Push notification company Urban Airship hopes to make Apple's location-based system more relevant for retailers.
For brands, Pinterest's pin was more desirable than Facebook's "like" in 2013.
Following NPD Group's March video game sales report and a strong month for Xbox One exclusive Titanfall, Microsoft revealed that it has shipped 5 million units of its next-gen console.
At least three other US retailers suffered unpublicized attacks similar to the one on Target, Reuters reports.
Several retailers have published deals exclusively for Bitcoin users, including GSM Nation, Cheapair, and Reddit.
Retailers like Target, Zappos, and Walmart are now greeting shoppers with a selection of their most desirable pins.
The retailer will offer its Kindle to independent bookstores and small retailers at a discounted rate, or will give them 10 percent of book sales for two years.
Activision's sales of the game to retailers top $1 billion in just one day, but the announcement also indicates that $1 billion in sales to customers has yet to be reached.
The online retail giant wants other sites to integrate the new log-in feature, which lets customers sign in to their Amazon accounts and make purchases without entering new payment information.
The device -- which CNET Reviews calls a "beautifully crafted, near-ideal smartphone" -- is available today through AT&T and Sprint as well as a variety of retailers.