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Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon resists FTC request to tighten in-app purchase policy for children   —  Amazon Resisting FTC on Policy Change for In-App Purchases  —  Amazon-FTC Dispute Is Over Limiting Children's Purchases  —  Amazon.com Inc. is bucking a request from the Federal Trade Commission that it tighten …
Jul 2, 2014, 1:20 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon sues former employee for taking Google cloud job, in new test of non-compete deals   —  Amazon is suing a former Amazon Web Services strategic partnerships manager, Zoltan Szabadi, alleging that his new job at Google Cloud Platform violates the terms of a non-compete agreement that he signed when he originally joined Amazon.
Jul 1, 2014, 7:00 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Amazon Launches Its Most Affordable EC2 Instances Yet, But There's A Caveat   —  Amazon today launched its most affordable instances for its EC2 cloud computing service yet.  Starting at just $0.013 per hour ($9.50 per month) for on-demand access (reserved instances are even cheaper) …
Jul 1, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Tyler Hayes / Liisten:
Amazon blames screen saver bug, not ASAP predictive caching feature for extreme Fire TV data usage   —  The Secret Little Problem With Amazon's Fire TV  —  I got a little nervous that something was wrong when I go a notice from my Internet service provider, Cox Cable, saying that I had hit my monthly download cap.
Jun 30, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Cade Metz / Wired:
How Instagram moved the service's more than 20 billion photos from AWS to Facebook servers   —  How Facebook Moved 20 Billion Instagram Photos Without You Noticing  —  Your Instagram photos aren't where they used to be.  —  This spring, even as some 200 million people were using Instagram …
Jun 28, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Shopping App Wish Lands $50 Million Financing Round   —  Wish, a fast-growing mobile-shopping app, raised $50 million from venture-capital investors who believe there is still room for upstarts in an industry dominated by Amazon.com, eBay and Groupon .  —  The funding came from new investor Founders Fund …
Jun 27, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Joe Miller / BBC:
Amazon pressing for new terms in UK, wants to print books itself if publishers run out of stock   —  Amazon ‘bullies’ UK publishers on printing and promotions  —  There are hundreds of publishing companies in the UK  —  Amazon is facing a battle with UK publishers as it seeks to secure …
Jun 26, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon Is Quietly Launching A Local Takeout Service To Rival GrubHub, Seamless And DeliveryHero   —  Amazon has been tipped to launch a local services marketplace this year to rival the likes of Thumbtack, Angie's List and Yelp.  Now one part of that effort looks like it's about to go live …
Jun 25, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Donna Tam / CNET:
New FAA guidelines don't ban Amazon drones, only apply to hobbyists flying model aircraft   —  Amazon: Don't worry, our drones are still preparing for takeoff  —  The Federal Aviation Administration this week released guidelines that explain when hobbyists can fly drones legally.
Jun 25, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Cyanogen expands team in push for open-source Android, hires former HTC, MediaTek and Amazon executives   —  Cyanogen Expands Team in Push for Open Android  —  Cyanogen has quietly expanded its executive ranks to transform its open source Android project into a serious player in the phone business.
Jun 24, 2014, 6:55 PMIn context

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