May 7, 2013 President Barack Obama is proposing to increase federal tax and fees on airlines tickets. But before prices take off, here's a look at some other tax-heavy items you already pay more for.
Apr 25, 2013 Amazon is coming out with its own media box for TVs, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The device would compete with Apple TV, Roku, and possibly cable and satellite companies.
Apr 22, 2013 Online sales taxes are up for debate again and big guys like eBay are crying foul. What are the real consequences of an online sales tax for retailers?
Apr 17, 2013 iTunes still dominates the music download arena, but Amazon is coming on, and other competitors are in the wings.
Apr 12, 2013 Some Amazon critics say the company’s razor-thin quarterly profits -- if there are any at all -- are evidence that CEO Jeff Bezos is running the company like a “charity” for the benefit of customers at the expense of shareholders.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 4, 2013 Every purchase, online web search and even cellphone call generates data that companies hope to use to boost sales. But storing all that data is becoming a big expense, and it has spawned a multibillion-dollar industry.
Mar 29, 2013 Walmart is reportedly considering using customers at its brick-and-mortar stores to deliver packages to online customers.
Mar 21, 2013 The CIA has reportedly recruited Amazon to develop a private cloud for American intelligence gathering. So is there any sector Amazon isn't involved in these days?
Mar 20, 2013 A new web service called Shopping Enhancer aims to restore parity to online shopping by getting around Google's pay-to-sell system.