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Amazon rolls out interest-free payment plans for Kindle Fire HDX tablets

Amazon really, REALLY wants to get a Kindle Fire tablet in your hands, and it's no wonder why: Kindle owners spend gobs of cash on Amazon.com.

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Survey: Amazon sees more spending from Kindle owners

Now we know why Amazon isn't too worried about profiting from Kindle hardware sales. Turns out owners of those devices are spending big bucks with the online retailer.

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Giving the gift of digital downloads

Whether it's a last-minute gift or something you've been planning to give for a while, online stores are a great source for digital presents during the holidays -- if you know where to look.

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Amazon's proposed drones will deliver packages in 30 minutes or less

Amazon drones are 'fantasy,' says eBay CEO

Rival e-commerce site CEO calls out Jeff Bezos' ambitious drone delivery plan

PCWorld presents the top 5 tech products of 2013

We test hundreds of products during the year, but here are the five that we just can't stop talking about.

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Here's why Amazon drones may never land at your door

Amazon's distribution network limits the company's deliveries to just a tiny fraction of the country

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Supreme Court leaves online sales tax question to Congress

The court declined to review a New York law requiring collection of sales tax for online purchases.

Amazon looks to 30-minute deliveries via flying drone

Called Prime Air, Amazon's service will be powered by drones and will be ready from a technology standpoint as soon as necessary regulations are in place.

Amazon's proposed drones will deliver packages in 30 minutes or less

Amazon plans to use aerial drones to deliver packages via a new Prime Air service

Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com said Sunday the company plans to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less to customers by using unmanned aerial vehicles, perhaps as early as 2015.

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Google, Amazon reveal their secrets of scalability

Internet giants such as Google and Amazon run IT operations that are far larger than most enterprises even dream of, but lessons they learn from managing those humongous systems can benefit others in the industry.

Amazon, U.S. Post Office team up for Sunday deliveries

Sunday deliveries are coming to New York and L.A. ahead of a larger roll out in 2014, and weekend shipments are still free for Amazon Prime members.

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'So, that's why it's called Bluetooth!' and other surprising tech name origins

The hidden, and occasionally accidental, history of common tech brand names.

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