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Back in May the word was that Google was eyeing up games social platform Twitch, but last night Amazon emerged as

August 26, 2014

Internet giant Amazon last night snapped up gamers’ video website Twitch for $970m (£585m). The service is just three years

August 25, 2014

While eSports may look and sound like child’s play, it is in fact big business. Last year the industry attracted

August 25, 2014

Amazon yesterday unveiled a $10 (£6) card reader and mobile app to allow high street businesses to accept card payments,

August 13, 2014

Jack Reacher author Lee Child appeared on Newsnight yesterday to explain why he and hundreds of other authors have spoken

August 13, 2014

Amazon halted pre-orders of a number of Disney movies on its US website yesterday in what appears to be another

August 10, 2014

In the latest chapter of the fight between Amazon and book publisher Hachette, the internet bookseller has urged readers to

August 10, 2014

Amazon shares have folded faster than high-street bookstores today after the Nasdaq showed what it thought of the world's largest

July 25, 2014

More of the same from Amazon, as it continues its tradition of favouring growth over profits.The e-commerce giant has just

July 24, 2014

Amazon has officially launched its new book subscription service Kindle Unlimited after details of the new offering leaked earlier in

July 18, 2014

Revered children's author Allan Ahlberg has turned down an award for lifetime achievement because it is sponsored by Amazon, saying

July 11, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon for allowing kids to make in-app purchases without parental consent resulting in millions

July 10, 2014

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