Amazon Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Cube devices on sale today

Amazon Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Cube devices on sale today

Amazon is no stranger to discounting its Fire TV devices, but now may represent a better opportunity than usual. The tech giant is offering sizeable deals across multiple models, most notably the... Read more »

Report: Amazon will pull products from third-party sellers that claim to treat coronavirus

(GeekWire Photo) Amazon is removing products for sale in its marketplace that claim to treat or protect against coronavirus, according to an email obtained by CNBC. The company told merchants who sell... Read more »

Why Amazon got smacked by Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes jab at Apple over labor practices

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaking at the WWDC 2019 conference. (Apple Photo) With Apple CEO Tim Cook in the audience and a recent report on labor violations in the news, it’s no... Read more »

Amazon and its big retail rivals power record e-commerce holiday spending

(GeekWire Photo / Taylor Soper) Amazon is claiming record shopping volumes this holiday season as the tech giant and its retail rivals brought e-commerce sales to new heights. A report from Mastercard... Read more »

Amazon among investors again as electric vehicle maker Rivian raises another $1.3B

Amazon plans to roll out a fleet of electric vans. (Amazon Photo) Amazon has made another investment in Rivian, the electric vehicle maker which announced Monday that it had raised $1.3 billion... Read more »

Amazon is moving Project Kuiper satellite operation to huge Redmond facility

Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, speaks at the Satellite 2017 conference in Washington, D.C. (Via Satellite Magazine via YouTube) Amazon announced today that its Project Kuiper satellite... Read more »

Ex-Amazon engineers raise $2.4M for AI startup that scans customer feedback

Spiral co-founders Elena Zhizhimontova and Andrew DiLosa. (Spiral Photo) Seattle startup Spiral just raised $2.4 million to make sure companies can take advantage of the constant stream of customer feedback they receive.... Read more »

Apple, Google, and Amazon forming group to create new smart home standard

Apple, Google, and Amazon are normally fierce competitors, but today all three companies announced that they’d be teaming up on a new initiative. Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance have formed... Read more »

As Amazon disrupts its business, FedEx shares drop on ‘very disappointing’ financial results

(GeekWire Photo / Taylor Soper) FedEx reported lackluster financials for the second quarter of its and cut profit expectations for the year, continuing the shipping giant’s struggles amid a battle with Amazon.... Read more »

Amazon’s top 10 Alexa skills for 2019 show broader ambitions amid questions about growth

(GeekWire Photo / Nat Levy) Amazon has established itself as a smart home leader, with its digital assistant Alexa powering and controlling everything from speakers, to microwaves, to clocks, to switches. However,... Read more »