TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:51

Amazon to retrain a third of its US workforce

Amazon.com Inc. plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees do their jobs....

Amazon to retrain a third of its US workforce

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Amazon to Retrain a Third of Its U.S. Workforce Amazon.com plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees do their jobs....
2019-07-11 14:00

Amazon plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workforce in new skills Amazon.com on Thursday unveiled plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs or find new careers....
2019-07-11 14:34

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workers Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said it will provide its workers with the ...
2019-07-11 23:00

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "upskill" training designed to move people in position...
2019-07-11 19:00

Amazon Says It Will Retrain Workers It’s Automating Out of Jobs. But Does 'Upskilling' Even Work? Amazon made waves when it announced late last week that it planned to spend $700 million to retrain one-third of its U.S. workforce—100,000 employees—as part of its ‘Upskilling 2025’ initiative. The sizable commitment, which the Wall Street Journal n...
2019-07-16 00:17

Amazon Plans to Spend $700 Million Retraining Its Workforce Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more technical jobs at Amazon or elsewhere....
2019-07-12 14:17

Why organisations should be working towards a more inclusive workforce If you wind back the clock just a decade or so, most company meetings and internal comms projects were very different from how they are today. Senior management would often take the opportunity to broadcast the latest company news to employees. It wa...
2019-05-30 15:17

Ford to cut 10 per cent of its global workforce News 20 May, 2019 Ford has confirmed it will cut 7,000 employees worldwide by the end of August to make an annual saving of £470 million...
2019-05-21 20:51

To prepare today’s workforce for AI, they must understand it’s not a threat For countless businesses across all industries and around the world, AI is dominating mindshare to impossible-to-ignore levels. It’s all entrepreneurs and business leaders can talk about: What does a future with AI look like? What are the gains that ...
2019-07-16 14:00

Lab Startup uBiome Laying Off About Half Of Global Workforce Lab-testing startup uBiome is laying off about half its global workforce, the latest sign of turmoil after it suspended testing of its clinical products and had leadership shake-ups and an FBI search of its San Francisco offices....
2019-07-11 01:00

U.S. shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources cuts 25% of workforce Pioneer Natural Resources Co, one of the largest producers in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, announced on Tuesday that it had cut about a quarter of its workforce to save costs and boost shareholder value....
2019-05-21 23:51

Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15% Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its approximately 300-person Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year....
2019-07-13 03:00

Facebook Sets Goal to Double Female Workforce in Five Years Facebook unveiled new diversity goals on Tuesday, including an effort to double the number of female employees globally over the next five years, and double the number of black and Hispanic employees......
2019-07-10 11:17

Dell and Microsoft pour millions into A.I. start-ups that are reshaping the workforce Dell and Microsoft venture capital arms are investing in AI start-ups that have products to help companies manage data and harness machine learning to gain a competitive advantage....
2019-07-16 21:17

Graphic: America's economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce Data released on Friday showed a return to strong job growth in the United States, allaying some fears the U.S. economy is on a short path to recession. But the data also reinforced the view that economic growth is slowing....
2019-07-05 17:51

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools...
2019-07-16 16:00

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15% Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its approximately 300-person Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year....
2019-07-13 04:51

Legg Mason cuts about 12% of workforce days after naming Trian's Peltz to board Legg Mason Inc said on Thursday that the mutual fund company is cutting 120 jobs, or about 12% of its corporate workforce, with the step coming only days after the appointment of Trian Fund Management LP's Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
2019-05-24 03:17

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a millio...
2019-06-27 18:51

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices are already great value given the high quality you get in your hands.We really want to help you beat th...
2019-07-12 15:51

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will ...
2019-07-02 09:51

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, da...
2019-07-03 21:34

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 16:34

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
2019-07-09 14:34

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
2019-07-08 02:00

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be ap...
2019-07-08 14:34

Amazon Prime Day 2019: the best deals on Amazon UAE Amazon Prime Day 2019 is finally here, and we're already scrambling to find the best deals to add to our carts. Our Prime Day deals list is below, full of the best 4KTV deals, AirPods on sale, Apple iPad (both the cheap iPad and the newer i...
2019-07-15 11:00

Should Amazon be broken up? ‘No,’ says Amazon executive LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Amazon executive says the online shopping giant isn’t too big and shouldn’t be broken up, but adds that large companies deserve to be examined. Amazon and other big tech companies are facing scrutiny from government ag...
2019-06-06 00:51

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Echo Dot: which Alexa speaker is best for you? When you’re thinking of buying a smart speaker, choosing the right model can be really tricky; even if you’ve settled on a brand, the best smart speaker brands often have a number of different models for every occasion. If you ...
2019-06-03 19:51

Only Pay for Amazon Prime When You Need It When you think of what it costs to get fast delivery through Amazon Prime, you probably think of the annual membership for $119. And that might just be too high for you. I know that annual fee made me stop and think about whether the service was wort...
2019-07-05 21:34

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 20:51

What Was Your First Amazon Purchase? It’s been 25 whole years since Amazon burst onto the scene as an online bookseller in July of 1994. Now, it’s a giant, package-delivering behemoth that despite some unsavory headlines, all of us probably use because it’s just so damn convenient.Read ...
2019-07-05 22:00

