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# amazon - Friday 24 July, 2015

While you were sleeping, this man quietly made 7 BILLION dollars

We’d be happy enough finding a loose fiver behind the couch.

# amazon - Monday 22 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Catastrophe’s jokes about Irish dads and pregnancy are going down a storm in the US Catastrophe

Catastrophe’s jokes about Irish dads and pregnancy are going down a storm in the US

“I liked this show so much I cried,” wrote one reviewer.

From The Daily Edge 11 hilariously angry Amazon reviews of the new Fifty Shades of Grey Critical Spanking

11 hilariously angry Amazon reviews of the new Fifty Shades of Grey

“I seriously have to go take 2 aspirin right now.”

# amazon - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Tired of expensive Kindle books? You’re not the only one…

Amazon have become the latest tech giant to be targeted by crusading EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

# amazon - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Well, we’ve just found the best Amazon review of all time Crochet Away

Well, we’ve just found the best Amazon review of all time

No one in the family is happy with the purchase. Even the furrier members.

# amazon - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge These irate Amazon reviews for ‘Irish accent mouth spray’ are the best thing you’ll read today Ah Begorrah

# amazon - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge There is Microsoft Word porn, and the world is officially insane Word To Your Mama

There is Microsoft Word porn, and the world is officially insane

Conquered by Clippy. *cries*

# amazon - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge What’s Amazon’s impressive streaming service and why can’t you get it in Ireland? UPC

What’s Amazon’s impressive streaming service and why can’t you get it in Ireland?

Does Netflix have any direct competition here?

# amazon - Friday 16 January, 2015

EU suspects Amazon’s Luxembourg tax deal was illegal. Next up Apple and Ireland…

The preliminary ruling is putting more pressure on European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.

# amazon - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Not everyone is happy about Woody Allen’s new TV show Amazon Prime

Not everyone is happy about Woody Allen’s new TV show

It hasn’t been made yet, but there is a lot of commentary about it online.

From The Daily Edge Woody Allen to create his first TV show for Amazon Amazon

Woody Allen to create his first TV show for Amazon

It’s called Untitled Woody Allen Project. Yes, really.

# amazon - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Here are some of the top business books to read in 2015

Pick up some inspiration from some of these…

# amazon - Monday 1 December, 2014

Amazon has an army of robots helping it send gifts on their way

The company has deployed more than 15,000 wheeled robots to travel around its biggest warehouses and help deliver goods to employees.

# amazon - Sunday 30 November, 2014

SME focus: Everything you need to know about traditional stores and e-commerce

For November’s in-depth coverage of SMEs, we focused on the business of retail.

# amazon - Friday 28 November, 2014

SME book club: How one bull-headed businessman built the ‘everything store’

Inside the Amazon story – and what other entrepreneurs can learn from the rapid rise of an e-commerce titan.

# amazon - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 300 jobs up for grabs in Amazon Dublin – so many it had to expand its offices Jobswatch

300 jobs up for grabs in Amazon Dublin – so many it had to expand its offices

The sales giant has expanded its space to over 100,000 square feet to cater for the new employees.

# amazon - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space… The Final Frontier

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space…

Richard Branson has said he will not “push on blindly” in the wake of Friday’s fatal crash. The Virgin founder isn’t the only businessman in the commercial space flight race…

# amazon - Friday 10 October, 2014

Amazon plans to move from clicks to bricks by opening first physical store

The company’s first physical store is expected to be opened in New York by the end of the year.

# amazon - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

It’s not just Apple and Ireland. The EU is looking at Amazon’s tax deals in Luxembourg

The European Commission claim that terms in a 2003 tax deal allowed Amazon to limit its overall bill to less than 1% of its European income.

# amazon - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish man to run marathon in Amazon to raise money for teacher with cancer Brazil

Irish man to run marathon in Amazon to raise money for teacher with cancer

The former teacher of his nephew has been diagnosed with mixed cell lymphoma, a very rare form of cancer, and he’s hoping to help cover the cost of her treatment.

# amazon - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation Amazon

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation

They were killed by suspected members of an illegal logging ring.

# amazon - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Explainer: Why did Amazon spend $970 million on a site that livestreams videogames?

Turns out watching people play videogames is more lucrative than you think.

# amazon - Monday 25 August, 2014

Amazon bets big that there’s a market for watching gamers play – buys Twitch for $970m

Google looked the favourites to land the deal but lost out.

# amazon - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday Evening Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

# amazon - Monday 28 July, 2014

Amazon opens up 3D printing store for creating personalised items

The store will feature more than 200 products at launch, which users can customise in a number of ways.

# amazon - Monday 21 July, 2014

New Amazon service offers unlimited e-book access

The Kindle Unlimited service will give US readers a Spotify-style service for their e-readers.

# amazon - Friday 11 July, 2014

Amazon applies for US delivery drone testing

Company says permission to carry out drone tests would be “in the public interest”.

# amazon - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Amazon challenges Google with new document sharing service

Cloud-based service offers new platform for storing, sharing and building document feedback.

# amazon - Monday 7 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Lost’ Amazon Indians make first contact with outside world Under Threat

‘Lost’ Amazon Indians make first contact with outside world

“It is not normal for such a large group of uncontacted Indians to approach in this way,” said one expert.

# amazon - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 10 best books of the year (so far), according to Amazon Bookworms

The 10 best books of the year (so far), according to Amazon

A ready-to-go shopping list.

# amazon - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Amazon enters the mobile market by launching head-tracking smartphone

The 4.7-inch smartphone has four cameras located on each corner of the screen which tracks how the user is looking at the phone.

# amazon - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Apple has dodged a massive $840 million price-fixing court case

The company agreed an out-of-court settlement with the parties involved, effectively avoiding a court case which was due to take place next month.

# amazon - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Here’s the major section of Amazon you mightn’t know about

While online retail is the main focus of Amazon’s success, its cloud enterprise services (AWS) is playing a increasingly important role in the company’s development and expansion.

# amazon - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree Pr Power

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

From The42 UPDATE: Paddy Power confirm rainforest stunt was computer wizardry Did They?

UPDATE: Paddy Power confirm rainforest stunt was computer wizardry

No trees were harmed in the making of this particular PR stunt.

# amazon - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch Amazon customers discover genitals for the first time Naval Gazing

# amazon - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# amazon - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Amazon lets users fill up their shopping carts via Twitter hashtags

By using the hashtag #AmazonCart, Twitter users can add items they wish to purchase later to their Amazon shopping cart.

# amazon - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Amazon moves into wearable tech by launching dedicated store

The store also has a “learning center” which aims to educate those who aren’t familiar with smartwatches and activity trackers.

# amazon - Friday 11 April, 2014

Yep, Amazon is still working on unmanned flying drones

In its annual letter to shareholders, Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos also announced a new scheme which would pay unhappy employees $2,000 to leave the company in their first year.

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