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Amazon’s New Kindle Fire HD – How Does it Stack Up?

Seattle based Amazon.com Inc. started shipping a larger version of its Kindle Fire HD tablet computer on Thursday. Here’s a look at how it compares with the iPad and other tablets with similar screens.

11/15/2012

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Guide to Black Friday Shopping in Puget Sound

Whether you’re shopping online or at the store, you’ll have to hurry to finish your Thanksgiving meal to get a jump on your holiday shopping! Some retailers are opting to open even earlier than in years past, and others are sticking to tradition.

11/14/2012

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Amazon Announces ‘Amazon Wine’ Marketplace

Seattle-based Amazon has announced that customers can now shop ‘Amazon Wine’ for more than a thousand wines crafted by wineries around the country, including Hall Wines, J. Bookwalter Winery, Pepper Bridge Winery and Torii Mor Winery.

11/08/2012

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Holiday Shopping Online: Sites For Cyber Monday And Beyond

The money has to go a little further this year. Here are some of our favorite sites to visit for deals on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season.

11/07/2012

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Big Names And Big Money Define This Year’s Elections

This has been the year of big names and big money for Washington’s election. A record $157 million has poured into state-level races, including funds from Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Rick Steves and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos.

11/05/2012

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Amazon Posts 3Q Results Below Expectations

Seattle based Amazon’s stock is falling after the world’s largest online retailer reported third-quarter results below Wall Street’s expectations.

10/25/2012

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Apple’s New iPad Priced Higher than Amazon Kindle, Other Tablets

Apple Inc.’s pencil-thin, smaller iPad will cost much more than its competitors, like Seattle-based Amazon’s Kindle, signaling the company isn’t going to get into a mini-tablet price war.

10/23/2012

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Microsoft, Amazon & Nintendo on Holiday High-Tech Wish Lists

It’s high season for consumer electronics. Manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups. Seattle-based Amazon and Redmond-based Microsoft and Nintendo are all coming out with new and improved products just before the holidays. There’s probably something high tech on your wish list!

10/22/2012

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Amazon Aims To Get Its Kindle In The Classroom

Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. has launched a new service to help schools and workplaces manage Kindles used by students and employees — sending out e-books or blocking certain types of activities, for example.

10/17/2012

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Looking For a Job? Amazon Hiring 50,000 Seasonal Workers This Year

Seattle-based online retailer Amazon.com Inc. says it’s hiring 50,000 temporary workers at order-fulfillment centers across the US this holiday season, and it expects “thousands” of those seasonal hires to stay on full time.

10/15/2012

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