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Amazon Launches Second Batch of Ten Original Pilots

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Last year Amazon Studios joined the original content game with its first two series, the comedies Betas and Alpha House. Both programs received generally favorable reviews, but they didn’t exactly turn into cultural juggernauts — and meanwhile Netflix was taking...

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Amazon Adds ‘Shop-by-Camera’ Functionality to iOS App

People already use their mobile devices for comparative shopping when paying visits to brick-and-mortar retailers – but it’s about to get a lot worse. Amazon has integrated shopping-by-camera functionality into its main iOS application, which is even easier than the...

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Newgg Premiere is a $50 Competitor to Amazon Prime

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Meet Premier, Newegg’s $49 answer to Amazon Prime. With free three-day shipping, discounted expedited shipping, and free returns, it’s a legitimate competitor to Amazon’s proven customer loyalty program. Premier of course lacks the video streaming library found on Prime. Newegg...

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Report: Amazon May Raise the Price of Prime to $119

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Amazon may increase its US Amazon Prime membership fee by $40 dollars more, the company’s chief financial officer announced Thursday during an earnings call. CFO Tom Szkutak said growing transportation costs may cause the online retail giant to add between...