HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-06-12 03:32

Amazon and the BBC teaming up for adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse

According to Variety, Amazon and the BBC are moving forward with a two-part adaptation of Agatha Christie’s mystery novel The Pale Horse, with Leonora Lonsdale directing and award-...

Amazon and the BBC teaming up for adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse

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LeBron James and Rimowa Are Teaming Up James serves as one of the stars of the brand's new ad campaign. Here, he tells GQ why he always brings two bags—and why one of them always has a candle in it....
2019-05-29 17:48

Pale rosé isn't better – and nine other pink wine myths debunked It’s all sweet, it’s only for summer or ought to be cheap ... the prejudices about rosé wine endure, but we really should know betterRed wine gives you headaches; white wine tastes of nothing, unless it’s sauvignon blanc; all Aussie wines are fruit b...
2019-06-13 13:48

Congress Considers Teaming Up With Prakash Ambedkar Party In Maharashtra The Congress in Maharashtra is considering a pre-poll tie up with Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar and Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi for the upcoming assembly elections. Mr Ambedkar, grandson of......
2019-06-08 18:32

Pogo Stick Sharing Micro Mobility Company Cangoroo Is Truly Beyond the Pale If you needed any further proof that we live in hell and everything is meaningless, there is a new tech-less pogo-stick-sharing micro mobility startup from Sweden called Cangoroo that people are apparently taking seriously. Apparently intended to co...
2019-06-02 18:16

AMC’s adaptation of Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 is NTG00D Joe Hill’s surreal and dreamlike NOS4A2 needed a Tim Burton sensibility, but it gets a Joel Schumacher one in the drab and lifeless AMC adaptation. It’s a story that includes a killer car, magical covered bridge, and a mythical place called Christmas...
2019-05-31 18:01

Ron Howard says that his dud The Dark Tower adaptation "should've been horror" It’s 2019 and the Stephen King renaissance rolls on, with It: Chapter 2, Doctor Sleep, and HBO’s The Outsider on the horizon and adaptations of The Stand, The Long Walk, The Eyes Of The Dragon, ‘Salem’s Lot, and Lisey’s Story in development. There’s ...
2019-05-31 22:16

‘The Goldfinch’ trailer: First look at Ansel Elgort in film adaptation The first heart-wrenching trailer for the film adaption of Donna Tartt’s 760-page, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Goldfinch” was released Wednesday. “In Amsterdam, I dreamt I saw my mother again,” star Ansel Elgort na...
2019-05-30 10:32

BBC reveals stars of its adaptation of Normal People by Sally Rooney Daisy Edgar-Jones to play Marianne in series directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie MacdonaldThe stars of the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel Normal People have been announced as filming gets under way in Ireland.The coming-of-a...
2019-05-31 00:16

Hulu orders an adaptation of Sally Rooney's Normal People Irish author Sally Rooney has published two novels to date, with both of them—2014's Conversations With Friends, and last year’s Normal People—earning strong reviews for her deft handling of complicated interpersonal topics like class, sex, and p...
2019-05-31 02:48

Marc Anthony joins adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In The Heights As reported by The Wrap, Marc Anthony has joined the cast of In The Heights, the movie adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning pre-Hamilton musical. The news actually came from Miranda himself, who revealed the casting announcement on Twitter...
2019-06-07 03:32

James Ellroy says film adaptation of LA Confidential was 'as deep as a tortilla' Speaking at Hay festival, the American crime writer has few kind words for film-makersIt won Oscars and accolades as the best film of 1997, but the crime writer James Ellroy has a different recollection of the adaptation of his novel LA Confidential....
2019-06-02 19:00

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
2019-05-21 16:00

Vanessa Hudgens to Play Allie in Reading of The Notebook Musical Adaptation Vanessa Hudgens is returning to her music roots, sort of. The High School Musical star, who also showcases her musical performance skills in Grease: Live and Rent: Live, is set to lead a......
2019-06-13 20:16

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was ‘a ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch painters which both became films. One was a joy. The other a “complete nightmare from start to finish...
2019-05-29 12:32

Aladdin's Marwan Kenzari joins Netflix comic book adaptation The Old Guard According to The Hollywood Reporter, Aladdin villain Marwan Kenzari has joined the cast of The Old Guard, Netflix’s adaptation of the Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez comic of the same name. The story is about a group of soldiers who are “inexplicabl...
2019-05-29 03:16

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot...
2019-05-22 08:32

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
2019-05-27 15:16

'The Goldfinch': Exclusive first photos from the big-screen adaptation Check out first-look photos of Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Jeffrey Wright and more in the big-screen adaptation of Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch.'        ...
2019-05-28 23:48

Here's Why It's So Hard to Draw a Horse The New Yorker comic “How to Draw a Horse” isn’t really a how-to; it’s a story about young love and the beauty of nature and channeling your feelings into art. But it also has actual tips for drawing horses! So if you’re an artist who struggles with ...
2019-06-06 23:48

Where the Who’s Who of Horse Racing Celebrate the Belmont Stakes It may seem strange that jockeys, trainers and owners all stay under the same roof for a race of such consequence. But during the Belmont Stakes, this is exactly what happens....
2019-05-31 13:16

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park A 9-year-old gelding named Kochees, injured in a race on Saturday, became the 26th fatality at the racetrack since Dec. 26, and the third in nine days....
2019-05-27 04:16

3rd horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the Southern California track since Dec. 26. The Los Angeles Tim...
2019-05-27 02:32

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
2019-05-22 03:32

Ryanair boss to quit horse racing In a shock to the world of horse racing, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has announced he is winding up his Gigginstown House Stud racing and bloodstock operation and quitting the sport....
2019-05-21 16:16

Dogs, a horse and a goat go to the polls – in pictures Pets accompany their owners across the UK as the nation votes in the European elections• This article was amended on 23 May 2019 to remove an image taken at the local elections in the UK in May Continue reading......
2019-05-24 03:00

2nd horse in 2 days, 29th overall, dies at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A ...
2019-06-10 02:48

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
2019-05-24 00:48

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
2019-05-23 19:00

2 convicted for tossing horse lubricant and glitter on cops PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two police officers at a protest. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office says the defendants w...
2019-06-09 21:32

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized S...
2019-05-27 23:48

Gaffalione has become horse racing’s rising star jockey Tyler Gaffalione seems poised to add his name to the list of all-time great jockeys in horse racing that includes Ron Turcotte, Jerry Bailey, Gary Stevens, John Velazquez and Mike Smith. While there may not be a specific moment when people in horse r...
2019-06-05 19:48

Hobby horse fans show off their skills in Finland Organizers say "the biggest hobby horse event in the world" has taken place in a Finnish town that is hosting the annual national championships in this sport by teen girls who simulate the gymnastic elements of real-life horseback riding....
2019-06-16 00:16

3rd child dies after horse-drawn carriage hit in Michigan ALGANSEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say a third child has died after a pickup truck drove into the back of an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan. Two children, ages 6 and 2 years old, died at the scene of Friday evening’s crash....
2019-06-09 21:32

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse's death Spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack        ...
2019-05-28 02:48

Santa Anita investigating if malpractice led to latest horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. — The owner of Santa Anita is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized Sunday after injuring his left front leg in a ...
2019-05-28 03:16

U.S. Open: Who will win at Pebble Beach and who's a dark horse to contend? Dustin Johnson is the slight betting favorite and Brooks Koepka is tying to win three consecutive U.S. Open titles. Golfweek staffers make their picks.       ...
2019-06-12 04:32

California racing course announces safety measures after horse deaths The owners of the famed Santa Anita Park racing track said they had taken measures to improve horse safety following the death of two more animals last weekend that prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom to call for a halt to racing....
2019-06-13 16:48

2019 Belmont Stakes: Sir Winston, the ‘Wrong’ Horse, Prevails A 10-1 shot gave the trainer Mark Casse two different winners in the final two Triple Crown races, capping a topsy-turvy season that began with the Kentucky Derby victor being disqualified....
2019-06-09 04:32

Third horse dies in nine days as fatalities mount once again at Santa Anita Racing had been suspended in March due to spike in deathsTrack is due to host Breeders’ Cup in NovemberSanta Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing...
2019-05-27 21:32

Gaffalione has become horse racing's rising star jockey Tyler Gaffalione has become horse racing's rising star jockey after winning Preakness and can add to resume with War of Will in Belmont        ...
2019-06-05 20:32

From the horse's mouth to the door to hell: Magnum's images of obsession Magnum Photographers choose images on the theme of obsession for the world-renowned agency’s latest square print sale, in which museum-quality prints are available for $100 for a limited five-day period. More info and see the full collection here Con...
2019-06-11 10:00

Horse dies in Bronx after trailer crashes, flips over on highway A tractor-trailer carrying two horses crashed and flipped over in the Bronx Thursday morning, killing one of the animals, police said. A man was driving a pickup with the two horses in tow in the southbound lane of the Cross Bronx Expressway near Exi...
2019-06-06 23:00

Storied White Horse Tavern taking the reins with new, accessible menu The legendary White Horse Tavern is gearing up to launch a new menu despite local concerns over rising prices and other changes — as expressed at a community board meeting in March....
2019-06-03 03:16

27th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials say After a period of six weeks with no fatalities at the now-infamous Santa Anita racetrack in southern California where 26 horses have died in training incidents since December, officials confirmed Wednesday that another animal has died....
2019-06-08 16:32

Group Seeks To Infuse Youth Into Aging Horse Racing Industry (AP)– Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich watched the horses run at Keeneland Racecourse and a crazy idea came to mind. Sutton, 24, suggested they buy one. Bussanich was game. “We’re both young,” said Bussanich, 21. “We both m...
2019-05-31 12:32

Another horse dies after injury at Santa Anita Park, 25th since December Another horse was euthanized after suffering an injury during a race at Southern California’s Santa Anita Park, the park’s owners said, bringing the number of equine deaths related to the venue to 25 since late December. It is the second horse to be ...
2019-05-22 05:32

