Amazon

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the United States. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, later diversifying to sell DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming,software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics—notably, Amazon Kindle e-book readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV and Fire Phone—and is the world’s largest provider of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS).

In October 2015, Amazon announced the AWS IoT, a platform for processing and using data from Internet-connected devices. The IoT service will work across a range of protocols, Amazon says, and set automatic triggers to send data to other processing tools.

Should PayPal and Apple Pay Be Afraid of Amazon Pay?
November 29th, 2018

Amazon Pay surges in popularity on merchant websites. Financials host Jason Moser believes PayPal and Apple Pay have clear tech advantages and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP, thinks that Amazon’s familiarity gives it an advantage as more consumers adopt digital wallets.

Amazon Launches New Blockchain Services
November 29th, 2018

Two new products – Amazon Quantum Ledger Database and Managed Blockchain will maintain a complete and verifiable history of data changes, and allow users adjust and manage a scalable blockchain network.

Amazon Further Targets Brick-and-Mortar Merchants Aggressively Promoting Its Payment System
November 26th, 2018

To dominate the retail world, e-commerce giant Amazon is persuading brick-and-mortar merchants to accept its mobile payments system Amazon Pay.

Things Will Get Worse Before They Get Better, Says Renowned VC Fred Wilson
November 26th, 2018

While the crypto market is affected by the bearish trend, VC Fred Wilson insists that now it is a good time to purchase digital assets.

Amid Crypto Market Sharp Downturn, Traditional Stock Markets Seem to Collapse as Well
November 21st, 2018

Tech stocks overall were hit hard Tuesday as the Nasdaq Composite Index slid another 1.7 percent. Facebook and Alphabet are just two of the companies that make up the group of large tech stocks commonly known as FAANG.

BTC Price Turns Out to Be Less Volatile than Some of Wall Street’s Major Stocks, Says CBOE
October 23rd, 2018

Though cryptocurrencies have always been criticized for their extreme volatility, now the situation seems to have changed.

The Changing Face of Retail In The Age of the Internet and Decentralization
August 22nd, 2018

A decentralized online retail ecosystem Shopin is set to build a healthier and more rewarding retail ecosystem, which connects shops and businesses with customers without sacrificing personal data privacy.

ConsenSys Partners with Amazon to Launch Enterprise-Ready Blockchain Networks on AWS
May 15th, 2018

The new all-in-one blockchain platform Kaleido features Enterprise Ethereum for faster and simplified adoption of the technology by enterprises.

‘There Will Be No More Credit Cards in 20 Years,’ Says PayPal CEO Dan Schulman
May 8th, 2018

Dan Schulman, PayPal CEO, said that as the popularity of PayPal and its mobile payments platform Venmo grow, traditional methods of payment will be replaced by digital alternatives, which means that there will be no credit cards in 20 years.

Oracle to Launch Blockchain-based Products This Month
May 8th, 2018

In the short term, Oracle is to launch its new blockchain products: a platform-as-a-service product and decentralized ledger-based applications.