Small Business News From Around the World

Small Business News From Around the World

Small business news is getting more relevant as the number of small businesses continues to rise. In fact, they are becoming more of a  force in the marketplace because entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds are taking advantage of the internet. Small business no longer means small, as you will see in small business news […]

Harry Potter E-books To Be Lent Out By Amazon

Harry Potter E-books To Be Lent Out By Amazon

  Amazon.com Inc. has licensed the rights to lend out digital versions of all seven books in the “Harry Potter” series, in the United States – evidence that it is willing to carry on funding its ebook library lending subscription, no matter what the cost. When fans of Harry Potter subscribe to Amazon Prime, they […]

Prices of E-books – Apple And Other Publishers Sued By the U.S.

Prices of E-books – Apple And Other Publishers Sued By the U.S.

The prices of some E-books may be coming down. Apple, together with five other of the largest publishers in the nation, were slapped with an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. on Wednesday. It is alleged that these publishers, in an effort to stop Amazon’s dominance, plotted to raise the prices of e-books. The lawsuit, was […]

Amazon Will Offer $10 Gift Cards For $5

Amazon Will Offer $10 Gift Cards For $5

  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Amazon will sell half-price gift cards on Tuesday via its daily deal’s website, AmazonLocal. It’s hoping to boost interest in the nine-month-old AmazonLocal service – one of the several deal websites it has resurrected following Groupon’s great success. AmazonLocal’ vice president Mike George says that even some Amazon customers aren’t […]

Apple Expected To Launch A Mini-iPad

Apple Expected To Launch A Mini-iPad

Is Apple going to ignore Steve Job’s mandate that anything less than 10 inches will not make it as a tablet? There are indications that it will launch a mini-iPad. According to a Taipei-based Digitimes report, Apple will likely launch an iPad that will be 7.85 inches before next year’s fourth quarter. Why would Apple […]

Music Service Launched by Google

Music Service Launched by Google

  (Reuters) – Google Inc. has introduced music on its online store, which they launched recently, in an effort to take the audio entertainment lead from Amazon and Apple. Although they don’t have a major record label. Google Music, which consists of over 13 million songs, is going to be integrated with Android Market, it’s […]

Black Friday – Amazon Reported Great Kindle Fire Sales

Black Friday – Amazon Reported Great Kindle Fire Sales

SAN FRANCISCO, (Xinhua) Monday Nov. 28 – Amazon.com announced its overall sales reports from Black Friday and said that this year, 2011, was the best ever for Kindle product sales. Consumers bought four-times as many tablets and e-readers as they did in 2010. According to the colossal web-based retail online outlet, its recent project, the […]

Black Friday – Amazon Reported Forceful Kindle Fire Sales

Black Friday – Amazon Reported Forceful Kindle Fire Sales

SAN FRANCISCO, (Xinhua) Monday Nov. 28 – Amazon.com announced its overall sales reports from Black Friday and said that this year, 2011, was the best ever for Kindle product sales. Consumers bought four-times as many tablets and e-readers as they did in 2010. According to the colossal web-based retail online outlet, its recent project, the […]

Amazon Increases Production Of The Kindle Fire to 5 Million

Amazon Increases Production Of The Kindle Fire to 5 Million

  Due to higher than expected demands, Amazon has increased Kindle Fire tablet production numbers to 5 million by December, according to a report from the Far East. DigiTimes, a Taiwanese publication posted these figures recently, claiming their sources were within “upstream component suppliers.” Going by Gartner’s tablet estimates, Amazon could pick up approximately 8% […]

Apple’s App Store vs Amazon’s Appstore

Apple’s App Store vs Amazon’s Appstore

7 July 2011, US – Apple filed a suit in March to stop Amazon from using the term Appstore for its online store where software applications for the Android mobile operating system are sold. Apple claims it is a trademark infringement on its “App Store” mark. Yesterday, a preliminary injunction to stop Amazon.com’s immediate use […]