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New Hardware Fuels Amazon's Big Earnings

fortune.com — While Amazon is best known as an e-commerce juggernaut, the company's next big growth engine could be in hardware. Following a massive earnings beat Thursday afternoon, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed that Amazon's devices, which include the Fire tablet, the internet-enabled smart speaker Echo, and the e-reader Kindle, are the best selling products on Amazon.

eBay Pours More Resources Into Selling Wine

fortune.com — EBay has premiered a new category for lovers of zinfandel, chardonnay, and Bordeaux. The e-commerce company opened a new area on Wednesday for buying and selling wine, part of its push to be a marketplace for nearly all kinds of merchandise. EBay previously allowed wine sales in its marketplace, generally in the home and garden category.

StubHub Is eBay’s New PayPal

fortune.com — EBay's revenue and the value of all transactions in its marketplace rose slightly in the most recent quarter. But there's one business within the e-commerce giant that is growing fast: StubHub. The online ticketing service's growth, as highlighted during eBay's earnings on Tuesday, is reminiscent of PayPal's before it was spun off into an independent company last year amid pressure by Wall Street.

Amazon Expands Restaurant Deliveries To a New City

fortune.com — Amazon is expanding its restaurant delivery service to one of the most competitive U.S. markets: San Francisco. Members of the company's subscription program, Prime Now, will be able to get meals from over 100 Bay Area restaurants delivered to their doorsteps within an hour.

Amazon Makes More Movies and Games Exclusive to Prime

fortune.com — Amazon is putting more movies and games behind its Prime membership paywall, as the e-commerce company continues to push its membership service on customers. Amazon's fast growing subscription service, Prime, has emerged as a key pillar of Amazon's e-commerce and streaming business.

Sebastian Thrun Steps Down As Udacity’s CEO

fortune.com — Udacity's founder Sebastian Thrun is stepping down as chief executive officer, the company announced on Friday. Vishal Makhijani, the company's chief operating officer, will be Udacity's new CEO. A Google roboticist and Stanford professor, Thrun initially founded Udacity in 2012 by putting free college courses online to make learning more accessible.

Meet Jessica Mega of Google’s Medical Arm Verily

fortune.com — When the opportunity first came up, Dr. Jessica Mega, a star cardiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, couldn't wrap her head around the idea of leaving these institutions to join Google . Mega had always imagined pursuing her career in a hospital, not working shoulder-to-shoulder with twenty-something engineers.

Taptu Brings A Personalized And Customizable Social News Reading App To The iPad

techcrunch.com — Another day, another launch of a Flipboard-like news and social reader for the iPad. It seems like every day a new app launches that aims to offer a social news reading experience for the iPad, including Pulse, Summify, Flud and others.

Amazon Shuts Down Its Flash Sales Site

fortune.com — Another flash sales site bites the dust. This time, e-commerce giant Amazon is shuttering its sales site MyHabit. The move is part of the growing consolidation of the once-hot flash sales startup market. Gilt, which was once valued at $1 billion, was acquired by Hudson's Bay Company, the parent of Saks Fifth Avenue earlier this year for $250 million, a fraction of Gilt's last valuation.

Amazon Refreshes Fire Tablet Portfolio

fortune.com — Last fall, Amazon debuted new versions of its Fire tablets, designed to watch movies, read books, and play games. On Thursday, the tech giant followed up with a refresh for its line of higher-end tablets in the form of new color and storage options.
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