In Wake of Delivery Delays, Amazon Offers Gift Cards to Customers

Better late than never?
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AllThingsD Week in Review: WhatsApp vs. Bullshit Metrics and Apple’s Tearjerker Ad

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Like Last Year’s Kindles, This Year’s Kindles Also the Best-Selling Kindles Ever

LALALALALA. I am not listening.
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On Black Friday, the Real Fight Was Online

Brick-and-mortar retailers mounted a furious defense on Black Friday to head off incursions into one of the industry’s biggest shopping days by such online rivals as Amazon.com.

Facebook Testing Timehop-Like Feature to Surface Past News Feed Posts

Consider it a blast from the past.
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Eric Schmidt’s Easy, Four-Step Guide to Switching From iPhone to Android

If you’re on the fence, Google’s chairman is more than willing to give you a nudge.
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For Startups, the Tricky Question of Holidays

There’s a cost to celebrating — and to not celebrating.

Amazon Q4 Revenue Up 22 Percent, but Softer Than Expected

In the fourth quarter, Amazon’s revenue increased 22 percent and profits were down 45 percent.
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Analysts Cautiously Optimistic as eBay Gets Ready to Close the Books on 2012

EBay is expecting the holidays to have treated it well, but analysts are a little more cautious.
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Facebook Pushes “Gifts” Hard in Time for the Holidays

Heads up, last-minute shoppers.
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Yup, Google Has Christmas Sales on Ads, Too

Pinterest Will Now Let You Keep a Secret