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  • Amazon Unveils Fire TV, Video-Streaming and Gaming Set-Top for TVs

    Amazon.com launched an Internet video-streaming and gaming device - the $99 Fire TV - as the e-retailing giant looks to grab a spot in the living room to promote its own content services and get an edge on rivals including Apple and Netflix. As expected,...
  • Amazon's Fire TV Box: No-Brainer Strategy, But Will It Light Up Retailer's Revenue?

    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...
  • The Biblioracle: A wild hack at Vonnegut

    The Biblioracle: A wild hack at Vonnegut
    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...
  • Swagbucks can make online video habits pay

    Swagbucks can make online video habits pay
    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...
  • Amazon Prime hikes membership fee by $20 to $99 a year

    Amazon Prime hikes membership fee by $20 to $99 a year
    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...
  • Amazon Prime raises price by $20

    Amazon Prime raises price by $20
    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...
  • Amazon Set-Top to Include Netflix, Hulu Plus -- and Optional Game Controller

    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...
  • Amazon: Relentless.com

    Amazon: Relentless.com
    High-tech creation myths are expected to start with a garage. Amazon, impatient with ordinary from the outset, began with a road trip. In the summer of 1994 Jeff Bezos quit his job on Wall Street, flew to Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife MacKenzie and...
  • Hachette buys Perseus as Amazon dispute bites J.K. Rowling

    Hachette, one of the "big five" companies in publishing, announced Tuesday that it will acquire the sixth-largest publisher, Perseus Books Group. Industry observers suggest the consolidation will bolster Hachette's position in its ongoing dispute with...
  • Barnes & Noble to split bookstore, Nook units

    Barnes & Noble to split bookstore, Nook units
    Faced with dropping e-reader sales, Barnes & Noble Inc. said Wednesday that it is spinning off its Nook business as a separate public company in an effort to boost shareholder value. The split will be completed by the first quarter of next year, the...
  • Samsung Shutting Down Digital Movie and TV Service

    Samsung Electronics will pull the plug on its video storefront for smart TVs and mobile devices on Aug. 1, marking its full exit from the digital-media business, while the company also said it has exciting new video products" in the works. The consumer-...