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2014-07-24 20:22:19

Automated video editing platform Magisto launches optimized experiences for Kindle Fire, Amazon Fire TV, and the new Amazon Fire Phone NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magisto, the cloud-based mobile video platform, today unveiled a new version of Magisto optimized for Amazon's newly announced Fire phone. The Magisto app enables users to easily create movies from videos and photos living on their Fire phone and Kindle Fire, and to access them via the cloud across multiple...

2014-07-24 12:25:13

Travel App Showcases Fire Phone's "Dynamic Perspective" Technology NORWALK, Conn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Priceline.com, a leader in mobile travel and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), announced today the launch of a custom-created hotel search and booking app specially designed for Amazon's new Android-based Fire phone, which launches on July 25. The priceline.com Fire Phone app is available now for free download from the Amazon Appstore....

2014-07-24 08:23:47

Agilex Helps Federal Agencies Architect and Migrate Solutions to the AWS GovCloud (US) CHANTILLY, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilex, a leading provider of mission and technology solutions to the federal government, announced today that it was named an Advanced Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). This certification recognizes partners that have developed advanced Amazon Web Services (AWS) competencies with accredited technical professionals and a minimum of...

2014-07-23 23:21:28

Merger Will Allow Advertisers a Self-Service Portal into PK4 Media’s Propriety Cross-Platform Technology, XPS™ Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 PK4 Media, a performance-based digital media company, today announced it has acquired Prosperio’s programmatic direct platform to further simplify the media buying process for display and video creative across all platforms. The merger will provide digital ad buyers, including agency trading desks, with a self-service portal to buy...

2014-07-23 12:26:59

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO and best-selling author Dan Milstein learned hard lessons working his way to the pinnacle of the sales profession. In his new book, Street Smart Selling, Milstein reaches out to help aspiring salespeople work their way up to join him at the top. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129683 Street Smart Selling, (ISBN 978-0-9835527-7-2 Paperback, 978-0-9835527-8-9 Hardcover, 978-0-9835527-9-6 E-Book, available on Amazon.com...

2014-07-23 08:38:36

Veteran Marketing Official Brings Brand Strategy, Communications Expertise to Toy Industry CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the hiring of new Marketing Director Jennifer Eiselein. A former Amazon senior manager who was instrumental in the launches of the company's Kindle tablets and e-readers, Eiselein will lead VTech's...

2014-07-23 04:21:01

AVG App lets you snooze and turn off your alarm with just a nod or shake of your head AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies, (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 187 million active users, today announced two AVG apps that use Amazon's innovative Dynamic Perspective technology solely created for the new Amazon Fire Phone. The AVG Alarm Clock Xtreme app's alarm clock and stopwatch features are controlled with simple head gestures,...

2014-07-22 16:29:49

Facebook Spending Up 100 Percent As Amazon Tops $1 Million For First Time SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google spent $5.03 million on lobbying in the second quarter of 2014, matching a company record and well ahead of spending by 14 other technology and communications companies, according to records just filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives and analyzed today by Consumer Watchdog. Google's spending matched its record amount for a...

2014-07-22 12:35:01

Of the 500 leading Latin American e-retailers ranked in Internet Retailer's just-published 2014 Latin America 500 guide, 299 are Brazilian and their collective web sales increased 23.44% in 2013. CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Economic growth, broader Internet penetration and the proliferation of inexpensive mobile devices that enable more consumers to shop online are all driving strong e-commerce growth in Latin America in general and Brazil in particular. The country home...

2014-07-22 12:26:11

The Nation's Leading Moviegoer Destination Continues Robust Ticket Sales and Traffic Growth on Mobile -- More than 50% of all Ticket Sales are now on Mobile Devices LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today that it will launch a brand-new movie discovery and ticketing app customized for Amazon's new Fire Phone releasing later this week. The new app extends Amazon's long-term relationship with Fandango, currently...


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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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