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Ghosts In The Machine – What Really Happened When The Lights Went Out At Amazon Web Services

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As we all know by now, Amazon Web Services (AWS) had an outage on Friday. It would not have been much of a big deal except that it was AWS. And the fact that the outage took down big consumer properties like Netflix and Instagram. AWS is usually quite silent...
Ghosts In The Machine – What Really Happened When The Lights Went Out At Amazon Web Services

The Shipping News: A Shorter Wait for the New iPad

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Third-generation iPad supply and demand aren’t yet in balance, but they may be soon if estimated shipping times at Apple’s online store are any indication. After falling to five to seven days from one to two weeks, ship times on the new iPad today dropped once more, this time to...
The Shipping News: A Shorter Wait for the New iPad

Apple Sells Out of iPad Launch Day Supplies in U.S. Online Store, Now Quoting March 19 Shipping

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Apple has now completely sold out of its launch day iPad allotment in its U.S. online store, with all 18 models now offering shipping estimates of March 19 for new orders. Accounting for shipment time, customers placing orders now shouldn't expect them to arrive until the middle of the week...
Apple Sells Out of iPad Launch Day Supplies in U.S. Online Store, Now Quoting March 19 Shipping

Washington state slams T-Mobile for "deceptive 'No-Contract'" ads

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Last month, T-Mobile finally made a highly anticipated announcement—that it would kill off the mobile phone contract, dubbing itself the “Un-Carrier.” As we reported at the time, customers can bring their own device or pay an additional fee to buy a new phone—essentially shifting the carrier subsidy entirely to...
Washington state slams T-Mobile for "deceptive 'No-Contract'" ads
Retail: Map A Path To Black Friday Conquest with Walmart's App

Comcast will stream its entire content library for free from March 25-31 for its 'Watchathon' event

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Global media and technology company Comcast Corporation announced today that it will be open its content up as part of its”Watchathon” event from March 25 through 31. During this time, customers will have unlimited access to the company’s entire programming library of more than 3,500 episodes from over 100 series...
Comcast will stream its entire content library for free from March 25-31 for its 'Watchathon' event

Amazon Launches 'AutoRip', Offering Free Digital Versions of Purchased CDs

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Seeking to enhance its profile among music buyers, Amazon today announced the launch of AutoRip, a new service that offers customers who purchase physical CDs through Amazon free digital copies of their purchases through Amazon Cloud Player. The service is also retroactive, meaning that customers who bought any of the...
Amazon Launches 'AutoRip', Offering Free Digital Versions of Purchased CDs

HP to customize Moonshot offerings, offer ARM and Xeon chips

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Hewlett-Packard in the future will offer customized Moonshot servers at different prices and also offer configurations with ARM and Intel Xeon processors.HP on Monday started shipping the first offering in its new class of hyperscale servers called Moonshot, which runs on processors built for smartphones and tablets. The initial...
HP to customize Moonshot offerings, offer ARM and Xeon chips

Here's What Verizon Has To Say About Killing Unlimited Data Plans (VZ)

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Verizon has an official statement out regarding its decision to end unlimited data plans when users upgrade to a 4G phone. It says, well, nothing, about forcing users off unlimited plans: As we have stated publicly, Verizon Wireless has been re-evaluating its data pricing structure for some time, Customers have...
Here's What Verizon Has To Say About Killing Unlimited Data Plans (VZ)
Real-time Facebook 'likes' displayed on Brazilian fashion retailer's clothes racks
YC's iCracked Is Blowing Up With A New "Uber" For iPhone Repairs Service

Amazon Finds The Droids It's Looking For

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Yesterday, Amazon announced its acquisition of Kiva Systems, Inc. for around $775 million in cash. Kiva makes warehouse robots. They're sturdy, orange little droids shaped like a toaster on its side, and the various models can lift and carry 1,000 pounds or more. Kiva's automatons and control software help warehouses...
Amazon Finds The Droids It's Looking For
The SaaS churn challege: How to hold onto your customers

AT&T starts pushing 2G phone users to 3G as GSM ramps down

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AT&T in remarks confirmed what should be a long, gradual transition away from GSM and EDGE networks. Company letters, as well as official commentary to MarketWatch, warned customers that their 2G-only devices might lose coverage partly or entirely in "certain areas" of New York City over time. Customers weren't being...
AT&T starts pushing 2G phone users to 3G as GSM ramps down
Box's CEO Just Zinged Dropbox And Samsung With His Hilarious April Fool's Merger Joke
Data Centers: Greenpeace Blimp Protests Apple's 'Dirty' Energy Co.

Hunger Games beats Harry Potter to become Amazon's bestselling U.S. series

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Suzanne Collins’ dystopian YA trilogy “The Hunger Games” is Amazon’s bestselling series ever in the United States, the company announced. “The Hunger Games” is published by Scholastic, which reported in July that the trilogy has sold over 50 million copies in the United States. Amazon did not break out how...
Hunger Games beats Harry Potter to become Amazon's bestselling U.S. series
Microsoft Updates Windows To Fix Everything It Botched In Windows 8 (MSFT)

U.S. Cellular offers unlimited 4G LTE plan...for now

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For a limited time, customers can get unlimited 4G data with tethering for only $60 per month. [Read more]...
U.S. Cellular offers unlimited 4G LTE plan...for now
NetSuite buys OrderMotion to handle orders better and faster

How Best Buy Is Training Employees On Microsoft's Radically Different Windows 8 (MSFT, BBY)

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Microsoft is set to release four different versions of its Windows operating system this week and it's likely to cause some customer confusion. We reached out to Jason Bonfig, Merchant VP for Computing and MP3 at Best Buy, to see how the retailer will train its employees to be ready...
How Best Buy Is Training Employees On Microsoft's Radically Different Windows 8 (MSFT, BBY)
NIM’s Morgan Guenther: ‘We Can Reclaim Leisure Time for Reading’ With Digital Mags
Tech Insurgents 2012: Marleen Vogelaar
What Fotopedia can tell us about Friday's China iPad launch

Amazon's Vogels ponders the new IT metrics: a topic even foggier than the cloud

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Amazon’s CTO Werner Vogels offered up some cloud-related eye candy Thursday night in a blog post discussing the challenge of choosing the right metrics for cloud computing. The post contributed to the ongoing conversation about how to calculate the benefits of choosing on-demand infrastructure over building your own with some...
Amazon's Vogels ponders the new IT metrics: a topic even foggier than the cloud
Gotta love that long tail: Walls360 goes on-demand with Zazzle

Setster Gives All Daily Deal Companies Their Own Groupon Scheduler

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For those unfamiliar, Setster has been operating in the somewhat unsexy scheduling software space since 2008, with the goal of bringing doctors, lawyers, therapists, stylists, and everyone in between, a platform that makes it easy to manage appointment scheduling. Setster wants to be anywhere service providers make appointments with clients...
Setster Gives All Daily Deal Companies Their Own Groupon Scheduler
Hotmail Users, It's Time To Move To Outlook.com, Like It Or Not
Crowdfunding via customers is the new startup capital
Clothes Horse Wants To Solve The Biggest Problem With Online Shopping: Finding Clothes That Fit
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