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

2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Amazon debuts mobile payment app, card reader

Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Internet, Science / Technology, Media, IT Services, Audible, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Amazon: Delivery drones will be ready when the FAA approves them

Dave Graybeal, a General Manager for Amazon fulfillment at the construction site of a new Amazon fulfillment center in Kent.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

4 hrs ago | Reuters

Amazon enters free trade zone to boost offering in China: Xinhua will set up shop in China's Shanghai free trade zone, state media said on Wednesday, aiming to take advantage of less stringent trade regulations to sell a wider range of products in the country.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Internet

8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal Coming to Shanghai's Free-Trade Zone Inc. said it plans to set up operations in Shanghai's new free-trade zone, a major move that will allow it to sell more merchandise from abroad in China and help boost competition against rivals like Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. The Web retailer said Wednesday it signed a deal with authorities in the free-trade zone to open the company's ... (more)


10 hrs ago |

Microsoft's Azure has 5-hour outage

Microsoft's Azure cloud- computing service, a critical part of Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella's plan to remake the software company, experienced a major global outage on Monday that lasted for around five hours.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Has Amazon's Fire phone already been extinguished? Claims handset...

'American bombing has signed my death certificate': Missing US journalist James Wright Foley goes unflinching to his death as ISIS beheads him in horrific video - then threatens to kill another MUGSHOT: Gov. Rick Perry gets his courthouse closeup as supporters hold a RALLY outside following his corruption charges in feud with drunk-driving D.A.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Why is Priceline Investing in this Stock?

As clearly evidenced by the recent underperformance of many retail stocks, retail is not a great place to be right now.


Related Topix: Priceline, Financial Markets, Retail, Federated Department Stores, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Opinion

The Times of India

ET: India to be launch-pad for Amazon drone attack

When PM Modi visited Japan as Gujarat CM, he showed interest in Mizuho Bank opening a branch in Ahmedabad, but it was rejected by RBI under UPA.


Related Topix: Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, World News, India, Asia, Flipkart, Bangalore, India Travel


BP Launches Gift Card Promotion for BP Driver Rewards

BP has announced a promotion that aims to boost enrollment and participation in the BP Driver Rewards program by offering a $10 Gift Card to new members.



XenData Adds Amazon Cloud Storage Support to Entire Archive Server Range

The cloud connectivity will provide customers added flexibility and enable them to enhance data protection capabilities by allowing content to be easily stored and archived to Amazon Cloud, LTO and With XenData's cloud support, customers will be able to connect directly to Amazon's Gateway-Virtual Tape Library .


Related Topix: Entertainment, Libraries


Web usage data shows Amazon Fire Phone adoption isn't heating up

Carrier exclusivity may have helped Apple's iPhone back in the day but it's not helping Amazon's Fire Phone: The handset only accounts for 0.02 percent of web traffic on Chitika's ad network and it appears to have stalled.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Chitika, Cellphones, Advertising, CPU, Science / Technology

Chitika Blog

Amazon Fire Phone Shows Steady, but Slow Growth in North America

Over two and a half years following the release of its Kindle Fire tablet, Amazon released its first smartphone on July 25, 2014.


Seeking Alpha

Amazon's Shareholders Are Swimming Naked, And The Tide Is About To Go Out

In the first half of 2014, Amazon's working capital has constricted more than expected and its capital intensity has gone up alarmingly.


Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Kings of Retail: Can Amazon Knock Wal-Mart Off Its Throne?

The growth of Amazon has been nothing short of meteoric. Over the past few years the company has turned the retail business on its head, knocking out competitors left and right and forcing itself to the top of the heap of online retailers.


Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores

Enzymatic Cleaner Sunny & Honey Professional Stain & Odor Eliminator is Back in Stock on Amazon

The Product is So Popular and Performs So Well, the Founders of the Company Have Been Working Extra Hard to Keep the Inventory Well-Stocked Los Angeles, CA / ACCESSWIRE / Aug 19, 2014 / Sunny & Honey Professional Stain & Odor Eliminator, an enzymatic cleaner that does an amazing job of removing a wide variety of stains and smells from carpets, ... (more)



The Next Big Thing You Missed: Thanks to Amazon, Tiny Sellers Can Now Reach Across the Globe

Go to and the link is right there at the top, nestled between "Gift Cards" and "Help."


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Bluetooth, Jeff Bezos

The Inquirer

Amazon and Audible team up on bedtime stories

ONLINE RETAILER Amazon has given the printed book another slap in the face and made a deal with audiobook company Audible to take the actual reading out of the Kindle experience.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

JD Journal

Former Amazon Employee's Non-Compete Clause Source of Contention for Google and Amazon

Summary: Google seeks to intervene in a lawsuit Amazon has filed against former employee, stating its confidential information and trade secrets are risk now that the former employee works for Google.


Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Marketing


Amazon Moving to Reno From Fernley

Fernley has been the home of one of Amazon's warehouses for 15 years, but the company will soon be heading a half-hour west to the Biggest Little City.


Related Topix: Fernley, NV, Reno, NV

From Amazon's Jeff Bezos To Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg:...

What, apart from their beards, do Sir Richard Branson and Lord Alan Sugar have in common? Answer: They're probably the only two British business executives who can walk into a room in their homeland and guarantee they will be instantly recognised.


Related Topix: Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Facebook, Social Software, Richard Branson


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