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Tilt ? swivel ? Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phone

...high-end phones, plus you get double the storage and a free year of Amazon's Prime membership with Fire. Still, Amazon.com Inc. typically has undercut rivals on just about anything else sold on this planet.Price parity could make it tough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/tilt-swivel-amazon-fire-of
Amazon's Bezos unveils Fire Phone with fast track to online shopping

SEATTLE - Amazon.com Inc. unveiled the Fire Phone smartphone Wednesday, featuring a way to differentiate the device from rivals with technology that identifies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-18/amazons-bezos-unveils-fire
biz bits

...site.AT&T to sell Amazon Kindle in storesWHAT'S THE NEWS? AT&T Inc. said Monday that it will begin selling Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle e-reader in its retail stores starting Sunday. Amazon already sells a $189 version of the Kindle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/biz-bits/2011-02-28/biz-bits
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...its spends more money to license compelling content.The efforts are aimed at warding off competitive threats from Amazon.com Inc. and Hulu.com while Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. also are gearing up to buy Internet video programming from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-21/business-news
Microsoft names cloud computing chief as next CEO

...and Android devices.The direction points the company toward an orbit occupied by Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. and away from the core PC business that has been Microsoft's mainstay. "Going forward, it's a mobile-first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-04/microsoft-names-cloud-comp
Visionary or 'nuts'? Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's multibillion deal raises questions, hopes

...means it lets the company expand into a new space, rather than grow its core business. It's a strategy employed by Amazon.com Inc., whose businesses range from online retail to video streaming to tablets, and Google Inc., which recently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-26/visionary-or-nuts-facebook
Apple, Comcast in talks about TV service

...Commission.The court action, some said, could lead Comcast and other Internet service providers to make deals with Amazon.com Inc., Netflix Inc. and others to stream products on an Internet express lane ? a huge advantage for Apple and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/apple-comcast-talks-about-
Amazon founder buys Washington Post for $250 million.

...longtime publisher, The Washington Post Co., announced the deal Monday. Bezos is buying the paper as an individual. Amazon.com Inc. is not involved. Washington Post chairman and CEO Donald Graham called Bezos a "uniquely good new owner." He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-05/amazon-buys-washington-pos
Kindle FreeTime offers parents peace of mind over what kids view

...helpful at times, there also were times she managed to post old pictures to Facebook or watch an inappropriate movie.Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle Free-Time gives parents an easy way to block grown-up content. Kindles aren't alone in offering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-01-10/kindle-freet
Find shopping deals for college students

...So ask at the counter if they offer any discounts. Most are around 10 percent off.MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM DEALS: Amazon.com Inc. gives college students free two-day shipping for six months if they sign up at amazon.com/joinstudent. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-09-05/find-shoppin