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Poster Print of Nazi Concentration Camp Sold Online, Retail Giants Apologize

By EDGE | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
Walmart, Sears and Amazon came under fire last week when it was discovered that all three retail giants were selling a poster print featuring the chilling image of the gates a Nazi death camp as a decorative home accessory.

Amazon Launches Firephone

By Rhuaridh Marr | Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Following in the footsteps of its Kindle Fire tablets and Fire TV streaming device, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to the stage in Seattle to announce the Fire Phone, Amazon’s first smartphone.

"Guide for the Modern Bear"

Friday Nov 2, 2012
"Guide for the Modern Bear" is a fun, wholesome, and hip travel guide focused on the bear lifestyle and modernist community in fourteen cities across the USA and Europe.

In Gay Marriage Fight, Some Brands Take a Stand

By Patrick Condon and Rachel La Corte | Monday Jul 30, 2012
A number of businesses, including Amazon.com and Chick-fil-A, have drawn the line in the stand as where they stand on gay rights issues.

Amazon Founder & Wife Double $$ to Support Wash. State Marriage

Friday Jul 27, 2012
Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced a gift Friday of $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washington’s same-sex marriage law.

Bad gifts may be history with Amazon’s idea

By Barbara Ortutay | Friday Dec 31, 2010
For some, it’s the red reindeer Christmas sweater. For others, it’s the diamond-encrusted dreidel. Whatever your worst gift nightmare might be, Amazon may soon give you a reason to cheer.

Amazon to allow gifting of Kindle e-books

Monday Nov 22, 2010
Amazon.com Inc. has begun allowing customers to give its Kindle e-books to others.

Federal judge upholds Amazon users’ privacy and free speech rights

By Shaun Knittel | Thursday Nov 4, 2010
A federal judge in Washington State ruled on Monday, Oct. 25, the government’s requests for detailed information about Amazon.com customers-including purchases of books about mental health, alcoholism and LGBT issues-violates their right to free speech, anonymity and privacy.

Amazon goes after Apple’s iPad in new Kindle ad

By Rachel Metz | Wednesday Sep 15, 2010
Amazon.com Inc. is rolling up its sleeves in its fight to convince consumers that its Kindle electronic reader is better than competing devices such as Apple’s iPad, unveiling more aggressive advertising that is accentuating a growing rivalry.

Amazon trying to offer subscription TV, movies

By Ryan Nakashima | Wednesday Sep 1, 2010
Amazon.com Inc. is talking with major media companies about offering unlimited views of older TV shows and movies online, as it struggles to stay relevant to consumers flocking to Apple Inc.’s iTunes a la carte store and Netflix Inc.’s all-you-can-eat subscription plan