business news in context, analysis with attitude

• Amazon.com had a period of more than 90 minutes on Friday afternoon when its service was down for what the company called “technical reasons.” Advertising Age estimated that based on available numbers, this meant that the e-tailer probably lost as much as $1.8 million in sales during the period when its service was unavailable.
KC's View:
My only question was whether our new program, FoodWireTV, caused the problem…but I was reassured that we had nothing to do with it.

Whew.