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From TheJournal.ie The best-selling books of the year, according to Amazon BEST BOOKS

The best-selling books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon have calculated its list of best-selling books by sales of print and Kindle edition books published in 2013.

This Amazon review that's going viral is a brilliant fake

A “mother” of three teenage boys had this to say about Kleenex.

Man gets wrong Amazon delivery, goes on epic Twitter spree

Josh Gates got some hamburger earmuffs by mistake. The rest is history.

You can now buy a potty with a built-in iPad for your toddler

It’s what the world never wanted, but always needed.

The Amazon reviews for this €30,000 TV are absolutely brilliant

All that telly for €30k? BARGAIN.

7 of the best reactions to Amazon's drone delivery plans

The future is here. Almost.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon will deliver packages in 30 minutes using drones Prime Air

Amazon will deliver packages in 30 minutes using drones

The drones, called Prime Air vehicles, will be as common as mail trucks, according to Amazon.

From TheJournal.ie Why is this Amazon customer/reviewer so powerful? Marketing

Why is this Amazon customer/reviewer so powerful?

Michael Erb approaches reviews like a job – now companies send him products for free in the hope that he’ll notice them.

From TheJournal.ie UK officials face questions over multinational tax affairs Tax

UK officials face questions over multinational tax affairs

The Commons’ Public Accounts Committee is said to be skeptical about Google’s explanations of UK ad sales booked through Ireland.

You can now get Nicholas Cage's face on your confectionary

You’re welcome, world.

22 brilliantly sarcastic reviews of Amazon products

From the Three Wolf Moon t-shirt to the Yodelling Pickle.

From TheJournal.ie Judge: Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books Apple

Judge: Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books

A New York judge has found Apple guilty of price-fixing for ebooks.

From TheJournal.ie France wants to ban free shipping on Amazon France

France wants to ban free shipping on Amazon

No, really: it says the practice gives it an unfair advantage over local retailers.

From TheJournal.ie Sales of George Orwell's '1984' up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal Big Brother

Sales of George Orwell's '1984' up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal

The disclosure of the American authorities’ surveillance programmes has led to a spike in the novel that has become synonymous with government overreach.

From TheJournal.ie Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One PS4

Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One

Here’s how Sony did it.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan won't be attending Bilderberg (but Sutherland will...) Top Secret

Noonan won't be attending Bilderberg (but Sutherland will...)

Politicians and business leaders are gathering for the world’s most high-profile networking event. The minister has other plans.

From TheJournal.ie Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target Next Big Thing

Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target

“All the big internet companies that have money are potential buyers. Then it depends on what they want to be and how much they are willing to pay.”

From TheJournal.ie Big-brand logos that you should look more closely at Subliminal

Big-brand logos that you should look more closely at

There’s a lot more to these 9 logos than first meets the eye.

13 pieces of evidence that Amazon reviewers are better than all of us

Could it be home to some of the world’s best creative writing?

From TheJournal.ie Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference Bright Spark

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference

Casey is set to address over 4,000 delegates on the topic “Things I learned the hard way as a young CEO”.

From TheJournal.ie 11 internet firsts you probably never heard of Internet Firsts

11 internet firsts you probably never heard of

The first photo ever uploaded to the internet, the first registered domain name… let’s step back into the internet’s history.

From TheJournal.ie Why tax-free shopping on the internet could be facing end in US Online Shopping

Why tax-free shopping on the internet could be facing end in US

The bill, which was being debated in the US Senate yesterday, could lead to the recouping of $11 billion in lost annual sales taxes.

From TheJournal.ie Here are 10 things you never knew about the world's largest online retailer Amazonazing This post contains images

Here are 10 things you never knew about the world's largest online retailer

Not bad for a company that started out in its owners garage.

From TheJournal.ie Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation Disney

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation

The Walt Disney Company has bought $3.5 million in carbon credits to prevent the destruction of a jungle in the country’s Amazon as part of a project that started in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland Chromebooks

Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland

Both the Samsung and Acer versions of the laptop will be available, ranging in price from €247 to €379.

From TheJournal.ie Clothing company blames 'scripted computer process' for offensive shirts Keep Calm And What?!

Clothing company blames 'scripted computer process' for offensive shirts

T-shirts with a slogan encouraging sexual assaults have been removed from Amazon’s online store.

13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of Feel Old Yet? This post contains videos

13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of

People who are now legally able to drink and vote have no memory of these things.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon being investigated by competition watchdog Amazon

Amazon being investigated by competition watchdog

The German competition watchdog has launched an investigation into the company’s policy which prevents third-party traders from selling their products cheaper elsewhere.

From TheJournal.ie First numbers on Google's bid to take on Amazon's shopping business Google Shopping

First numbers on Google's bid to take on Amazon's shopping business

The new “product listing ads” appeared to have taken off at the end of the final quarter of 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Android gains on Apple in surging tablet sector: survey Tablet Wars

Android gains on Apple in surging tablet sector: survey

The global appetite for tablet computers is growing faster than previously thought – and Android-powered devices are gaining on iPads – a new survey claims.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon announces investment in France, sees 2,500 jobs France

Amazon announces investment in France, sees 2,500 jobs

The internet giant is planning to open a fourth despatch centre in the country – despite an ongoing tax dispute with the French government.

From TheJournal.ie Maeve Binchy’s final book tops Amazon’s pre-order list Bestselling

Maeve Binchy’s final book tops Amazon’s pre-order list

Binchy’s long-term agent Christine Green said it was a bittersweet day because “we want to celebrate the book but we want her to be here too”.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle World War II

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle

A German politician has criticised Amazon for selling the puzzle which depicts the crematorium at Dachau.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelan authorities find 'no evidence' of Amazon tribe massacre Indigenous People

Venezuelan authorities find 'no evidence' of Amazon tribe massacre

Authorities have been urged to continue their investigations, after reports that illegal gold miners massacred up to 80 members of an indigenous tribe by setting fire to a communal hut.

From TheJournal.ie Kindle Fire tablet sold out, says Amazon On Fire

Kindle Fire tablet sold out, says Amazon

Meanwhile, research study says that sales of dedicated e-readers peaked last year.

From TheJournal.ie Man orders flat-screen TV online... gets semi-automatic rifle instead Oops

Man orders flat-screen TV online... gets semi-automatic rifle instead

US police are investigating circumstances of shipment error.

From TheJournal.ie Kindle eBook sales overtake printed books at Amazon Digital Revolution

Kindle eBook sales overtake printed books at Amazon

Amazon said it is selling 114 Kindle books for every 100 print books it sells.

From TheJournal.ie Five killed as severe storms strike eastern US Storms

Five killed as severe storms strike eastern US

Thousands have been left without electricity and air conditioning as US weather forecasters warn of soaring temperatures in mid-Atlantic states.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Instagram is down (and why Pinterest and Netflix were down earlier too) Get Down

Here's why Instagram is down (and why Pinterest and Netflix were down earlier too)

The popular photo app has been down since late last night.

From TheJournal.ie The Nexus 7: Take a look a Google's new baby Nexus 7

The Nexus 7: Take a look a Google's new baby

Google has finally unveiled its tablet to rival the iPad and the Kindle Fire.