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Amazon Was Given Ultimatum By Publishers To Give Up E-Book Pricing Rights

Amazon Was Given Ultimatum By Publishers To Give Up E-Book Pricing Rights

Justice Department’s case against Apple over alleged e-book price-fixing scandal, are still ongoing. As part of the case, an Amazon top executive, Russell Grandinetti, has testified that the e-retailer was forced by the publishers to give up control of e-book pricing.

By On June 6, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Continues To Be The Top Streaming Provider

Netflix Continues To Be The Top Streaming Provider

In recent years, a number of companies have started offering video streaming services. While some of these have attained considerable success, Netflix continues to be the most popular and widely-used streaming provider. This has been confirmed by the latest figures released by the NPD Group.

By On June 5, 2013 Respond
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[Deal] Up To 70% Sale On PC Accessories, 60-Inch Samsung Smart TV

[Deal] Up To 70% Sale On PC Accessories, 60-Inch Samsung Smart TV

We found a great deal for today at Amazon online store on the PC accessories from Canon, Logitech and other top brands. Amazon is offering up to 70% sale at select PC Accessories. And, that’s not all. A deal on 60-inch Samsung Smart TV is also available in Sears.

By On May 28, 2013 Respond
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Kindle Fire HD Coming To 170 New Countries Soon

Kindle Fire HD Coming To 170 New Countries Soon

Until now, Amazon has been rather shy in making its Kindle line-up available globally. Initially, the company focused on a few markets, including the U.S. But now, Amazon is finally ready to make the Kinde Fire HD slates available in another 170 countries. The tablets will become available in these countries by June 13.

By On May 25, 2013 Respond
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Amazon Developing 3D Display Smartphone, And More: WSJ

Amazon Developing 3D Display Smartphone, And More: WSJ

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, online retail giant Amazon is working on a smartphone with 3D display. But that’s not all. The retailer is also rumored to be working on a budget smartphone and a set-top box.

By On May 11, 2013 Respond
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Amazon Working On Set-Top Box To Deliver Internet Video

Amazon Working On Set-Top Box To Deliver Internet Video

According to certain inside sources, Amazon is currently working on a set-top box of its own. The philosophy behind developing such a device is that Amazon plans to bring its online video content directly to television sets. The device is expected to arrive later this year.

By On April 25, 2013 Respond
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Amazon’s Android Appstore Will Soon Reach A Total Of 200 Countries

Amazon’s Android Appstore Will Soon Reach A Total Of 200 Countries

Amazon has finally taken the big step of expanding the scope of its online apps marketplace. Until now, the Android Appstore was available only in U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Japan and Spain. But now, the e-retail giant is expanding the Appstore so that it will be available in a total of 200 countries.

By On April 19, 2013 Respond
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Amazon Cuts Ties With HESS, A Security Company With Neo-Nazi Tendencies

Amazon Cuts Ties With HESS, A Security Company With Neo-Nazi Tendencies

A recent documentary aired on German channels showed that HESS, a prominent security company in Germany, had ties to neo-nazi groups. The documentary further shows instances where HESS personnel indulged in discrimination. Responding to these reports, Amazon has decided to severe its ties with the company.

By On February 19, 2013 Respond
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Amazon Announces Its Own Virtual Currency Called ‘Amazon Coins’

Amazon Announces Its Own Virtual Currency Called ‘Amazon Coins’

A number of virtual currency systems are already in use around the globe. Amazon has joined that league by announcing its own virtual currency called ‘Amazon Coins.’ At the time of its launch, Amazon Coins will be available only to the U.S. customers and could be used by Kindle Fire users to pay for apps and in-app purchases.

By On February 6, 2013 Respond
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Upto $200 Price Drop On 13 & 15 -inch Retina MacBook Pro At Amazon

Upto $200 Price Drop On 13 & 15 -inch Retina MacBook Pro At Amazon

If you are thinking of buying any MacBook ProRetina Display then put you attention here. Amazon dropped the price of the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro now at $1515 and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro $1980.

By On February 3, 2013 Respond
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Amazon Website Becomes Temporarily Unavailable

Amazon Website Becomes Temporarily Unavailable

According to reports emerging from multiple users, Amazon’s home page became inaccessible for a few hours today. For some, the page was only intermittently accessible, returning the ‘service unavailable’ error at times. The issue seems resolved now and normal access to the page has resumed.

By On February 1, 2013 Respond
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How Newegg Defeated The Shopping Cart Patent Troll And Saved Online Retail

How Newegg Defeated The Shopping Cart Patent Troll And Saved Online Retail

Given the fact that we live in an era of expensive patent battles, it is no wonder that every once in a while a patent troll would come up with a seemingly critical patent to blackmail corporate giants into coughing out big money. Soverain Software followed the same strategy, except that a case against Newegg finally brought down doom on it.

By On January 28, 2013 Respond
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Best Buy’s $50 Coupon Deal Leads To A Buying Frenzy

Best Buy’s $50 Coupon Deal Leads To A Buying Frenzy

Best Buy recently announced a deal which left many in disbelief for a few moments; you could save $50 at spending every $100 via MasterCard credit card. The deal applied to more or less all Best Buy items, with rare exceptions. As it turns out, the deal soon launched a buying frenzy on the e-retailer, forcing it to backtrack before the first day was done.

By On January 22, 2013 1 Response
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Kindle Rentals For US Readers Introduced By Amazon

Kindle Rentals For US Readers Introduced By Amazon

Amazon’s Kindle e-readers and tablets have been wildly popular, especially so in the U.S. market. The company has now introduced a new feature which is apparently limited to Kindle-owners in the U.S. The feature is termed Kindle rentals, which essentially allows Kindle-owners to rent books and pay for it based on the duration they rent it for.

By On January 19, 2013 Respond
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Court Orders Apple, Amazon To Settle Lawsuit Over ‘App Store’ Term

Court Orders Apple, Amazon To Settle Lawsuit Over ‘App Store’ Term

Apple’s online apps marketplace, App Store, has come to be associated with the company by popular use. So when Amazon decided to use the same term, Apple launched a lawsuit against the e-retailer. The legal tussle ensued back in 2011 and has continued to this day. Now, the court wants the two companies to settle the dispute on their own.

By On January 16, 2013 1 Response
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