Incorporated as “Cadabra” in 1994 by Jeff Bezos, the company went online the following year as It started as an online bookstore but soon diversified into DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewellery. Apart from online retailing, Amazon also produces consumer electronics, notably the Amazon Kindle e-book reader and the Kindle Fire tablet computer, and provides cloud computing services.

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston. Photo: Bloomberg

Dropbox ditches Amazon and partners with HP

When Dropbox transferred most of its data away from Amazon Web Services earlier this year, it partnered with HP Enterprise to build out its data centers, the two companies revealed at a conference on Tuesday according to the Wall Street Journal. 

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