Amazon fired a shot at rival cheap tablet makers Wednesday by dropping the price of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablet to $269 and up.
Both the Authors Guild and retailer Barnes & Noble claim that giving Amazon control over generic domain names like .book and .read would give the online company too much market power.
Amazon.com and bitcoin now have an interesting link: A popular e-commerce shopping cart for merchants can now accept bitcoin payments and move orders to Amazon for shipping.
The latest tech giant expected to open its own stores is Google. The idea of a Google retail chain, first reported by 9-to-5 Google, isn’t so far-fetched even though Google has so far focused on direct sales to consumers through its online Google Play store.
Your Amazon Prime membership entitles you to one free book "rental" per month. So why does Amazon make them so hard to find?
Amazon plans to give away tens of millions of dollars in its new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, which Kindle Fire users can use to buy apps and games in the Amazon Appstore.
Amazon Web Services' Relational Database Service now lets users keep track of their databases with email and SMS notifications.
Visitors to what used to be Buy.com will see changes on the front page this week—including a pronunciation guide for its new name.