Amazon, Inc. /ˈæməzɒn/ is an American international electronic commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is the world's largest online retailer. started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, VHSs, CDs, video and MP3 downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics—notably the Amazon Kindle e-book reader and the Kindle Fire tablet computer—and is a major provider of cloud computing services.Jeff Bezos incorporated the company (as Cadabra) in July 1994 and the site went online as in 1995.
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  • Is Voice Search on the Cusp of Transforming Commerce?

    … with Android integration. All the competition is incredible. While I’m an Apple fanboy, I fear that Apple’s culture of control may lose them the voice battle long-term. Amazon has an incredibly open architecture and tens of thousands of skills already available to interact with virtually any service or device. On a side note If you’re on Siri…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 10 readers -
  • Walmart to take on Amazon’s core business

    … It’s been no secret that Amazon and Walmart have been at odds with each other recently with both retail giants trying to infringe on each other’s territory. Amazon has been expanding into the brick and mortar space while Walmart is trying to increase its online presence. Now, Walmart is trying to steal a part of Amazon’s customer base…

    Greg's Corner- 10 readers -
  • Amazon offering Whole Foods delivery amid stock shortages

    … As of yesterday, members of Amazon Prime can have orders from Whole Foods delivered to their homes. So far the program is only available in Dallas, Austin, Cincinnati, and Virginia Beach although Amazon has full plans to roll out the service nationally. Prime members will be able to get Whole Foods orders delivered to their homes in two hours…

    Greg's Corner- 8 readers -
  • 10 Top Valentine’s Day Tech Gifts for Your Sweetheart!

    … transmitted. When you want to have a video chat, or take a selfie, just slide the cover open. No need to mess with sticky tape, just pop the cover on your device and keep it closed until you need your camera. Then slide it open. A highly-rated web cam cover on Amazon is the Dostyle Web Cam Cover, which comes in a package of three. The price…

    Carolyn Nicander Mohr/ The Wonder of Tech- 8 readers -
  • ICANN chief to lead talks over blocked .amazon gTLD

    … ICANN CEO Goran Marby has been asked to help Amazon come to terms with several South American governments over its controversial bid for the .amazon gTLD. The organization’s board of directors passed a resolution last week accepting the suggestion, which came from the Governmental Advisory Committee. The board said: The ICANN Board accepts…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
  • Echo Spot – Alexa Now Comes with a Smaller Screen

    … Amazon is continuing to expand its Echo line of smart speakers with the Echo Spot, a round device with a screen. The Echo Spot is smaller than its older sibling, the Echo Show, and takes up less room on a table top. Those who enjoy the convenience of the screen on an Echo Show, but want a smaller device to fit in tight spaces…

    Carolyn Nicander Mohr/ The Wonder of Tech- 7 readers -
  • Kindle in Motion – Ebooks Beyond Black & White

    … When you think of Kindle books, you may think of black text on a white background. But times are changing. Amazon has introduced Kindle in Motion, books that are more than just words on a screen. Kindle in Motion books are ebooks in the Kindle format that have an added element to them. These books may have a different colored background…

    Carolyn Nicander Mohr/ The Wonder of Tech- 7 readers -
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