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

50 min ago | Agency Spy

Does Your Agency Have a Big Wireless Client? Why the Hell Not?

Attention all #WWDDD acolytes: "If Don Draper were working today, he'd want a wireless account," writes Michael Learmonth in the International Business Times .

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cameras, Advertising

5 hrs ago | Chain Store Age

Survey: Consumers like Firefly, won't buy Amazon Fire

Seattle Consumers like the Firefly feature that lets users of the Amazon Fire phone scan objects to obtain information and perform instant purchase on Amazon.com, but not enough to switch from their current phones to Amazon Fire.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible

9 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

Amazon To Invest $2 Billion To Expand In India

The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, Flipkart

12 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

How Will Amazon.com (AMZN) Stock React To Its Move Into Local Services Markets?

Providing services would be a new frontier for Amazon, which hopes to enter one of the few remaining consumer sectors yet to succumb to Internet commerce.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

a Amazon. Google. Whole Foods? Look who plans to get into the delivery game

Grocery delivery service Instacart is part of a growing crowd of ultra-lean, tech-enabled startups that are changing how goods and services are delivered.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Whole Foods Market, Retail, Grocery

20 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. online jeweler Blue Nile experiments with brick and mortar

Diamond rings on display at Nordstrom's flagship Seattle store are not for sale.

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Related Topix: Blue Nile, Audible, Media, IT Services, Garden City, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

West Australian

Amazon quickens push into tough local services market

Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes.

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Related Topix: Reuters, Marketing, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

West Australian

Analysis - Amazon quickens push into tough local services market

Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes.

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Related Topix: Reuters, Marketing, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Forbes.com

Jitterbugging With Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple And Microsoft

The jitterbugging action of big cap super growth properties makes me anxious. If the market is mispricing many of these names, maybe it's mispricing the valuation structure of the market, itself.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Financial Markets, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

GuruFocus.com

The Amazon Valuation Dilemma

Conventional wisdom from value investing says that Amazon is extremely overpriced.

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ComputerWorld

Like Amazon, other firms want permission to fly drones

Amazon made headlines this month when it sought permission from the U.S. government to test its drone-based delivery service, but it's far from the only company that's applied for such approval.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Business Wire

PayByPhone App Available for New Amazon Fire Phone

The Fire phone's NFC capability works seamlessly with PayByPhone's parking meter stickers in Seattle and San Francisco, which feature a passive electronic chip that stores information such as the meter number.

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KAUZ

Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India

New York City officials are turning up the heat on the Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, January

Information Technology

MapR Technologies Among First to Receive Big Data Competency Status by Amazon Web Services

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced that it is one of the first to receive Big Data Competency status from .

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DNA India

E-commerce war heats up: After Flipkart, Amazon announces $2 billion investment in India

Just a day after Flipkart announced the infusion of $1 billion for its Indian market, Amazon also announced that it would infuse double that amount to support its fast growth in India.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, Internet, Science / Technology, Flipkart, Jeff Bezos

Express India

Day after Flipkart triumph, Jeff Bezos infuses $2 bn investment in Amazon India

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, sees huge potential in the Indian economy and for the growth of e-commerce in India.

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Related Topix: Flipkart, Jeff Bezos, Science / Technology, Internet

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Amazon says lower ebook prices benefit authors, publishers

A zoomed illustration image of a man looking at a computer monitor showing the logo of Amazon is seen in Vienna.

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Albany Times Union

The Man Who Knows Amazon's Brutal Tactics Better Than Anyone Has A...

The Man Who Knows Amazon's Brutal Tactics Better Than Anyone Has A New Company With $55 Million In Funding Marc Lore, the former CEO of Quidsi, just raised $55 million to launch a new e-commerce startup, he writes on his blog.

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Related Topix: Quidsi, Internet, Science / Technology, Hoboken, NJ, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

City council asks Amazon to look into treatment of contracted security workers

The Seattle City Council penned a letter to Jeff Bezos asking him to look into the working conditions of subcontracted security guards.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos

Internet Retailer

Amazon launches a young adult publishing line

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Science / Technology, Internet

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