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In this Sept. 24, 2013 file photo, the 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is held up for a photo in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Amazon rolls out ‘Netflix-for-books’ style service

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant’s latest effort to […]

07/18/2014

This image provided by Amazon.com shows the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs. (AP Photo/Amazon)

Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. The news sent Amazon’s shares […]

07/11/2014

This  product image provided by Amazon.com on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 shows the new 7-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer with the optional "Origami" cover that works as a stand and screen protector. (AP Photo/Amazon.com)

FTC sues Amazon over kids’ app charges

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in […]

07/10/2014

FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, author Stephen King poses for the photos prior to an autograph session during a promotional tour in France for his last book "Doctor Sleep" at a library in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Authors King, Caro among those backing anti-Amazon letter

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen King, Nora Roberts and Robert Caro are among the hundreds of authors who have added their names to an online letter criticizing Amazon for restricting access to works published by […]

07/03/2014

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduces the new Amazon Fire Phone, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

AMAZON LIVE: Fire Phone to serve as eyes and ears

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon’s new smartphone will serve as your eyes and ears. Snap a photo of a book title, and it’ll show you where to buy it. Listen to a song playing in the […]

06/18/2014

At left: Sarah Jones, a former Dixie Heights High School teacher and Cincinnati Ben-Gal cheerleader, arrives at the Kenton County Justice Center, in Covington, Kentucky. (AP Photo/The Enquirer, Patrick Reddy, File)  At right: Nik Richie, left, owner of the gossip website TheDirty.com, leaves the Federal Courthouse in Covington, Ky., with his lawyer, David Gingra. (AP Photo/Cincinnati Enquirer, Patrick Reddy)

Gossip site wins appeal of cheerleader’s lawsuit

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader should not have been allowed to sue an Arizona-based gossip website over online posts about her sexual history, an appeals court ruled Monday in a case watched […]

06/16/2014

This image provided by Roku Inc., shows a screen frame grab of Roku's service. (AP Photo/Roku Inc.)

Roku CEO discusses state of Internet video, TV

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is the star of the Internet video-streaming phenomenon, then Roku CEO Anthony Wood is the best supporting actor. Both men play pivotal roles in popularizing technologies […]

06/13/2014

FILE - This Oct. 16, 2012 file photo shows author J.K. Rowling at an appearance to promote her latest book "The Casual Vacancy," at The David H. Koch Theater in New York. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP, File)

JK Rowling tweet tweaks Amazon in contract dispute

NEW YORK (AP) — J.K. Rowling added a subtle comment under her pen name Robert Galbraith on Wednesday about the standoff between her publisher and Amazon.com. The “Harry Potter” author noted in a tweet from […]

06/04/2014

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5 features an Amazon phone might offer

NEW YORK (AP) — A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might […]

04/18/2014

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Amazon unveils Fire TV set top streaming device

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is introducing a set top box that allows streaming of online video content. The company says the Amazon Fire TV device has better speed, performance and search functions than other […]

04/02/2014

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