Apr 18, 2012 Amazon is stepping up its publishing push, with help from none other than Agent 007. The online bookseller has just acquired the rights to the James Bond novels behind the movies.
Apr 12, 2012 The Department of Justice is accusing Apple and five publishers fixing prices for electronic books, or e-books. Three of the publishers have already settled.
Apr 11, 2012 Federal and state prosecutors alleged Apple and five big publishers conspired to raise e-book prices to wage battle against Amazon.
Mar 20, 2012 The giant online retailer buys robot-maker Kiva Systems for $775 million. The automatons will bring products to workers in Amazon's massive distribution centers.
Mar 9, 2012 The Department of Justice is reportedly ready to sue over anti-competitive practices in the electronic book business.
Feb 7, 2012 Online retailer Amazon plans to build five new warehouses in three states to cut delivery times, in the hope of boosting sales.
Feb 6, 2012 The Brazilian government has ramped up efforts to stop deforestation in the Amazon. So far, it seems to be slowly working.