Amazon.com Inc


  • Shoppers to splash $690K a minute on Christmas Day Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    An employee wears a festive hat as she re-packs a tablet device on the semi-automated processing line at an Argos goods distribution center, operated by Home Retail Group in the U.K.

    Rather than spending the day playing board games on Christmas Day, Britons will be hitting their tablets and phones in an online shopping frenzy.

  • #Give me money: Donating via social media Saturday, 20 Dec 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    Socially conscious start-ups are re-imagining how we interact and donate to charities by using technology and social media.

  • Recalls this week: Bean bag chairs, toy monkeys Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    DETAILS: Bean bag chairs sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Kroger, Meijer and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon, Bean Bag Company, Groupon, Kohls, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart, Wayfair and other online retailers. They were sold between January 2010 and October 2013 for up to $40. FOR MORE: Contact Comfort Research at 844-578-8933 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET...

  • Not done shopping? Try these last-minute strategies Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    So you missed the holiday deadline for free standard shipping. Oops. Try these last-minute gifting strategies.

  • Dec 19- Shares of cancer drug developer Juno Therapeutics Inc soared as much as 65 percent in their market debut on Friday, capping a big year for biotech IPOs. Shares were priced at $24 per share, above the expected $21- $23. As of Sept. 30, Seattle- based Juno had raised about $314 million in private venture funding from investors including Amazon.com Inc co-founder...

  • Where would Cisco (and its CEO) be without her? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:49 AM ET
    Debbie Gross and John Chambers.

    Few people in tech worked harder over the past 24 years than Debbie Gross. She's executive assistant to John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco.

  • In the end, the deal survived only after Taser dropped Amazon.com Inc as the data storage provider for the year-long project. The fact that Amazon did not have a data center in Britain was a deal breaker for British officials, according to Taser. The case is an example of the challenges that Amazon faces as it works to expand its cloud computing business, known as...

  • A look at Michigan road funding plan Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 2:31 PM ET

    In May, voters would be asked to increase the state's 6 percent sales and uses tax to 7 percent and eliminate the sales tax on motor fuel, generating a net $588 million— mainly for $300 million for schools and nearly $100 million for local governments. The plan also would bar the Legislature from spending School Aid Fund revenue on public universities, an issue for...

  • Cheer up Iron Man: Tesla top 2015 Wall Street pick Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Elon Musk

    Elon Musk has lost more than $1 billion on his Tesla holdings alone in the last month, but he may be a lot happier next year, if analysts are right.

  • Amazon goes low tech for one-hour deliveries  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    So much for drones. Amazon is enlisting bike messengers for a new service that gets packages to consumers in an hour. CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports.

  • Amazon launches 1-hour shipping in Manhattan Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    "There are times when you can't make it to the store and other times when you simply don't want to go," said Dave Clark, Amazon's senior vice president of worldwide operations, in announcing the service known as Prime Now. Amazon said it hopes to roll out one-hour delivery to more cities in 2015.. The speedy delivery service comes as a result of Amazon's growing...

  • Amazon launches delivery service  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Amazon is rolling out a new 1-hour delivery service called Prime Now. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team, break down the new distribution service.

  • Wal-Mart, Amazon, Sears in trouble over toy guns Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

    Major retailers are illegally selling prohibited toy guns online, alleged the N.Y Attorney General's office Thursday.

  • Amazon one-hour delivery is here...with a catch Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    Amazon will launch Prime Now, a one-hour delivery service, in Manhattan today. Expansion into other cities will come in 2015.

  • Can Amazon’s one-hour service give it the edge? Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:19 AM ET
    A worker prepares packages for delivery at an Amazon warehouse in Brieselang, Germany.

    Amazon is taking on the big department stores and offering to deliver items like shampoo and batteries to shoppers in under an hour.

  • Are these ETFs cutting-edge or crazy? Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Leading investment analysts give their picks on the hottest ETF niches in 2015: cybersecurity, self-driving cars and China bonds.

  • Oh, Barbie. It's just not your year, sweetie Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Hollywood Premiere Barbie Doll

    Here's who's hot and who's not this holiday season. Sorry, Barbie, it's just not your year, sweetie.

  • NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Dec 17- BlackBerry Ltd launched its long-awaited Classic on Wednesday, a smartphone it hopes will help it win back market share and woo those still using older versions of its physical keyboard devices. "The conversation about BlackBerry has changed in the last year," Chief Executive John Chen said as he launched the Classic at Manhattan's...

  • Guess which stores have the worst credit cards? Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    A shopper makes a credit card purchase at an H&M store.

    Don't be so quick to turn down that store credit card offer. Some can offer more valuable rewards than the best cash-back cards.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 17- BlackBerry Ltd launched its long-awaited Classic device on Wednesday, a smartphone it hopes will help it win back market share and woo those still using older versions of its physical keyboard devices. The Waterloo, Ontario- based mobile technology said the new device, which bears a striking similarity to its once-bestselling Bold and Curve...