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  • Amazon offers employees up to $5,000 to quit

    Amazon offers employees up to $5,000 to quit
    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....
  • Amazon Flow makes searching for items a breeze with an iPhone

    Amazon Flow makes searching for items a breeze with an iPhone
    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...
  • Amazon launches Prime Music, an ad-free music streaming service

    Amazon launches Prime Music, an ad-free music streaming service
    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...
  • Oyster, the Netflix of e-books, is expanding

    Oyster, the Netflix of e-books, is expanding
    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...
  • Report: AT&T to be exclusive carrier for Amazon smartphone

    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...
  • 'Net neutrality' ruling could be costly for consumers, advocates say

    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...
  • Netflix rival Redbox Instant to be available on Roku this summer

    Netflix rival Redbox Instant to be available on Roku this summer
    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...
  • Amazon may offer Kindle checkout system this summer

    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...
  • Yelp launches food delivery and pickup service

    Yelp launches food delivery and pickup service
    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...
  • Google ends Chromecast-Netflix promotion 'due to overwhelming demand'

    Google ends Chromecast-Netflix promotion 'due to overwhelming demand'
    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...
  • Amazon to offer HTML5 apps in its Appstore

    Amazon to offer HTML5 apps in its Appstore
    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...