Entries in 'amazon' (97)

Amazon ups Super Saver Delivery charge to £20

Amazon ups Super Saver Delivery charge to £20

As of today the price of free delivery on Amazon products has been increased.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
Amazon takes fake review suppliers to court

Amazon takes fake review suppliers to court

The operators of a website that sells four and five star reviews for Amazon products is being taken to court by the online retail giant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 3:44PM in News
Amazon has signed multi-million dollar CryEngine licensing deal, report claims

Amazon has signed multi-million dollar CryEngine licensing deal, report claims

Amazon signed a licensing deal for Crytek's CryEngine that could be worth between $50m to $70m, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 7th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
Head video games buyer leaves Amazon

Head video games buyer leaves Amazon

Amazon UK's category leader for video games and software, Ketu Patel, has left the etailer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 10th 2015 at 2:42PM in News

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Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Kantar Worldpanel data has revealed the extent of Amazon’s dominance of the UK Christmas entertainment market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Euro Commission thinks Amazon's tax arrangements could be illegal

Euro Commission thinks Amazon's tax arrangements could be illegal

The antitrust regulators investigating Amazon’s tax agreements with Luxembourg believe the decade-long arrangement may be incompatible with free market rules.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 10:37AM in News
Amazon sellers hit by 1p sales glitch

Amazon sellers hit by 1p sales glitch

A glitch on Friday saw a number of items being sold by Amazon sellers sold to customers for just 1p.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
You can now negotiate with sellers on Amazon

You can now negotiate with sellers on Amazon

Amazon has added a ‘Make An Offer’ option to some items that allows potential buyers to haggle with sellers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2014 at 1:40PM in News

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Amazon admits that it got the Fire Phone price wrong

Amazon admits that it got the Fire Phone price wrong

There are $83m worth of unsold Fire Phones sitting in Amazon’s warehouses, with the retailer admitting that it miscalculated its first smartphone launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Funcom bringing LEGO Minifigures Online to Fire TV

Funcom bringing LEGO Minifigures Online to Fire TV

Online title LEGO Minifigures Online is being ported to Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire HDX tablets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Amazon unveils a new Chromecast rival - the Fire TV Stick

Amazon unveils a new Chromecast rival - the Fire TV Stick

The streaming content market has yet another hardware contender – the Amazon Fire TV Stick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 1:28PM in News
Amazon posts $544m Q3 operating loss as Fire Phone bombs

Amazon posts $544m Q3 operating loss as Fire Phone bombs

Online retail leader Amazon has posted an operating loss of over half a billion dollars for Q3 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 2:34PM in News

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Amazon's Fire TV arrives in UK

Amazon's Fire TV arrives in UK

Amazon has released its Fire TV microconsole in the UK.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Google says Amazon, and not Microsoft, is its biggest rival

Google says Amazon, and not Microsoft, is its biggest rival

Google chairman Eric Schmidt believes that Amazon is its biggest search competitor.

by Laura Barnes
on Oct 14th 2014 at 3:12PM in News
Amazon shoppers vote PS2 the greatest console ever

Amazon shoppers vote PS2 the greatest console ever

Sony’s PS2 has been voted as the greatest ever games console by Amazon customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2014 at 2:08PM in News
Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Leading retailer and growing platform holder Amazon has announced a complete refresh of its Fire tablet and Kindle ereader range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 3:15PM in News

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Amazon Fire Phone dated for the UK

Amazon Fire Phone dated for the UK

Amazon’s Fire Phone will be released in the UK before the end of the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:36AM in News
Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

The latest entrant in the Android console sector, Amazon Fire TV, is now available to pre-order in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

The newly launched Amazon phone may be off to what can only be described as a very slow start, new numbers suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

There won’t be any sweeping changes to either Twitch’s direction or staff following its buyout at the hands of Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Amazon to buy Twitch in $970m deal

Amazon to buy Twitch in $970m deal

Retail giant Amazon has agreed to buy Twitch for $970m in cash.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2014 at 9:08PM in News
Actually, Call of Duty pre-orders spiked 385% last week

Actually, Call of Duty pre-orders spiked 385% last week

As it turns out, Call of Duty had a pretty good Gamescom after all.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 3:14PM in News
Amazon UK: FIFA 15 dominates Gamescom

Amazon UK: FIFA 15 dominates Gamescom

Yesterday, we published a list from Amazon that revealed the games that enjoyed the biggest pre-order spikes during Gamescom.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 9:21AM in News
UPDATED: Wii U pre-orders increase the most after Gamescom, says Amazon

UPDATED: Wii U pre-orders increase the most after Gamescom, says Amazon

UPDATED: It turns out Call of Duty was accidentally left off the list. And it's made us question all the below information. For an update, click here.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 11:54AM in News
Amazon UK on the hunt for the greatest console ever

Amazon UK on the hunt for the greatest console ever

Amazon wants its customers to pick their favourite console of all time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 3:29PM in News