SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 13- Facebook Inc wants its users to shop for clothes and other products from their mobile phones without ever leaving its app. In an effort to move further into e-commerce and compete with Amazon Inc's retail offerings, Facebook announced Monday it is testing several ad features that allow users to shop directly through its app.» Read More
During its AWS conference, Amazon took aim at Oracle, which is currently the biggest provider of traditional cloud databases.
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Founded by Marc Lore, who in 2010 sold his diapers-to-soap e-commerce firm Quidsi to Amazon.com for $540 million, Jet.com had launched in July promising big discounts in exchange for members placing large orders and paying the annual fee. The launch of Jet.com has been closely watched as a new competitor to Amazon.com Inc and Wal Mart Stores Inc.
Amazon Web Services allows data migration from databases to the cloud. CNBC's Jon Fortt has the details.
The online retail giant is launching its most aggressive cloud data analytics software tool to date.
Jet.com, the discount shopping site, will get rid of its $50 annual membership fee to attract more customers. Re/code reports.
Nick Bilton, New York Times, weighs in on Amazon's push into the web services business
The social sharing platform is also announcing growth stats.
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After two years of testing, Twitter is finally making it easy for millions of merchants to sell products through a tweet with its "Buy Now" button.
The minister overseeing the telecom sector has poured cold water on the idea of separating BT from its broadband network, the FT reports.
Speculation has circulated for some time that Nestle, known for its mass-market chocolates like Kit Kat and Butterfinger, might seek to buy its way into a bigger role in the fast-growing premium sector, particularly in the United States. Nestle will sell Cailler chocolates, up to now mainly sold locally in Switzerland, through online retailer Amazon in the...
"When the economy is bad, we still have the money to spend — you guys probably don't, you worry," Alibaba founder Jack Ma said.
Twitter is rolling out a "buy now" button system wide—so any U.S. retailer can sell physical products, digital goods or services all within a tweet.
Target unveiled a "price matching" policy that begins Oct. 1. Unlike last year, purchases on Target.com will now eligible for price matching with competitors.
Nasty Gal founder and executive chairman Sophia Amoruso, discusses the success of her online retail store.
Amazon is starting a service to deliver packages ultrafast to Prime consumers, using a crowdsourced network of drivers.
Health care is often at the top of the list of industries seen benefiting from Americans living longer, but there are other options.