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HBO unleashes streaming from cable contracts

...Netflix-watching accounts for about one-third of U.S. Internet traffic in the evening, according to Sandvine.Amazon.com Inc., Yahoo Inc. and Google's YouTube also offer Internet-only series as alternatives to pay TV.HBO CEO Richard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/hbo-unleashes-streaming-ca
Single PayPal likely to partner with eBay competitors, aggressively fight for mobile space

...ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile...solo move?Courting major eBay competitors such as Amazon.com Inc. and Alibaba, who might be more likely to partner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-30/single-paypal-likely-partn
Deal could make Amazon.com the Wal-Mart of Web

NEW YORK -- Amazon.com shook the Internet community on Tuesday...shopping-cart full of household items. While Amazon.com executives downplayed the suggestion...passionate about Internet stocks was Amazon.com's announcement it planned to issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/05/tec_235198.shtml
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Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion in IPO record

...in mobile growth and big financial gains in the quarter ended June 30.The company ? which handles more sales than Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. combined ? said profit nearly tripled to $2 billion, or 84 cents a share, from a year earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/alibaba-seeks-raise-243-bi
Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

...its last fiscal year ending March 31, Alibaba earned $3.7 billion, making it more profitable than eBay Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. combined.Friday's closing price gave the company a value of $231.44 billion, compared with $150 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-19/alibaba-stock-soars-jubila
'Minecraft' becomes publishing hit with official game guides

...has inspired at least 10 self-published novels and hundreds of fan fiction stories.A senior editor for books at Amazon.com, Chris Schluep notes that other game-related releases have succeeded. Last year, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-07/minecraft-now-publishing-sensation
Business news

...by J.K. Rowling, Michael Connelly and other Ha chette Book Group authors, you'll have to go somewhere besides Amazon.com.A standoff between Ama zon and one of the leading New York publishers has intensified. The online retailer, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-23/business-news
Amazon to offer credit-card reader and mobile app for small businesses

...tablet. The reader processes credit or debit card payments via a secure Amazon network, the same one that processes Amazon.com purchases. The service is designed to serve on-the-go small business owners who might otherwise only accept cash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/amazon-offer-credit-card-r
Augustan self-publishes fantasy tale

...an ebook for $2.99 at online retailers, including amazon.com.'Colbert bump' helps 2nd Hachette writerNEW YORK...Group USA, which is in tense contract negotiations with Amazon.com.Writer of 'Little Big Man' dies at age 89NEW YORK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-24/augustan-self-publishes-fant
Book briefs

...is in grave danger, and their only hope is that the dragon will help them."The book is available for purchase on Amazon.com and Createspace.com, in hard copy for $10 or ebook for $5.A companion Web site can be found at TheIsabelleChronicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-09-04/book-briefs