Amazon takes aim at purchases made on the real world with Local Register, a card reader and app combo for businesses. Local Register is a lot like Square and PayPal Here, but it only works on some devices.
Amazon is restricting pre-orders of some Disney movies in an apparent effort to score a better pricing deal. The move comes as it employs a similar tactic against book publisher Hachette in an ongoing dispute over e-book pricing.
Hachette boss Michael Pietsch has put his side of the argument in the US publishing giant's ongoing spat with Amazon over e-book pricing, and calls on the e-commerce company to end "punitive actions" against its authors.
Amazon ramped up the pressure on US brick-and-mortar stores on Wednesday, announcing the immediate launch of its same-day delivery service in six more cities, including New York City, Dallas, and Washington, DC.
After scoring a coup with the re-emergence of Flappy Bird, exclusive to the FireTV, Amazon today announced a host of new gaming and live TV apps, doubling the system's collection. New additions include Disney apps, MLB.TV, and even Grand…
The NFL announced Apple TV will add to the partnerships and sponsors for its digital video service, NFL Now, which is slated for release in late August. The digital video service will offer news, highlights, and more, but no live games.
Sure, it's not exactly deal of the year, but Amazon's offer of a $1 Instant Video credit for Prime members happy to wait a little longer for their ordered items could help take the pressure off the company's costly logistics and…