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Amazon

# 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.

# amazon - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One PS4

Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One

Here’s how Sony did it.

# amazon - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Noonan won’t be attending Bilderberg (but Sutherland will…) Top Secret

Noonan won’t be attending Bilderberg (but Sutherland will…)

Politicians and business leaders are gathering for the world’s most high-profile networking event. The minister has other plans.

# amazon - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target Next Big Thing

Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target

“All the big internet companies that have money are potential buyers. Then it depends on what they want to be and how much they are willing to pay.”

# amazon - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Big-brand logos that you should look more closely at

There’s a lot more to these 9 logos than first meets the eye.

# amazon - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 pieces of evidence that Amazon reviewers are better than all of us Review The Reviews

13 pieces of evidence that Amazon reviewers are better than all of us

Could it be home to some of the world’s best creative writing?

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference

Casey is set to address over 4,000 delegates on the topic “Things I learned the hard way as a young CEO”.

# amazon - Friday 26 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 11 internet firsts you probably never heard of Internet Firsts

11 internet firsts you probably never heard of

The first photo ever uploaded to the internet, the first registered domain name… let’s step back into the internet’s history.

# amazon - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Why tax-free shopping on the internet could be facing end in US Online Shopping

Why tax-free shopping on the internet could be facing end in US

The bill, which was being debated in the US Senate yesterday, could lead to the recouping of $11 billion in lost annual sales taxes.

# amazon - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here are 10 things you never knew about the world’s largest online retailer Amazonazing This post contains images

Here are 10 things you never knew about the world’s largest online retailer

Not bad for a company that started out in its owners garage.

# amazon - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation Disney

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation

The Walt Disney Company has bought $3.5 million in carbon credits to prevent the destruction of a jungle in the country’s Amazon as part of a project that started in 2009.

# amazon - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland

Both the Samsung and Acer versions of the laptop will be available, ranging in price from €247 to €379.

# amazon - Saturday 2 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Clothing company blames ‘scripted computer process’ for offensive shirts Keep Calm And What?!

Clothing company blames ‘scripted computer process’ for offensive shirts

T-shirts with a slogan encouraging sexual assaults have been removed from Amazon’s online store.

# amazon - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of Feel Old Yet?

13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of

People who are now legally able to drink and vote have no memory of these things.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon being investigated by competition watchdog Amazon

Amazon being investigated by competition watchdog

The German competition watchdog has launched an investigation into the company’s policy which prevents third-party traders from selling their products cheaper elsewhere.

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