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2014-06-19 08:33:21

Software service provider establishes its West Coast office in Seattle SEATTLE and ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Line Software, a premier provider of software development and technology enablement services, expanded its presence in the US by adding Seattle to the list of its global locations. For First Line Software, a fast growing global technology service provider, the Seattle office comes in addition to its other points of presence in the United...

2014-06-18 23:02:09

“AT&T Mobility appears to be the exclusive carrier. FirePhone can be successful even if they don’t win against Apple and Samsung,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Today, Amazon.com announced their new Fire Phone smartphone, says Bloomberg on the Dallas News, June 18. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “This Fire Phone is less about competing with iPhone and Galaxy and more about helping Amazon.com continuing to build...

As Expected, E-Commerce Giant Amazon Unveils New Fire Phone
2014-06-18 15:32:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Was there really any surprise in the announcement that Amazon.com would release a smartphone? The news had been expected and on Wednesday the e-commerce giant made it official at a splashy event in Seattle. "Can we build a better phone for our most engaged customers?" asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the event as reported by CNN/Money. "Can we build a better phone for Amazon Prime members? Well, I'm excited to tell you that the answer is...

2014-06-17 08:37:38

From Social to Search, Apple Attracts Students with Free Shipping, while Gap Charms with Personalization of School Uniforms NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PM Digital, the digital business of Paradysz, today released its 4(th) annual Back to School Trend Report revealing more than three of every five Back to School dollars are spent on college-bound students with online shoppers stealing 37% of this market as the online college segment spends over $1,100 per family. According to the...

2014-06-17 08:21:05

Manufacturing Connector Lisa Anderson conducts research study to measure the impact Amazon has on service standards and how manufacturers and distributors should prioritize offerings. CLAREMONT, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group and a supply chain management expert, reports that over two-thirds of manufacturers and distributors participating in her service gaps research study have reported having to respond to the elevated service...

Amazon Triples Number Of Apps Available On Its Appstore
2014-06-16 14:40:49

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Move over Apple; Amazon could now proclaim it has an "app for that." On Monday the e-commerce giant announced that its Appstore has more than 240,000 apps and games, which is almost triple what it had last year. This announcement comes ahead of the expected official unveiling of Amazon's smartphone launch on Wednesday. Amazon said that developers continue to report strong monetization from the apps already offered on the Amazon...

Amazon Could Announce Direct Retail Link With New Smartphone
2014-06-16 09:32:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The new smartphone from Amazon is still just in the rumor stage and likely will remain so until Wednesday when an official announcement is expected. However, the New York Times on Sunday offered some details on what we might expect and all indications are that it could be a device that allows for greater connectivity between the handset and the Amazon.com retail site. Breaking into the mobile phone business hasn't been an easy thing to...

2014-06-16 08:34:09

MIAMI, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enables 2,000 OnApp clouds to share compute resources via the OnApp Federation, so applications can be deployed globally through any local OnApp cloud provider Today at HostingCon 2014 [http://www.hostingcon.com ], OnApp [http://onapp.com ] announced the ability for cloud providers to share compute resources (CPU, RAM and storage) through the OnApp Federation [http://onapp.com/federation ], so that their customers can deploy...

2014-06-16 08:32:40

Amazon customers can now find and fix AWS security risks and vulnerabilities in minutes SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Evident.io is pleased to announce general availability of its new Evident Security Platform (ESP) for AWS. ESP for AWS is a Security-as-a-Service offering that provides continuous security monitoring and remediation guidance for Amazon Web Services. ESP enables effective, continuous risk management for cloud infrastructures of all sizes --...

2014-06-12 23:05:37

Cupcake Digital, Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are bringing the RIO film franchise to soccer fans everywhere. The RIO 2 Sky Soccer app will be available for download to mobile devices today, and features an interactive story, two soccer-themed interactive games and coloring pages featuring favorite characters from the film, which is currently in theaters and will be available on DVD Blu-ray July 15, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Cupcake Digital, Inc. and...

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Kindle Fire HD
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire HD is the second generation of Amazon’s Kindle Fire. It comes in three versions, the 7 inch, and the 8.9 inch touch screens, and a 4G version. They were released on September 14, 2012 in the 7-inch, November 16, 2012 in the 8.9-inch, and a 8.9-inch 4G enabled version released on November 18, 2012. The 7-inch and the 8.9-inch have 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage and the 8.9-inch 4G LTE has 32 GB or 64 GB of storage. It has a front facing camera for photo capture, and...

Kindle Fire
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer that was released in the United States on November 15, 2011. On September 7, 2012, updates became available to areas where the Amazon website is accessible. The Kindle Fire has a color seven-inch multi-touch touchscreen; it can be used to stream movies and TV shows, read Kindle e-books, and includes access to the Amazon Appstore. Amazon’s tactic for offering the Kindle Fire at such a low cost, was to make their profits from the sale of the...

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