Join 3,433 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

3 posts tagged with Amazon by 2bucksplus.
Displaying 1 through 3 of 3.

Related tags:
+ (48)
+ (30)
+ (29)
+ (23)
+ (22)
+ (20)
+ (18)
+ (16)
+ (13)
+ (13)
+ (11)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (5)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)
+ (4)


Users that often use this tag:
mathowie (17)
stbalbach (15)
Toekneesan (9)
Artw (7)
owillis (4)
Brilliantcrank (4)
silusGROK (4)
jason's_planet (3)
XQUZYPHYR (3)
2bucksplus (3)
Blazecock Pileon (3)
filthy light thief (3)
SpacemanStix (3)
The Whelk (3)
kirkaracha (2)
Wordshore (2)
bison (2)
ParisParamus (2)
Xurando (2)
NotMyselfRightNow (2)
Rhaomi (2)
jaduncan (2)
special-k (2)
Megami (2)
the man of twists ... (2)
Fizz (2)
zarq (2)
AceRock (2)
bobbyelliott (2)
DrJohnEvans (2)
kokogiak (2)
homunculus (2)
mmanning (2)
tamim (2)
reenum (2)
jacquilynne (2)
tranquileye (2)
efader (2)
baylink (2)
Hankins (2)
punkbitch (2)

Amazon's Edsel

Tech pundits and consultants agree; Amazon's Kindle Fire is a huge disaster (New York Times), good for almost nothing (Marco Arment, creator of Instapaper) and a disappointingly poor user experience (Dr. Jakob Nielsen, usability expert). It's the Apple Newton, the Edsel, New Coke and McDonald’s Arch Deluxe in tablet form. By all accounts it should be doomed. So why is it selling so well? And why are user reviews so high? [more inside]
posted by 2bucksplus on Dec 12, 2011 - 167 comments

The wreck of the web.

It wasn't supposed to be like this. Amazon.com's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) crashed yesterday, taking with it popular sites like Reddit, Quora, Foursquare, Hootsuite, Act.ly, and about 70 other sites. Amazon.com was affected, as was some functionality of the New York Times. Amazon Web Service's Health Dashboard indicates that there are still major operating disturbances. [more inside]
posted by 2bucksplus on Apr 22, 2011 - 135 comments

Don't Mess with Taxes.

Amazon.com's state sales tax fight took a dramatic turn as plans were announced to close the online retailer's Irving, Texas distribution center by April 12. Amazon would not confirm the total number of employees who worked at the fulfillment center, but did announce plans to offer positions in other states to employees willing to relocate. Amazon blames the closure on Texas' "unfavorable regulatory climate." [more inside]
posted by 2bucksplus on Feb 11, 2011 - 218 comments

Page: 1