Daily: On Amazon’s reach and Apple’s aggressive moves to stop Android

The FT has a great story on Amazon out today that is a must-read. It chronicles how deeply Amazon has become embedded in the architecture of the retail world in today's digital age. Amazon is much more than a book retailer and has begun to have wide-reaching influence online through its nuts and bolts behind the scenes infrastructure products. This blog is hosted on Amazon's servers for example.

In the other bit of tech news that I thought noteworthy, Apple tried to intimidate US retailers into enforcing an injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Tab in its effort to best Samsung and Android by legal means. While this behavior is dubious, it has not stopped Android from taking over, at least in the mobile phone space where they have 51% market share. Apple is still the handset manufacture...


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