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Amazon Web Services Holds 59.6% of Cloud Market Share

Worldwide revenue for the public cloud services market totaled $669.2 billion in calendar year 2023, an increase of 19.9% compared to 2022, according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Tracker. The largest source of public cloud services revenue in 2023 was Software as a Service – Applications (SaaS […]

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Amazon Customers Can Order Grubhub Delivery

Amazon is extending its partnership with Grubhub to make restaurant delivery to customers’ doors more convenient and affordable. Amazon customers in the U.S. can order from hundreds of thousands of restaurants in all 50 states with Grubhub directly on Amazon.com and in the Amazon Shopping app. Additionally, as long as a customer remains a Prime […]

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Apple iPad Holds 35.6% of Tablet Market

According to the latest data from research firm Canalys, worldwide tablet shipments increased modestly by 1% in the first quarter of 2024, reaching 33.7 million units. This growth follows four consecutive quarters of year-on-year declines and is thanks to a revival in consumer spending and the stabilization of global economies. Apple holds the lead in tablets with […]

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Amazon Says Prime Delivery Speeds are Faster Than Ever

Amazon Stores CEO Doug Herrington reports the company has set new records for Prime delivery speeds in the first three months of 2024, with more than two billion items arriving the same or next day to Prime members around the world. In March, nearly 60% of Prime member orders arrived the same or next day […]

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Taylor Swift Album Sets Record on Amazon Music

Taylor Swift has a “big reputation” for shattering streaming records, and her 11th studio album is no exception. THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT became the most-streamed album in its first day ever on Amazon Music. THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT marks Taylor Swift’s eleventh studio album, following her Midnights release in 2022 and her re-releases of Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) and 1989 (Taylor’s Version). Fans […]

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Anne Hathaway Movie Debuts on Prime Video

A new movie The Idea of You starring Anne Hathaway has debuted exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Based on Robinne Lee’s novel of the same name, he Idea of You follows the contemporary love story of Solène (Anne Hathaway), a 40-year-old single mom, and Hayes Campbell (Nicholas Galitzine), the 24-year-old lead singer of the hottest boy band […]

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Amazon Hiring 150,000 Workers for Holidays

Amazon plans to hire 150,000 employees throughout the U.S. in full-time, seasonal, and part-time roles across its operations network. A diverse range of roles—from packing and picking to sorting and shipping—are available to applicants from all backgrounds and experience levels. Employees can earn, on average, more than $19 per hour based on position and location […]

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Amazon to Offer Prime Sale on October 11-12

Amazon is offering another Prime Early Access Sale, a new two-day global shopping event exclusive to Prime members. The event begins October 11 at 12 a.m. PDT and runs through October 12 in 15 countries: Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, and the U.S. Amazon […]

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Amazon Buying Roomba Maker iRobot

Amazon said it will acquire iRobot for $1.7 billion, best known for its carpet-cleaning robot the Roomba. Based in Bedford, MA, iRobot has a history of making customers’ lives easier with innovative cleaning products for the home. iRobot has continued to innovate with every product generation, solving hard problems to help give customers valuable time […]

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Amazon Rolling Out First Electric Delivery Vehicles

Amazon is rolling out its first custom electric delivery vehicles made by Rivian. The electric vehicles are hitting the road in Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle, and St. Louis, among other cities. This rollout is just the beginning of what is expected to be thousands of Amazon’s custom electric delivery […]

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Amazon Sues Facebook Group Administrators Over Fake Reviews

The reviews you see under Amazon products may not be real. The online giant says it has filed legal action against the administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook groups that attempt to orchestrate fake reviews on Amazon in exchange for money or free products. These groups are set up to recruit individuals willing to post […]

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Amazon to Split Shares 20-for-1

Amazon, the leading online retailer and cloud service, says its Board of Directors has approved a 20-for-1 split of the Company’s common stock. Shares in Amazon stock closed Wednesday at $2,785.58 per share, up $65.29. The stock was trading 6% higher after hours when news of the split was released in a filing with the […]