Amazon's B2B Business Blows Past 1M Customer Mark


Amazon Business, launched in April 2015, this week announced that it had reached the 1 million customer milestone. “This is rapid growth,” said Ray Wang, principal analyst at Constellation Research. It’s attributable in part to a crossover effect from the large number of B2C customers Amazon has, he said. Amazon Business offers business-only pricing on millions of products, and access to more than 85,000 business sellers. Customers include hospitals, educational institutions, laboratories, daycare centers, government agencies, restaurants, Fortune 50 companies and sole proprietors.

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Windows Vista support ends next month, upsetting almost no one

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After April 11th, 2017, Vista will receive no more updates.

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'Game of Thrones' Streaming Problems Add to Cord-Cutting Dilemma

The problems people experienced on April 24 streaming the blockbuster season premiere of “Game of Thrones” using HBO Go or HBO Now might explain why millions of Americans stick with cable even th…

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Verizon planning $20 upgrade fee even for customers of Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program, leak suggests

Article Image Starting April 4, Verizon will be charging a flat $20 fee to upgrade most devices bought for its network — even when a customer is using Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program, according to a leaked memo.

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Musical chronicling Steve Jobs-Bill Gates rivalry cancels Broadway production

Article Image Originally set to debut in April, “Nerds,” a musical adaptation of the epic rivalry between tech titans Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, has canceled its scheduled Broadway run.

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Apple predicted to increase quarterly dividend up to 10%, share buybacks up to $50B

Article Image Apple will revisit its capital return program in April, and investment firm Piper Jaffray believes the company will use the opportunity to increase both its quarterly dividend payout and share buyback allotment.

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HTC Vive VR: $800, shipping in April, and another risky bet for gamers

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HTC announced the price tag and features of its new Vive, with plans to ship the devices in April. We still recommend planning to wait and see how the upcoming VR solutions compare against each other before pre-ordering any of them, though.

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Apple's 4-inch 'iPhone 6c' set for April 2016 launch, China Mobile claims

Article Image China Mobile is apparently planning for an April 2016 launch of a new 4-inch iPhone, a product launch calendar from Apple’s carrier partner has revealed.

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Total Apple Watch sales predicted to double this holiday, reaching 12M in 2015

Article Image Sales of the Apple Watch have continued to grow since its launch in April, and one analyst believes total sales of its wearable device could double this holiday alone, moving 6 million units in the lucrative three-month shopping period.

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Is the Apple Watch a success?

There have been doubts about whether the Watch, launched in April, has been a successful product so far for Apple. The tech giant seemed intent on allaying any fears by providing plenty of upbeat commentary about strong Watch sales — without specifics — during the company’s third-quarter earnings conference call Tuesday.

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Apple Watch Sales Sink


After a glorious first week of sales following its introduction in April, sales have slid rapidly for the Apple Watch, according to Slice Intelligence. Sales have plummeted to fewer than 20,000 units a day, down from an average of 200,000 a day during its launch week, reported Slice, which measures online purchasing activity through an app used by consumers. “What we’re seeing is a massive drop-off in Apple Watch sales pretty much after the first day that they were sold,” said Slice Intelligence VP of Marketing Jaimee Minney.

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Apple Watch to make special appearance at 2015 Salone del Mobile in Milan

On April 17 only, the Apple Watch will make an appearance at this year’s Salone del Mobile fair in Milan, an exhibition celebrating design and art.



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Sling TV to get HBO live and on-demand content days after HBO Now lands on Apple TV

As promised at the start of April, Dish Network’s Web-based television service Sling TV will add HBO to its list of partner providers later this week, offering linear and video-on-demand content to paying customers.



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