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  • Recalls this week: bean bag chairs, cribs Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled following the deaths of two children who suffocated after they crawled inside the chairs. Other recalled products include convertible cribs with a defect that can create a hazardous gap.

  • 2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after deaths Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday that the zippers on the chairs, which are made by Ace Bayou Corp., can open. A 13- year-old boy from McKinney, Texas, and a 3- year-old girl from Lexington, Kentucky, were found dead inside the chairs after they suffocated from a lack of air and inhaled the chair's foam beads.

  • Flappy Bird creator's new game shoots up charts Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:33 PM ET
    Screen image of Swing Copters

    The Vietnamese developer behind the viral hit has a new hit game in stores—and it might be even more addictive than his first.

  • Amazon starts selling physical books in Brazil Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    SAO PAULO— Online retailer Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil, two years after it began selling books in digital format in Latin America's biggest country. In a statement posted on the company's website, CEO Jeff Bezos says Amazon's new service will offer more than 150,000 titles in Portuguese starting Thursday.

  • Amazon drones to invade India?     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    Dennis Berman of The Wall Street Journal, discusses a report that Amazon will start testing deliver drones in India. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • The company, controlled by hedge fund manager Eddie Lampert, said quarterly revenue fell 9.7 percent, reflecting the impact of the separation of its Lands' End clothing business, store closures and sales declines at Sears Canada Inc..

  • Verizon: No plans for another app store Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:17 PM ET
    Customers enter a Verizon Wireless store in New York.

    Verizon denied a report that said the company planned to launch a mobile software store that could be an alternative market leaders Apple and Google.

  • Online video stars mobilize for U.S. net neutrality Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 20- Online video personalities are joining together to advocate for equal treatment of Internet traffic, aiming to stop the U.S. government from allowing what they worry will be fast and slow lanes for delivering content.

  • BEIJING, Aug 20- Amazon.com will set up shop in China's Shanghai free trade zone, the company said on Wednesday, aiming to take advantage of less stringent trade regulations to sell a wider range of products in the country.

  • Amazon joins free trade zone in China: Report Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    An electric bike used by Amazon.com in Beijing.

    Amazon to open an office in China's Shanghai free trade zone, state media says, allowing the firm to sell a wider range of products in the country.

  • Aug 20- Staples Inc warned that its sales could fall in the current quarter as it sells fewer computers and core office supplies such as ink, toner and paper in North America amid stiff competition from online retailers and big-box chains.

  • BEIJING, Aug 20- Amazon.com will set up shop in China's Shanghai free trade zone, state media said on Wednesday, aiming to take advantage of less stringent trade regulations to sell a wider range of products in the country.

  • Aug 20- Staples Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and sales, driven by strong demand for non-core office supplies, such as furniture and breakroom items, from companies in North America.

  • Paul Ryan: Amazon's power play with my publisher Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    A day after his new book was published, Rep. Paul Ryan said the fight between his publisher Hachette and Amazon is "very frustrating."

  • Amazon's power play: Ryan     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-Wis.), shares his thoughts on the tussle between Hachette and Amazon.

  • Why today's transport stocks will still matter Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    For more than a century, followers of Dow Theory have looked to transportation stocks as the great bellwether of broad market movement.

  • Aug 20- Staples Inc warned that its sales could fall in the current quarter as it sells fewer computers and core office supplies such as ink and toner in North America amid stiff competition from online retailers and big-box chains.

  • PetSmart confirms exploring options amid pressure Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    PetSmart plans to explore a potential sale of the company after several shareholders pressured the pet supply retailer to sell itself.

  • Investors want to know: What's Amazon's plan? Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 1:12 PM ET
    Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at a news conference on June 18, 2014, in Seattle, Washington

    Amazon has a sky-high valuation and it looks like a venture-capital firm. So, what's the plan, Jeff Bezos?

  • Uber anything? Company launches delivery service Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 11:11 AM ET
    Uber's new delivery service app, Cornerstore.

    The new service is being tried out in the Washington, D.C., area.