Amazon Reboots the Studio Where ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘E.T.’ Were Made

Amazon Reboots the Studio Where ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘E.T.’ Were Made

As a string of householders struggled to adapt to altering viewers tastes, new know-how and rising prices, vast sections of the campus have been bought. (Condominiums now occupy a part of the realm the place Selznick ignited monumental out of doors units to simulate the burning of Atlanta.) As waves of consolidation buffeted the film […]

Justices Divided on Sales Taxes for Online Purchases

Justices Divided on Sales Taxes for Online Purchases

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. stated could already be addressing the issue. “The bigger e-commerce companies find themselves with a physical presence in all 50 states,” he stated, “and they are covered.” The tenor of the argument was a shock, as three members of the Supreme Court had indicated that they might be able […]

Trump Targets a Postal Service Rainmaker: Package Delivery

Trump Targets a Postal Service Rainmaker: Package Delivery

Photo Amazon is the Postal Service’s largest single shipper of packages, and whereas the put up workplace is delivering fewer first-class letters annually, bundle supply has grown. Credit Houston Cofield for The New York Times The Postal Service has many monetary woes, however the well being of its bundle supply service isn’t one in every […]

Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

For now, at the least. Before Mr. Zuckerberg testified on Tuesday, Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent letters to Mr. Pichai and Mr. Dorsey with 14 questions. In his letter to Google, Mr. Grassley wished to “understand how Google manages and monitors user privacy for the significant […]

Farmers Hit the Road to Reach Shoppers Before Amazon Does

Farmers Hit the Road to Reach Shoppers Before Amazon Does

EAST SMITHFIELD, Pa. — Huge retailers like Walmart, Amazon and Peapod are preventing for a chunk of the web meals supply enterprise. So is David Nowacoski, a rooster and pig farmer right here in East Smithfield. Last month, Mr. Nowacoski began a service that delivers regionally produced meats, cheeses and greens throughout three counties in […]

Moving Your E-Book Collection to One Device

Moving Your E-Book Collection to One Device

Q. Is it doable to learn Nook books on a Kindle? Is there an e-reader that handles books from a number of e-bookstores? A. The Barnes & Noble Nook e-books and Amazon’s Kindle e-books use totally different codecs, however devoted customers have proven it’s doable to transform and browse Nook books on an Amazon machine. […]

Kevin’s Week in Tech: Extra! Extra! News Beyond Facebook!

Kevin’s Week in Tech: Extra! Extra! News Beyond Facebook!

First, it’s an unusually clear instance of the double-edged nature of synthetic intelligence. Google has spent billions of educating computer systems to play Go, drive cars and translate languages on the fly. The firm has been extraordinarily pleased with its advances in machine studying, even releasing a few of its instruments to the general public […]

Is Amazon Bad for the Postal Service? Or Its Savior?

Is Amazon Bad for the Postal Service? Or Its Savior?

Yet there’s a vibrant spot — its enterprise of bundle delivery, together with Amazon orders, which grew to five.7 billion packages final 12 months from three.three billion in 2008. Several years in the past, the Postal Service added Sunday supply for Amazon packages. The company reported a net loss of $2.7 billion on $69.6 billion […]

Opinion

Opinion

Many individuals, together with many Republican lawmakers, dismiss President Trump’s assaults on The Washington Post, CNN and different information organizations as simply a kind of loopy — however in the end innocent — issues he does to blow off steam. They’re improper. Yes, Mr. Trump hasn’t been capable of implement lots of his worst proposals […]

Amazon Has Lots of Company as Trump Slams ‘Stupid’ Businesses

Amazon Has Lots of Company as Trump Slams ‘Stupid’ Businesses

Most presidents have clashed with enterprise pursuits and industries, generally in ways in which generated headlines. But Mr. Trump is exclusive in singling out particular person corporations for ridicule with regularity. And hardly ever have presidents achieved so due to a private pique or grudge, as occurs with Mr. Trump. “This is an unprecedented situation […]