back to article Amazon's AWS cash machine embiggens, breezes past $2bn-a-quarter mark

Amazon has reported bumper first quarter results, with profits of $513m and sales increasing 28 per cent. In its previous quarterly results Amazon's stock took a beating after the company reported a lower than expected sales. After Thursday's results, the company was back in favor and saw its stock price rise over 10 per cent …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    And they paid 27 cents in tax...

    ..because it was all offshore and the money was held in the Cayman islands.

    The top 1% paid themselves in new yachts, and their shopfloor workers used soup kitchens to stay alive.

  2. A Non e-mouse Silver badge

    Profits

    AWS revenues for the year are also predicted to reach $10bn

    And how much profit did Amazon make on that...?

    1. Tom Womack

      Re: Profits

      I'm guessing around $2.5 billion, since the article indicates that they reported $0.6G on the $2.6G quarter.

  3. Charlie Clark Silver badge

    Simple lesson

    Drop the tat bazaar and go digital.

  4. Kall

    Vizzini

    Still think your photo makes him look like the Sicillian out of 'The Princess Bride' ;)

    quote ' Vizzini: ' INCONCEIVABLE! '

  5. Glenturret Single Malt

    Unoriginal

    That's two headlines in the same issue with the word "embiggens".

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