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Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Amazon earns $513M in Q1, its biggest profit ever, thanks to fast-growing Amazon Web Services business; stock up more than 9%   —  Amazon Posts Strong Profit, Thanks to Its Cloud  —  SEATTLE — Amazon delivered a blowout quarter on Thursday, joining Facebook as one of the rare bright spots …
Apr 28, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Amazon Web Services generated $604M operating income, revenue up 63% YoY to $2.56B in Q1 2016   —  Amazon Web Services grabs $2.5 billion in revenue in Q1 2016, up 63.8% over last year  —  Amazon today released its earnings statement for the first quarter of the year, and things are looking up …
Apr 28, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Amazon.com:
Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 28% to $29.1 Billion   —  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016.  —  Operating cash flow increased 44% to $11.3 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $7.8 billion …
Apr 28, 2016, 4:14 PMIn context
Joan E. Solsman / The Wrap:
Sources: Amazon Studios is in early-stage talks with VR companies about making original VR content   —  Amazon in Talks to Create Virtual Reality Content (Exclusive)  —  Amazon's Hollywood arm is meeting with companies specializing in VR about its first foray into the emerging, immersive format
Apr 27, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Judge finds Amazon liable for in-app charges racked up by kids   —  A federal court has ruled that Amazon is responsible for charges billed to parents by their kids through in-app purchases.  —  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) first lodged the case against Amazon back in July 2014 …
Apr 27, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Spencer Soper / Bloomberg:
Amazon to bring same-day delivery to Roxbury after criticism that the predominantly black community in Boston had been excluded   —  Amazon to Bring Same-Day Delivery to Roxbury After Outcry  —  Company responds to complaints from Senator, Boston Mayor  —  Amazon.com Inc. said it will bring same …
Apr 26, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
SmartThings poaches Amazon engineering director Robert Parker to oversee future hardware and software development as its new SVP of engineering   —  SmartThings poaches Amazon engineering director to start simplifying the smart home  —  SmartThings has hired Robert Parker away from Amazon …
Apr 25, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Monthly data limits by home broadband providers increasingly forcing consumers to cut back or cancel streaming video services in the US   —  Broadband Data Caps Pressure ‘Cord Cutters’  —  Monthly limits by home Internet providers like Comcast and AT&T force people who stream Netflix or Sling TV to ration Web use
Apr 23, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Office of Inadequate Security:
An unsecured database with 93.4M Mexican voter records found hosted on AWS, now taken offline   —  Personal info of 93.4 million Mexicans exposed on Amazon (UPDATED)  —  In today's installment of “Epic Infosecurity #FAIL,” more than 93.4 million Mexican citizens have had their voter …
Apr 23, 2016, 6:05 AMIn context
Jessica Conditt / Engadget:
Twitch launches Friends feature in limited beta, letting users add up to 500 friends, see when they're online, and send them messages with one click   —  Twitch transforms into a social network with new ‘Friends’ feature  —  It's been happening in subtle increments, but the transformation is nearly complete.
Apr 22, 2016, 11:45 PMIn context

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