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Topic: Amazon Prime

Marketers Say Debuting Amazon Dash Right Before April Fools' Day Was Genius

People are already buzzing about how to use the buttons

For a few hours on Tuesday, social media users were puzzled over whether Amazon Dash was an actual, Internet-of-Things invention or an early April Fools' Day joke. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant…

Today Only, Amazon Is Discounting Prime to $72 and Streaming Transparent for Free

A clear (and crucially timed) push for subscriber growth

Apparently on a charm offensive after winning two Golden Globes for its witty dramedy Transparent, Amazon is streaming the show for free today and offering a discount for new converts…

Condoms, Horse Heads, Handcuffs and 11 Other Things Amazon Will Now Deliver in an Hour

New Prime app promises weirdness without the wait

Amazon's whole mission is to get people what they want as fast as possible, a pledge the retailer took to an extreme new level with today's debut of a one-hour delivery…

Join Today's #AdweekChat for a Discussion of Cable, Streaming Video and Cutting the Cord

Twitter chat at 2 p.m. will include Hulu's ad sales chief

The TV dominance of cable and satellite seems to be eroding quickly this year, as more and more content becomes available on streaming services or for purchase a la carte.  Some…

Google Ramps Up the Same-Day Delivery Service War

With more cities and merchants on board, can it take on Amazon Prime?

Google is hoping that if you're going to shop local, you'll go with Google Express. This week, the company officially rebranded its former Shopping Express service—which allows people to order items…

Viewing Habits Show Traditional TV Networks Still Reign Supreme

But video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime are catching up

Especially among younger viewers, use and awareness of digital streaming companies is growing to rival that of traditional TV networks. However, television currently remains the top medium by which to…

Glam Media Rebrands as Mode Media and Takes On Netflix

Debuts original programming initiative

Glam Media changed its name to Mode Media at its NewFronts event today in New York. Glam chief Samir Arora told Adweek prior to the presentation that the new moniker…

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins Is Helping Digital Video Get the Respect It Wants

And the hits his company needs

At the moment, Mike Hopkins has the two hardest jobs in online video. The first is as CEO of Hulu (its third in a year and a half), where he’s…

Amazon Denies Plans to Launch Free Ad-Supported Streaming

Kindle already a fledgling ad platform

UPDATE: E-tailer giant Amazon is contradicting reports that it's set to launch an ad-supported streaming service using its original content (which recently entered a second crowdsourced "season" of new shows)…

There’s No Place Like Dome

CBS scares up huge ratings with new sci-fi drama

CBS on Monday drew a huge crowd with the premiere of its ambitious scripted series, Under the Dome, delivering 13.5 million total viewers and a staggering 3.3 in the adults…

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