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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 vs Oracle: a database war

Amazon vs Oracle: a database war

At the Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference in Las Vegas this week, AWS announced several important services. But most important is Amazon Aurora, a new high-performance database engine.

published November 13, 2014 by

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Five best tablets of all time

Five best tablets of all time

Tablets are taking over the world, and it’s taken them longer than most people realize. The Tablet PC appeared over 12 years ago, and contrary to popular belief there were some pretty good ones. Here are the author’s picks for the top five tablets of all time.

published April 3, 2014 by

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Making Mashups Mobile 2

Jeff Barr, web services evangelist for Amazon, discusses Amazon’s S3, a Simple Storage Service that allows users infinite and scaleable storage on the internet. Barr expands on how Elephant Drive uses this web service and explains how to get started with S3.

published July 10, 2006 by

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Amazon's secret sauce

Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos and author Tim O'Reilly speak at the Web 2.0 conference about the unique ingredients that have made Amazon a successful e-commerce company. Bezos also reveals why Amazon needs to continue innovating.

published October 6, 2004 by

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