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1 hr ago | KAUZ

Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India

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5 hrs ago | 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 .


9 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago | Express India

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

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


Fire, First Smartphone Designed by Amazon, Now Available at AT&T and Amazon

AT&T 1 and Amazon today announced the arrival of Fire , Amazon's first smartphone.


Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant

You're Probably Better Off Buying Amazon Stock Than Apple

However, I'm also a realist. I do my best to be as objective as my biases and filters will allow, which leads to the seemingly absurd statement that After Amazon's most recent post-earnings nosedive, TheStreet contributor Dana Blankenhorn just about said it all when he logically suggested investors "load up" on AMZN stock.



Amazon preparing Snapdragon 805 Kindle Fire HDX?

Amazon could be preparing to launch a new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablet powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor.


Entrepreneur Magazine

Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store

Thanks to developments in 3-D printing and the ever expanding reach of Amazon, you can have one delivered to your doorstep.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Jenner Unplugs Patent Challenge to Amazon's Kindle Charger

Handing a win to Inc. and its lawyers at Jenner & Block, a judge on Monday tossed a patent lawsuit alleging that the charger sold with Amazon's Kindle e-reader is identical to one sold by a small company called VoltStar Technologies Inc. The ruling by U.S. District Judge John Lee in Chicago dismisses design patent infringement claims ... (more)


Related Topix: Law, Jenner and Block

Microsoft, IBM Surge Ahead of Amazon In Cloud Revenue Growth, Analysts Say

Cloud computing may be a disruptive force, but two of the leading establishment vendors appear to be surging ahead in the market for online infrastructure services.


Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Redmond, WA, SoftLayer


Amazon Stays the Course as Its Stock Tanks

The train hurtles down the track, the engineer oblivious to the vanished bridge the villain just dynamited to smithereens.


Related Topix: Jeff Bezos

WTVR Richmond

Baby monitors sold at Babies 'R' Us, Amazon recalled

Baby monitors from Mayborn USA are being recalled due to a strangulation hazard.


Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible

Printing Impressions

Amazon Customers Become Designers with New 3D Print-on-Demand Printed Products Store

July 28, 2014 - Amazon announced today the launch of the 3D Printed Products store, a marketplace that gives customers access to more than 200 unique print on-demand products, many that can be customized by material, size, styles and color variations, and personalized with text and image imprints.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Inventions, Science / Technology provides U.S. gov't. with cloud services

Last year, has obtained security clearance by the U.S. government that will enable federal agencies to use its cloud computing services.


Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

Amazon dedicates a section to 3D-printed products

Amazon announced Monday that it's adding a section devoted to 3D printing to its store, which could make the technology more accessible to the average consumer.


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Amazon Shares Are Under Pressure on Earnings, Valuation, Technicals

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