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Amazon reports earnings amid frustrated investors

Jan 29, 2015
Is it possible the company finished up the year on an upswing?
Posted In: Amazon, Amazon.com, earnings report
Two men ride all terrain vehicles on a bank along the frozen Arctic Ocean in Browerville in northern Alaska.

Free shipping a boon for Alaska's Amazon customers

Jan 16, 2015
Rural Alaskans are taking advantage of Amazon Prime's free shipping.
Posted In: Amazon, Alaska, shipping, rural
Woody Allen, 1970.

The economics of Woody Allen and Amazon

Jan 13, 2015
The film giant says he doesn't know what to make. The retail giant isn’t worried.
Posted In: netflix, Amazon, streaming tv
A UPS worker delivers packages in Chicago, Illinois.

FedEx and UPS do better this year, but Amazon lurks

Dec 22, 2014
If UPS and FedEx are going to continue to be competitive with Amazon, they need a long-term strategy.
Posted In: UPS, fedex, Amazon, holiday shopping
Amazon.com packages await shipment at a mail processing annex in Indianapolis.

Super-fast delivery is the new game in town

Dec 19, 2014
Amazon and start-ups compete for the instantaneous delivery dollar.
Posted In: Amazon, instant delivery, online shopping, e-commerce
Freshly brewed coffee.

Coffee engineered to put you to sleep. Seriously.

Dec 16, 2014
Counting Sheep Coffee comes in two varieties: Bedtime Blend/40 Winks and Lights Out.
Posted In: coffee, dragon's den, Amazon, Canada

Book publisher experiments with Twitter sales

Dec 12, 2014
Hachette Book Group tries out a buy button on its Twitter account.
Posted In: Hachette, publishing, Amazon, Twitter

Robots invade holidays ... but don't take over

Dec 3, 2014
Robots go more mainstream, shipping packages and vacuuming. But they're not smart enough to stage a coup.
Posted In: robot, Amazon, holiday season
Netflix streams on a laptop and cellphone. The vide- streaming service is responsible for 35 percent of bandwidth usage in North America, according to a recent study.

Netflix is king of bandwidth in North America

Nov 20, 2014
The latest in "how-many-caveats-can-fit-in-one-statistic" news.
Posted In: netflix, bandwidth, video streaming, hulu, Amazon

The numbers for November 4, 2014

Nov 4, 2014
As Americans head to the polls, their view of the economy could decide races.
Posted In: midterm elections, Uber, Amazon, Google, smartphone

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