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Amazon in talks with AMC and ESPN for its own live streaming TV service

Amazon continues its quest to create a live TV streaming service, reaching out to ESPN and AMC as possible add-on networks. With Showtime and Starz already available, Amazon looks to be making a big play for cord-cutters this year.
Home

The Infinity Pitcher will order a new filter for you online, just before the old one goes bad

Brita has teamed up with Amazon for its new Infinity water pitcher -- a smart pitcher that automatically orders new filters through Amazon's Dash Replenishment service as soon as you need replacements.
Music

Macklemore’s new album debut will be a live streaming concert on Amazon

Coming off the group's hugely successful 2012 album "The Heist", Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will world premiere their new album The Unruly Mess I Made at a free concert in Seattle to be live streamed on Amazon.com.
Cool Tech

Amazon quietly pulls all hoverboards from its site (again)

Still concerned over fire safety issues, Amazon has again removed all hoverboards from its store. It seems the firm is waiting for new safety certificates to be issued, possibly in the next few weeks, before it reinstates those devices…
Movies & TV

Jean-Claude Van Damme to star in upcoming comedy series on Amazon Prime TV

Jean-Claude Van Damme is back, and he's coming to Amazon. In a slew of firsts, the action hero is making his television debut, and he's foregoing all the major networks for the streaming service.
Web

Amazon now has its own fashion labels

It's gone up against supermarkets, bookstores, and now, even major fashion houses may not be safe from the wide-reaching influence of Amazon. KeyBanc Capital analyst Ed Yruma says Amazon has already unveiled seven fashion labels,
Web

Amazon raises free shipping minimum for those without Prime memberships to $50

The easiest way to get free shipping on Amazon is to shell out $100 for a Prime membership, but spending a certain amount on eligible items also gets free shipping. That amount used to be $35, but now it has been raised to $50.
Movies & TV

Amazon lands Woody Allen’s upcoming film starring Steve Carell and Blake Lively

Amazon Studios' quest for a Woody Allen flick has succeeded. The online retail giant has acquired the filmmaker's next film, an untitled romantic comedy starring Steve Carell, Blake Lively, and more.
Web

Amazon is currently hiring for its own Amazon Fashion Private Label

According to a job listing, the leader in ecommerce seems to be aiming to staff an upcoming private fashion brand. The Amazon Fashion Private Label
Home Theater

Best Buy starts selling Ultra HD Blu-rays two weeks early

Possibly ideal if you plan on upgrading to Ultra HD Blu-ray in the coming weeks, one major retailer has already started distributing specific titles as well as Samsung's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player.
Gaming

Amazon adds zombie apocalypse clause to Lumberyard terms of service

A clause in the terms of service for Lumberyard, Amazon's new video game engine, limits company liability in the event of a viral outbreak triggering a zombie apocalypse.
Business

Amazon may have a secret mission to take on UPS and Fedex

Amazon is reportedly considering developing its own independent shipping business that would control the flow of goods from manufacturers straight to consumers' homes, Bloomberg reports.