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Margaret Hodge urges Amazon to pay a ‘fair tax’

Margaret Hodge, the chairperson of the Commons Public Accounts Committee, has urged online retailer Amazon to pay a "fair tax" on the business they operate in the UK.

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Amazon Fire TV available for $99

Tech giant Amazon's newly unveiled set-top box 'Fire TV' has become available for purchase through the online retail giant's official website Amazon. com for $99.

The Fire TV, which allows users to stream video games, feature-length films etc, offers free Netflix and Amazon Prime access for the first month.

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AWS authorized to work with all Department of Defense agencies

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud services arm of Amazon, has been awarded with security authorization to work with all agencies within the U. S. Department of Defense (DoD).

AWS said it met the Department of Defense's security requirements in all regions in the country, particularly AWS regions like its AWS GovCloud. The Department of Defense gave it the authorization for its cloud security level 1-2.

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Amazon to launch its own media streaming stick: report

Amazon is preparing to introduce its competitor to Google's recently launched media streaming stick Chromecast, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported.

The reported Amazon product features a dongle-like design; rather than a box-like design like that of Apple TV. Much like its Kindle Fire devices, the Amazon dongle will also run Google's widely popular operating system Android.

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Amazon equips first-gen Kindle Paperwhite with Goodreads & FreeTime

Amazon has just announced the release of a software update for the first-generation Kindle Paperwhite, equipping the first-generation devices with a number of new features.

The most notable new features that have been integrated into the first-generation Kindle Paperwhite are online reading community Goodreads and FreeTime

Users of the first-generation Kindle Paperwhite had been demanding the new features for their devices since November last year, when these features were released for the company's newer devices.

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