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Retail, Tech, Shipping: Amazon is all in

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?
Posted In: Amazon, Retail, Tech, cia

Shopping Enhancer: Online shopping made equal

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.
Posted In: Google, Amazon, e-commerce

Amazon to launch virtual currency

Feb 7, 2013
This week, the retailing giant said it will soon offer its own currency, called the Amazon Coin.
Posted In: Amazon, currency, Tech, bitcoin

Netflix, Amazon typify corporate 'coopetition'

Dec 26, 2012
Whether it’s Netflix and Amazon, or Apple and Google, companies that start off cooperating can turn into fierce competitors.
Posted In: Amazon, netflix

Tech's whirlwind week: Apple, Amazon, Microsoft

Oct 26, 2012
Tech stocks have had quite a day today and quite a week. Apple, Amazon and Microsoft are all in the spotlight for various reasons.
Posted In: apple, Microsoft, Amazon

Amazon pushes Kindles in classrooms

Oct 18, 2012
Getting the Kindle into the hands of students offers Amazon a golden opportunity to bite into Apple's iPad market.
Posted In: Kindle, Amazon, tablets

Walmart takes on Amazon with same-day delivery

Oct 10, 2012
Walmart stores in a handful of cities will double as distribution centers as the online giant moves into super quick delivery.
Posted In: Walmart, same day delivery, Amazon

Staples shifts strategy to selling more products online

Sep 26, 2012
The office-supply chain will close dozens of stores in the U.S. and Europe and increase its selling online and through mobile apps.
Posted In: staples, Amazon, online retail, mobile

Walmart gives Amazon Kindle the boot

Sep 20, 2012
Walmart, following Target’s lead, will stop selling the Amazon Kindle. It’s recognition that the online retailer is a serious Walmart competitor.
Posted In: Walmart, Amazon, Kindle

Sales tax may cut into Amazon's edge

Sep 14, 2012
With Amazon beginning to charge sales tax in some states, analysts think it may convince some consumers to buy big-ticket items in traditional brick-and-mortar stores.
Posted In: Amazon, sales tax

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