offers unhappy workers up to $5K to resign

Seattle, US-based e-commerce giant offers unhappy workers between $2,000 to $5,000 to quit their job to maintain a healthy working environment for the company and to encourage employees to pursue what they really want.

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Seattle, US-based e-commerce giant acquired New York-based digital comic book distributor ComiXology for an undisclosed amount with plans to expand the newly acquired company.

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American e-commerce giant rumors that it was planning to launch a free and ad-supported TV and music streaming service, after rumors about the supposed free service spread ahead of a scheduled New York conference.

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Amazon to hire hundreds of workers for new fulfillment center in Washington

American e-commerce giant Amazon is planning to hire hundreds of workers for its fourth fulfillment center in Kent, Washington, where customer orders will be packed and shipped.

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Drizly pockets $2.25M in seed funding to deliver booze to homes in Boston

Boston, US-based alcohol delivery mobile app Drizly pocketed $2.25 million in a seed funding round led by Atlas Ventures to expand its liquor delivery services beyond New York City.

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Developer acquires Washington Post building for USD159 million

Graham Holdings Co. announced the sale of the headquarters of The Washington Post to developer Carr Properties for USD159 million in a deal expected to be closed by the end of March 2014.

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Amazon Germany union workers plans further strikes

Representatives from the German service sector Union Verdi, informed the public that they plan to walk out for at least one day on Monday. It has already organized several short strikes this year in a bid to force Amazon to accept a collective agreement on a dispute over pay and work conditions.

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Potential growth of e-commerce seen in Russia - WSJ

Although big companies like eBay Inc and wanted to get a significant piece of the growing e-commerce market in Russia, smaller e-commerce retailers like Borderfree and Modnique had the allowance to overcome Web and payment hurdles.

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Holiday season may boost US Postal Service revenue

Troubled delivery service US Postal Service said it is hoping the surge in 2013's holiday online shopping and gift-sending would generate more revenue for the company through its partnership with and Sunday package deliveries.

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Amazon and USPS to deliver on Sundays

For its Amazon prime members, Amazon had entered into an agreement with the US Postal Service into providing deliveries to customers on both Saturdays and Sundays.

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Bezos seen investing up to USD50 million on Web series like Betas to lure potential shoppers

In the midst of declining traditional TV viewership, Amazon had been seen attracting potential shoppers to watch its original content like Web series "Betas."

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eBay blames US government shutdown and consumer spending habits for low holiday forecast

EBay Inc's fourth quarter earning estimates were in the range of USD0.79 to USD81 per share, lower than analysts' estimates.

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US Postal Service IPO not a daft idea - observers

Industry observers believed that USPS would be able to achieve success similar to Royal Mail should the former would be listed on the stock exchange.

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Flipkart, India's Amazon, raises additional USD160 million in funding

Flipkart, the largest e-commerce marketplace in India, had raised USD360 million total in investments from its recent funding round.

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US antitrust case hits Apple anew on ebook restrictions

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote would be exposing new restrictions on its ebook retail unit and will appoint an external monitor to oversee Apple would not be violating antitrust laws.

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