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1 year 3 weeks ago

Amazon launches site for purchase of fine art

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon.com is getting into the fine art arena. Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art. The announcement came Tuesday, a day after Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. announced that its CEO, Jeff Bezos (BAY'-zohs),...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Wal-Mart and Amazon go around App Store

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart and Amazon have revealed new video and book-reading services that are designed for the iPad but bypass Apple Inc.'s fees on content sales. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. started to stream video from its Vudu service to the iPad's Web browser on Wednesday, and Amazon.com Inc....

3 years 3 months ago

Amazon selling cheaper Kindle 3G with ads

SEATTLE (AP) - Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. is selling an ad-laden version of its Kindle 3G e-reader, which has wireless service for downloading books. Amazon said late Tuesday that the new Kindle 3G with Special Offers costs $164. It includes on-screen ads and is $25 cheaper than the standard...

3 years 9 months ago

Amazon pulls pedophile book by Pueblo man

Phillip Greaves' new book caused controversy all over the country. It's called The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure . "I wanted to provide some guidelines for pedophiles so they could avoid hurting their victims," said Greaves. He said he's tired of people vilifying pedophiles. "I wrote the book...

4 years 5 months ago

Bloggers squeezed in Amazon flap

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...

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