Ryan is former Reagan administration official who helped found Politico
Online retailer loses $0.27 per share on revenue of $19.34 billion, stock drops after hours
Jeff Bezos, Amazon's CEO, announced Thursday they would ship new "Paperwhite" Kindles Oct. 1 and unveiled the Kindle Fire HD in two sizes
Amazon is expected to announce a backlit e-reader at its secretive press conference in Santa Monica next Wednesday
It is believed to be the largest single donation ever to a marriage-equality group
The after-hours share losses erase recent Kindle-fueled increase in market value. Revenue rises 34% to $17.4 billion
Company attributed the profit drop to costs associated with the launch of Kindle Fire
Murdochs fall, government officials gain and American new media entrepreneurs dominate the top
A growing contender in the video streaming game, Amazon has added 1,000 movie and TV titles to its inventory
Third-generation e-reader now online retailer's best-selling product ever
Company calls for e-books that are "twice the length of a New Yorker feature"
Bezos: Kindle book sales will surpass paperback sales "in next 9-12 months"