| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Amazon poured millions of dollars into creating the Fire TV device -- but it's not clear when, or even if, the company will see a return on that investment.
Amazon undoubtedly will sell a healthy number of the boxes, much as it has successfully pushed...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Amazon laid the final cornerstone in its blueprint to dominate home entertainment this week with the debut of Fire TV: a small, $99 box the e-commerce titan promises is the easiest way to bring Internet video, games and other digital media to HDTVs.
| May 23, 2014
| 2:45 PM
In less than four weeks, J.K. Rowling's next book will be published -- but readers hoping to pre-order it on Amazon will be disappointed. Although it had been available to pre-order for months, "The Silkworm," written under Rowling's pseudonym Robert...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:12 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
The end of a short week and I've got savings at Macy's good through Sunday, a free "Maleficient" iBook and Florida's tax holiday on hurricane supplies kicks off Saturday, too.
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| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Amazon.com is rumored to be working on a smartphone that will go on sale later this year, and a report said Tuesday that users will be able to control the gadget by simply tilting it around in different directions.
The rumored device is expected to...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:29 AM
HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform.
Among the programs that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:12 AM
If you're looking for summer reading material, Amazon Local is offering a free coupon good for 30 Kindle downloads for $1.99 each.
The books normally cost $3.99 to $4.99 each.
Titles offered include "Plea of Insanity" by Jilliane Hoffman and several...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Amazon.com launched an Internet video-streaming and gaming device - the $99 Fire TV - as the e-retailing giant looks to grab a spot in the living room to promote its own content services and get an edge on rivals including Apple and Netflix.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Amazon will raise the price of its Amazon Prime service by $20, the online retail giant announced earlier this week.
Current members will pay the $99 fee when their accounts come up for renewal. CNET reports that shoppers whose Prime accounts are due...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Several years ago Miles Lambert of Williamsburg self-published two wine books—"Desert Island Wine" and "Tokaji Wine-Fame, Fate, Tradition."
He used a commercial press for printing and arranged for distribution through a wine guild that offered...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Aprille Magille spends about eight hours a day watching videos on the Internet.
But the 56-year-old retiree isn't bored or in need of a hobby. She's actually earning rewards for every video she watches that she has used to buy a Kindle, a tablet, pots...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
It's official: Amazon.com's Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming service for all eight seasons of Fox's "24" and will also be the only SVOD service to offer event series "24: Live Another Day" later this year.
Announcement comes after...