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# amazon - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Amazon launches the Kindle Fire tablet to rival iPad, here's how it works
# IPad Killer?
# IPad Killer?

Amazon launches the Kindle Fire tablet to rival iPad, here's how it works

Sep 28th 2011, 7:21 PM 1,808 Views 26 Comments

Running on Google’s Android system, the price could be a big pull for those in the market for tablet computers.

# amazon - Monday 29 August, 2011

Amazon and Intel to showcase jobs at Dublin event next month
# Career Zoo
# Career Zoo

Amazon and Intel to showcase jobs at Dublin event next month

Aug 29th 2011, 12:04 PM 2,722 Views 0 Comments

Pfizer, Ericsson and Deloitte are also among the companies who’ll be represented at the Career Zoo in the Mansion House.

# amazon - Monday 15 August, 2011

Amazon's chief executive wants your phone to have an airbag
# Not-so-smartphone
From The Daily Edge
# Not-so-smartphone

Amazon's chief executive wants your phone to have an airbag

Aug 15th 2011, 8:36 PM 351 Views 1 Comment

Jeff Bezos has failed papers for a patent that’ll fit an airbag to your phone – saving it from damage if you let it fall.

# amazon - Thursday 11 August, 2011

ESB denies that lightning caused last weekend's Amazon power cut
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

ESB denies that lightning caused last weekend's Amazon power cut

Aug 11th 2011, 9:57 PM 718 Views 7 Comments

The ESB has said that it was a transformer failure that caused the outage on Sunday. Amazon’s backup generators failed after the power cut.

# amazon - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Amazon to do battle with iPad with tablet of its own
# Tablet Wars
# Tablet Wars

Amazon to do battle with iPad with tablet of its own

Jul 14th 2011, 11:45 AM 338 Views 6 Comments

It will reportedly run Google’s Android operating system.

# amazon - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Tesco, Ryanair and UPC come bottom of the social networking table
# Social Media
# Social Media

Tesco, Ryanair and UPC come bottom of the social networking table

Jun 1st 2011, 11:26 AM 1,517 Views 0 Comments

A new study has found that some big brands have no social media features on their eCommerce sites at all, while others, like HMV, Amazon and Irish site Elverys are making the most of the likes of Facebook and Twitter.

# amazon - Friday 27 May, 2011

Brazil's rainforests under threat after agricultural lobby wins key vote
# Rainforests
# Rainforests

Brazil's rainforests under threat after agricultural lobby wins key vote

May 27th 2011, 1:52 PM 365 Views 0 Comments

A law initially intended to protect rainforests from deforestation has been influenced so much by the the country’s powerful agricultural lobby that the law as it is now looks set to actually threaten them.

# amazon - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Only a joke, like: Royal wedding 'gypsy' spoof taken off the shelves
# Royal Gypsy Wedding
From The Daily Edge
# Royal Gypsy Wedding

Only a joke, like: Royal wedding 'gypsy' spoof taken off the shelves

May 24th 2011, 12:15 PM 1,302 Views 0 Comments

Tesco has taken the spoof of the recent royal wedding off its shelves after complaints of racism from the travelling community.

# amazon - Thursday 19 May, 2011

The death of ink? Amazon's e-books outsell print editions
# Amazon
# Amazon

The death of ink? Amazon's e-books outsell print editions

May 19th 2011, 5:35 PM 912 Views 0 Comments

Amazon says it now sells 5 per cent more books through its electronic Kindle store than it does in hard paper copies.

# amazon - Thursday 28 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 28th 2011, 7:56 PM 2,419 Views 0 Comments

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

Amazon's cloud crash disaster permanently destroyed many customers' data
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon's cloud crash disaster permanently destroyed many customers' data

Apr 28th 2011, 4:05 PM 1,642 Views 0 Comments

Last week’s web services crash yet to be fully explained by the internet giant.

# amazon - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Amazon cloud computing outage hits Reddit, FourSquare, Quora
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon cloud computing outage hits Reddit, FourSquare, Quora

Apr 21st 2011, 3:33 PM 1,974 Views 0 Comments

Sites struck by outage at Amazon server based in North Virigina.

