Amazon secretly registers family member domain names,,, - those are just a handful of the names that Amazon privately registered this week through the registrar Go Daddy. All of the names were registered to Domains By Proxy, Go Daddy's private registration service, but with a … [Read more...]

Amazon acquired domain right before announcement

Unknown if Amazon shelled out big bucks or threatened legal action Domain first registered on Sept 28, '11, same day Kindle Fire announced Amazon revealed as owner even though name anonymously registered Has better domain record than Apple, which still doesn't own … [Read more...]

Amazon acquires, Siri-like functionality closer to release?

Amazon buys domain names on a regular basis, so it's no surprise to see the company acquiring the domain name The name recently expired and Amazon's legal department scooped it up.  While it may be nothing more than a defensive move, it may also signal that Amazon could be closer … [Read more...]

Top 10 Stories of 2011: #6 Speculating on the next Kindle to be released by Amazon

When Amazon began slashing prices on its refurbished Kindle 3 models, tech sites began speculating that Amazon would release a new Kindle.  That's when I started paying more attention to Kindle related domain names, as I quickly found out readers eat this type of news up. My first big story days … [Read more...]

Amazon acquires

Amazon is overflowing with all sorts of Kindle products from the all-new Kindle Fire tablet to the Kindle e-reader. So what's in store next for the Kindle family?  Well, according to a recent domain name acquisition by Holdings, it's possible an online tutoring service or app is on … [Read more...]

Amazon spin-off still in the works? New trademarks filed for Fire under Seesaw

Back in early October, I wrote about Amazon filing several trademark applications for the Kindle Fire and Amazon Silk with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  Only, instead of using its own company name, Amazon filed the trademarks using the name Seesaw LLC. I speculated that perhaps … [Read more...]

Amazon spins off Kindle Fire products into separate company called Seesaw?

Amazon appears to be spinning off its Kindle Fire business under a separate new company called Seesaw. According to recent trademark filings for the Kindle Fire and Amazon Silk with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the applicant behind each application isn't Amazon, it's Seesaw … [Read more...]

Amazon domain registrations hint at Kindle Fire 3G becoming reality

When it comes to the Kindle Fire offering more than just Wi-Fi, it's really not a matter of if, it's a matter of when. Last week, I wrote about Amazon registering over 500 Kindle Fire and Silk related domain names, including This week, Amazon's legal department has … [Read more...]