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"The President of Vice," an e-book that will be released Friday at the Kindle Singles store of, offers a ponytail-wearing, Trans Am-washing version of the vice president familiar to readers of The Onion.

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    Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
  • Amazon Developing Competitor to Apple TV Set-Top Box
    Amazon is developing a set-top box to stream video over the Internet via its Amazon Prime and Instant Video services, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. More
  • Amazon to pilot TV shows online
    Fourteen pilot shows - including Alpha House and Zombieland - are to be put to the public vote on Lovefilm and Viewers can submit feedback influencing which shows get made into full series. The 14 shows are made by independent production companies and produced by Amazon Studios, the film and series production arm of Amazon. More
  • Amazon nears debut of original TV shows
    Amazon is letting viewers help choose its new lineup of TV shows, scuttling a secretive, wasteful process once reserved for Hollywood taste-makers... There used to be just one way for getting shows on TV. Networks would spend tens of millions of dollars ordering scripts and shooting pilots and then show the fruits of their labor to focus groups. More
  • Microsoft: FINE! We'll match Amazon - by HIKING cloud prices
    What's the difference between Windows Azure and Amazon Web Services? Very little – or so says Microsoft, which has made a new commitment to match the web bazaar's pricing for basic cloud services. The price-matching announcement was made by Microsoft on Tuesday, alongside news that Redmond thinks its infrastructure-as-a-service cloud is now ready for general consumption. More
  • Ahead of South Carolina Vote, Joe Biden Faces Questions Over Claims of Civil Rights Activism
    Asked about the discrepancy, Bates, Biden’s spokesperson, argued that the book was written as something of a manifesto for his 2007 campaign and was not intended to be an exhaustive autobiography.
    02/14/2020 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • Being Joe Biden's Brother Is Highly Lucrative
    Jim Biden was in a bind. An investor had put up $1 million to ... that’s a thankless position to be in,” the adviser said. In his 2007 autobiography, “Promises to Keep,” Joe gave a sense of Jim’s ...
    02/14/2020 - 6:11 am | View Link
  • The profitable business of being Joe Biden’s brother
    Jim Biden was in a bind. An investor had put up $1 million to help Jim and his nephew ... that’s a thankless position to be in,” the adviser said. In his 2007 autobiography, “Promises to Keep,” Joe ...
    02/13/2020 - 9:21 pm | View Link
  • Robert Conrad, star of “The Wild Wild West,” dies at 84
    The series “Baa Baa Black Sheep” followed in 1976 and was roughly based on an autobiography by Marine Corps ace and ... Jason Sudeikis and Rachel Dratch returned Saturday to play Joe Biden and Amy ...
    02/8/2020 - 9:27 am | View Link
  • Pete Buttigieg: the 38-year-old gay 'wild card' with a shot at winning the Democratic Party primaries
    Joe Biden, Obama’s deputy in the White House for eight years ... ‘An introvert by nature’, his school years were not always a joy, according to his autobiography, Shortest Way Home, published last ...
    01/31/2020 - 5:00 am | View Link
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  • Joe Biden Is as Corrupt as They Come
    Biden’s interests were so aligned with MBNA’s that in 1999 he was forced to defend himself by declaring, “I am not the senator from MBNA.” Joe Biden has always expected voters to ignore his record and simply trust his promises because he’s a “regular Joe” like they are.
    02/14/2020 - 3:47 pm | View Website
  • Jill Biden on fighting with her daughter, dealing with ...
    Jill Biden on fighting with her daughter, dealing with grief and why she asks her sister to shop for her Jill Biden addresses the audience at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue on May 14. (Ari Strauss)
    02/13/2020 - 4:35 am | View Website
  • Joe Biden | Biography & Facts | Britannica
    Joe Biden, 47th vice president of the United States (2009–17) in the Democratic administration of Pres. Barack Obama. He previously represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate (1973–2009), and he ran for president in 1988, 2008, and 2020. Learn more about Biden’s life and career.
    02/11/2020 - 10:10 pm | View Website
  • Joe Biden
    Biden has been married to his second wife, Jill Biden, since 1977. The couple's daughter, Ashley, was born in 1981. On May 30, 2015, Biden suffered another personal loss when his son Beau died at ...
    02/9/2020 - 8:25 pm | View Website
  • Joe Biden
    It was an aide to fellow presidential candidate (and eventual Democratic nominee for 1988) Michael Dukakis who leaked videotapes of Biden giving the speech. Biden had cited Kinnock as the source of the passage while giving the speech on earlier occasions, but on several later occasions did not.
    02/8/2020 - 3:54 pm | View Website
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