Amazon plans to launch a new section of its Android-based Appstore that will let users access a range of paid apps and those that have in-app purchases free of charge, according to a TechCrunch report.
Amazon may be putting a new twist on the idea of "freemium" apps, but developers on Twitter sound like they're not so sure about the concept.
Amazon acquired a startup called 2lemetry that offers technology for sending, receiving and analyzing data from Internet-connected devices and machines. Terms of the deal, first reported by TechCrunch and confirmed by Amazon, were not disclosed.
Zayo has taken another move to enhance its standing in London's growing cloud market by adding Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect portfolio to its Quick Connect portfolio.
Google, Amazon and Microsoft's ongoing movement into the cloud drove up fourth-quarter Ethernet switch revenues to what Dell'Oro Group says was an "all-time high," driving growth in both the data center and campus markets.
Online video providers from Netflix to Amazon to Yahoo are scurrying to create original content that will poach viewers away from their rivals. But an analyst with The Diffusion Group says that pouring money into scripted entertainment is a strategy that is destined to fail.
Forget about trying to side-load the Sling TV linear service onto at least one device: Dish Network's new OTT app is now available on Amazon's Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
RadioShack may soon go into bankruptcy protection--a move that could mark the end of its existence as a national retail chain. And the company is considering selling half its store leases to Sprint and shutting down its remaining stores, according to a Bloomberg report.
Amazon used its fourth quarter earnings call last week to reveal an important tidbit: overall purchasing by Prime Instant Video streamers is more than twice that of the rest of the e-tailer's user base.
Google, Amazon, Apple and French mobile games developer Gameloft averted the threat of fines over the way the companies communicate the costs of payments in apps that are free to download, after reaching a voluntary agreement with the Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM), Italy's competition authority.