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Amazon Sales Tax Laws Expand to Three More States Amazon Sales Tax Laws Expand to Three More States
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Consumers in Indiana, Nevada and Tennessee will no longer get a free pass on sales tax when shopping on Amazon.com. Starting today, residents in those states will join the 16 other states in the country that automatically pay tax on …

Amazon Sold 36.8 Million Items on Cyber Monday Amazon Sold 36.8 Million Items on Cyber Monday

In less than two decades Amazon has managed not only to become the internet’s largest retailer, but also a major competitor to traditional retailers such as Walmart. The success of the website continues to grow each year, and this year’s …

A Lot Of People Became Amazon Prime Members During The Holidays A Lot Of People Became Amazon Prime Members During The Holidays
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In late November, Amazon finally allowed its customers to gift Amazon Prime subscriptions to their friends and family members. Free two-day shipping for a year is the perfect gift for the frequent Amazon shopper, but it was hard to say …

Beyonce Vs. Target and Amazon
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The big music news of the week has been Beyonce dropping her album Beyonce without announcing it first. This is newsworthy for many reasons. For one, not creating buzz before you release new music is unheard of, as it increases …

Nexus Tablet: In the News This Holiday Season Nexus Tablet: In the News This Holiday Season

Google seems to be constantly making the news with its Nexus tablet. The most recent rumblings involve the Nexus 10 2, the newest version of its 10-inch tablet. Rumor has it that the Nexus 10 2 may launch ahead of …

Amazon Says Its Appstore Is Just Like A Pizza Parlor Amazon Says Its Appstore Is Just Like A Pizza Parlor
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Have you developed a game for the Amazon Appstore? Perhaps your still on the fence? If so, Amazon has a new infographic that should help you understand why it thinks you should be developing for its platform. In a new …

Amazon Wants To Help You Write The Next Great Film With Storybuilder Amazon Wants To Help You Write The Next Great Film With Storybuilder
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Earlier this year, Amazon launched a new tool called Storyteller that aimed to help aspiring screenwriters turn their scripts into storyboards. Now the retailer is launching a new tool to help those who need a little extra help during the …

Gift Baskets For The Music Lover

When it comes to giving someone a gift basket, the one-fits-all approach usually isn’t the best way to go. At least that’s what a lot of experts on the subject say. So why not take the time to consider who …

Amazon Has Reportedly Acquired Gopago Amazon Has Reportedly Acquired Gopago

Update: It looks like Amazon only bought certain technologies and hired certain talent from Gopago, while Doublebeam actually acquired the rest. According to reports, Amazon has acquired Gopago, a PoS solutions company. The reports (later picked up by TechCrunch) appear …

Rare Christmas Card Sells for $6,800

An 1843 Christmas card reading “A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to You” sold for roughly $6,800 on Saturday at auction. An anonymous bidder paid £4,200 for the greeting card, equal to $6,846, at British auction house Henry …

Amazon Prime Members Get Free Holiday Shipping Until Dec. 22 Amazon Prime Members Get Free Holiday Shipping Until Dec. 22
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Are you still trying to decide what to get your family and friends this Christmas? Well, your deadline to find a gift has just been extended if you happen to have an Amazon Prime membership. Amazon announced today that all …

Amazon’s Best-Selling Book of 2013 Is Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ Amazon’s Best-Selling Book of 2013 Is Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’

If you’re thinking about buying Dan Brown’s new thriller Inferno for the voracious reader in your family, you’re not alone. Amazon has just published their 2013 Best-Selling books list, and Brown’s 6th novel sits at the top. Apparently, it was …

A Friendly Reminder That You Actually Don’t Own Your Digital Content (Christmas Edition) A Friendly Reminder That You Actually Don’t Own Your Digital Content (Christmas Edition)

Here’s a scenario: It’s Christmas Eve and you’ve gathered the entire family around the TV to watch your favorite Christmas classic. You thought ahead and purchased the video through Amazon Instant Video just for this very occasion. Good thinking on …

Amazon Really Wants You To Buy A Kindle Fire HDX, Will Let You Pay It Off In Installments Amazon Really Wants You To Buy A Kindle Fire HDX, Will Let You Pay It Off In Installments
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Over the years, Amazon has used various deals and promotions to increase sales of its Kindle Fire tablet line. Those promotions seemingly work as the tablets remain the best-selling items on Amazon. Now the online retailer is trying a new …

Last Minute Gifts for the Frugal Holiday Shopper

Christmas is fast approaching and I’m sure a lot of you didn’t take advantage of the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping craze. Hey, I understand that things happen and you couldn’t find the time or money to go holiday shopping. …

Amazon’s Best-Selling Album of All Time Shouldn’t Surprise You Too Much Amazon’s Best-Selling Album of All Time Shouldn’t Surprise You Too Much
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It’s hard to believe that this is the first time that Amazon has ever compiled all the data on total sales to bring us the most-purchased albums and songs of all time, but that’s what they’re saying. Today, on a …

Amazon To Target Sam’s Club, Costco With ‘Pantry’ [Report] Amazon To Target Sam’s Club, Costco With ‘Pantry’ [Report]

Amazon is really cranking out the new initiatives these days. I’m sure you heard about Amazon Prime Air. This week, the company expanded its grocery delivery service AmazonFresh into its third market. Now, we learn that Amazon is headed into …

You Can Now Gift Amazon Coins To Your Kindle-Owning Friends And Family You Can Now Gift Amazon Coins To Your Kindle-Owning Friends And Family

Earlier this year, Amazon got into the digital currency game with Amazon Coins. In essence, Kindle users can use Coins to buy games, apps and in-app purchases on mostly everything in the Amazon Appstore. Now those same Kindle users can …

While It’s Not Using Drones Yet, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service Is Expanding While It’s Not Using Drones Yet, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service Is Expanding

Update: AmazonFresh has now officially launched in San Francisco. You can browse here. It looks like AmazonFresh, Amazon’s grocery delivery service, is expanding into its third city – San Francisco. The service initially launched in Seattle a few years ago, …

Is Amazon’s Drone Delivery a ‘Long-Term Fantasy’? Is Amazon’s Drone Delivery a ‘Long-Term Fantasy’?
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Although Amazon claims that one day unmanned delivery drones will be “as normal as mail trucks,” one high-profile CEO isn’t really buying into it yet. eBay CEO John Donahoe is skeptical, and thinks that delivery drones are a “long-term fantasy.” …

Kindle FreeTime Gets New Education Features Kindle FreeTime Gets New Education Features
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More and more kids these days are making the switch from TVs and video games to consuming everything on tablets. While tablets are great, the personal nature of the device also makes it harder for parents to make sure their …