12/08/2015, 05:12 pm
Amazon on Tuesday unveiled the Streaming Partners Program, which -- at extra cost -- will allow Prime Video subscribers to add streaming services that are normally hosted separately.
Authors Guild, Barnes & Noble, others file brief supporting Apple in Supreme Court appeal of e-book antitrust case
12/03/2015, 11:12 am
Several organizations -- the Authors Guild, Authors United, Barnes & Noble, and the American Booksellers Association -- have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court, backing Apple in its attempt to appeal a 2013 antitrust case over e-book deals.
12/01/2015, 09:12 am
Amazon on Tuesday touted the performance of its first-party product lineup -- particularly the Fire TV, which the retailer said was the best-selling streaming media player in the U.S. across all retailers. But the cited data only covers the months leading up to the debut of the fourth-generation Apple TV.
11/30/2015, 02:11 pm
Online retailer Amazon has released a new two-minute video hinting at more of its plans for Prime Air, a drone-based shipping service which -- if legalized by the U.S. government -- would allow deliveries in 30 minutes or less.
11/28/2015, 11:11 pm
Amazon Instant Video was notably absent from Apple's tvOS App Store launch lineup in October, and while the e-commerce giant remains mum on future plans, a support team representative let slip that the streaming movie service could hit fourth-generation Apple TVs in a few weeks.
11/24/2015, 03:11 pm
Amazon, Google, and Microsoft on Tuesday updated key iOS apps with support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, simultaneously adding a number of other features. [Updated with Google Drive info]
11/16/2015, 10:11 am
Germany's Federal Cartel Office is investigating the details of Apple's deal for purchasing audiobooks from Amazon, given the companies' market leading positions, a report said on Monday.
10/01/2015, 03:10 pm
Amazon will halt all sales of the Apple TV and Google Chromecast beginning on Oct. 29, the company said in an email to marketplace vendors, claiming that its Prime Video service doesn't run well on some devices outside of the Fire TV line.
09/17/2015, 10:09 am
Amazon on Thursday announced seven new hardware products from its Fire lineup of tablets and streaming TV accessories, including an entry-level tablet that costs just $49.99, and a new $99.99 Fire TV with support for 4K video content.
09/03/2015, 06:09 pm
Amazon on Thursday announced the acquisition of Elemental Technologies, a firm that provides video processing services for encoding and transcoding traditional media content for consumption smartphones, tablets and PCs.
09/01/2015, 10:09 am
Amazon has raised the bar for functionality in its streaming video race against Netflix, giving iOS users the ability to download movies and television shows to their devices for offline viewing on their iPhone or iPad.
08/27/2015, 10:08 am
E-commerce behemoth Amazon has reportedly begun to draw down engineering resources in its mobile phone team, shedding jobs and re-focusing efforts on tablets and other home electronics in the wake of the Fire Phone's dismal showing.
07/15/2015, 09:07 am
As a part of Prime Day, an attempt to spur Black Friday-level sales from Prime subscribers, Amazon on Wednesday discounted a number of electronics, including several Kindle readers and Kindle Fire touchscreen tablets.
07/13/2015, 02:07 pm
Apple appears to have mothballed its long-running back to school promotion -- which traditionally paired hardware discounts with iTunes or Apple Store gift cards -- but parents and students will have another option for Apple deals this week in Amazon's first-ever Prime Day.
07/06/2015, 01:07 pm
Amazon on Monday released an official iOS client for Cloud Drive, allowing people to access content from the file storage service on their iPhone or iPad.
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.