Amazon adds offline viewing to Prime video service

 Amazon on Tuesday added offline viewing of films or television shows to its Prime subscription video service.

Amazon to launch video streaming service in Japan

Amazon.com said on Wednesday it plans to launch its video streaming service in Japan for members of its Prime paid service as it gears up for Netflix Inc`s planned entry into the country in September.

Amazon allows developer to use Alexa in devices
Amazon allows developer to use Alexa in devices

Amazon has released a developer preview of the Alexa Voice Service (AVS).

Amazon unveils drone traffic control system at NASA centre

While the world is looking to deploy drones for delivering groceries to hot piping pizzas, several giants like Amazon and Google are busy developing a drone traffic control system to tackle a scenario when these unmanned aerial vehicles will swarm the skies.

Debarun Mukherjee to debut at Amazon India Couture Week 2015

 Kolkata-based designer Debarun Mukherjee will launch his debut bridal-festive 2015 collection in association with Indian wear label 'Heroine' at Amazon India Couture Week(AICW) 2015 organised by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI).

Native Americans came from Australasia not Siberia: Scientists

Debunking the latest discovery claiming that the first people to reach the Americas came from Siberia, now in Russia, around 23,000 years ago, new research proposes that native Americans living in the Amazon bear an unexpected genetic connection to indigenous people in Australasia.

Move over Olympics, bring on World Indigenous Games
Move over Olympics, bring on World Indigenous Games

Move over the Olympics. First, Brazil`s hosting games for the world`s indigenous tribes, featuring traditional arrow shooting and a little-known cousin of football.

'Hannibal' not to be revived
'Hannibal' not to be revived

"Hannibal" won't be revived by either Amazon or Netflix, but hope for a new broadcasting partner remains.

Amazon Kindle allows sharing book previews using messaging
Amazon Kindle allows sharing book previews using messaging

Amazon has launched an update which now let users to share previews of books and text snippets to apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or via text message.

'Elvis & Nixon' acquired as Amazon's 1st theatrical release

Amazon has acquired the distribution rights to the upcoming film 'Elvis and Nixon,' starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey.

Amazon buying rights of Kevin Spacey's 'Elvis & Nixon'
Amazon buying rights of Kevin Spacey's 'Elvis & Nixon'

E-commerce company Amazon is acquiring domestic rights to Kevin Spacey-starrer "Elvis & Nixon".

Oracle expands cloud services to take on Amazon, Microsoft

Oracle on Tuesday expanded its cloud service offerings with an emphasis on PaaS (platform-as-a-service)as it launched 24 new technologies aimed at leap-frogging over rival brands like Amazon, Microsoft and IBM.

Amazon to pay authors based on pages read by readers
Amazon to pay authors based on pages read by readers

Amazon has announced that it will pay some authors based on how many pages are read of their book.

EU opens anti-trust probe into Amazon e-book business

The EU's anti-trust regulator opened a formal investigation on Thursday into Amazon`s e-book distribution, in the latest Brussels inquiry to target the US-based Internet retailer.

ISIS propaganda magazine briefly available for sale on Amazon

 English-language propaganda magazine of dreaded terror group Islamic State were briefly available for sale on the website of online retailer Amazon.

Woody Allen worried about Amazon deal
Woody Allen worried about Amazon deal

 Director Woody Allen who made his foray into the world of television by boarding a six-episode mini-series for Amazon's digital streaming service is anxious about the deal.