Amazon Web Services

Amazon to Provide Internet Connections from Space

Amazon has partnered with satellite company Iridium Communications on a project called CloudConnect to bring Internet connectivity to places in the world which currently lack connections.

The Associated Press

Report: Walmart Orders Vendors Not to Use Amazon Web Services

According to multiple tech companies, Walmart is telling vendors that they are not allowed to run any applications for the retail giant using Amazon Web Services, and should instead use alternate solutions, such as Microsoft’s Azure.

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Amazon Claims Web Shutdown Was Due to Typo

Amazon claims that the shutdown on Tuesday of over one million websites who use the company’s web-hosting service was due to an employee “typo.”

Amazon's "Style Code Live" will offer viewers beauty tips - and invite them to share their own via live chats

Amazon Hits Earnings Record, But Stock Tanks

Amazon set a quarterly earnings record of $1 a share on $35.7 billion in sales last quarter, but traders sent the stock plunging over 7% Friday after the e-commerce company missed Wall Street’s earnings estimates by 36 percent.

The Associated Press