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Amazon lobbies heavily for Internet sales tax

When Peter Ollodart realized earlier this year a bill in Congress to require sales taxes on all Internet purchases could wipe out his company's slim profits, the owner of Puget Sound Instrument flew to Washington, D.C., to ...

Sep 11, 2013
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Amazon shifted strategy in pursuit of CIA contract

It was a contract that Amazon.com's business-technology group wasn't supposed to get. The CIA, an organization whose data is among the most protected in the world, asked for bids last year on a contract to provide the agency ...

Aug 27, 2013
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Young tech moguls try to change world with pet projects

Google's Sergey Brin puts his money where his meat is, funding the world's first test-tube hamburger in a bid to change the way the world eats. Tesla's Elon Musk pushes space tourism as a down payment on ensuring our intergalactic ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Alliance Data helps retailers guide you to the 'buy' button

Chances are you've never heard of Alliance Data Systems Corp. But it's probably heard about you. Every time you swipe a credit card, your purchase is captured by a database somewhere. The question is: Who's holding that information ...

Aug 07, 2013
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