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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

Amazon, online taxes and your pocketbook

Sep 14, 2012
Sales taxes may be coming soon to your Amazon purchases. But you probably should have been paying them anyway.
Posted In: Amazon, sales tax, use tax

Amazon takes on Apple in price more than features

Sep 7, 2012
Why the retail giant doesn’t mind not making money on Kindle Fire tablets.
Posted In: Amazon, Kindle, kindle fire, apple, iPad

Amazon teams with Epix to expand on-demand video library

Sep 4, 2012
Shares of Netflix fell Tuesday on news that Amazon has inked a deal with a rival provider of on-demand movies and TV shows.
Posted In: Amazon, netflix

How long can the TV streaming honeymoon last?

Aug 6, 2012
Networks and cable companies might not like the content boom but it may be too late to stop.
Posted In: tv, Amazon, netflix, hulu, apple, iPad, Music

Amazon looks to expand delivery beyond home, office

Jul 31, 2012
The online retailer hopes 'locker' program will broaden its customer base.
Posted In: Amazon.com, Amazon

Amazon’s Bezos donates $2.5 million to support same-sex marriage

Jul 27, 2012
Why support for gay rights is also a shrewd tactical move in the tech community.
Posted In: Amazon, Microsoft, apple, Google, jeff bezos, Twitter

Why companies take political, social stands

Jul 27, 2012
There's a lot of buzz this morning about Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos's decision to give $2.5 million to support a referendum that would legalize same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, Southern politicians have declared next Wednesday "Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day" after the fast-food chain's president emphatically declared his opposition to gay marriage.
Posted In: Chick-fil-A, gay marriage, Amazon

Why is Amazon becoming a hardware company?

Jul 24, 2012
Don’t be fooled: All the new tablets Amazon has on the horizon are just shopping carts in disguise.
Posted In: Amazon, tablets, Robot Roundup, Kindle

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