It’s been quite the year for Amazon — and it was either good or bad, depending on who you ask.
From an optimistic perspective, Amazon finally dipped its toes in the smartphone market with the Amazon Fire Phone, rolled out new Kindle Fire tablets and launched its own entertainment streaming device, called the Amazon Fire TV. From a pessimistic perspective, however, the company took a $170 million hit on its Fire Phone, and was embroiled in an ugly, public fight with book publisher Hachette.
To get you caught up on Amazon’s year, Mashable is …
From:: Amazon in 2014: A look back