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News on Amazon (Ticker: AMZN) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | CNet News

Cloud Data Center Build-Out Race Good for Customers, Bad for Profits

NEWS ANALYSIS: Enterprises that want to move their IT infrastructure to the cloud are sure to benefit from the data center build-out race that Google, IBM, Amazon, Microsoft and others are engaged in, but where will the profits come from? How much is your company spending on infrastructure this year? What would you do with $2.35 billion in ... (more)

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Related Topix: IBM, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Des Moines, IA

5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Amazon Is Not Overvalued - It's Still A Startup With Practically Boundless Opportunity

U.S. revenues alone can triple in the next six years, adding $90B to the top line.

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9 hrs ago | GigaOM

The use of Amazon's dedicated cloud instances may be on rise, but does that make sense?

Amazon dedicated instances take some of the "shared" out of shared cloud infrastructure.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science

14 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Weebly Valued at $455 Million Amid Website-Building Boom

Weebly has been valued at $455 million in a new round of funding from investors eager to cash in on a recent boom in website-creation services.

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Related Topix: Weebly, Tencent, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Squarespace, Internet, Science / Technology

18 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

Huge Saving on 1st Amazon Kindle book in humorous mystery series by Wilkie Martin 22 April 2014

It is the first outing of his endearing and memorable characters and hits 'the road running with more double entendres than a Carry On film' .

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22 hrs ago | International Business Times

Amazon 'Aggressive' on Fire TV

Amazon's vice president of Kindle, Peter Larsen speaks to media as he displays the Amazon Fire TV during a news conference in New York, April 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

23 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

9 Tricks Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, And Other Top Execs Use To Run Meetings

Since we've already looked at the most egregious meeting mistakes , we decided to explore how the most successful executives run effective meetings.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Amazon Sales Take a Hit in States With Online Tax, Study Says

In one of the first efforts to quantify the impact of states accruing more tax revenue from Web purchases, researchers at Ohio State University published a paper this month that found sales dropped for Amazon when the online charge was introduced.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Jeff Bezos, Internet, Science / Technology, Business News

The Winnipeg Free Press

Netflix to raise prices for new subscribers by $1 or $2 this summer after 1Q earnings soar

Netflix is preparing to raise its prices for the first time in three years to help pay for more Internet video programming such as its popular political drama "House of Cards."

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Los Gatos, CA, Yahoo!

Lincoln Daily News

Amazon's tax-free European profits drop after IRS clamp-down

The amount of money Amazon.com Inc reports through a tax-exempt vehicle in Europe has dropped sharply in the past two years, even as European sales jumped, after the U.S. tax authority tightened rules it felt were being abused to shift profits.

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Related Topix: Tax, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Analyst: Amazon Unlikely to Provide 'Strategy Road Map'

Amazon will report first-quarter results after the close on Thursday and host a call to discuss results at 2 p.m. Pacific Time .

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible

Business Journal

Amazon should buy Sears, says analyst

Amazon.com Inc. should buy Sears in what would be a "win-win" deal for both companies, an analyst said this week.

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Seeking Alpha

Amazon Gets Upgraded, PT Raised To $480; Starts Price War Versus Apple And Samsung

Amazon is deliberately targeting the iPad Mini, iPad, and Galaxy Tab with timely price-cuts.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Energy, Oil & Gas, Samsung, CPU

GuruFocus.com

Apple Needs to Turn Around iPad's Fortune

The Cupertino tech giant Apple is slated to release its second quarter earnings coming Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Laptops/Notebooks, Apple, Startups, iPhone

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Google And Amazon May Join Xiaomi And Micromax In Leading Smartphone Prices To The Basement

Xiaomi and Mediatek are prominent examples of emerging low cost vendors disrupting markets in China and India with high performing, low cost smartphones.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, CPU, Science / Technology

MacLife

Deals: Learn to Create and Deploy Web Apps with Amazon Web Services

The web has evolved a lot over the past few years. Now it's not just for hosting websites--it's able to host applications that can be interacted with and process tons of information.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

KMIZ

Stocks: It's report card time on Wall Street

We're heading into the heart of the earnings season this week. It's a reality check on the health of the economy and where the markets stand ... and maybe where they'll go.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Startups, Microsoft

TechCrunch

The Dawn Of Cloud 2.0 And Why Google Started A Price War

Editor's note: Peter Relan is serial entrepreneur-turned-founder of two incubators: YouWeb , and Studio 9+ .

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Tellme

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Author: Holding new book is like new born baby

AN AUTHOR from Chesham says holding a copy of her first ever published book was like holding her new born baby, with the debutant writer's first novel surging into Amazon's top ten.

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Ars Technica

Longaccess is your Swiss bank for personal data

Longaccess promises to be a cold storage of sorts for your digital life. It's a cloud-based service that operates off Amazon's S3 data centers, but unlike other file lockers, such as Dropbox or Google Drive, Longaccess aims to be less accessible, but more dependable.

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