Amazon chief financial officer Thomas J. Szkutak will be retiring in summer 2015 and will be replaced by the company’s vice president of finance for Amazon’s global consumer business, Brian T. Olsavsky. “It’s been a privilege for me to work with so many talented people who are continually inventing on behalf of customers, and now […]
Amazon has confirmed it is acquiring video game live streaming service Twitch for $970 million. The deal’s announcement comes after reports claiming Amazon would purchase Twitch for over $1 billion. Previous reports suggested YouTube was planning to acquire the service. “Broadcasting and watching gameplay is a global phenomenon and Twitch has built a platform that […]
Amazon has announced an Android-based media streaming box called Amazon Fire TV featuring 2GB of memory, a quad-core processor, dedicated GPU and built in Wi-Fi. The device is priced at $99 with an optional console-like controller available for $40. Those who choose to go without the controller will be able to use the included remote […]
Amazon.de briefly had Mirror’s Edge 2 available for pre-orders, though the listing was swiftly taken down.