06/23/2015, 09:06 am
Amazon on Tuesday officially opened up orders to the general public for its Echo accessory, a Siri-like, always-on virtual assistant that exists in a standalone tubular speaker.
06/17/2015, 03:06 pm
Amazon on Wednesday launched preorders for a new edition of the Kindle Paperwhite, upgraded with a sharper e-ink display rated at 300 pixels per inch, matching the display resolution of its high-end Kindle Voyage.
06/11/2015, 05:06 pm
The European Commission on Thursday began an antitrust investigation into Amazon's e-book business, addressing concerns the company is unfairly using publisher deals to undercut competition -- mirroring earlier cases brought against Apple.
05/27/2015, 12:05 pm
Amazon on Wednesday improved the look of fonts in Kindle for iOS, while Fox launched a Movie of the Day app for the iPhone, highlighting daily flash sales of Fox movies hosted on iTunes.
05/05/2015, 04:05 pm
The European Commission is beginning a probe into how major technology companies such as Amazon, Facebook, and Google exploit their market power, a move that could potentially lead to new regulations, a report said on Tuesday.
Amazon Instant Video gets HD, cellular streaming on iOS, Waze launches 'Unusual Traffic' Twitter feeds
04/30/2015, 05:04 pm
Amazon on Thursday released a major update to its Instant Video iOS client, while Waze launched Unusual Traffic, a series of city-based Twitter accounts hooked into data from its mobile navigation apps.
04/22/2015, 07:04 am
Partially to push its new Apple Pay mobile wallet service, Apple boosted its lobbying efforts to a new high in the first quarter of 2015, though the company's spending in Washington remains well behind rivals Google, Microsoft and others.
03/31/2015, 05:03 pm
Amazon on Tuesday announced a new single-purpose Internet-connected device that lets customers quickly reorder commonly depleted goods like coffee pods and razor blades at the push of a button.
03/26/2015, 11:03 am
Amazon today launched two unlimited tiers for its Cloud Drive storage service, while prominent dance music service Beatport has revealed it will be debuting on Apple's iOS.
03/23/2015, 03:03 pm
Amazon has launched a major overhaul of its Music app for iOS, including support for radio stations, while Facebook-owned Instagram has published Layout, a new iPhone app that lets users build collages out of their photos.
03/13/2015, 05:03 pm
Amazon is developing an app for the Apple Watch, AppleInsider has learned, while Stitcher has updated its eponymous podcasting app with better support for the displays on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
03/06/2015, 01:03 pm
Amazon Game Studios has revealed plans to publish four more games for iOS, including two new titles -- Lost Within and Til Morning's Light -- along with two older ones, To-Fu Fury and Tales From Deep Space.
02/16/2015, 03:02 pm
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a set of rules that would restrict the use of drones in the sky, placing new qualifications on private enthusiasts and seemingly striking a serious blow to Amazon's airborne delivery plans.
02/03/2015, 08:02 am
Following the news that tech retailer RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy, a new report claims that online megastore Amazon has expressed interest in buying some of the company's brick-and-mortar locations.
02/02/2015, 12:02 pm
The worldwide tablet market saw its first-ever year-over-year decline in the holiday quarter, but the biggest losses were seen by Amazon, which saw shipments of its budget-priced Kindle Fire series plummet 70 percent.
Apple, Google & Amazon settle with Italian government over 'misleading' free apps with in-app purchases
01/30/2015, 10:01 am
Apple, along with Google and Amazon, will avoid fines from the Italian government after agreeing to revise policies regarding so-called "freemium" mobile games and applications.
01/19/2015, 11:01 am
With access to in-demand content an increasingly important differentiator for internet streaming services, retailing giant Amazon has announced that it will move beyond television series and produce original theatre-bound movies, while Apple has struck yet another agreement to carry a live sports channel on the Apple TV with Tennis Channel Everywhere.
12/16/2014, 12:12 pm
Two of tech's biggest names unveiled significant updates to some flagship iOS apps this week, with Google allowing Wallet users to authenticate using their fingerprint and Amazon adding Goodreads integration and unlimited reading to its Kindle app.
12/08/2014, 04:12 pm
Android Police named Apple's iPad Air 2 as its top tablet pick among "Android devices" for the 2014 holiday season, calling it "reliable, predictable, and very fast."
11/06/2014, 05:11 pm
In a surprise announcement on Thursday, Amazon revealed a new first-party hardware product class in "Echo," an Internet-connected virtual assistant stuffed into a tubular standalone speaker.