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Case study: How Holiday Extras improved customer service by shifting to the cloud

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Holiday Extra's head of IT Damien Turner explains why he opted for the Amazon cloud and the benefits it brought
02 Sep 2014

Amazon acquires gaming video streaming service Twitch for $970m

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One billion dollars for some fish playing Streetfighter?
26 Aug 2014

Fears of Amazon overstretch as shares slide

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Amazon posts losses despite record revenues as a result of massive investment programme
25 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Taking delivery

Amazon pokes two fingers up at France's department of silly rules
14 Jul 2014

Amazon accused of 'bullying' publishers while Barnes & Noble spins off e-reader business

E-commerce giant's print-on-demand plans upset publishers
30 Jun 2014

BlackBerry announces licensing deal with Amazon Appstore and increased gross profit margin

200,000 Android apps to be available for direct download as BlackBerry announces better than expected figures
20 Jun 2014

Amazon launches smartphone with 3D gimmickry and retail sales leanings

That’s all very well… but is it innovation?
19 Jun 2014

Kabbee opts for Rackspace ahead of Google, Amazon, Microsoft owing to emphasis on customer service

London minicab firm said other companies were interested only in selling Kabbee a commodity, rather than working in tandem
29 May 2014

SAP apps heading to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud

Business Suite, All-in-One, Adaptive Server Enterprise and HANA all to be deployed by Q2
20 May 2014

Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter band together against 'net neutrality' plan

More than 100 tech firms sign letter opposing plans by FCC commmissioners
08 May 2014

Amazon brings desktop-as-a-service to Europe – Windows 7, of course, not Windows 8

Amazon Web Services WorkSpaces now available out of Amazon's Dublin data centre
07 May 2014

Amazon increase in expenses eats into profit growth

Web firm's commitment to expansion eats into outgoings, but profit still growing – just not as quickly as it was
25 Apr 2014

Google, Facebook, Amazon unite in a bid to ensure Heartbleed doesn't happen again

13 technology giants team up with The Linux Foundation to support ‘critical’ open source projects
24 Apr 2014

UCAS sticks with HP to manage spike in demand on A-Level results day

HP Performance Center selected for load testing of UCAS's applications
24 Apr 2014

M&S CIO Darrell Stein to step down this summer

2010's Computing/BCS CIO of the Year spent eight years at retailer and helped to develop new e-commerce platform
25 Mar 2014

Microsoft's Azure cloud offering "not as strong as Amazon Web Services", says Just Eat CTO

Carlos Morgado tells Computing why he opted for AWS instead of Microsoft Azure
05 Feb 2014

Amazon shares fall as investors grow impatient

Fears of overstretch amid rising distribution costs and sluggish international sales
31 Jan 2014

eBay should spin off PayPal, says Carl Icahn

Separating payments unit from e-commerce giant is a "no-brainer" claims Icahn
23 Jan 2014

Microsoft invests €170m in Dublin data centre expansion

Expansion to be completed by spring 2014, with 20 data centre roles created as a result
04 Dec 2013

Boots.com the ‘least available’ of the UK’s most popular retail websites

Major retailer suffered 25 hours of downtime in just 33 days
29 Oct 2013

How technology has evolved to improve and enable breast cancer screening

Dr Goldstein tells Computing that Capgemini and AWS are the latest to help MammaCare in its mission to train nurses
25 Oct 2013

Amazon launches 'Login and Pay' service in direct challenge to PayPal

'Pay with Amazon' button to appear on partner websites
09 Oct 2013

Apple's new iPad Mini Retina displays are 'not ready'

Delays may force Apple to postpone launch until next year, or sell a limited supply in 2013
02 Oct 2013

'Old guard' tech firms give cloud customers a raw deal, says AWS chief Jassy

Rivals' private cloud offerings are costly and inflexible says Amazon Web Services VP
17 Sep 2013