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Technology Amazon to produce, acquire original movies Amazon to produce, acquire original movies
Amazon Studios announced Monday that it will significantly expand into movie production by acquiring films for theatrical release and early-window streaming through its subscription service, Amazon Prime Instant Video.
Technology Snowplow tracking apps hold cities accountable for cleanup Snowplow tracking apps hold cities accountable for cleanup
Across the country, local leaders have made plow-tracking data public in free mobile apps, turning citizens into snow watchdogs and giving them a place to look for answers instead of clogging phone lines at city call centers to fume.
Technology Boston taxi drivers sue city over ride-hailing services Boston taxi drivers sue city over ride-hailing services
A group of Boston taxi drivers is suing the city, saying officials have violated their rights by allowing online ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft to operate without following the same rules taxis do.
Technology PC industry still struggling, but sales decline leveling off PC industry still struggling, but sales decline leveling off
Despite some glimmers of recovery, the personal computer industry is still struggling with declining sales, according to two market reports issued Monday that show global PC shipments fell in 2014 for the third year in a row.
Technology GM's new electric could upstage Tesla - and its own Volt GM's new electric could upstage Tesla - and its own Volt
With the introduction of an affordable electric car that can go 200 miles on a single charge, General Motors is setting up a showdown with Tesla to sell an electric vehicle to the masses. It may also upstage a car of its own.