September 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
NORTHWOOD Self-publishing an e-book wasn’t at the top of Lorinda and Guy Donovan’s bucket lists. In fact, writing a book wasn’t on their list at all. But when they quit their jobs in the film industry and moved from Los Angeles to Northwood for Guy’s new job with the federal government, the Donovans longed to do something creative again. Continue Reading
September 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Amazon is updating its Kindle Fire tablet computer as it steps up competition with Apple’s iPad. It will cost $159, down from $199 for the old model. It will start shipping Sept. 14. Continue Reading
May 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said Wednesday that the decision to stop selling Kindles this spring came after an “ongoing review” of Target’s merchandise that evaluates quality and prices of the chain’s offerings.
The Minneapolis-based retailer started selling Kindles two years ago. Continue Reading
February 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
This article is submitted by the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corp.For more information about the EDC, visit www.grandforks.org.When Amazon.com was expanding its Grand Forks footprint last summer, an old manufacturing building needed to be converted into an office complex.
Marcus Benoit’s Steamatic team converged on the site and within 10 days finished removing dust from ceilings, walls, floors and air ducts; sanitizing surfaces; and deep cleaning every square inch to ready the building for a new mission. Continue Reading
November 16, 2011 in The Daily Republic
NEW YORK (AP) – The Kindle was always an odd product name. Amazon used a verb to name a thing, raising the question: Kindle what? Now we have the answer: Kindle Fire.
November 14, 2011 in WDAZ
NEW YORK (AP) The Kindle was always an odd product name. Amazon used a verb to name a thing, raising the question: Kindle what? Now we have the answer: Kindle Fire.
October 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Connecticut officials are not giving up on requiring Internet sellers to collect state sales taxes, despite signs from online retailer Amazon.com that it has no immediate plans to abide by the state’s new Internet tax law. Continue Reading
September 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Company says it will hire more than 200 by end of 2012Amazon showed off its second customer service building in the Grand Forks Industrial Park, an expansion officials say will bring more than 200 new full-time jobs to town. Continue Reading
September 28, 2011 in WDAZ
GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – People got the chance to see inside the new Amazon building at a ceremony in Grand Forks on Wednesday. Continue Reading
September 28, 2011 in WDAZ
NEW YORK (AP) Amazon is taking on the untouchable iPad with a touch-screen tablet of its own.