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 04:01

Amazon Fire 7 (2019): You get what you pay for Despite having Android under the hood, Amazon's Fire tablets have traditionally had a very different purpose than the usual Android slate. Instead of trying to be an all-in-one workhorse, like some of Samsung's Galaxy offerings, Amazon'...
2019-06-19 15:51

Amazon’s Alexa may soon know if you’re happy or sad Amazon's Alexa team is exploring ways to detect human emotion like happiness, sadness, and anger with machine learning and audio recordings.Read More...
2019-07-08 17:51

Is Amazon Prime Worth It? If you’re not already an Amazon Prime member, the service’s price hikes from $79 to $99 and most recently to $119 might have you wondering if it’s even worth signing up....
2019-06-27 18:51

5 tips to get the most out of Amazon Prime Day Don't miss out on any of the best Prime Day deals! Here are 5 tips on how to get ready before the big day.       ...
2019-07-13 00:17

The best Amazon Prime Day deals under $100 Got $100 left in your Prime Day budget? These deals on Kindle, Toshiba, Instant Pot, Fisher Price, Cuisinart, and more will get you your money's worth       ...
2019-07-16 17:34

How to Get One-Day Free Shipping From Amazon In case two-day shipping wasn’t quick enough for some customers, Amazon just rolled out free, one-day shipping on millions of items. The company announced Monday that the perk is now available to Prime members in the continental U.S. on more than 10 ...
2019-06-04 18:00

Organize Amazon for Hector Hector Figueroa died just a few days before Prime Day. Perhaps he could have appreciated the humor in that. There is only one way to honor his memory: to finally unionize the workers of the gargantuan, monopolistic, oppressive national crisis called ...
2019-07-15 17:00

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Everything You Need to Know We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-07-08 12:51

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 18:00

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can already get Amazon Prime Day is more than three weeks away but you can still get great deals on Amazon Echoes, Fire TVs, nugget ice makers, and more.       ...
2019-06-29 03:17

Protests during Amazon Prime Day Amazon faced protests on its fifth annual Amazon Prime Day. While the Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth said it is offering more than a million deals, a demonstration was seen outside a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota. (July 16)    &...
2019-07-16 10:34

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....
2019-05-30 23:51

|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 15:51

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 19:34

The 10 best Amazon devices to look out for during Prime Day Prime Day is expected to have a ton of great deals on Amazon devices like Echoes, Fire sticks, Ring doorbells, and more.       ...
2019-06-27 23:51

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get right now In preparation for Prime Day, Amazon is still running great deals on baking sheets, essential oil diffusers, label makers, and more.       ...
2019-06-27 23:51

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 12:34

How to Prepare for Amazon Prime Day Prime Day 2019 will be two days: July 15 and 16. Here are the deals to expect, how to shop if you’re not a Prime member, and how not to regret your purchases....
2019-06-27 19:00

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 —...
2019-05-29 00:17

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 21:17

Why I just bought AirPods for Amazon Prime Day even though I don't 'need' them Confession: I bought the Apple AirPods 2019 on Amazon Prime Day, even though I technically don't need them. After all, I have the original AirPods from late 2017.There are several reasons I made the purchase today after much pondering. Sure, it ...
2019-07-16 05:17

The best Amazon Prime Day deals could be these ETFs Amazon Prime Day has market watchers hunting for deals on and offline, and ProShares strategist Simeon Hyman has a few suggestions for how to play the e-commerce boom....
2019-07-16 17:34

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 04:00

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 05:51

Amazon Prime Day Will Last 48 Hours This Year. Here’s What to Know Prime Day, Amazon’s big annual sale, will last two full days this year, the company revealed Tuesday. Amazon Prime subscribers will start seeing Prime Day deals at 12:00am PST on Monday, July 15th, and they will last through 11:59pm PST on Tues...
2019-06-27 21:34

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning, there! Did you join the not-so-secret society of Instant Pot owners following those Amazon Prime Day sales? We're here to make sure it doesn't gather dust, with a bunch of tips (and crucially)...
2019-07-16 18:34

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
2019-07-12 10:17

Amazon is selling suncream that 'burns fat' as you tan WANT to burn fat ahead of your summer holiday? Apparently, you can lose weight as you tan by applying Sunshapers sun cream. Here's all you need to know....
2019-07-01 17:17

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 18:34

Amazon’s Fire TV Recast DVR box is $100 off today If you've been considering a Fire TV Recast, now is the time to buy - the DVR is on sale for its lowest price ever. From today, the Recast is on sale for $129.99, a saving of $100....
2019-07-01 09:34

27 weird products you can buy on Amazon (that are actually worth it) What's more fun than finding something really weird that's perfect to solve that one annoying problem? These 27 products do just that.       ...
2019-06-30 20:00

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 08:51

Here's what's coming to Amazon Prime in July You know how it is: You’re just trying to live your life one day, spending time with your girlfriend, going for a walk, all that normal stuff. And then one of those ding-dang superheroes suddenly explodes her into a million little pieces because he w...
2019-06-20 07:17

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 laptop is nearly $300 off on Amazon Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is one of the most stylish and powerful 2-in-1 laptops out there. For a limited time, the device is nearly $300 off on Amazon, making it one of the lowest prices we've seen for the Sur...
2019-06-28 10:34

You can now buy a rosé spray bottle on Amazon for under $10 Amazon You can now buy a spray bottle that looks exactly like a bottle of rosé on Amazon. The Framar rosé spray bottle costs $9.49 at the time of writing, and is Prime eligible. If you prefer a stiffer drink, Amazon also sells Jack Dan...
2019-07-04 18:34

