WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department says it has reached a settlement with one of the nation's largest book publishers over charges it conspired with other companies to raise prices for electronic books. Federal officials say the agreement with Penguin Group (USA) Inc., if approved by a court, would remove... more »
The Fountain, a local Catholic shop, is closing its doors due to competition from the online retailer Amazon.com. The store has been operating in Colorado Springs since the 1950's.
Book sales accounted for over 50% of The Fountain's sales; as customers gravitated toward online deals rather than a familiar... more »
Once again, shopping at amazon.com is tax-free for Coloradoans after a federal judge this week tossed out a state law taxing online purchases. House Majority Leader Rep. Amy Stephens of Monument applauds the decision.
"Not only was it a burden for interstate commerce but for our internet retailers."
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For Phillip Greaves, his e-book, A Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure, has stoked a firestorm of controversy the past 48 hours.
Reporters have made several stops by his home in the past two days.
Greaves told News First 5 that the book hadn't sold any copies until... more »
Local bloggers are being squeezed financially by the online super-retailer Amazon.com after state lawmakers voted to tax online sales.
Rob Lucas runs the outdoor sporting blog ultrarob.com .
He and other bloggers make money by refering their readers to Amazon and other retailers to buy products. The companies... more »
The liberal group ProgressNow wants Coloradans to boycott Amazon.com over the retailer's decision to cut ties with online affiliates in the state. The boycott call came Tuesday, a day after Amazon.com broke with Colorado bloggers and Web site operators who help it sell products. Amazon blamed the state's new online... more »
Remember the thrill of Coronado High School graduate Henry Cejudo winning the gold medal in wrestling at the Beijing Olympics--his sheer joy as he wrapped himself in the American flag. Cejudo has now penned a memoir, American Victory: Wrestling, Dreams, and a Journey Toward Home. Cejudo recounts his life from... more »