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Amazon Acquires Digital Comics Company comiXology

Amazon Acquires Digital Comics Company comiXology

By Chris Crum April 10, 2014

Amazon announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire digital comic company comiXology. The site lets you buy and/or subscribe to digital comic books. It also offers a free comics section. It’s not hard to see why Amazon would …

Amazon Fire TV Launches Sans HBO Go Amazon Fire TV Launches Sans HBO Go

As you may have heard, Amazon stepped onto the streaming video device stage in a huge way today with the unveiling of their $99 Fire TV, their new set-top box. At launch, Amazon Fire TV boasts a bunch of third-party …

Sev Zero Is The First Exclusive Amazon Fire TV Game Sev Zero Is The First Exclusive Amazon Fire TV Game

This afternoon, Amazon finally unveiled its set top box – the Amazon Fire TV. While most of the focus was placed upon its media streaming capability, the box is also a game machine. Well-known titles like Minecraft and The Walking …

Amazon's $99 Fire TV Launches into Crowded Field Amazon's $99 Fire TV Launches into Crowded Field

As expected, Amazon unveiled their long-awaited streaming device today in an event in New York. Contrary to the rumors, however, the device isn’t a dongle like Google’s Chromecast. Instead, it’s a super-thin (0.7 inches) set-top box that the company is …

24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead 24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead

You may have seen the warnings that popular series 24 was vanishing from Netflix on April 1st, but today Netflix users were hit with the harsh reality, like a Jack Bauer punch to the throat. It’s no April Fool’s joke–24 …

Alpha House Season 2 Production Begins This Summer Alpha House Season 2 Production Begins This Summer

Amazon has made it official–Alpha House is coming back for a second season and production is set to begin this summer. Reports had already indicated that the series, which stars John Goodman as a Republican Senator sharing a Washington D.C. …

Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service

Amazon has quashed reports that they are actively considering a free, ad-supported streaming media service that would allow people to watch video and music video content without an Amazon Prime subscription. On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal cited people close …

Amazon to Launch Streaming Video Device on April 2nd Amazon to Launch Streaming Video Device on April 2nd

Amazon’s long-delayed streaming video device will finally see the light of day, as the company is planning on unveiling it at a press event in New York City on April 2nd. Members of the press have received an invite to …

David Beckham Warned of Genital Devouring Fish David Beckham Warned of Genital Devouring Fish

While filming a 90-documentary concerning the 2014 World Cup in Brazil for the BBC, soccer superstar David Beckham was advised by producers to stay clear of the Amazon river, to avoid the feared and genital-attacking Candiru fish. Also called the …

Amazon to Launch Dongle in April, Per Reports Amazon to Launch Dongle in April, Per Reports

Amazon’s long-awaited video streaming device will hit stores next month, according to sources quoted in The Wall Street Journal. The streaming device, which has been rumored for years, will reportedly hit Amazon.com as well as a handful of brick-and-mortar retailers …

Brazilian FCC Leaks Amazon Game Controller Brazilian FCC Leaks Amazon Game Controller

It’s been rumored for a while now that Amazon has been working on a set-top box/game console. While details are on the actual set top box itself are scarce, a new leak has pretty much confirmed that Amazon is entering …

Amazon To Open Another Fulfillment Center Amazon To Open Another Fulfillment Center

Amazon began its life in Washington state in 1994. Since then, the online retailer has set up shop in numerous states and countries around the world. Now the retailer is returning home bringing with it jobs and a new warehouse. …

Amazon Prime Price Increases $20, Now $99 Per Year Amazon Prime Price Increases $20, Now $99 Per Year

Well, you can’t say they didn’t warn you. Amazon has officially announced that the price of an Amazon Prime membership is going up. It’s a $20 increase, meaning that an annual subscription to the service that offers free two-day shipping, …

Amazon AppStream Is Now Available To All Developers Amazon AppStream Is Now Available To All Developers

Last year, Amazon introduced AppStream as a way to help developers deliver applications to consumers through the cloud. The proposed benefit was that developers could deliver applications to consumers regardless of their hardware thanks to the application running on cloud …

‘The After,’ ‘Bosch’ Among Series Greenlit by Amazon ‘The After,’ ‘Bosch’ Among Series Greenlit by Amazon

Good news for fans of Amazon’s recent round of pilots–4 of them have been greenlit for full series runs. The shows that have been picked up include X-Files creator Chris Carter’s post-apocalyptic series The After; Bosch, based on the Michael …

More Info on Amazon's Unconfirmed Streaming Box More Info on Amazon's Unconfirmed Streaming Box

Amazon’s still unconfirmed set-top streaming device will launch with third party apps, according to sources quoted by GigaOm. We’re talking a couple of big names here–Netflix and Hulu Plus–meaning that Amazon is choosing to make the device more appealing to …

Amazon Partners With 3DLT To Sell 3D Printed Objects Amazon Partners With 3DLT To Sell 3D Printed Objects

Last year, Amazon gave some legitimacy to 3D printing when it began to sell 3D printers and filament. Now the online retailer is taking the next step – selling 3D printed objects. 3DLT, an online retailer that specializes in 3D …