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Engage your kids with Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablet for just $100

Buy one, buy two, save no matter what you do! Yay rhyme. Is this deal for me? The Amazon Fire HD 8 32GB Kids Edition tablet is down to $99.99 on Amazon. Its regular street price is $130. It has only dropped to $80 once before back in August. You can also get the Amazon Fire 7 for $80. It’s on sale from its normal $100 price. If you’ve got more than one kid and don’t want them to fight over one, Amazon is also discounting two packs. The Fire…

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Missouri Proposes Innovation Corridor for Amazon’s 2nd Home

Missouri officials were submitting a bid Thursday for Amazon’s second headquarters that would involve an innovation corridor between Kansas City and St. Louis rather than a single location in one of the state’s major metropolitan areas.   That’s proposal is in addition to individual applications submitted by Kansas City and St. Louis, two of a number of North American metropolitan areas vying to become the company’s second home. Amazon in September opened the search for a second headquarters and promised to spend more than $5 billion on the site. The…

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Big question for US cities: Is Amazon’s HQ2 worth the price?

AP Photo/Seth Wenig WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon’s second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer: Is it worth it? Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the winning city would have to provide Amazon with generous tax breaks and other incentives that can erode a city’s tax base. Most economists say the answer is a qualified yes – that an Amazon headquarters is … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Big…

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