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Amazon testing Netflix-style $9.99 'Kindle Unlimited' subscription for ebooks

But remember: All-you-can-eat subscriptions are only appetizing if there's delicious stuff in the buffet.

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Amazon asks FAA for permission to test Prime Air delivery drones

The online retailer plans to use drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less

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Amazon hopes the little touches will help Fire Phone ignite

Once Dynamic Perspective's gee-whiz factor wears off, Amazon thinks little extras like contextual menus and deep links in Firefly results will delight Fire Phone users by anticipating their next move.

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Amazon allowed kids to spend millions on in-app purchases, FTC says

The agency's lawsuit against Amazon mirrors its earlier action against Apple for a similar problem.

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As a game console, Amazon's Fire TV fizzles

Now we feel bad picking on Ouya so hard, because even Amazon's vast resources and developer support haven't made the Fire TV a decent gaming machine.

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Do something with those phone photos: Six apps that turn your pictures into memories

What’s the point of having photos if nobody ever sees them?

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Gigabyte-gobbling Amazon Fire TV bug burns through data caps

A "mosaic" screensaver feature is to blame, not Amazon's ASAP video caching.

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Fire Phone could pave the way for Amazon's global takeover

Jeff Bezos and Co. have built the world's first world-aware device.

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Barnes & Noble plots new chapter by splitting Nook, retail store businesses

Barnes & Noble says, once again, that it's time for the company's retail shops and the Nook to split.

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Watch an ad, see a show with Amazon's Instant Video update

The iOS app now lets you watch the first episode of selected programs -- including HBO shows recently add to Amazon Prime -- if you're willing to sit through commercials.