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.

Jeffrey Tambor is leaving ‘Transparent’ amid sexual harassment allegations
'This is no longer the job I signed up for four years ago.'
‘Transparent’ may continue without Jeffrey Tambor
Season 5 is being written right now.
Amazon Key flaw lets couriers stay in your home unnoticed
Couriers could freeze the video feed without customers noticing.
Here’s a sneak peek at Amazon’s Black Friday sale
The heart of holiday sale season hits NEXT WEEK.
Get your side hustle going with this Amazon FBA course
Seller pros and cons, straight from the experts.
Amazon is officially making a ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV series
The show will take place before 'Fellowship of the Ring.'
Postmates tries to undercut Amazon, Instacart with grocery delivery service
In search of cheap grocery deliveries? Try Postmates' new service.
‘The Only Living Boy in New York’ leads a boring life
The Amazon original from '(500) Days of Summer' director Marc Webb is too dull to bear.
With ‘Last Flag Flying,’ Linklater takes the fog of war on the road
'It was difficult and horrifying to watch a culture just want to go to war.'
Amazon launches Retro Zone for old-school gamers
Fans of retro Nintendo, Atari, Sega, and Square Enix games will definitely want to check this out.
Amazon Echo plays the monster in this terrifying horror short
'Did you say, look in the closet?'
‘Red Oaks,’ Amazon’s nostalgic and underrated comedy, ends on a hopeful note
If season 3 offers nothing else, viewers can at least walk away feeling like anything is possible.
New Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can receive 1GB of data for free
Here's the catch: it's a limited time offer.
Amazon Key is getting destroyed on social media
The service will be available in select cities on Nov. 8.