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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google buys Orbitera, a platform for buying and selling cloud-based software; source says Google paid $100M+   —  Google today announced another acquisition that will help the company improve how it competes against Amazon's AWS, Salesforce and Microsoft in the area of enterprise services …
Aug 8, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Nikkei:
Sources: Amazon Japan raided by Japan's Fair Trade Commission on anti-trust grounds, suspected of having forced price-fixing on partners   —  TOKYO — Amazon Japan's offices were raided by Japan's anti-monopoly watchdog agency on suspicion of having unfairly forced retailers to favor …
Aug 8, 2016, 2:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Wal-Mart's $3B acquisition of Jet.com would require Jet founder Marc Lore to head the retailer's online division for several years   —  Marc Lore said to stay to run retailer's e-commerce division  —  Purchase for $3 billion would help Wal-Mart challenge Amazon
Aug 6, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Alan Boyle / GeekWire:
Amazon unveils its first freighter “Prime Air” jet, the first of twenty to be leased from Atlas Air, in addition to the twenty leased from ATSG   —  The first freighter jet to carry the Amazon brand is primed for its public debut in Seafair's sunny skies, after making a stealthy flight …
Aug 5, 2016, 12:35 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Blake Krikorian, co-founder of Sling Media and former board member at Amazon, has died at 48   —  The Slingbox founder had been involved with Microsoft, Amazon and dozens of startups  —  Blake Krikorian, longtime and much beloved Silicon Valley entrepreneur, died yesterday.
Aug 4, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Wal-Mart is in talks to buy online retailer Jet.com; one source says Jet.com could be valued at up to $3B in private markets   —  Jet.com launched one year ago and raised more than $500 million  —  Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy online discount retailer Jet.com Inc. …
Aug 3, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Alabama-based Shipt raises $20M Series A to challenge Instacart, Amazon, and Google in fresh food delivery, after becoming profitable in most of its markets   —  Nestled in a valley between the two tailing ends of the Appalachian foothills, the southern city of Birmingham …
Aug 1, 2016, 11:00 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon reaches new high of 268,900 employees — skyrocketing 47% in just one year   —  Amazon said it added approximately 23,700 employees worldwide in the second quarter, bringing its total employment to 268,900.  —  Amazon's headcount has grown by a staggering amount over the last few years.
Jul 29, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Earning $857M in Q2, Amazon posts record profit for the third straight quarter   —  Yes, that Amazon.  —  Amazon — yes, Amazon — is on a profits streak.  —  The company with the long-time reputation on Wall Street as a money-loser just revealed a record-setting quarterly profit for the third straight quarter.
Jul 28, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Amazon Web Services posts $2.88 billion in revenue in Q2 2016, up 58% from last year   —  Ecommerce company Amazon today disclosed that its Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud division generated $2.88 billion in revenue in the second quarter of this year.  That's 58 percent more than AWS generated in the second quarter of 2015.
Jul 28, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context

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