Amazon is the leading e-commerce company and has managed to branch out into new markets. The company has expanded its selection via a robust third-party selling network. Meanwhile, Amazon's Kindle is the leading e-reader device, but is facing tough competition from Apple's iPad, Barnes & Noble's Nook and Sony's Reader franchise. Amazon Web Services, the company's enterprise cloud computing unit, is gaining traction.
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The larger HDX tablet boasts some impressive specs and Amazon fans will feel right at home, although others may miss the wider range of apps found elsewhere. Business users will enjoy its e-reader capabilities.
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AWS is slashing Elastic Block Store pricing by as much as 50 percent in select regions.
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Mojang, the parent of Minecraft, said its new multiplayer game---Minecraft Realms---will be built on the AWS cloud.
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You can describe 2013 in four words: NSA, shutdown, twerking, and selfie. Sigh. We need to do better this year. Humanity had better step up its game.
Amazon's preliminary Christmas sales information is in and Linux-powered gear was a holiday-season winner.
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