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Apple signs up for Google's cloud services

Apple signs up for Google's cloud services

Apple currently also uses Amazon.com Inc`s and Microsoft Corp`s cloud services, but intends to end its reliance on all its rivals in the next few years, Recode said.

Google, Facebook, others plan briefs supporting Apple in iPhone case

Google, Facebook, others plan briefs supporting Apple in iPhone case

Alphabet Inc`s Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc will all file or sign on to amicus briefs in support of Apple Inc`s fight against a magistrate`s order, which requires it to help the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation break into a San Bernardino shooter`s iPhone.

Amazon to support Apple on fight over unlocking iPhone

Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it will support Apple Inc`s fight against a magistrate`s order, which requires it to help the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation break into a San Bernardino shooter`s iPhone.

Amazon to open parcel locker network across Europe

Amazon.com Inc wants to set up a network of parcel lockers across Europe to enable people to pick up their own orders as it seeks to widen delivery options and cut costs.

Google aims to begin drone package deliveries in 2017

Google aims to begin drone package deliveries in 2017

Alphabet and Amazon.com Inc are among a growing number of companies that intend to make package delivery by drone a reality.

Amazon expands Fire range with new low-cost devices

Amazon expands Fire range with new low-cost devices

Zee Media Bureau

Amazon.com Inc has just launched a set of seven new devices aimed at bringing more users to its services.

Google launches simple Wi-Fi router 'OnHub'

Google launches simple Wi-Fi router 'OnHub'

Google Inc on Tuesday launched a simple Wi-Fi router named OnHub for home use. The launch is the latest company`s efforts to bring users to its services and get ready for the connected home.

Amazon partners with startups to sell crowdfunded products

Amazon partners with startups to sell crowdfunded products

Amazon.com Inc launched a new platform on Tuesday that will help startups advertise and distribute their products directly to millions of Amazon customers, filling an important gap for entrepreneurs trying to reach a wider market of consumers.

Amazon surprises with quarterly profit, stock rallies

Amazon surprises with quarterly profit, stock rallies

Amazon.com Inc swung to an unexpected quarterly profit on higher sales in North America, its popular Prime subscription service and growing demand for its Web services, sending the online retailer`s shares up more than 17 percent.

Amazon offers limited free shipping on same-day delivery orders

Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it will offer limited free same-day delivery under its Prime shipping service as retailers try to outdo each other on delivery deals, and expanded the service to San Diego and the Tampa Bay Area.

Amazon launches advertising platform for mobile app developers: Report

Amazon.com Inc launched a new advertising platform for mobile app developers to promote their apps on Android devices, Bloomberg reported.

Amazon revenue beats forecast, cloud computing more profitable than expected

Amazon.com Inc`s first-quarter revenue grew more than expected as rising sales in North America and its burgeoning cloud-computing services unit offset new business investments, boosting its shares nearly 7 percent.

Chinese rivals snap at Alibaba's heels in cross-border e-commerce race

A Chinese government push to promote e-commerce has created a host of online retail rivals for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Amazon.com Inc catering to shoppers` fears about the quality and safety of local everyday goods.

Amazon creates 6,000 new permanent jobs in Europe

Amazon.com Inc created 6,000 new full-time positions in Europe in 2014 to respond to booming demand, the US online retailer said on Tuesday.

Amazon says 10 million new members try Prime this holiday season

Amazon.com Inc said more than 10 million new members worldwide tried its Prime subscription service for the first time during the current holiday season.

Amazon job posts hint at global ambitions for same-day delivery

Amazon.com Inc is considering expanding its same-day delivery program globally, recent job listings show, underlining the importance of fast shipping to its ability to compete with the instant gratification offered by brick-and-mortar stores.

Amazon buys comedy service Rooftop Media to expand digital content

Amazon.com Inc is buying online comedy service Rooftop Media, a small deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.

BlackBerry signs deal with Amazon, to offer 240,000 Android apps

BlackBerry Ltd has agreed a licensing deal with Amazon.com Inc that will let the Canadian smartphone maker offer some 240,000 Android applications from Amazon`s app store on its line-up of BlackBerry 10 devices this fall.

Amazon tries free, on-time delivery to lure India online

Free shipping on a 100 rupee book. Delivery times guaranteed to the minute. These are some of the incentives the world`s biggest online retailer Amazon.com Inc is using to entice Indians to shop on the web, a sector where growth has been stifled by payment problems, low Internet usage and a challenging logistics environment.

Amazon third quarter sales beat bodes well for holidays

Amazon.com Inc posted a narrower quarterly loss and grew sales by a better-than-expected 24 percent on Thursday as it expanded aggressively at home and made inroads overseas, sending its shares up 8 percent.