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The Takeaway

Frustrated with U.S., Amazon Tests Drone Delivery in Canada

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It's a bird ... It's a plane ... It's an Amazon drone carrying a package weighing less than 55 lbs.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Self-Publishing Success

Sunday, February 08, 2015

In 2011, as a relatively unknown writer, Hugth Howey released a dystopian science fiction novella on the internet. Readers loved it and clamored for more. Before any print copies had even been published, Howey's WOOL series sold hundeds of thousands of copies, earning him a small fortune. He believes that self-publishing is the future for lots of writers.

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FT Big Read

Amazon goes to Hollywood

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Amazon goes to Hollywood

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Is Amazon Good, Or Evil? A Debate

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Amazon accounts for 41 percent of all new book sales. But is the company a reader's friend? We tackle the question in this preview to this Intelligence Squared debate.

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WNYC Digital

The 2015 Oscar-Nominated Movies You Can Watch From Home

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Did you miss Boyhood, Grand Budapest Hotel or Gone Girl in theaters? Here's your guide to what's viewable from the couch.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

City Hall Sandwich; An Amazon Debate; Violence And Morality

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Two City commissioners discuss the new (and popular) municipal ID program. Plus: the city's investigation commissioner; is Amazon good for readers?; violence and morality. 

Money Talking

Clicking Your Way Through the Grocery Aisle

Friday, December 05, 2014

Lugging groceries around New York is tough. The weather's bad. The bags break. It's a grind. Fresh Direct pioneered home delivery, and now Amazon and Google want a piece of the action.

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Money Talking

Best Business Books for 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014

From hotshot, high-frequency traders to a serial entrepreneur criticizing capitalism, this year's best business reads are all about thinking differently. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Inspired By Real Congressmen, Garry Trudeau Creates a Sitcom

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Alpha House is a comedy about four senators who rent a house together in Washington DC, inspired by real-life Congressmen who share a home in D.C.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The End of the Amazon-Hachette Dispute

Friday, November 14, 2014

Amazon and Hachette have finally reached an agreement. The two companies will begin trading again as usual, with Hachette setting the prices of its e-books.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Why the Amazon-Hachette Fight Matters and What It Means for Publishing

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Vanity Fair contributor Keith Gessen explains why more than money is at stake in the publishing industry’s battle against Amazon’s e-book pricing.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The "Is Amazon Evil?" Edition

Friday, October 17, 2014

David Plotz, John Dickerson, and special guest Annie Lowrey discuss the political response to Ebola, ponder the presumptive 2015 Congress, and debate whether Amazon is a monopoly.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

"Amazon Must Be Stopped"

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

It's time to break up Amazon, says New Republic editor Franklin Foer, who sees the e-commerce giant as a "threat to democracy."

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The Takeaway

Amazon's New Model May Change the Future of TV

Friday, September 26, 2014

For $39 a month, AT&T and Amazon are offering new subscribers broadband Internet, HBO, and a variety of new, Amazon-exclusive programs, and hoping young viewers buy in.

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Money Talking

How Important is the Alibaba IPO?

Friday, September 19, 2014

What to make of the attention (and hype) around the public stock offering of the Chinese e-commerce company, expected to be one of the largest in history. 

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Money Talking

Exciting? Sure. Innovative? Nah.

Friday, September 12, 2014

New phones. Bigger phones. Smart watches. Soaring stock prices. The tech industry's not short on glitzy announcements, but every new gadget isn't a game-changer.

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On The Media

Looks Like Amazon is Going to Buy Twitch

Monday, August 25, 2014

A billion dollars would buy a lot of Pokemon games. 
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The Takeaway

Google and Barnes & Noble Threaten Amazon's Book Market Dominance

Friday, August 08, 2014

Amazon dominates the book market: according to research by the Codex Group, in March 2014, 41 percent of all new book unit purchases came from Amazon, along with 65 percent of all new online book units, both print and digital. But a new partnership announced earlier this week may threaten Amazon's control of the book market. Local Barnes & Noble retailers in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles will now offer same-day book deliveries through Google Shopping Express. 

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On The Media

Dare to Stream

Friday, August 01, 2014

Bob goes to Hollywood to track down the future of television and locates it....in his laptop. A special report on streaming video, first aired in March of 2014.

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