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'1984' moves up Amazon best-sellers list

Jun 10, 2013
Concerns over Orwellian surveillance and Big Brother provides a literary boost.
Posted In: George Orwell, 1984, Amazon, Books

Do those grocery bags say Amazon.com?

Jun 5, 2013
According to Reuters, Amazon is on the verge of bringing online grocery delivery to cities across the country.
Posted In: Amazon, groceries, Food

Is Amazon about to do to TVs what it did to bookstores?

Apr 25, 2013
Amazon is coming out with its own media box for TVs, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The device would compete with Apple TV, Roku, and possibly cable and satellite companies.
Posted In: Amazon, television, cable TV, netflix

Amazon nabs bigger share of music downloads (poll)

Apr 17, 2013
iTunes still dominates the music download arena, but Amazon is coming on, and other competitors are in the wings.
Posted In: Amazon, apple, itunes, Music

Does Amazon favor customers at the expense of shareholders?

Apr 12, 2013
Some Amazon critics say the company’s razor-thin quarterly profits -- if there are any at all -- are evidence that CEO Jeff Bezos is running the company like a “charity” for the benefit of customers at the expense of shareholders.
Posted In: jeff bezos, Amazon

Big Data creates big industry for storing data

Apr 4, 2013
Every purchase, online web search and even cellphone call generates data that companies hope to use to boost sales. But storing all that data is becoming a big expense, and it has spawned a multibillion-dollar industry.
Posted In: data storage, technology, Amazon, ebay, Google

Welcome to Walmart, would you deliver a package for us?

Mar 28, 2013
Walmart is reportedly considering using customers at its brick-and-mortar stores to deliver packages to online customers.
Posted In: Walmart, big box, Amazon, same day delivery

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

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