| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Amazon warehouse workers who hate their job and are eyeing the exit now have a lucrative payout offer.
Online retail giant Amazon.com is offering its employees up to $5,000 if they quit, Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos wrote in a letter to shareholders....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Amazon on Thursday updated its iPhone app with a feature that lets users find items within the online store by simply holding them in front of their iPhone's camera.
The feature is called Flow, and it's designed to be a quicker way to search for...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Amazon is joining the hotly contested online music streaming business by launching its own service.
Prime Music is available free for subscribers of Amazon Prime, the company's $99-a-year membership program that includes free two-day shipping, a...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Oyster, the e-book subscription service, has launched a new version of its app that is available for Android devices as well as Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble Nook tablets.
The New York City startup has often been described as the Netflix or...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:57 AM
AT&T Inc. will exclusively carry Amazon.com Inc's long-rumored smartphone that is expected to be launched on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the plans.
Amazon.com revived speculation about its next major...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:46 PM
A federal appeals court swept aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to the Internet, raising the prospects of higher fees for consumers and more barriers for start-ups seeking to compete online.
The decision Tuesday could allow...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Pressing its bid to cut into Netflix’s market share, Redbox’s streaming video service will soon be available to Roku users.
Redbox Instant by Verizon -- a joint venture by Coinstar Inc.’s Redbox and Verizon Communications Inc. that...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said.
The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Review site Yelp Inc. is allowing users to order food online for delivery and pickup, partnering with businesses such as Eat24 and Delivery.com.
The offering, called Yelp Platform, can be accessed on desktop computers and mobile gadgets, the San...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Citing overwhelming demand, Google on Thursday said it has ended a Netflix promotion tied to its new Chromecast TV dongle.
The promotion gave users, new and existing, three free months of Netflix's video streaming service, valued at about $24, when they...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Amazon said it has begun accepting HTML5 apps for its Appstore, becoming the first major online store to distribute the browser-based software that can be used on multiple operating systems.
The online retailer announced that it will offer HTML5 apps...