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Amazon's handyman service expands to new cities

The company's Home Services site, which first launched in March, grows into 11 more cities and adds a new custom-jobs option.

By July 22, 2015


Amazon: Your next source for handyman services?

The new Amazon Home Services aims to help you find help around the house via an invite-only marketplace of professionals.

By March 30, 2015


Kevin Bacon could return to 'Tremors'

Twenty-five years after the cult hit monster movie, Bacon is set to produce and star in a TV reboot.

By November 25, 2015


Amazon Prime gets a sign-up boost from a big day of sales

A day of hot deals in July helped drive a 7 percent jump in Amazon Prime membership last quarter, according to a market researcher.

By October 20, 2015


Name your own price for a 'Goosebumps' audiobook bundle

From the Cheapskate: This deal is so good, it's scary! (Hey, I could have said it gives me goosebumps.)

By October 8, 2015


Amazon crochets itself an Etsy rival: Handmade

The storefront for handcrafted items is another effort by the e-commerce giant to become the everything store while simultaneously gunning for Etsy's business.

By October 7, 2015


Bruce Wayne decorates man caves? Even Batman needs a day job

A series of creative images reveal the day jobs of popular movie characters like Batman, E.T., Thor and Dumbledore.

By September 1, 2015


Amazon surprise! Prime members help deliver a profit

The e-commerce giant's unexpected profit and better-than-predicted sales prompted investors to push Amazon's market value above Walmart's.

By July 23, 2015


Instacart offers some contractors part-time employment

The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.

By June 22, 2015


Alibaba adds cars, 'smart living' to its repertoire

The company is offering everything from car marketing services to using a crowdfunding platform through its eBay-like retail site Taobao to allow business owners to raise capital from the site's users.

By April 10, 2015