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  • Netflix-Comcast deal ends Internet consumption dispute

    Netflix-Comcast deal ends Internet consumption dispute
    The landmark deal between Comcast Corp. and Netflix Inc. resolves a simmering dispute over who will support America's growing Internet video habit. Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast for a direct connection to the cable operator's broadband networks to...
  • Barnes & Noble gets conditional acquisition offer

    Barnes & Noble gets conditional acquisition offer
    Barnes & Noble Inc., the last-standing major chain in the national bookstore market, received a conditional proposal from a private investment management firm to take over 51% of the company for $22 a share. The offer came through Thursday night,...
  • Amazon TV set-top box coming in March, report says

    Amazon TV set-top box coming in March, report says
    Amazon.com is gearing up to release an Internet-connected television set-top box as early as next month, according to a report Friday. The Seattle-based online retailer is aiming for a March debut for a product that would go head-to-head with the...
  • 10 romantic shows to binge-watch over Valentine's Day weekend

    10 romantic shows to binge-watch over Valentine's Day weekend
    If binge-watching the second season of "House of Cards," Netflix's misanthropic political thriller, isn't your idea of romance, take heart: There are plenty of other shows that celebrate love in its myriad forms available for you to binge-watch this...
  • Comcast plans a media powerhouse

    Comcast plans a media powerhouse
    Comcast Corp. already produces movies, television shows and national and local news programs while operating theme parks and the largest pay-TV system in the U.S. And now, with one bold stroke, the Philadelphia conglomerate could dominate the flow of...
  • After couple found $10 million in gold coins, they reburied stash

    After couple found $10 million in gold coins, they reburied stash
    The California couple who stumbled on what may be the most valuable cache of gold coins ever found in North America were so taken aback that reburied them in an old ice chest until they could figure out their next step. That was the story relayed by...
  • Retail sales fall unexpectedly in January

    Retail sales fall unexpectedly in January
    This year's streak of nasty weather is wreaking havoc on the economy, causing plunging worker productivity, soaring heating bills, canceled flights, damaged crops and frozen hiring. But the bitter conditions, which last month left thousands stranded...
  • Tech CEO charged with assaulting 'Beverly Hills Nannies' star

    Tech CEO charged with assaulting 'Beverly Hills Nannies' star
    Prosecutors in Summit County, Utah, have charged the chief executive of Entropic Communications Inc., a San Diego semiconductor company, with assaulting a model who appeared on the reality television show "Beverly Hills Nannies." The criminal complaint,...
  • Amazon, Home Depot go on hiring sprees for spring

    Amazon, Home Depot go on hiring sprees for spring
    Amazon.com Inc. and The Home Depot Inc., both giants in their respective retail fields, are heralding the arrival of spring with major hiring surges. E-commerce king Amazon said it will take on more than 2,500 full-time workers in several states as...
  • George Packer on his new Amazon story in the New Yorker

    George Packer on his new Amazon story in the New Yorker
    Amazon is good for online shoppers, but is it good for books? That's what George Packer asks in this week's New Yorker, in a long article that looks at the online retailer as disruptor. Amazon can be difficult to write about -- the company would not...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle': Is 'Rodrigo' a parody of Gustavo Dudamel?

    'Mozart in the Jungle': Is 'Rodrigo' a parody of Gustavo Dudamel?
    In Amazon's recently released pilot episode of "Mozart in the Jungle," a young, curly-haired Latin conductor named Rodrigo (Gael Garcia Bernal) is lauded as classical music's next big thing, a maestro so talented and charismatic that he is eagerly...