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Amazon Opens App Store For Android Phones, Tablets

Amazon.com Inc. is getting into the app-selling arena by opening an online store to distribute software for smartphones and tablet computers running Google Inc.’s Android operating system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/22/2011

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Tech Companies Pitch In On Earthquake Response

Google, Twitter and other technology companies are finding ways to help following last week’s earthquake in Japan. Google Inc. has an online “person finder” for people seeking information about a missing person.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2011

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Amazon Offers Free Online Movies To Prime Members

Online shoppers subscribing to Amazon.com’s premium membership are getting a new entertainment feature that will allow them to watch movies over the Internet, just as they can through Netflix’s rapidly growing video subscription service.

02/22/2011

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Google Opens E-Book Store In Challenge To Amazon

Google Inc. is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Amazon.com Inc. and its Kindle electronic reader.

12/06/2010

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Amazon No Longer Selling Guide For Pedophiles

It wasn’t immediately clear whether Amazon.com Inc. had pulled the item, or whether the author withdrew it.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2010

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Pedophilia ‘Guide’ Goes On Sale On Amazon

Users are threatening to boycott the online retail giant over a self-published book on pedophilia that its author says has so far only sold one copy.

11/10/2010

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