Amazon (retailer) http://www.kunc.org en The Price War Over The Cloud Has High Stakes For The Internet http://www.kunc.org/post/price-war-over-cloud-has-high-stakes-internet This week, our tech reporting team is <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/21/305666363/searching-the-planet-to-find-power-for-the-cloud">exploring cloud computing</a> — the big business of providing computing power and data storage that companies need, but which happens out of sight, as if it's "in the cloud."<p>It's a timely topic, since <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/13/technology/google-takes-on-amazon-and-microsoft-for-cloud-computing-services.html">there's a price war</a> going on as tech titans aim to control the cloud market. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:02:00 +0000 Elise Hu 55723 at http://www.kunc.org The Price War Over The Cloud Has High Stakes For The Internet Joy Covey, Who Was Key To Amazon.com's Success, Dies http://www.kunc.org/post/joy-covey-who-was-key-amazoncoms-success-dies "Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 14:13:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49847 at http://www.kunc.org Amazon Enters Art World; Galleries Say They Aren't Worried http://www.kunc.org/post/amazon-enters-art-world-galleries-say-they-arent-worried Local record and book shops have been disappearing as the market for music and literature moves online. In the past few years, there's been a growth in sites that sell fine art on the Internet. On Tuesday, Amazon <a href="http://www.amazon.com/b/?node=6685269011">joined that market</a>. But in this case, many brick and mortar galleries aren't seeing the Internet as a threat.<p><a href="http://www.modernbook.com/">Modernbook Gallery</a> in San Francisco currently has 11 very large eerie photos of a fair-skinned woman in a white-lace dress donning its walls. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:28:00 +0000 Laura Sydell 48037 at http://www.kunc.org Amazon Enters Art World; Galleries Say They Aren't Worried 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos http://www.kunc.org/post/washington-post-be-sold-amazons-jeff-bezos The Washington Post Co. will sell its flagship newspaper and one of the most respected news organizations in the country to Amazon.com founder Jeffrey P. Bezos, <a href="http://www.washpostco.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=62487&p=irol-pressArticle&ID=1844731&highlight=">the company announced in a press release</a>. The <em>Post</em> has been a family-owned business for four generations.<p>Amazon, the company said, will play no role in the purchase. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 20:48:00 +0000 47961 at http://www.kunc.org 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos Amazon Says It Will Hire More Than 5,000 Workers In U.S. http://www.kunc.org/post/amazon-says-it-will-hire-more-5000-workers-us Amazon.com plans to hire more than 5,000 full-time workers for its warehouse and order-fulfillment centers, the retailing giant said Monday. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:39:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 47666 at http://www.kunc.org