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Amazon Earnings Released, Sales Up 23% At $19.74 Billion Amazon Earnings Released, Sales Up 23% At $19.74 Billion

Amazon just released its Q1 earnings report with net sales for the quarter at $19.74 billion, up 23% year-over-year. A report earlier this week indicates that the company is taking a sales hit in states that have implemented online sales …

Amazon Unveils ‘Prime Pantry,’ A New Grocery Service For Prime Members Amazon Unveils ‘Prime Pantry,’ A New Grocery Service For Prime Members

In December, we heard that Amazon was working on a new offering called “Pantry,” which would offer Amazon Prime members about 2,000 grocery products (at first). Now, the company has revealed the offering under the specific brand name “Amazon Prime …

HBO Shows Coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video HBO Shows Coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video

In a move that has given Amazon Prime Instant Video its first true competitive advantage over Netflix, Amazon has just announced that a bunch of HBO content is coming to their streaming video service. Starting on May 21st, Amazon Prime …

Report: People Buy Less From Amazon In Online Tax States Report: People Buy Less From Amazon In Online Tax States

Researchers from Ohio State have published a paper on the “Amazon Tax,” saying that “only Amazon.com has been affected”. A bunch of states have implemented laws that that demand sales tax on online purchases. Items sold by Amazon and shipped …

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings:  Amazon Prime’s A Great Service. I’m A Member. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings: Amazon Prime’s A Great Service. I’m A Member.

Netflix held its quarterly earnings call last evening. Here’s a look at the financials. Many things were discussed on the call, including competition and the general relationship Netflix has with Amazon. “Prime’s a great service,” said Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. …

Amazon Acquires Digital Comics Company comiXology Amazon Acquires Digital Comics Company comiXology

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 Is Already Working On Its 7th And 8th-Generation Drones Amazon Is Already Working On Its 7th And 8th-Generation Drones

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has penned a new letter to shareholders (via Business Insider) addressing numerous parts of the business. Among these many parts is a little thing called Amazon Prime Air. Maybe you’ve heard of it. Perhaps you’re more …

Two New Amazon Drama Pilots Begin Filming Two New Amazon Drama Pilots Begin Filming

Amazon has just made the official announcement that two new drama pilots have been greenlit for Amazon Studios’ third pilot season, in which Amazon unleashes a handful of new shows and uses viewer feedback to determine which ones stick. In …

Amazon Fire TV Ad Stars Gary Busey Amazon Fire TV Ad Stars Gary Busey

At a large announcement event today in New York Amazon officially unveiled its long-rumored streaming set-top box device. Called the Amazon Fire TV, the device is a streaming video and entertainment box priced at $99 to compete with other streaming …

Amazon Hires Creator Of Portal To Make Games For The Fire TV [Report]

When you’re building a new gaming platform, what do you do first? If you’re smart, you secure talent to create content for said platform. Amazon has been doing just that for a few years now, but now it has its …

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

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 Fire TV: $99 Streaming Box Launches into Crowded Field Amazon Fire TV: $99 Streaming Box 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 Kicks Off This Summer Alpha House Season 2 Production Kicks Off 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

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 In Washington Amazon To Open Another Fulfillment Center In Washington

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. …