Dec 2, 2013 — The online giant says it someday may fly small packages right to customers' homes. That's got many worrying about the potential dangers. So, does this sound like a good or a bad idea?
Dec 2, 2013 — CEO Jeff Bezos told 60 Minutes that the giant online retailer is looking at reducing its delivery times to 30 minutes or less in a few years. But the drones would have to overcome safety concerns and public perception.
Oct 25, 2013 — A proposed law in France prevents online booksellers like Amazon from pricing books at deep discounts. It's the French government's latest effort to protect the country's many independent bookshops.
Oct 22, 2013 — As the busy holiday shopping season looms, the giant retailer raised its minimum order from $25 to $35. The change took effect Monday, the company says.
Jul 29, 2013 — Many of the new jobs will be at order-fulfillment centers that are spread across more than 10 states, the company says.
Jul 26, 2013 — Also: A literary magazine's dating service; Neil Gaiman makes a video game; the virtues of Barnes & Noble.
Jun 18, 2013 — Amazon ends the contracts of people and businesses that are paid for sending customers to the retailer. The company has taken similar steps in other states that have passed laws like Minnesota's new sales tax legislation.
May 16, 2013 — Also: Afaa Michael Weaver on being a black poet abroad; ebook sales jumped 44 percent last year; Cormac McCarthy's beach body.
May 14, 2013 — Also: Illinois school district bans The Perks of Being a Wallflower; W.H. Auden's 1939 journal discovered; Bret Easton Ellis on gay stereotypes.
Apr 10, 2013 — Also: David Axelrod is writing a memoir; a Kindle creator has choice words for Amazon; Matthew Specktor on the purpose of literature.