AOC attacks Amazon with ‘absurd’ allegations In case you missed it, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — aka AOC — picked quite a fight last week. On ABC News’ “This Week” last Sunday, she attacked Amazon for paying entry-level, order-fulfillment center workers a starting wage of $15 per hour, which happ...
2019-06-23 08:34

Amazon Prime Day Sale: Best Offers Available on the Last Day Amazon Prime Day 2019 sale has entered its last day. The sale will end at midnight tonight, July 16, and we've handpicked the best deals and offers available today....
2019-07-16 04:17

Amazon to add over 2,000 jobs in Britain this year Amazon will add over 2,000 permanent jobs in Britain this year, taking the U.S. retail giant's UK workforce to more than 29,500, it said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 03:00

Where to Get Prime Day Deals Without Shopping Amazon If you’re not a fan of Amazon, or you’re just weary of the hubbub about Prime Day deals, never fear: every other retailer in the land is having sale of its own on July 15 and 16 as well. You’ve got plenty of options for deals on summertime shopping—b...
2019-07-13 09:17

Best Kindle 2019: which Amazon ereader should you buy? If you've landed here, it's likely you're after an ereader. In 2019, the rule is that the best ereaders are, generally, devices made by Amazon, and we've reviewed them all so you can find the best Kindle for you.There are a few de...
2019-06-23 21:34

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get this Saturday Prime Day is fast approaching, and we're already seeing some fantastic deals on Fire TVs, Instant Pots, and more.       ...
2019-06-30 00:17

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get this Friday Prime Day is about a week and a half away, but you can still save big on everything from clay masks to the Kasa Smart plug and more.       ...
2019-07-05 18:51

Amazon’s Best Prime Day Tech Deals (So Far) Prime Day, Amazon’s made-up summer shopping extravaganza, is back again, and this year, it’s going into overtime. Prime Day is now a 48-hour event, giving you two days to get your hands on some discounted goods. Amazon’s self-made ...
2019-07-13 05:17

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get this Wednesday Prime Day is right around the corner, but you don't have to wait until July 15 to save on all your favorite products.       ...
2019-07-03 17:51

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 13:17

Amazon wants to use its drones to watch your home Amazon has filed a patent that proposes, in part, to use a drone to keep tabs on your home. The patent, “Unmanned aerial vehicle-based surveillance as a service,” discusses “surveillance alerts” and “surveillance action” done for a property. The pate...
2019-06-28 05:00

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 15:34

Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 Prime Day 2019 is only days away, but that isn't stopping Amazon Australia from offering early promotions exclusively for its Prime members.Existing Aussie Prime members who have never tried Amazon's Music Unlimited service before can sign ...
2019-07-04 06:51

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 05:17

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....
2019-06-10 22:34

Amazon Has Set Its Sights on That New Lord of the Rings MMO Last year, it was announced that Middle-Earth’s latest foray into the world of gaming would be a new Massively Multiplayer Online RPG from Chinese developer Leyou Technologies, set long before the events of Tolkien’s books. Sound familiar to another ...
2019-07-10 18:00

Amazon is using Prime Day this year to try to win in fashion The market for apparel and accessories globally is worth more than $1 trillion, so Amazon clearly sees there's a lot at stake here. It's using Prime Day to tout fashion deals....
2019-07-15 18:34

Yes, you will save on Prime Day, especially for Amazon products Amazon offers Black Friday like hype for its Prime Day sale, but most deals similar to retail weekend dollars off offers, unless it's Amazon product.       ...
2019-07-15 17:34

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
2019-07-16 00:00

How to Support the Amazon Prime Day Strike For the second year in a row, Amazon workers are planning to strike on Prime Day. In 2018, Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Poland, and Spain went on strike during Prime Day; this year, fulfillment center workers in Minnesota have planned a simil...
2019-07-12 18:51

LG W30, W10 to Go on Sale in India Today via Amazon: All You Need to Know LG W30 and W10 will go on sale again in India today. This is the second time that the duo will go on sale since their launch in the country late last month....
2019-07-10 04:00

How Amazon Will Trick You Into Buying More on Prime Day If you want to save money on Prime Day, Amazon will be offering plenty of deals. So many, in fact, that you might end up spending more than you planned....
2019-07-12 18:51

The best non-Amazon sales and deals happening now Thought Prime Day was the only sales event going on? Think again. You can actually score huge deals at some of your favorite retailers right now.       ...
2019-07-16 00:00

Here Are the Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for Readers If you’re looking to catch up on summer reading, there are plenty of deals through Amazon’s Prime Day to help keep you busy with books for the rest of the season. Prime Day 2019 began this morning and lasts for a full 48 hours, so Prime M...
2019-07-15 19:51

The Best Amazon Prime Day Deal is Actually at Whole Foods I know Amazon Prime Day isn’t until next week, but I’m calling it right now: I have found the best deal of the event, and you don’t even have to wait until July 15 and 16 to get it....
2019-07-10 21:34

Blue Origin: everything you need to know about the Amazon.com of space Expensive, expendable rockets are history. Humanity's future is to take its heavy industry into space to protect Earth, and travel to space safely, reliably and affordably. That's what Blue Origin is all about.What was once a secretive rese...
2019-06-07 11:51

