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# amazon - Monday 21 July, 2014

New Amazon service offers unlimited e-book access

The Kindle Unlimited service will give US readers a Spotify-style service for their e-readers.

# amazon - Friday 11 July, 2014

Amazon applies for US delivery drone testing

Company says permission to carry out drone tests would be “in the public interest”.

# amazon - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Amazon challenges Google with new document sharing service

Cloud-based service offers new platform for storing, sharing and building document feedback.

# amazon - Monday 7 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Lost’ Amazon Indians make first contact with outside world Under Threat

‘Lost’ Amazon Indians make first contact with outside world

“It is not normal for such a large group of uncontacted Indians to approach in this way,” said one expert.

# amazon - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 10 best books of the year (so far), according to Amazon Bookworms

# amazon - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Amazon enters the mobile market by launching head-tracking smartphone

The 4.7-inch smartphone has four cameras located on each corner of the screen which tracks how the user is looking at the phone.

# amazon - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Apple has dodged a massive $840 million price-fixing court case

The company agreed an out-of-court settlement with the parties involved, effectively avoiding a court case which was due to take place next month.

# amazon - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Here’s the major section of Amazon you mightn’t know about

While online retail is the main focus of Amazon’s success, its cloud enterprise services (AWS) is playing a increasingly important role in the company’s development and expansion.

# amazon - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree Pr Power

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

From The Score UPDATE: Paddy Power confirm rainforest stunt was computer wizardry Did They?

UPDATE: Paddy Power confirm rainforest stunt was computer wizardry

No trees were harmed in the making of this particular PR stunt.

# amazon - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch Amazon customers discover genitals for the first time Naval Gazing

# amazon - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# amazon - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Amazon lets users fill up their shopping carts via Twitter hashtags

By using the hashtag #AmazonCart, Twitter users can add items they wish to purchase later to their Amazon shopping cart.

# amazon - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Amazon moves into wearable tech by launching dedicated store

The store also has a “learning center” which aims to educate those who aren’t familiar with smartwatches and activity trackers.

# amazon - Friday 11 April, 2014

Yep, Amazon is still working on unmanned flying drones

In its annual letter to shareholders, Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos also announced a new scheme which would pay unhappy employees $2,000 to leave the company in their first year.

# amazon - Monday 7 April, 2014

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows

The two companies are planning on releasing their own original TV shows which would compete against the likes of Netflix and Amazon.

# amazon - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Amazon announces Fire TV, its set-top streaming box and gaming device

Amazon Fire TV will allow users to watch shows on Instant Video and Netflix and will include games like Minecraft, The Walking Dead and NBA2K14.

# amazon - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Amazon to place listening limits on its radio streaming service

The company plans to limit how users stream certain tracks to help encourage them to buy songs and albums in their music store.

# amazon - Friday 28 February, 2014

Amazon could be planning to launch its own music streaming service

The eCommerce giant is said to be in talks with record labels about launching a music streaming service on its site.

# amazon - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Resurrected Ripper St to bring Victorian crime back to Ireland* Crime And Punishment

Resurrected Ripper St to bring Victorian crime back to Ireland*

*Don’t worry, it’s all for TV.

From The Daily Edge Netflix deliver epic takedown of Amazon’s drone plans in parody video Droning On

# amazon - Friday 21 February, 2014

Amazon preparing to launch its own TV box service for March

It’s rumoured that the company will roll out the Android-powered device in March.

# amazon - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Coffin bed’ has hilariously mixed Amazon reviews Dead On

‘Coffin bed’ has hilariously mixed Amazon reviews

Customers just can’t agree on it for some reason.

# amazon - Monday 20 January, 2014

Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them

The patent would allow Amazon to deliver goods it believes you will order based on your shopping and search history.

# amazon - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Your next TV: Will it be Ultra HD?

As video-streaming grows in popularity and in quality, the next generation of TVs will focus on bringing Ultra HD quality streaming to your living room.

# amazon - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Column: Are these the drones we’re looking for?

Machine autonomy has long been a staple of science fiction – but that may be coming to an end with plans to use drones for domestic delivery, writes David Gunkel.

# amazon - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The best-selling books of the year, according to Amazon BEST BOOKS

The best-selling books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon have calculated its list of best-selling books by sales of print and Kindle edition books published in 2013.

# amazon - Friday 20 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge This Amazon review that’s going viral is a brilliant fake Pass The Tissues

This Amazon review that’s going viral is a brilliant fake

A “mother” of three teenage boys had this to say about Kleenex.

From The Daily Edge Man gets wrong Amazon delivery, goes on epic Twitter spree Delivery Error

Man gets wrong Amazon delivery, goes on epic Twitter spree

Josh Gates got some hamburger earmuffs by mistake. The rest is history.

# amazon - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge You can now buy a potty with a built-in iPad for your toddler IPotty

You can now buy a potty with a built-in iPad for your toddler

It’s what the world never wanted, but always needed.

# amazon - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Amazon reviews for this €30,000 TV are absolutely brilliant Bit Dear

The Amazon reviews for this €30,000 TV are absolutely brilliant

All that telly for €30k? BARGAIN.

# amazon - Monday 2 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 of the best reactions to Amazon’s drone delivery plans Droning On

Amazon will deliver packages in 30 minutes using drones

The drones, called Prime Air vehicles, will be as common as mail trucks, according to Amazon.

# amazon - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Why is this Amazon customer/reviewer so powerful?

Michael Erb approaches reviews like a job – now companies send him products for free in the hope that he’ll notice them.

# amazon - Monday 28 October, 2013

UK officials face questions over multinational tax affairs Tax

UK officials face questions over multinational tax affairs

The Commons’ Public Accounts Committee is said to be skeptical about Google’s explanations of UK ad sales booked through Ireland.

# amazon - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge You can now get Nicholas Cage’s face on your confectionary Face Off

# amazon - Friday 16 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 22 brilliantly sarcastic reviews of Amazon products Amazonia

22 brilliantly sarcastic reviews of Amazon products

From the Three Wolf Moon t-shirt to the Yodelling Pickle.

# amazon - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Judge: Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books Apple

Judge: Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books

A New York judge has found Apple guilty of price-fixing for ebooks.

# amazon - Friday 21 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie France wants to ban free shipping on Amazon France

France wants to ban free shipping on Amazon

No, really: it says the practice gives it an unfair advantage over local retailers.

# amazon - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sales of George Orwell’s ’1984’ up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal Big Brother

Sales of George Orwell’s ’1984’ up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal

The disclosure of the American authorities’ surveillance programmes has led to a spike in the novel that has become synonymous with government overreach.

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