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Amazon’s Bezos airlifted off Galapagos in health scare

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.  AP FILE PHOTO

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was recovering Saturday after being airlifted off the scenic Galapagos Islands because he was suffering from severe kidney stones, an Ecuadoran official said.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Amazon to compensate customers for late gifts

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Amazon Thursday said it would give $20 gift cards and pay shipping costs for customers affected by problems at UPS and FedEx that delayed some Christmas package deliveries.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Review: New Kindle good contender for Amazon users

This undated photo provided by Amazon shows Amazon's new kindle fire HDX tablet. Amazon is the latest company to unveil new tablets, including a new 7 inch Kindle Fire HDX. AP

Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX tablet resembles Google’s Nexus 7 in many ways — from its light weight to its sharp display. Both tablets run a version of Google’s Android operating system, and they even have the same starting price of $229.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX with 24/7 live help

In this image distributed on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, Amazon.com Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos introduces the all-new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9'', right, and Kindle Fire HDX 7'' tablet in Seattle." AP

Amazon is refreshing its line-up of tablet computers with devices called Kindle Fire HDX. The tablets are significantly faster and weigh less than the previous generation.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Retail titan Amazon expands sales to Android apps

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Online retail titan Amazon on Tuesday began letting developers sell wares in games or other applications tailored for Android-powered gadgets.

Posted: August 28th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Instagram, other sites go down

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Amazon’s unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites.

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Amazon to run digital, print Conde Nast subscriptions

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US magazine publisher Conde Nast said Tuesday it would outsource to online giant Amazon the management of both its print and digital subscriptions.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Amazon, Apple end dispute over ‘Appstore’ name

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Apple dropped its lawsuit Tuesday against rival Amazon for using the term “Appstore” for its online shop for mobile gadget applications.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Amazon.com buys book lovers website Goodreads

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Amazon.com on Thursday announced that it is buying book lovers social network Goodreads in a move that could give Kindle tablets an edge over rival electronic readers.

Posted: March 29th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Amazon launches Kindle content service for kids

This image provided by Amazon shows a new subscription service for children’s games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices. Amazon.com Inc. plans to announce Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 that the Kindle FreeTime Unlimited service will be available in the next few weeks as part of an automatic software update. (AP Photo/Amazon)

Amazon is launching a subscription service for children’s games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices.

Posted: December 5th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Businesses dominate bids for Internet suffixes

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, ICANN, President and Chief Executive Rod Beckstrom speaks on expanding the number of domain name suffixes during a press conference, London, Wednesday. Proposals for Internet addresses ending in ".pizza," ''.space" and ".auto" are among the nearly 2,000 submitted as part of the largest expansion in the online address system. AP/Tim Hales

Amazon.com wants “.joy,” Google wants “.love” and L’Oreal wants “.beauty.” Big brands are behind hundreds of proposals for new Internet addresses, including scores for generic terms such as “cruise,” “.kids” and “.tires.”

Posted: June 14th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Apple denies e-book pricing scheme

Apple on Thursday denied a charge that it schemed with publishers to hike prices for e-books, portraying itself as a hero for prying Amazon’s “monopolistic grip” from the market.

Posted: April 13th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

US sues Apple, others in e-book antitrust suit

The US Justice Department is filing an antitrust suit against Apple and publishers over e-book pricing, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Posted: April 11th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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