AWS News Blog

SMS is SMileS Better

Recently I spent sometime talking with Amir of Txtfo, for those of you who dont know who or what Txtfo are, there are a company with a great idea; namely to allow you to use SMS technology available on all mobile phones to get information from Amazon. This information can be anything thats supported by […]

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Scoble goes to Amazon and Learns All About Web Services & Developer Contest

Robert Scoble of Microsoft’s Channel 9 recently paid a visit to Amazon’s Seattle office to interview Jeff Barr and Steve Rabuchin of Amazon’s Developer Relations team. In this 19 minute video, you can see how developers are using Amazon’s Web Services in a variety of ways. You can also learn about the joint Amazon/Microsoft Developer […]

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Getting Top Sellers for a Browse Node

The most recent release of ECS adds a very powerful new feature — the ability to retrieve the best selling items associated with a particular browse node. Here is a sample call: http://xml.amazon.com/onca/xml?Service=AWSECommerceService&Version=2005-07-26&Operation=BrowseNodeLookup&SubscriptionId=[YOUR_SUBSCRIPTION_ID]&BrowseNodeId=1000&ResponseGroup=TopSellers You will need to insert your Subscription ID into this URL in order to see the results.

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Amazon Helps with Red Cross Disaster Relief

Update (October 2017) – The original link in this post is no longer functional. Please visit the newer Amazon Disaster Relief page to see how you can make donations that will be matched by Amazon. In order to alleviate some of the strain on the Red Cross web site, Amazon is hosting the American Red […]

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AWS and the REST of the Web

Welcome to the inaugural UK AWS blog post, In todays post I thought I would talk about the internet, where we think we are going, and how Amazon web services fit in. As ever (with these thoughts), feel free to link to them in your own blogs. The internet is a kaleidoscope of ideas, it […]

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