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Cloud Produces Sunny Earnings at Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet

SEATTLE — The moneymaking machines at the core of Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet, the parent company of Google, are notably different. But the respective kings of online retailing, software and internet search should all credit a relatively new line of business for lifting their financial results. In their quarterly earnings ...

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Amazon River no younger than 9 million years, new study shows

Researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the University of Brasilia (Brazil) have determined the age of the formation of the Amazon River at 9.4 to 9 million years ago (Ma) with data that convincingly refutes substantial younger estimates. Their results are published as early view in the journal ...

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Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back

Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back By HIROKO TABUCHI, CLAIRE RIGBY and JEREMY WHITE February 24, 2017 A fire smolders on land cleared for soy farming in Propiedad Valle Verde, near Santa Cruz, Bolivia. By HIROKO TABUCHI, CLAIRE RIGBY and JEREMY WHITE February 24, 2017 COLONIA BERLIN, Bolivia — A few months ago, a representative from Cargill traveled to ...

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Review: Amazon Tap

Sunday morning, lying in bed after a wine-soaked Saturday in Monterey, I rolled over and did what I do most mornings (no, not that): I asked Alexa the weather. Normally, my Amazon Echo chirps to life at the sound of its name and provides a quick forecast, but this, nothing. ...

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