Fri May 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Amazon May Be Called Before Parliament Over Taxes

Originally published on Fri May 17, 2013 7:39 am

Amazon's U.K. unit racked up sales of $6.5 billion last year, but only paid $3.7 million in corporate taxes.
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Thu May 16, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Amazon's Tiny Tax Payment Draws Fresh Scrutiny

Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 9:00 am

An parcel passes along a conveyor belt at a facility in Milton Keynes, England.
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Wed May 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Justice Department Says Apple Led Price-Fixing Ring

Originally published on Wed May 15, 2013 6:54 am

Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs at the 2011 Apple World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco. He died later that year.
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Tue May 14, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Amazon Debuts Its Virtual Currency

The new Amazon Coins are making some people in the publishing world a little uncomfortable.
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Tue May 14, 2013
Author Interviews

In Somalia, Surviving A Kidnapping Against 'Impossible Odds'

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 11:19 am

In 2011, Jessica Buchanan was an aid worker in northern Somalia, helping to raise awareness about how to avoid land mines. The north was the relatively safe section of the country; that October, she traveled to the more dangerous southern region for a training. The night before she left, she texted her husband, Erik Landemalm, also an aid worker in Somalia. She asked him a question: "If I get kidnapped on this trip, will you come and get me?"

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