Amazon’s Secret Website

The biggest online store you’ve never heard of.
Jeff Bezos announces Kindle Fire

Nissan Is Selling Cars Through Amazon (Gift Cards Included)

… but Kindles aren’t.
2014 Nissan Versa Note

Amazon Debuts a Gifting Product on Facebook’s Crowded Platform

The social gift-giving options continue to multiply, with a new birthday-themed product from the online commerce giant.
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Amazon Marketplace Chief on What Makes the India Launch Different (Q&A)

Can Amazon make a dent in India’s growing e-commerce market? Amazon Marketplace GM Peter Faricy thinks so.

Amazon Launches Online Marketplace in India, Selling Books and DVDs to Start

Jeff Bezos’s Goliath is the latest American marketplace to target the Indian e-commerce market.

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Nomi Raises $3 Million to Help Retailers Fight Amazon

Rather than compete with Amazon on price alone, Nomi wants to help retailers provide better service by tracking consumer behavior across in-store and online channels. It is announcing a $3 million round today, led by First Round Capital. Other investors include Greycroft Partners, SV Angel, Forerunner Ventures and several angels. The New York company was founded by former and Buddy Media executives, including CEO Marc Ferrentino, who served as Salesforce’s chief technical architect.

Kindle Fire HD Is Better but It Isn’t the Best Color Tablet

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD is slimmer, lighter and more stylish, but it doesn’t beat the iPad as a tablet.
Kindle Fire

EA’s Madden 13 Looks to Score With More Physical Play

Thanks to a new animation engine in this year’s version, the hits look like they hurt more.
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It’s a little bit like Consumer Reports, except that the results are driven by data and not people.


Google Tablet Analysis Points to Thin Margins

It’s not surprising that the first tablet to carry Google’s brand would attract attention from hardware analysts. Nor is one of their key conclusions much of a shock — the $199 price tag on the new Nexus 7 doesn’t leave Google much of a profit margin.