Amazon’s Backing a Smartphone Created by an Android Founder

By | Aug 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Amazon and the Chinese investment holding company Tencent just invested $300 million in the smartphone company Essential. The new company comes from Andy Rubin, a cofounder of Android. The news follows Amazon’s own phone release, Fire, which debuted to little success in 2013. With Essential, Amazon…


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Need A Side Gig? Amazon is Hiring 50,000 People Right Now

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Making extra money is always a great thing to have for a rainy day or help to save for something important. For people looking for a side gig, or maybe a full-time job, Amazon is holding a massive job fair today and plans to…



Amazon’s Prime Pantry Just Got a Whole (Foods) Lot Healthier

By | Jun 16, 2017 at 12:20 pm

With Amazon’s latest purchase, the battle for your organic toilet paper is on. By that I mean the delivery grocery wars between tech giants Instacart, Google Express, and Amazon Prime Pantry, along with retail stores like Walmart, Kroger and Target’s Restock box o’ stuff…



Amazon Echo Hits Over 8 Million Sales

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

If you don’t own an Amazon Echo yet, you’re still in the majority – but there are now 8.2 million people who have embraced all the amazing benefits that the Echo has to offer. What is even more remarkable about this sales milestone is that it…


Amazon Echo Doesn’t Need to Obey You Anymore

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm

The battle between humans and robots has been well-documented. Whether it’s the Terminator movies or those online videos of Roomba’s dragging dog poop across living room floors, people have always been suspicious of technology that’s just a little bit smarter than them. Unfortunately for them,…


Amazon’s Launchpad Could Be the All-in-One Ecommerce Starter Kit

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Entrepreneurs love drop shipping as a business model: It’s easy enough to figure out that one person can be their own research team, buyer, and salesperson. And plenty of services exist to help with different aspects: Product Hunt helps you get traction and Shopify lets…


A History of Amazon’s Acquisitions [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 23, 2016 at 11:00 am

One way successful companies continue being successful is through acquisitions. These are often seen as win-win situations for both the acquired and the ones that are doing the acquiring. While it’s not the only exit strategy out there – and there were actually less of this…


Amazon to Introduce Portable Echo Speaker

By | Jan 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The ecommerce giant Amazon is making double the efforts on voice-controlled hardware, which is part of the broader ambition of the Seattle retailer to overtake its competitors by introducing digital assistants that can become a part of everyday life. In the next few weeks,…


5 Ways to Defend Small Business From Amazon

By | Nov 3, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Amazon is still looking to sell more than any other retailer in the oncoming holiday season. It’s old news, but mom and pop stores, even brick and mortar stores in general are suffering more than ever. If you’re an Amazon service subscriber, be it…


Amazon’s Dramatic Changes Make Authors Fight Back

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 9:00 am

Recently, Amazon has made unprecedented moves in order to clean up their Kindle Direct Publishing system and in turn has most self-publishers worried. Amazon Strikes Back Back in April 2015, in an attempt to stop fake reviews, Amazon filed a suit against the owner…


Amazon is Already on Top, Why Keep Innovating?

By | Jun 23, 2015 at 11:00 am

To the everyday consumer, Amazon is known as a online retail giant and digital bookstore. Whether you’re looking for next semester’s books or plastic utensils to stock the breakroom, Amazon has it all. Despite the unlimited products offered, Amazon is also leading the way…


How the Amazon Sellers’ Market Grew in 2014

By | Mar 23, 2015 at 10:00 am

Amazon’s operational results for the year of 2014 are out, and show some positive results for the company and, especially, for the third-party sellers. Amazon delivered about 5 billion items last year, with over 40% of the sales of its products being made by…


Women on Company Boards Saw Increase in 2014

By | Jan 16, 2015 at 9:00 am

It seems that company boards are becoming less of an old-school boys’ club. While men still make up a majority of that populace, women are slowly increasing their numbers on corporate boards. According to the report from Catalyst, a nonprofit research organization that tracks…


Here Are the Top Feeder Schools You Should Attend If You Want a Job at Google, Apple, or Facebook

By | Jan 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

As the spring semester approaches, college students across the country are all likely busily brushing up their resumes and diligently applying and interviewing for jobs at some of the top companies in the world. I remember it fondly, from both friends and random people…