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Actress sues IMDb for posting age

Actress sues IMDb for posting age

SEATTLE, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A 40-year-old actress from Texas is suing the Internet Movie Database and its parent company Amazon for revealing her age on the movie Web site.

Barnes & Noble won't sell DC graphic novels

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- A tiff over digital rights means hard copies of DC Comics graphic novels won't be sold at Barnes & Noble stores in the United States, the book chain said.
Heat wave tested warehouse workers in Pa.

Heat wave tested warehouse workers in Pa.

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A heat wave this summer tested workers and management at an Amazon.com warehouse in Pennsylvania, witnesses said.
DC makes graphic novels available online

DC makes graphic novels available online

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. publisher DC Entertainment says it is releasing digital versions of 100 of its graphic novels, including Watchmen, Batman and Superman titles.
Amazon unveils Kindle Fire to challenge iPad 2

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire to challenge iPad 2

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet giant Amazon.com Wednesday it was gearing up for a launch of a tablet computer that undercuts the price of Apple's iPad by a wide margin.

E-magazines have sales in mind

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. fashion magazines are blurring the lines between media and retail by selling goods they advertise or write about, industry observers said.
Amazon vs. Apple: A good deal for buyers

Amazon vs. Apple: A good deal for buyers

SEATTLE, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- An industry analyst said U.S. retailer Amazon's foray into tablet computer production has one guaranteed winner: The consumer.

Amazon to pay sales tax in California

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A new tax law in California is going to force Internet giant Amazon to find creative ways to keep customers, retail analysts said.

Peru upgrades navy, air defenses

LIMA, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Peru is upgrading its key naval assets and acquiring new components for its air defenses as the country grapples with unrest among coca growers in the Amazon.

Deforestation said to affect rainfall

LEEDS, England, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Deforestation in West Africa, as land use changes from forest to cropland, reduces rainfall over the rest of the forest, British researchers say.

A dying economy

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- The essence of the economic crisis is becoming clear. It is less an event than a transition and we won't be getting back to "normal," not ever.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

California strikes Internet tax compromise

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- A compromise in California could spark greater interest in states pursuing sales tax on Internet purchases, a tax attorney said.

Study: Hotter summers could be permanent

BOSTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Extreme summertime temperatures are likely to become a regular occurrence even if expected increases in global temperatures are avoided, U.S. researchers say.

Amazon offers California jobs, centers

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Internet retailer Amazon.com offered to build distribution centers and hire 1,000 workers if California drops, even temporarily, its sales tax collection law.

Some won't sell kids book on dieting

BOSTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Some U.S. books stores won't sell a book on weight loss geared to children ages 4-8, booksellers say.
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Amazon.com Inc. introduced the new Kindle Fire e-reader yesterday in New York, September 29, 2011. The 7-inch Fire is aimed at taking on Appel's I-Pod and offers a host of downloadable music, movies, TV shows, eBooks and apps . UPI/Amazon Inc./Handout Image.
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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) with a +$100 billion market capitalization, is an American multinational electronic commerce corporation headquartered in Seattle, Washington, United States, it is often called the world's largest online retailer.[3] Amazon has separate websites for the following countries: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, and China. Launches in Netherlands, Sweden, and India may follow.[4] It also provides international shipping to certain countries for some of its products.

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