Amazon is seemingly hellbent on becoming the next Apple, as it looks to make its own hardware to sell more software and content. But if this is the company's first attempt at a smartphone, count me out.
It's amazing what a couple of bucks will do, eh Netflix? Netflix has just released its Internet speeds for various broadband and DSL providers, and lo and behold, speeds at Comcast jumped significantly.
Amazon has plenty of initiatives on its plate, but one that may be too tough to tackle is the issue of payments, despite how dominant the company is in e-commerce.
For the most part, Apple plays at the high end of the smart phone arena, with the iPhone 5s, which starts at $199 on a two-year contract, the company's best selling phone. Now, it looks as if Apple is about to go even further upscale, according to one analyst.
Microsoft had a lot going for it, prior to Satya Nadella becoming CEO. Now, with Nadella on board, and a host of other catalysts having played out, it looks like Microsoft's fun in the sun may be over for the time being.
Jill Malandrino and Chris Ciaccia recap a volatile week on Wall Street and set up your trading calendar for the shortened week ahead.
In yesterday's letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos touched on a number of initiatives, but perhaps the biggest is the company's plan for faster delivery. Not only is the Internet retailer really serious about providing a better experience for customers, its drone plans are bigger than anyone imagined.
Amazon is a company with ambitions grander than most, including in some instances, Google. If Jeff Bezos' letter to shareholders is any indication, those ambitions are about to grow.
CBS has just named Stephen Colbert as the next host of The Late Show.
The Apple rumor mill is in full force this morning, with details on the iWatch and a potential iTunes update emerging. However, Apple's biggest driver is still the iPhone, which may come in two sizes next year.