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

2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Amazon Board Now 30% Women With Election Of Former MTV Ceo Judy McGrath

Former MTV CEO Judy McGrath will be the third woman on Amazon.com's board. CEO Judy McGrath to its board on Friday, making her the third woman out of 10 current directors to sit alongside CEO and Chairman Jeff Bezos .

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos

6 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

Five signs that Amazon is the new Microsoft

Amazon is one of the few companies that went through multiple transformations in the last decade.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Jeff Bezos, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Microsoft Windows

10 hrs ago | Network World

Amazon's four tips to make sure your cloud is secure

Amazon Web Services has a program named Trusted Advisor that provides customers with advice on the best way to use the company's IaaS cloud services.

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13 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

The Amazon Kindle Flare, A Device That Loudly and Repeatedly...

The Onion reports on the new Amazon Kindle Flare , a device that loudly and repeatedly announces the title of books users are reading.

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14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Here's what Amazon is doing to get packages delivered on Sunday

A new type of Amazon.com Inc. facility in Kentucky is streamlining the company's shipping process, enabling feats such as quicker turnaround on items ordered late and Sunday delivery.

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17 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

3dcart Expands International Payment Options With Amazon

Amazon Payments simplifies, smoothes, and speeds up the purchasing experience for online merchants and consumers alike.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Agency Spy

Does Your Agency Have a Big Wireless Client? Why the Hell Not?

Attention all #WWDDD acolytes: "If Don Draper were working today, he'd want a wireless account," writes Michael Learmonth in the International Business Times .

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cameras, Advertising

Chain Store Age

Survey: Consumers like Firefly, won't buy Amazon Fire

Seattle Consumers like the Firefly feature that lets users of the Amazon Fire phone scan objects to obtain information and perform instant purchase on Amazon.com, but not enough to switch from their current phones to Amazon Fire.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible

Manufacturing.net

Amazon To Invest $2 Billion To Expand In India

The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, Flipkart

TheStreet.com

How Will Amazon.com (AMZN) Stock React To Its Move Into Local Services Markets?

Providing services would be a new frontier for Amazon, which hopes to enter one of the few remaining consumer sectors yet to succumb to Internet commerce.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Business Journal

a Amazon. Google. Whole Foods? Look who plans to get into the delivery game

Grocery delivery service Instacart is part of a growing crowd of ultra-lean, tech-enabled startups that are changing how goods and services are delivered.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Whole Foods Market, Retail, Grocery

Reuters

U.S. online jeweler Blue Nile experiments with brick and mortar

Diamond rings on display at Nordstrom's flagship Seattle store are not for sale.

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Related Topix: Blue Nile, Audible, Media, IT Services, Garden City, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

West Australian

Amazon quickens push into tough local services market

Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes.

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Related Topix: Reuters, Marketing, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

West Australian

Analysis - Amazon quickens push into tough local services market

Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes.

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Related Topix: Reuters, Marketing, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Forbes.com

Jitterbugging With Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple And Microsoft

The jitterbugging action of big cap super growth properties makes me anxious. If the market is mispricing many of these names, maybe it's mispricing the valuation structure of the market, itself.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Financial Markets, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

GuruFocus.com

The Amazon Valuation Dilemma

Conventional wisdom from value investing says that Amazon is extremely overpriced.

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ComputerWorld

Like Amazon, other firms want permission to fly drones

Amazon made headlines this month when it sought permission from the U.S. government to test its drone-based delivery service, but it's far from the only company that's applied for such approval.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Business Wire

PayByPhone App Available for New Amazon Fire Phone

The Fire phone's NFC capability works seamlessly with PayByPhone's parking meter stickers in Seattle and San Francisco, which feature a passive electronic chip that stores information such as the meter number.

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KAUZ

Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India

New York City officials are turning up the heat on the Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, January

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 .

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