Amazon is expanding its Kindle FreeTime Unlimited digital media service, adding family-friendly offerings from content partners including The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. and Electronic Arts.
Amazon introduced Engagement Reports, a free, zero-integration service promising Appstore for Android developer partners expanded insight into application usage and performance.
Amazon's Appstore for Android is now open for business in close to 200 additional nations across the globe, an expansion timed to coincide with the worldwide rollout of the digital commerce giant's Android-powered Kindle Fire HD tablet.
Amazon launched Coins, a new virtual currency designed to drive purchases from its Appstore for Android.
The ambition to be a platform is a burning one right now. But not every company can be a platform, and not every company should try.
An Amazon smartphone could well be announced tomorrow. I really don't know. I have no insider insight into the company. But what I do know is that Amazon has very little chance of being successful in the smartphone market, if it does decide to enter the business. Here are five reasons Amazon would do well to let the rumors of an Amazon smartphone remain just that:
Amazon is expanding its popular X-Ray feature to television content available for download from its Amazon Instant Video service, enabling Kindle Fire HD tablet owners to delve deeper into their favorite programs.
Amazon is rolling out Send to Kindle Button, a new tool enabling consumers to transmit content directly from the Web to their Kindle device or Kindle-branded reading application.
AT&T began offering U-verse Internet customers the choice of a free Xbox 360, Kindle Fire, Nexus 7 Tablet or Sonos Play 3 media player if they add its U-verse TV or voice service to their subscriptions.
Amazon's long-rumored Kindle-branded Android smartphone is still in the pipeline but will not reach consumers until at least the third quarter of 2013 due to production snafus, according to a new report.