Santa Anita Park sees 26th horse death since late December A third horse in nine days and 26th in the last five months has died racing or training at Santa Anita Park in Southern California.        ...
2019-05-27 12:16

Two Amish kids in horse-drawn buggy killed by drunk driver: cops A 2-year-old and 6-year-old died Friday when a pickup truck rear-ended the carriage, which was traveling on the side of a highway in the central town of Marshall, Michigan State Police Sgt. Todd Price told ABC News....
2019-06-09 00:48

Maximum Security eyeing New Jersey events for return to track, horse's owner says Maximum Security is targeting two New Jersey races for a return to the track after the horse was disqualified at the Kentucky Derby earlier this month, the animal’s owner said Sunday....
2019-05-22 18:00

The Derby 2019 live stream: how to watch today's horse racing from Epsom from anywhere Derby Day has arrived. The 240th edition of the so-called world's wealthiest horse race has come once again to Epsom Downs. And whether you're punter who's had a flutter, or just an admirer of the powerful three-year-old animals in ful...
2019-06-01 16:16

Meet the DJI RoboMaster S1, a mini tank drone and Trojan horse for teaching code The DJI RoboMaster S1 rover looks like a miniature tank, but acts like a clever Trojan horse for kids – it's a way to make education a little more fun.It's the first ground-based DJI drone built by the company behind the DJI Mavic Ai...
2019-06-12 09:16

Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for Santa Anita Park to be shut down until it can determine why more than two dozen horses have died competing there this race season....
2019-06-12 10:16

Rough Magic by Lara Prior-Palmer review – winning at 19 a 600-mile horse race No GPS, not enough snacks and rivalry with a pink-clad blonde ... a compelling memoir that resists the clichesThis is a memoir of a very young woman winning a very long horse race in Mongolia. Lara Prior-Palmer was 19 when in 2013, to the surprise of...
2019-06-08 12:16

Another Santa Anita horse death puts Breeders' Cup site in greater jeopardy Another horse has died at Santa Anita, putting tje Breeders' Cup site in great jeopardy. There has been 27 horses who died since later December.       ...
2019-06-07 22:16

29th Horse Dies At Santa Anita One Day After Officials Tell Track To Stop Holding Races A three-year-old filly named Truffalino died Sunday after collapsing suddenly on the turf at Santa Anita. Truffalino, who didn’t suffer any visible limb injuries, is not to be confused with Formal Dude, who sustained a fractured pelvis near the finis...
2019-06-10 21:00

Sticking It Out: This Couple Has Decided To Stay In Their Two-Person Horse Costume Until Their Children Finish High School Most parents want to give their children the best life possible, which often means sacrificing their own happiness and comfort for the benefit of their kids. Such sacrifices are never easy, but they’re usually what’s best for the children, which is e...
2019-06-06 23:48

Two children killed in Michigan after drunk driver hits Amish horse-drawn buggy: police Two children were killed and two others critically injured when an allegedly intoxicated driver crashed into an Amish horse-drawn buggy in southern Michigan, police said....
2019-06-09 10:16

3 kids killed after 21-year-old truck driver, allegedly drunk, hits horse-drawn Amish buggy A fatal Friday collision involving a pickup truck and an Amish horse-drawn buggy killed three children ages 2, 4 and 6.        ...
2019-06-10 01:16

26th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials investigate possible safety protocol breach Lawmakers and advocacy groups on Tuesday renewed calls for an investigation and halt to horseracing at a Southern California track where a racehorse euthanized Sunday marked the facility's third death in just nine days and 26th fatality since Decembe...
2019-05-28 22:16

Expert: horse deaths result of 'multiple factors' Santa Anita had its second horse death in four days when a horse was injured during a race Sunday and was later euthanized. UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine professor Susan Stover says recent deaths have been a result of multiple factors. (May ...
2019-05-21 22:48

Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: which Amazon tablet is best for you Amazon’s range of Fire HD tablets aren’t exactly processing powerhouses, nor are they portable cinemas or games consoles – but you wouldn’t expect them to be at their incredibly low price tag.Costing less than all but the ...
2019-05-30 21:48

Does Amazon Really Pay No Taxes? Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon paid no 2018 federal taxes. A closer look at the internet giant’s tax disclosures over several years paints a more intricate picture....
2019-06-14 16:16

19 Tricks to Get More Out of Your Amazon Account If you’re one of the millions of people on the planet with an Amazon account, you’ve probably never come close to using all of its services, apps, labyrinthine website menus, and settings screens. Here are 19 tricks to get more out of your Amazon acc...
2019-06-12 18:16

Amazon’s latest drone will fly itself The online retailer said it could start making drone deliveries to consumers’ homes in just months, the latest in a string of Amazon promises that have yet to materialize about package-delivering fliers....
2019-06-06 02:00

Buy the Best Gas Grill, And Amazon Will Pay For Assembly As far as gas grills go, the Weber Spirit II is the be-all, end-all. Now, you can get it delivered from Amazon, complete with free expert assembly, so you can focus on the rest of your barbecue preparations....
2019-05-31 00:32

|OPINION:Sorry,Amazon.KimKardashianisnowastore Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted....
2019-06-01 12:32

R.I.P. Amazon Restaurants delivery Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone? Pour one out for Amazon Restaurants delivery service, the four-year-old program that was essentially UberEats or Seamless, but for Amazon Prime members. GeekWire reports A...
2019-06-12 03:32

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says ecommerce giant Amazon is interested....
2019-06-01 20:00

Amazon will open 10 stores across the UK Beginning today, Amazon will open 10 brick and mortar stores in locations throughout the UK as part of a scheme which it claims will help small businesses combine online and in-person sales....
2019-06-03 13:16

De Blasio says NYC is ‘very jaded’ about Amazon Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the e-tailing giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have —...
2019-05-28 23:48

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focused exercise or a seven-minute full body. Here's how....
2019-06-07 18:01

Amazon cancels Sneaky Pete In a trick that it probably picked up from Prime users who cancel just after the holidays, Amazon is continuing its trend of killing off shows right after they air new seasons. In May, the super-retailer/streaming service canceled The Tick shortly af...
2019-06-05 04:48

Amazon to End Its Restaurant Delivery Service Amazon Restaurants, which was available in nearly 200 American cities, will officially close on June 24. The company says it will focus on grocery delivery....
2019-06-11 22:32

Amazon's $50 Fire tablet is bad — you can get a much better version for just $10 more Amazon's new Fire 7 tablet has a rock-bottom $50 price tag, but the Fire HD 8 is a much better deal -- it's only $10 more and offers longer battery life, better speakers, a sharper display and more....
2019-06-10 18:48

Should You Get Amazon's New Card for People With Bad Credit? If you have bad credit or no credit and really love shopping with Amazon, ecommerce’s big daddy has a new credit card option to consider....
2019-06-11 02:00

Amazon is developing a new wearable that does something no device has ever done before According to internal documents scanned by Bloomberg, Amazon is working on a voice-activated wrist-worn wearable with a special feature; it will be able to read human emotions. The device will work with a smartphone app and is equipped with microphon...
2019-05-24 07:32

At re:MARS, Amazon sells itself as an AI innovator As the major cloud providers compete for customers with a growing number of AI services, Amazon is attempting to bolster its reputation in the field....
2019-06-07 12:48

Amazon unveils the $90 Echo Show 5 Amazon usually saves its big product reveals for the fall, but it's shaking things up this year. Today, it unveiled its latest take on the smart display, the Amazon Echo Show 5. That's right, I said 5, even though this is only the third ite...
2019-05-29 15:01

Amazon's re:Mars serves up AI inspiration The burgeoning world of AI has generated a whole host of serious challenges, as well as skepticism about its business value, but Amazon's new conference serves as a reminder of why it generates so much excitement....
2019-06-05 08:16

The best Amazon Prime deals on smartphones Amazon Prime has always offered sweet deals on phones for its members, though with a bit of a catch. If you went for one of the alluring offers, you'd have to put up with ads on your lock screen. This was a non-issue for some people, but many others ...
2019-06-12 15:16

Look Upon What Amazon Hath Designed, for It Soon Will Blanket the Sky If you’ve ever gazed upon the sky and thought, look at all the space for more shit up there, then you are not alone. Amazon too sees our beautiful blue airspace as prime real estate for getting junk to you even faster.Read more......
2019-06-05 23:00

Here’s What’s New on Amazon Prime in June 2019 In case you haven’t yet seen Captain Marvel since it premiered in March, the Marvel Cinematic Universe film is among dozens of movie and series options coming to Amazon Prime Video in June. Older movies like 2009’s Law Abiding Citizen, th...
2019-05-30 18:00

Amazon shares how it leverages AI throughout the business From technology that drives Amazon Go stores to new package sorting technology, Amazon executives at re:Mars shared new details about AI innovation across every step of its e-commerce operations....
2019-06-05 23:32

Ice-T says he ‘almost shot’ an Amazon delivery driver 'Message to Amazon: Now that you have regular people making your home deliveries,' the actor said on Twitter, 'Maybe they should wear a Vest with AMAZON DELIVERY on it.'...
2019-05-23 21:48

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
2019-06-13 01:32

How Best Buy came back from the brink of death and took on Amazon Best Buy was a behemoth in electronics retail that nearly died. It engineered a miraculous turnaround, and now a new CEO intends to keep the momentum....
2019-05-30 14:32

FedEx to End U.S. Express Business With Amazon FedEx is ending its air-shipping contract with Amazon in the U.S., signaling the delivery company no longer wants to fly packages for an online retailer that is developing its own delivery network....
2019-06-08 01:48

Amazon unveils new delivery drone Amazon announced June 5 it would start delivering products to customers using drones in just months. Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Washington Post....
2019-06-06 02:00

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. According to VentureBeat, this is what Amazon showed off last week at its re: Mars conference when it unvei...
2019-06-15 21:32

