- News tagged "amazon"
Thursday, 25 Apr 2013
According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Amazon is planning to launch its own television set-top box. This TV-based device can be viewed as a natural extension to Amazon Instant Video that is an video-on-demand service currently only available in the United States.
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
According to app analytics company Localytics for Android devices, the US accounts for 59 percent of Google's tablet market. Furthermore, one out of three Android tablets in the US is a Kindle Fire from Amazon.
Friday, 11 Jan 2013
Online retailer Amazon has launched an auto-ripping service which stores free digital copies of selected CDs purchased from its store. Customers can access the music via Amazon's Cloud Player or mobile apps.
Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012
According to Taiwan Economic News, the online retail giant has allegedly contracted Foxconn to built its Kindle smartphone and will have therm ready for a mid-2013 launch.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amazon VP Gregory Hart have been awarded a patent that outlines a number of innovative solutions to protect portable devices from hard impacts.
Monday, 3 Dec 2012
In an attempt to compete with Amazon's discount on cloud based services, Google slashes its cloud pricing by over 30 percent.
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012
Amazon.com raised US$3 billion on Monday by selling its bonds after a hiatus of more than decade.
Friday, 12 Oct 2012
Amazon's Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Bezos, has confirmed that the online retailer is not making a profit from sales of its latest Kindle tablet and e-reader devices.
Thursday, 11 Oct 2012
German firm, Txtr, has unveiled the highly affordable Beagle e-book reader, as they wade into the budget e-reader market. Read on to find out just how little this nifty reading companion costs.
Monday, 10 Sep 2012
Even though the Kindle Fire has not yet shipped, Amazon has let a few key developments for the device be known. Apparently the default search engine for the product will be Microsoft's Bing. Customers will also have the option to remove the advertisements on the lock screen.