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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Amazon is trying hard to catch up with Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft SkyDrive, but this new Windows and Mac app leaves its still staggering in the rear.
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A teardown of the Amazon Kindle Fire, with a sneaky look of what's inside, and how it works.
Barnes & Noble tries to stay competitive with Amazon by showing off its new lineup of ereaders.
Bill Detwiler cracks open the 2011 Amazon Kindle. Inside the pocket-sized e-reader, there's hardware from Freescale, SanDisk, Hynix, and Atheros.
Amazon today took the wraps off its first tablet, the 7-inch color Kindle Fire along with two other new Kindles.
With the summer nearing its end, gadget companies are gearing up for the fall and upcoming holiday season. With the iPhone 5 and Amazon tablet topping the list, here's what we have to look forward to.
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