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Scene from "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (credit by Lucasfilm LTD.)

Star Wars Movies To Be Available For Digital Download On iTunes, Amazon

After years of waiting for Star Wars fans, Lucasfilm will make the entire saga available for digital download.

04/06/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Larry Magid Tech Report: Amazon’s Dash Offers Ordering at the Push of a Button

Amazon has been offering one-click ordering online for almost two decades, but they’re taking that idea into the real world with the Dash button, offered to their Prime account customers, that allows convenient restocking of everyday items.

04/01/2015

Alibaba Group signage is posted outside the New York Stock Exchange prior to the company's initial price offering (IPO) on September 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Alibaba May Prefer Seattle Rather Than San Francisco For Its U.S. Headquarters

The e-commerce giant’s biggest rival, Amazon, is already based out of Seattle.

04/01/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon Jumping Into Services With Music Lessons, TV Installation And More

About 85 million Amazon shopper buy products like TV’s and home audio systems that require installation that can’t be sent in the mail. Now the internet giants want to provide it.

04/01/2015

Google Chromebit in Gizmodo demo (Photo from Gizmodo)

$100 Google Chromebit Turns Any TV Into A Full Computer

This summer, Google is unveiling a full computer that will cost less than $100. It looks like a memory stick or maybe a high-tech highlighter, but it’s actually a full-fledged quad core processor computer with 16 gig hard drive and 2 gigs of ram. Just plug it into any TV with an HDMI port available.

03/31/2015

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (left) shows off Amazon PrimeAir drones to Charlie Rose of CBS News. The unmanned aircraft would be used for shipping items to customers. (CBS)

Larry Magid: Amazon Inches Closer To Making Delivery Drones A Reality

Amazon scored a victory this week in its battle with government regulators. The company will start testing delivery drones but don’t expect that package by air just yet.

03/20/2015

A drone of the Delta drone company. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Rules Released, FAA Plan Would Allow Businesses, Media, Farmers To Fly UAVs

The FAA released long-awaited proposed rules for drone use Sunday.

02/15/2015

Netflix

Netflix Stock Soars After Reeling In 4.3 Million More Subscribers Opting Out Of Traditional Pay-TV

Netflix is hoping to hook millions more Internet video subscribers with the lure of original programming as it accelerates its international expansion in an effort to build the leading network for the digital-streaming age.

01/20/2015

Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices. (Philippe Dupeyrat/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Says Book Club Pick Seems Timely In Light Of Paris Jihadist Killings

The Facebook CEO announced Saturday he would take on Steven Pinker’s “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” a book that contends violence has decreased in modern times and the world has become more humane.

01/18/2015

A robot moves products on the floor of an Amazon warehouse in Tracy, California. (CBS)

Amazon Deploys Robots To Boost Holiday Distribution At Tracy Facility

Today marks “Cyber Monday” which traditionally is Amazon. com’s biggest day of online shopping and this year the company has implemented robots to make distributions run more efficiently.

12/01/2014

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