From its earliest days as an online book store, Amazon has seen a rapid boom to its role as the Web’s top retailer, selling everything from laundry detergent to furniture. Amazon’s Kindle e-reader was its first step into the consumer tech realm, where it would eventually launch many other devices including several tablets and even a smartphone. Amazon’s Prime service offers quick shipping as well as streaming video services.
Congress asks Ring for more information about police partnerships
A lawmaker wants to know more about Ring and its agreements with law enforcement.
Ring finally makes two-factor authentication mandatory after series of hacks
Ring has faced a torrent of criticism in recent months.
Jeff Bezos says he’ll commit $10 billion to combat climate change
Amazon employees have been critical of the retail giant's inaction on the issue.
This may be the creepiest Amazon review you’ll ever read
'Someone has been watching and listening and possibly even talking to our baby.'
Former tech writer arrested on pedophile charges claims he’s ‘age-playing’ vigilante
Bright claims he was playing pretend.
Senators demand Amazon explain injury rates at fulfillment centers
They want some answers from the retail giant.
Parody website imagines a world where ‘Amazon Dating’ exists (updated)
Visitors can 'choose' from over 40 singles at varying prices and ratings.
Jeff Bezos sued by girlfriend’s brother
Michael Sanchez has accused the Amazon CEO of defamation related to the leaked nude photos debacle.
Maria Bamford’s ‘Weakness Is the Brand’ is a masterful hour of reflection
Maria Bamford shifts her focus and embraces her flaws.
Ring should be shut down ‘immediately,’ Amazon engineer warns
The engineer made his feelings known in a Medium post from Amazon Employees for Climate Justice.
Vox Day, ‘alt-right’ racist, is absolutely thriving online (updated)
He's making money and spreading his 'racist' message far and wide.
Amazon is selling a remote-controlled, expandable tiny home for $37,000
You can deliver your new house straight to your doorstep.
Jeff Bezos is getting roasted for giving less money to Australia than Metallica
Some are calling it pocket change.
Ring employees caught watching customers’ videos
The admission was made in a letter from the company to U.S. senators.
Ring will now let users opt-out from receiving police requests
The announcement isn't enough for some groups that have been critical of the company.