Amazon’s Bezos: Color Kindle Is Years Away

From ChannelWeb

Direct from the Kindle King’s mouth: there’ll be no public Kindle sales data to chew on, and a color Kindle is years away. That’s the word from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who, although reportedly bullish on the Kindle at Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting Thursday, told investors at a question-and-answer session that Amazon will keep Kindle sales figures close to the vest and that a color version of the Kindle e-reader is still definitely in the… [read more]

Amazon S3 lets customers ship big data

From Macworld

Amazon’s S3 cloud storage service has a new option, called AWS Import/Export, for quickly uploading large amounts of information to its data centers. It uses a well-developed, multimodal content delivery network that can transmit terabytes of data faster than a T-3 leased line. The fact that this network is based on jets, trucks and messengers with walkie-talkies doesn’t make it any less useful to enterprises, many of which have been using… [read more]