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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UPDATED: It's likely that large cloud computing players will have to adopt a security patching cadence similar to the one used by the software industry. In the future, the cloud will have its version of Patch Tuesday.
Amazon is preparing for a massive reboot of EC2 instances across the globe to remedy a security flaw.
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Amazon's gameplan here is pretty clear. It's a 'get people into the ecosystem as fast as possible—and at any cost' move.
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