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2 hrs ago | Fortune

Satya Nadella needs more than one trick to fix Microsoft

How does a CEO grab attention when he's the follow-up act to a brash, voluble leader like Steve Ballmer? For Satya Nadella, who hardly seems prone to the same kind of sweat-soaked stage performance of his predecessor, the answer lay in a bold strategic gesture: Get Microsoft Office onto the iPad.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Ipad, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Apple

6 hrs ago | Small Business Trends

Bet You Didn't Know About These Amazon Payment Services

You know about Amazon's retail services for selling everything from books to fishing equipment.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Amazon: Healthy Correction Or Set To Plunge Lower?

Analyst EPS forecasts for Amazon are excessive, particularly at a time when the likelihood of an earnings correction is high in the broader market.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Apple And Amazon Are No Threat To Netflix, Stock Will Regain $400

On the basis of growing free cash flow, revenue and global subscribers, these shares will regain their $400 market shortly after these results are announced.


Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Apple

'The Mystery of Revenge' EBook Is Free On Amazon April 17 - 21, 2014

Hermosa Beach, CA April 17, 2014 - G.X. Chen announced today that her eBook 'The Mystery of Revenge' will be listed for free on Amazon from today, April 17th, through April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Hermosa Beach, CA, Public Relations

Silicon Alley Insider

4 Reasons Amazon Should Acquire Sears

"The acquisition becomes Bezos' answer to omnichannel and the proven revenue synergy of consumers' ability to shop online and off; the convenience of proximity for pick up and returns; and facilitation of even greater delivery speed," Lewis writes.


Related Topix: Sears Holdings Corporation, Retail, Sears

Business Wire

Amazon Fire TVa s Voice Search Gets New Partners

Amazon today announced that Hulu Plus, Crackle, and SHOWTIME ANYTIME are joining VEVO in integrating their full catalogs into Fire TV's unified voice search.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Televisions

Tring Today

Herts taxpayers to foot the A 528k bill for policing the secretive...

Herts taxpayers will have to foot the bill of policing the secretive Bilderberg conference of top politicians and businesspeople after the Home Office refused to part-fund the operation.


MSN Money

Heartbleed bug spreads to routers and other gear

Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks , two of the largest manufacturers of network equipment, said Thursday that some of their products contain the "Heartbleed" bug, meaning hackers might be able to capture user names, passwords and other sensitive information as it moves across corporate networks, home networks and the Internet.


Related Topix: Startups, Cisco Systems, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Computers, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Yahoo!, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App


Samsung and Amazon give away free e-books with Kindle for Samsung

Samsung and Amazon are getting together for a new chapter for e-book fans: they're co-authors of a new e-book service called Kindle for Samsung.


Wall Street Journal

Amazon Workers in Germany Strike Again

Hundreds of Inc. workers in Germany are expected to walk off the job Thursday, according to services union Verdi, continuing a string of strikes aimed at swaying the e-commerce giant on wage levels.


Related Topix: World News, Germany,

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Monoprice takes on Amazon in trade of cheap electronics

Ajay Kumar is the CEO of Monoprice in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., which sells electronics that normally feature a large markup by retailers.


Related Topix: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Seeking Alpha

Can Amazon Compete In Groceries?

So far, the online grocery business forays of large retailers have been confined to major metropolitan centers on the West Coast.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

WPTV Local News

Amazon starts collecting Florida sales tax May 1

For Floridians who are supposed to pay the taxes but haven't, the announcement of Amazon's entry into the state's brick-and-mortar retail landscape could mean about $80 million a year in sales taxes, according to one business lobbying group.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Hillsborough County, FL

Search Engine Watch

Amazon's 4 Pillars of Success: A Preview of Jeffrey Eisenberg's Pubcon SFIMA Keynote

By being customer-centric, continuously optimizing and innovating, and creating an agile corporation, has dominated the competition.


Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jeff Bezos, Marketing

Adotas From Retail Powerhouse to Multimedia Monolith?

Since its inception, has been known as one of the first highly successful, "big box" retailers online - and while it is still one of the "big boys," times sure have changed.


Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Libraries


IT Blogwatch: Told you so! Amazon 3D smartphone incoming, frags Android again

Amazon is expected to release its 'Duke' 3D smartphone in the summer. The rumors are rife, reaching us from many sources.


Related Topix: Cameras

Seeking Alpha

Delticom: The Of Tires

Ecommerce of tires has inherent advantages, and is thus likely to continue to grow.


Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible, Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing

What's Ahead For Amazon, Facebook, Apple And Gilead

My portfolio of junk bonds and preferred stocks does show a gain of 6% year-to-date, outperforming all equity and fixed income benchmarks.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Overweight, Health, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Tue Apr 15, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Construction of Amazon fulfillment center well under way

Amazon is racing to complete construction of a massive warehouse in southeastern Hillsborough County in time for the holiday shopping rush and likely will end up hiring even more people than the 1,000 originally planned.


Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL, Lakeland, FL, Ruskin, FL


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