FishbowlDC: Conservatives everywhere rejoice — Rachel Maddow is getting her own WaPo column. GalleyCat: A judge has ruled that Amazon.com cannot be stopped from destroying everything in its path. AllFacebook: Facebook wants you to add “life events” to your timeline so your experience is better and oh also advertising. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
A federal court has dropped an antitrust lawsuit filed by independent booksellers against Amazon and the big six publishers, which alleged that the groups created a monopoly by signing deals that required the use of DRM on eBooks sold...Show More Summary
If there’s a will there’s a way – and Amazon, is not the only one considering drones as one of the ways. These days, it’s prisoners who are using the unmanned aerial vehicle to deliver goods that can’t be otherwise obtained legally – like tobacco and cell phones. In Calhoun, GA the state’s prison was getting delivery drop-offs via small hexacopters. Show More Summary
Physical-digital revolution gives customers what they want in Russia
Numerous music retailers across the UK, including HMV, Amazon and indie music shops, are not getting music orders in a timely manner during the crucial holiday season. Arvato, a distributor that normally promises a 24 hour turnaround time, is said to be delivering orders up to 5 days late. Show More Summary
Linotype: The Film Watch free if you have Amazon Prime. If not $2.99 to rent or $5.99 to buy.
Amazon has released a new version of Kindle FreeTime, its Kindle subscription service for kids. The update brings new features that let parents limit media consumption as they see fit. For example, a parent can set limited hours that FreeTime will work so that kids can only access cartoon, say between 7am and 7pm. Show More Summary
The Washington Post warns Democrats not to veer too far to the left, CBS helps Amazon.com with some drone PR, and we take a look at the media hype about the so-called "knockout game."
In 1921, package delivery was revolutionized... by parachutes.
High Court Leaves New York's Online Sales Tax Law in Place: The U.S. Supreme Court spoiled Dec. 2 for Amazon.com Inc., which had strong Cyber Monday sales and buzz over its drone delivery plan that day. Tony Mauro has the...
If you've been on a peyote-fueled vision quest for the past 48 hours, you probably don't know that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says his company is a few years away from being able to deliver purchases via airborne drone to customers' doorsteps in 30 minutes or less. Or maybe you do.
Associated Press Lawyers for Gawker, Buzzfeed, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Twitter and other organizations filed briefs Nov. 19 after a federal judge allowed a defamation lawsuit against a Arizona gossip website to proceed. They say the case could “significantly chill … Read more
Now that Amazon has custom cases for Kindles, you’re probably on the lookout for something even more special to give yourself. Our pick? Etsy Artist, My Little Buffalo’s custom illustration for iPhone cases. We like it because we love illustrations and with this custom order, we can immortalize ourselves as cartoons on our own cases. Show More Summary
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com, has been named I Want Media’s Media Person of The Year. Bezos, who purchased The Washington Post in August for $250 million, beat out people like Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, and Anna Wintour. Bezos won not...Show More Summary
One of the more interesting things about the rise of the internet is how it inspires creativity and artwork in unexpected places. For example: the rise of Amazon reviews as a work of art. This "artform" probably really kicked off with...Show More Summary
Originally posted by Birdie -- technical problems were causing embed not to work. She had the following comment with original post -- Hilarious response by Waterstones to Amazon's "Prime Air" concept of drone book delivery. Got to love the closing line.
Malcolm McDowell (Franklin & Bash) is set to co-star opposite Gael García Bernal in Amazon’s comedy pilot Mozart In The Jungle, directed by Paul Weitz. Based on the memoir by Blair Tindal, the project, written by Roman Coppola, Jason...Show More Summary
Hilarious response by Waterstones to Amazon's "Prime Air" concept of drone book delivery. Got to love the closing line. http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=6LtoSsE_4qU&sns=em (for some reason, can't get embed code to work...)
AppNewser: There’s an Anchorman 2 mobile game. If anyone knows people who have worked on the marketing for this movie, please punch them for us. Thanks. GalleyCat: Amazon sold a crapload of Kindles over Black Friday weekend. Yes, “crapload” is a scientific term. AllTwitter: According to Twitter, Movember was a hit. Show More Summary
On Sunday of this week, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos made some pretty outrageous claims about the future of his company. Specifically, he said his goal is for Amazon Prime customers to receive parcels within half an hour of purchase. Okay, so what? Ordinarily us Airline Reporters don’t really cover matters of delivery. We’re happy to [...]