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Amazon Acquisition

Amazon Buys Touchco? Is Said to Buy Touch-Screen Company

nytimes.com | NICK BILTON and BRAD STONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In a sign that Amazon wants to upgrade its Kindle e-reader to compete head-on with the Apple iPad, Amazon has acquired Touchco, a New York-based start...

Amazon's Acquistion of Zappos: A Superb Example of Karmic Capitalism

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

Zappos has proven that "karmic capitalism" isn't just a catchy cliché, but it's also a very effective means to run a business and cash out at an extremely impressive return on investment.

Amazon Buys Zappos In $807 Million Acquisition

MarketWatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Amazon.com Inc. /quotes/comstock/15*!amzn/quotes/nls/amzn (AMZN 89.79, +1.00, +1.13%) said Wednesday it has agreed t...