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As expected, Google entered the voice-activated digital assistant race Wednesday with Google Home. The small device will compete directly with Amazon's popular Echo and should be available to consumers later this year, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced at the search company's annual developers conference.
Amazon India plans to more than double its headcount in logistics and delivery space in seven months as it pushes ahead with its offer of providing shipping services to sellers registered on the e-commerce portal.
Big Blue, which recently lost a high-profile contract in the United States to Amazon, has thrown the first punch in India against its rival for cloud services deals. IBM, which earlier this month started a marketing campaign in the US targeting Amazon Web Services, is doing likewise in India with advertisements positioning itself as the bigger and better provider of cloud-computing services.
Motorola's upcoming Moto G smartphone briefly showed up on Amazon UK, before the listing was pulled down.
Lambasting Brad Stone's biographical book on Bezos and Amazon, The Everything Store, MacKenzie Bezos said it was full of inaccuracies.
The world's biggest online retailer is looking for incentives to entice Indians to shop on the web, traditionally a slow-growing sector in the country.
Free shipping on a Rs 100 book. Delivery times guaranteed to the minute. These are some of the incentives the world's biggest online retailer Inc is using to entice Indians to shop on the web, a sector where growth has been stifled by paym...
Analysts feel Amazon's forecast for the holiday season are a bit conservative, and that it is currently primed to post solid results. has announced that it has raised its minimum free shipping order size after more than a decade.
Do profits really matter? Amazon seems to prove otherwise, flourishing in a way that 'violates mainstream finance theory'.
A plucky Silicon Valley company, forced to compete for talented engineers, is trying it all - recruiting billboards on Highway 101; workplace perks like treadmill workstations and foosball tables; and conference rooms named after celebrities like Rih...
The office is expected to begin operating at the start of 2014 and support companies as they move to cloud computing services offered by Amazon.
Organisers of Frankfurt book fair criticized Amazon, Apple and Google whose entry into the world of digital books is threatening the publishing industry.
You can now browse, search and buy products on through Amazon Mobile Android app.
French lawmakers on Thursday took aim at Amazon to protect local bookshops by voting through a law that bars online booksellers from offering free delivery to customers on top of a maximum 5 percent discount on books.
It looks like Amazon is working on two new smartphones, one of them featuring a 3D UI.
Amazon, which has about 88,400 employees, said it has converted more than 7,000 temporary employees in the US into full-time employees. Inc has begun selling a juiced-up line-up of new Kindle tablets, many sporting a unique video helpdesk feature it hopes will give it a leg-up over Apple Inc and Google Inc during the holiday season.
With HDX, Amazon is making key improvements in areas where it lagged behind its competitors the most: weight and processor.
The Mayday Button feature is Amazon's way of standing out in an increasingly crowded field of similar devices.
Amazon has launched the refreshed version of the Kindle Fire HD sporting upgraded specifications and a cheaper price tag.
Amazon has launched its next-generation Kindle Fire tablets, the Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch and an 8.9-inch variant.
Amazon is refreshing its line-up of tablet computers with devices called Kindle Fire HDX. The tablets are significantly faster and weigh less than the previous generation.
Kindle Fire HD is a 7-inch tablet with a 1280x800 pixel display resolution, and is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and Imagination SGX540 GPU. has now added fashion jewellery and watches categories.
An alleged leaked press render has surfaced showing the rumoured next-generation Kindle Fire HD. has now added toys & games, baby products, personal care appliances, and health care devices categories.
The next-generation Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablet seems to have been revealed with a fresh crop of leaked images.
US bricks and mortar retailers are racing to catch up with e-commerce giant in fast-growing online sales.
Jeffrey Bezos, Amazon's founder and the prospective new owner of The Washington Post, assured newsroom employees that he was committed to preserving quality journalism.
New features include a higher contrast display, a better built-in light, a faster processor, improved touch technology, and a few software enhancements.
Bezos's major input will be his "point of view" in discussions with the paper's leadership about how the Post should evolve.
Online retail titan Amazon began letting developers sell wares in games or other applications tailored for Android-powered gadgets.
Android Mobile Associates software kits will let developers offer Amazon products for sale in applications.
Conde Nast announced a major partnership with, in which the retailer will handle print and digital subscriptions for glossy publications.
The web has yet to duplicate the real-world feel of a mall. went down for about 15 minutes on Monday in a rare outage.
Amazon today launched computers and accessories store for customers in India.
The online retail giant is reportedly working on an Android-based gaming console for release by the end of this year. has now added Computers and Computer Accessories categories to its online store, to consolidate its presence in the Indian market.
Technology and media circles are abuzz at how Jeff Bezos plans to modernize The Washington Post, a money-losing bastion of the old economy.
Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art.
Technology and media circles are abuzz at how e-commerce wunderkind Jeff Bezos plans to modernize The Washington Post, a money-losing bastion of the old economy.
Amazon unveiled yet another business line as it works to expand its appeal: Art.
Although Bezos bought The Post with his own money, most experts believe he is likely to tether the newspaper to's products.
Online giant Amazon has launched an online art store. The new Fine Art store features paintings, drawings, mixed media works, photography and art prints.
Bezos' approach makes him well-suited to own a storied but deeply troubled newspaper business like the Washington Post.
Jeff Bezos will buy the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million. reported a surprise loss in the second quarter, as a 22 per cent jump in revenue was not enough to make up for rising operating expenses.
Amazon saw weaker results from its international business than in the US, as the rocky European economy weighed on revenue growth.

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