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the...
2019-06-14 17:16

Foragers may have settled in the Amazon 10,000 years ago Human burial sites and evidence of hunting, foraging and a cooking hearth reveal that foragers lived in the Amazon thousands of years earlier than we thought...
2019-05-21 15:48

Ice T says Amazon drivers should wear uniforms Ice T tweeted he almost shot an Amazon driver who was "creeping up to my crib" to complete a delivery because the driver had no signifiers who he was.        ...
2019-05-23 02:32

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon and its smart devices, as well as for its smart ass...
2019-05-21 15:00

Does Amazon really pay no taxes? Here’s the complicated answer Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon.com Inc. paid no 2018 federal taxes as they press for changes in the tax system....
2019-06-14 21:16

Don't Forget Your Vitamins With This Amazon Gold Box Hey y’all, just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean chewable vitamins are in your past. (They’re not.) If anything they can be a sweet reminder to live your life with joy. Better yet, you can get them for a lot less today....
2019-05-22 21:16

The Morning After: Amazon drones and Uber Copter Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In the lull between WWDC and E3 (remember to tune in for Google's Stadia announcement at noon ET), Amazon's showing off new delivery drones, Uber Copter is ready to take flight and there's some ve...
2019-06-06 15:32

Amazon's 'Live Mode' lets you try on makeup via its app Cosmetics giant L'Oreal announced last year that it was buying augmented reality beauty app maker ModiFace. Since then it's deployed virtual makeup try-ons across a number of its own brands, allowing shoppers to test different shades of mak...
2019-06-05 00:32

Here's how to use the Amazon app to make sure you never miss a Prime Day deal Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent a...
2019-05-21 23:48

Amazon will let you delete your voice history with Alexa As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them is focused squarely on privacy. Instead of having to delete your Alexa voice history manually, you&#...
2019-05-29 15:01

‘Jaded’ de Blasio has bungled NYC’s relationship with Amazon Last week in an exclusive story in The Post, it was reported that Amazon is looking very closely at a couple of extremely large spaces in Midtown. While most mayors would be thrilled and bending over backward, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio — Bungling...
2019-06-02 08:00

Amazon says 10 million items now qualify for 1-day delivery Amazon, which has been working to deliver orders faster, says that more than 10 million items now qualify for next-day delivery. The online shopping giant is in the process of upgrading its Prime membership, which costs $119 a year, to one-day delive...
2019-06-04 05:32

Rapper Ice-T says he almost 'shot' an Amazon delivery driver AP Ice-T said he almost shot an Amazon delivery driver because the worker wasn't wearing a uniform. "Message To Amazon: Now that you have regular people making your home deliveries.. Maybe they should wear a Vest with AMAZON DELIVERY on it," Ice-T t...
2019-05-21 23:48

The Vatican will consider ordaining married men as priests in the Amazon The Vatican will soon consider allowing some married men in the Amazon region of South America to be ordained as priests, in order to help alleviate a shortage of Catholic clergy there....
2019-06-17 12:48

Amazon’s AI improves emotion detection in voices In a research paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa research division describe AI that can more accurately detect emotion than traditional approaches.Read More...
2019-05-21 17:32

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other te...
2019-05-28 18:32

Amazon May Still Expand in NYC After HQ2 Temper Tantrum: Report Well, well, well! It looks like after Amazon’s hilariously dramatic exit from its plans to build its HQ2 facilities in Long Island City, Amazon may be coming to New York after all. The New York Post reported Monday that the company is allegedly explo...
2019-05-28 20:48

Amazon, Flipkart Said to Be Unlikely to Fully Participate in CCI Study Amazon and Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets....
2019-05-28 21:32

Amazon Struggles to Advance in Videogame Industry Amazon.com laid off several dozen employees from its division that develops videogames, as the tech giant has struggled to produce a hit and make inroads in the industry....
2019-06-17 13:32

Amazon's Running An Eye-Opening Deal On Red Bull Right Now Energy drinks will probably kill you, but if you can’t go without the pick-me-up, Red Bull is probably the least disgusting option out there. And with this cheapest-ever Amazon deal, it’s also one of the most affordable....
2019-06-12 22:16

Are You Ready for Amazon or Comcast to Be the Next Big Wireless Carrier? While the T-Mobile–Sprint merger still hasn’t gotten the green light from the Justice Department, the FCC has already approved the deal and as part of the FCC’s stipulations, T-Mobile/Sprint would be forced to sell off Boost Mobile. However, the more...
2019-05-31 19:16

Amazon Lays Off Dozens Of Game Developers During E3 Yesterday, as the video game industry’s attention was focused squarely on the final day of the E3 convention in Los Angeles, Amazon’s video game division quietly laid off dozens of employees.Read more......
2019-06-14 22:00

Travelers in India can now book flights on Amazon As if Amazon needed to get even bigger, a new partnership in India will allow customers in India to book flights too.        ...
2019-05-29 21:16

Amazon starts one-day shipping for millions of products Amazon, facing increased competition from traditional retailers, has expanded free next-day delivery for more than ten million products for Prime members....
2019-06-03 16:32

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-powered wireless headphones to respond to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant by saying the assistant's na...
2019-06-11 20:16

I Used Cash at Amazon's Cashless Store and I'm So Sorry, Rahim “Welcome to Amazon Go,” a cheery man told me, explaining that there were two ways I could shop at the retail giant’s automated convenience store—both of which involved downloading an app. “Oh, I was going to pay cash,” I said. And then it got weird.R...
2019-06-12 00:48

Ben Edlund concedes, says there's no saving Amazon's The Tick We’ve reached a weird point in the lifespan of the modern TV ecosystem, where words like “canceled” are no longer automatically synonymous with “So obviously, there won’t be any more of that.” There have now been just enough miraculous saves for show...
2019-06-16 01:32

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
2019-05-31 02:16

Amazon to shut restaurant delivery service in U.S. Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would end its restaurant food delivery service in the U.S. later this month, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub Inc, DoorDash, Uber Technologies' Uber Eats services....
2019-06-11 20:16

Want a Discount on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite? Read on. The previous generation Kindle Paperwhite is the best e-reader for almost everyone, and at $80, it’s a no-brainer for bookworms traveling during the summer vacation....
2019-05-22 21:16

Amazon debating buying mobile provider Amazon has reportedly expressed interest in buying Boost Mobile from US carriers T-mobile and Sprint as the ecommerce giant looks to expand its current offerings.According to Reuters, two sources familiar with the matter revealed that Amazon is consi...
2019-06-01 05:32

Buy a Wine Chiller During This Amazon One-Day Sale and Sip Rosé All Day Tell everyone in your life to chill the F out and enjoy a cold glass of rosé. If you think rosé is gross, don’t worry, you can chill your bottles of white and red wine in one of these Ivation wine chillers. Right now, Amazon has a gold box with seven...
2019-05-30 21:48

Amazon's Taking Up to $70 Off the Apple Watch Series 4 The Apple Watch as a product line may have had a rocky launch, but its latest iteration, the Series 4, is a seriously impressive leap forward. So whether you’re finally upgrading your original model, or even getting your very first wearable, it’s the...
2019-05-22 22:00

Amazon Didn't Cripple Bed Bath & Beyond. Its Own Leaders Did. A crisis at Bed Bath & Beyond that led activist investors to unseat top officials was decades in the making, as a frugal culture that served the retailer well in the past became a hindrance in the e-commerce age....
2019-06-03 08:48

Amazon seen spreading its tentacles to 5G with T-Mobile interest One influential analyst called Amazon.com's reported interest in the U.S. wireless market "batshit crazy." Another said it was a "trojan horse" to kill off the big wireless players....
2019-06-01 03:32

Amazon, Alibaba Battle for Web Sales During Ramadan Big online retailers including Amazon and Alibaba are competing more fiercely to gain a foothold in the Arab world during this year’s Ramadan, Islam’s holy month of fasting and gift giving....
2019-06-01 12:32

Amazon to shutdown US restaurant delivery service NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is closing its U.S. restaurant delivery service, a 4-year-old business that failed to take off amid fierce competition from Uber Eats, Door Dash and others. The service, called Amazon Restaurants, offered delivery in more than ...
2019-06-11 17:32

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
2019-06-15 15:48

The best selling unlocked phone at Amazon might surprise you Google hit a home run with its mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Priced at $399 and $479 respectively, the phones offer the same outstanding photographic experience that the Pixel line has been known for, but at half the price. In fact, if you are ...
2019-06-17 09:32

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight...
2019-06-02 21:16

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washington Post reported on Friday.Read more......
2019-06-02 23:48

Amazon Said to Be Interested in Buying a US Telecom Operator Amazon is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from US carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
2019-05-31 10:48

Amazon's Taking $60-$100 Off Every eero Router Bundle If Amazon’s recent acquisition of eero didn’t scare you off the pioneer in mesh networking, the retailer is celebrating its new networking play-thing with big discounts across the board, for a limited time.Read more......
2019-05-21 14:48

Save this date for Amazon Prime Day 2019 The rumor mill is abuzz with claims of when Amazon Prime Day will take place this year—this is what we think is going to happen.       ...
2019-06-14 04:00

Amazon Alexa is rolling out to 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs LG has announced that it's rolling out Amazon Alexa support to its 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs, which includes its range of LG UHD TVs, NanoCell TVs, and OLED TVs.Amazon's voice assistant joins Google Assistant, which is already supported by LG TV...
2019-05-23 19:01

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you abandon Amazon? Imagine your life without Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft. David Gewirtz begins his five-day look at quitting the Big Five tech giants with Amazon. Sure, he can quit. He can quit anytime he wants......
2019-05-24 17:16

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
2019-05-25 03:16

18 things on Amazon worthy of their 5-star rating A 5-star rating isn't easy to come by, but these 18 things have earned near-perfect ratings on Amazon, and we take a look at why that might be.       ...
2019-06-13 15:32

Amazon Alexa to Talk to You in Impeccable Hindi Soon India is a key growth market for Alexa's global team at Amazon and witnessing the potential, the team is working on to introduce more regional language capabilities in the voice-based assistant....
2019-06-07 09:16