Amazon opens its second Go store in New York Amazon's brick and mortar empire continues to expand, after the company opened its second, larger cashier-free store in Park Avenue, New York City today....
2019-06-11 13:51

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 22:34

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....
2019-06-08 04:34

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 03:51

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 21:00

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 14:17

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...
2019-05-22 02:00

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....
2019-06-12 21:34

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 13:34

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......
2019-06-06 04:34

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....
2019-05-23 00:01

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 22:00

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 20:51

Kohl’s now accepting Amazon returns Starting today, Kohl’s is accepting Amazon returns at more than one thousand stores nationwide. The retailer will pack your items and ship them back to Amazon for free. The company tested the program earlier this year in 1-hundred stores. Just ...
2019-07-09 01:51

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...
2019-06-16 03:17

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 04:01

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 20:00

Amazon says it will be delivering by drones ‘in months’ LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amazon says it expects to be delivering orders to shoppers’ homes by drones in the coming months. The online shopping giant did not give exact timing or say which locations the self-driving drones will be making deliveries. Ama...
2019-06-05 20:51

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....
2019-06-06 04:34

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 00:17

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...
2019-06-12 00:17

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 01:34

Amazon Is Closing Its Food Delivery Service in US Amazon has said it would end its US restaurant food delivery service on June 24, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats....
2019-06-12 07:51

Deal: Unlocked Moto G6 with 64GB is $120 off on Amazon The Moto G6 debuted one year ago, but it's still going strong when it comes to sales. The new Moto G7 didn't bring too many improvements hardware-wise, but the advantage is we can get Motorola's latest mid-range smartphone for the same price as the m...
2019-06-30 05:17

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 23:51

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......
2019-06-03 06:01

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 06:17

‘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 10:51

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 13:00

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 15:00

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 13:34

Amazon adds more jets to its growing fleet NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s fleet of jets is getting bigger. The online shopping giant says it will lease 15 more Boeing 737s as it seeks to grow its delivery business and get packages to shoppers’ doorsteps faster. Amazon says it currently ...
2019-06-18 18:00

How to Enable Notifications for Amazon Prime Day Deals Prime Day 2019 is upon us, and Amazon will be offering steep discounts through July 16. Instead of sitting on the Amazon website waiting for the next Lightning Deal, you can enable mobile and desktop notifications for whatever deals you’re interested...
2019-07-15 21:00

The best Amazon Prime Day deals 2019: US Edition It's officially Amazon Prime Day 2019 today in the US, and we have a curated list of the best deals you can buy right now, according to our team of experts. We're here all 48 hours to update this in-depth discounts page in real-time.Below, ...
2019-07-15 11:00

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 18:34

Deal: Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for less than $1 Ahead of the Prime Day deals coming on 15 and 16 July, Amazon is running a promotion on its music streaming service. Unlike many of the previous promotions, this one seems to be available worldwide, so no matter where you live, you should be able to ...
2019-06-28 15:17

Amazon shuts down its restaurant delivery business in the US Amazon Restaurants' closure in London might have just been the beginning of the service's complete shutdown. According to GeekWire, the company's food delivery offering will only be serving customers in the US until later this month. A...
2019-06-11 16:00

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 08:51

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....
2019-05-31 23:51

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 04:01

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 21:34

The best Amazon Prime Day deals on clothing, shoes, and more We've found the best Amazon Prime Day sales for clothing, shoes, accessories, and more, including brands like Under Armour, Adidas, and J. Crew.       ...
2019-07-15 20:01

Amazon Prime Day 2019 Kicks Off: Here Are All the Best Deals Amazon Prime Day 2019 sale has started in India. There are hundreds of deals on mobile phones, TVs, laptops, accessories, and other products. We've handpicked the best deals you can grab on the Prime......
2019-07-15 08:17

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....
2019-06-02 16:17

Amazon Rents More Jets to Expand Next-Day Delivery Amazon.com is expanding its domestic air-cargo operation, renting more small jets to link its distribution centers and extend the reach of its next-day delivery service....
2019-06-19 04:17

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 19:17

Spain's El Corte Ingles wants to become Europe's next Amazon Europe's largest department store chain was hit hard by the 2008 financial crisis. Now, with Chinese giant Alibaba at its side, it wants to take on online retail powerhouse Amazon and grow its customer base....
2019-07-08 15:17

Blink vs Ring: what are the differences between Amazon's cams? If you're looking into getting a home security camera, you may well be looking at products from Blink or Ring. Both brands are owned by Amazon, but they bring very different capabilities and price points to the party.Blink offers affordable...
2019-06-20 17:51

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.       ...
2019-06-13 21:51

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 02:51

Prime Day pro tip: Find extra deals with Amazon's app By Nathan Burrow Amazon Prime Day 2019 will begin July 15, and we're getting ready to bring you all the best deals on Wirecutter picks and recommendations from our expert staff. Bookmark our Deals page, follow Wirecutter Deals on Twitter, and s...
2019-07-14 16:34

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 14:51

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 03:34

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 19:17

How Amazon FBA can help you launch a successful e-commerce business For the uninitiated, FBA, or Fulfillment by Amazon, lets you store your own products for sale in Amazon's fulfillment centers, where they are then picked, packed, shipped all by Amazon. It's an incredibly easy way to scale up a business, and Amazon e...
2019-06-21 15:51

