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3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Amazon.com Coming to Shanghai's Free-Trade Zone

Amazon.com 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)

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

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5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

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.

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

6 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.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Townhall

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.

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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.

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

CSP

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 Amazon.com Gift Card to new members.

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BroadcastNewsroom

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 .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Libraries

GigaOM

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores

BayStreet.ca

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)

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Wired

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

KTVN Reno

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.

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Related Topix: Fernley, NV, Reno, NV

Forbes.com

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.

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

Business Journal

Bezos answers Nadella's challenge, dumps ice on his head for ALS

Last week, Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella took the ALS ice bucket challenge by getting doused by a bucket of ice water and challenged Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos to do the same.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

I programmer

Amazon Live App Testing

Amazon has released a tool that lets you test mobile apps on a group of users before going fully live.

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GalleyCat

Amazon's Russ Grandinetti Says Only Writers & Readers Are Necessary

Russ Grandinetti , senior vice president at Amazon & head of Kindle, thinks that the publishing industry is experiencing a major shift.

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Related Topix: Publishing

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