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Feature-Amazon Finds Startup Investments in the ‘Cloud’ | Reuters

According to Alistair Barr 2011, “Amazon.com’s investment opportunities are under a cloud — and that’s a good thing. Five years after launching its so-called cloud computing service, the biggest Internet retailer is reaping the benefits of what has become a unique window into the technology startup world. So far, Amazon.com Inc has backed at least four startups that are customers of its cloud business: Yieldex, Sonian, Engine Yard and Animoto.” Read More > http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/09/amazon-cloud-idUSN1E7A727Q20111109