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Amazon Now Offers In-App Purchasing Services To PC Game Developers Amazon Now Offers In-App Purchasing Services To PC Game Developers

Amazon has always been a huge player in games retail, but the company is quickly becoming a major player in game development as well. It’s already heavily involved in mobile game development with a number of helpful APIs like GameCenter. …

Amazon Will Soon Open A New California Fulfillment Center Amazon Will Soon Open A New California Fulfillment Center

Amazon has announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Tacy, California, which the company says will create hundreds of full-time jobs at the million-square-foot site. This will be the company’s third fulfillment center in the state. Amazon opened …

Amazon Launches High Memory Cluster Instances For EC2 Amazon Launches High Memory Cluster Instances For EC2

Amazon announced new High Memory Cluster instances for Amazon Web Services’ Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). These are designed for memory-intensive applications, like in-memory analytics, databases, caching, and scientific computing, the company says. These instances are especially helpful for applications that …

‘Zombieland’ Original Series Coming to Amazon Prime ‘Zombieland’ Original Series Coming to Amazon Prime

Someone find Tallahassee some Twinkies (although it may be even harder now). Fans of Zombies, the film Zombieland, and streaming video services should be happy with news coming out of the world of all three today. According to reports, Amazon …

Amazon Makes It Easier To Integrate Its APIs Into Android Apps Amazon Makes It Easier To Integrate Its APIs Into Android Apps

So, you’re building an Android app, and you want to make it available on the Amazon Appstore. You’re going to have to integrate all the necessary Amazon APIs into your app, and that could take a long time. Rather, it …

Amazon Optimizes MP3 Downloading For iPhone, iPod Touch Amazon Optimizes MP3 Downloading For iPhone, iPod Touch

Amazon announced today that it has launched the Amazon MP3 store for iPhone and iPod Touch. Users can tap into the company’s 22-million song library with Safari in a better way than what was possible before. The site is built …

Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles
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Better late than never. Nintendo of America today announced that Amazon Instant Video is now available for the original Wii console. The service has been available for the Wii U since late 2012, just before that console’s TVii service came …

Amazon AutoRip Gives You Free MP3s of CD Purchases, Retroactively Amazon AutoRip Gives You Free MP3s of CD Purchases, Retroactively

Amazon is looking to incentivize physical music sales by providing digital copies automatically and free of charge with each purchase. They’re also hoping that they can keep customers using their Cloud Player. Oh yeah, and it’s retroactive. We’re talking about …

Target Will Price-Match Amazon Year Round Target Will Price-Match Amazon Year Round

Taget has decided to expand a holiday promotion and keep price-matching of online retailers an option for the entire new year, according to a report from Reuters. According to the company, they will continue to match the prices on competitor’s …

Amazon Prime Lands in Canada Sans Instant Video Amazon Prime Lands in Canada Sans Instant Video

Canada, I’ve some good news and some bad news. What do you want to hear first? Ok, let’s go with the good. The good news is that Amazon is finally bringing their Amazon Prime subscription service to Canada. The bad …

Amazon Record High Attributed To Morgan Stanley Comments Amazon Record High Attributed To Morgan Stanley Comments
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Amazon stock hit a record high on Monday, reaching as high as $269.30 at one point. Bloomberg attributes the spike to statements made by Morgan Stanely, who said the company’s network of distribution centers will help it gain marketshare as …

Amazon Instant Video Finder Launches in Beta Amazon Instant Video Finder Launches in Beta
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While it’s not a personalized recommendation engine, Amazon has unveiled a tool that should make it easier for users to browse content and find something to watch. Amazon has just announced that they’ve opened up their Instant Video Finder Beta, …

Amazon Inks Prime Deal with A+E Networks for Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and More Amazon Inks Prime Deal with A+E Networks for Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and More
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Amazon has just announced another licensing agreement to bring more content to its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s A+E Networks. “In a year we have more than doubled the Prime Instant Video selection for our Prime members,” said …

Barnes & Noble’s Nook Business Took A Dive During The Holidays Barnes & Noble’s Nook Business Took A Dive During The Holidays

Barnes & Noble is the last national book store chain left in America because it jumped on the eBook revolution early with its line of Nook eReaders. It also introduced new tablets in the form of the Nook HD and …

Kindle Fire HD Discounted $50 For Students Kindle Fire HD Discounted $50 For Students
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One of the promises that came with the growing tablet market was an end-run around college textbook price-gouging. Students everywhere were supposed to be using interactive textbooks and doing homework within social class apps by now. Obviously, that hasn’t happened …

Amazon’s Appstore Name Is Not False Advertising Says Judge in Ruling Against Apple Amazon’s Appstore Name Is Not False Advertising Says Judge in Ruling Against Apple
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As Amazon planned to launch their own Appstore for Android, Apple decided that the name “Appstore” was too similar to their own App Store – and therefore a lawsuit was in order. Apple attempted to prevent Amazon from launching their …

Amazon Third-Party Sellers Saw Tremendous Sales Over The Holiday Season Amazon Third-Party Sellers Saw Tremendous Sales Over The Holiday Season

Businesses selling their goods on Amazon had their best holiday season yet, according to Amazon. The company has over two million third-party sellers on Amazon Marketplace, and unit growth from U.S. sellers grew over 40% year-over-year. “We value the breadth …

Amazon Smartphone to Launch in 2013 (Rumor) Amazon Smartphone to Launch in 2013 (Rumor)

Back in July there were hushed rumors that Amazon would enter the smartphone market with a device that would compliment its existing Kindle tablet lineup. Today it appears that those rumors have been corroborated and the “Kindle Phone” may be …

Amazon Prime Adds TNT Dramas to Its Catalog Amazon Prime Adds TNT Dramas to Its Catalog
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Amazon has just announced a new licensing agreement with Turner Broadcasting System and Warner Bros to bring two popular cable dramas to their Prime Instant Video catalog. Starting today, Amazon Prime members will be able to watch all current episodes …

Fifty Shades of Grey Shocks as Top Amazon Book of the Year Fifty Shades of Grey Shocks as Top Amazon Book of the Year
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No really, of course. Nobody should be surprised that an entry in the popular trilogy took Amazon’s yearly crown, as it was a pretty big year for masturbatory fiction. It was actually book three (Fifty Shades Freed) that grabbed the …

Amazon Launches Instant Video App on the Smaller iDevices, Adds Cloud Player App to Samsung TVs & Roku Amazon Launches Instant Video App on the Smaller iDevices, Adds Cloud Player App to Samsung TVs & Roku
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Amazon had just announced a few moves to expand the accessibility of content across multiple devices – bringing their streaming video app to the iPhone as well as Cloud Player apps to two new devices. Previously only available for the …