Amazon

FILE - This Sept. 28, 2011 file photo shows the Amazon logo on display at a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

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

Netflix drone parody video on YouTube.

Netflix ‘Drone to Home’ video spoofs Amazon

Netflix is poking fun at rival Amazon in a mock commercial for drone-powered DVD home delivery service. Hank Breeggemann, general manager of Netflix’s DVD division, stars in the spoof reportedly made by two Netflix employees […]

02/25/2014

Dec. 2, 2013: FedEx cargo planes on the tarmac outside the FedEx hub at Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

FedEx CEO says drones unlikely to make big impact

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The CEO of FedEx doesn’t see drones taking over the package delivery business anytime soon. Fred Smith says FedEx has several drone studies underway. But the idea of delivering items by drone […]

12/18/2013

A computer screen shows a password attack in progress at the Norwich University computer security training program in Northfield, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

Tech Tips: Guide to protecting Internet accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies. Some […]

12/04/2013

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’s delivery drones: An idea that may not fly

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Bezos’ idea to let self-guided drones deliver packages may be too futuristic for Washington to handle. The Amazon CEO is working on a way to use the small aircraft to […]

12/02/2013

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.com sees delivery drones as future

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less — by drone. Consider it the modern version of a pizza delivery boy, minus the […]

12/02/2013

Christian Wheel Let's Talk Tech 300

Let’s Talk Tech!

Hey it’s Christian Wheel, and coming up Saturday afternoon on LET’S TALK TECH, it’s a busy time of year for gadgets, as tech companies get their upcoming holiday offerings up for sale, so we’ve got […]

11/23/2013

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Amazon, US Postal Service will deliver on Sundays

  NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says it is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sundays. The Seattle company says Sunday delivery will be available to customers in the New […]

11/11/2013

Christian Wheel Let's Talk Tech 300

Let’s Talk Tech!

Hey it’s Christian Wheel, and coming up Saturday afternoon on LET’S TALK TECH, it’s a busy time of year for gadgets, as tech companies get their upcoming holiday offerings up for sale, so we’ve got […]

09/27/2013

The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX with 24/7 live help

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon is refreshing its lineup of tablet computers with new devices called Kindle Fire HDX, which are significantly faster and lighter than the previous generation. The 7-inch and 8.9-inch versions also have […]

09/25/2013

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Instagram, other sites go down

NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon’s unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites. AirBnB says its site was one of those affected. […]

08/25/2013

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