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Amazon to begin selling books in its own real-world bookstore

The Internet retailer opens its first bookstore in Seattle, two decades after it began selling books online.

By November 2, 2015


Apple relaunches campus store -- and you can buy an iPhone there now

The shop at the company's headquarters has always been different from other Apple stores. Now Apple has changed it up again.

By September 18, 2015


Seattle's retailers learn to survive in Amazon's shadow

Small businesses have found a way to coexist with their tech neighbors -- offering bespoke services that would be hard to find elsewhere. CNET's Laura Hautala checks in with them as part of Road Trip 2015.

By August 5, 2015


Amazon's stock hits all-time high after winning Wall Street's expectations game

It's a weird week when Amazon's stock surges on a tiny profit, while Apple's stock retreats after another impressive quarter.

By July 24, 2015


Amazon to celebrate 20th birthday with Prime Day sale

The company claims the summer sale will have more deals than Black Friday, though the discounts will only be available to its Prime members.

By July 5, 2015


Apple adds gifting option to iBookstore for first time

While Apple has long allowed other types of digital content to be gifted, the option to give e-books had been unavailable until now.

By December 17, 2013


Amazon launches Amazon Destinations, for weekend road-trippers

With a new service that offers hotel bookings, and info on dining and attractions, the e-commerce giant joins TripAdvisor, Airbnb and others in the competitive field of online travel agencies.

By April 21, 2015


Amazon opens Kindle Worlds fan fiction bookstore

The new online bookstore will offer commissioned works based on existing TV series, books, comics, and music.

By June 27, 2013


Steve Jobs initially didn't want an iBookstore, Eddy Cue says

Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet software and services, says he had to convince Jobs to pursue iBooks, and he only had a couple months to make it happen before the iPad announcement.

By June 13, 2013


Piggyback tech: Winning tack for Nook and Windows Phone?

Commentary: Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have both brought key software to alternative devices that have a solid footing. But just one has a clear-cut edge.

By September 1, 2014