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Amazon Unveils New Kindle Fire

Amazon is updating its Kindle Fire tablet computer as it steps up competition with Apple’s iPad.

CBS Los Angeles–09/06/2012

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Amazon Says Kindle Fire Is ‘Sold Out’

Amazon has quenched the Kindle Fire, saying its first tablet computer is now sold out.

CBS Los Angeles–08/30/2012

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Belgian Man BASE Jumps Off One Of World’s Tallest Waterfalls In Peru’s Amazon Jungle

On Friday, 138 daredevils broke the skydiving world record in Chicago and 5 days later a Belgian man jumped off the world’s 5th-tallest free-leaping waterfall in Peru’s Amazon jungle.

08/07/2012

Happy Father's Day

Father’s Day Gift Guide For All Budgets

Father’s Day is fast approaching. But don’t fret; CBS Local did the browsing for you. Find dad-friendly gifts for any budget.

06/07/2012

Mother's Day Online Gift Guide - lead

Mother’s Day Gift Guide, Online And For All Budgets

Spend Mother’s Day appreciating mom, but don’t forget the gift! Check out this online gift guide for options to make her holiday unforgettable.

05/01/2012

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Hackers Zap Zappos: Information From 24 Million Users Stolen

Online retailer Zappos announced late Sunday that criminal hackers broke into its systems and had access to personal information on potentially more than 24 million customer accounts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2012

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Formerly Anonymous Actress Re-Files Suit Against IMDb.com For Revealing Her Age

An anonymous actress who sued Amazon.com and its Internet Movie Database for revealing her age has revealed her identity.

01/06/2012

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Gift Guide For The Creative Type

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to think about that shopping list. Here are a few gift ideas for those creative types.

11/10/2011

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Gift Guide For The Adventurer

Uncovering worthy gifts for the adventurous world traveler can be difficult. From a travel diary to a language course to a tricked-out Nikon camera, presents that are both fun and useful are the way to go.

11/10/2011

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California Nonprofits Threaten To Boycott Amazon

Amazon is facing a boycott by a coalition of nonprofit organizations over the company’s opposition to a new Internet sales tax law.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2011

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Ex-Lawmaker: Amazon Sales Tax Would Cost California $150M

While many lawmakers expect an estimated $200 million windfall from firms that maintain a “physical presence” in California, former State Senator George Runner is not one of them.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/12/2011

California Governor Jerry Brown (C) waves to the crowd before delivering the State of the State address as Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (R) look on. (Getty Images)

Democrats To Push New Budget Plan Tuesday

Gov. Jerry Brown has abandoned his plan for a special election that could have extended tax hikes. Instead, he says Democrats have agreed on a new budget plan that they can pass without Republican support.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/28/2011

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Amazon’s Gamble Gives Lady Gaga 1M In Album Sales

Lady Gaga sold more than 1.1 million copies of her new album “Born This Way” and set a digital sales record last week — with an assist from Amazon.com.

05/31/2011

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Lady Gaga Album Demand Overwhelms Amazon Servers

Some visitors to Amazon’s site received a busy signal Monday when they tried to download the digital version of Lady Gaga’s new album, “Born This Way,” which the online retailer was selling for 99 cents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2011

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Debuts The New Kindle DX At NYC's Pace University

Amazon Says E-Book Sales Surpass Printed Books

Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday said that, after less than four years of selling electronic books, it’s now selling more of them than printed books.

05/19/2011

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