This is the latest move in Amazon’s worldwide expansion.
It's like the opposite of Winston Churchill's battle of Britain quote: Never were so many products sold for so much money by such a huge company for so little profit.
Here's something you probably didn't know: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reads Business Insider. And likes it.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple are not just engines of technological innovation in America ... they're also the path to Forbes' World's Billionaires list. But there is a little catch -- you gotta be a man.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos largely credited the strong earnings increase to ebooks, which he said is now a multi-billion dollar category for Amazon.
Amazon sales were up 22 percent to $21.27 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, the company reported, or 23 percent higher if difference in foreign exchange rates are excluded. But net income was down 45% to only $97 million, or $0.21 per share, compared with $177 million in 2011.
Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos was named Fortune's Businessperson of the Year today for his part in changing both the bookstore and the book itself.
Heavyweight bouts usually consist of 200-pound plus monsters bashing each other in public for our entertainment. Now we can add multibillion-dollar corporations to the show.
Amazon is coming clean on some of the problems with the Kindle Paperwhite. Cutting costs, it seems, has its flaws.
Happy about the new iPhone 5? You should be ... or maybe you shouldn't, because the announcements made today weren't everything that we'd hoped for. In fact, some are startlingly painful. Here are eight that almost make today feel like a bad day
Amazon introduced another layer of parental controls for its Kindle Fire tablet today, giving parents the capability to limit how much time a child spends on certain activities.
Even though it sounded like Amazon's plans for a larger tablet were on the back-burner leading up to today's event, the company surprised us by announcing the Kindle Fire HD, an 8.9-inch tablet with a bevy of drool-worthy features.
Judging by the numbers, Amazon Kindle Singles program has been a successful one.
Amazon today lifted the veil on the newest additions to its lineup of tablet devices and e-readers. Clearly, in an attempt to convince consumers ahead of the holiday shopping season that its hardware can be both cheap and sexy.
Everyone who’s serious about owning the customer needs their own smartphone platform. Or at least that’s what it’s starting to look like given the recent Amazon smartphone development rumors.
Today the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon is actually …
Now that Planetary Resources has unveiled its plans to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new deposits of platinum and water, and to strip-mine them and shuttle them back to secure facilities back on our home planet, I think …
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is probably not a happy man today, with the company reporting disappointing fourth quarter 2011 earnings, including a dramatic 58 percent decline in net income.
Many analysts were unsure where Amazon would stand this past quarter …
Sad that Google’s online photo editor Picnik is meeting its demise this year? Well, veteran photo editing service Aviary is plotting to take its place. On Monday the company announced it’s bringing its photo editing services to the Web with …
Everyone is talking about the “cloud,” but is there anything new here? How is the “cloud” different from “internet” or “web?”
There is something new — and it’s a big deal — but it’s not what everyone usually talks about.…
From the maker of Second Life, here comes an interesting new startup. Coffee & Power says it is creating an online marketplace where people can buy and sell small jobs.
The San Francisco-based startup is the brainchild of Philip Rosedale, …