Microsoft stock, which is down a penny today, jumped from under $30 to over $31 almost immediately overnight, and has climbed almost 11 percent over the last month. That's part of a fairly steady rise over the last three months which has added over $30 billion in value to the company.
If you're a fan of original TV shows that are exclusively available online, you had quite a bit to watch over the weekend, and according to Amazon you really liked what you saw, too.
Amazon is giving you the power to decide what TV shows are made. The company has posted pilots for six kids shows and eight sitcoms, prompting the audience to choose which should become full-fledged original series on Amazon Instant Prime Video.
Last June, Amazon announced that S3 had hit one trillion objects stored. That was a big milestone at the time. And now it has doubled that amount in less than a year.
At this point, Amazon's plans are still a mystery. But making its apps more fun and engaging makes a lot more sense then spewing out another Android phone.
Why choose the Appstore? First, Kindles are still selling like hotcakes. Second, everyone with an Amazon account can buy apps in a single click. Third, globalization is now a relatively easy option.
Microsoft announced that it is opening up Windows Azure Infrastructure Services to general availability today -- and is offering it cheaper than before.
Worldreader launches a new mobile program that makes thousands of books available to people in the developing world through their low-end feature phones.
Here's something you probably didn't know: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reads Business Insider. And likes it.
Google has opened up cloud infrastructure service Compute Engine to more customers while also lowering prices and adding several new features.
While the majority of people still buying music on vinyl records are doing so because of the sound quality, it's nice to know that Amazon is at least stretching that purchase to the digital side.
Wal-Mart experiments with a new crowdsourced delivery system where Walmart in-store customers deliver to online shoppers.
Can't remember the names of the guest star on the episode of Doctor Who you're watching via Kindle Fire? Well, Amazon has you covered.
Apparently, if you run a top e-commerce website, it pays to be slow. Unless you're Amazon.
The latest original program to get a greenlight by Amazon is a TV show based on hit movie Zombieland, the company announced today.
Amazon's rumored purchase of Samsung's Liquavista unit could be the key to that full-color Kindle you've always wanted.
In what's surely a win for lovers of long-form journalism (or needlessly long rant-filled blog posts), Amazon has just rolled out a new "Send to Kindle" button for online publications to embed into their websites.
And what the data shows is that the top apps on Amazon are very, very different than Google Play.
Editor's Pick The more Samsung "adds value" to Android by customizing a version of it for the Galaxy line of phones, the more it will suck.
With the new Galaxy S4, Samsung is moving farther and farther away from Google. In fact, you have to wonder, will Samsung turn into the new Amazon?