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...]

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 registers the domain name [UPDATED]

For future projects or just as part of its intellectual property strategy to defend its various brands, Amazon registers new domain names all the time. So, it's anyones guess as to what's behind each purchase. On October 6, Amazon registered the domain name through … [Read more...]

Why did Amazon buy, is a pre-release buzz site on the way?

There's no question that Amazon owns a lot of domain names.  This past week the company purchased several hundred new names, including a group of more than 500 names, after announcing the Kindle Fire and Amazon Silk. While large quantity purchases are usually part of a company's intellectual … [Read more...]

Evidence on next Kindles being named after elements like Earth, Water, Air

In early August I wrote about Amazon acquiring the domain name for possible use with its next generation of Kindle devices.  After a little domain sleuthing, the pieces of the puzzle appear to be falling into place and it looks like Amazon will be using elements like Earth, Water, … [Read more...]

Amazon registers and, but why?

Could Amazon's next Kindle device be called the Kindle Scribe? Or is Amazon going to release a powerful note-taking feature with the Kindle e-book reader? There are plenty of rumors and speculation swirling around the possibility of Amazon launching a new Kindle device in the near … [Read more...]

Does Amazon’s domain registration hint at the next Kindle?

Rumors of a new Amazon Kindle have been brewing over the last week since prices were slashed on refurbished Kindle 3 models. Now the company has made a few domain purchases in the past few days centered around the word Kindle. Two of its purchases, and … [Read more...]