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...
2019-06-04 17:17

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....
2019-06-06 23:34

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 18:17

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 19:34

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 22:00

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 18:34

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 01:51

Amazon takes on TCL’s Roku TV with low-cost HDR Fire TV Enlarge / Seeing is believing when it comes to HDR, and this mock-up comparison of the display tech hints at what awaits Toshiba buyers. (Note: The TV pictured above is NOT the one we're writing about today.) (credit: Ars Technica) Things are looki...
2019-06-27 21:01

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 09:51

16 brilliant products with over 1,000 great reviews on Amazon From toilet lights to inverted umbrellas, these brilliant products with over 1,000 reviews on Amazon are among the most fascinating things online now.       ...
2019-06-19 23:51

Amazon's Counter package pickup comes to the US via Rite Aid There are plenty of ways to get a hold of your Amazon packages, but sometimes it's easier to pick up a parcel when you're out running other errands. To help with this, Amazon has expanded its Counter system to the US, letting customers pick...
2019-06-27 19:00

Amazon, in War With Walmart, Touts One-Day Delivery Gains 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....
2019-06-03 15:00

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....
2019-06-15 02:00

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 16:17

Here’s the new 4K Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision There’s a new Amazon Fire 4K TV ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2019, and it has Dolby Vision, Alexa and an HD antenna for local channels all baked in to the TV.The Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision, as it’s officially called, pairs a ...
2019-06-21 00:51

Don't Open Any Amazon Prime Day Emails, Just in Case Amazon’s made-up holiday dedicated to “epic deals” and working its warehouse workers to the bone is fast approaching, and so, apparently, are pretty convincing phishing scams disguised as emails from the tech giant.Read more......
2019-07-12 23:51

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holi...
2019-07-09 01:51

Amazon is reportedly working on a better-sounding Echo Despite an influx of new models last year, Amazon's Echo probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of high fidelity. The company wants to change that by introducing a higher-quality version of the Echo to better compe...
2019-07-12 18:51

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike plans Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! Amazon's Prime Day faces a threat, and we're not talking about Target and eBay's competitor sales. We also nail down some more details on Pokémon Sword and Shield, get ...
2019-07-09 13:17

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
2019-07-09 20:17

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last ye...
2019-07-12 18:51

Dealmaster: Amazon Prime Day deals you can snag for under $50 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) This year's Amazon Prime Day event is slowing down, but there are still dozens of deals available that are worth checking out. Though Amazon is still pushing lots of nonsense, Prime Day offers some genuinely go...
2019-07-16 23:34

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....
2019-05-23 00:01

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 22:34

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 17:17

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 22:17

Lady Gaga's cosmetics line is just for Amazon You won't find Lady Gaga's new beauty line at Sephora or Ulta, or even alongside the Fenty counter at your local department store. The songstress announced that Haus Laboratories -- her upcoming line of cosmetics -- will be sold exclusively...
2019-07-11 06:00

Search Amazon's Bestseller Lists on This Site “Search Best Sellers” is a shopping site that helps you find the bestseller lists for every product category on Amazon. As the site explains, while Amazon keeps a list for the most popular products in hundreds of categories, it doesn’t let you search...
2019-07-04 19:34

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concerns....
2019-07-05 16:34

We Found Them! Amazon's Prime Day Tile Deals Are the Best We've Ever Seen. Can never find your keys? Always losing your wallet in the couch cushions? Never put the dog leash in the same place twice? Tile is the answer to all your woes, especially now that you can replace the battery yourself....
2019-07-16 20:17

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......
2019-05-25 03:51

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 03:34

Amazon lessons from the last 25 years, according to one of its most bullish analysts D.A. Davidson's Tom Forte, one of the most bullish analysts on Amazon, says the company's customer obsessions is its most important quality....
2019-07-05 23:17

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 01:51

Now You Can Return Unwanted Amazon Items to Kohl's Next time you want to return something to Amazon, you don’t necessarily have to pack everything up again and head to the post office. Starting this month, Amazon is allowing items to be returned via the mail as well as in person at any Kohl’s locatio...
2019-07-06 12:34

Kohl’s will return your Amazon packages for free It’s a move that sets Kohl’s apart from other retailers striving to compete with Amazon and one that chief executive Michelle Glass said will drive traffic to the company’s brick-and-mortar stores....
2019-07-10 02:51

Aussies can get $10 off any Amazon order in this Prime Day promo Australia's second edition of Amazon Prime Day is just a few sleeps away but the promos from the e-commerce giant just keep coming. After offering extended free trial periods for both Audible and Kindle Unlimited, and making international P...
2019-07-10 06:17

'.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 20:17

Amazon’s AI improves emotion detection in voices In a research paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa research division describe AI that can detect emotion more accurately than traditional approaches.Read More...
2019-05-21 20:00

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security engineer and business analyst -- a plan to "upskill" 100,000 employees....
2019-07-12 14:51

Amazon plans to spend $700 million on this new initiative Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs.       ...
2019-07-11 14:00

Amazon's Prime Day Sale Begins Next Week: What You Should Know Amazon's Prime Day 2019 sale begins next week and we've prepared a simple guide to help you with all the information you need before this year's Prime Day sale event....
2019-07-12 14:17

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 16:51

'Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighborhood Monday after the internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
2019-05-21 15:34

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 15:01

Amazon’s making a Lord of the Rings MMO set pre-trilogy Amazon today revealed the long-rumored Lord of the Rings MMO that’s in the works is being developed in collaboration with its internal Amazon Game Studios — meaning we’ll soon get both a new Rings game and that TV show it’s already revealed. There’s ...
2019-07-11 02:51

