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38 min ago | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Author: Holding new book is like new born baby

AN AUTHOR from Chesham says holding a copy of her first ever published book was like holding her new born baby, with the debutant writer's first novel surging into Amazon's top ten.

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4 hrs ago | Ars Technica

Longaccess is your Swiss bank for personal data

Longaccess promises to be a cold storage of sorts for your digital life. It's a cloud-based service that operates off Amazon's S3 data centers, but unlike other file lockers, such as Dropbox or Google Drive, Longaccess aims to be less accessible, but more dependable.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Amazon 1Q14 Earnings Preview: Does Pricing Power Exist?

Investors will get an initial read-through on the impact of price hike on Prime Membership.

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GigaOM

Moore's law gives way to Bezos's law

Cloud providers Google, AmazonWeb Services and Microsoft are doing some spring-cleaning, and it's out with the old, in with the new when it comes to pricing services.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos

The Motley Fool

Google, Amazon, and Facebook Eye an Aerial Robotics Revolution

The robotics revolution is under way. Exactly what form it will take in the next decade remains unclear; however, it is almost certain that robots will play an increasingly greater role in the day-to-day life of the average person.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Robots

The Motley Fool

3 Winners in Discount Retail: Costco, TJX, and Amazon.com

The retail business has become remarkably competitive lately, especially for companies operating in the low end of the pricing spectrum.

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Related Topix: Big Box Retailers

Examiner.com

Emerging Trends in eCommerce

Several eCommerce trends are emerging this year - are you positioned to take advantage of them? While Amazon's drone delivery system is still in the conceptual stage, other eCommerce trends have materialized and are changing the landscape of online sales.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Management Craft

My New Book, Double the Love - Now Available on Amazon

Right now, the paperback version is available. The e-book format will be on amazon within a week.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible, Marketing

Silicon Alley Insider

What Happened To 7 Of The Earliest Employees Who Launched Amazon

When Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie started driving northwest from New York in 1994, they were setting off on a journey to create one of the biggest e-commerce sites in the United States, based in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, University of Washington

St. Cloud Times

Why Apple's iPad is in big trouble

Senior Abby Lemon uses an iPad mini to look up unusual laws in France during Jenna Engelhardt's French III class at Madison-Grant High School near Marion, Ind., on Friday, March 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Marion, IN

BetaNews

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is just right [review]

If Goldilocks visited the bears' home and tried tablets instead of porridge and beds, Google Nexus 7 would be too small.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple

FindLaw

Coming Soon? Opt-In Anti-Theft Kill Switch and Facebook e-Wallet

Facebook, like Google, continues to add to its list of services -- Facebook wants to be our everything.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, California, California Government, Cell Phones, Electronics

The Kansas City Star

5 features an Amazon phone might offer

Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, University of Tulsa, Marketing

Reuters

Amazon's tax-free European profits drop after IRS clamp-down

The amount of money Amazon.com Inc reports through a tax-exempt vehicle in Europe has dropped sharply in the past two years, even as European sales jumped, after the U.S. tax authority tightened rules it felt were being abused to shift profits.

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Related Topix: Tax, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The Scarlet

With patent in the offing, Clark U math/computer science student set to join Amazon

On Feb. 28, Natalia Sternberg , chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department , received an email that delivered the sort of student feedback that gladdens any teacher's heart: "Hi Professor Sternberg, I just wanted to share some good news with you.

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Related Topix: Computer Science, Inventions, Media, IT Services, Audible, Boston University, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Apple

I-Newswire.com

'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.

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Related Topix: Hermosa Beach, CA, Public Relations

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