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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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Kindle Customers May Get Credit From Settlements

Seattle-based Amazon has alerted its Kindle customers that they are entitled to a credit on prior electronic book purchases as part of settlements between some major e-book publishers and the government.

10/15/2012

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Nordstrom Announces Support of Gay Marriage

The Seattle-based company sent out an email Thursday morning to its 56,000 employees, saying “is our belief that our gay and lesbian employees are entitled to the same rights and protections marriage provides under the law as all other employees.”

10/11/2012

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