Protect Yourself Against Amazon Prime Day Phishing Scams The great Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us (Monday, July 15, midnight PT). Naturally, Amazon wants you to part with as much of your money as possible, but it isn’t the only one. According to a report from Wired, a big phishing scam called 16Shop is...
2019-07-12 18:51

Amazon is co-developing a 'Lord of the Rings' game Lord of the Rings fans have been patiently waiting for the long-promised Amazon series. While we still don't know when the show will debut or who will star in it, Amazon has more Lord of the Rings news. Today, Amazon Game Studios announced that ...
2019-07-10 22:17

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to acc...
2019-07-10 10:51

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available digitally, users will soon be able to ask Alexa questions such as "Alex, how do I treat a migraine?" or...
2019-07-10 14:17

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 13:34

Prime Day promo: Amazon will pay you $10 for more data collection A browser extension from Amazon is being touted on Prime Day for a $10 discount. It's a tool to let Amazon hit you up on desktop with more offers.       ...
2019-07-17 00:51

Prime Day 2019: Top kitchen deals right now on Amazon Spring cleaning has given way to summer spending, and now your kitchen needs an update. Jump start healthy eating — it’s bikini weather, after all — with 35 percent off Vitamix Blenders, or finally get what all the Instant Pot hype ...
2019-07-17 01:17

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...
2019-05-22 08:17

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...
2019-05-22 06:34

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...
2019-05-22 06:34

Protesters Disrupt Amazon Event Over Its Ties With ICE Demonstrators disrupted an Amazon event in New York, voicing opposition to the company’s ties to entities that enforce the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration....
2019-07-12 06:17

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 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 Digita...
2019-05-28 14:34

Amazon Just Unveiled Its Most Detailed Prime Day Preview Yet Prime Day kicks off at 3AM ET on Monday (and yes, we’ll be up for the start of it), but if you want to start planning out your purchases, Amazon just unveiled a huge list of the upcoming deals.Read more......
2019-07-13 02:51

PlayStation Classic price drops to $25 at Best Buy, Amazon We get it -- you really don't like the PlayStation Classic. You've told us, over and over again. We weren't huge fans when we reviewed it, but that was when it cost $100. The price quickly dropped over the next few months, to $60, $40,...
2019-07-04 07:51

Amazon expanding reach in the automotive industry Amazon is expected to grow its Alexa-enabled offerings in the coming months and years, including a significant expansion into the embedded software systems of vehicles....
2019-07-13 07:00

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the record could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete it. Read more......
2019-07-04 03:34

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 19:34

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 22:17

People are going wild for this $1,200 ‘garden igloo’ on Amazon Chill in your igloo this summer. A number of retailers like Amazon and Walmart are selling a variety of clear domes that resemble igloos that you put in your yard — “garden igloos” if you will. There’s this 12-foot, $1,200 “Garden Dome Igloo” that th...
2019-07-02 01:00

Get Amazon Prime Day Deals With a Free Trial If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can be noncommittal about Amazon Prime Day. You’ve already paid your $119 annual fee or monthly portion of it, so what’s it going to hurt to browse through some of the discounts the megastore is hawking for two d...
2019-07-02 00:34

Amazon Cloud Cam: everything you need to know about the Alexa-powered camera Amazon Cloud Cam gives Alexa a new sense: sight. It’s a security camera and a pet camera, a motion detector and even a two-way intercom that you can use to chat to the kids or bark at the dog.Amazon Cloud Cam was introduced in late 2017, altho...
2019-07-01 23:00

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 22:51

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 15:34

5 things on Amazon that are worthy of their 5-star ratings With Prime Day just around the corner, here are 5 products on Amazon that truly deserve their 5-star ratings AND a spot in your shopping cart.       ...
2019-07-01 23:00

Here's What People Thought of Amazon When It First Launched in the Mid-1990s Amazon was founded on July 5, 1994, and launched its online store in 1995, letting people buy books from the comfort of their homes. Twenty-five years after its inception, Amazon now sells everything from taco holders shaped like dinosaurs to tongue ...
2019-07-03 16:51

Amazon keeps Alexa transcripts unless you manually delete them Back in May, Amazon introduced a new Alexa feature that makes it easy to delete your voice history -- apparently, that could be pretty handy if you don't want Amazon to keep copies of your Alexa conversations. In a letter sent to Sen. Chris Coon...
2019-07-04 07:51

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,......
2019-05-30 17:34

5 things you must do to get ready for Amazon's big Prime Day We've got the skinny on the top things to do before Amazon Prime Day on July 15. If you want to get the best deals, don't go into this massive sale unprepared.       ...
2019-07-02 18:00

Amazon Fire TV gets new live television section If you have an Amazon Fire TV device and you use it to watch live television, you'll be pleased to know that finding live TV channels is about to get easier than ever before.The company has announced that Fire TV devices in the US will be gettin...
2019-07-01 11:51

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 07:51

16 Amazon Prime secrets you didn't know about You're going to want a Prime membership for Amazon Prime Day. But your membership comes with a ton of other great perks you might not even know about.       ...
2019-06-30 20:00

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.        ...
2019-05-30 01:17

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 13:51

Amazon and UK grocer Morrisons extend same-day online delivery British supermarket Morrisons and Amazon said on Thursday they will extend their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
2019-06-13 09:51

