Five on Friday: Collectives, Coffee and Consumer Behavior

Amazon explains reviews, Amora Coffee celebrates 10 years, and Slate turns advice columns into cash.
Amazon to acquire MGM TV and Film Studio for $8.45B

FTC Is Scrutinizing Amazon’s $8.45 Billion Acquisition of MGM

The Federal Trade Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into Amazon's $8.45 billion acquisition of MGM.
Five on Friday: Features, Fraud and French Content

Five on Friday: Features, Fraud and French Content

YouTube TV adds new features for $20 a month; Amazon offers 6 mos. of Disney+ to new Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers, and Facebook files $36M ad fraud lawsuit.
Amazon Launches Vinyl of the Month Club Subscription

Amazon Launches Vinyl of the Month Club Subscription

Big tech giant Amazon is going old school, launching a vinyl of the month club subscription for $24.99 a month.
Amazon Launches Vinyl of the Month Club Subscription

Prime Day 2021 Huge Success for Small and Medium Businesses

Amazon Prime Day 2021 was a huge success for small and mid-sized businesses selling more than 250M items.
Netflix to close dormant subscriptions

Netflix Launches Online Store for Exclusive Merchandise

Netflix has launched a new online store, Netflix.shop, to sell exclusive merchandise inspired by Netflix shows like Yasuke, Eden and Lupin.
Amazon Launches Vinyl of the Month Club Subscription

Amazon Settles with FTC for $61.7M for Unpaid Driver Tips

Amazon has agreed to settle an administrative complaint by the FTC for $61.7M to pay drivers for tips.
Five on Friday: Creator Revenue, Internet Outages and Antitrust

Five on Friday: Creator Revenue, Internet Outages and Antitrust

Facebook won't take a cut of creator revenue till 2023; Google fights back against antitrust allegations; and Pres. Biden reverses TikTok and WeChat bans.
Amazon Launches Vinyl of the Month Club Subscription

Amazon to Host Prime Day 2021 A Month Early – June 21-22

Amazon is hosting Prime Day 2021 on June 21-22, a month earlier than usual. They are kicking off the event with a 3-part music spectacular.
Amazon Launches Vinyl of the Month Club Subscription

Amazon to Discontinue Prime Now App and Website by Year End

Amazon will shut down the Prime Now app and website by year end. It is redirecting shoppers to the Amazon app and Amazon.com instead.

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