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
2019-05-25 02:16

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up....
2019-06-07 07:16

Amazon Says Drone Deliveries Coming "Within Months" Amazon said Wednesday it expects to begin large-scale deliveries by drone in the coming months as it unveiled its newest design for its "Prime Air" fleet....
2019-06-06 03:32

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being me...
2019-05-21 14:38

Art connecting the Amazon rainforest and Greenland's glaciers Storms, droughts, floods — climate change has been driving thousands of students to the streets every Friday. But how are artists addressing the subject? Photographer Barbara Dombrowski has forged her own path....
2019-05-23 21:32

Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currently unspecified, locations coming online later in th...
2019-06-13 18:16

Amazon's Blowing Out a Ton of Storage and PC Gear, Today Only Amazon’s marking down a ton of storage devices, plus a few PCs and a few accessories, in today’s Gold Box. There’s something from everybody here—microSD cards, rugged external drives, and awesome SSDs from companies like SanDisk, Seagate and Western ...
2019-05-28 14:16

This Week, Amazon Has a Chance to Prove It Can Do the Right Thing on Its Own On Wednesday, during an Amazon shareholder meeting, investors will vote on proposals pushing for more oversight on the tech giant’s facial recognition efforts. But there are a number of caveats.Read more......
2019-05-21 14:48

FedEx drops Amazon (at least for Express shipments in the US) FedEx announced today that it won't renew its FedEx Express US contract with Amazon. Instead it will "focus on serving the broader e-commerce market." While Amazon relies on other carriers, usually UPS and the United States Postal Service, FedEx...
2019-06-08 00:48

Deal: Get the unlocked Moto G6 64GB for 20% off on Amazon Despite the fact that Motorola has already launched a new lineup of mid-range Android smartphones, the Moto G6 phones are still solid choices for those looking for such devices. US retailers already know that and offer deals on the Moto G6 series mor...
2019-05-21 17:16

Is Amazon Looking to Get Back Into the Mobile Phone Business? If Amazon pursues an acquisition of Boost, it would likely price its phone plans disruptively low and bundle them in some way to drive more Prime memberships, a person familiar with Amazon's thinking......
2019-06-08 14:16

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
2019-05-21 17:16

FedEx to end Amazon’s contract for plane service FedEx said on Friday it has decided to not renew its contract with Amazon for US cargo delivery through FedEx Express, the unit that delivers packages on planes. The move comes as Amazon builds out its own delivery network of planes, trucks and vans,...
2019-06-07 22:16

FedEx will stop air shipments of packages for Amazon FedEx is dropping a contract for air shipment of packages for Amazon within the United States, reducing its ties with an online retail giant that is expanding its own delivery business. FedEx said Friday that it will not renew the contract for domest...
2019-06-07 23:16

Amazon wants to make a wearable that can read your emotions Would you want your fitness tracker to understand how you're feeling? Amazon is reportedly developing a product that can determine human emotions as well as your overall health and fitness.According to internal documents seen by Bloomberg, ...
2019-05-24 12:01

FedEx declines to renew Amazon’s U.S. air-delivery contract The shipping giant’s decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most lucrative delivery routes for itself....
2019-06-08 06:48

The Philips Hue deals we expect to see on Amazon Prime Day 2019 Insider Pickswrites about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-05-30 22:16

Amazon Ends Restaurant Delivery as Competition Bites Amazon.com is shuttering its restaurant delivery service Amazon Restaurants in the U.S., putting an end to a four-year experiment that sought to compete with the likes of Grubhub and Uber Eats but failed to gain much traction....
2019-06-11 15:16

Review: Amazon’s Good Omens is every bit as entertaining as the original novel Enlarge / Michael Sheen and David Tennant star in Amazon Prime's TV adaptation of the 1990 novel Good Omens. (credit: Amazon Prime) Heaven and Hell prepare to face off in the long-planned battle of Armageddon, but an angel, a demon, and a rebelliou...
2019-06-01 20:16

Build, Upgrade, or Augment Your PC With Today's Amazon Gold Box Today’s Gold Box is lowering the price on a ton of PC gaming gear. Inside, you’ll find components, Razer peripherals, routers, mesh networks, monitors and more all marked down to great low prices....
2019-05-21 14:38

UPDATE 1-Amazon to shut restaurant delivery service in U.S. Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would end its U.S. restaurant food delivery service on June 24, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub Inc, DoorDash, Uber Technologies' Uber Eats services....
2019-06-11 22:48

‘Over The Rainbow’ composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “I’ve Got the World On a String,” is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. His son told BBC News that he found more than 6,000 unau...
2019-05-22 20:16

FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon The decision, while not financially significant for either company, shows how the online retailer has gone from a sought-after customer to a direct competitor of FedEx....
2019-06-08 02:16

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its strict control over the App Store. This week, it looks like it’s Amazon’s turn. According to recent repor...
2019-06-05 23:00

Your Budget Won't Sweat This Amazon Brand Activewear Sale Amazon sells its own activewear, because Amazon sells everything now, and they’re discounting a bunch of the men’s stuff below their already-low MSRPs today....
2019-05-31 18:01

Amazon's Mind the Malhotras Makes Very Little Effort to Be Original Produced by Dia Mirza, Mind the Malhotras - out now on Amazon Prime Video - is (sometimes) a shot-by-shot remake of an Israeli comedy series. Mini Mathur, Cyrus Sahukar are part of the cast....
2019-06-07 09:16

Microsoft, Oracle team up on cloud services in jab at Amazon Microsoft Corp and Oracle Corp on Wednesday said they reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers, targeting big business users and uniting against cloud computing lea...
2019-06-05 15:01

Deal: Save up to $220 on Apple's 2018 iPad Pro at Amazon Apple's iPad Pro is most likely among the most expensive tablets that you can get right now. Depending on the model you choose, you might be forced to come up with no less than $1,900 upfront. Even the cheapest iPad Pro 12.9-inch costs $1,000, and it...
2019-05-31 23:00

Amazon's Blowing Out Refurbished HP Omen Gaming PCs, Today Only If you don’t mind buying a refurb, you can get a seriously good deal on an HP Omen gaming laptop from today’s Amazon Gold Box. Prices start at just $850 for a 15" laptop with a GTX 1050Ti and 8GB of RAM (nothing to sneeze at!), and range up to $...
2019-05-31 23:32

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. Boost is Sprint’s prepaid brand, which the carrier would have to get rid off, alongside wirele...
2019-05-31 21:48

Amazon to start using drones to deliver packages “in months.” NBC — Imagine seeing a drone dropping off packages in your neighborhood! That will start happening this year according to Amazon. E-commerce giant Amazon said today that it will be using drones to make deliveries in the coming months. The compa...
2019-06-06 10:16

Amazon tech show touts advances in robotics Amazon is hosting tech enthusiasts at its 're:MARS' expo this week in Las Vegas. The online retail giant looks to showcase efforts at innovation across several key tech sectors - including robotics and machine learning. (June 5)  ...
2019-06-06 01:00

Amazon to Share New Building With Homeless Shelter in Seattle The e-commerce company is looking to make a temporary arrangement permanent, pledging to spend “tens of millions of dollars” on a facility for families....
2019-05-21 16:16

How to Give a Portion of Your Amazon Purchases to Pro-Choice Organizations If you’re an Amazon customer and you’re disgusted with the onslaught of six-week abortion bans being signed into law, you can set your account to directly support pro-choice organizations....
2019-05-21 16:16

Amazon's new drones to start delivering packages in months Amazon.com Inc has new drones that will deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less in the coming months, a step toward a goal that has eluded the retailer for years....
2019-06-05 23:32

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targetin...
2019-05-21 19:16

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
2019-06-05 23:32

Amazon introduces 'StyleSnap' shopping recommendation feature Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday introduced "StyleSnap", a feature on its app that allows users to upload a picture of a look or style they like and get recommendations for similar items on the platform....
2019-06-05 23:32

Amazon exec says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
2019-06-05 23:32

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief......
2019-05-21 17:48

Amazon's new delivery drone is a helicopter-airplane hybrid Amazon's Prime Air drone delivery still isn't a practical reality, but that isn't stopping the company from iterating on its robotic flyer's design. The internet retailer has unveiled a next-generation electric drone that tackles...
2019-06-05 20:16

Amazon unveils drone it says will be delivering packages within months The new drone, announced at re:Mars, marks a major milestone for Amazon's Prime Air program, which has since its inception developed more than two dozen drone designs....
2019-06-05 21:48

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to the highest May level since the current monitoring method began, prompting concerns that president Jai...
2019-06-04 18:32

How to sync non-Amazon ebooks across multiple Kindles and apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the best parts of buying an ebook from Amazon is the syncing. You can read on your Kindle Paperwh...
2019-06-04 18:16

Amazon Prime Video Has Renewed Four More Shots Please! for Season 2 Amazon Prime Video has renewed its Indian comedy series Four More Shots Please! for a second season, over four months after its release in late January. Nupur Asthana will direct season 2....
2019-06-03 12:48

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
2019-06-03 13:16

Amazon is offering up to 45 percent discounts on new Fossil smartwatches Fossil is not ranked among the world's top five smartwatch vendors, but something tells us it would be if the fashion brand consistently charged less money for its arguably stylish and objectively feature-packed Wear OS devices. It's not that the Fos...
2019-06-03 14:16

Apple, Amazon, YouTube: Safer, faster & less annoying The much hyped iTunes demise doesn't matter; what does is moves made by Apple and YouTube to better lives, by taking on robocalls, hate speech and more.       ...
2019-06-08 17:32

Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of some controversial sales....
2019-06-11 06:48

In Amazon vs. Walmart Delivery Battle, a Fresh Salvo Amazon said it has made more than 10 million products available for free one-day delivery to Prime members in the U.S., the latest salvo in a battle over speedier shipping speeds with rival Walmart....
2019-06-04 05:32

