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Donna Tam / CNET:
Amazon surprises investors with a gift of profit   —  The e-commerce company posts a $214 million profit for the holiday season.  CEO Jeff Bezos says Prime membership got a boost of more than 50 percent in the quarter.
Jan 29, 2015, 4:40 PMIn context
Ben Kepes / Forbes:
Amazon to introduce WorkMail, a cloud email and calendar service aimed at Microsoft Exchange's market, in Q2 2015   —  Amazon Changes The Game Again—AWS Introduces WorkMail  —  Amazon Web Services, Amazon's cloud computing business unit, continues to surprise industry commentators with both its growth and its incessant innovation.
Jan 28, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context
Jack Clark / Bloomberg:
Amazon Agrees to Buy Israel's Annapurna Labs for AWS Cloud Unit   —  Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) agreed to acquire Israeli semiconductor company Annapurna Labs, seeking to improve performance within its Amazon Web Services cloud unit.  —  A deal has been reached but hasn't yet closed …
Jan 22, 2015, 2:35 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Amazon launches Kindle Textbook Creator to help schools turn PDFs into digital books   —  Amazon has unveiled a new program designed to help educational establishments and authors produce ebooks for students.  —  With KDP EDU and the Kindle Textbook Creator, Amazon is expanding its Kindle Direct Publishing …
Jan 22, 2015, 11:15 AMIn context
David Shamah / ZDNet:
Amazon looking to buy datacenter tech startup Annapurna Labs for $350m   —  Summary:Amazon is reportedly in talks to buy a stealth-mode Israeli startup that could give its datacenters a boost.  —  After almost a year of searching, Amazon has found its Israel ‘soulmate,’ which is developing …
Jan 22, 2015, 6:25 AMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Gigaom:
Amazon pulls its diaper brand after 6 weeks, citing design flaws   —  Amazon has yanked the “Amazon Elements” diaper brand it launched for Prime members just six weeks ago, saying that it is working to improve the design of the diapers “based on early customer feedback.”
Jan 21, 2015, 3:10 PMIn context
Steven Musil / CNET:
Amazon ends its mobile-wallet beta six months after launch   —  Amazon to fold its mobile-wallet app beta on Wednesday  —  The closure comes amid rocky efforts by tech companies to expand into the financial industry.  —  Amazon will pull the plug on its Amazon Wallet beta on Wednesday …
Jan 21, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context
Alex Ben Block / Hollywood Reporter:
Overstock.com to launch video on demand and video streaming services in mid 2015   —  Overstock.com Taking On Amazon With VOD, Streaming Services  —  MIAMI BEACH — Overstock.com, which says it is second only to Amazon in retail sales on the web, plans to launch VOD and streaming services …
Jan 20, 2015, 4:05 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Amazon announces plans to make movies for theaters, Prime streaming   —  Amazon Studios is going to start making movies, and you'll be seeing them in theaters before they become available for streaming on Prime.  Fresh off Golden Globe wins for its original series Transparent …
Jan 19, 2015, 10:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
EU regulator says Amazon's deal with Luxembourg could amount to unfair subsidy, violate EU law   —  Amazon's Tax Deal With Luxembourg May Break Rules, E.U. Regulator Says  —  BRUSSELS — The European Union's antitrust office on Friday released a preliminary finding that a tax deal between Amazon …
Jan 16, 2015, 4:20 AMIn context

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