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Everything you need to know about today’s Amazon Kindle event in LA

Everything you need to know about today’s Amazon Kindle event in LA

At today’s Amazon Kindle event in LA, the ecommerce giant has made a number of announcements, including the new Kindle Paperwhite, an updated Kindle Fire and a brand new Kindle Fire HD. Here’s everything you need to know, now that the event has just come to a close: Kindle Paperwhite -- Previously rumored to launch ...

Pogoplug launches Amazon Glacier-powered cloud storage service

Pogoplug launches Amazon Glacier-powered cloud storage service

It’s only been a couple weeks since Amazon launched its low-cost Glacier service for infrequently accessed data, but storage solutions provider Pogoplug is ready to take advantage of it. The company’s Family and Team services both make use of Glacier while cutting down on its retrieval times. Pogoplug touts the new ...

Samsung Sells 20M+ Galaxy S IIIs In 100 Days: A Benchmark Or A Red Herring For Apple, Nokia, Amazon?

Samsung Sells 20M+ Galaxy S IIIs In 100 Days: A Benchmark Or A Red Herring For Apple, Nokia, Amazon?

Nokia and Motorola had their day in the device spotlight yesterday, and today it is Amazon’s turn, with Apple’s next week. So in the middle of all of this, just to make sure we don’t forget about it, Samsung has released some numbers on sales of its newest smartphone, the Galaxy S III. Samsung says it has sold over 20 ...

With rumored phone, Amazon wants to be on all screens

With rumored phone, Amazon wants to be on all screens

At a press event on Thursday, Amazon is widely expected to launch both an updated Kindle Fire tablet as well as a new e-ink reader. Those may only prepare the stage for an Amazon smartphone, however. Sources tell The Verge that Amazon will show off a smartphone of its own that follows the same strategy as the Kindle Fire: ...

Eureka! Netflix makes Amazon more reliable with open source software

Eureka! Netflix makes Amazon more reliable with open source software

Netflix is a big user of Amazon's cloud infrastructure services—such a big user, in fact, that it has built multiple software programs that make Amazon resources more reliable. Recently, Netflix described its "Chaos Monkey," which randomly takes Amazon virtual machines offline to help engineers identify network ...

Source: Barnes & Noble prepping Nook Tablet followup with ‘incredible display’ for fall release

Source: Barnes & Noble prepping Nook Tablet followup with ‘incredible display’ for fall release

This week may belong to Amazon and whatever information the mega-retailer decides to drop on our heads tomorrow at its press conference in Santa Monica, but Barnes & Noble's apparently won't be letting the Kindle maker hog the spotlight for too long. We've been tipped off from a reliable source that there is, in fact, a ...

Amazon’s Big Hollywood Announcement: All About UltraViolet?

Amazon’s Big Hollywood Announcement: All About UltraViolet?

Amazon is holding a press event in Los Angeles on Thursday, in which it’s likely to announce new versions of its Kindle tablets. You know, now that the Kindle Fire is all sold out. There have even been some leaks about what that product will look like, and the fact that it could be ad-supported. But the location of the ...

Amazon Partners With EPIX, Brings 3,000 More Titles To Prime Instant Video

Amazon Partners With EPIX, Brings 3,000 More Titles To Prime Instant Video

Amazon’s steady growth in building up its Amazon Prime Instant Video collection continues today with yet another deal with a content provider: this time, EPIX, a newer, premium channel with access to a selection of movies, comedy, music and sports events. Amazon says that the deal means “thousands” of new titles will ...

High Profile Announcements Lined Up For September from Amazon, Apple, Motorola and Nokia

High Profile Announcements Lined Up For September from Amazon, Apple, Motorola and Nokia

There have been rumours for quite some time now, that Amazon could soon release a sequel to its popular tablet: The Kindle Fire. Priced at just $199 and a screen length of 7 inches, Amazon managed to create a new brand of tablets, which provoked Google into realizing the importance and the potential that this market has in ...

The return of cheap e-books? Apple, publishers bend in Europe, too

The return of cheap e-books? Apple, publishers bend in Europe, too

Apple and four publishers are reportedly trying to come up with an agreement that would make both Amazon and European regulators happy, as a way to settle an e-book price-fixing investigation. According to a source speaking to Reuters, Apple and the publishers are proposing a plan under which other e-book ...