Since launching in late 2014, the speedy-delivery service had only been available through a mobile app.
Amazon launched its same-day delivery service Prime Now way back in 2014 as an app. Finally, two years later, you can order from your desktop too. Read more...
This is the real story (while the NYTimes focuses on the mostly-irrelevant debate about whether Craig Wright is the real inventor of bitcoin) -- Amazon Web Services announces Monday that it will collaborate with New York City-based Digital...Show More Summary
A string of aborted federal prosecutions of alleged "traitors" has the DOJ rethinking its national security strategies. The DOJ went after National Weather Service employee Sherry Chen, who shared public web links about reservoir water funding with a senior Chinese official, who also happened to be Chen's friend. Show More Summary
For years, one of the big knocks against Amazon was its inability or unwillingness to deliver consistent profits. E-commerce is a fickle and seasonal business, and Amazon has often plowed a lot of its income back into infrastructureShow More Summary
Godaddy is one of the biggest and most well known web hosts around. Of course more than just web hosting, GoDaddy also offers an array of marketing services for businesses. What caught my eye about GoDaddy’s announcement was it’s marketing services. Show More Summary
AWS will provide DCG's portfolio companies a secure platform for experimenting with the technology when working with their enterprise customers.
Hulu is developing a subscription service that would stream feeds of popular broadcast and cable TV channels.
The availability of cheap radios, omni-present WiFi and powerful web services means the IoT wave is here to stay. Amazon got into the act with its “do only one thing” Dash button. But a more interesting solution would be an IoT “do it all” button. [Anand] has been working on his 1btn Open Source WiFi connected IoT button for a while. Show More Summary
This post was written by Piyush Mittal. Microsoft’s Azure App Service is a fully managed Platform as a Service for developers that provides features and frameworks to quickly and easily build apps for any platform and any device. InShow More Summary
EveryMatrix announced the upcoming release of its new Web API. The updated API allows the platform to service mobile content. Accordingly, users can supply gaming content to native mobile apps.
Amazon shares are up nearly 10% Friday afternoon, after delivering a solid beat-and-raise quarter. There were a lot of things to like about this quarter: growing profitability, rapid growth of Amazon Web Services, and expansion of its...Show More Summary
Amazon made a profit of $513 million in its most recent quarter, and its Amazon Web Services was the star of the show.
Amazon swung to a better-than-expected first-quarter profit—its largest ever for a quarter—as the company benefited from surging growth in its Web services division.
Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud business again helped the online retailer post a much better-than-expected profit in the first quarter today.
Amazon posted its first-quarter earnings today, and boy did they not disappoint: it beat what analysts were expecting on nearly all fronts, and the stock is up more than 12% after its huge beat. The big one here, in particular, is Amazon Web Services. Show More Summary
Apple has snubbed the messaging trend that Facebook is chasing. Now it can't capitalize on the enormous user base of iMessage at a time when it needs to bet bigger on web services.
I'm a big user of and believer in AWS. It's got lots of components: databases, storage, computing, and lots of things with fanciful names that I don't really understand. I've been using AWS since its inception. Their first service, S3, provided something you couldn't get anywhere else without buying lots of other stuff -- storage. Show More Summary
Investors may be smart to focus on Amazon's surging web services more than its much larger retail business when it reports first-quarter earnings today.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched its data transfer appliance, called Snowball, in Australia. The appliance is part of a holistic service offered by AWS to ease the pain and network demands involved in transferring on-premise data onto the cloud. Here’s what this 23kg ‘suitcase’ can do. More »