Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big shopping days on Amazon, but the online retailer's own shopping holiday, Prime Day, has them both beat, the company said Wednesday.
The July 11 event that saw 3.5 million...
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 05:37 PM EDT
Microsoft Eyes Buffer Zone in TV Airwaves for Rural Internet
Microsoft wants to extend broadband services to rural America by turning to a wireless technology that uses the buffer zones separating individual television channels in the airwaves.
Microsoft plans to partner...
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 04:00 PM EDT
Dow Falls 100 Points, Then Recovers, After Trump Jr.'s Tweet
Moments after Donald Trump Jr. tweeted the email exchange that led to his meeting with a Russian attorney the Dow fell 100 points Tuesday, CNBC reported.
Stocks initially fell on concerns the Russia controver...
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 12:13 PM EDT
US Job Openings Slipped in May, but Hiring Increased
U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in May. But hiring picked up and more people are quitting their jobs — both positive signs for the economy.
Job openings fell 5 percent in May to 5.7 million, the Labor...
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 07:07 AM EDT
How and Why Amazon Ships So Many Packages So Quickly
Amazon’s Prime Day, a carefully fabricated “retail holiday” meant to take advantage of the company's vast shipping network, takes place in a time of year when the busy holiday shopping season is still a ways...
For this year's Prime Day, Amazon is taking to the skies.
A fleet of cargo jets will be used in the company's annual day of online deals for the first time in the U.S., it said in a press release Monday.
Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 08:04 PM EDT
More Retailers Hope to Take a Bite Out of Amazon Prime Day
Stores like Toys“R”Us, Target, Sur La Table and more are jumping on the bandwagon, hoping to take a swing at Amazon’s Prime Day by staging their own versions of this summer twist on Black Friday, which runs from...
Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 08:08 AM EDT
Companies Target Sleep With High-Tech Slumber Products
Pillows that track your snoozing patterns? A bed that adjusts based on how much you twist and turn? Companies are adding more technology into their products, hoping to lure customers craving a better night's...
There were fireworks Friday on the first day of the G-20 summit. The gathering of the world's 19 wealthiest nations and the European Union included widespread protests in the streets and a much-anticipated...
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 02:40 PM EDT
Target Dropping 2 of Its Famous Brands, Adding 12 Others
NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs... Read more
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