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Amazon launches new E-book subscription service

Amazon launches new E-book subscription service

Jul. 19 | Amazon unveils new ‘Kindle Unlimited’ e-book subscription service. Internet retail giant Amazon announced – on July 18, 2014 – a digital subscription service which allows subscribers with unlimited access to a library of e-books and...

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablet to begin shipping in UK

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablet to begin shipping in UK

Nov. 13 | Online shopping giant Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX tablet began shipping in the UK. The company is giving a tough competition to its rival Apple, which is out with its latest iPad Mini 2. The new Amazon HDX will be available in 7-inch and 8.9-inch versions...

Image of Amazon’s updated Kindle Fire leaks online

Image of Amazon’s updated Kindle Fire leaks online

Sep. 16 | Rumors have been circulating for a while that the online retail giant Amazon is getting ready to refresh its tablet range in the upcoming months and a new image of the yet to be released Kindle Fire has been leaked online, adding weight to the previous...

Amazon to introduce ability to buy products through mobile apps

Amazon to introduce ability to buy products through mobile apps

Aug. 27 | Online shopping giant Amazon stated that it is launching a new feature which will allow users to shop for goods from their mobile applications. With this announcement, software developers will be able to create games, weather, sports and other applications...

Instagram and AirBnB suffer downtime due to Amazon’s server issues

Instagram and AirBnB suffer downtime due to Amazon’s server issues

Aug. 26 | On Sunday, August 25, 2013, a couple of popular websites suffered slowdowns or outages when Amazon’s unit – responsible for running web servers for different companies – experienced certain problems. Some of the websites affected by...

Amazon and Apple to end two-year lawsuit

Amazon and Apple to end two-year lawsuit

Jul. 10 | Search engine giant Google and online retail giant Amazon have decided to end their two-year lawsuit, regarding the right to use the name ‘app store’. As the lawsuit ended, both companies will be allowed to use this term. Phyllis Hamilton,...

Amazon launches MP3 store for iPhone and iPod users

Amazon launches MP3 store for iPhone and iPod users

Jan. 18 | Online retailing giant Amazon.com has recently launched the mobile version of its  MP3 store for iPhone  and iPod  Touch. The new store will allow the users a way to buy  songs from the online retailer with their devices. The new store by Amazon...

Amazon levies ebook VAT on publishers

Amazon levies ebook VAT on publishers

Oct. 22 | Online retail giant Amazon has started to charge its British publishers a tax rate that is higher than their true VAT cost. Publishers in the UK will have to pay 20 percent VAT on ebook sales despite the fact that the true VAT cost for UK ebook sales...

Amazon to launch Kindle Lending Library for Kindle users

Amazon to launch Kindle Lending Library for Kindle users

Oct. 12 | Online retailing giant Amazon is now all set to launch its new lending service. The new service is known as the ‘Amazon Kindle Lending Library’. The new service from Amazon will involve a small fee for its users. The service will be launched...

Online Christmas shopping in Britain gets a boost with Amazon’s deals

Online Christmas shopping in Britain gets a boost with Amazon’s deals

Nov. 26 | UK Today News: Online Christmas shopping in Britain gets a boost with Amazon’s deals Amazon.co.uk seems to be encouraging many Britishers around the UK to start shopping online for Christmas 2010. This is a move by Amazon to pull in British customers...