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26 min ago | Data Center Knowledge
Amazon is planning to use heat generated by data centers in Seattle's Westin Building - one of west coast's biggest network hubs - to heat office space on the future corporate campus nearby. Construction of the Seattle-based company's massive high-rise campus in the city's Denny Triangle neighborhood is underway.
1 hr ago | Insider Monkey
Apple Inc. and Amazon.com, Inc. have caught CNBC 's Jim Cramer's interest. Mad Money's host analyzes the charts in an unusual manner, which implies the usage of Fibonacci Time and Price Analysis.
1 hr ago | The Times of Israel
Amazon, the American web retailer, is a favorite of Israeli on-line shoppers - but's it's an even bigger favorite of Israeli start-ups. That fact was much in evidence Wednesday, when over 1,500 entrepreneurs and start-up developers attended a series of events sponsored by Amazon, promoting its cloud platform, Amazon Web Services .
4 hrs ago | BetaNews
Benjamin Daniel Musser, a security researcher, discovered the issue, which arises when downloading e-books from websites other than Amazon itself. The "Manage Your Kindle" page contains a security hole that can be exploited by attackers hiding malicious lines of code within e-books.
6 hrs ago | Data Center Knowledge
State of Ohio officials have offered Amazon $81 million in tax breaks in exchange for committing to build a $1.1 billion data center in the state, Reuters reported citing public records. As Data Center Knowledge reported earlier this month, officials in the city of Dublin, Ohio, are considering another incentive to lure the project.
7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
Steady cam operator Kenji Luster, left, and actor Titus Welliver, who plays Det. Harry Bosch, work on set in Hollywood.
Metis Learning has partnered with chip maker Intel to launch an educational tablet 'Eddy', aimed at children aged from 2-10 years. Summary The tablet, priced at Rs 9,999 will be available exclusively on eCommerce firm Amazon's India website for about a month.
Jack Ma and Jeff Bezos could not be more different, but both have led their e-commerce startups to the top of the market. The largest initial public offering in the country's history could hit the market Thursday when Chinese online retailer Alibaba is expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Providence Health Services President & CEO Dr. Rod Hochman announced a $150 million venture fund for health care innovations on Tuesday. The investment arm of Seattle-based Providence Health & Services announced Tuesday that it will invest $150 million over five-to-seven years in innovative companies that aim to improve patient care.
The Man Who Knows Amazon's Brutal Tactics Better Than Anyone Just Sealed $80 Million In Funding For His New Company Marc Lore, the former CEO of Quidsi, just raised $25 million in new funding to round out an $80 million Series A for his new e-commerce startup, Jet. This funding, from Western Technology Investments and Silicon Valley Bank, comes shortly after Jet raised $55 million in July from NEA, Accel Partners, Bain Capital, and MentorTech Ventures.
"As we've been thinking about the expansion of eCommerce into local, we have also noticed the decline of several local chains. This can be for a variety of reason, including: bad locations, over build out of stores, inability to keep up with the changing consumer demands, and poor inventory.
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A Taliban suicide bomber has attacked a military convoy near the U.S. embassy in Kabul, killing three foreign troops and 13 Afghan civilians. Deborah Gembara reports.
Plans for a major rewriting of international tax rules unveiled on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies like Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development announced a series of measures that, if implemented by members, could stop companies from employing many commonly-used practices to shift profits into tax havens.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos walks on stage for the launch of the new Amazon Fire Phone in June in Seattle. Amazon is shutting down WebPay, a peer-to-peer payment system that was meant to compete with PayPal.
ULA had sent out a request for information asking the U.S. aerospace industry earlier this year for ideas on how to replace the Russian-built RD-180 that powers ULA's heavy-lift Atlas 5 rockets, which are used to launch many U.S. military and spy satellites. Tensions with Russia over its actions in Ukraine have raised concerns that Russia could cut off deliveries of the RD-180 engines, according to U.S. officials, who hope to start funding work on a U.S. alternative in the Pentagon's 2016 budget.
In a ruling Friday, Los Angeles Superior Court judge Michael Stern shot down the claims brought against the online giants by Jerry Kowal , a former employee of both companies who alleged in an April complaint that he had been wrongfully terminated by Amazon after Netflix waged a blacklisting campaign against him. Kowal claimed that when he was hired at Netflix as a director of content acquisition, he developed an "exceptional" reputation there, but began to notice a "cold and hostile," "cutthroat, winner-takes-all" atmosphere within the company.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:46 pm
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