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Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Amazon makes an undisclosed investment in cloud services company Acquia   —  Amazon has made a rare investment in Acquia, a Burlington, Mass.-based digital marketing company that operates on Amazon's cloud services.  The undisclosed investment piggybacks on a $50 million round closed …
Aug 13, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Launches A Live App Testing Service For Android And Kindle Fire Developers   —  Apple acquired TestFlight, a popular mobile app testing service earlier this year, and today Amazon is stepping up to compete with its own mobile app testing service aimed at developers targeting the Amazon Appstore.
Aug 13, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Amazon Goes After Square in the Way It Knows Best: Pricing   —  Amazon unveiled its long-awaited credit card reader on Wednesday, pitting it against Square and other companies in the battle to provide small businesses with an easier and cheaper way to accept credit card and debit card purchases.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Daniel Cooper / Engadget:
Amazon introduces its $10 mobile card reader, Local Register, and undercuts Square and PayPal transaction fees   —  Amazon undercuts Square and PayPal with its own mobile card reader  —  Square's grand plan to democratize credit card payments has inspired a clutch of imitators, the latest of which is Amazon.
Aug 13, 2014, 4:55 AMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Private cloud group Platform9 launches in beta with $4.5M series A from Redpoint Ventures   —  VMware Vets Get $4.5M In Series A To Launch Private Cloud Management Platform  —  Back in 2009 I saw a talk by then VMware CTO Steve Herrod, now a partner at General Catalyst Partners …
Aug 12, 2014, 12:40 AMIn context
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
Amazon retail partners with direct distribution deals get special privileges, can limit sales of their products by resellers   —  Amazon Picks Favorites With Brands in ‘Pay to Play’ Move  —  Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is giving special privileges to companies that sell their wares directly through …
Aug 10, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
Chris Tribbey / Home Media Magazine:
Amazon halts disc preorders of some Disney titles in an apparent contract dispute   —  Disney Disc Preorders Disappear From Amazon  —  The preorder option for most every title from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has been removed on Amazon, in an apparent repeat of what Warner Home Video went through earlier this summer.
Aug 10, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon responds to “Authors United” with letter encouraging authors to email Hachette's CEO   —  Amazon Aims at Publisher Hachette's CEO in Contract Dispute  —  Calls on Authors to Email CEO, Pressure Him to Agree to Terms  —  Amazon.com Inc. stepped up the war of words …
Aug 9, 2014, 11:25 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
CBS will produce new shows for streaming services, says CEO Moonves   —  Coming to the Internet: Shows From CBS That You Won't See on CBS  —  CBS is working on shows that you won't see on CBS.  Instead, the plan is for you to see them on the Internet, via video services like Netflix or Amazon's Prime Instant Video.
Aug 9, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Amazon has an advantage over Google Express/B&N because it owns the customer relationship   —  Why Google Express, B&N vs. Amazon is apples and oranges  —  Summary: Google Express may prove to give Amazon a run, but ultimately the customer relationship will win out.  Advantage Amazon.
Aug 7, 2014, 4:35 PMIn context

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