News tagged ‘amazon’
Monday, 20 Jan 2014
If flying drones are too far-fetched for you, Amazon plans to reduce delivery time for customers by pre-emptively moving goods to shipping hubs near potential buyers. Once these buyers confirm their purchases, those goods can be delivered to them with less delay.
Monday, 2 Dec 2013
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently said on 60 Minutes that the company is toying with the idea of using drones to send customers their purchases.
Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013
The NVIDIA GRID technology is now available from Amazon Web Services (AWS) through its newly announced Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) G2 instance, delivering GPU acceleration to users running graphics-intensive applications and games in the cloud.
Thursday, 25 Apr 2013
According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Amazon is planning to launch its own television set-top box. This TV-based device can be viewed as a natural extension to Amazon Instant Video that is an video-on-demand service currently only available in the United States.
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
According to app analytics company Localytics for Android devices, the US accounts for 59 percent of Google's tablet market. Furthermore, one out of three Android tablets in the US is a Kindle Fire from Amazon.
Friday, 11 Jan 2013
Online retailer Amazon has launched an auto-ripping service which stores free digital copies of selected CDs purchased from its store. Customers can access the music via Amazon's Cloud Player or mobile apps.
Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012
According to Taiwan Economic News, the online retail giant has allegedly contracted Foxconn to built its Kindle smartphone and will have therm ready for a mid-2013 launch.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amazon VP Gregory Hart have been awarded a patent that outlines a number of innovative solutions to protect portable devices from hard impacts.
Monday, 3 Dec 2012
In an attempt to compete with Amazon's discount on cloud based services, Google slashes its cloud pricing by over 30 percent.
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012
Amazon.com raised US$3 billion on Monday by selling its bonds after a hiatus of more than decade.