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From TheJournal.ie Here are some of the top business books to read in 2015 Must Reads

Here are some of the top business books to read in 2015

Pick up some inspiration from some of these…

From TheJournal.ie Amazon has an army of robots helping it send gifts on their way Little Helpers

Amazon has an army of robots helping it send gifts on their way

The company has deployed more than 15,000 wheeled robots to travel around its biggest warehouses and help deliver goods to employees.

From TheJournal.ie SME focus: Everything you need to know about traditional stores and e-commerce SME Focus

SME focus: Everything you need to know about traditional stores and e-commerce

For November’s in-depth coverage of SMEs, we focused on the business of retail.

From TheJournal.ie SME book club: How one bull-headed businessman built the 'everything store' The Everything Store

SME book club: How one bull-headed businessman built the 'everything store'

Inside the Amazon story – and what other entrepreneurs can learn from the rapid rise of an e-commerce titan.

From TheJournal.ie 300 jobs up for grabs in Amazon Dublin - so many it had to expand its offices Jobswatch

300 jobs up for grabs in Amazon Dublin - so many it had to expand its offices

The sales giant has expanded its space to over 100,000 square feet to cater for the new employees.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space... The Final Frontier

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...

Richard Branson has said he will not “push on blindly” in the wake of Friday’s fatal crash. The Virgin founder isn’t the only businessman in the commercial space flight race…

From TheJournal.ie Amazon plans to move from clicks to bricks by opening first physical store Bricks-and-mortar

Amazon plans to move from clicks to bricks by opening first physical store

The company’s first physical store is expected to be opened in New York by the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie It's not just Apple and Ireland. The EU is looking at Amazon's tax deals in Luxembourg Favourable Terms

It's not just Apple and Ireland. The EU is looking at Amazon's tax deals in Luxembourg

The European Commission claim that terms in a 2003 tax deal allowed Amazon to limit its overall bill to less than 1% of its European income.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man to run marathon in Amazon to raise money for teacher with cancer Brazil

Irish man to run marathon in Amazon to raise money for teacher with cancer

The former teacher of his nephew has been diagnosed with mixed cell lymphoma, a very rare form of cancer, and he’s hoping to help cover the cost of her treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation Amazon

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation

They were killed by suspected members of an illegal logging ring.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why did Amazon spend $970 million on a site that livestreams videogames? Show Me The Money

Explainer: Why did Amazon spend $970 million on a site that livestreams videogames?

Turns out watching people play videogames is more lucrative than you think.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon bets big that there's a market for watching gamers play - buys Twitch for $970m Spectator Sport

Amazon bets big that there's a market for watching gamers play - buys Twitch for $970m

Google looked the favourites to land the deal but lost out.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Friday Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon opens up 3D printing store for creating personalised items Choices

Amazon opens up 3D printing store for creating personalised items

The store will feature more than 200 products at launch, which users can customise in a number of ways.

From TheJournal.ie New Amazon service offers unlimited e-book access Book Boom

New Amazon service offers unlimited e-book access

The Kindle Unlimited service will give US readers a Spotify-style service for their e-readers.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon applies for US delivery drone testing Drones

Amazon applies for US delivery drone testing

Company says permission to carry out drone tests would be “in the public interest”.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon challenges Google with new document sharing service The Cloud

Amazon challenges Google with new document sharing service

Cloud-based service offers new platform for storing, sharing and building document feedback.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lost' Amazon Indians make first contact with outside world Under Threat

'Lost' Amazon Indians make first contact with outside world

“It is not normal for such a large group of uncontacted Indians to approach in this way,” said one expert.

The 10 best books of the year (so far), according to Amazon

A ready-to-go shopping list.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon enters the mobile market by launching head-tracking smartphone Use Your Head

Amazon enters the mobile market by launching head-tracking smartphone

The 4.7-inch smartphone has four cameras located on each corner of the screen which tracks how the user is looking at the phone.

From TheJournal.ie Apple has dodged a massive $840 million price-fixing court case Price Fixing

Apple has dodged a massive $840 million price-fixing court case

The company agreed an out-of-court settlement with the parties involved, effectively avoiding a court case which was due to take place next month.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the major section of Amazon you mightn't know about In The Cloud

Here's the major section of Amazon you mightn't know about

While online retail is the main focus of Amazon’s success, its cloud enterprise services (AWS) is playing a increasingly important role in the company’s development and expansion.

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

From The42 UPDATE: Paddy Power confirm rainforest stunt was computer wizardry Did They?

UPDATE: Paddy Power confirm rainforest stunt was computer wizardry

No trees were harmed in the making of this particular PR stunt.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon lets users fill up their shopping carts via Twitter hashtags Shop Till You Drop

Amazon lets users fill up their shopping carts via Twitter hashtags

By using the hashtag #AmazonCart, Twitter users can add items they wish to purchase later to their Amazon shopping cart.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon moves into wearable tech by launching dedicated store Innovation

Amazon moves into wearable tech by launching dedicated store

The store also has a “learning center” which aims to educate those who aren’t familiar with smartwatches and activity trackers.

From TheJournal.ie Yep, Amazon is still working on unmanned flying drones Droning On

Yep, Amazon is still working on unmanned flying drones

In its annual letter to shareholders, Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos also announced a new scheme which would pay unhappy employees $2,000 to leave the company in their first year.

From TheJournal.ie Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows TV Streaming

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows

The two companies are planning on releasing their own original TV shows which would compete against the likes of Netflix and Amazon.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon announces Fire TV, its set-top streaming box and gaming device All-in-one

Amazon announces Fire TV, its set-top streaming box and gaming device

Amazon Fire TV will allow users to watch shows on Instant Video and Netflix and will include games like Minecraft, The Walking Dead and NBA2K14.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon to place listening limits on its radio streaming service Limiters

Amazon to place listening limits on its radio streaming service

The company plans to limit how users stream certain tracks to help encourage them to buy songs and albums in their music store.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon could be planning to launch its own music streaming service Negotiations

Amazon could be planning to launch its own music streaming service

The eCommerce giant is said to be in talks with record labels about launching a music streaming service on its site.

From TheJournal.ie Resurrected Ripper St to bring Victorian crime back to Ireland* Crime And Punishment

Resurrected Ripper St to bring Victorian crime back to Ireland*

*Don’t worry, it’s all for TV.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon preparing to launch its own TV box service for March Web Streaming

Amazon preparing to launch its own TV box service for March

It’s rumoured that the company will roll out the Android-powered device in March.

'Coffin bed' has hilariously mixed Amazon reviews

Customers just can’t agree on it for some reason.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them Clairvoyance

Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them

The patent would allow Amazon to deliver goods it believes you will order based on your shopping and search history.

From TheJournal.ie Your next TV: Will it be Ultra HD? Pin Sharp

Your next TV: Will it be Ultra HD?

As video-streaming grows in popularity and in quality, the next generation of TVs will focus on bringing Ultra HD quality streaming to your living room.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Are these the drones we're looking for? Opinion

Column: Are these the drones we're looking for?

Machine autonomy has long been a staple of science fiction – but that may be coming to an end with plans to use drones for domestic delivery, writes David Gunkel.