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Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Source: new higher-end Kindle will be thinner and come with a rechargeable case for extended battery life, and a solar-powered case is in development   —  Amazon to Release New Kindle With Rechargeable Protective Case  —  Solar-charged Kindle case also being developed
Apr 5, 2016, 5:05 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Instacart cuts commissions for couriers by 50%, reduces fees per drop-off to $1.50 from $4 in SF, LA, and some other metro areas   —  Grocery-Delivery Startup Instacart Cuts Pay for Couriers  —  Instacart is the latest on-demand startup to try to contain costs in a tighter funding environment
Mar 11, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Same-day delivery startup Deliv raises $28M Series B led by UPS   —  Same-Day Delivery Startup Deliv Gets Funding Boost From UPS  —  For United Parcel Service, investment is an opportunity to observe a market in which it doesn't yet compete  —  Same-day delivery startup Deliv Inc. is getting …
Feb 24, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Google expands its same-day delivery service to fresh groceries starting in San Francisco and Los Angeles, $35 minimum order   —  Google Launches Fresh-Grocery Deliveries  —  Alphabet Inc.'s Google is expanding its same-day delivery service to fresh groceries, the latest example …
Feb 17, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon to open 300-400 brick-and-mortar bookstores, said mall operator GGP's CEO, who later issued statement that he didn't “intend to represent Amazon's plans”   —  Amazon Plans Hundreds of Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores, Mall CEO Says  —  The Seattle company plans as many as 400 bookstores …
Feb 2, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon misses Q4 expectations with $35.75B in revenue, best-ever net income of $482M; stock down over 8%   —  Amazon Reports Best Quarterly Profit Ever  —  Shares, though, tumble as results fall below analyst expectations  —  Amazon.com Inc. reported the largest quarterly profit …
Jan 28, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon will release smaller, portable, cheaper Echo in the coming weeks   —  Amazon to Release Portable Version of Echo Speaker in Coming Weeks  —  New voice-activated speaker will be smaller, cheaper than Echo  —  Amazon.com Inc. is doubling down on voice-controlled hardware …
Jan 11, 2016, 1:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon's Annapurna Labs to sell its own “Alpine” line of ARM-based chips to other device manufacturers   —  Amazon Enters Semiconductor Business With Its Own Branded Chips  —  Amazon's Annapurna Labs targets customers designing home equipment  —  A secretive Amazon.com Inc. unit broke …
Jan 7, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
For Jack Dorsey, running both Twitter and Square involves 18-hour days, a rigorous schedule, and impromptu meetings   —  How Jack Dorsey Runs Both Twitter, Square  —  Being CEO at two publicly traded companies means 18-hour days, a meticulous schedule and impromptu business meetings
Dec 27, 2015, 12:00 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Co. buys 2.3% of Lyft for $247.7M, boosting Lyft's valuation to $4.92B   —  Saudi Prince Al-Waleed's Firm Leads $247.7 Million Investment in Lyft  —  Ride-sharing service Lyft is getting a boost from Saudi Arabia's Prince al-Waleed bin Talal.
Dec 24, 2015, 5:10 PMIn context

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