Amazon.Com Inc


  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc's agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. It calls for Apple to pay $400 million to as many as 23 million consumers if the company is unsuccessful in appealing a ruling that found it liable for antitrust...

  • Nov 21- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources. Amazon's Prime service costs $99 a year. Though the new service will be separate from Prime, ultimately Amazon plans to lure more users and eventually get them to sign up for Prime, the Post said.

  • Early Movers: FL, GPS, GME, ROST, ADSK & more Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:04 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Alibaba wows market with $8B debut dollar bond Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:59 PM ET

    Alibaba wowed the markets Thursday with its ground-breaking US$8 billion debut dollar bond.

  • Over the top is AOK with HBO: Plepler Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:09 PM ET
    Richard Plepler, CEO of HBO

    CEO Richard Plepler says HBO isn't hastening the demise of cable bundling by offering its content via a standalone streaming service.

  • How to hire help, and keep your number private Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Twilio lets consumers use private chat rooms instead of giving their personal number to strangers.

  • Bezos will offer Post to Kindle owners for free Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:51 AM ET
    The Washington Post sign is displayed on the newspaper’s building in Washington, Aug. 6, 2013.

    Jeff Bezos bridged Amazon and Washington Post with a deal that offers Kindle owners free Post access for six months, reports New York Times.

  • Better move fast! Amazon pushing deals to Snapchat Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    A worker prepares packages for delivery at an Amazon.com warehouse in Brieselang, Germany.

    To kick off its Black Friday specials, Amazon said it will start posting deal codes to disappearing messaging app Snapchat.

  • Graco recalls strollers for finger injuries Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    Two of the recalled models of Graco strollers

    Graco recalled 11 stroller models after reports of finger injuries ranging from lacerations to amputation.

  • Could the next wildfire be fought by a drone? Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:51 AM ET
    The unmanned K-MAX aircraft from Lockheed Martin.

    Lockheed Martin has been demonstrating the capabilities of its unmanned helicopter, the K-MAX, as a firefighting tool.

  • Best Buy profit beats, sending shares higher Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:24 AM ET
    People walk by a Best Buy store in New York City.

    Best Buy reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, sending shares sharply higher in premarket trading.

  • UPDATE 1-Best Buy profit beats estimates as costs fall Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:18 AM ET

    Nov 20- Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, reported a better-than-expected profit as cost cutting paid off and revenue increased after seven quarters of decline. Best Buy shares were up nearly 10 percent in heavy trading before markets opened. Best Buy has removed layers of management, cut jobs, shut stores and boosted cash reserves...

  • Alibaba will sell debut bond on Thursday Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:13 AM ET
    An employee walks past the Alibaba logo during a media tour organized by government officials at the company’s headquarters outside of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will sell its first-ever bond on Thursday, a jumbo trade expected to be around US$8 billion in size.

  • EBay retools local delivery push in renewed bet on retail Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:14 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19- EBay Inc is retooling its local delivery program and extending more logistics options to smaller merchants that make up the bulk of the e-commerce giant's sprawling base of marketplace sellers, an executive said on Wednesday. More of eBay's smaller sellers, including some with annual sales under $100,000, will allow shoppers to buy items...

  • Wal-Mart closes loophole on PlayStation 4 scam Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    Scammers misused Wal-Mart's price-match promotion to get PlayStation 4 and other products for a deep discount. But Wal-Mart's starting to crack down.

  • What will Nielsen's streaming measurement reveal? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:02 PM ET
    File photo of a protest sign aimed at Nielsen ratings.

    Nielsen's measurement of online streaming may help companies evaluate licensing of shows and see how many people still watch on TVs.

  • The future of energy: You may be walking on it Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:33 PM ET
    A pedestrian steps on a Pavegen tile at the West Ham Station to Olympic Park in London.

    Some envision a future that relies heavily on recycling waste energy for new purposes, but is "energy harvesting" technology viable?

  • Don't let software bugs ruin Christmas Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:13 PM ET
    Storage bins sit on display for sale at a Container Store Group Inc. location in New York.

    The Container Store uses application performance monitoring (APM) software from AppDynamics to locate bugs in its website and fix them.

  • Europe closes flat to lower ahead of Fed minutes Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    European shares closed flat to lower on Wednesday as investors awaited the minutes from the last Federal Reserve policy meeting.

  • Reading the future: What's next for the Kindle? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Amazon Kindle Voyage.

    It's the seventh anniversary of Amazon’s Kindle, and the device continues to generate a lot of money for the e-commerce giant.