Amazon is the sleeper of the second generation tech weapons race. Most conversations about buyouts and investment in the tech industry have Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo! mentioned but you rarely hear much buzz around what Amazon is plotting.

‘undisclosed amount’ is how much they’re putting into Amie ST.

The news via VentureBeat is typical Amazon… “close to the vest’

clipped from

Amie Street

We know music is social, and finding new music needs to be fun. Music discovery is best served by communication between people, so we reward fans when they recommend songs to their friends by giving them credit to buy more music. Whether you spend two minutes or two hours on Amie Street you are connected to a world of music lovers discovering new music together.

We support our artists by giving them 70% of song sales and never taking ownership of their creative work. We want all artists on Amie Street to be successful and we believe that our unique marketplace will accomplish this goal to a degree never achieved before.

  blog it