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Sensible Object raises $3.2M to develop first Amazon Alexa-powered board game - GeekWire

A London-based startup that graduated from the inaugural Amazon Alexa accelerator has raised more cash to help develop the first board game powered by the Alexa voice platform. Sensible Object today announced a $3.2 million funding round that ...

Amazon is seen as so disruptive because people think they're getting something for free - CNBC

Amazon is seen as one of the world's most disruptive companies because people love it so much they forget they've even paid for some of its services. While Amazon Prime costs $119 a year as of Saturday for existing annual subscribers, or $156 in total ...

Johns Creek a finalist for Amazon 'Best Practices' award - Atlanta Journal Constitution

The city is a finalist in the category for its development of a municipal Amazon Alexa skill. Johns Creek officials said theirs is the first city in the world to use open data with Alexa; the app pulls information from the city's website and DataHub to ...

Amazon bans thousands of VAT fraudsters - Retail Gazette (blog)

Amazon has cracked down on tens of thousands of products from overseas sellers who don't charge or account for VAT. According to The Times, the online retailer banned thousands of overseas sellers from its platform over the weekend which were thought ...

Amazon's No Enemy. It Needs Us, US Xpress CEO Says - Bloomberg

“We see Amazon as a large customer and a good partner,” Chief Executive Officer Eric Fuller said in a phone interview. While the e-commerce giant has been dabbling in trucking and logistics initiatives, including a trucking app and its own delivery ...

3D view of Amazon rainforest canopy - EarthSky

It depicts scientists flying over a rainforest canopy in the Brazilian Amazon, using an instrument to fire 300,000 laser pulses per second. Using this technique, NASA scientists have obtained a 3D look at the rainforest canopy and the first-ever ...

Amazon Prime Video is helping spread misinformation through conspiracy videos - Fast Company

The Telegraph has an interesting report that highlights a growing problem for video streaming providers: the increasing amount of conspiracy videos peddling often-debunked narratives on services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. The report ...

Local Company Raises Concerns Over Counterfeit Baby Products on Amazon - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Local Company Raises Concerns Over Counterfeit Baby Products on Amazon. NBC 5 News. The Baby Shusher started as an app developed by an Austin couple who, like many parents, struggled to get their baby to sleep. Just when you thought your baby ...

Is Alexa a privacy concern? Senators demand answers from Amazon boss Jeff Bezos - Gearbrain

Senators Jeff Flake and Chris Coons have written to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, demanding answers to 29 questions over privacy concerns relating to the company's Echo speaker range and its Alexa intelligent assistant. Their concerns come after - and refer ...

The Government Is Supposed To Keep A Leash On Monopolies. Instead, It Is Letting Them Run Free - WBUR

But the bigger assault is coming from Amazon, with its low prices and reliable service. And like other tech companies, Amazon is behaving uncomfortably like a monopoly. That brings us to the biggest takeaway from this saga: The government, which is ...

Let Amazon in your house? Get mail at your desk? Here's how to beat 'porch pirates' - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

If you're ready to let Amazon in your house, Amazon Key allows delivery inside your front door for free. The Amazon Key kit starts around $210 for a keypad entry, camera and streaming capabilities, but after that, Prime members get the in-home delivery ...

The Carters' 'Everything In Love' Is Now Available on Spotify, Amazon Music - Billboard

Beyoncé and JAY-Z's joint album Everything In Love is now available to stream at Spotify and to download at Amazon Music, a breakthrough which suggests a full rollout is underway. Recorded under the name the Carters, the surprise album dropped on ...

Amazon Prime Day: What to expect when it finally launches in Australia - TechRadar

Amazon Prime Day has become a popular mid-year sale in overseas markets since it launched a few years ago, but the giant online marketplace is yet to announce an official start date for its annual sale Down Under. For those who aren't already aware, ...

Amazon Web Services sets up SA points of presence - TechCentral

The world's largest cloud computing provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has opened its first physical point of presence (PoP) in South Africa. The company, which is owned by online retail giant Amazon.com, said on Monday that it has launched two new ...

Samsung Days on Amazon: Get discounts up to Rs 8000 on Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A8+ and more - Gadgets Now

NEW DELHI: If you are a Samsung fan and were waiting to buy a new smartphone then here is your chance. Leading e-commerce giant Amazon has organised Samsung days starting today, under which it will be offering discounts and offers on various ...

Amazon to tap Brazil beauty obsession with cosmetics partners - The Star Online

Beauty products are displayed at the main entrance of Natura's cosmetic products factory in Cajamar, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Amazon is keen to get a piece of Brazil's roughly $30 billion in spending on make-up, hair treatments and other personal care products.

One Planet: The struggle to protect the Brazilian Amazon - KALW

... its history from the arrival of the first Spanish flotilla to the drones that are now mapping unexplored parts of the forest. Guest: Chris Feliciano Arnold, journalist and author of The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty ...

Amazon Australia's discounting Kindle and Echo devices for a limited time - TechRadar

For a limited time, you can score yourself one of Amazon's own ereader or smart speaker products at a discount, so if you've been looking to pick up a Kindle or an Echo but have been waiting for a price drop, now's your chance to jump in. In the Amazon ...

Amazon's Increasing Profitability Means Its Fundamentals Are Changing - Seeking Alpha

Amazon recently surpassed Google as America's second largest company by public market capitalization. In recent months Amazon's P/E ratio has begun shrinking, as its business begins to slowly mature and show increasing earnings. As Amazon moves ...

Amazon Prime Video is offering dubious conspiracy videos - Engadget

It won't surprise you to hear that streaming services are full of documentary-style videos with dodgy claims about aliens or the paranormal. Amazon Prime Video, however, is coming under fire for offering considerably worse. The Telegraph has noticed ...

Amazon or Amazone may refer to:

Amazon or Amazone may refer to:

  • Amazons, a mythical race of woman warriors.