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  • Amazon says it sold 426 items a second on Cyber Monday

    Amazon says it sold 426 items a second on Cyber Monday
    Amazon.com sold almost 37 million items on Cyber Monday, a pace of 426 a second to be exact. The sales tally for Dec. 2 was one of a number of statistics the Seattle online retailer announced on Thursday.  It did not reveal how sales compared to...
  • Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants

    Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants
    The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult. Though...
  • Faces to Watch in 2014: Digital media | Nancy Tellem, Mike Hopkins, Issa Rae

     Faces to Watch in 2014: Digital media | Nancy Tellem, Mike Hopkins, Issa Rae
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Nancy Tellem | Microsoft's president of entertainment and digital media The veteran CBS...
  • 2013: The year's 10 biggest culture war battles

    2013: The year's 10 biggest culture war battles
    The raging controversy over comments made by "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson in GQ magazine and A&E's decision to suspend him from the remaining episodes of the upcoming fifth season arrive at the end of a year that has no shortage of culture war dust-...
  • Watch video game propose marriage to creator's gamer girlfriend

    Watch video game propose marriage to creator's gamer girlfriend
    How does a game designer ask his gamer girlfriend to marry him? How about with a video game that ends with a wedding proposal? Robert Fink, a video game artist, teamed up with a few of his friends to develop "Knight Man: A Quest For Love," a video...
  • Apple iOS Christmas online shopping sales 5 times higher than Android

    Apple iOS Christmas online shopping sales 5 times higher than Android
    Every quarter Google has a larger mobile market share than Apple, but when it comes to shopping online, iOS users outspent Android users with sales five times higher on Christmas Day. Apple iOS users accounted for 23% of total U.S. online sales,...
  • Christmas package delays: Isn't presence better than presents anyway?

    Christmas package delays: Isn't <em>presence</em> better than <em>presents</em> anyway?
    Talk about a First World problem: Christmas packages that didn’t arrive on time. Suffice to say, Christmas 2013 wasn’t Amazon’s, or UPS’ or FedEx’s finest hour. But from the uproar, you’d have thought NORAD had...
  • Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?

    Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?
    In a just world, all the people who have piled on to the federal government for blowing the launch of healthcare.gov would take a look at the UPS Christmas Day screwup and swallow hard. But it's not a just world, so the lesson of how the nation's...
  • Financial markets: Six highlights -- and absurdities -- of 2013

    Financial markets: Six highlights -- and absurdities -- of 2013
    Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus. Instead, we're on track for a...
  • Drone giant California loses bids for federal testing sites

    Drone giant California loses bids for federal testing sites
    WASHINGTON — Although California is home to some of the nation's biggest drone manufacturers, the state was passed over Monday when the federal government picked six sites across the nation for testing the use of robotic aircraft in U.S. airspace....
  • Amazon offers Kindle Fire HDX on no-interest installment payments

    Amazon offers Kindle Fire HDX on no-interest installment payments
    Amazon.com is continuing to offer customers new deals on its Kindle Fire HDX tablets, with the most recent promotion giving consumers the option of paying for the gadget in four no-interest installments. The Seattle-based online retailer will let...