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Most-Pirated Show Game of Thrones Is Also Amazon’s Best-Selling Show of the Year Most-Pirated Show Game of Thrones Is Also Amazon’s Best-Selling Show of the Year
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In another blow to the “piracy kills sales” talking point, it appears that people are buying a lot of Game of Thrones DVDs. Why is this significant? Well, it’s because the hit HBO series has gained a reputation as of …

Amazon Is Sold Out Of PS4, Xbox One Launch Units Amazon Is Sold Out Of PS4, Xbox One Launch Units
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Just yesterday, GameStop announced that it had completely sold out of its initial allotment of PS4 units. Now another retailer has announced the same. Amazon announced today via its Video Games Facebook page that it has completely sold out of …

Amazon Inks Deal with Miramax, Adds New Titles to Prime Instant Video Amazon Inks Deal with Miramax, Adds New Titles to Prime Instant Video

Amazon has reportedly inked a deal with Miramax pictures that will bring hundreds of new movies to the Amazon Prime Instant Video Catalog. Some of the classic titles include: Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, Life Is Beautiful, The English Patient, …

‘App Store’ Drama Is Finally Over as Apple, Amazon Stop Fighting Over It ‘App Store’ Drama Is Finally Over as Apple, Amazon Stop Fighting Over It

In mommy and daddy have stopped fighting news, Apple and Amazon have both requested that a lawsuit over the use of the term “app store” be dismissed. More specifically, Apple has agreed not to sue Amazon over their use of …

Amazon To Launch Three New Kindle Fires This Year [Rumor] Amazon To Launch Three New Kindle Fires This Year [Rumor]

It’s another year and that means another Kindle Fire. It doesn’t look like Amazon will be introducing any new models this year, but it will be substantially upgrading all three of its current models though. BGR reports that it has …

Amazon Launches Jet City Comics, Will Reprint George R. R. Martin’s Comics Amazon Launches Jet City Comics, Will Reprint George R. R. Martin’s Comics

You’re never spoiled for choice when it comes to comic publishers, but it is pretty hard to compete on the level of DC and Marvel. Amazon thinks it has what it takes, however, with its new imprint. Amazon Publishing announced …

Miss Under the Dome? Remember, You Can Watch It Now on Amazon Prime Instant Video Miss Under the Dome? Remember, You Can Watch It Now on Amazon Prime Instant Video

If you happened to miss the series premiere of the new CBS show Under the Dome, this is just a friendly reminder that it’s now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video. And this is not a one-time thing. …

Amazon’s Fan Fiction Store Is Officially Open Amazon’s Fan Fiction Store Is Officially Open

Remember when Amazon announced Kindle Worlds back in May? The service would allow writers to create and sell fan fiction based on a number of licensed properties, like Vampire Diaries. It’s an incredibly innovative approach to fan fiction, and now …

Amazon Adds PBS Shows to Prime Instant Video: NOVA, Masterpiece, and a Handful of Kids Shows Amazon Adds PBS Shows to Prime Instant Video: NOVA, Masterpiece, and a Handful of Kids Shows

Amazon and PBS have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will see a bunch of past episodes of popular PBS shows hit the Prime Instant Video catalog. On the adult side of things, the deal brings over NOVA, Masterpiece, …

Amazon Is Not Above Suggesting Users Watch A Netflix Original Amazon Is Not Above Suggesting Users Watch A Netflix Original
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Amazon and Netflix have become direct competitors in the online streaming video content space. Netflix is on a roll with its original shows, and Amazon is following suit (though it won’t be releasing entire seasons of shows all at once …

Miami Tops Amazon’s List of Top Music-Buying Cities in America Miami Tops Amazon’s List of Top Music-Buying Cities in America
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Amazon, known for its various lists charting the most well-read cities and such, has a new list comprised using its massive sales data – “Cities That Rock.” The company is charting the American cities with the most music sales per …

Dexter, Star Trek Coming to Amazon’s LoveFilm Streaming Dexter, Star Trek Coming to Amazon’s LoveFilm Streaming

LoveFilm, a streaming service owned by Amazon, today announced that members from the U.K. and Germany can now stream a variety of CBS programming, including some Showtime original series. “We’re excited to partner with LoveFilm and their terrific subscription service …

James Gandolfini’s Death Prompted This Questionable Facebook Post from Amazon James Gandolfini’s Death Prompted This Questionable Facebook Post from Amazon
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Good intentions gone horribly wrong? A callous attempt to generate sales from the death of an icon? Or a simple mistake by some social media guy? Whatever the case, some people aren’t very happy with Amazon right now. As you …

Amazon Says No to Binge Watching with Its Original Series Amazon Says No to Binge Watching with Its Original Series

As far as subscription-based streaming video providers go, Netflix got out ahead of the rest of the pack when it comes to high-quality original content. And since they’re the trendsetters, it’s their release style and structure that most people have …

Amazon Launches New Facebook-Integrated Crowdsourced Gifting Product Amazon Launches New Facebook-Integrated Crowdsourced Gifting Product

Amazon is looking to move in on Facebook’s gifting turf with a new product that lets friends crowdsource each other’s gifts using the power of the social network’s graph. Amazon has just announced Amazon Birthday Gift, a “new way for …

1984 Book Sales Spike Due To NSA Scandal 1984 Book Sales Spike Due To NSA Scandal
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Nearly everyone knows what the phrase “Big Brother” means in a political discussion – a government that keeps a close eye on its people’s comings and goings, a surveillance state. Surprisingly few people these days know that the phrase comes …

AmazonFresh, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service, Launches in L.A. AmazonFresh, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service, Launches in L.A.

Last week, we told you that Amazon was about to get more serious about groceries by expanding their AmazonFresh grocery delivery service outside of Seattle – the only place where it has been offered for the past few years. Today, …

Amazon Fires Have Destroyed Almost 3 Percent Of The Rainforest Amazon Fires Have Destroyed Almost 3 Percent Of The Rainforest

Amazon fires are a major threat to the world’s largest rainforest, but we’re only just beginning to understand how fire spreads there. NASA recently released a study that looked at understory fires burning in the Amazon rainforest between 1999 and …

Amazon’s Indie Games Store Is Open For Business Amazon’s Indie Games Store Is Open For Business

Indie gaming is becoming increasingly more important as AAA titles become less frequent. Valve, Sony and Nintendo have all jumped on board the indie gaming bandwagon, and now Amazon has thrown its support behind it as well. Amazon announced today …

Amazon Brings The Kindle DX Back For An Encore Performance Amazon Brings The Kindle DX Back For An Encore Performance
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Last year, Amazon killed a number of its Kindle products in anticipation of the Kindle Fire HD launch. One of those killed products was the Kindle DX – a large-format text e-reader. Now it has appeared once again on Amazon’s …

Amazon May Be Getting More Serious About Groceries, Expanding AmazonFresh Outside Seattle Amazon May Be Getting More Serious About Groceries, Expanding AmazonFresh Outside Seattle

Amazon may be looking to make a significant dive into the grocery business, as the company is looking to expand its small grocery program AmazonFresh to other cities in the upcoming months. In fact, the first expansion could be as …