Techmeme

Results 51 - 60 of about 4834:

Laura Hazard Owen / Gigaom:
In new agreement with Amazon, Hachette will set prices for its ebooks   —  Updated: Amazon and Hachette finally reach deal; Hachette will set its ebook prices  —  Amazon and book publisher Hachette have finally reached a deal in the contentious and public negotiations that have been going on since May …
Nov 13, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Amazon and Hachette Resolve Dispute   —  Amazon and Hachette announced Thursday morning that they have resolved their differences and signed a new multiyear contract, bringing to an official end one of the most bitter publishing conflicts in recent years.  —  Neither side gave details of the deal …
Nov 13, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
AWS has 1M “active” customers, adds new database, an automated deployment tool, a source control service, an encryption keys management service, more   —  AWS: With more than 1 million active customers, we're your stack  —  Summary: Andy Jassy, senior vice president of Amazon Web Services …
Nov 12, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Jeff Barr / Amazon Web Services Blog:
Amazon Aurora - New Cost-Effective MySQL-Compatible Database Engine for Amazon RDS   —  We launched the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) service way back in 2009 to help you to set up, operate, and scale a MySQL database in the cloud.  Since that time, we have added a multitude …
Nov 12, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Amazon Is Expanding Its R&D In Cambridge, U.K., With A Focus On Prime Air Drones And Speech Tech   —  Amazon is expanding its R&D operations in Cambridge, U.K., with a plan to staff out a large research lab — expanding on the foothold it acquired when it bought Cambridge-based speech tech …
Nov 12, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Cloud Drive Gets Its Own API   —  Amazon is working to make its Cloud Drive service more competitive in the crowded online storage market.  After recently bundling free, unlimited photo storage on Cloud Drive for Amazon Prime customers, today the company is going after developers with a new Cloud Drive API.
Nov 11, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Computerworld:
GitHub Enterprise gets big upgrade with AWS support, high availability, more deployment options   —  Today, GitHub Enterprise gets what the company is unofficially calling a “Version 2.0” release, with major new features that make the on-premises code repository more enterprise-friendly.
Nov 11, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Shira Ovide / Wall Street Journal:
Microsoft Chairman Thompson Joins Board of Security Startup Illumio   —  Microsoft Chairman John Thompson is joining the board of security-software startup Illumio, which is developing new ways to protect increasingly sprawling corporate networks.  —  Illumio aims to help companies pinpoint …
Nov 10, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Keith Gessen / Vanity Fair:
How Did Amazon End Up as Literary Enemy No. 1?   —  Amazon's war with publishing giant Hachette over e-book pricing has earned it a black eye in the media, with the likes of Philip Roth, James Patterson, and Stephen Colbert demanding that the online mega-store stand down.
Nov 8, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
LivingSocial Lays Off 400, Eyes Changes to Amazon Relationship   —  Onetime daily-deal darling LivingSocial is cutting a fifth of its staff as the company's new CEO attempts to lay the foundation for a turnaround of the Washington, D.C.-based company.  The company said approximately 400 employees …
Nov 6, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Open source and the cloud: Changing the lives of people with Type 1 diabetes  —  Parents and patients have figured out how to remotely keep watch over glucose levels via smartphones, computers and the Pebble smartwatch running on Microsoft Azure.
Amazon Cognito:
Amazon Cognito - User Identity and Data Synchronization Service  —  Save mobile user data in the cloud and access it even when users are offline.  Get free 10GB storage & 1 Million Syncs per month now.
Amazon WorkSpaces:
Desktop in the cloud with Amazon WorkSpaces  —  Manage secure desktops from multiple devices.  Amazon WorkSpaces is managed, secure & simple.  Scale up and down easily.  Get started today.
Zoho:
Have you found the right contact management tool yet?  —  Can you use an axe to prune roses, or a hacksaw to chop veggies?  —  They may get the job done, but is either of them the right tool for the job?
Igloo:
All the coding ladies  —  Much has been said about women in technology this week as a result of Barbie once again, letting down the female population (or more appropriately, humankind as a whole) …