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(L-R) Steven Van Zandt as Silvio Dante, James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano and Tony Sirico as Paulie Walnuts star in 'The Sopranos' (credit: HBO/Getty Images)

Amazon Snares Classic Shows In Deal With HBO

The deal positions “Prime Instant Video” as a viable competitor & alternative to Netflix

04/23/2014

Amazon's vice president of Kindle, Peter Larsen, displays the Amazon Fire TV, a new device that allows users to stream video, music, photos, games and more through their television, on April 2, 2014 in New York City. The unit goes on sale today and costs $99. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Amazon Unveils FireTV Set-Top Box To Compete With Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku

Amazon is making a bid to enter living rooms with Amazon Fire TV, a new streaming device that delivers online video, music and other content to televisions.

04/02/2014

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Tech Report: Roku In A Stick Fight With Google Chromecast

Roku is getting into an Internet video-streaming stick fight with Google’s Chromecast with a new device they announced on Tuesday.

03/04/2014

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (left) shows off Amazon PrimeAir drones to Charlie Rose of CBS News. The unmanned aircraft would be used for shipping items to customers. (CBS)

Los Gatos-Based Netflix Takes Jab At Amazon With Exploding Drone Delivery Ad

Video provider Netflix recently had a little fun at the expense of rival Amazon.com with a mock commercial for drone-powered DVD home delivery service.

02/25/2014

The Amazon Kindle Fire (Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: What Happens When Something You Bought In ‘The Cloud’ Goes Away?

An online gaming distribution website may have angered some of its users by removing portions of a game from their libraries. This raises questions of ownership.

01/06/2014

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Google Looks At Building Fleet Of Robots

After Amazon announced they’re working on drone delivery service, there are reports Google may be working on creating a fleet of robots.

12/04/2013

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (left) shows off Amazon PrimeAir drones to Charlie Rose of CBS News. The unmanned aircraft would be used for shipping items to customers. (CBS)

Amazon Sees Delivery Drones As Future

Amazon is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less – via self-guided drone.

12/02/2013

An image from Joy Covey's Facebook page. (Facebook)

Bicyclist Killed In Woodside Crash Identified As Former Amazon CFO

A woman killed while riding her bicycle near Woodside on Wednesday afternoon has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner’s office as 50-year-old Joy Dianne Covey, the former chief financial officer for the popular e-commerce company Amazon.

09/19/2013

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Larry Magid: Amazon Introduces Upgraded Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon is upgrading its Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader and our technology analyst steals a line from some of those old laundry detergent commercials by saying, ‘it’s a brighter white’.

09/04/2013

The Instagram logo is displayed on a smartphone. (Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco-Based Instagram, Other Sites Experience Outages, Slowdowns

Amazon’s unit that runs Web servers for other companies including Instagram had problems Sunday. Instagram sent a tweet saying it was aware some users were having trouble loading Instagram and that was working on the problem.

08/26/2013

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