# amazon - Thursday 7 April, 2011

US author of paedophile guide gets two years' probation
# Paedophile Guide
# Paedophile Guide

US author of paedophile guide gets two years' probation

Apr 7th 2011, 10:31 AM 1,289 Views 0 Comments

Phillip Greaves caused controversy last year when he published his guide as an e-book on Amazon and it made it into the top 100 bestsellers.

# amazon - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Satellite photos show damage to the earth caused by humans
# Environment
# Environment

Satellite photos show damage to the earth caused by humans

Mar 23rd 2011, 6:32 PM 3,539 Views 0 Comments

Some of the destruction caused by humans destroying rainforests, draining marshes and drilling for fossil fuels has been captured by Nasa satellite photographs.

# amazon - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Apple lodges Amazon lawsuit over 'app store'
# Apple
# Apple

Apple lodges Amazon lawsuit over 'app store'

Mar 22nd 2011, 9:27 AM 873 Views 1 Comment

Online retailer criticised for use of the term ‘app store’ – just before it launched it Android app store.

# amazon - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Book of blank pages becomes surprise Amazon bestseller
# Bestseller
From The Daily Edge
# Bestseller

Book of blank pages becomes surprise Amazon bestseller

Mar 8th 2011, 12:49 PM 2,457 Views 0 Comments

The online retailer sells out of the novelty notebook, masquerading as an expose on what men worry about – other than sex.

# amazon - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Chevron fined $8.6bn for Amazon pollution
# Amazon
# Amazon

Chevron fined $8.6bn for Amazon pollution

Feb 15th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,797 Views 0 Comments

The oil giant has been fined billions after a court ruled it had dumped toxic waste in the Amazon’s rainforest and rivers – at a massive environmental and human cost.

# amazon - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

In photos: rare glimpse of 'uncontacted' Amazonian tribe
# Amazon
# Amazon

In photos: rare glimpse of 'uncontacted' Amazonian tribe

Feb 1st 2011, 10:52 AM 2,558 Views 0 Comments

Survival International in Brazil has released several highly rare and detailed images taken from the air of uncontacted Indians.

# amazon - Friday 28 January, 2011

Kindle ebook sales now higher than paperbacks on Amazon
# Amazon
# Amazon

Kindle ebook sales now higher than paperbacks on Amazon

Jan 28th 2011, 11:51 AM 792 Views 0 Comments

Website sells 115 Kindle ebooks for every 100 paperbacks.

# amazon - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Amazon temporarily pulls book advising ways to manipulate the site
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon temporarily pulls book advising ways to manipulate the site

Jan 6th 2011, 3:57 PM 433 Views 0 Comments

Ebook author says his publication was withdrawn by the website which had refused to remove a controversial paedophile’s guide from their listings two months ago.

# amazon - Monday 13 December, 2010

Amazon says site downtime not caused by ‘hacktivist’ group
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon says site downtime not caused by ‘hacktivist’ group

Dec 13th 2010, 10:00 AM 397 Views 0 Comments

The online retailer – which went down for 30 minutes last night – says its disruption was the cause of a technical fault.

# amazon - Thursday 9 December, 2010

Supporters launch web attacks as corporate world puts squeeze on WikiLeaks
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Supporters launch web attacks as corporate world puts squeeze on WikiLeaks

Dec 9th 2010, 11:33 AM 1,221 Views 0 Comments

Who’s who in the WikiLeaks cyber war as Visa, Mastercard, Paypal and other major corporations hit by ‘hactivists’.

# amazon - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Amazon pulls controversial paedophile guide
# Paedophilia
# Paedophilia

Amazon pulls controversial paedophile guide

Nov 11th 2010, 9:07 AM 2,041 Views 0 Comments

Online retailer backs down on earlier refusal to remove guide to being a child predator from its listings.

# amazon - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Amazon refuses to remove 'paedophile guide' from store
# Paedophilia
# Paedophilia

Amazon refuses to remove 'paedophile guide' from store

Nov 10th 2010, 9:19 PM 3,237 Views 2 Comments

‘The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure’ – posted two weeks ago – will not be removed from the online bookstore.

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