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2011-06-09 12:11:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Datapipe, a leading provider of managed services and infrastructure for IT and cloud computing, today announced that it will sponsor the 2011 Amazon Web Services Summit, being held June 10th in New York City, June 14th in London and June 21st in San Francisco. These regional events will feature a keynote address by Amazon.com Chief Technology Officer, Werner Vogels, customer presentations, how-to sessions, and tracks specifically designed for...

2009-08-06 11:37:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education announced today that it has expanded its strategic alliance with Amazon.com, Inc., to introduce the publisher's higher education content on Kindle and Kindle DX, Amazon's portable readers that wirelessly download books, blogs, magazines and newspapers to a high-resolution electronic paper display. This collaboration builds upon the wide range of McGraw-Hill Professional titles, which have been available through the digital device since...

2009-08-04 07:00:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panasonic, a leader in High Definition technology and built-in TV web entertainment, announced today that Amazon Video On Demand is now available on its full line of 2009 VIERA CAST(TM)-enabled Blu-ray Disc players. Current owners of Panasonic's 2009 Blu-ray Disc players automatically received a free software update today and can begin enjoying the service immediately when they register their VIERA CAST Blu-ray Disc Player with Amazon...

2009-04-22 07:00:00

VIERA CAST(TM) Functionality Now Includes Access To Amazon Video On Demand's Extensive Selection of Movies & TV Shows Including Over 500 High Definition Titles SECAUCUS, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panasonic, a leader in High Definition technology and built-in TV web entertainment announced today that the Amazon Video On Demand service is now available on Panasonic's VIERA CAST(TM) enabled HDTVs. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090422/NY03078) Bringing...

2008-11-12 09:00:18

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is giving customers easy and convenient access to low prices, great deals and helpful holiday tips with new features like Text Alerts for Daily Deals (www.amazon.com/gp/anywhere/sms/goldbox). Customers can now sign up for a daily text alert, featuring the popular Amazon.com Deal of the Day, sent directly to their mobile phone. Customers can then reply-to-buy with the text command "buygb" or follow the link in the text message to the Amazon mobile Web site to...

2008-11-11 09:00:18

With just a week to go before the release of "WALL-E" on DVD, Amazon.com is offering the Disney-Pixar's blockbuster animated film for immediate pre-order. This highly anticipated film will be released on Nov. 18, 2008, and customers who pre-order and select "Two-day" or "One-day" shipping will have their order arrive on the date of release. Amazon Prime customers who select "Two-day" shipping will receive Release-Date Delivery for free. In addition, the first 100,000 customers who order...

2008-11-06 06:00:09

IMDb.com,Inc., the authoritative source of information on movies, TV and celebrities, and a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced the launch of its German language Website, www.imdb.de. IMDb created the IMDb.de site specifically to help German-speaking movie and TV lovers easily find information for their favorite films, TV shows and celebrities. Like its parent site IMDb.com, IMDb.de features details and facts for over 1.3 million titles, including 35,000 German...

2008-11-03 09:00:15

Amazon.com has launched "Frustration-Free Packaging," a new initiative designed to make it easier for customers to liberate products from their packages. Amazon is focusing first on two kinds of items: those enclosed in hard plastic cases known as "clamshells" and those secured with plastic-coated wire ties, commonly used in toy packaging. Frustration-Free Packaging is being launched in the U.S. with 19 bestselling products from leading manufacturers including Fisher-Price, Mattel,...

2008-10-29 06:00:17

Audible Limited, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced it has released The Bluffer's Guides, as a new and direct-to-download audio product on Audible.co.uk. Published in print by Oval Books, the 5 million-selling titles have never before been made available in audio until now. The highly successful Bluffer's Guides are friendly, concise and witty guides to fascinating and often complex topics, full of British humour and sure to entertain. Audible.co.uk initially...

2008-10-09 03:00:22

Amazon Web Services LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that it will lower prices for the Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) effective November 1, 2008. New tiered pricing will offer significant volume discounts so customer costs will continue to decrease as their storage volume grows. As always, there is no minimum fee, no long term commitment, and developers pay only for what they use. Amazon S3 is storage for the Internet. It provides a simple web...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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