MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Writing, Blogging, and Speaking, Intelligently
I have met people withPhD'swho say things like this:
"Her and me went to the movies."
"This gift is for she and I."
While this may peg me as a language snob, I think twice before I listen to a su... Posted on 11/8/12 at 3:26 PM
IN THE BLACK Source for Free Kindle Books
I have been using the Kindle e-book app on my laptop and Android phone. After Christmas I purchased a Kindle Fire.
There is an app you can download to read Kindle books on your computer if you do no... Posted on 1/4/12 at 1:48 PM
Amazon’s Prime Instant Video streaming service is getting childish with its next venture. Amazon Studios, which produces movies and series for online giant Amazon.com, has given the greenlight to the children’s pilot “Sara Solves It.”
E.L. James’ erotic romance novel “Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy” was the best-selling book on Amazon this year, followed by the thriller “Gone Girl,” the online retailer said on Friday.
Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire tablet computers on Thursday, including ones with larger color screens, as the online retailer steps up competition with Apple ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Ryan Nakashima and Barbara Ortutay
, September 06, 2012
Target Corp. is phasing out Amazon.com Inc.'s e-reader Kindle at its more than 1,700 stores and its website. Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said Wednesday that the decision to stop selling Kindles this spring came after an "ongoing review" of Target's merchandise that evaluates quality and prices of the chain's offerings. The move coincides with the discounter's plan to create mini shops of Apple Inc. products in 25 of its stores this year.
This article is submitted by the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corp.For more information about the EDC, visit www.grandforks.org.
When Amazon.com was expanding its Grand Forks footprint last summer, an old manufacturing building needed to be converted into an office complex.
Connecticut officials are not giving up on requiring Internet sellers to collect state sales taxes, despite signs from online retailer Amazon.com that it has no immediate plans to abide by the state's new Internet tax law.
Company says it will hire more than 200 by end of 2012 Amazon showed off its second customer service building in the Grand Forks Industrial Park, an expansion officials say will bring more than 200 new full-time jobs to town.
Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs on Monday introduced more than just a cloud storage system for songs that fans buy legitimately through iTunes. He unveiled a system that might finally get music lovers to pay for the songs they got through less-than-proper means.
Tax-free shopping is under threat for many online shoppers as states facing widening budget gaps increasingly pressure Amazon.com Inc. and other Internet retailers to start collecting sales taxes from their residents.
Amazon.com Inc. has patented a system that would let people exchange unwanted gifts for those they actually want — even before they receive the original gift. For now, though, it's just an idea until Amazon figures out how to implement it.
A severe drought has dropped water levels on a major Amazon tributary to their lowest point since officials began keeping records more than a century ago, the government reported today, cutting off dozens of communities who depend on the river for work and transportation.
Through the mechanism of “a little here and a little there,” Grand Forks’ sales tax has grown to 6.75 percent. Another quarter cent will make it 7 percent. That isn’t much, but if another pet project comes down the road, how much will it be then?
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