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Amazon Greenlights First 5 Shows: Alpha House, Betas, Annebots, Creative Galaxy, Tumbleaf Amazon Greenlights First 5 Shows: Alpha House, Betas, Annebots, Creative Galaxy, Tumbleaf
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In April, Amazon debuted 14 pilots for shows that could become its first originals. Five of them made the cut: Alpha House, Betas, Annebots, Creative Galaxy, and Tumbleaf. They will begin production, and air later this year, and in early …

Amazon Launches ‘Login With Amazon’ For Websites And Apps Amazon Launches ‘Login With Amazon’ For Websites And Apps
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Amazon announced a new Login with Amazon service for websites, apps and games, which lets users login using their Amazon accounts. The company says it reduces sign-in friction and can drive higher customer engagement and conversions. Obviously the feature would …

Amazon Set To Take Over The World With Kindle In June Amazon Set To Take Over The World With Kindle In June
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Amazon hasn’t been able to effectively compete with Apple just yet as its Kindle Fire devices are only available in a select few countries. That’s all going to change next month. Amazon announced today that the Kindle Fire HD and …

Kindle Worlds Will Pay You To Write Fan Fiction Kindle Worlds Will Pay You To Write Fan Fiction

Fan Fiction is awesome, right? It’s a way for fans to better engage with their favorite brands, and some franchises actually gain new fans thanks to fan fiction. Amazon wants to capitalize on it while paying authors for their trouble. …

Zombieland Series Gets the Ax, Creator Says Fans ‘Hated It Out of Existence’ Zombieland Series Gets the Ax, Creator Says Fans ‘Hated It Out of Existence’
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It appears that the fans have spoken – Amazon Studio’s Zombieland series will not be receiving a full run. The news was tweeted out by series writer/producer Rhett Reese, who went on to say that viewers “hated it out of …

Amazon Prime Adds NBC Universal Shows: Hannibal, Grimm, Suits, and More Amazon Prime Adds NBC Universal Shows: Hannibal, Grimm, Suits, and More

Good news for Amazon Prime Instant Video customers today, as Amazon has just announced an expanded licensing agreement with NBCUniversal that will bring a handful of NBC, USA, and SyFy shows to the streaming video service. Starting today, subscribers will …

Kindle Fire Gets Amazon Coins, Amazon’s Virtual Currency Kindle Fire Gets Amazon Coins, Amazon’s Virtual Currency

Back in February, Amazon announced that Amazon Coins, its new virtual currency, would be coming to Kindle Fire devices in May. It’s May, and today, the company announced that the currency is now available. Customers can now start using the …

Amazon 3D Smartphone In The Works [Report] Amazon 3D Smartphone In The Works [Report]

A report is out from the Wall Street Journal today, indicating that Amazon is working on a new line of hardware products, which includes a smartphone with 3D display capability, an additional smartphone, and an audio-only streaming device. These are …

Kindle For Android Gets Design Update Kindle For Android Gets Design Update

Amazon has released a new update for its Kindle for Android app, which has tens of millions of users, according to the company. The update includes a new design and interface, and easy access to samples. “Customers have told us …

Amazon Sales Up 22% To $16.07 Billion For Q1, Profit Down Amazon Sales Up 22% To $16.07 Billion For Q1, Profit Down
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Amazon reported its Q1 earnings today with sales up 22% to $16.07 billion. Operating cash flow was up 39% year-over-year to $4.25 billion for the trailing twelve months. Free cash flow was down 85% to $177 million for the trailing …

Amazon To Launch ‘Kindle TV’ Set-Top Box This Fall [REPORT] Amazon To Launch ‘Kindle TV’ Set-Top Box This Fall [REPORT]

Is Amazon about to jump into the set-top box game? That’s the word from Bloomberg Businessweek, who quotes three sources familiar with the matter. According to the sources, the ‘Kindle TV’ (name uncertain) will be available this Fall. Amazon’s new …

Amazon: These Are The Most Well-Read American Cities Amazon: These Are The Most Well-Read American Cities

Amazon put out its annual list of the top twenty most well-read cities in America today. While number one is the same as it was last year, there are some differences. Cambridge, for example, fell from number 2 to number …

Amazon’s Original Pilot Initiative Sees Early Success, Lots of Feedback Amazon’s Original Pilot Initiative Sees Early Success, Lots of Feedback

On Friday, Amazon finally made all of those pilots they had been talking about for months available for all to view and vote on. Amazon has said that they will use user feedback to determine which of the 14 pilots …

Amazon Debuts 14 Pilots, Wants Your Feedback Amazon Debuts 14 Pilots, Wants Your Feedback

Amazon Studios has just unveiled 14 new pilots for your viewing pleasure, and your feedback will determine which pilots are developed into something more. Over on the Amazon Original Pilots page, you can find the pilots for 8 different comedy …

Zombieland Pilot Premieres on Amazon (and We Get a Trailer) Zombieland Pilot Premieres on Amazon (and We Get a Trailer)

UPDATE: The pilot has not yet launched, Amazon informs me. And when it does, it will be available to all, not just Prime members. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: The pilot for Amazon’s new original comedy series Zombieland, based on the movie of …

Amazon’s Announces Major Android Appstore Expansion Amazon’s Announces Major Android Appstore Expansion

Amazon has just announced that they are making another international expansion of the Android Appstore. They’ve notified developers that they can now submit their apps for distribution in a bunch of new countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, India, South …

Buying Your Wine from Amazon? Say Hello to Texas Buying Your Wine from Amazon? Say Hello to Texas

Back in November of last year, Amazon launched the Amazon Wine Marketplace. It would be wrong to say that they did so quietly – they announced it, and it received moderate coverage. But for some reason it just seemed like …

Will Google Ever Stop Dominating Search? Will Google Ever Stop Dominating Search?
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Google stock is currently taking a hit after reaching an all-time high last month. Any number of factors could be contributors to this, but some think it’s directly related to people’s decreased dependence on finding information with Google. Can Google …

Amazon’s AutoRip Service Now Includes Vinyl Purchases Amazon’s AutoRip Service Now Includes Vinyl Purchases

Back in January Amazon announced their new AutoRip service, which gives customers free digital copies of any and all physical music they buy on Amazon (at launch, that simply meant MP3s for CD purchases). Today, they’ve announced that AutoRip is …

House of Cards Coming to DVD on June 11th House of Cards Coming to DVD on June 11th

If you still want to experience the superb new drama House of Cards but aren’t a Netflix subscriber, you’ll have to wait until the summer. A little over four months after it premiered as a Netflix exclusive, the Kevin Spacey-led …

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 4G LTE Arrives On AT&T April 5 Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 4G LTE Arrives On AT&T April 5

Are you in the market for Amazon’s 4G LTE Kindle Fire HD 8.9″? Do you prefer to buy your 4G LTE enabled devices from a national carrier? If so, you’re in luck later this week if you happen to subscribe …