The online retailers' prohibition comes after bans from Walmart and Sears. Google, Etsy and Newegg also make similar changes.
Broadening its reach beyond pure music streaming, Spotify now lets users buy merchandise from artists through the app.
The electronics giant adds its voice to the rebellion against the Civil War symbol following last week's racist massacre of nine people at the famed Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church.
Executive Chairman Jack Ma says the Chinese online retailer is focused on its home market and wants to partner with US businesses to bring more goods to China.
Craft makers, would you decamp from Etsy for someplace called Handmade at Amazon? The e-commerce giant is looking to gauge your interest.
A music industry insider reckons physical media and streaming can coexist in a way CDs and downloads couldn't.
The Chinese online retailer in recent years has also taken stakes in US retail firms ShopRunner and 1stdibs and opened its own US online shop, 11 Main.
Live-streaming apps made it easy for anyone to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight for free, "Star Wars" fans get new movie details on May the Fourth, and a true space heroine boldly brews the first espresso in zero gravity.
Retailer's customers can use the mobile-payments system to complete transactions on its app, with in-store capability coming later this year.
The e-commerce pioneer's overall results hid the differing paths of eBay's two main businesses, with PayPal growing and eBay.com floundering.