| Apr 4, 2014
Amazon's Kindle Worlds program is their attempt to cash in on the fan fiction phenomenon. Amazon has licensed storytelling "worlds" such as "Vampire Diaries" or "Pretty Little Liars" and anyone and everyone is invited to write and publish their work on...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Aprille Magille spends about eight hours a day watching videos on the Internet.
But the 56-year-old retiree isn't bored or in need of a hobby. She's actually earning rewards for every video she watches that she has used to buy a Kindle, a tablet, pots...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Amazon will raise the price of its Amazon Prime service by $20, the online retail giant announced earlier this week.
Current members will pay the $99 fee when their accounts come up for renewal. CNET reports that shoppers whose Prime accounts are due...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Amazon.com is gearing up to debut an Internet-streaming device, which will include access to Netflix and Hulu Plus and act as a videogame console with an optional game controller accessory, according to multiple reports.
Obviously, the box -- which...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's a question we pose daily, and with increasing frequency in an age of digital bounty and instant entertainment: "What am I in the mood for?" We ask it of office mates at lunch, friends before taking in a movie, with family on weekends. We stare at the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Leaked on Wednesday, launched on Friday: Meet Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's e-book subscription service. Think of it as Netflix for e-books.
Like Netflix, the idea is that the service will provide unfettered access to all the content you might imagine...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Amazon.com Inc. on Friday introduced Kindle Unlimited, an all-you-can-read e-book subscription service available for $9.99 a month.
Similar to Netflix and other movie streaming services, Kindle Unlimited makes available a library of 600,000 titles and...