Stories tagged: Amazon
Tue., July 12, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
SEATTLE – Amazon’s “Prime Day” has returned for a second year with the online retail giant promising twice as many deals as last year.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 6:50 p.m.
If you want to know which headphones will stay in your ears when you go for a run or which books you should bring to the beach, the customer reviews …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
Wal-Mart is trying to get a jump on Amazon’s second annual sales bonanza.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
Amazon is back in the phone business – sort of. After its own Fire phone flopped, Amazon is selling special editions of other manufacturers’ phones at a $50 discount.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Amazon.com says it will open two facilities in Edwardsville that will have 1,000 full-time jobs.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
Google is showing off a new smart-home speaker, a virtual-reality system called Daydream and a chat service called Allo.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:43 a.m.
The party, stocked with pretty people and schmoozing filmmakers, looked like any other at the Cannes Film Festival except for the neon lights on the wall that glowed “Amazon Studios.”
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:25 a.m.
Amazon is planning to expand the store-brand items it sells to new categories including food and household products, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
Wal-Mart is sharpening its attack on Amazon.com. The world’s largest retailer is trimming its free-shipping pilot program to two days from a three, and it’s cutting a dollar off the …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 8:31 a.m.
Shoppers obsessively tracking their Amazon packages can now put the smartphones back in their pocket and ask Alexa, the tech giant’s voice-powered digital assistant, instead.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Amazon is taking a page from YouTube as it looks to expand its footprint in the entertainment space. The Seattle-based e-retailer is launching a new self-service platform that allows anyone …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Amazon will lease 20 cargo planes from Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, a deal that doubles the size of the tech and retail giant’s emerging air force.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Amazon.com on Monday launched a website for its Prime Now fast-delivery service, hitherto available only through iPhone or Android apps.
Sun., May 1, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – The Kindle Oasis is Amazon’s sleekest, lightest e-book reader yet – and at $290, unnecessary unless you’re a die-hard reader. The Oasis, which started shipping this …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
An Amazon.com internal investigation determined that its online retail business has sold and delivered about $100,000 worth of products to Iranian customers subject to U.S. government sanctions.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Three Seattle-area companies are among the 25 highest-paying firms in the U.S., according to a list released Wednesday by employer-review site Glassdoor.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Amazon is taking on Netflix and Hulu with a stand-alone video streaming service.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Amazon Prime is now a staple in 70 percent of high-income homes in the country.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Tech giant Amazon is offering a building it owns in downtown Seattle as a temporary shelter for homeless families.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos said that his company is about to debut a new version of the Kindle e-book reader.
Mon., March 21, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Comcast announced a deal Monday to sell its Xfinity TV, Internet and phone services on
Fri., March 11, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
NEW YORK – Capital One has teamed with Amazon to let owners of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker system pay their bills and get other account information through voice commands. Amazon’s …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
Private space travel company Blue Origin expects its first test flights with people in 2017, company founder Jeff Bezos said during a tour of the venture’s research and development site …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Amazon is taking to the skies. The e-commerce powerhouse has finalized an agreement to lease 20 Boeing jets from Air Transport Services Group Inc. as it builds out its U.S. …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
In its quest to build out its fashion business, Amazon.com may disrupt the world of TV talk shows, too – with a nightly live show dedicated to fashion and beauty. …
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Target says it has tapped an Amazon executive to lead the overhaul of its supply chain that has been stretched by the demands of e-commerce.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Amazon.com has reclaimed the top spot as America’s most-loved company in an annual ranking of some of the country’s largest companies.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
A bevy of recent highly specialized job postings suggests Amazon.com is indeed laying the foundation for a brick-and-mortar bookstore business whose ambitions extend well beyond the University Village location it …
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015
What’s new to watch this week on pay-per-view and streaming services: Pay-per-view / video on demand
Sun., Nov. 10, 2013
On the heels of Apple’s new, lighter iPad, Amazon has come out with a full-size tablet that weighs even less yet sports a sharper display and a lower price tag. …