Apple's asked the Chinese Amazon store to stop selling iPads because of its not-going-so-well legal mess with Proview Technology. Proview's also trying to get all imports and exports of the iPad banned.
That's the word from data analysts at Localytics . Data they collected over the last few days makes clear that the days of lining up for those Black Friday sales is gone. With major retailers like Walmart and Amazon starting their deals a full week before Black Friday, the big shopping day appears to be losing some its luster.
Amazon is taking over an entire building on 34th Street across from the Empire State Building, according to construction and real estate executives, raising questions about just what the giant retailer is up to, David Streitfeld and Charles V. Bagli report.The property, at 7 West 34th Street, is 12 stories. The executives said Amazon would use the building for offices and a distribution center.
One of the reasons why e-ink screens are so popular on many devices is that the screens only need power when the image shown on them is changed. That means that the screens draw much less power than a normal LCD. An e-ink screen is also easy to read in direct sunlight. A new watch using an e-ink screen for more than just the face has debuted, and it's very cool.
Amazon, as they are often wont to do, is giving away a bunch of apps and games for Halloween weekend. Today sees the online retailer offering upwards of $115 in content via its Amazon Appstore .