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

Better late than never?

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.

Like Last Year’s Kindles, This Year’s Kindles Also the Best-Selling Kindles Ever

LALALALALA. I am not listening.


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

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

Consider it a blast from the past.

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.


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.

Facebook Pushes “Gifts” Hard in Time for the Holidays

Heads up, last-minute shoppers.

Yup, Google Has Christmas Sales on Ads, Too

Pinterest Will Now Let You Keep a Secret