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 18:17

Cramer: Four stocks are putting up a fight against Amazon in retail "In a retail environment dominated by a handful of players ... there are smaller operators that we have found ways to like and win with," Jim Cramer says....
2019-07-10 01:51

Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information at home. Others are concerned that it's a waste of time and resources....
2019-07-10 22:01

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion....
2019-07-15 16:51

Retailers cash in on Amazon's 'free marketing' on Prime Day Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday's Black Friday as a driver of sales....
2019-07-15 19:34

The three types of Amazon buyers — and how other e-tailers can lure them away (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That’s the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant’s expanding dominance, other online retailers must understan...
2019-07-02 01:17

Amazon plans to create 1,800 jobs in France in 2019 U.S. online retail giant Amazon said on Tuesday it will create 1,800 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest European market after Britain and Germany....
2019-07-02 06:00

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 01:17

Target announces deals to compete with Amazon Prime Day Target is taking on Amazon’s Prime Day next week with deals on thousands of items on their website. The online sale starts on July 15 and runs for 48 hours. That’s the exact same time as Amazon’s Prime Day event. Target announced sh...
2019-07-10 02:17

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better produc...
2019-07-13 08:34

When is Amazon Prime Day? The date is out – and it's just around the corner Amazon Prime Day, when the e-commerce giant offers a major sale in the middle of summer, will take place on July 15 and 16, the company says.       ...
2019-06-27 23:51

Britain's national health service teams up with Amazon Britain's National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the government said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa o...
2019-07-10 09:51

Amazon asked some advertisers to increase spend on Prime Day by at least 100% Amazon Prime Day 2019 is an opportunity for Amazon to push companies to spend more on ads, some experts told CNBC. Amazon made $2.72 billion in its "other" segment in the first-quarter of this year, consisting primarily of advertising sales....
2019-07-15 17:17

Amazon won't have to offer a phone helpline in the European Union Don't go looking for a customer support phone number for Amazon in Europe -- you probably won't find one. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Amazon isn't obligated to provide a phone helpline to customers in the...
2019-07-10 22:17

Amazon’s Latest Experiment: Retraining Its Work Force Amazon’s effort could help answer a fundamental question: Will automation be a solution for the great challenges of the 21st century economy, or make those problems worse?...
2019-07-12 02:17

Amazon Prime Day 2019's Star-Studded Deals We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-07-12 13:34

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could speed its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a new dam. It also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
2019-06-29 07:00

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 19:34

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 18:34

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The business strategy behind the sale ZDNet's Larry Dignan explains that, yes, Amazon Prime Day is a big shopping bonanza for 48 hours, but there are some business perks that come with launching one of the e-commerce giant's biggest events....
2019-07-11 23:17

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent weeks, workers in Amaz...
2019-07-15 20:51

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 07:00

Deal: Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch gets a 25% discount on Amazon The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is a decent smartwatch that costs less than the Apple Watch Series 4 and Samsung Gear S3 frontier. The wearable device comes with Garmin's own contactless payment solution that allows you to pay for purchases with the watch, a...
2019-07-02 01:51

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could accelerate its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a huge, new dam. It's also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
2019-06-28 21:00

How do brick-and-mortar chains fare on Amazon Prime Day? Amazon's major rivals see lower store traffic during the week of the sale. But one physical retailer gets a big boost from it.       ...
2019-07-11 14:00

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last N...
2019-06-28 18:34

Disgruntled Amazon workers will wreak havoc during ‘Prime Day’ The ranks of disaffected Amazon workers are growing — and they’re planning to raise a ruckus during the e-tailing giant’s Prime Day sales event next week. On Friday, ex-Amazon workers said they’ll stage a rally outside Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’ new...
2019-07-13 07:00

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 20:34

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. (Previously: The 2000s)...
2019-06-28 14:17

Is Nicolas Winding Refn's Amazon show an indulgence too far? The Drive director’s 13-hour LA-set noir Too Old to Die Young has divided critics but the extended format has allowed him to create something undeniably strikingTelevision is a writer’s medium, while cinema is a director’s one. So goes the old maxim,...
2019-06-20 08:34

Fitbit trackers are $30 cheaper today thanks to Amazon Prime Day We’ve got less than a week until Amazon Prime Day, but the deals have already started coming in – including savings on a few of Fitbit fitness trackers.Get $30 off four different selections: both the Fitbit Charge 3 regular and special ...
2019-07-11 05:00

Why Amazon Prime Day is the perfect time to act on your PC build list Now that AMD Navi and Ryzen 3rd Generation processors are out – not to mention those shiny new Nvidia RTX Super cards – you might be considering finally building that new gaming PC you’ve been dreaming about. And, well, now is th...
2019-07-11 05:00

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 09:17

Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 satellites as part of Project Kuiper. The spacecraft would be grouped into 98 orbital planes, and fly a...
2019-07-08 04:01

What's Coming to Amazon Prime Video in July 2019 Amazon is debuting five Amazon Original series and one Amazon Original movie in July, including Season 4 of All of Nothing focusing on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, and season 1 of The Boy, an Amazon Original Series that it describes as “...
2019-06-28 15:51

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s push into health care....
2019-07-10 16:00

Amazon Prime Day 2019 Sale: Everything You Can Expect This Year Amazon Prime Day 2019 sale kicks off on July 15 this year. We've put together a simple guide on what you can expect from Amazon's biggest sale event of the year....
2019-07-04 10:17

