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Amazon Raises Monthly Prime Membership Fees by 20 Percent

By Joseph Pisani | Jan 20
Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for an annual membership will not change, the company said Friday.

Google Blocks YouTube on Amazon Devices in Escalating Feud

By Michael Liedtke | Dec 8
Google is pulling its popular YouTube video service from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire.

Amazon Pushes Service That Puts Echo in Conference Rooms

Dec 2
Office workers who fumble through dialing into conference call numbers could soon have Amazon's Alexa start the meetings for them.

Kindle with Your Kale? Amazon Devices Coming to Whole Foods

By Joseph Pisani | Nov 11
The online retailer, which has already been selling its voice-activated Echos at Whole Foods, will start to sell Kindles, Fire tablets and other Amazon devices at its grocery stores.

Amazon Shares Soar as Earnings Beat Expectations

By Joseph Pisani | Oct 30
Amazon posted third-quarter earnings that far surpassed Wall Street expectations, helped by the acquisition of organic grocer Whole Foods and an increase in sales during its summer "Prime Day" promotions.

Amazon Says It Got 238 Entries for 2nd Headquarters

By Joseph Pisani | Oct 26
Amazon will be sorting through 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico that are hoping to land the company's second headquarters and the investment it'll bring.

Amazon Has Brought Benefits - and Disruption - to Seattle

By Gene Johnson | Oct 19
Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free bananas.

Wooing Amazon with Sun, Fun ... and Giant Buttons

By Matt O'Brien | Oct 19
Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they're brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons - literally.

Big Question for U.S. Cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 Worth the Price?

By Christopher Rugaber | Oct 18
Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer: Is it worth it?

Amazon Turns Up the Volume on Rivals with Echo Price Cut

By Michael Liedtke | Oct 2
Amazon will head into the holiday shopping season with a simple wish list: It wants voice-controlled devices featuring its digital assistant Alexa to become as ubiquitous in people's homes as televisions.

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