Amazon Prime Video Channels are coming to Canada Canucks now have have a way to put more of their online TV viewing in one place. Amazon has unveiled plans to bring Prime Video Channels to Canada, placing a range of services within easy reach if you're a Prime member. The selection isn'...
2019-06-04 11:00

Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 price drops below $500 at Amazon The Galaxy Tab S4 is probably the most powerful Samsung tablet available on the market, hence the high price. Although it's equipped with a flagship Snapdragon chipset that Qualcomm released two generations ago when the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus made the...
2019-05-22 03:01

Amazon’s Good Omens Is an Exhausting Maximalist Spectacle In the beginning—of television, that is—you didn’t need much to create an entertaining program. A few podiums and a gregarious host added up to a hit game show. Classic sitcoms were built around a couch, a dinner table and an attrac...
2019-05-22 00:16

Amazon’s Fashion Quest Continues With the Drop and StyleSnap The world's largest online retailer goes after a new, more fashionable kind of shopper: social media influencers, and the people who love to follow them....
2019-06-08 19:48

The Morning After: FedEx Express kicks Amazon to the curb Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Take a breath. That's about all of the time you have to recover from Apple's WWDC 2019 event -- really, a $999 monitor stand? -- and get ready for E3. Things will kick off with EA's Play event tha...
2019-06-08 20:32

Amazon introduces "StyleSnap" shopping recommendation feature Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday introduced "StyleSnap", a feature on its app that allows users to upload a picture of a look or style they like and get recommendations for similar items on the platform....
2019-06-05 21:00

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is up to $300 off on Amazon (multiple models) Microsoft newest Surface Pro 2-in-1 laptop is getting massive discounts on Amazon, but none of the deals includes any accessories. If you want a brand new device that you can use as a laptop, you should definitely try to buy a keyboard for the Micros...
2019-06-12 09:32

Prime Day will struggle to match this PlayStation Plus discount from Amazon Gamers won't need to wait for Amazon Prime Day to find fantastic savings on PlayStation Plus memberships. For a limited time, Amazon is offering a $20 discount on a 12-month PlayStation Plus membership. This is the best price we've found an...
2019-06-14 22:48

The best bank holiday sales still available at Amazon, Argos, Boohoo and more The second set of May's Bank Holiday Sales have launched early at many stores and we're here to roundup the best deals and tell you who is having the best sales events from now and throughout the long weekend. This way you can have a quick ...
2019-05-23 19:01

The Motorola Moto Z4 is already available on Amazon: price, specs, features The first three generations of Motorola's Moto Z Play lineup weren't as successful as the company's budget Moto G series but they did still perform relatively well. Because of this, the Chicago-based brand has developed a fourth model for release thi...
2019-05-28 03:16

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
2019-05-25 05:48

Pick Out a New Casio Watch in Today's Amazon Gold Box Tragically, there are no calculator watches to be had here, but Amazon is offering big savings on a variety of Casio timepieces, today only. We’ve included a few highlights, make sure to check out the full posting for all of the deals....
2019-05-28 23:16

Ice T scolds Amazon after claiming he almost shot driver during delivery Ice T wants Amazon to offer ways to identify workers dropping off packages after claiming he almost shot a driver during a delivery.        ...
2019-05-22 22:48

Amazon's Textract AI can read millions of pages in a few hours Amazon has launched a new offering called Textract for its Web Services customers, and it's like optical character recognition on steroids. It more than just extracts text from documents like its name implies -- Amazon says it can actually ident...
2019-05-30 12:32

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was ...
2019-06-14 20:16

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru (LIMA, Peru) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas. The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and wa...
2019-05-26 18:00

Amazon launches smaller Echo Show device for $90 Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a smaller version of the company's Echo Show smart speaker, which is powered by its popular voice assistant Alexa....
2019-05-30 01:32

Amazon's Gold Box Is Overflowing with Lawn Care Deals Today only, Amazon is marking down everything you’ll need to keep your lawn nice and hydrated. Choose from a bunch of different sprinklers and accessories like control valves and hoses, from Melnor Just note that this is a Gold Box, so these prices w...
2019-05-23 05:16

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split two of the best devices out there? Well, hopefully we can help.As you would expect from two of the ...
2019-05-29 19:00

Amazon is reportedly working on an emotion-detecting wearable Amazon is reportedly working on a wrist-worn gadget that's able to detect your emotional state. The device would pair with a smartphone and use microphones to perceive your emotions from your voice, Bloomberg reported. The device would eventuall...
2019-05-23 21:32

Is that DIY tiny house for sale on Amazon a viral ripoff? Ready to live your tiny home dreams? For just over $7,000, Amazon retailer Allwood is promising a chic backyard cabin, delivered to your doorstop in three to five weeks. Like human-sized Lincoln Logs, the 172-square-foot Nordic spruce wood home, feat...
2019-05-22 12:32

Amazon says new drone to take flight for package delivery in months Amazon.com Inc has a new drone that will be delivering packages to customers "in months," the chief executive of the company's consumer business said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:00

Amazon Father's Day sale: the Instant Pot Duo is down to its lowest price ever Father's Day is almost here, and to celebrate Amazon has slashed prices on its best-selling devices. Amazon's Father's Day sale includes discounts on the Echo smart speaker, Fire HD 10 tablet and the Ring Video Doorbell Pro, to name a ...
2019-06-12 18:01

Reel in Big Discounts on Fishing Gear with This Amazon One-Day Sale Today, Amazon is discounting a number of reels and rods for your upcoming fishing trip. Choose from dozens of models from companies like Penn, Abu Garcia, Ugly Stik, and more. There’s a ton of rods and reels options available, plus waders and a fishi...
2019-05-30 00:32

What's Coming to Amazon Prime Video in June 2019 June will bring five Amazon Original series and two Amazon Original movies to the platform, all of which will be free to stream or download for existing Prime members....
2019-05-30 01:16

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s wrist, is reportedly a health and wellness product developed via a collaboration between Lab126 R...
2019-05-23 23:16

Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition is louder and brighter than ever Having released a kids-friendly version of the Echo Dot last year, Amazon has given the popular smart speaker a fresh new look and a louder sound for 2019. The new Echo Dot Kids Edition 2019 comes with child-friendly perks, including a two-year ...
2019-06-13 12:00

Amazon's Kindle now supports Traditional Chinese books Amazon been expanding the number of languages and alphabets the Kindle supports over the years. This time, the company has given the Kindle apps and e-readers the capability to support books in Traditional Chinese. In fact, Amazon has launched a port...
2019-05-24 13:16

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable ...
2019-06-14 10:48

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
2019-05-30 03:48

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
2019-05-22 22:00

Deal: Save up to $55 on a Fitbit fitness tracker at Amazon If you're looking to buy a fitness tracker and don't want to spend more than $100 for one, we have the perfect deal for you. Amazon is running a promotion on a handful of Fitbit products, including the Fitbit Alta HR fitness tracker.As the title says...
2019-05-24 07:32

Amazon blamed as 'iconic' bookshops announce closure Wenlock Books in Shropshire and Camden Lock Books in London are set to close, with owners citing business rates and online competitionWenlock Books, an award-winning independent bookshop that has served readers in the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock ...
2019-05-31 02:16

Walmart Hires Global Tech Chief to Vie With Amazon Walmart is hiring Suresh Kumar, a former executive from Amazon and Google, to lead global technology, creating a new senior role as the world’s biggest retailer ramps up its efforts to take on Amazon....
2019-05-28 19:16

Amazon pledges support for future government work Tech giants often work alongside the government to help with a variety of projects and the head of Amazon's cloud computing division has revealed that the company is open to working with any government agency that follows the law.This is in star...
2019-06-11 23:16

Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile If helping to create a competitor is a necessary condition to get the Sprint/T-Mobile deal done, then perhaps Amazon can help. A report from Reuters suggests the retailer is interested in buying Boost Mobile from the combo, particularly because it wo...
2019-05-31 07:00

Amazon Prime Day 2019 US: everything you need to know for the July deals event Get ready to mark your calendar because Amazon Prime Day 2019 is only a couple of months away. The tech giant hasn't officially announced the date, but based on previous years we know the big shopping event will be held in mid-July. Prime D...
2019-05-28 18:16

Deal: Grab a Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatch for $150 off on Amazon Garmin Fenix 5 is a great smartwatch, at least on paper, but it costs a small fortune. The cheapest model usually sells for around $500, but there are Fenix 5 smartwatches that cost more than $750.The good news is Amazon offers a 30% discount on the ...
2019-05-31 08:16

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
2019-06-13 11:48

Amazon to employees: Quit your job, we’ll help you start a delivery business Enlarge / Completed customer orders are seen in their boxes, awaiting delivery, at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018, in Hemel Hempstead, England. (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) In efforts to fulfill orders faster, Amazon will he...
2019-05-21 14:32

Deal: Buy the Apple iPad (2018) at Amazon and save up to 25% The iPad Pro certainly isn’t for everyone due to both its size and price. The iPad Mini, on the opposite end of the spectrum, could be a bit too small for your liking. Because of this, Apple offers an iPad Air but, unfortunately, this may still be pr...
2019-05-30 19:32

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
2019-05-22 22:00

How Amazon Cloned a Neighborhood to Test Its Delivery Robots Amazon used cameras, lidar, and aerial photography to build a highly detailed digital map of a Seattle suburb, where it is testing Scout, its delivery robot....
2019-06-14 18:32

Deal: You can still grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for $80 off on Amazon Every new Apple product is more expensive than the predecessor and the company's smartwatch is no exception to this unwritten rule. Those who can't afford to purchase a new Apple Watch or iPhone must wait at least one year hoping that the price will ...
2019-05-30 15:48

Amazon reportedly developing a wearable that recognizes human emotions In its latest effort to be involved in every aspect of our lives, Amazon is reportedly working on a new voice-activated wearable device that is capable of recognizing human emotions. According to Bloomberg, the wearable will be worn on the wrist, lik...
2019-05-23 20:32

Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions GMB tells shareholders that warehouse workers endure targets that cause sufferingTrade unions are lobbying City investors to put pressure on Amazon to improve conditions for its workers in the UK.At a meeting at the TUC’s head office this month the G...
2019-05-21 16:16

Vatican formally opens debate on married priests for Amazon The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass....
2019-06-17 16:00

'Over The Rainbow' composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon for piracy The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "I've Got the World On a String," is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. ...
2019-05-22 22:16

How to watch Premier League football for free on Amazon Prime Amazon Prime have no plans to suspend their one-month trial to new customers during December, meaning fans can watch Premier League football for free over the festive period....
2019-06-14 19:00

Amazon eyeing office space on Manhattan’s West Side After walking away from a deal to build a headquarters on the Queens waterfront in Long Island City, Amazon is back to shopping for office space on Manhattan’s West Side, sources tell The Post....
2019-05-28 08:32

Vatican Calls for Consideration of Married Priests in Remote Amazon The Catholic Church should study the possibility of ordaining married men to serve as priests in remote parts of South America’s Amazon region, where many parishes have struggled to recruit clergy, the Vatican said....
2019-06-17 14:16

‘MissionRacer’: How Amazon turned the tedium of warehouse work into a game Amazon’s experiment is part of a broader industry push to gamify low-skill work, particularly as historically low unemployment has driven up wages and attrition....
2019-05-21 18:48

Amazon's StyleSnap puts fashion from photos in your shopping cart Amazon is releasing a feature that will make it easier to replicate a look you've seen on Instagram or a style in a magazine spread. At the company's re: MARS (machine learning, automation, robotics, and space) 2019 conference, Amazon annou...
2019-06-05 23:32

At least 42 inmates strangled to death in Amazon prison gang clashes At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said....
2019-05-28 02:16

UPDATE 1-Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
2019-06-05 23:32

At Least 40 Inmates Strangled To Death In Amazon Prison Gang Clashes At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before,......
2019-05-28 06:32

UPDATE 2-Amazon's new drones to start delivering packages in months Amazon.com Inc has new drones that will deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less in the coming months, a step toward a goal that has eluded the retailer for years....
2019-06-05 21:48

How Amazon is helping cops build local surveillance networks Amazon’s Ring doorbells are helping cops build surveillance networks in neighborhoods across the country. More than 50 local police departments have partnered with Ring over the last two years and promoted the products to citizens — essentially...
2019-06-05 23:32

Amazon Go uses synthetic data to train cashierless store algorithms Amazon shared new details about how it created Go, including the use of synthetic data to generate data to train its AI that powers cashierless stores.Read More...
2019-06-06 03:00

Amazon's The Drop Launches Its First Made-to-Order Collection—For 30 Hours Only Amazon already sells pretty much all the clothes you need, but now, they’re selling clothes you didn’t even know you needed, because they didn’t previously exist. The retail giant’s new fashion endeavor, The Drop, just, uh, dropped its ever collectio...
2019-06-07 03:00

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day deliv...
2019-06-14 00:32

AI Weekly: Amazon’s robots could cut delivery times, but eliminate jobs Amazon's increasing investment in robotics and automation got a lot of attention at its re:MARS conference. What impact might it have on its workforce?Read More...
2019-06-08 05:16

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
2019-06-14 01:48

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon ...
2019-06-14 03:32

Amazon shares will reach $3,000 in 2 years without the company really trying, Piper Jaffray says Analyst Michael Olson says he has "a high degree of confidence" that Amazon shares can reach the level without "significant changes to the business."...
2019-05-24 15:48

The best cheap Amazon Echo prices, deals and sales in May 2019 The Alexa voice assistant has become synonymous with voice-controlled smart speakers around the world in just a few short years. If you want to find out why, then take a look at our roundup of the best Amazon Echo prices. If there are any Amazon...
2019-05-21 14:38

Macy's will let you save a whopping $60 with the purchase of two Amazon Echo Dot units Amazon's third-generation Echo Dot is not typically very pricey, fetching $49.99 with essentially the same smart features in tow as the "standard" $100 second-gen Echo. But for a limited time, Amazon's diminutive smart speaker can be purchased at a m...
2019-06-07 18:32

| Robots edge closer to unloading trucks in Amazon-era milestone As FedEx and United Parcel Service beef up automation to keep pace with surging e-commerce and a potential threat from Amazon.com, they’ve been stumped at a crucial stage: loading and unloading trucks....
2019-05-21 14:32

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
2019-06-07 22:32

Will Amazon or Walmart Be the First to Dribble Pre-Chewed Steak Directly Into My Mouth? On Friday, Walmart fired its latest salvo in the retail wars, announcing a bizarre scheme where a worker will physically stock your fridge while you watch from afar via livestream. This poses an obvious question: Which company will be the first to b...
2019-06-08 00:32

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their device...
2019-05-24 07:32

The Latest: Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon event LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A woman was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and ...
2019-06-07 02:16

Amazon's Bezos says robotic hands will be ready for commercial use in next 10 years Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans, a development that could lead to the automation of warehouse jobs around the world....
2019-06-07 00:32

Amazon’s new Prime Air drone promises to deliver packages in under 30 minutes At its re:MARS 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Amazon announced a new delivery drone that'll begin ferrying packages to customers within months.Read More...
2019-06-06 03:00

Dia Mirza-Produced Mind the Malhotras Is Amazon's Next Indian Series Amazon Prime Video has announced a new Indian original series called Mind the Malhotras with a first look and a release date: June 7. Produced by Dia Mirza, it stars Mini Mathur and Cyrus Sahukar....
2019-05-27 18:32

Sanyo Launches Nebula Series Smart TVs on Amazon, Starting Rs. 12,999 Sanyo, the Japanese consumer electronics brand, in association with Amazon India, has launched two variants of Smart LED TVs under its Nebula series....
2019-06-14 15:16

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
2019-05-21 15:48

Deal: Samsung's newest wireless charger is nearly half off on Amazon Samsung's wireless charger is a great accessory for those who own Qi compatible smartphones. It's not that you'll get rid of the cables, but you can also charge not one, but two compatible devices at the same time. However, in order for that to work,...
2019-06-06 07:48

Amazon Launches AI-Powered StyleSnap Fashion Search Feature Amazon has introduced StyleSnap, a feature on its app that allows users to upload a picture of a look or style they like and get recommendations for similar items on the platform....
2019-06-06 12:01

Amazon signs 'Damages,' 'Bloodline' co-creator to an exclusive deal If you're a fan of dimly lit shows about terrible criminals, then keep your eyes on Amazon Prime. The streamer announced it has signed Glenn Kessler to an overall TV & film deal. As Deadline reports, he'll be working on TV series and fi...
2019-05-24 07:32

The big battery 32GB unlocked Moto G7 Power is on sale for $230 at B&H and Amazon If a phone's battery life is the first spec that you look at, perhaps the Motorola Moto G7 Power should be your next phone. Packed with a 5000mAh battery that Motorola claims will provide up to three days of power, the handset is now on sale at B&H a...
2019-06-08 16:32

Deal: Sony Xperia 10 on sale for killer prices on Amazon and Best Buy Despite the fact that Sony Mobile won't be focusing on the US market going forward, the Japanese company will still sell its smartphones through local retailers. Other markets like Australia, Canada, South America, Africa and parts of Asia haven't be...
2019-05-26 20:00

Retailer Amazon nears victory in rainforest battle over domain name Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, is close to winning a seven-year battle with eight Latin American countries over the .amazon internet domain....
2019-05-21 15:00

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos interrupted by protester on Vegas stage LAS VEGAS (AP) — An on-stage talk by Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos in Las Vegas was briefly interrupted Thursday by a protester who rushed on stage and yelled about chicken farms. Bezos was attending Amazon’s re:Mars conference at the Aria ...
2019-06-06 23:16

Amazon will debut 'The Report' in theaters before it hits Prime Video Amazon is making good on a plan to offer Netflix-style theatrical releases for movies before they reach Prime Video. The internet giant now plans to release one of its Sundance picks, the political thriller The Report, in theaters on September 27th....
2019-06-13 21:00

Best movies on Amazon Prime Video: top films to watch in Australia right now UPDATE: Mission: Impossible — Fallout joins the first four films in the M:I series on Prime Video and is now available to stream – find out why you should watch it on on Page 7!When it comes to streaming media, Australians now...
2019-06-04 11:16

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as Amazon's version of Instagram, except it focu...
2019-06-15 23:16

Hey, if HBO doesn't want Bryan Cogman, Amazon's Lord Of The Rings will happily take him Back in April, writer Bryan Cogman revealed that the Game Of Thrones spin-off idea he had pitched to HBO had been rejected, freeing him up to take an overall deal with Amazon instead. Cogman was the writer behind what we can all confidently say was t...
2019-05-22 08:32

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mobile number to your Amazon account, and giving it access to your contacts book, you'll be able t...
2019-06-12 09:16

GOP senator dares Democrats to impeach Trump: ‘Go to Amazon, buy a spine’ WASHINGTON — US Sen. John Kennedy on Sunday dared Democrats to start impeachment proceedings against President Trump, goading the House members to “go to Amazon” and “buy a spine.” “My Democratic friends have got to make a decision ...
2019-06-02 20:00

Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint: report Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Amazon is considering buying Boost – currently one...
2019-05-31 09:48

Amazon brings online sellers to UK high street in pop-up stores Online retail giant Amazon said it would open pop-up shops in Britain to give more than 100 small online businesses an opportunity to sell on the high street for the first time....
2019-06-03 01:32

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along those lines coming as soon as next year. Comcast has been working for more than a year now on a healt...
2019-05-22 07:16

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at her mother's Amazon Alexa smart speaker....
2019-06-11 14:48

Amazon Prime Day 2019 India: everything you need to know for the July deals event Amazon Prime Day 2019 is around the corner and while the official dates haven't been announced by Amazon India yet, we expect the e-commerce platform to host its third Prime Day sale sometime in mid-July.Amazon Prime was launched three years bac...
2019-06-17 11:48

