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# amazon - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Noonan won't be attending Bilderberg (but Sutherland will...)
# Top Secret
# Top Secret

Noonan won't be attending Bilderberg (but Sutherland will...)

Jun 5th 2013, 1:16 PM 9,448 Views 90 Comments

Politicians and business leaders are gathering for the world’s most high-profile networking event. The minister has other plans.

# amazon - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target
# Next Big Thing
# Next Big Thing

Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target

May 26th 2013, 9:30 AM 8,092 Views 4 Comments

“All the big internet companies that have money are potential buyers. Then it depends on what they want to be and how much they are willing to pay.”

# amazon - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Big-brand logos that you should look more closely at
# Subliminal
# Subliminal

Big-brand logos that you should look more closely at

May 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 37,153 Views 31 Comments

There’s a lot more to these 9 logos than first meets the eye.

# amazon - Thursday 2 May, 2013

13 pieces of evidence that Amazon reviewers are better than all of us
# Review The Reviews
From The Daily Edge
# Review The Reviews

13 pieces of evidence that Amazon reviewers are better than all of us

May 2nd 2013, 8:30 PM 6,574 Views 3 Comments

Could it be home to some of the world’s best creative writing?

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference
# Bright Spark
# Bright Spark

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference

May 2nd 2013, 3:53 PM 12,513 Views 40 Comments

Casey is set to address over 4,000 delegates on the topic “Things I learned the hard way as a young CEO”.

# amazon - Friday 26 April, 2013

11 internet firsts you probably never heard of
# Internet Firsts
# Internet Firsts

11 internet firsts you probably never heard of

Apr 26th 2013, 9:30 PM 25,436 Views 30 Comments

The first photo ever uploaded to the internet, the first registered domain name… let’s step back into the internet’s history.

# amazon - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Why tax-free shopping on the internet could be facing end in US
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Why tax-free shopping on the internet could be facing end in US

Apr 23rd 2013, 8:59 AM 7,290 Views 15 Comments

The bill, which was being debated in the US Senate yesterday, could lead to the recouping of $11 billion in lost annual sales taxes.

# amazon - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Here are 10 things you never knew about the world's largest online retailer
# Amazonazing
# Amazonazing

Here are 10 things you never knew about the world's largest online retailer

Mar 31st 2013, 6:00 PM 29,395 Views 51 Comments

Not bad for a company that started out in its owners garage.

# amazon - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation
# Disney
# Disney

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation

Mar 20th 2013, 7:34 PM 8,235 Views 14 Comments

The Walt Disney Company has bought $3.5 million in carbon credits to prevent the destruction of a jungle in the country’s Amazon as part of a project that started in 2009.

# amazon - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland
# Chromebooks
# Chromebooks

Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland

Mar 19th 2013, 6:06 PM 16,154 Views 27 Comments

Both the Samsung and Acer versions of the laptop will be available, ranging in price from €247 to €379.

# amazon - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Clothing company blames 'scripted computer process' for offensive shirts
# Keep Calm And What?!
# Keep Calm And What?!

Clothing company blames 'scripted computer process' for offensive shirts

Mar 2nd 2013, 12:32 PM 22,878 Views 74 Comments

T-shirts with a slogan encouraging sexual assaults have been removed from Amazon’s online store.

# amazon - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of
# Feel Old Yet?
From The Daily Edge
# Feel Old Yet?

13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of

Feb 20th 2013, 9:45 PM 57,470 Views 112 Comments

People who are now legally able to drink and vote have no memory of these things.

Amazon being investigated by competition watchdog
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon being investigated by competition watchdog

Feb 20th 2013, 12:56 PM 6,329 Views 7 Comments

The German competition watchdog has launched an investigation into the company’s policy which prevents third-party traders from selling their products cheaper elsewhere.

# amazon - Saturday 26 January, 2013

First numbers on Google's bid to take on Amazon's shopping business
# Google Shopping
# Google Shopping

First numbers on Google's bid to take on Amazon's shopping business

Jan 26th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,633 Views 2 Comments

The new “product listing ads” appeared to have taken off at the end of the final quarter of 2012.

