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  • Jan 19- Amazon.com Inc is making a high-stakes foray into the challenging realm of independent movies, the latest step in its attempt to move beyond simply distributing digital entertainment content to creating it. Amazon said on Monday it was aiming to produce close to 12 movies a year for theatrical release which would then be available on its Prime video...

  • Jan 19- Amazon.com Inc is getting into the movie business, building on some early successes in TV productions, the latest sign of the Internet retailer's eagerness to build itself into a major Hollywood player. Amazon said on Monday it was aiming to produce close to 12 movies a year for theatrical release which would then be available on its Prime video service...

  • UPDATE 1-Carlos Slim becomes top NY Times shareholder Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 6:11 PM ET

    Jan 14- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has become the largest shareholder of New York Times Co after exercising warrants to double his stake in the publisher to 16.8 percent. New York Times, controlled by the Ochs-Sulzberger family through Class B shares, paid back the loan in 2011.. New York Times intends to use cash proceeds of about $101.1 million to buy back...

  • LOS ANGELES/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 13- Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television. Filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh, David Fincher and Guillermo del Toro have...

  • Amazon's 'real deal' content play  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:07 AM ET

    Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners, weighs in on Amazon's Golden Globes victory and the Internet giant's move to sign Woody Allen to make his first ever TV series.

  • Amazon's sunny forecast  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:34 AM ET

    Mark May, Citi analyst, breaks down his firms upgrade on Amazon to "buy" citing the Internet giant's ability to stabilize margins.

  • Amazon's big win at Golden Globes  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin spoke to Jeff Bezos about Amazon winning its first Golden Globe and the rise of streaming television.

  • Happy birthday, Jeff Bezos: Here's another $1.5M Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 10:53 AM ET

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos turns 51 Monday. We look at how fast he accumulated his wealth on a per-day basis, comparing that to other billionaires.

  • 2014 was a boom for some execs, bust for others Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 5:55 PM ET

    Notable, wealthy founders and executives saw a wide spectrum of gains and losses from their company's stock movement in 2014.

  • Face of the franchise  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    The Milwaukee Bucks hired facial coding expert Dan Hill of Sensory Logic, to determine what players have the right emotional attributes to help the team. Hill explains the expertise behind the psychology.

  • Dec 26- Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it drew more than 10 million new members to its Prime shipping and digital content service over the holidays and intends to offer one-hour shipping to more cities in 2015.. Amazon considers its $99- a-year Prime membership, which confers free two-day shipping and streaming of select movies and songs, essential to driving its...

  • Drones will help with Amazon's expansion outside the U.S. in 2015.

  • Amazon: Worst yet to come?  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    Amazon had a tough year in 2014. Sucharita Mulpuru-Kodali, Forrester Research principal retail analyst, discusses what she says is the company's constant re-positioning of itself between a tech company and a retail company.

  • Dec 19- Shares of cancer drug developer Juno Therapeutics Inc soared as much as 65 percent in their market debut on Friday, capping a big year for biotech IPOs. Shares were priced at $24 per share, above the expected $21- $23. As of Sept. 30, Seattle- based Juno had raised about $314 million in private venture funding from investors including Amazon.com Inc co-founder...

  • Where would Cisco (and its CEO) be without her? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:49 AM ET
    Debbie Gross and John Chambers.

    Few people in tech worked harder over the past 24 years than Debbie Gross. She's executive assistant to John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco.

  • Amazon's name gets tossed into spinoff ring Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

    As spinoff mania heats up, even Amazon is getting sucked into the speculation.

  • Why YouTube's offering bonuses to its biggest stars Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    YouTube is offering bonuses to some of its top stars to keep them from going to rival services.

  • Amazon's swipe at wipes aims to keep customers  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Edmund Lee, Re/code managing editor, discusses Amazon's strategy to grow its business by selling a new line of consumer products which includes diapers and baby wipes.

  • Jeff Bezos' bold bets  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Henry Blodget, Business Insider editor-in-chief & CEO, discusses the big bets made by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his views on failure.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 2- A compromise defense policy bill in Congress would bar the purchase of more Russian-made rocket engines to launch U.S. military satellites, clearing the way for competitive bids for 14 future launches, senior congressional aides said on Tuesday. It also authorizes $63.7 billion in spending for U.S. wars overseas, mainly Afghanistan and the...