Post Tagged with: "Amazon"

India’s E-commerce giant Flipkart Raises $1 Billion to go Mobile
/ July 30, 2014 11:47 am
India’s E-commerce giant Flipkart Raises $1 Billion to go Mobile

VentureBeat reports “Flipkart, online vendor of everything from cookware to flat screen TVs, is quickly moving into mobile, not unlike its U.S. lookalike, Amazon.”. Read More

Apple Secretly Purchased “Pandora for Books” Startup BookLamp to Battle Amazon
/ July 28, 2014 11:21 am
Apple Secretly Purchased “Pandora for Books” Startup BookLamp to Battle Amazon

TechCrunch reports “Apple has made another acquisition, one that it is using to boost its e-books effort and “beat Amazon at its own game.” . Read More

Amazon Reportedly Targets Square with its Own Credit Card Reader
/ July 28, 2014 11:21 am
Amazon Reportedly Targets Square with its Own Credit Card Reader

VentureBeat reports “All of a sudden, Amazon’s new mobile wallet makes a lot more sense as the online retailer is apparently planning to launch its own credit card reader next month, a la Square and PayPal, according to leaked Staples documents discovered by 9to5Mac.” . Read More

Amazon’s Fire Phone is a Nice Gear, with some not very useful Parlor Tricks
/ July 28, 2014 11:21 am
Amazon’s Fire Phone is a Nice Gear, with some not very useful Parlor Tricks

VentureBeat reports “The phone went on sale yesterday at $199 with a two-year contract, or $650 without the contract.”. Read More

Amazon will spend $100 Million on New, Original Shows in Q3
/ July 25, 2014 11:08 am
Amazon will spend $100 Million on New, Original Shows in Q3

VentureBeat reports “Amazon is keen to keep pressure on Netflix in the competition to create new, original, and web-only video content.” . Read More

Amazon Expands Prime Music Catalog by “Hundreds of Thousands” Of Songs
/ July 24, 2014 11:41 am
Amazon Expands Prime Music Catalog by “Hundreds of Thousands” Of Songs

TechCrunch reports “One of the major complaints with Amazon Prime Music, the company’s new streaming music service bundled in with its Amazon Prime membership program, was its lack of song selection, and especially current hits.” . Read More

Magisto Video Application Now for New Amazon Fire Smartphone
/ July 24, 2014 11:41 am
Magisto Video Application Now for New Amazon Fire Smartphone

Magisto, the cloud-based mobile video platform, today announced a new version of Magisto optimized for Amazon's newly announced Fire smartphone. The Magisto app enables users to compose movies from photos and videos living on their Fire smartphone and Kindle Fire and access them using the cloud across many devices including the Amazon Fire TV. . Read More

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