07 August 2013

Amazon Art opens

Amazon opens marketplace where people can buy art directly from more than 150 different dealers spread across the globe, called Amazon Art -- The online retailer will sell original and limited-edition art ranging in price from a $10 screen print to a $4.85 million painting by Norman Rockwell.

Amazon Re-Enters Online Art Market
New York Times (blog)
A day after the news that Amazon's founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, is buying The Washington Post, his company officially entered another cultural arena: art. On Tuesday, the online retailer announced the start of Amazon Art, where customers ...

Amazon launches Amazon Art marketplace with over 40,000 works
Steve Dent
Amazon has just announced the Amazon Art marketplace, giving users access to 40000 pieces of fine art from over 150 dealers and galleries. 

Amazon Opens Up A Marketplace for Art - The Next Web
Ben Woods
Amazon has opened a marketplace where people can buy art directly from ... Amazon said that presenting art for sale in this way, ie. online in a manner that ...The Next Web 

Now You Can Buy Fine Art on Amazon - Gizmodo
Jamie Condliffe
Amazon has just announced that it's partnered up with over 150 galleries and art dealers across the US to sell you fine art through its new initiative Amazon Art.Gizmodo

Amazon has just announced the Amazon Art marketplace, giving users access to ... Amazon said it aims to "demystify the world of art," by giving users a "gallery ...
ZDNet (blog)
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Apple's Tablet Market Share Truth
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Apple, Samsung's next big showdown could reshape patent law
San Jose Mercury News
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Microsoft eases development for Windows Phone apps
Hoping to generate more apps for its mobile platform, Microsoft has launched an online tool that could allow even non-developers to create new programs for Windows Phone 8. The tool, called Windows Phone App Studio, is free to use and in beta now.

With wearable technology, a new measure of independence for people with ...
Washington Post (blog)
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How Apple could make a truly cheap iPhone 5C
A report on abusive working conditions at Chinese manufacturer Pegatron Systems, which makes products for Apple and other tech firms, may have outed the so-called iPhone 5C, the long-rumored cheap iPhone that supposedly features a plastic case and is ...

Microsoft Surface: It's time to speed up or give up
ZDNet (blog)
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Apple's iPhone Charger Trade-in Plan
The USB Power Adapter Takeback Program is meant to ensure that owners of Appledevices are safe. "Customer safety is a top priority at Apple," the company states. "That's why all of our products -- including USB power adapters for iPhone, iPad, and ...

Google Asks to Overturn Mobile Phone Import Ban Won by Microsoft
The case is part of a broader argument by Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft thatGoogle's market-dominant Android operating system uses its technology. Motorola Mobility, which was aquired by Google in 2012, is one of the biggest holdouts of a ...

Here’s why a war has started between Chinese Internet giants Tencent and Alibaba - The Next Web: "And Tencent has the power of communities on its side, which could easily become a force to be reckoned with. QQ had close to 800 million active accounts at the end of 2012, while WeChat has nearly 400 million users in all, out of which there are 195 million monthly active users. This means that any new initiative rolled out by Tencent, such as e-commerce, could very possibly tip the scale to its favor. Even though Tencent has not started mapping a clear route to develop e-commerce, its dabbling into selling peripherals such as stickers and games could see it inch slowly toward rolling out more products."

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