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Chris Velazco / Engadget:
Amazon Kindle Voyage review: The best e-reader is also the priciest   —  When Amazon introduced an updated version of its flagship Kindle Paperwhite last year, it took the easy way out — after all, tweaked internals, improved software and slightly better lighting do not a thrilling e-reader make.
Oct 20, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
Gideon Rosenblatt / Medium:
Google's information processing and Amazon's transaction processing platforms are headed for a collision in the battle to dominate local retail   —  The Google—Amazon Retail Slugfest  —  Two competitors, seemingly in different businesses, now determine the future of shopping.
Oct 19, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Amazon Fresh launches in New York, starting with Brooklyn's Park Slope area, for Amazon Prime members   —  Amazon Confirms It Will Deliver Fresh Groceries in New York City  —  Amazon's grocery delivery business is launching in New York City on Friday, the company said …
Oct 17, 2014, 7:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Alibaba Debuts Baichuan, Its Answer To Amazon's Developer Services   —  As newly-public Alibaba continues to invest in startups to build out its presence in the U.S., it's also looking at ways of expanding its ecosystem and platform at home.  —  The latest move was announced this week …
Oct 16, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Instant Video Now Lets Customers View Personal Photos And Videos From Cloud Drive   —  Amazon is putting its Dropbox and Google Drive competitor, Amazon Cloud Drive, somewhere consumers will be more likely to access it.  The company announced this morning that Amazon Cloud Drive …
Oct 15, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context
Matt Brian / Engadget:
Amazon UK launches free same-day collection for Prime members   —  In a bid to deal another blow to bricks-and-mortar stores in the UK, Amazon is branching out into same-day deliveries.  It's teamed up with newspaper distributor Connect Group to launch “Pass My Parcel,” which will ensure packages …
Oct 15, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
A First Look Deep Inside Amazon Game Studios   —  To trace the beginnings of Amazon's interest in the game business, you need to go back a long way—at least to the holiday season of 1999.  That's when the company, best known at the time as “Earth's largest bookstore,” began offering video games …
Oct 14, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
SAP Cloud Apps Will Now Run on IBM's SoftLayer   —  German business software company SAP and computing giant IBM are teaming up in the cloud.  SAP says it has tapped IBM's SoftLayer service to run its suite of cloud-ready business applications.  —  The plan calls for SAP to let its customers run …
Oct 14, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
John Cook / GeekWire:
AWS migration service 2nd Watch lands $10 million, names new CEO   —  2nd Watch, which helps companies move applications onto Amazon Web Services, has raised $10 million in fresh funding from Top Tier Capital, Madrona Venture Group and Columbia Capital.  It also named Doug Schneider as CEO …
Oct 14, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Next week Amazon is opening a pop-up store for the holidays in upscale San Francisco mall   —  Amazon slated to open pop-up retail store in upscale San Francisco mall  —  Amazon is set to open a retail store in San Francisco as early as next week, according to a source familiar with the deal.
Oct 14, 2014, 1:15 AMIn context

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