| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Amazon.com on Wednesday jumped into the crowded world of video-streaming devices by announcing the Fire TV, a $99 set-top box.
The Amazon Fire TV will now go head to head against the Apple TV, the Google Chromecast and four Roku devices. These devices...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:06 PM
After years of rumors, Amazon.com could finally be getting into the smartphone business.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the Seattle e-commerce giant will release a smartphone in the second half of the year, citing people briefed on the company'...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
AdRise, a content distribution and advertising startup, is launching Tubi TV, a free, ad-supported video-on-demand service stocked with 20,000 licensed TV shows and movies.
The company is positioning Tubi TV as an alternative to subscription services...
| 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 21, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Online recipe organization. Maybe, like me, you're new to it. Even though I work with recipes professionally, I've been hesitant to go completely digital. I'm used to working from books. Paper is comforting to me.
So the other day, when I found I...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
HBO's Internet video service, HBO Go, is now available on Sony Computer Entertainment America's PlayStation 3 consoles -- but it still isn't available for the newer PS4.
According to Sony, about 25 million PlayStation 3 consoles are in use in the U.S....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Amazon.com will reportedly roll out a video-streaming device next month that will compete with Roku, Google's Chromecast and Apple TV.
The Seattle retailer will begin selling the gadget in early April from its own website as well through Best Buy and...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Amazon Studios is releasing 10 pilots for the Internet masses to weigh in on -- including its first two dramas, from Chris Carter ("The X-Files") and Eric Overmyer ("The Wire") -- from which the studio will select the next batch of full series for its...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Amazon.com is gearing up to release an Internet-connected television set-top box as early as next month, according to a report Friday.
The Seattle-based online retailer is aiming for a March debut for a product that would go head-to-head with the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Wrestling fans jostling to sign up for the new WWE Network online service swamped the servers of the company's technology provider, MLB Advanced Media -- blocking many subscribers from registering for the over-the-top package earlier Monday.
In a tweet...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Retail sales in holiday-related categories such as apparel, electronics and jewelry rose a “decent” 2.3%, according to a Thursday report from MasterCard SpendingPulse.
The so-so upswing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 improved on the same period in...