Posts tagged “amazon”
Soaring crypto prices at the end of 2017 gave mainstream attention/interest to both crypto currency and the blockchain. The subsequent price crash separated people back into (mostly) two camps: dedicated “holders” and the mostly-disinterested public. While I personally have my doubts about crypto as a currency (beyond simply a medium of exchange between fiat), I […]
Let’s talk about companies that squander targeted advertising opportunities. Amazon has the perfect opportunity to serve amazingly targeted ads directly to me, on a device I use at least twice a day. I’ve owned every generation of the Kindle since the original launch, working my way to the $79 Kindle Wi-Fi with Special Offers, the absolute best Kindle […]
Charles Stross: And the peculiar evil genius of Amazon is that Amazon seems to be trying to simultaneously establish a wholesale monopsony and a retail monopoly in the ebook sector. Fascinating take on Amazon.com’s growth and economic stranglehold.
…aaaand Google finally gets some legitimate search competition.
The US Government is suing Apple and several book publishers for conspiring together to raise the price of e-books.
Looks like Amazon has made a deal with AT&T to sell the widely popular Kindle E-Reading Device in US AT&T stores starting March 6th.