Posts tagged “amazon”
A new hope for the blockchain?
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 […]
Amazon’s Failure at Targeted Advertising
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 […]
Monopoly and Monopsony of Amazon
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.
Amazon Enters Search with CloudSearch, Next Up: Facebook
…aaaand Google finally gets some legitimate search competition.
Lawsuit: US vs. Apple and the Book Publishers
The US Government is suing Apple and several book publishers for conspiring together to raise the price of e-books.
Amazon’s Kindle coming to AT&T
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.