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Amazon's big bet: How a smartphone intensifies war with Apple, Google

The online retailer treads into new territory that will test its strategy of selling products at cost.

By June 16, 2014

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Instagram test locates you without Foursquare

Want to "name this location" in Instagram? Some users will find a list of places provided by Facebook in lieu of the one currently provided by a local search competitor.

By March 25, 2014

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Hungry for money, Foursquare dishes out self-serve ad tool

The social network for places is getting serious about making money by letting any of its locations pay to promote their businesses.

By October 14, 2013

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Zuckerbergs second-most generous donors of 2012

The Facebook chief executive and his wife of nine months made one giant donation at the end of 2012. The gift was big enough to put them atop the list of most generous donors.

By February 11, 2013

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Amazon cloud outage impacts Reddit, Airbnb, Flipboard

Amazon Web Services is experiencing problems in the East Coast region, which in turn is hurting many Web sites. A spokesperson refutes claims that Anonymous caused the outage, saying no attack took place on Amazon's cloud.

By October 22, 2012

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Amazon and the problem with plagiarism

Publishing houses may worry about DRM, but there's a far more problematic issue plaguing the writers of ebooks.

By July 25, 2012

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USPS to ban overseas shipments on tablets, smartphones, more

Starting next week, people won't be able to ship a whole host of electronics overseas because items like the iPad, Kindle, laptops, and smartphones use possibly combustible lithium ion batteries.

By May 10, 2012

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Instagram clicks with Hipstamatic

The two wildly popular photo apps move ahead with a photo-sharing partnership that will let users easily post Hipstamatic creations on Instagram.

By March 21, 2012

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Study: Kindle tweets outpace Nook tweets 2 to 1

Crimson Hexagon has done a study analyzing consumer satisfaction in leading e-readers--the Kindle, Nook, and iPad--by tracking Twitter conversations.

By January 11, 2011

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Damn you to hell, John Gruber!

Fast Company produces intensely stupid piece on Apple.

By December 19, 2007