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  • Amazon Unveils Fire Phone, in Bid to Challenge Apple's iPhone

    Amazon took the wraps off the Fire Phone -- priced $100 lower than similar iPhone models -- and because the e-commerce company will not be relying on gigantic sales of the new gadget, it could represent Apple's most formidable rival in the category. At a...
  • POLL: Would You Buy an Amazon 3D Smartphone?

    Amazon.com has teased a June 18 announcement in its hometown of Seattle, where the e-retailer is expected to unveil a 3D-capable smartphone to challenge Apple's iPhone and Samsung Electronics' Android devices, among others. But it's not clear how...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon

    Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon
    The man who created Google Glass has left the Mountain View, Calif.,  tech giant for Amazon, a sign that the Seattle online retailer may be eyeing an entrance into the wearable device market. Babak Parviz announced his move this weekend through a post...
  • FTC sues Amazon over millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by kids

    FTC sues Amazon over millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by kids
    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon.com alleging that the online retailer unlawfully billed parents millions of dollars for mobile in-app purchases accidentally made by their kids. The federal complaint, which was filed in Washington&...
  • Amazon's 'Transparent' to Premiere September 26 in U.S. and U.K.

    Amazon's new original comedy "Transparent" will premiere on Friday, September 26 in the U.S. and the U.K. through Prime Instant Video, the site announced Wednesday. All ten episodes will be released at once. The series is written, directed and produced...
  • Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

    Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million
    Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations. The...
  • Amazon gains valuable entertainment asset with purchase of Twitch

    Amazon.com is already a go-to destination for shoppers, bookworms, and music and movie fans. Now it'll also be the virtual home for millions of hard-core video gamers. The Seattle e-commerce giant announced Monday that it had agreed to buy Twitch...
  • Barnes & Noble, Samsung join forces for new Nook tablet

    Barnes & Noble, Samsung join forces for new Nook tablet
    After nearly two years without releasing a new tablet, Barnes & Noble on Wednesday unveiled the $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, a tablet co-branded with Samsung. The new Nook is essentially a clone of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4, both featuring seven-inch touch...
  • Travel apps: Create a collage, become a terra cotta warrior and more

    Travel apps: Create a collage, become a terra cotta warrior and more
    Phramed (Free for iOS) What it is: A way to create a photo collage of iPhone snapshots or images shot with another camera that have been imported into your iOS device. How it works: After launching the app, you select one to five photos to create a...