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Amazon now serves takeout -- and diapers

The new Amazon Elements lineup offers in-depth info on where its products come from, starting with diapers and baby wipes. Plus: In Seattle, at least, takeout is on the menu.

By December 4, 2014


Staples to shutter up to 225 stores amid online pressures

The retailer says it expects to close the stores by the end of 2015 and save approximately $500 million in the process.

By March 6, 2014


Amazon's Bezos defends heavy investments in Prime, Kindle

Regulatory filings by the online retail giant also revealed Bezos' total compensation remained steady at $1.68 million in 2012.

By April 12, 2013


A is for Amazon: Google's autocomplete alphabet

Have you done your ABCs with Google lately? Autocomplete for single letters tells us a few things about what's on our minds and who's top dog from A to Z.

By September 7, 2012


Why do they hate (and fear) Amazon? Count the ways

Is a way of life about to get wiped out by the coldly efficient juggernaut that Jeff Bezos has created?

By July 23, 2012


SOPA copyright bill draws fire

roundup The Stop Online Piracy Act is intended to target "rogue" Web sites, but critics say it'll knock the stuffing out of legitimate sites as well.

By February 1, 2012


Seven accused in $14 million click-hijacking scam

Six Estonians were arrested and a Russian is sought in connection with scheme that spread malware that redirect Web searchers to sites and ads that paid them money.

By November 9, 2011


eBay prepares for new fight over Internet sales taxes

Draft U.S. Senate bill targeting even very small eBay sellers, who might make only a few thousand dollars a year in profits, has the auction site crying foul.

By November 3, 2011


eBay to buy GSI Commerce for $2.4 billion

The price tag for the e-commerce services company is more than eBay paid for PayPal and almost as much as it paid for Skype.

By March 28, 2011


WikiLeaks, Assange feel the heat (roundup)

Whistle-blower site faces heavy criticism and repercussions for publishing extensive details of U.S. military and diplomatic activity. Editor Julian Assange, meanwhile, confronts his own challenges in court.

By February 24, 2011