How Amazon Convinced People To Pay For ShoppingAmazon is clearly entering its Prime, meaning its $100 annual membership program, now a decade old, which has accomplished the remarkable feat of convincing millions of people to pay an annual fee for the privilege of shopping.
FTC Rules Amazon Is Liable For In-App ChargesA federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Amazon is liable for in-app purchases made by children, the latest development in a suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission in 2014.
Amazon Takes On Netflix With Stand-Alone Video StreamingAmazon is taking on Netflix and Hulu with a stand-alone video streaming service. Customers can now pay $8.99 a month to watch Amazon's Prime video streaming service.
Amazon's New Kindle Is Small, Light, PriceyWill loyal fans of e-books be willing to pay tablet prices for dedicated e-readers? Amazon is about to find out. The company's latest Kindle is its smallest and lightest yet. But it's also the most expensive.
Capital One To Let Users Pay Bills With Amazon EchoCapital One has teamed up with Amazon to let owners of the Amazon Echo smart speaker system pay their bills, review recent transactions and get other account information through voice commands.
Mom And Pop Toy Boutique In Lakewood ClosingThe store manager says they have consistently lost customers to online retailers and big box stores. So much so that they now can not afford to keep the store open.
Amazon Holiday Shipping, Christmas Eve Deliveries Set RecordAmazon says it shipped a record number of items worldwide for the holidays, with Christmas Eve the biggest day ever for deliveries using the company's Prime Now service
North Texas Couple's Christmas-Themed Book Encourages Year-Round KindnessA North Texas couple is trying to extend the Christmas spirit long after presents are opened and holiday ornaments are packed away.
Amazon Taps Brakes On HoverboardsAmazon is putting the brakes on hoverboards. The online shopping giant stopped most sales of the two wheeled products after reports of explosions and fire.
Yahoo Scraps Original Spin Off Plan For China's AlibabaYahoo is scrapping its original plan to spin off its prized stake in China's Alibaba Group and will instead explore breaking off the rest of its business into a new company.
Amazon Gift Card Payment WarningWe have a warning tonight about using gift cards to buy things online. More and more people are doing it, but as Consumer Investigator Cristin Severance warns, you could get burned.
Amazon Drone DeliveryAmazon went super viral with a TV commercial featuring its new drone delivery service. They call it their Prime Air Program. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a package delivered this way?