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Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works

Amazon today announced a new kids show in development from Amazon Studios. Prime Instant Video has greenlit the pilot for interactive math-based puzzle show Sara Solves It. Here’s Amazon’s official synopsis of the show: Viewers follow brother and sister duo …

Amazon Prime Now Serving Food Network, Travel Channel Shows Amazon Prime Now Serving Food Network, Travel Channel Shows
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Amazon has just announced a new content licensing agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive that brings a ton of popular cooking, travel, and do-it-yourself programming to Prime Instant Video. The deal will bring shows from five different Scripps networks: HGTV, DIY …

Amazon Cloud Player Updated And Optimized For iPad Amazon Cloud Player Updated And Optimized For iPad

Just because somebody owns an iPad doesn’t mean they use iTunes. There’s a wealth of options available to the iPad owner looking for an app to store their music collection. Amazon’s Cloud Player could be a strong competitor, but the …

Amazon Nabs Exclusive Rights to FX’s Justified Amazon Nabs Exclusive Rights to FX’s Justified

Another day in February, another exclusive content grab from Amazon. Today, the company announced that their Prime Instant Video service will be the exclusive online streaming home to the FX hit Justified. Also part of this new deal is the …

Amazon’s New Kindle Paperwhite Ad Is Making People on the Internet Argue Amazon’s New Kindle Paperwhite Ad Is Making People on the Internet Argue
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Amazon’s new ad for the Kindle Paperwhite is the backdrop to a flame war on YouTube. Let’s see if you can figure out why. “I’m throwing away my kindle. I cannot believe they included a straight couple in this commercial. …

Amazon Launches Shopping App For Canadian Customers Amazon Launches Shopping App For Canadian Customers

Amazon.ca has launched a new Shopping app for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. The app is presumably like its American counterpart. “We are excited to further enhance the customer shopping experience in Canada,” said Sam Hall, VP of Mobile …

IMDb iOS App Adds Amazon Prime Instant Video Links IMDb iOS App Adds Amazon Prime Instant Video Links
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The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has updated its iOS app to provide seamless functionality with Amazon’s Prime Instant Video app. With the new version, any TV show or movie that’s available to stream using Prime Instant Video will feature a …

Amazon Launches New Store with 350,000+ Verified Entertainment Collectibles Amazon Launches New Store with 350,000+ Verified Entertainment Collectibles

Amazon has just launched a new specialty store on its site for memorabilia from various entertainment industries – music, movies, and TV. It’s called the Amazon Entertainment Collectibles Store, and it features over 350,000 “unique and rare” collectibles – all …

Amazon Redshift Now Available To All Customers Amazon Redshift Now Available To All Customers

In November, Amazon Web Services announced Redshift, a “fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse in the cloud.” At the time, it was only available to a limited few customers as a preview service. Now it’s finally becoming available …

Amazon GameCircle Drives Engagement And Monetization In Kindle Fire Games Amazon GameCircle Drives Engagement And Monetization In Kindle Fire Games

Amazon introduced GameCircle in July of last year as a way to help developers easily add features like achievements, leaderboards and more into their Kindle Fire games. In a recent study, Amazon has found that GameCircle integration has proven to …

Amazon Steals Downton Abbey From Netflix & Hulu – Past, Present, and Future Amazon Steals Downton Abbey From Netflix & Hulu – Past, Present, and Future
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As of right now, you can watch the hit Masterpiece Classic show Downton Abbey on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Instant Video. Some time this year, that will no longer be the case. Amazon has just announced a deal with …

Amazon Cloud Player Comes To Ford SYNC Smart Cars Amazon Cloud Player Comes To Ford SYNC Smart Cars

The smart car is the next big revenue driver for app developers. These cars may not be everywhere just yet, but app developers would be smart to jump on in its early stages before it takes off. Amazon is doing …

Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video
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Amazon and CBS have just announced an expanded content agreement that will see even more of the network’s programming become available on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service (Amazon and CBS already have a deal for some of the network’s catalog). …

Amazon Beats Apple in Corporate Reputation Poll Amazon Beats Apple in Corporate Reputation Poll

Today, Amazon beats Apple in a way that doesn’t specifically pertain to tablets, ebooks, digital music, streaming content, or any other area in which the two routinely do battle. Today’s victory is all about the consumers and their views on …

Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’ Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’

Amazon has just landed another exclusive content deal for its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s the upcoming CBS drama Under the Dome. Here are the specifics of the deal: Just four days after each episode airs on CBS, …

Amazon Coins Bring Virtual Currency To Kindle Fire Apps And Games Amazon Coins Bring Virtual Currency To Kindle Fire Apps And Games
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For the past year, Amazon has been making development for its Kindle Fire tablets easier and more lucrative. Now the retail giant is ready to enter into the next phase of setting up a thriving mobile marketplace – virtual currency. …

Amazon To Open Three New Texas Fulfillment Centers Amazon To Open Three New Texas Fulfillment Centers

Amazon announced today that it intends to open three new fulfillment centers in Texas, which the company says will create over 1,000 new jobs in the state. They’ll be located in Coppell, Haslet and Schertz. “We appreciate the state and …

Amazon Launches Elastic Transcoder In Beta Amazon Launches Elastic Transcoder In Beta

Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Elastic Transcoder for Amazon Web Services for transcoding video files between different digital media formats. You can use the service, which Amazon says is highly scalable, to convert video files from their source format …

Amazon Net Income Down 45% Year-Over-Year Amazon Net Income Down 45% Year-Over-Year

Amazon announced its Q4 earnings today, which included a 22% increase in net sales, but a 45% decrease in net income, year-over-year for the quarter. The company’s numbers disappointed Wall Street analysts. CEO Jeff Bezos said, “We’re now seeing the …

Guy Builds Web Resume That Looks Like Amazon Product Page Guy Builds Web Resume That Looks Like Amazon Product Page
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Well, this guy sure has an interesting resume – or CV or whatever you want to call it. Upon first glance, you probably wouldn’t even notice that this Amazon product page is actually a a giant advertisement for Philippe Dubost, …

Stephen King Publishes “Guns” Essay As Kindle Single Stephen King Publishes “Guns” Essay As Kindle Single
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Best-selling author Stephen King has written a personal essay called “Guns,” and has published it exclusively as a Kindle Single in Amazon’s Kindle Store. Amazon made the announcement this morning. King said of the essay, “I think the issue of …