Amazon will collect state sales taxes nationwide April 1st

While Amazon has resisted collecting state sales taxes, over the last few years it has bent, state by state. Now CNBC reports that as of April 1st, it will collect sales taxes in every state that imposes one, as Hawaii, Idaho, Maine and New Mexico jo… Source:

Amazon Music's iOS app infiltrates CarPlay

Amazon Music subscribers who own a CarPlay-enabled dashboard unit are in luck. Amazon's streaming service is now available via the iOS Amazon Music app for Apple's in-car infotainment system. Source:

eBay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day shipping

In an effort to deal with formidable rival Amazon, eBay has launched a new program giving shoppers guaranteed three-day shipping on 20 million products. Called "Guaranteed Delivery," it also includes free shipping on "millions" of those items, accord… Source:

Amazon can judge your daily outfit choices

Amazon has a new perk exclusively for Prime members. The latest version of the e-commerce titan's app comes with a feature called "Outfit Compare" under the "Programs and Features" section, where you'd usually find all its newest offerings. Since its… Source:

Amazon nabs 'Moonlight' streaming exclusive

Competition between Amazon Prime Video and Netflix remains fierce. At the moment, both streaming platforms are doing whatever they can to gain an edge. Netflix is scooping up premium content like Dave Chappelle stand-up specials and an unfinished Ors… Source:

Amazon ups its Smile donations to 10 percent for one day

If you need a good reason to pull the trigger on that Amazon purchase, then try telling yourself it's for a good cause. Today only (through midnight PT), the retailer's AmazonSmile program will donate 5 percent of the purchase price from eligible pro… Source:

Amazon puts Alexa inside your iPhone

Now you can talk to Amazon's intelligent assistant whenever you use the Amazon app on your iPhone. Alexa will be able to do much more than just deal with your Amazon account, like play songs from Amazon Music, give you news updates, or even tell a (b… Source:

Hugh Hefner docuseries bares all on Amazon Prime next month

An Amazon series detailing the life and impact of Hugh Hefner is heading to the service on April 7th. Announced last year, American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story is a new docuseries that will combine dramatic re-enactments of Hefner's life with rare… Source: