Amazon first-quarter revenue matches expectations

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:09pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 (Reuters) - Inc's first-quarter revenue jumped 22 percent to $16.07 billion, propelled by growing sales of digital content, cloud-computing services and gains in its main retail business.

The world's largest Internet retailer had been expected to record revenue of $16.1 billion in the typically slower first quarter, according to average forecasts on Wall Street.