Amazon bans sale of rival video streaming devices

2015-10-02 11:17

Amazon will stop allowing the sale of Google and Apple video-streaming devices on its site as it focuses on its own Prime Instant Video streaming service.

Former Top Gear trio will have total freedom on their new car show!

2015-09-09 12:54

Richard Hammond claims Amazon won't "interfere" with the making of his and his former Top Gear colleagues Jeremy Clarkson and James May's new car show.

Walmart, Amazon ready face-off over sales

2015-07-14 09:43

Walmart Stores has announced plans for a massive sale timed to compete with a big Amazon promotion.

Amazon to pay authors based on pages read

2015-06-23 07:52

It could soon pay more to write lengthier books, if you are an author self-publishing on's Kindle e-book platform.

EU probes Amazon e-book business

2015-06-12 07:30

The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into Amazon's e-book business.

Amazon unveils new business marketplace

2015-04-29 07:45

Amazon has announced a new business marketplace, in a move aimed at bringing the online giant's expertise to wholesaling.

Jeff Bezos rocket company to begin test flights

2015-04-09 09:35

A space company owned by founder Jeff Bezos has finished work on a rocket engine for a suborbital spaceship and expects to begin flight tests.

Alec Hogg: Biznews’ Global Share Portfolio for March

2015-03-31 15:17

Alec Hogg has good news as he takes a look at the Biznews Global Share Portfolio for this month.

Amazon sets up shop in China on Alibaba platform

2015-03-06 14:46

Amazon has set up shop on the business-to-consumer platform of Alibaba as it seeks a greater presence in the massive Chinese market.

Entrepreneurial Masterclass: Alibaba founder Jack Ma interviewed by Charlie Rose

2015-02-11 07:49

Jack Ma, the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, gave an interview at the Davos World Economic Forum with Bloomberg TV’s Charlie Rose.


US should be 'spacefaring' - Bezos

2015-09-17 12:53

Technology billionaire Jeff Bezos is excited about the idea of humans in space - millions of them living and working there.

Amazon moves to fuel start-ups for its platform

2015-07-30 07:49

Amazon has unveiled plans to help start-ups launch and sell their products and services through the US online giant.

Amazon launches 1 hour delivery service in London

2015-07-02 12:33 launched its one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, for select areas of London on Tuesday and said it would expand the programme.

Fight fatigue, feel fabulous with Celynn Erasmus and Joni Peddie

2015-06-18 07:55

Help is close at hand for corporates and ordinary mortals in a new book co-authored by a dynamic Johannesburg duo: Celynn Erasmus and Joni Peddie.

Amazon, Google want your DNA in the cloud

2015-06-06 18:00 is in a race against Google to store data on human DNA, seeking both bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries.

Amazon drones could deliver packages for just $1

2015-04-11 15:30

The e-commerce giant's proposed use of drones could drive down the cost to deliver small packages.

Buy an electric car online from Amazon

2015-04-01 11:01

First it was books, then household products; now you can buy an electric car from online shopping giant Amazon.

Amazon gets go-ahead for drone test flights

2015-03-20 12:25 has won US federal regulators' approval to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce giant pursues its vision of speeding packages to customers.

The latest updates on the Biznews Global Share Portfolio

2015-02-24 07:36

Alec Hogg and Simon Brown run through updates of the Biznews Global Share Portfolio, run through Webtrader, for a look at how Biznews shares are performing.

Amazon surprises with profit

2015-01-30 13:20

Amazon has surprised the market with a quarterly profit far better than anticipated for the online giant.

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