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

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 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

Support grows for online sales tax

Jul 17, 2012
Republican governors and giant e-commerce retailer Amazon now back Congressional legislation to tax online transactions.
Posted In:, Amazon, tax breaks

Competition heads for the cloud

Jul 2, 2012
After a vicious storm knocks out some cloud computing services, competitors look to profit.
Posted In: Amazon, cloud computing

Storms hit Amazon data center, Netflix and Instagram

Jul 2, 2012
Amazon's servers were hit by a storm in Virginia. Those data centers are also home to storage for other major websites like Netflix, Pinterest and Instagram.
Posted In: Amazon, cloud computing, weather