| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Green Monday, an online retail term was coined in 2009, refers to the second Monday in December, one of retail's biggest sales days online.
Cyber Monday sales were up by nearly 20 percent this year, according to industry analysts, and retailers are...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Facebook users, rejoice: You can now edit posts after they've been published.
The Menlo Park, Calif., company announced Thursday that users will be able to go back and edit their status updates after they've been published when they use Facebook on...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:16 PM
When buying items on EBay, be careful how you type.
A typing mistake caused a user to bid $10,100 for a gold iPhone 5s earlier this week -- more than 50 times the item's regular price of $200 with a two-year contract -- and got the person worldwide...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| 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'...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Two major services hoping to become 'Netflix for e-books' got a big boost Wednesday: Simon & Schuster has made its backlist available to both Oyster and Scribd.
For a monthly fee — $8.99 for Scribd, $9.95 for Oyster — each offers unlimited...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Amazon.com is continuing to offer customers new deals on its Kindle Fire HDX tablets, with the most recent promotion giving consumers the option of paying for the gadget in four no-interest installments.
The Seattle-based online retailer will let...