Amazon’s Fire Phone is officially one helluva deal at $200 unlocked with 1 year of Prime

Amazon offers a Fire Phone for $200 unlocked from its website. The deal also comes with a one-year Amazon Prime membership. The phone is heavily discounted at AT&T, too.

Amazon will send an electrician to your door, along with your new appliance purchase

Amazon Local Services launched in several cities, allowing customers to find local service professionals who can help install appliances, build furniture, repair computers, and other tasks.

Amazon’s next venture? A hotel booking service, apparently….

Big Amazon shopper? How do you like the idea of booking a hotel through the site, too? From the start of next year, you may be able to do just that, as the Web company is reportedly gearing up to launch a hotel reservation service called…

Amazon signs lease on huge Manhattan premises, possibly for first physical store

A real estate company confirmed Thursday Amazon has signed a 17-year lease on a huge site in midtown Manhattan. The premises, located close to the Empire State Building, could become the e-commerce firm's first brick-and-mortar store.
Home Theater

Amazon ships its $40 Fire TV Stick, but it’s now out of stock until January (Updated)

Amazon's Fire TV Stick, which wages war on the Google Chromecast and Roku streaming media sticks, has started shipping out. However, demand has been so high, anyone who wants one now may be in for a long wait.
Home Theater

Nielsen will start measuring Netflix viewership in December

In an attempt to measure how many episodes of House of Card that you just binge watched, Nielsen will start using audio-monitoring in December to track what digital content is being watched in Nielsen homes.
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Hands on: Amazon’s Fire TV stick is slick, speedy and super-affordable

We go hands on with the new Amazon Fire TV stick, an HDMI dongle version of the company's popular Fire TV box. In our video, we take a close look at the hardware and the software interface, and discuss how it stacks up to its competition…

Vuzix’s $1000, jazzed up ‘prosumer’ M100 smartglasses now on sale through Amazon

Vuzix has teamed up with Amazon to put a prosumer version of its M100 smart glasses on sale, just in time for Christmas. It'll be an extravagant gift, thanks to a $1000 price tag.

Amazon and Hachette have finally settled their differences

As revealed by Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch in a letter to the publisher's authors, Amazon and Hachette have reached a new, multi-year agreement that gives the publisher more leeway with its ebook pricing.

PlayStation Vue: Sony’s long-awaited TV service is official, will carry 75 channels

Sony has finally announced its long-anticipated, cloud-based TV streaming service, PlayStation Vue, which has set its sites on cable and satellite TV.
Cool Tech

Amazon looks set to ramp up Prime Air development at new R&D base in UK

In a bid to attract local talent in a city that's been steadily making a name for itself in the tech world, Amazon will reportedly open a huge R&D center in Cambridge, UK, geared toward developing its Prime Air delivery drones.
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Amazon’s new 4K video streaming service won’t cost Prime members an extra dime

Amazon releases a statement promising that, unlike Netflix, its forthcoming 4K service won't add a premium to its current Prime Membership pricing.