# amazon - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Android gains on Apple in surging tablet sector: survey
# Tablet Wars
# Tablet Wars

Android gains on Apple in surging tablet sector: survey

Dec 5th 2012, 4:57 PM 5,160 Views 35 Comments

The global appetite for tablet computers is growing faster than previously thought – and Android-powered devices are gaining on iPads – a new survey claims.

# amazon - Monday 26 November, 2012

Amazon announces investment in France, sees 2,500 jobs
# France
# France

Amazon announces investment in France, sees 2,500 jobs

Nov 26th 2012, 11:23 AM 4,222 Views 8 Comments

The internet giant is planning to open a fourth despatch centre in the country – despite an ongoing tax dispute with the French government.

# amazon - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Maeve Binchy’s final book tops Amazon’s pre-order list
# Bestselling
# Bestselling

Maeve Binchy’s final book tops Amazon’s pre-order list

Nov 8th 2012, 4:27 PM 10,719 Views 16 Comments

Binchy’s long-term agent Christine Green said it was a bittersweet day because “we want to celebrate the book but we want her to be here too”.

# amazon - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle
# World War II
# World War II

Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle

Sep 30th 2012, 4:59 PM 12,036 Views 61 Comments

A German politician has criticised Amazon for selling the puzzle which depicts the crematorium at Dachau.

# amazon - Monday 3 September, 2012

Venezuelan authorities find 'no evidence' of Amazon tribe massacre
# Indigenous People
# Indigenous People

Venezuelan authorities find 'no evidence' of Amazon tribe massacre

Sep 3rd 2012, 8:32 AM 7,077 Views 14 Comments

Authorities have been urged to continue their investigations, after reports that illegal gold miners massacred up to 80 members of an indigenous tribe by setting fire to a communal hut.

# amazon - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Kindle Fire tablet sold out, says Amazon
# On Fire
# On Fire

Kindle Fire tablet sold out, says Amazon

Aug 30th 2012, 4:20 PM 9,651 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, research study says that sales of dedicated e-readers peaked last year.

# amazon - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Man orders flat-screen TV online... gets semi-automatic rifle instead
# Oops
# Oops

Man orders flat-screen TV online... gets semi-automatic rifle instead

Aug 9th 2012, 1:24 PM 8,019 Views 28 Comments

US police are investigating circumstances of shipment error.

# amazon - Monday 6 August, 2012

Kindle eBook sales overtake printed books at Amazon
# Digital Revolution
# Digital Revolution

Kindle eBook sales overtake printed books at Amazon

Aug 6th 2012, 3:57 PM 3,532 Views 26 Comments

Amazon said it is selling 114 Kindle books for every 100 print books it sells.

# amazon - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Five killed as severe storms strike eastern US
# Storms
# Storms

Five killed as severe storms strike eastern US

Jun 30th 2012, 4:29 PM 4,504 Views 1 Comment

Thousands have been left without electricity and air conditioning as US weather forecasters warn of soaring temperatures in mid-Atlantic states.

Here's why Instagram is down (and why Pinterest and Netflix were down earlier too)
# Get Down
# Get Down

Here's why Instagram is down (and why Pinterest and Netflix were down earlier too)

Jun 30th 2012, 1:12 PM 17,099 Views 11 Comments

The popular photo app has been down since late last night.

# amazon - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

The Nexus 7: Take a look a Google's new baby
# Nexus 7
# Nexus 7

The Nexus 7: Take a look a Google's new baby

Jun 27th 2012, 8:42 PM 13,724 Views 24 Comments

Google has finally unveiled its tablet to rival the iPad and the Kindle Fire.

# amazon - Monday 28 May, 2012

Amazon to create 100 jobs in Dublin
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon to create 100 jobs in Dublin

May 28th 2012, 10:10 AM 3,968 Views 19 Comments

The online retailer is seeking people to work as support engineers and software developers as well as in other roles. The announcement has been welcomed by the IDA and Minister Richard Bruton.

