Data visualisation company Duckboard's was on the verge of closure until a casual email changed the company's destiny entirely.
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The recent announcement of the Amazon Echo took many by surprise. The company signed up those interested in buying one, and purchase invites are now going out.
A top Amazon executive has admitted the company missed the boat when it comes to the Amazon Fire Phone, and the original price point may have been to blame.
Since foreigners can't be majority-owned retailers in India, the state of Karnataka has heavily taxed Amazon, pointing to a warehouse as proof of its operations. The company says it is merely providing a storage service. Either way, the whole affair has put a stain on India's booming e-commerce landscape.
Amazon has sealed the deal on Twitch, a game-streaming service the company says is an "awesome" cultural fit.
Reports suggest the mobile payment startup is in talks to raise funds at a company valuation of $6 billion, strengthening its position against rivals including PayPal and Amazon.
Amazon plans to buy video game community Twitch in a move that'll give the company more touch points with its customers.
In a strongly-worded email to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Village Roadshow Co-CEO Graham Burke has said the company will not attend an upcoming public forum on copyright infringement because it will be dominated by "crazies".
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels, chief of Amazon Web Services, says hybrid cloud is important to the company. He also discusses AWS' approach to legacy infrastructure, big data and mobile.
UPDATED: The FTC alleges that the in-app charges debate has been an internal struggle at Amazon for some time now, citing internal company emails referring to the situation as a "house on fire."
Instagram actually isn't the first (or last) Facebook property to have kept its cloud infrastructure over at Amazon Web Services rather than moving it over to its parent company.
Amazon has some inventive features in its Fire smartphone, but the company needs developers to gravitate the Dynamic Perspective and Firefly SDKs.
The CEO of Connectria Hosting talks about how his company is competing with big cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.
Amazon will reportedly woo smartphone buyers with 3D effects and navigation with gestures and tilting. The company will have to have flawless software right away to overcome a learning curve.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the company is well on its way to delivering future generations of its octocopters in preparation for clearance by regulators.
Recent moves from Google on the enterprise cloud computing front indicate that the company is dedicated to challenging Amazon Web Services. The Google surge comes after laying low for almost a year.
After revelations that it had inspected a Hotmail customer's email as part of an internal investigation, Microsoft announced new rules last week. This week, following "uncomfortable" criticism of that policy, the company announced new rules: no inspections without a warrant.
Yes, as in 500,000TB, or half an exabyte. And it is a small company - not the NSA or Amazon - building it. Big data is closer, smaller and cheaper than you imagine.
The company has issued a warning that a malicious email campaign is underway using Adobe software licenses as a lure. Adobe calls it a phishing attack, but other reports say it contains a malware attachment.
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