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Former Microsoft man building 'something secret' at Amazon

Charlie Kindel, who ran Windows Home Server and Windows Phone developer experience, says he's now at Amazon.

Storage wars heat up, as Amazon syncs Cloud Drive

Amazon is stepping up its cloud storage capabilities with a new file-syncing feature that lets you access content across multiple devices.


Walmart mulls crowdsourcing for same-day shipping service

Walmart may take an original angle in the same-day shipping wars by enlisting its customers to help deliver packages beyond major cities.

Amazon to acquire Goodreads book recommendation site will acquire Goodreads, a website that recommends books.


Wachowskis siblings jump on Internet streaming bandwagon with Sense8 for Netflix

The latest addition to premium video-streaming services is a new Sci-Fi series called Sense8 from the Wachowskis, the sibling duo behind The Matrix trilogy and V for Vendetta.


Apple leads consumer cloud storage wars

Apple is dominating the cloud storage wars, followed by Dropbox, Amazon, and Google according to Strategy Analytics "Cloud Media Services" survey.


How to save stories now, read them later on your Amazon Kindle

Amazon offers its own read-it-later feature for Kindle e-reader devices and mobile apps.


Amazon permanently drops prices on its 8.9" Kindle Fire HD tablets

Amazon fired a shot at rival cheap tablet makers Wednesday by dropping the price of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablet to $269 and up.


Authors want a rewrite on Amazon's domain name grab

Both the Authors Guild and retailer Barnes & Noble claim that giving Amazon control over generic domain names like .book and .read would give the online company too much market power.

Bitcoin processor links web shopping carts to's shipping and bitcoin now have an interesting link: A popular e-commerce shopping cart for merchants can now accept bitcoin payments and move orders to Amazon for shipping.