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Amazon's average 'Mayday' response time is under 10 seconds

Forget waiting on hold: Amazon touts nearly instantaneous response times to support requests.

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Amazon launches Prime Music, a free song streaming service for Prime subscribers

Prime Music is no Spotify killer, but it is a nice addition for Prime subscribers.

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Amazon's world domination is great for consumers, bad for everyone else

The company wants to control everything bought, sold, and processed -- including mobile payments and even your local babysitter.

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5 things we think we know about Amazon's 3D smartphone

After years of rumors, Amazon finally looks set to launch its first smartphone that includes a futuristic 3D display.

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Amazon teases launch of mysterious device with 50-second video

Some kind of 3-D device -- perhaps the long-rumored smartphone -- may launch later this month

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Windows Phone, Amazon to get smarter maps with Nokia's Desti tech

Nokia ushers Desti's smart travel technology into its HERE mapping technology, which will be pushed to Microsoft's Windows Phones and Amazon's mobile devices.

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Amazon 'not optimistic' about ending book standoff with Hachette any time soon

Amazon recommends buying affected titles from its third-party sellers or competitors

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Amazon offering free Fire TV trials to some Prime members

Users can spend 30 days with the set-top before getting charged.

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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX: Can a 'consumption' tablet deliver as a productivity machine?

With Microsoft set to debut the Surface Mini on Tuesday, we look at how Amazon's small tablet shapes up in the "getting things done" department.

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Amazon's mystery locker is a marketing stunt with Nissan

One lucky person could win a car inside the San Francisco locker, Nissan said