HMRC outlay on Amazon over six times what firm paid in corporation tax – GMB UK tax authority spent £11m to use online giant’s web-hosting services in 2018, says reportHM Revenue & Customs spent £11m to use Amazon’s web-hosting service last year, more than six times the £1.7m it received in corporation tax from Amazon’s main ...
2019-06-11 14:32

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
2019-05-29 22:00

Amazon Ends Restaurant Delivery in Face of Fierce Competition Amazon.com is shuttering its restaurant delivery service Amazon Restaurants in the U.S., putting an end to a four-year experiment that sought to compete with the likes of Grubhub and Uber Eats but failed to gain much traction....
2019-06-11 12:16

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02 10:32

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02 09:00

Amazon Game Studios reportedly lays off dozens in shake-up Amazon Game Studios has quietly laid off dozens of employees on the last day of E3, one of the biggest video game conferences in the world, according to Kotaku. The company reportedly told affected employees that they only have 60 days to find new po...
2019-06-15 21:00

Deal: Samsung Gear Sport gets a massive discount on Amazon The Samsung Gear smartwatches are selling like hot cakes when they're on sale in the US, perhaps because the discounts are so massive that it makes buying these wearable devices a duty rather than a caprice.If you happen to be in the market for a sma...
2019-06-15 21:32

One of Amazon's biggest bulls explains four risks that could cause the 'demise' of the company D.A. Davidson's Tom Forte, who has the third highest target price for Amazon at $2,550 per share, according to FactSet, is closely monitoring four warning signs that could potentially result in the "demise of Amazon."...
2019-05-31 00:32

Prime Day preview: Amazon's Fire TV devices are on sale today If you don't want to wait for Amazon Prime Day to snag deals on best-selling devices, then you should take advantage of today's sale on Fire TV sticks. You can get the best-selling 2nd generation Fire TV stick on sale for just $29.99. That&...
2019-05-30 21:48

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
2019-05-22 19:00

Walmart Grocery's Amazon Prime Now rival costs $98 per year Walmart knows that it needs to have a stellar delivery service in order to compete with Amazon, which is why it's been rolling out Prime-like offers of its own. For Walmart Grocery, in particular, there's Delivery Unlimited: a subscription ...
2019-06-16 08:48

You'll Be in the Clear at Your Next Stadium Event With These Discounted Transparent Bags From Amazon When faced with restrictions on what you can bring into stadiums, the choice is clear: Get a clear bag! They’re usually allowed in, and right now, a selection of them are really, really cheap on Amazon. Transparent crossbody bags, totes, and even a f...
2019-05-30 14:16

Deal: Samsung Gear S3 frontier price drops below $200 on Amazon The Gear S3 frontier is Samsung's spearhead in the US smartwatch market, and one of the popular wearable products sold by the South Korean company. It's not a cheap device, but it's far from being as expensive at Apple's smartwatches. Also, it comes ...
2019-06-17 03:48

Walmart to take on Amazon Fire with trio of cheap Android tablets The new devices, which include a $64 8-inch and $79 10.1-inch slate and a $99 10.1-inch model with detachable keyboard, go on sale this week under the company's Onn electronics brand....
2019-05-22 09:48

The best Amazon Fire TV Stick prices and deals in June 2019 Ready to turn your TV into a smart TV or add those apps you can't get on your existing set? Then check out our roundup of the cheapest Amazon fire TV prices and deals. You may be surprised by how little these exceptional gadgets cost.We've ...
2019-06-01 23:48

Deal: Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro is half off on Amazon There's no doubt that $150 for a tablet keyboard is a tough pill to swallow even for an Apple product. Of course, there are some cheaper alternatives available on the market, but they can't be compared with Apple's keyboard.The Apple Smart Keyboard i...
2019-05-31 08:16

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-02 06:32

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
2019-06-15 13:48

In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in other areas where clergy are scarce....
2019-06-17 12:32

Best Amazon Prime movies: the best films to stream in June 2019 Amazon Prime may be best known for its original TV series these days, including Good Omens and The Tick, but it also adds a huge selection of new movies each and every week to suit a range of tastes. UPDATE: Amazon has recently added a number of...
2019-06-14 22:48

Weborama Parent Challenges Amazon for Sizmek Ad-Server Business Ycor, a French startup behind data marketing service Weborama, said Friday that making a bid higher than the Amazon offer “is the best decision from an industry perspective.”...
2019-06-10 19:16

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work better? Here's where virtual assistants came from and where they go wrong....
2019-06-05 00:48

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
2019-05-21 18:00

Chasing Amazon: The store of the future is already here as retailers up their tech game From holograms that greet shoppers at the door, to a robot that alerts when inventory is low, technology has become retailers primary battleground        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

Deal: Samsung Gear Sport gets massive $125 discount on Amazon If you've been dying to get a Samsung smartwatch but couldn't afford to buy one at launch, there's a myriad of deals out there that don't require you to break the bank. The Gear S3, Gear Sport and Galaxy Watch are all great choices if you absolutely ...
2019-06-10 04:32

Walmart's new self-branded Android tablets take on Amazon's Fire family Whats started as a rumor several months ago has become reality this week: Walmart's new lineup of self-branded Android tablets. Revealed earlier today, the so-called Walmart Onn tablets are now available for purchase online and in most Walmart locati...
2019-05-23 07:48

Michael Rooker joins Amazon's quest for The Dark Tower According to Deadline, grizzled space pirate Michael Rooker has joined the cast of the pilot for Amazon’s The Dark Tower show, which is going to be a prequel to the main events of Stephen King’s book series and a “more faithful retelling” of the stor...
2019-06-12 03:32

For 24 hours only, you can get a used Amazon Echo Show in 'good' condition at a crazy low $49.99 Smart speakers in general and smart speakers with touchscreens (aka smart displays) in particular are growing at an incredible pace around the world, eclipsing pretty much every other consumer tech market segment in terms of the pace at which sales h...
2019-06-05 15:48

When is Amazon Prime Day 2019? This leak could have confirmed the date [Updated] Amazon Prime Day 2019 is fast approaching - but when is it going to be? Well, some sleuthing from our sister site Real Homes may have uncovered the date, with a PR for vacuum firm Tineco seemingly 'confirming' it will be in the third week o...
2019-06-13 00:16

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-06-10 01:16

Deal: Unlocked Moto G7 Power price drops below $200 on Amazon Motorola's new Moto G7 series are a solid choice for those looking to buy a mid-range Android smartphone. Each of the Moto G7 phone is tailored for different needs, so either you need a better camera or a huge battery, you can find a Moto G7 model to...
2019-06-11 07:48

Amazon expands free one-day shipping perk for Prime members Amazon announced it will expand the number of products eligible for one-day shipping to Prime members. No minimum purchase is required, Amazon said.        ...
2019-06-03 18:48

Nasdaq confirms correction as Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon drag The Nasdaq tumbled 1.6% on Monday, confirming a correction as it was dragged down by Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com on fears the companies are the targets of U.S. government antitrust regulators....
2019-06-04 01:16

Sandra Bullock is turning her college days into an Amazon show One of the good things about being famous is that everyone assumes your entire life has been interesting, which opens the door for obvious money-making schemes like book deals and biopics, but one relatively underutilized outlet for telling a celebri...
2019-06-11 07:16

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your kid gets sick as a result. You liked Amazon, used it frequently to buy products and even own an Amaz...
2019-05-29 21:32

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
2019-06-04 08:48

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology is used....
2019-06-15 02:48

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming soon.Read More...
2019-05-29 17:32

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month for $89.Read More...
2019-05-29 17:32

UPDATE 1-Amazon says new drone to take flight for package delivery in months Amazon.com Inc has a new drone that will be delivering packages to customers in months, the chief executive of the company's consumer business said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:00

Deal: Grab Sony's premium noise-canceling headphones for less than $300 on Amazon Sony's most popular premium headphones, the WH-1000XM3 are on sale quite often these days, so there's really no excuse for not getting a pair if you're looking for this particular product. Obviously, some deals are better than others, while some will...
2019-06-14 04:16

Amazon to donate $8 million to fight homelessness in its HQ cities, Seattle and Arlington Amazon on Tuesday said it will donate $8 million to fight homelessness in HQ cities. It will also match up to $5 million in employee donations.       ...
2019-06-11 19:16

Target makes the latest move in delivery wars with Walmart and Amazon Target is bringing its same-day delivery option to the masses, marking the latest move in an ongoing and heated battle over delivery involving the big-box retailer, Walmart and Amazon....
2019-06-13 06:48

GrubHub shares jump after Amazon shuts down its restaurant delivery service Shares of online food delivery services GrubHub and Waitr Holdings jumped Tuesday after Amazon said it was shutting down its four-year-old rival service, which delivered restaurant meals to Prime members' doorsteps....
2019-06-11 17:48

Here are the most-loved stocks on Wall Street, including Amazon and a little-known energy company Amazon and little known energy company Diamonback Energy are the only two stocks in the S&P 500 with all buy ratings from Wall Street analysts, according to FactSet....
2019-06-13 15:00

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
2019-06-11 16:48

Amazon unveils all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition, and it's already on sale at a nice discount Smart speakers are incredibly popular around the world these days, and as much as Amazon, Google, and Apple would like the premium Echo Show, Home Max, and HomePod to be the ones selling like hotcakes, the staggering growth of this fledgling market i...
2019-06-12 17:00

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
2019-06-08 09:00

Best Amazon Prime TV shows (June 2019): the best series to watch this month It's official: Amazon Prime Video is going from strength to strength. The streaming platform has been adding exclusive TV shows and fresh news episodes to its already impressive catalogue of content every week. UPDATE: This month it's ...
2019-06-14 22:48

Amazon Prime to show 20 Premier League fixtures - and you can watch them all for free Prepare to set your time machine for early 1992, as top flight English football is about to return to your screens without costing you a penny – and no, we're not counting those grainy live streams you find on Reddit.Ok, so it will only b...
2019-06-13 23:48

