Amazon’s name gets tossed into spinoff ring, The Edge calls Bezos Break-up

Amazon’s name gets tossed into spinoff ring, The Edge calls Bezos Break-up By John Jannarone, CNBC Senior Writer: Spinoff mania heats up, even Amazon is getting pulled into the discussion. The e-commerce giant is predicted to separate its Amazon Web Services cloud business into a separate company in 2015, according to a note from research firm The Edge Consulting Group, which specializes in spinoffs. The Edge argues that AWS, which offers computing capacity for customers so they don’t need to build their own server warehouses, is expected to have higher margins than the rest of Amazon and would command a higher valuation...