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  • Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this year

    Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this year
    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'...
  • Amazon announces April 2 event: Video-streaming device coming?

    Amazon announces April 2 event: Video-streaming device coming?
    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...
  • How Amazon Fire TV stacks up against competitors

    How Amazon Fire TV stacks up against competitors
    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...
  • Amazon to introduce video-streaming device in April, reports say

    Amazon to introduce video-streaming device in April, reports say
    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...
  • Amazon TV set-top box coming in March, report says

    Amazon TV set-top box coming in March, report says
    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...
  • Simon & Schuster joins Oyster and Scribd for 'Netflix for e-books'

    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...
  • Amazon offers Kindle Fire HDX on no-interest installment payments

    Amazon offers Kindle Fire HDX on no-interest installment payments
    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...
  • Twitter testing location feature that shows tweets nearby

    Twitter is reportedly testing a timeline that shows tweets that were sent from a nearby location. The short messaging service may be experimenting with the feature, dubbed "Nearby," as a way to get more Twitter users to share their geo-location...
  • Duck hunt for Google Glass shows prospects of device as game platform

    Duck hunt for Google Glass shows prospects of device as game platform
    Two mobile developers have created "Glass Hunt," a "Duck Hunt"-style shooter game for Google Glass that shows the high-tech eyewear's potential as a gaming platform. Google has been selling the device to selected users and is expected to release Glass...
  • Google continues robotics buying spree with Boston Dynamics purchase

    Google continues robotics buying spree with Boston Dynamics purchase
    Google has bought its latest robotics company, this time purchasing Boston Dynamics -- the maker of YouTube-famous four-legged robots that look a lot like dogs and wild cats. The Silicon Valley giant has been busy buying robot companies throughout 2013,...
  • Last-minute tech gadget gift ideas [Video chat]

    Last-minute tech gadget gift ideas [Video chat]
    Christmas is just about a week away, so if you need a last-minute tech gift idea, here are a few. Join us at 10 a.m. as the Times' Stacey Leasca and I open up a few tech gadgets and discuss a few cool devices you can give as presents. If you don't...