The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.
The bookseller's devices and e-books business blames "lower average selling prices and lower device unit sales" for a more than 32 percent decrease in revenue during its fiscal second quarter.
Playmation sets consist of sensor-equipped pieces, encouraging kids to run, duck, shoot, roll, and use their imaginations to complete missions. Kicking off the line is an "Avengers" play set, and we're dying to be kids again.
The beleaguered smartphone maker is seeking "preliminary expressions of interest" for all or part of the company from Google, Samsung, LG, and others, according to news agency Reuters.
The company's two-year-old platform for sharing e-books and other materials across thousands of school tablets and laptops also got an upgrade, with more tools for teachers.
There's a serious disturbance in the Force on the set of "Downton Abbey," and this time, it's not just another one of Lady Edith's moods.
A top Amazon executive acknowledges that the company missed the boat with its Fire Phone and that the original price may be to blame.
AMD tumbles to the end of the 2012 fiscal year with yet another poor result for its fourth quarter.
Pros and enthusiasts in the US can rejoice that many of Canon's SLR lenses are a notch less pricey now. Better exchange rates might deserve some of the credit.
He's underwhelmed by the Amazon phone, but T-Mobile's John Legere tells CNET his customers should eventually get a chance to buy it. Oh, and about that "rated R vocabulary."