| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Do you love Amazon Prime’s unlimited two-day shipping? Endless streaming videos? The Kindle lending library? It’ll soon cost nearly $100 a year to partake.
Amazon.com is raising the annual fee for subscribers to its Prime service to $99 from...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:03 PM
An unusually public battle is being waged between Amazon and one of America's top five publishers, Hachette. Why the rancor? Here's what you need to know.
1. What is Hachette?
Although Hachette publishes about 1,000 books a year, you've probably...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Amazon.com has sent out invitations to members of the media for an April 2 event at which the company is expected to unveil a video-streaming device.
The online retailer is scheduled to hold the event in New York at 8 a.m. PDT, according to a screenshot...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Amazon.com is reportedly cooking up a new free, ad-supported video service -- with TV shows and music videos -- to complement its subscription VOD offering. But it isn't clear what content might be available through it, which would be the major factor...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Amazon poured millions of dollars into creating the Fire TV device -- but it's not clear when, or even if, the company will see a return on that investment.
Amazon undoubtedly will sell a healthy number of the boxes, much as it has successfully pushed...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Amazon laid the final cornerstone in its blueprint to dominate home entertainment this week with the debut of Fire TV: a small, $99 box the e-commerce titan promises is the easiest way to bring Internet video, games and other digital media to HDTVs.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Amazon.com is rumored to be working on a smartphone that will go on sale later this year, and a report said Tuesday that users will be able to control the gadget by simply tilting it around in different directions.
The rumored device is expected to...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:45 PM
In less than four weeks, J.K. Rowling's next book will be published -- but readers hoping to pre-order it on Amazon will be disappointed. Although it had been available to pre-order for months, "The Silkworm," written under Rowling's pseudonym Robert...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:12 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
The end of a short week and I've got savings at Macy's good through Sunday, a free "Maleficient" iBook and Florida's tax holiday on hurricane supplies kicks off Saturday, too.
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| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Amazon is integrating one-click product purchasing directly with a kid's TV show -- a potentially controversial model that the ecommerce giant could expand to other franchises.
Amazon will let customers watch episodes of HIT Entertainment's British...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:29 AM
HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform.
Among the programs that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...