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.
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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.
The computer giant will continue as an enterprise supplier while a second company will contain the PC and printer businesses.
The company says its 27-inch curved LCD display provides a more immersive viewing experience for PC gaming and video streaming.
Lenovo believes the company still has a place in the PC market, and says the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will play a role in helping it grow in that space.
The new notebooks are the first introduced since the company announced it was shifting its PC focus away from consumers.
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.
John Akers, who had died aged 79, was CEO and president of IBM when the company lost control of the PC business, and made the biggest annual loss in its history.
Everyone knows the PC market has been in decline for the past few years. But one segment of that market is doing spectacularly well, and one company has managed to carve out enviable sales and profits by dominating that niche. Guess who?
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 next couple of years will be crucial for Microsoft, but I believe that the company has what it takes to surprise us, and that it still has a good chance of transforming itself into a company that can rise to the challenges and changes thrown up by the post PC era.
The CEO of Connectria Hosting talks about how his company is competing with big cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.
Korean company moves focus to mobile in wake of declining PC market.
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.
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