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Tag Archives: The Wall Street Journal
Amazon.com, the world’s largest online retailer, is giving its Web site a new “airy” look, with fewer product photos and a larger search box. The new homepage also pushes more digital goods–books, music, video and software, according to The Wall Street Journal, which says the redesign correlates with Amazon’s new 7-inch tablet, expected next month.
Six weeks after serving Google with broad subpoenas, Federal Trade Commission lawyers and several state attorneys general are focusing their investigation of Google, reports The Wall Street Journal. For one thing, they have been asking whether Google prevents smartphone manufacturers that use its Android operating system from using competitors’ services.
The first time I met Brian Wong I was attending a session at the annual South by Southwest Interactive on Being Young and Rocking It and I completely overlooked him. Not because he is someone that is easily overlooked but due to his unassuming nature. Wong, 20, is the founder of kiip (pronounced “keep”), a start-up focused on mobile in-game advertising, backed by True Ventures.
Amazon plans to release a tablet computer by October, reports the Wall Street Journal. The nine-inch tablet will run on Google’s Android platform, and won’t have a camera. A few questions loom, such as how Amazon will keep its tablet from cannibalizing sales of its best-selling Kindle and about marketing. Apple has brick-and-mortar stores to sell its devices and Amazon does not.