Metro-East News

August 14, 2014

Daily business briefing: Amazon launches mobile card payment

Amazon has introduced a a credit-card processing device and mobile app. The Amazon Local Register is designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets. Find out more at ...


Weekly applications for unemployment aid is up. The number of jobless seeking help has climbed by 21,000. Read more at ...


Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion. Learn more at ...


Netflix has added performances by Bill Cosby and other comics to the subscription Internet channel's fall lineup. For more information, go to

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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