Amazon launches Personalize, a fully managed AI-powered recommendation service Amazon Personalize, an Amazon Web Services platform that facilitates and expedites the development of apps that suggest products, provide individualized search results, and customize experiences on the fly, is now generally available. Read More...
2019-06-11 01:48

Brazil will not change Amazon fund without asking donors: development bank BNDES Brazil will make no changes to the governance of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund without consulting the donors Norway and Germany, the president of the fund's administrator, the Brazilian development bank BNDES, said on Friday....
2019-06-08 02:32

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice command, anyone with an Alexa-powered device can wipe it clean of previously recorded data. To be fair, the...
2019-05-31 03:16

Barnes & Noble goes after Amazon's priciest Kindle with a larger and cheaper new Nook While e-book readers are not the most glamorous or sophisticated class of consumer tech devices, one has to assume they're still pretty popular (and profitable) given two large US companies remain engaged in and committed to this market. Interestingl...
2019-05-24 01:00

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
2019-05-23 02:32

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder m...
2019-05-23 02:16

Amazon is interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint, sources tell Reuters Amazon is considering buying Boost mainly for an attached wholesale deal that would allow the buyer to use T-Mobile's wireless network for at least six years, one of the sources said....
2019-05-31 10:48

Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries to fuel an internal tech transformation and boost its e-commerce business....
2019-05-28 22:32

Amazon boss' ex-wife pledges half her $36bn fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to give away to charity half of the reported $36bn (£28.4bn) she received following her divorce....
2019-05-28 21:16

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
2019-06-04 23:32

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about ...
2019-05-24 12:48

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her fortune to charity after Amazon divorce MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give away half her fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
2019-05-28 15:32

Deal: Amazon hosting massive Apple Watch Series 3 and 4 sale Amazon is running huge Apple Watch sale with great discounts on the most recent models, as well as previous generation smartwatches. If you're looking for a brand new Apple Watch Series 3 or 4, you should definitely check out Amazon's prices while th...
2019-06-05 04:16

Amazon’s AWS Ground Station for satellite data hits general availability Amazon has announced that AWS Ground Station, a service designed for AWS customers to access data from satellites, is now in general availability.Read More...
2019-05-23 21:16

Deal: Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones get a 15% discount on Amazon Sony's WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones are probably among the most popular audio products in the $300-$350 price range, along with Bose's QC35 II headphones. Both pair of headphones usually sell for $350, but you can definitely find them slight...
2019-06-03 14:16

Exclusive: Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint - sources Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
2019-05-31 04:16

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 models available at all-time low prices on Amazon Apple's love for high profit margins combined with its popularity means the company's products are very rarely discounted. But if you hop over to Amazon right now, certain Apple Watch Series 4 models can be purchased at all-time low prices.Representi...
2019-05-23 16:16

New Amazon Prime Student members can get the latest Echo Dot at a shockingly low price Based on the latest reports, it doesn't look like Amazon's dominant position in the global smart speaker market is in any real danger for the foreseeable future. But you can never be too careful when trying to fend off a tech giant like Google, which...
2019-05-23 14:32

'Merch by Amazon' t-shirt business increasing orders from Disney to Dr. Seuss The holy grail for apparel brands facing rising uncertainty and cost in their global supply chains is to make their merchandise closer to the point of the sale....
2019-05-30 15:32

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering custom...
2019-05-30 11:32

Amazon's Discounting Apple's Latest iPads, Including Best-Ever iPad Pro Prices Whether you require the raw power, advanced screen, and superior camera, and USB-C connectivity of the latest and greatest iPad Pros, or if the standard 9.7 iPad can fulfill your tablet needs, Amazon’s offering all of Apple’s latest tablets for some ...
2019-05-31 18:16

Amazon Shareholder Tries To Return Purchased Item Directly To Jeff Bezos Amid Amazon's annual shareholders conference where dozens of people joined to discuss issues like renewable energy use and equal pay, a woman called out to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos trying to return a......
2019-05-23 12:16

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a 5.5-inch display and features Alexa support. Amazon announced the Echo Show 5 is now available for p...
2019-05-30 07:32

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
2019-05-23 10:48

Amazon Prime Day 2019 UK: expect 48 hours of deals and sales this summer We're not going to lie, as soon as we string two days of sun together here in the UK office, we start thinking about those upcoming Amazon Prime Day deals. Ok, that and whether we should chance getting the barbecue out of the shed.The sale grows...
2019-05-30 17:00

Amazon paid a Trump fundraiser $70,000 per quarter to lobby against counterfeit vendors From July 2018 until March 2019, Amazon paid Ballard Partners up to $70,000 each quarter to combat in the import of counterfeit goods.        ...
2019-06-05 15:32

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
2019-05-22 17:16

Amazon Memorial Day sale: deals on the Apple Watch, Dyson Vacuum and more Memorial Day weekend is officially here, and that means huge discounts from top retailers on appliances, electronics, home items and more. Amazon is participating in the big sale event with massive price cuts on mattresses, TVs, vacuums, patio furnit...
2019-05-24 19:32

Key ‘Game of Thrones’ scriptwriter now working on Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ series Now begins the creative diaspora of the Game of Thrones cast and crew as they decide on the projects with which they’ll begin the post-Thrones phase of their respective careers. Already, one such forthcoming project is attracting significant bu...
2019-05-22 07:48

Amazon’s new Prime Air drone could start making 30-minute deliveries ‘within months’ We’ve been hearing about Amazon’s plans to deliver packages via drone for years, but now the prospect of 30-minute deliveries appear to be nearing reality. At its re:MARS Conference today, Amazon unveiled its new ‘Prime Air’ drone design, saying it w...
2019-06-06 08:16

Amazon CEO Bezos says robotic hands ready for prime time in next 10 years Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Inc's chief executive and founder, said on Thursday he expects the challenge of building robots for commercial use that can grasp items as efficiently as human hands will be solved in the next 10 years....
2019-06-06 21:16

Amazfit Bip smartwatch with 30-day battery life is on sale for killer prices at Amazon It's true that big names like Samsung and Apple are getting all the headlines when they launch a new smartwatch, but there are many alternatives for their products available on the market. Of course, it's just a matter of tastes and needs.The Amazfit...
2019-05-22 03:01

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
2019-06-06 03:00

UK PM candidate Hancock vows tax cut for small retailers funded by new Amazon tax -The Telegraph British health minister Matt Hancock, who is a candidate for prime minister, has vowed to "level the playing field" by scrapping the business rates for small retailers while hitting tech giants with the new Amazon tax, The Telegraph reported https://...
2019-06-07 00:32

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain....
2019-05-27 18:32

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon Inc the rights to the .amazon domain....
2019-05-27 02:00

Amazon continues to dominate a market in which Apple grows more irrelevant by the quarter At this point, it should come as no big surprise that the thriving global smart speaker market had yet another stellar quarter. After all, we're talking about an industry expected to surpass both tablets and wearable bands in terms of its worldwide i...
2019-05-21 17:16

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
2019-06-06 02:16

Deal: Save up to $85 on Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro fitness tracker on Amazon Despite being a relatively old product, Samsung's Gear Fit2 Pro fitness tracker still sells for $200 at just about every major retailer across the US. Luckily, you can find the wearable device cheaper more often than not, so it's just a matter of how...
2019-05-28 07:48

Amazon’s new Prime Air delivery drone will start dropping off packages ‘within months’ One of Amazon’s most ambitious, if not downright crazy, initiatives appears to be on the cusp of becoming a reality. Amazon earlier today announced a brand new design for its Prime Air delivery drone while also revealing that fleets of drones m...
2019-06-05 22:16

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popularize products like audio subscriptions and smart home gadgets....
2019-06-05 19:32

France to Ban Destroying Unsold Goods, Targeting Amazon, Luxury Brands France's prime minister on Tuesday announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect online retailers such as Amazon and luxury goods brands....
2019-06-05 22:48

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of v...
2019-05-27 22:16

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Trump Administration and Congress. After unusual negotiations on the subject, the Federal Trade Commissi...
2019-06-05 19:16

The best bank holiday sales and deals available at Amazon, John Lewis, Argos, Boohoo and more The second set of May's Bank Holiday Sales are now live at all the best retailers and we're here to roundup the hottest deals and tell you who is having the best sales events from now and throughout the long weekend. This way you can have a...
2019-05-25 17:32

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk ...
2019-06-12 17:00

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
2019-05-25 18:16

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "A...
2019-05-28 07:48

Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart unlikely to respond to key queries in India antitrust study: sources Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc's Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
2019-05-28 16:48

MacKenzie Bezos Owns $36 Billion in Amazon Shares. Now She Is Vowing to Give Away Much of Her Wealth. After her divorce from the Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos was announced earlier this year, Ms. Bezos has pledged away more than half of her wealth in committing to the Giving Pledge....
2019-05-29 00:16

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
2019-05-30 05:16

Gizmodo After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Gizmodo After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Small Vendors | Jalopnik Kohl’s Is Selling a T-Shirt with a Truck on It That Could Inspire Fights and Riots | Kotaku Everything You Need To Know Abou...
2019-05-29 21:48

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far along it is.        ...
2019-05-23 19:01

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Miles Below Amazon Rainforest in Peru, Limiting Casualties An 8.0 magnitude earthquake rocked northern Peru on Sunday, killing at least one man and causing several injuries, the Associated Press reports.Read more......
2019-05-28 00:00

Tesla will be acquired within a year, says the NYU professor who predicted Amazon's takeover of Whole Foods (TSLA) Hubert Burda Media Tesla's market value has fallen by more than 30% in recent months. NYU professor Scott Galloway, known for his famous Amazon Whole Foods call, says it's likely to be cut in half from here. That discount could make Elon Musk's com...
2019-05-28 22:48

Amazon rebukes Biden, offers lesson on tax code after earlier spat with Warren Amazon publicly rebuked Joe Biden in a fiery Twitter post on Thursday after the former vice president argued that the company should pay more in taxes because it was "pulling in billions of dollars in profits."...
2019-06-14 03:32

'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
2019-05-28 23:00