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Amazon Web Services launches new certification program

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a Global Certification Program, which will allow solutions architects, systems operations administrators, and developers to get proof of their cloud know-how.

HP could bury TouchPad fiasco with $169 Slate 7 tablet

Hewlett-Packard in the next few days will ship the $169 Slate 7, the company's first product for the consumer tablet market since the spectacular failure of the WebOS-based TouchPad in 2011.

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Amazon plans own set-top box for fall, report claims

After conquering the low end of the tablet market with the Kindle Fire, Amazon may be getting ready to invade the living room with a television set-top box.

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Amazon's Android Appstore to become available in 200 more countries

Amazon.com continues the global expansion of its Appstore by announcing that developers can submit their apps for sale in another 200 countries around the world.

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Amazon slashes $20 off the 32GB Kindle Fire HD's price tag

Amazon's 32GB Kindle Fire HD has already undercut most of the competition, and the company just reduced its price by another 20 percent.

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How to make the most of free Amazon business services

If you avoid some gotchas and keep a close eye on resource usage, you can have a handy server in the Amazon cloud for free.

Amazon upgrades Elastic Beanstalk for .Net applications

Amazon Web Services' Elastic Beanstalk for .Net applications now supports configuration files to simplify cloud setup and integration with Amazon's private cloud and relational database.

Amazon Web Services and Google lower cloud pricing

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has lowered the cost of running Windows on its cloud, while Google announced a reduction on all Compute Engine pricing. Google has also expanded the number of virtual servers users can choose from and made its cloud more Euro friendly.

Amazon's AutoRip now offers MP3s to vinyl snobs

Amazon's AutoRip provides free 256 kbps MP3 tracks for every song on a vinyl album purchased from Amazon, and automatically adds them to its Cloud Player online storage.

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Amazon Cloud is great, but not for business

The addition of file syncing makes Amazon Cloud a formidable competitor in the cloud storage arena, and a great choice specifically for mainstream Amazon customers.