Amazon stepped up its battle for television viewers on Wednesday, unveiling a new media streaming device touted as simplifying the experience of watching video online.
Amazon announced Tuesday it had secured the online streaming rights for the US action hit "24" starring Kiefer Sutherland.
One of Amazon's key sites in Germany was the target of fresh walkouts by staff on Monday in an long-running wage dispute.
Amazon says it has no plans to offer a free streaming media service, addressing speculation ahead of a media event in New York next Wednesday.
Some Amazon.com Inc. e-book customers received credits Tuesday as part of the $166 million price-fixing settlement five book publishers reached with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Amazon says it is hiring more than 2,500 full-time workers at its order fulfillment centers around the U.S.
For more than a decade, Hugh Howey wrestled with writing about the horrors of Sept. 11, 2001.
Building on its first foray into original programming, Amazon rolled out 10 new pilot shows in the United States and Britain on Thursday and invited customers to judge which ones should go into production.
US tech giant Amazon said Thursday it returned to profit in 2013 on a strong jump in revenue, as it expanded offerings for Kindle tablets and its original television programming.
Amazon will have exclusive ad-free streaming rights in the U.S. to a CBS thriller this summer starring Halle Berry.