| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Do not underestimate the power of the force ... or the front-facing camera, Darth Vader.
Star Wars landed on Instagram Monday afternoon with a picture of Darth Vader taking a selfie. The account, @starwars, describes itself as the "official home of Star...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Apple has purchased Topsy, a Twitter analytics firm, for $200 million.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has acquired the company, which is known for its extensive data of Twitter information. Topsy is capable of tracking what users are...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Cyber Monday is over, but Amazon.com is still promoting the Kindle Fire HDX by promising customers that it will donate $20 for every tablet that is purchased on Tuesday through Sunday, as part of Giving Tuesday.
The offer applies when customers buy a 7-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Amazon.com made headlines this week with the announcement of Amazon Prime Air, but it isn't the only company that's testing delivery drones.
Reports this week say UPS and Google are two other companies that are also testing delivery drones for their...
| 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 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...