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What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup

Why Amazon is frustrated at U.S. regulators and a notable VC weighs in on the potential tech bubble.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Amazon Blasts FAA for Slowness on Drone Regulation
Regulations

Amazon Blasts FAA for Slowness on Drone Regulation

The U.S. is falling behind other countries in the potentially lucrative area of unmanned aviation technology, according to Amazon.
Report: Amazon to Shutter Webstore, Its Ecommerce Platform for Small Businesses
Ecommerce

Report: Amazon to Shutter Webstore, Its Ecommerce Platform for Small Businesses

Users of Amazon Webstore have received letters from the company stating the service will be ending in July of next year.
Geoff Weiss
U.S. Regulators Give Amazon Go-Ahead for Drone Delivery Tests
Regulations

U.S. Regulators Give Amazon Go-Ahead for Drone Delivery Tests

The approval allows the e-commerce company to pursue its goal of sending packages to customers by air, even as it faces public concern about safety and privacy.
Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes
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Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes

The new offering highlights innovative 'rising star' products from both popular invention hotbeds.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Humbled Amazon Turns to Rival Alibaba for Help in China
Amazon

Humbled Amazon Turns to Rival Alibaba for Help in China

Amazon opened a store on Alibaba's Tmall site this week.
Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?
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Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?

Earth's biggest e-tailer could one day 3-D print your purchases from the back of a high-tech delivery truck.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books
Kindle Scout

Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books

The first 10 books will be published on March 3, with preorders beginning today.
Laura Entis
The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks
Retail Businesses

The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks

Ecommerce retailers have realized that shoppers find value in being able to see and inspect items in real life.
Jerry Jao
FAA Plans Ground Amazon's Drone Program
Drones

FAA Plans Ground Amazon's Drone Program

Guidelines could prevent the company from launching Prime Air service in the U.S.
The Retailers Shoppers Like the Most
Retail

The Retailers Shoppers Like the Most

A certain e-commerce giant topped the list of favorites, according to a new survey.
Benjamin Snyder
New Amazon Platform Allows Anyone to Host an Online Giveaway
Amazon

New Amazon Platform Allows Anyone to Host an Online Giveaway

Amazon Giveway hopes to make online giveaways easy – and get more hosts to buy and give away Amazon products.
Kate Taylor
Amazon Makes Money, Says Little About It
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Amazon Makes Money, Says Little About It

Once again, the e-commerce giant keeps its owners – i.e. shareholders – in the dark about the business details.
Look Out, Outlook: Amazon Launches Workplace Email Service
Productivity

Look Out, Outlook: Amazon Launches Workplace Email Service

WorkMail costs $4 per user per month, and allows users to send and receive emails, organize contacts and share calendars.
Laura Entis