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1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

REVIEW: Samsung's First Nook Tablet Is Cheap And Has One Key Advantage Over Amazon's Kindle

The Nook has long lived in the shadow of its Kindle rival, but now Barnes & Noble is taking a new approach.


Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

5 hrs ago | ITworld

Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's

Amazon plans to expand its small online ad delivery business enough to take on Google's AdWords, according to a Wall Street Journal report.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet

9 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

NASA Picks Top Earth Data Challenge Ideas, Opens Call for Climate Apps

NASA has selected four ideas from the public for innovative uses of climate projections and Earth-observing satellite data.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Challenge, CA, Cloud Computing, Bloomington, CA, Indiana University Bloomington

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Best Cellulite Cream From Beauty Ideal Spa is Now Available at Amazon

Los Angeles, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 22, 2014 / Beauty Ideal Spa, a company that offers top-quality and effective beauty products for women, is pleased to announce that they are now selling what many customers call "the best cellulite cream" on Amazon.


eBay vs Amazon

Amazon and eBay are two of the largest e-commerce companies in the world. eBay is not just the largest but it's the most dominant online auction site in the world.


Related Topix: e-dialog, Hunch, eBay, Startups, GSI Technology, Magento


Amazon Reopens Its AWS Loft In San Francisco

Earlier this year, Amazon opened a space for developers in San Francisco to come and talk to AWS engineers, get training, network or simply hang out.


Apple, Google Are Jumping Into Health Care. Is Amazon Next?

I'm the managing editor of the Advisory Board's Daily Briefing, a blogger for ESPN's TrueHoop Network and a social media junkie.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

Business Journal

Why you won't see Amazon drones delivering packages in N.C. any time soon

Don't expect to see Amazon cardboard flying through the skies of any N.C. cities - at least not anytime soon.


Related Topix: North Carolina, US News, Federal Aviation Administration


Microsoft's newest cloud database portends another attack on Amazon's dominance

If cloud providers want to compete with market leader Amazon Web Services , the battle could come down to having every major feature that Amazon does.


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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Amazon's Cloud Service May Have Just Opened Up A Whole New Market

Amazon Web Services' GovCloud received provisional authorization to process 'controlled unclassified' data under levels 3 to 5 from the U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News

Monterey County Herald

Usa Today Best-Sellers

Reporting stores include:, Amazon Kindle, Barnes &, Barnes & Noble Inc., Barnes & Noble e-books,, Books-A-Million, Bookland and Books & Co., Costco, Davis-Kidd Booksellers , Hudson Booksellers, Joseph-Beth Booksellers , Kobo, Inc., Powell's Books ,, R.J. Julia Booksellers , Schuler Books & Music , ... (more)


Related Topix: Retail, Barnes and Noble, BooksAMillion, Lexington, KY

Application Development Trends

Amazon Cloud Now Features Zend PHP Platform as Service

The Zend Technologies PHP development platform is now available as a Platform-as-a-Service offering on the Amazon Web Services cloud.


Related Topix: Programming Languages, PHP, Science / Technology, Startups, Zend Technologies

The Raw Story

Boeing one step closer to completing its space taxi

Boeing Co has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, making it the only one of four rival bidders to finish the NASA work on time, company officials said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Manufacturing, Sierra Nevada, Aerospace-Defense

Amazon, Hermes, Chipotle Top Forbes Most Innovative Retailers List

I'm a staff writer at Forbes, where until recently I chased the super-rich for our Forbes 400 and World's Billionaires lists.


Related Topix: Startups,, Salesforce

WTEN-TV Albany

Amazon starts selling physical books in Brazil

Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park

Government Executive

Big Win for Amazon: First Provider Authorized to Handle Sensitive DOD Workloads

Amazon Web Services has become the first commercial cloud provider authorized to handle the Defense Department's most sensitive unclassified data.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

Christian Science Monitor

Germany's culture minister speaks out against Amazon

In Europe , the Amazon -Bonnier dispute has taken on an entirely new dimension, with one government minister claiming Amazon's actions are endangering cultural life.


ABC News

Amazon Starts Selling Physical Books in Brazil

Online retailer Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil, two years after it began selling books in digital format in Latin America's biggest country.


Related Topix: Jeff Bezos

Macworld UK

Why Amazon's Fire Phone hasn't set the smartphone market ablaze

When I reviewed Amazon's new Fire Phone, I compared it to the first iPhone, and the similarities are many.


Related Topix: Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, iPhone, AT&T, Cellphones

Seeking Alpha

Amazon: Will Solid Q3 Revenue Growth Be Enough?

Based on the historic relationship between ChannelAdvisor numbers and Actual revenue growth reported, we model Amazon's August and September same store sales growth required to beat the company's Q3.

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Related Topix: ChannelAdvisor, eBay, Startups, Magento


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