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

1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

What is the cloud?

When software developers say "the cloud," they really mean computers full of data that users can access from anywhere using an Internet connection.

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Related Topix: Computers, Microsoft, Startups, Google

5 hrs ago | Benzinga

Amazon Inc.'s Recent Bounce: A Dead Cat Bounce Or Something Longer Lasting?

Amazon.com, Inc. has rebounded nicely after taking it on the chin following the most recent earnings report.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Patent fight between SpaceX's Musk and Blue Origin's Bezos heats up

A patent challenge could create difficulties for Blue Origin, the Kent-based space launch company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Jeff Bezos

7 hrs ago | The Escapist

Waiting for Amazon, Google Drones? NASA Says Don't Hold Your Breath

The future does indeed have a sky filled with drones . Amazon, Google , and perhaps even Domino's will be using lightweight quadricopters, but that future appears to be a long ways off.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Google's Drone Effort Lifting Venture Investors' Hopes

The commitment to drone technology by major U.S. corporations is great news for startups and investors who will need their help to sway regulators over the next few years.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Jeff Bezos, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

8 hrs ago | Book trade news from Book2book

Amazon Faces Tax Dispute In India

Amazon expansion plans for India have hit a snag after the company finds itself in a tax dispute with the government in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, where its local operations are headquartered.

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Related Topix: India, World News

12 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

Google Inc (GOOGL) & Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Can Reinvent Distribution with Drone Delivery

Amazon.com, Inc. and more recently Google Inc have taken up on a challenge to deliver products purchased online to the customer's door in around thirty minutes or even less with the help of the drones.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups

13 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Bezos picks new Washington Post publisher

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos acquired The Washington Post newspaper and website one year ago, but in some ways his period of ownership is just about to begin.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, The Washington Post Company, Jeff Bezos

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Don't expect Amazon drone delivery in Seattle anytime soon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tells Charlie Rose from "60 Minutes" about the company's drone program in a 2013 broadcast.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos, Charlie Rose, Entertainment, Television, 60 Minutes

13 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

In Defense of Amazon

Last August, Amazon flew about 80 writers on its Thomas & Mercer mystery and thriller imprint - including me - to Seattle for a conference.

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17 hrs ago | Business Journal

How Zillow is following in Amazon's footsteps

The UpTake: After just nine years, Zillow is becoming a real estate juggernaut. And with the acquisition of Trulia last month, it's joining the ranks of the Seattle area's tech big boys, companies like Microsoft and Amazon.

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Related Topix: Zillow, Avvo, Media, IT Services, Audible, Housing

17 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Rich tech gurus and their sweet rides

The Silicon Valley force is also showed in the parking lot. Yes, no matter how smart, powerful or wealthy, nothing screams success like an exotic ride.

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Related Topix: Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, Acura, Acura TSX, Wagon, Sedan, Jeff Bezos, Honda Accord, Coupe, Honda, Hybrid, Hatchback

21 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Athenahealth's Story In Numbers: Slowing Sales Growth, Contracting...

The company's second-quarter results show a trend of slowing sales, falling margins and rising capital expenditure.

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Related Topix: athenahealth, Application Service Providers, Software

Mon Sep 01, 2014

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Alibaba IPO has Wall Street 'eager' to get in on action [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

At $16 billion, this largest-ever initial public offering in US history has drawn so much attention from investors and media, as well as its likely rivals, not only because of its scale, but also because it's a Chinese company that's poised to make history on an exchange in the world's No 1 economy.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, World News, China, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Seeking Alpha

McDonald's May Serve Up A 10% Dividend Increase

The company is getting a lot of press about 8 store closures in Russia, but the market might be ignoring the conservative balance sheet and strong cash flow.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

NewsTarget.com

Author of 'The GMO Deception' explains the dangers behind genetically modified foods

Sheldon Krimsky is no stranger to the evolution of genetic testing and manipulation.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Tufts University, Agriculture, Food and Drug Administration

Small Business Trends

Microsoft Temporarily Cuts the Price on the Surface 2

Microsoft is cutting the price on its Surface 2 just a month after cuts to the prices of its Surface Pro 2 devices.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

NEWS.com.au

Game on for new social media sensation

FOOTY finals fever has hit Fremantle. The city's iconic cappuccino strip has been painted purple ahead of the Dockers' seventh finals campaign.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

National Public Radio

Amazon's German Workers Push For Higher Wages, Union Contract

Only about 11 percent of U.S. workers are in unions - down from 20 percent just three decades ago.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

American Reporter

MomentumA Dangerous Rebel Bites the Dust

It shouldn't surprise anyone that AR Correspondents who write so well in short-form journalism should equally excel at long-form journalism and fiction.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible, SignaCert, George Bush, IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media

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