# amazon - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Nine of the most bizarre Amazon reviews
# Amazon
From The Daily Edge
# Amazon

Nine of the most bizarre Amazon reviews

May 12th 2012, 2:00 PM 8,977 Views 12 Comments

Wacky, weird, and downright wonderful.

# amazon - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Amazon founder 'locates lost Apollo 11 rockets'
# Apollo 11
# Apollo 11

Amazon founder 'locates lost Apollo 11 rockets'

Mar 29th 2012, 9:58 AM 4,636 Views 7 Comments

The rocket engines were last seen pushing the Apollo 11 mission into space ahead of its successful moon landing in 1969.

# amazon - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Mar 4th 2012, 11:00 AM 75 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# amazon - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

TCD among research group awarded €3m for anti-inflammatory project
# Research
# Research

TCD among research group awarded €3m for anti-inflammatory project

Feb 1st 2012, 7:15 AM 1,732 Views 2 Comments

The project will investigate the use of plants from the Amazon rainforest on immune processes.

# amazon - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Waterstone's to ditch the apostrophe from its name
# Why God Why
From The Daily Edge
# Why God Why

Waterstone's to ditch the apostrophe from its name

Jan 12th 2012, 3:20 PM 6,749 Views 42 Comments

Waterstone’s says dropping the apostrophe is “more versatile and practical” in a digital world.

# amazon - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Hollywood's James Franco agrees Amazon deal for new novel: report
# Books
From The Daily Edge
# Books

Hollywood's James Franco agrees Amazon deal for new novel: report

Jan 4th 2012, 2:13 PM 2,486 Views 1 Comment

The actor-turned-writer published a short story collection in 2010, but looks set to publish his first novel with the online retailer.

# amazon - Thursday 29 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Dec 29th 2011, 7:57 PM 5,420 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.

Amazon: Over 1 million Kindles were sold each week in December
# Reading
# Reading

Amazon: Over 1 million Kindles were sold each week in December

Dec 29th 2011, 7:21 PM 4,755 Views 31 Comments

Christmas Day was the biggest day ever for Kindle book downloads, Amazon said today.

# amazon - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Gallery: Is this where your Christmas presents are coming from?
# Christmas Shopping
# Christmas Shopping

Gallery: Is this where your Christmas presents are coming from?

Nov 26th 2011, 10:00 AM 6,770 Views 14 Comments

Incredible photos of Amazon’s vast shipping warehouses in the UK – one of which is the size of 14 football pitches.

# amazon - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Kindle users will be able to borrow books from Amazon - but only in the US
# Kindle
# Kindle

Kindle users will be able to borrow books from Amazon - but only in the US

Nov 3rd 2011, 5:25 PM 712 Views 1 Comment

Users have to subscribe to Amazon’s movie streaming service to borrow books from the Kindle library.

# amazon - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Amazon profits nosedive as it takes on Apple in tablet war
# Tablets
# Tablets

Amazon profits nosedive as it takes on Apple in tablet war

Oct 26th 2011, 9:39 AM 722 Views 7 Comments

The company is selling Kindles at a loss to compete with the iPad – driving its profits down by 73 per cent.

# amazon - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Actress suing IMDb for revealing that she is 40
# Ageism
From The Daily Edge
# Ageism

Actress suing IMDb for revealing that she is 40

Oct 19th 2011, 12:50 PM 2,629 Views 27 Comments

An actress, who (unsurprisingly) wishes to remain anonymous, has filed a lawsuit against IMDb’s parent company, Amazon, for revealing that she is “over the hill” – her words, not ours.

# amazon - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery

Oct 5th 2011, 12:15 PM 950 Views 1 Comment

The Peruvian authorities have rescued almost 300 women they believe are the victims of human trafficking – the youngest girl discovered by police is just 13 years old.