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


    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


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

    quote ' Vizzini: ' INCONCEIVABLE! '

  5. Glenturret Single Malt


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

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