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Founded Jan 1994
Headquarters Seattle, WA, USA
Website amazon.com

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Symbol Name Time Trade Change % Chg Volume P/E Ratio EPS Mkt Cap
AMZN Amazon 21:00 GMT 293.97 -2.72 -0.92% 2347313 N/A -0.23 134.3B

Latest Amazon news

  • California allows Bitcoin

    Amazon's Coins to Starbucks' Stars were cash alternatives and were illegal too.
  • Drones can't deliver packages

    Drones were being tested by Amazon to deliver books and packages, but it turns out that the scheme might never get off the ground.
  • Hacker exterminates Code Spaces

    The hacker gained access to the outfit's Amazon EC2 control panel and had left a number of messages for us to contact them using a hotmail address. When they spoke to him the conversation involved the hacker trying to extort a large fee in order to resolve the DDOS.
  • Apple finally settles on book cartel case

    US District Judge in Manhattan Denise Cote found that Apple took part in a price-fixing conspiracy to fight online retailer Amazon.com Inc's dominance in the e-book market.
  • Facebook board sued over pay

    Espinoza added that last year's average $461,000 payout to non-employee directors was too high, being 43 percent larger than typical payouts at "peer" companies such as Amazon.com and Walt Disney that on average generated twice as much revenue and three times more profit.
  • Microsoft's open sauce war ends

    Last month, the company finally made official its unofficial decision to incorporate some open-source code into its developer and programming languages.
  • Google wants to stop white male dominance

    Apple, Twitter and Amazon have also been criticised lately for a lack of women or people from ethnic minorities in high positions.
  • Seattle IT people suffer bad case of Darwin

    Apparently the problem is about to be made worse because of the growth of Amazon which has a staff profile which is 75 percent men.
  • Microsoft ready to re-Surface

    But Microsoft is expected to unveil the third generation of its Surface devices and show off a smaller tablet, to address the fast-selling lower end of the market dominated by Apple's iPad mini, Amazon Kindle Fire, Google Nexus and Samsung's Galaxy range.
  • Tablet sales flatten

    On the Android side, Samsung once again secured silver with shipments of about 11.2 million units, growing by more than five percentage points. Asus shipped 2.5 million units during the quarter, Lenovo shipped 2.1 million units, and Amazon rounded out the top five with one million units.
  • Apple knifes resellers to make a quick buck

    While this does not seem much, and will probably cost Apple a bomb, it is part of Jobs' Mobs moves to get more people to buy direct from its website. This will be taking online customers away from retailers such as Amazon.com and Best Buy.
  • Apple faces more antitrust problems

    Cote in July found that Apple from 2009 to 2010 conspired with the publishers to raise e-book prices and impede competitors such as Amazon.com. Apple of course said it would appeal.
  • Amazon wants to create 3D smartphones

    Word on the street is that the online bookseller Amazon is preparing to announce the next generation of smartphones.
  • Microsoft cuts Azure price

    The price war on cloud prices between Microsoft, Amazon and Google is heating up and everyone is slashing the cost of their service.
  • Roku rubbishes Apple TV

    Competition among streaming-video devices is also expanding. In addition to Roku's biggest rival in Apple TV, Google launched Chromecast to wide appeal last year, and Amazon is widely expected to release a streaming product at an event next week in New York.
  • Cisco charges onto the cloud

    Needless to say, Cisco has been running late and the market currently led by the world's biggest online retailer Amazon.com which does not seem to be giving up.
  • Apple has another crack at innocence

    CommentApple claimed that it lawfully took advantage of market "discord" and the publishers' own frustrations with Amazon, and "kick-started competition in a highly concentrated market, delivering higher output, lower price levels, and accelerated innovation
  • Patent troll sues movie distributors

    The latest daft orchestral manoeuvre in the dark comes from an outfit called Red Pine Point which is suing Apple, Amazon and Mark Cuban's Magnolia Pictures for distributing movies over mobile networks to mobile phones.

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