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Amazon, Warner Home Video in standoff over 'Lego' preorders

Web giant stops taking advanced orders for some upcoming films in a possible attempt to increase its margins on sales.

By June 11, 2014

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Amazon acknowledges contract standoff with Hachette

Internet retail giant admits restricting sales of the publisher's titles but calls it a justified negotiating approach.

By May 27, 2014

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Dish blinks in Hopper standoff with Disney -- or is it a wink?

The DVR that auto-skips broadcast ads has been deflecting networks' attacks in the courtroom, but Disney succeeds at the contract bargaining table instead -- by giving Dish landmark Internet content rights.

By March 3, 2014

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Online options raise stakes in CBS, Time Warner standoff

With a blackout of CBS' channels, the TV broadcaster and the cable giant are locked in a showdown consumers have seen before. But this time online options like Aereo are shifting the leverage in the fight.

By August 4, 2013

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What next for WikiLeaks' Julian Assange?

The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to exit "soon" from a small pocket of Ecuador in Britain's capital, but little has changed diplomatically and legally that would spur his eventual release.

By August 19, 2014

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Why Amazon won't stop picking fights with its partners

The online retailer ramps up its public war with publishers and studios in the name of pricing. Will consumers care?

By August 12, 2014

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Amazon jabs Hachette in e-books dispute: 'We will never give up'

In a letter to readers and authors, the e-commerce giants asks people to email Hachette's CEO saying they want lower e-book prices.

By August 9, 2014

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Amazon to Hachette: Lower e-book prices to $9.99 to end dispute

The e-commerce company has made the book publisher a public offer: accept $9.99 e-book prices, and Amazon won't ask for more of each sale.

By July 29, 2014

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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Michelangelo, Honest Abe join forces in Lego parody

Watch this grindhouse-style parody trailer of "History Cops," featuring Lego Abraham Lincoln and Michelangelo as partners looking to stop a civil war.

By June 13, 2014