Imagine if the web worked like this: You’re reading a review of a product and you decide you want to buy it. But you can’t click a link that takes you to an Amazon page. Instead, you have to close your browser, open a different browser, go to the top-level page of Amazon.com, then search […] The post Quixey’s Search Engine Is for Actions Not Words appeared first on WIRED.
When Netflix debuted the binge-worthy first season of House of Cards in 2013, the company that brought down Blockbuster with its DVD-by-mail service ushered in yet another new era of entertainment: the age of quality web television.Show More Summary
Modern data science started at places like Google, Amazon, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Yes, mathematicians have practiced statistical analysis since the early 20th century, looking for new truths in collections of data. But in recent years, the Googles and the Amazons have taken things to a level no one previously imagined. Show More Summary
Gamestop is trying a new tactic as it faces increased competition from the likes of Gamefly, Amazon and other online retailers: it's going oldschool. IGN reports that beginning April 24, the company will once again begin accepting classic consoles for trade-in and sale in 250 of its brick-and-mortar locations around NYC and Birmingham, AL. Show More Summary
New regulation may render illegal a corporate structure used in China by companies like Amazon, Telstra.
The firm's mobile traffic has apparently increased tenfold in less than 18 months
The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes -- which include several book categories -- have been announced. The Fiction prize went to All the Light We Cannot See (by Anthony Doerr; get your copy at Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk). Nice to see The Moor's Account by Laila 'MoorishGirl' Lalami was one of the finalists..... The Criticism prize went to a TV critic.
If you haven't picked up Shadow of Mordor for your favorite console yet, you no longer have an excuse. [Shadow of Mordor, $20] Read more...
AT AMAZON, Best Audiobooks Under $10. Also, Mother’s Day Gifts in Home & Kitchen. Or just buy something for yourself. At the Insta-Daughter’s recommendation, I just bought these Kyocera ceramic knives, and they’re really good, especially for slicing vegetables that are hard to slice.
Exclusive: CenturyLink is getting technology that could help it compete with the likes of Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.
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I just bought one of these sweet little Android tablets for myself, and you may want to take advantage of this special from Amazon too: Kindle Fire HD 7 - only $79.00. The special offer lasts until the end of the day, and the normal price is $139.00 -- so...
For the first time Amazon will be breaking out numbers for its cloud computing wing, Amazon Web Services
Amazon's shopping membership program, Amazon Prime, is growing nicely. The service — which offers free, two-day shipping as well as movie and music streaming, among other things — could have more than 35 million subscribers, according to a new note from analysts at Macquarie Research. Show More Summary
Reposted from Eye on the Amazon Last week, Amazon Watch released The Chevron Tapes, internal Chevron videos leaked to us by a company whistleblower which show the company finding and mocking contamination in areas of the Amazon rainforest...Show More Summary
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Quick heads-up on an Amazon deal that might delight those in the market for a tablet. The company is putting their own Kindle Fire HD 7 on sale for $79.
As part of the Gold Box Deal of the Day, you can pick up an Amazon Fire HD 7 Tablet for as low as $79. A few official accessories are available at a discounted price, too.
Amazon Web Services, the enterprise division of the e-commerce and cloud services giant, has been growing its reach in data warehousing and big data analytics by way of Redshift, a hosted product that it launched in 2012 and is now AWS’s fastest growing product “ever”, according to CTO Werner Vogels. Along with input from AWS’s own in-house engineering teams, it… Read More
Last week, Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure Premium Storage, the choice of storage for demanding workloads. A week before that, at the AWS Summit, Amazon has launched a new storage type on the public cloud called Elastic File System. Both these announcements have a positive impact on the [...]