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Expecting the Unexpected From Jeff Bezos

Expecting the Unexpected From Jeff Bezos | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
At Amazon.com, he has upended industries. Now he promises change at The Washington Post. If his history is a guide, he will have all the laughs.
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Amazon cuts cloud prices up to 80% (your move, Google & Microsoft)

Amazon cuts cloud prices up to 80% (your move, Google & Microsoft) | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
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A very definite price war is going on in cloud services right now.

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Amazon launches Storyteller to turn scripts into storyboards -- automagically

Amazon launches Storyteller to turn scripts into storyboards -- automagically | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
This could be useful for a lot of people in situations far beyond movies and scripts.
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Amazon Studios released Storyteller to allow writers and filmmakers to quickly, easily, and cheaply storyboard their scripts.

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Sylvain Leroux's curator insight, June 24, 2013 10:22 AM

Tool:
Upload your script, choose some backgrounds, and magically create a professional-looking storyboard of your movie. Or the graphic novel version of your text-based anything.

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Amazon rolls out Facebook social gift card

Amazon rolls out Facebook social gift card | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Amazon.com rolls out a new social gift card which lets Facebook users pitch in for a surprise birthday gift for a friend.
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Amazon Expanding Grocery Business to L.A.

Amazon Expanding Grocery Business to L.A. | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Amazon is set to take on the $600 billion+ U.S. supermarket industry by expanding its grocery delivery service, AmazonFresh.
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Amazon.com To Battle Governments Of Brazil And Peru For The .Amazon Domain

Amazon.com To Battle Governments Of Brazil And Peru For The .Amazon Domain | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it

In 2011, ICANN, the organization in charge of the internet's domain names, decided to open up the field and expand the list of domains from the typical .com, .net, and country codes out to, well, pretty much anything. We knew we'd see some battles over the new domains, but one of the first is an interesting case: .amazon.

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Amazon's Appstore prepares for international availability in 'nearly 200 countries'

Amazon's Appstore prepares for international availability in 'nearly 200 countries' | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Amazon has big plans for its incredibly successful (we guess?) Appstore on Android, which include expansion to \\
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Amazon Said to Plan TV Set-Top Box for Streaming Video

Amazon Said to Plan TV Set-Top Box for Streaming Video | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Amazon.com Inc., the world’s largest online retailer, plans to release a television set-top box that would stream video over the Internet into customers’ homes, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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Amazon Goes After Older Adults & Seniors With New Store

Amazon Goes After Older Adults & Seniors With New Store | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it

Amazon has launched a new store catering to mature adults and seniors, the company announced today. But while “Amazon Seniors” would have a nice ring to it, Amazon went with a more polite, if wordy, branding: “50+ Active and Healthy Living Store.” As the name implies, the new store will be focused on a variety of “healthy living” needs, including nutritional products, wellness, exercise, fitness, medical, personal care, beauty and entertainment items and more.

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Amazon To Buy Goodreads, And Owns Part Or All Of Its Competitors, Too

Amazon To Buy Goodreads, And Owns Part Or All Of Its Competitors, Too | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Social book review site Goodreads is growing quickly, with 16 million members, partly because of its reputation as a source for independent user reviews of books. It's main competition, Shelfari an...
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What Amazon Is Getting From Goodreads

What Amazon Is Getting From Goodreads | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
A community of reviewers that's many times as active as Amazon's.
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Leroux Sylvain's comment, April 8, 2013 12:54 PM
The same titles at Goodreads have, on average, almost four times as many reviews!
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Amazon construirait un cloud privé pour la CIA

Amazon construirait un cloud privé pour la CIA | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Amazon construirait un cloud privé pour la CIA - Cloud - Un article du Federal Computer Week indique que la CIA aurait
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5 leçons à retenir des interventions de Jeff Bezos, fondateur d’Amazon

5 leçons à retenir des interventions de Jeff Bezos, fondateur d’Amazon | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Lancé en 1994 aux Etats-Unis puis en 2000 en France, Amazon reste aujourd'hui encore la référence numéro 1 en terme d'e-commerce : volumes de ventes, chiff
Leroux Sylvain's insight:

La règle des "2 pizzas" est à retenir.

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Sylvain Leroux's curator insight, February 18, 2013 12:32 PM

La règle des "2 pizzas" est à retenir !

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Kindle Worlds d’Amazon propose aux auteurs de “fanfiction” de se rémunérer

Kindle Worlds d’Amazon propose aux auteurs de “fanfiction” de se rémunérer | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Amazon fait un pas de géant dans l’univers de la publication digitale, avec le lancement de Kindle Worlds, plateforme dédiée à la publication des fanfiction.
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Une nouvelle approche de la propriété intellectuelle

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Amazon reportedly preparing a return to fine art sales

Amazon reportedly preparing a return to fine art sales | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon has been courting gallery owners and plans to sell high-end artwork as early as this month. While deals have reportedly been made, details on how the...
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Similar to Amazon Wine, which launched last fall, the art platform will take a commission ranging from five to 20 percent off the total sale price.

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Amazon Birthday Gift

Amazon Birthday Gift, a new way for customers to surprise friends on their birthdays by joining together to send Amazon.com Gift Cards with birthday messages...
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Study: Amazon's Ad Business Is Bigger Than Twitter's

Study: Amazon's Ad Business Is Bigger Than Twitter's | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Amazon is expected to bring $660 million in ad revenue this year, about $80 million more than Twitter.
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Amazon is the sixth most-trafficked website in the world.

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Amazon a gagné 610 millions de dollars grâce à la publicité

Amazon a gagné 610 millions de dollars grâce à la publicité | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
D’après les chiffres livrés par eMarketer, Amazon a réalisé un chiffre d’affaires de 610 millions de dollars en recettes publicitaires l’année dernière et devrait dépasser les 835 millions cette année.
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Amazon's success formula: Focus more on digital content, advertising & web services - The Economic Times

Amazon's success formula: Focus more on digital content, advertising & web services - The Economic Times | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Amazon has also been gaining on Apple Inc in the digital music business, tripling its market share over the last five years.
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Amazon: Vote for shows you want us to make

Amazon: Vote for shows you want us to make | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Online retailer Amazon, the latest entrant in original TV programming, is asking viewers to help it decide which pilots to bring to series.
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After Netflix' non-traditional approach with "House of cards", Amazon experiment a great idea asking people to vote for the series they want to see after watching the pilot.

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Amazon is the most-visited online retailer in Europe - Internet Retailer

Amazon is the most-visited online retailer in Europe - Internet Retailer | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Internet Retailer - Marketing/International Marketing - Amazon is the most-visited online retailer in Europe
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Amazon Move Could Hint at Smartphone Ambitions

Amazon Move Could Hint at Smartphone Ambitions | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Amazon has hired a Microsoft veteran who most recently worked in its Windows Phone unit, fueling speculation that they may be developing a smartphone. The FT reports.
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Amazon Launches 'Send to Kindle' Button for Websites

Amazon Launches 'Send to Kindle' Button for Websites | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
A new plugin lets you instantly send content from the web to your Kindle.
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Amazon lance son application Cloud Player pour l’iPad

Amazon lance son application Cloud Player pour l’iPad | Inside Amazon | Scoop.it
Désormais disponible sur iPad et iPad mini, l’application Cloud Player d’Amazon permet d’écouter la musique stockée en ligne ou dans la tablette et de l’organiser en créant des listes de lecture.
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