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2014-07-10 23:12:19

Jonathan Goodman, the President of Halyard Consulting, discussed the impact of mobile shopping scanners on small retail businesses in his weekly podcast The World of Internet Marketing. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 In this week's podcast of The World of Internet Marketing, Jonathan Goodman, president of Halyard Consulting, spoke about Amazon’s new smartphone the Amazon Fire. He specifically focused on one feature that is part of the Fire, the Firefly, and its impact on...

2014-07-10 12:28:39

No Password or Other Indication of Parental Consent Was Required for Charges in Kids' Apps; Internal E-mail Referred to Situation as "House on Fire" WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amazon.com, Inc. has billed parents and other account holders for millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint filed today in federal court. The FTC's lawsuit seeks a court order requiring refunds to...

2014-07-10 08:31:36

Cloudian HyperStore® Software Integrates Seamlessly with Amazon S3 Cloud for Unlimited Scalability, Simple Auto-Tiering, and Complete S3 Application Compatibility SEATTLE and FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ:AMZN)-- Cloudian, Inc., the leading provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions, today announced that it is partnering with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, in a major leap forward in giving enterprise customers unmatched data...

2014-07-09 08:34:16

New AWS log management and real-time analytics integration provides a single dashboard for monitoring and alerting on system and application log data BOSTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Logentries, the most connected log management and analytics service, today announced a new partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), providing centralized monitoring and alerting for CloudTrail, CloudWatch and system log data. As a new AWS CloudTrail partner, Logentries enables recording of AWS API calls,...

2014-07-08 23:11:29

AWS Summit NYC to Feature Cloud Big-Data-as-a-Service Platform from Qubole Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Qubole™, a leading provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, is pleased to announce sponsorship of the AWS Summit on July 10th in New York City. “We are excited to continue our strong presence in the data scene of New York,” said Geoff Lunsford, the Senior Director of Worldwide Sales at Qubole. In the last twelve months, Qubole has participated in...

2014-07-08 08:36:03

Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), Fidelity Growth Partners, and Existing Shareholders Including Intel Capital Invest to Help Cloudian Advance New Hybrid Cloud Initiatives and Accelerate Expansion into Global Enterprise Markets SAN FRANCISCO and TOKYO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudian, Inc., the leading provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions, today announced that it has closed a $24 million financing round with new investors, INCJ and Fidelity Growth Partners,...

2014-07-08 08:35:31

- A Welcoming Business Model and Platform for Online Sellers SHENZHEN, China, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JMWant, one of China's most welcomed Manufacturers to Business (M2B) platforms, launched over 3,000 new products for the coming 2014 summer on June 26th, which attracted over 1,500 buyers to visit. JMWant opened in 2005 and now has close relationships with more than 5,000 suppliers and attracts about 8,000 visits a day. As for its great success, JMWant's CEO Michael Luo says,...

2014-07-05 23:00:20

BlackBerry will both compete with and partner with Amazon.com and their Fire Phone, says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 BlackBerry said the Amazon Appstore will be available on the new BlackBerry 10.3 OS for their smartphones when it launches later this fall, says Investors Business Daily, June 18. Amazon.com has also announced their entry into the smartphone marketplace with their Fire Phone which operates on AT&T Mobility. Industry...

2014-07-04 23:00:16

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Consumer Attitudes and Online Retail Dynamics in China, 2013-2018" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 “Consumer Attitudes and Online Retail Development in China, 2013-2018” is the result of extensive market research covering the online retail industry in China. It provides the magnitude, growth, share, and dynamics of the online retail market in China. It is an essential tool for companies active across China's...

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2014-07-03 04:58:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon.com is apparently standing its ground and could look to take on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over a request that the ecommerce retailer tighten its policies for purchases made by children when using mobile applications. The paper reported that Amazon said in a letter to the FTC that it was prepared to "defend our approach in court." The retailer took this course of action...

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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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