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Amazon Is Now Picking a Fight with Disney While Continuing Dispute with Hachette

Amazon looks like it has a method it’s satisfied with and sticking to when it has a disagreement about pricing with a company. The latest to feel the pain is Disney, where pre-orders to a number of their movies have … Continue reading

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Flappy Bird Is Back as Flappy Bird’s Family – but Will It Fly on Amazon?

While some might claim that Flappy Bird was a great way to save money on entertainment costs (due to the hours many played the game) others would say it was nothing more than a waste of time. Either way the … Continue reading

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Dow Sees Biggest Decline in Six Weeks as S&P 500 Fails to Extend Record Closes

The week for stocks looked so promising through Thursday, but Friday brought about a sour note, leaving stocks lower for the Dow than where it began for the week, and erasing record highs the S&P 500 had been achieving during … Continue reading

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Kindle Unlimited: Amazon May Offer an All You Can Read eBook Option

For those who are voracious readers, Amazon may be putting together a new service especially for you. The exact details are a bit vague because the page which indicates there’s an all-you-can-read service in the making wasn’t supposed to be … Continue reading

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Apple Settles over E-Book Fixing Scandal but Is It Good for Consumers?

Though still maintaining its innocence, Apple has agreed to settle with the Department of Justice (DOJ) on e-book price-fixing cases in 33 different states. On July 9th this year the technology giant and a group of publishers were found guilty … Continue reading

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FTC Claims Amazon Illegally Billed Parents Millions of Dollars for In-App Purchases

Mobile apps have figured out a clever (and lucrative) way to make money. The profit doesn’t lie in selling the game itself, but selling the user in-game advantages which allows for greater progression and easier advancement. These in-app purchases are … Continue reading

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Make Money with the Amazon Affiliate Text Link WordPress Plugin

A good way to make extra income on your blog is to link products that you mention to Amazon through your affiliate link. If a reader clicks through and buys something, you’ll earn a small commission for referring them to … Continue reading

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Is Amazon Going to Change the Way We Grocery Shop with Dash?

If you’re one of those people who absolutely hates going to the grocery store, Amazon has a new gadget for you. Even if you don’t hate it, but just are looking for a way to make more time in you … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Daily Deals

It seems like daily deals are everywhere these days. Amazon has it’s Gold Box, there are plenty of sites like Woot.com that offer one-day deals on specific items, and the group coupon deal sites like Groupon are proliferating like mad. … Continue reading

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No More Price Adjustments at Amazon.com

I’ve always enjoyed shopping at Amazon.com. Their prices have always been very competitive and the free shipping and no sales tax are excellent perks. The one negative about Amazon has always been that their prices fluctuate wildly, sometimes day to … Continue reading

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