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Kindle coming to Android and Windows tablets

Jan 4, 2011
Eventually, Amazon will make a Kindle that operates inside a different Kindle. It'll be like Russian Nesting Kindles. Joining the array of Kindle...
Posted In: Amazon, android, business, gadgets, iPad, Kindle, manufacturing, tablets, Web Culture

Amazon patents incredibly heartless and useful idea

Dec 28, 2010
Amazon has been awarded a patent for a new way to return unwanted gifts. The current system is pretty cumbersome: you have to repackage the ugly...
Posted In: Amazon, business, government, horrible, patents

Kindle 3 is top selling Amazon item ever, selling xxx,???,!!! units

Dec 27, 2010
They won't provide an actual number but they say they've sold more Kindle 3s than they have of the last Harry Potter book. Harry Potter books,...
Posted In: Amazon, expelliarmus, gadgets, Kindle

Mechanical Turk is 40.92% spam generators

Dec 20, 2010
This according to researchers at NYU. They investigated all new HIT requesters on Amazon's Mechanical Turk site for September and October ...
Posted In: Amazon, business, mechanical turk, privacy, spam, Web Culture

Amazon Europe either hacked or not

Dec 13, 2010
Several European Amazon sites were down over the weekend, leading any sensible person to think that perhaps Anonymous was taking more revenge...
Posted In: 4chan, Amazon, anonymous, business, DDoS, Web Culture

Amazon selling Wikileaks e-book

Dec 9, 2010
Amazon's UK store is selling an e-book containing excerpts from the recent Wikileaks cables. This after Amazon kicked Wikileaks off the Amazon...
Posted In: Amazon, business, ice cream castles in the air, Kindle, Law, Web Culture, wikileaks

Amazon next on Operation Payback's list

Dec 9, 2010
This will be interesting to watch. About two hours ago, the Operation Payback Twitter account tweeted: "TARGET: WWW.AMAZON.COM LOCKED ON!!!"....
Posted In: Amazon, business, DDoS, Law, operation payback, Web Culture, wikileaks

Amazon launches DNS service

Dec 6, 2010
Okay, so this is some geek chow but it's interesting to follow for those interested in where Amazon is going. They've introduced Domain Name...
Posted In: Amazon, business, flickr, search, Web Culture

Wikileaks situation gets steadily weirder

Dec 1, 2010
A self-proclaimed patriot and "hacktivist" (which I guess is a word now) is claiming responsibility for a couple of recent directed denial of...
Posted In: Amazon, Julian Assange, wikileaks

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