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Amazon rolls out in-app purchase option for PC, Mac, and Web games

Amazon eschews Android exclusivity to offer its in-app purchase API for use in traditional computer games. One-click broadsword orders, here we come.

Judge orders Apple, Amazon to settlement talks on App Store dispute

A federal judge in California has ordered Apple and Amazon.com to sit down and attempt to settle a lawsuit between them over Amazon's use of the "Appstore" name for its online application marketplace.

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Amazon AutoRip service bundles digital copies with purchased CDs

More than 50,000 CDs are AutoRip eligible including albums from every major label

When Netflix goes down: streaming video alternatives

Netflix’s streaming service went down Christmas Eve, depriving thousands of their Christmas (or anything-but) video fix for about 20 hours. Our gift to you: video-streaming tips, tricks, and alternatives, so you’ll be ready next time.

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Amazon Web Services accommodates big data storage

High Storage, an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud package, is designed to run data intensive analysis jobs, such as seismic analysis, log processing and data warehousing.

Penguin settles ebook price-fixing lawsuit

Penguin Group has become the latest book publisher to reach a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice in a lawsuit that alleges that Apple and five publishers had conspired to raise ebook prices.

Amazon allows users to spread workloads more broadly

A new feature within Amazon Web Services should make it easier for systems to stay up in case of a cloud outage.

Amazon makes it easier to track costs, usage in its cloud

Amazon Web Services is expanding features for customers to track their usage of AWS public cloud resources.

Customers blast Amazon for Surface RT price gouging

Amid speculation that Microsoft will soon expand distribution of its Surface RT, giant e-tailer Amazon continues to offer the tablet through partners, who jack up the price or post inflated list prices to claim large savings.

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Amazon, Barnes & Noble slash Kindle, Nook prices

Amazon and Barnes & Noble are offering new deals on Kindle and Nook devices as we approach the mid-way point of the holiday shopping season.

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