The new hardware includes a $50 tablet and an updated Fire TV set-top box. Amazon's strategy differs from Apple's high-end approach but puts the two giants in more intense competition than ever.
The two companies have collided on everything from drones to acquisitions to search. And the competition between the tech titans isn't slowing down.
The TV channel is launching a show called "American Genius" that's about bitter rivalries, including the Wright Brothers vs. Curtiss, Colt vs. Wesson and Oppenheimer vs. Heisenberg.
Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
Commentary: Intel aims to eliminate USB, HDMI and the power cable in its quest to create the wire-free PC. But the journey will be a long one, and uneven in terms of its challenges.
George RR Martin will release "The World of Ice and Fire," which tells the untold history of the lands of Westeros and Essos, on October 26 at an event in New York.
A teardown of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 by IHS finds that Samsung could turn a pretty penny -- if it resists a bad habit nagging most manufacturers.
CNET's no stranger to the vitriol being hurled around by passionate handset users. (Skim through the comments section of any major phone review and you'll see.) But we just had to ask: Why all the hate?
Netflix recruits a big-name studio and high-profile creators for another original that appears to be truly original -- a psychological thriller about the secrets between adult siblings.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains his "meh" attitude toward "Star Wars" and why he would rather be Captain Kirk than Captain Picard.