Amazon Inc. plans to sell email technology to businesses beginning later this year as it tries to keep pace with competitors in the cloud computing industry.
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Attention Illinois online shoppers. You only have a few days left before Amazon starts tacking your state's 6.25 percent sales tax onto your purchases. This coming Sunday, Feb. 1, Illinois will become the 24th state in which the giant online retailer will collect sales tax. Show More Summary
Someone gave me an Amazon gift certificate last month, which I used to buy ecologist and science journalist Curt Stager's 2014 book Your Atomic Self: The Invisible Elements That Connect You to Everything Else in the Universe. I'm a few chapters into it, and it's lovely. Show More Summary
People love free shipping, even if retailers don’t necessarily love it so much. For customers who don’t have Prime memberships, Amazon’s free shipping on orders of $35 or more is a popular policy. Yet if one item in a customer’s cart ships from a third-party seller, it doesn’t count toward that $35 total. Amazon has now changed this policy…but … [More]
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Continuing its focus on enterprise, AWS announced a new managed email and calendaring service called Amazon WorkMail. It replaces traditional on-premises corporate email servers powered by Microsoft Exchange and IBM Notes…
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It makes a certain amount of sense, from a consumer standpoint: companies like Amazon, Scribd and Oyster are offering services where you pay $10 a month and get unlimited books. The author or publisher gets a fee, only if the reader gets past a certain point in the book. But the Economist says "Spotify for books" probably won't take off soon. Read more...
Amazon's new WorkMail service could take on Microsoft Outlook and Gmail as the next big thing in enterprise email.
Amazon is once again adding to its business-suite arsenal, this time with the announcement of WorkMail, the company’s new email and calendar service, according to a report by the Wall Street…
New service pits Amazon head-to-head with Google, Microsoft on cloud services.
Amazon has a new product called WorkMail debuting today (via Forbes), which is an email and calendaring service that aims to provide those tools for corporate customers. The tech is based on Amazon Web Services, and aims to best the reigning champs (which include Microsoft, and to a lesser extent, Google) in terms of ease of use and security. Show More Summary
Square Enix is preparing to launch the Ultimate Action Triple Pack and Ultimate Stealth Triple Pack for PS3 and Xbox 360 in North America this year, according to listings on Amazon spotted by @Wario64. The Action Triple Pack includes Tomb Raider, Jus...
Amazon is launching a corporate email and calendar service called WorkMail to take on Microsoft and Google, Forbes contributor Ben Kepes reports. "Customers are not happy with their current email solution,” Adam Selipsky, an executive with Amazon Web Services, told the Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary
As if Amazon doesn’t do everything already, The Wall Street Journal reports today that it’s also getting into providing corporate email service. The new service, named WorkMail, offers email and calendar hosting services aimed to take on Microsoft and Google for a slice of the work email market. Show More Summary
Ever bent on competing with everyone, Amazon launched an email service called WorkMail this morning. The new service is exclusively for the workplace — not personal use. Amazon will be charging subscription fees of $4 a month for each account on WorkMail, prices that are in keeping with both Office 365 and Google Apps for […]
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Innovation is as American as apple pie. Consider that as of the writing of this post, there are 69,665 books for sale on Amazon on the topic of innovation. Why is it that something so favored, of so much apparent interest, and so linked to growth is so hard to make happen? We all know that innovation is easy to talk about, hard to deliver. Show More Summary