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Hoverboard Fails Can be Painful; Videos Showcase Many Falling Off Hoverboards

For some people, Santa came with pain and not fun this Christmas season. Many people have shared their videos falling off their hoverboards on the eve of Christmas season. Many people purchased hoverboards as the part of the Christmas present, but became the victim of their gift due to the... read more

Amazon pulls Hoverboards after reports of fire accidents and safety concerns

Amazon has pulled hoverboards from its website after reports emerged that they were catching fire. Amazon has removed all the five popular models of hoverboards from its website. The hoverboards were is demand due to holiday season. The hoverboards were provided by retailer Swagway. The company... read more

According to a Bloomberg report, Amazon is making the membership program for its special Prime streaming service more attractive for its subscribers --- it will give its Prime subscribers the access to even better TV content than what is already available to them.

The Bloomberg report,... read more

Amazon announces New Parental Leave Policy

Amazon has recently announced a new parental leave policy to employees via an email. Under the Seattle-based company’s new policy, birth mothers can take 20 weeks of paid parental leave. The policy also includes a new leave-sharing system, which allows employees to share 6 weeks of paid leave... read more

Amazon Surprises Market Analysts with Profits in Q3

Amazon.com, the mega online retail giant, that suffered losses over the past quarters left investors and market analysts awe-struck with its surprise profits in the third quarter results.

The company recorded a profit of $79 million, or 17 cents a share in the third quarter. The profits... read more

Amazon to Hire 100,000 Employees for Meting Out Shortage of Staff in Holiday Season

In view of the increased requirement of additional staff amid the approaching holiday season, Amazon today announced its plans to hire nearly 100,000 employees.

The new employees will be given roles across the company's shipping warehouses and sorting centers in the U.S. Among these,... read more

AWS says it’s still on the top of the cloud market

The company is still leading the cloud market no matter how much new competition has arrived, told the head of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to customers on Wednesday.

On the first day of the company’s annual cloud conference reinvent, Andy Jassy, senior vice president of Amazon's cloud-... read more

Amazon announces new 7-inch Fire tablet for just $50

Online retail giant Amazon has announced a new 7-inch Fire tablet priced at only $50. The announcement of the new low-cost tablet by Amazon will likely make this year's holiday shopping season quite interesting.

Announcing the new $50-priced 7-inch Fire tablet, Amazon said that it will... read more

Amazon expands one-hour delivery service to Seattle and three other Washington cities

Amazon has announced expansion of its one-hour delivery service to Seattle and three other Washington cities. Amazon is offering Prime Now through the mobile app exclusively for Prime members to order beer, wine and spirits.

In addition to one-hour delivery for $7.99, Amazon is also... read more

As Amazon announced amazing results, Jeff Bezos gains $7 billion in an hour

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos witnessed a massive jump in his personal wealth within an hour as investors cheered the amazing quarterly results. Amazon announced net income of 19 cents per share ($92 million) for the second quarter. Jeff Bezos became the fifth richest person in the world as Amazon stock... read more

Media Temple launches new managed service for customers using AWS

In a recent announcement, Media Temple - a Web hosting and cloud services provider based in Los Angeles - has revealed that it has rolled out a new managed service for customers who use Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The new managed service released by GoDaddy-owned Media Temple has... read more

Amazon launches Cloud Drive Mobile Apps platform

In a bid to offer complete storage solutions, Amazon has launched new Cloud Drive mobile apps for iOS and Android which will offer users online storage services at best prices but how far will it be able to counterbalance its competitors is questionable as this app provides read-only access to... read more

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