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Fire phone goes down in flames, says report

Amazon threw its smartphones in the fire Wednesday, according to a report on The Wall Street Journal. Maybe not quite into the fire, but definitely on the back burner.

Ugam analysis reveals gaps, pricing opportunities in Amazon.com merchandising

Ugam, a provider of managed analytics for retailers, brands and market research firms, analyzed two key sporting goods categories to find opportunities for retailers to compete and possibly best Amazon.com. It's a good example of how companies can used big data analytics to disrupt an industry giant and take possession of a larger market share. 

MetaFlows simplifies security testing with virtual sandbox tool on EC2

MetaFlows is taking its distributed virtual sandboxing tool to the Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud – or EC2.

Spotlight: Amazon makes Alexa available in developer preview

Amazon is making its Alexa voice service available in developer preview to hobbyists and hardware makers who want to integrate Alexa into connected devices.

Amazon opens its AWS Device Farm for iOS app testing

The new tool Amazon pushed to Android and Fire developers to test their apps earlier this month will be extended to iOS soon, in a move that makes the service more competitive with others already on the market. 

Amazon looks to reserve airspace for high-speed drone flight

If you're looking for a sci-fi film all about flying robots taking to the sky without any human interaction, I'm sure you can find one to buy on Amazon. However, if you just wait a little while, Amazon's new drone proposal may come true, and you can watch those autonomous, flying robots – better known as drones – by just leaning out the window and looking up.

Here's what recent cloud earnings reports say about smaller cloud providers

Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, IBM and Google are really dominating the public cloud market, making it increasingly difficult for smaller, niche service providers to stay afloat. 

Amazon's Prime Day vs Black Friday: A big data look at the biggest retail showdown

Despite media reports of prevailing negative consumer sentiment about Amazon's much ballyhooed Prime Day, the data shows a different story, albeit not one that necessarily celebrates Amazon's take on the event.

Why Rackspace may just come out the cloud winner, after all

A year ago, many of us in the media were speculating on what exactly was going to happen to Rackspace, which at one time seemed like it was going to be a dominant player providing a strong alternative to Amazon Web Services.

Amazon API Gateway aims to make app back-end creation easier

Amazon Web Services joined a growing number of companies trying to make it easier to create and manage APIs.