Launches Web Services Launches Web Services. “We're putting out a welcome mat for developers — this is an important beginning and new direction for us,” said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of “Developers can now incorporate content and features directly onto their own websites. We can't wait to see how they're going to surprise us.”

Among its many features,'s Web Services will allow third party sites to search and display products from's web site, and enable visitors to those sites to add items to their shopping carts. Developers can access AWS through two industry standards: XML and SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol).  [PHP Everywhere]

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