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Looking For a Job? Amazon Hiring 50,000 Seasonal Workers This Year

Seattle-based online retailer Amazon.com Inc. says it’s hiring 50,000 temporary workers at order-fulfillment centers across the US this holiday season, and it expects “thousands” of those seasonal hires to stay on full time.

10/15/2012

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Wal-Mart To Stop Selling Amazon.com Kindles

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is phasing out the sale of Seattle-based Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle e-readers, the second major retailer to stop offering the items in six months.

CBS Seattle–09/20/2012

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Toys R Us Lauches Tablet Computer… For Kids

Toys R Us plans to launch its own tablet computer aimed at children called Tabeo on October 21, a low-priced entry into the increasingly crowded tablet business.

09/10/2012

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Amazon CEO Gives $2.5M for WA Gay Marriage Law

Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced Friday they are donating $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washington’s same-sex marriage law.

07/27/2012

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Amazon.com Meets Tiny 2Q profit expectations

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that matched Wall Street’s meager expectations, but its revenue gains and outlook for the current quarter fell short of forecasts.

07/26/2012

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Amazon.com Drops Affiliation With Conservative Political Group

Internet retailer Amazon.com Inc. is dropping its affiliation with a conservative political group, in part because of some of the positions the American Legislative Exchange Council has taken, a spokeswoman said Thursday.

05/25/2012

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Best Grocery Delivery Services in Seattle

Life has gotten so busy these days, it’s a good thing there are Seattle area options for buying groceries, organic produce and even fresh, low carb meals ready to pop in the oven! Here are some of our favorites.

05/14/2012

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Amazon Stock Jumps – 1Q Profits Beat Estimates

Seattle based Amazon.com, Inc. posted first-quarter profits Thursday that blew by analysts’ estimates and caused the company’s stock to jump in extended trading.

04/26/2012

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Seattle Among Top Buyers of Hunger Games Books

According to Amazon.com, Seattle has purchased more Hunger Games books than nearly any other US city. To celebrate, Seattle-based Amazon is giving away the Hunger Games book trilogy and a Kindle Fire in a sweepstakes this weekend.

03/23/2012

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New iPad Expected with Faster Chip, Sharper Screen

If last year’s launch of Apple’s iPad 2 is any guide, the new Apple iPad model will go on sale in the U.S. next week, likely on Friday, giving even more competition to Seattle based Amazon.com and its Kindle Fire.

03/07/2012

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