A number of high-profile Amazon Web Services (AWS) outages temporarily brought down services by customers like Netflix and Pinterest in June.
The Web is all abuzz today with rumors about an upcoming smartphone from Amazon.com.
GameCircle allows users to track in-game awards, view leaderboards, and save their game progress online.
Amazon offers the greatest number of options for accessing content; iTunes has the largest amount content but lacks streaming options, and Google Play needs to catch up on its licensing deals.
The office supply chain expects to ship the tablet on July 12. It's selling only the 16GB version--for $249.
Recent cloud and tablet announcements by Microsoft and Google seem to put Amazon directly in the crosshairs of two powerhouses.
Analysis: The key attribute of small tablets that will drive them into mainstream use is low cost.
Talk of an Amazon phone has been circulating since the online retailer began selling smartphone apps for Android phones in early 2011, but now reports say Amazon is talking with manufacturers.
Severe storms wiping out power to 2 million people in the eastern US cause an outage of Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud in northern Virginia.