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#30DayChallenge: College Students Excel

Setting the stage for success in the first 30 days of the term

Whichever is the case for you, in this challenge you’ll learn what you need to…

By Robin White Goode

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Detroit Engineer: Turn Buses Into Rolling Tech Teaching Labs

An Amazon engineer has a way to empower people and provide technology skills in his hometown of Detroit

An Amazon engineer hailing from Detroit has a novel idea for that city’s unused school…

By Samara Lynn

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No Same-Day for You: Amazon and Other Examples of Unequal Access in Tech

A report shows that Amazon withholds its same-day delivery service to several zip codes in predominately black neighborhoods. It's just one example of tech racism

How unfortunate that technology advances so much faster than humans’ capacity to not be racist,…

By Samara Lynn

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10 Secret Strategies For Saving Big Bucks With Amazon

How to shave even more money off competitive prices

Ask a friend — who’s also a regular Amazon shopper — to sign up with…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Amazon Vice President Dishes on Amazon Drone Delivery

Paul Misener provides more details on its drone delivery service.

Amazon is working on making service available in urban, rural, and suburban areas. Those in…

By Samara Lynn

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Your Amazon Package Will Soon Arrive by Drone

Amazon's Prime Air service is testing package delivery via drone

The drone industry is going to revolutionize delivery.

By Samara Lynn

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The 5 Internet Companies That Get Most of Our Money

These publicly traded companies get 70% of our online dollars

Only publicly-traded companies were factored in. Also, companies that make revenue from Internet activities, but…

By Samara Lynn

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Location is Key: Amazon Books Opens Retail Store

The online retailer’s physical store hopes to enhance customer experience

This week Amazon opened its doors to the public. These aren’t metaphorical doors but real,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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3 Launchpad Products That Help Increase Productivity at Work

Amazon’s new marketplace for tech startups exposes them to a wider audience

Amazon’s new marketplace for tech startups exposes them to a wider audience

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Amazon Partners With Startups To Sell Crowdfunded Products

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Steady Wavering Confederate Flag: The Market Response

One way or another, the flag is flying off shelves

Sales of the Confederate flag have increased following the massacre in South Carolina.

By Michael Tolbert

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Jesse Jackson Pushes Silicon Valley for More Than Transparency

Tech giants are urged to make real efforts at leveling the playing field

Jesse Jackson attended Amazon’s annual shareholder’s meeting and continued to urge tech giants to diversify…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Amazon Launches New STEM Toy Shop

New site meets the growing demands of parents for educational toys

Amazon launches new toy shop geared towards encouraging kids to develop STEM skills.

By Courtney Connley

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Amazon To Open Physical Store in New York City

The e-commerce giant's store will launch in midtown Manhattan

The e-commerce juggernaut will open up its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City. Amazon…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Report Shows Amazon Offers Best Deal on College Textbooks

Save money on books by shopping online

Consumer Reports has determined that the first place students should shop for their textbooks. Find…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Amazon Purchases Twitch TV For More Than $1 Billion

The e-commerce site trumps Google for Twitch TV

Twitch TV, the live streaming social network for video games, has just been purchased by…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Google Offers Small Business Owners Free Cloud Storage For A Year

Google enters cloud storage provider war, offers biz owners free space

Google is taking the fight for cloud-computing services in the small business market to the…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Twitter ‘Buy Button’ Appears On Website

With stocks down, can Twitter create a new source of revenue?

With stocks down, can Twitter create a new source of revenue through the advent of…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Amazon’s Drone Delivery Dreams Are Grounded

FAA bans commercial use, but recreational still allowed

Amazon's Prime Air service would deliver small packages to consumers via drone, hopefully while avoiding…

By Patrick Austin

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Amazon Announces Fire Phone

With unlimited photo storage, a face-tracking camera, and a service to buy anything you see, this could be the ultimate shopping phone

Amazon's Fire Phone can track your head and buy almost anything, but only works well…

By Patrick Austin

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