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  • Amazon employees in Germany strike just before Christmas

    Amazon employees in Germany strike just before Christmas
    Amazon.com workers in Germany walked off the job Monday to demand better wages and treatment, just as the e-commerce giant heads into the thick of Christmas gift-ordering. The Ver.di union said a round of walkouts in Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld and Graben was...
  • Amazon workers in Germany strike during busy holiday season

    Amazon workers in Germany strike during busy holiday season
    Amazon workers in Germany went on strike Monday, protesting the working conditions at the online retailer's shipping centers. The workers' union, Ver.di, also sent a delegation to the company's Seattle offices. "The Amazon system is characterized by low...
  • New e-book subscription service Entitle launches

    New e-book subscription service Entitle launches
    The idea of a "Netflix for books" e-book service is too delicious to resist. Amazon has a version, its Kindle Lending Library. Oyster launched a high-profile e-book subscription service in October. That same month Scribd, which has been putting large...
  • Daniel Clowes' publisher finds Shia LaBeouf's actions 'baffling'

    Daniel Clowes' publisher finds Shia LaBeouf's actions 'baffling'
    In 2007, Daniel Clowes published a short story in graphic novel form. On Monday, Shia LaBeouf debuted a short film he'd directed that used narration from Clowes' original word for word. On Monday night, LaBouef took to Twitter, acknowledging that...
  • Anxious retailers stretch holiday hours

    Anxious retailers stretch holiday hours
    With a week to go before Christmas, retailers are in full battle mode, with many unveiling plans to keep their stores open for marathon stretches to give last-minute gift buyers every opportunity to spend. Toys R Us will throw its doors wide starting at...
  • Publishing's panic seems to subside in 2013

    Publishing's panic seems to subside in 2013
    Toward the end of September, I found myself in a meeting room at Brooklyn Borough Hall in New York with planners from a variety of book fairs (Miami, Trinidad, Texas, Australia) discussing audience and cooperation and outreach. It was the morning after...
  • TV hits a prime time online and beyond in 2013

     TV hits a prime time online and beyond in 2013
    It was a sweet year to be a TV critic. Some of us have been shouting into the wind for years, but finally and yet somewhat miraculously, television is being acknowledged as a legitimate and ascendant art form. Books were published, panels held,...
  • Grocer Aldi to open stores, regional headquarters in California

    Grocer Aldi to open stores, regional headquarters in California
    Supermarket chain Aldi plans to open 650 new stores in the U.S. the next five years, part of an aggressive growth strategy that includes building a regional headquarters and distribution center in Moreno Valley, Calif. The expansion will be the budget...
  • Technology 2013: The loss of privacy is digitized

    Technology 2013: The loss of privacy is digitized
    The setting: a gloomy metropolis in the not-too-distant future. Endless rows of identically clad proles sit before a giant screen, watching Big Brother rant about the virtues of group think. "We are one people with one will, one resolve, one cause!" he...
  • 'Super Saturday' brings crowds, deals for last-minute shoppers

    'Super Saturday' brings crowds, deals for last-minute shoppers
    The parking lot was crowded. Streams of shoppers flowed around the Santa’s House erected in the middle of the center. Shoppers laden with bags jostled each other in long lines stretching from cashiers. It’s "Super Saturday" at the Grove...
  • Beyonce stops by Wal-Mart, pays for shoppers' holiday gifts

    Beyonce stops by Wal-Mart, pays for shoppers' holiday gifts
    And the “#BeyGood” season continues. BeyoncĂ© stopped by a Wal-Mart in Tewksbury, Mass., on  Friday, shocking hundreds of holiday shoppers with her presence alone. But a simple appearance with hugs and smiles to customers around wasn’...