Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the Kindle launch event in September 2012 (Credit: James Martin/CNET) "People don't want gadgets, they want services," declared Jeff Bezos. This is the Amazon CEO's sleight of hand to diminish the value of gadgets, especially...
If Amazon.com gets its way -- and that's still a big "if" -- it will soon control 76 new domain extensions on the Internet. Most observers had expected the company to apply for .amazon and .kindle, but it seems that was just for starters: Amazon's ambitions also include a host of generic terms, including the likes of .free, .like, .game, and .shop. Amazon is looking to nab a slew of compelling names, and if things unfold the way Amazon hopes, the outcome of this power play could reshape the world of Internet commerce -- at least as it relates
To expand the market reach for its Christian publishing program, HarperCollins Publishers has selected Ingram Publisher Services/Spring Arbor as its exclusive distributor to the Christian market. Ingram Publisher Services will distribute a diverse list of authors and titles from HarperCollins beginning January 1, 2012.