September 6, 2013 The order, issued two months after Apple was found to be fixing prices, would force the company to submit to oversight for a period of two years.
July 10, 2013 Also: Amazon launches a comics imprint; Reed Johnson on an uncrackable medieval code; a Colorado state Senate candidate writes erotica.
June 5, 2013 Yes, the Web is littered with the corpses of failed online grocers. But AmazonFresh doesn't have to be a cash cow for the retail giant, because Amazon can also drop off books with your bananas. And for consumers, it could mean convenience, no minimum fees, pre-dawn drop-off and maybe even delivery of local, artisanal goods.
March 29, 2013 Also: Amazon buys Goodreads; a new book from E. L. Doctorow; Ayn Rand on C.S. Lewis.
March 28, 2013 Financial terms of the sale, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2013, were not disclosed. The announcement comes just weeks after major publishers launched their own book-recommendation website.
March 11, 2013 Also: the best books coming out this week; Mindy Kaling is writing another memoir; and Francine Prose explores dreams in literature.
February 8, 2013 Also: Geico's spokeslizard writes an advice book; Amazon patents the sale of used e-books; and a Stephen Colbert interview gets interesting.
September 28, 2011 The company's much-anticipated competitor to the iPad will cost $199. And Amazon is introducing a new touch-screen Kindle.