Amazon Kicks Off Cyber Monday on Saturday

Amazon Kicks Off Cyber Monday on Saturday

Photo: Ben Margot (AP) Amazon has decided to kick off Cyber Monday on Saturday. With the company making a killing on Black Friday, it’s not surprising they would push for customers ...
It's Amazon and Not Google Who Will Pick Up Twitch

It’s Amazon and Not Google Who Will Pick Up Twitch

After a good deal of speculation that Google would scoop up gaming live streaming service Twitch, it turns out that Amazon has acquired the company in deal a several million shy of ...
Amazon To Compete With Google and Facebook in Ad Revenue Arena

“Amazon Sponsored Links” To Compete With Google and Facebook in Ad Revenue Arena

Google is the most dominant companies when it comes to collecting data and spinning that into effective ads. Amazon is looking to wet its beak in the ad game and in a way, it is taking ...
Amazon Looks To Cater To Developers With Live App Testing Service

Amazon Looks To Cater To Developers With Live App Testing Service

Amazon looks to enter the mobile app testing ring with its own service called Live App Testing.  The new service is focused on building up the company’s app marketplace by having ...
Amazon Introduces Kindle Unlimited

Amazon Introduces Kindle Unlimited

Early Friday morning, Amazon announced a new e-book and audiobook subscription service known as “Kindle Unlimited.” The service allows customers to access over 600,000 books of ...
The FTC Pushes Ahead Legal Action Against Amazon For Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The FTC Pushes Ahead Legal Action Against Amazon For Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission feels as though it played nice enough by offering Amazon the chance to change their in-app purchases policy on its own. The popular retailer decided to ...
Amazon Offers 100% Revenue Deal To Authors During Stalemate

Amazon Offers 100% Revenue To Hachette Authors During Stalemate

In an ongoing dispute with Hachette, Amazon looked to have authors under the publishing group keep 100 percent of whatever revenue is gained from e-book sales. Hachette allowed the ...
FTC Could Put Pressure on Amazon About In App Purchases

FTC Could Put Pressure on Amazon About In App Purchases

Amazon’s approach to in-app purchases seem to the target of the Federal Trade Commission. The Seattle-based company has selected to not act upon the FTC’s request to update its ...
#AmazonCart Makes Adding Items To Shopping Cart Faster

#AmazonCart Makes Adding Items To Shopping Cart Faster

If you use both Twitter and frequent Amazon, you can now do part of the shopping—the adding stuff part— via Twitter. The new feature rolled out early Monday and involves finding ...
Amazon Adds Flow Feature To iOS App

Amazon Adds Flow Feature To iOS App

Amazon Flow hit the iOS version of the app earlier this week. Flow allows for iPhone users to snag products for their shopping list by snapping a picture of them. For those with the ...