When Jeff Bezos first launched Amazon.com in 1994, he gave himself a 30 percent chance of success - slightly better than the 1 in 10 odds for internet startups.
Amazon says an incorrectly typed command during a routine debugging of its billing system caused the five-hour outage of some Amazon Web Services servers on Tuesday.
Amazon reported on Thursday that profit leapt during the year-end holiday shopping season, but the tech giant saw shares sink as revenue fell shy of high expectations.
Google appears to have won some of Apple's massive spending on cloud services as the search engine giant steps up its game in a lucrative market hitherto dominated by Amazon.com.
Some storms transport ozone molecules to the canopy of the rainforest, influencing chemical processes that ultimately affect cloud formation, according to an international research team led by Penn State. The team conducted ...
Retailers have long feared Amazon.com and the ease with which it has undermined the business of shopping on Main Street.
Amazon shares rocketed higher Thursday after the online giant surprised the market by swinging to profit in the second quarter amid surging sales.
Strong demand for cloud computing services helped Amazon's revenue jump 15 percent in the first quarter.
Chinese online giant Alibaba will open a data center in Silicon Valley, it said Wednesday, challenging US rival Amazon in the field of cloud computing.
Cloud computing is a more efficient and cheaper alternative for researchers wanting to access and analyse large amounts of human genomic data, a local study has found.