Amazon.com in Patent SuitAmazon.com was sued for patent infringement Friday by Intouch Group Inc.
Intouch alleges that Amazon violated its patented technology, which allows users to listen to a sample of a CD before making a purchase.
Former California state controller and Silicon Valley insider Steve Westly joins the company's board.
Combined service promises to hone in on detailed behaviors during testing.
Durk Barnhill assumes worldwide business development role; Brent Smart takes New York helm.