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4 hrs ago | Geekzone

Microsoft Azure: Cloud for the rest of us

Cloud computing is great. Yet anything beyond Dropbox, OneDrive or iCloud can be daunting for those of us who aren't IT professionals.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Dropbox, Microsoft, Startups

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

SPX: Small Press Expo: Here are your 2014 Ignatz Award winnersa

DAY comics conventions seem to breed fatigue, like a lean-in, shoulder-to-shoulder war of artist-alley attrition and sketchy nutrition. The marathon demands second and third winds.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Business News

13 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Could Alibaba's IPO Suck The Life From Amazon?

The big story next week in the market is the upcoming massive Initial Public Offering of Chinese online retailing giant Alibaba. This offering has already started to have impact on a couple of large U.S. based online stocks and these could grow next week when Alibaba debuts.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Financial Markets, Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, iPhone

16 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Staples: Future Looks Hazy

Lack of direction and confusion are the main reasons behind the decline in the top and bottom lines of the company. The decision to divest its business unit in order to concentrate on its core business operations is not a good move at this point.

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Related Topix: Office Equipment, Retail, Staples

20 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

Amazon Prime Video is Now Also on Android

I actually did not know that Amazon Prime Video was not available on Android phones yet. Amazon Prime Video was already available on the iPhone and of course on the Amazon Fire devices.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Amazon App, iPhone and iPad App

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Telegraph

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Seeking Alpha

Will Alibaba Disrupt U.S. E-Commerce? The Man Who Should Know

To provide more color, I asked Don Davis who is Editor-in-Chief at e-commerce news and research firm Internet Retailer, which publishes the Top 500 Rankings. Will Alibaba try to take on Amazon and eBay? The short answer from Don is no because he believes there is tougher competition in the U.S. than China.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Hunch, eBay, Startups, GSI Technology

Internet Retailer

Top 500 retailer Tool King rebrands at Tonzof

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. Internet penetration by region, income, age and other factors; web browser market share; time spent on social networks; country rankings by Internet population.

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

Silicon Alley Insider

Apple's Tim Cook Burns Amazon's Smartphone

Apple CEO Tim Cook told Charlie Rose in a long interview on Friday that he considers Facebook a partner, Google a competitor, and Amazon, well, neither. When Rose asked Cook which companies he thinks rival Apple, Cook said that Google was "much above everyone else" when it comes to competitors.

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

MT Shortwave Central

Frequency Update-International Shortwave Broadcast Guide: Summer 2014

This is the seventh update for the 2014 Summer edition of International Shortwave Broadcast Guide. The ebook from Teak Publishing, can be purchased at Amazon.com for U.S. $4.99, and is available at http://www.amazon.com/dp/Book6YKNFM All time references are UTC, frequencies in kHz // indicates a parallel frequency.

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Forbes.com

Square To Raise Fresh $100 Million At A $6 Billion Valuation

I'm Forbes' NY tech staff writer covering tech and advertising on the real best coast. Send tips and thoughts to akonrad@forbes.com.

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Related Topix: Square, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Amazon's Second Quarter: The Competitive Advantage By The Numbers

Investors must look at the balance sheet and cash flow statement to understand the advantages that a scalable business such as Amazon possesses. The scope of this article is to quantify the competitive advantages of Amazon , explain certain growth initiatives and to look at the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Firefly

Seeking Alpha

Amazon: An Excellent Short Candidate

Amazon has had a tough year, down 17% year to date, signaling what appears to be an accelerating erosion of investor and analyst confidence. While the stock appears to be an excellent short candidate fundamentally, initiating a short position could potentially be disastrous considering Amazon's proclivity for defying logic.

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Internet Retailer

Alibaba expands its business by selling to overseas Chinese

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. Internet penetration by region, income, age and other factors; web browser market share; time spent on social networks; country rankings by Internet population.

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

Engadget

A look at Amazon's new East London HQ

Earlier this week, Amazon announced that it's going to open a brand new HQ in the trendiest part of East London. Located in Shoreditch, the new 15-storey Principal Place offices will allow the company to almost triple its workforce from 1,700 to 5,000 employees when they open in 2017.

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Related Topix: Gadgets

The Times of India

Amazon rolls out wholesale plans for India

Amazon is preparing to launch a portal for wholesale merchants in India, the first country outside the US where such an initiative is being planned by the Seattle-based company. The wholesale portal could be launched early next year, according to two people with knowledge of the plans.

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Related Topix: Alibaba

NewsFactor

Google, Amazon Face Off in New Biz

It was a tech industry tit for tat: First came word that Amazon is paying $1 billion for a video game streaming company Google had pursued. Three days later, Google announced a major effort to build aerial drones capable of delivering packages -- a goal that Amazon has been conspicuously working on, too.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

Business Journal

Amazon submits plans for another two office towers on fourth downtown Seattle block

Amazon.com submitted plans for a fourth block that will be part of its campus in the Denny Triangle area of downtown Seattle. The four blocks will have a total of nearly 4.1 million square feet of space.

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Related Topix: Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA), Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Greenlake (Seattle, WA)

WGBH

Is Amazon's Failed Phone A Cautionary Tale?

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch on Tuesday in Cupertino, Calif. The long-awaited smart watch comes in two sizes and requires an iPhone.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, iPhone

TrustedReviews

HTC Amazon smartphone deal reportedly ended by US mobile network

HTC was in line to make an Amazon smartphone before US mobile network AT&T pulled the plug, according to a new report. Last year rumour was rife that HTC and Amazon had reached a deal to produce a smartphone together.

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Related Topix: HTC

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