This week in tech history: Amazon's 25th birthday At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-07-05 19:01

Prime Day 2019 deals: Breaking down Amazon’s best bargains The countdown is on for the biggest online shopping event of the year: Amazon Prime Day 2019. If you haven’t already started shopping the early deals that have been released on pre-sale, be sure to check out the full-on blow out starting at mid...
2019-07-14 22:51

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ3 price dips well below $500 on Amazon Sony's flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ3 is cheaper than ever on Amazon. Just like many other top-tier handsets, the Xperia XZ3 was priced at around $800 at launch, but these days anyone can pick one up from Best Buy for just $550 if they're willin...
2019-06-20 00:51

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop...
2019-07-04 02:00

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
2019-07-03 22:34

Look: Firefighters confused by lingerie that arrived in Amazon package Firefighters at a Wisconsin station were left scratching their heads when an Amazon package that arrived with no sender information turned out to contain a piece of lingerie....
2019-07-12 22:34

Amazon just released their Prime Day Preview—here are the best deals to look out for Prime Day is coming and Amazon just gave us a sneak peak of the best deals to look out for on Amazon devices, 4k TVs, and so much more.       ...
2019-07-12 22:17

Amazon's Own Devices Are (Unsurprisingly) Some of the Best Deals of Prime Day [Updating] We know you’ve been patiently waiting for Prime Day, and so have we. As you might expect, the first deals out of the gate are the deals on Amazon’s own products, which tend to be some of the steepest discounts of the entire made up holiday. Several o...
2019-07-15 02:51

What Happens After Amazon’s Domination Is Complete? Its Bookstore Offers Clues Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping the company extend its grip on the book business....
2019-06-23 23:17

Amazon Prime Day VR zones go live in 6 cities across India Amazon Prime Day 2019 kicks off on July 15 and the e-commerce giant has set up Virtual Reality (VR) experience zones in six cities across India. These VR zones will let users experience products on sale in different virtual environments before placin...
2019-07-06 17:34

CVS just laid out a big reason why health companies are worried about Amazon Health care companies claim they are not threatened by Amazon's potential foray into the space. A recent lawsuit in which CVS tried to prevent executive John Lavin from joining Amazon PillPack suggests more concern in private....
2019-06-20 22:34

Amazon Makes a Bet on Beauty With Lady Gaga Deal Amazon.com is betting it has the marketing muscle to help an upstart beauty collection from Lady Gaga compete with the range of established celebrity-backed brands and industry stalwarts....
2019-07-13 05:00

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is reviewing Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
2019-07-05 13:17

Amazon Gets US Patent To Use Delivery Drones For Surveillance Service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and......
2019-06-22 10:51

Amazon's Dirt Cheap TVs Have Dolby Vision HDR Now, Which Is a Big Deal Don’t look now, but Amazon’s latest Fire TVs are starting to get high-end features, starting with the newly released 55" model. Made in conjunction with Toshiba, the new 55" Fire TV is the first in Amazon’s line to get Dolby Vision....
2019-06-22 02:17

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office....
2019-06-22 01:34

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you give your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there because the an...
2019-07-04 22:00

Inside the hellish workday of an Amazon warehouse employee It took just three days of working full time at an Amazon “fulfillment center” outside of Louisville, Kentucky, for Emily Guendelsberger’s body to break down. She’d been warned by her supervisors that it would be physically demanding. She’d be on her...
2019-07-13 17:17

Fear missing out? Amazon knows it—and uses it to make Prime Day sales Amazon's marketing for its annual Prime Day plays on our fear of missing out on deals and discounts. Experts weigh in on the consumer psychology behind Prime Day....
2019-07-14 15:34

Court says Amazon could be liable for third-party vendors' products Amazon faced lawsuits over third-party sellers in the past, but it always came out unscathed. Now, though, a federal appeals court in Philadelphia has decided that the e-commerce giant can be held liable for products sold by third-party vendors doing...
2019-07-05 01:51

UK competition watchdog to examine Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator on Friday took action to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo by serving an initial enforcement order on the two companies....
2019-07-05 10:00

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
2019-07-05 11:51

Amazon upgrades the Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision At an intimate press event in the Dolby SoHo space today, Amazon announced a new Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision. This is basically an upgraded Fire TV Edition, and the display model is made by Toshiba. A 55-inch model is available starting today f...
2019-06-21 02:00

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labour union Verdi said....
2019-07-15 06:51

20 cult-favorite products on Amazon shoppers love From charcoal teeth whitening powder to the best oil diffuser ever, these cult products on Amazon have thousands of rave reviews for a good reason.       ...
2019-06-18 20:17

Spurred by Amazon, Supermarkets Try Swapping Cashiers for Cameras Tesco and other supermarket chains are testing cashierless stores with cameras that track what shoppers pick, so they pay by simply walking out the door....
2019-07-07 13:00

The Amazon Fire TV stick is on sale for $14.99/£19.99 during Prime Day 2019 Amazon Prime Day 2019 is officially here, and that means killer discounts on tech, home items, appliances, and more. It also means massive price cuts on Amazon's own devices, like the popular Fire TV stick. One of the best deals we've seen,...
2019-07-15 11:00

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....
2019-06-15 06:00

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace....
2019-07-03 12:00

Amazon plans to build its tallest skyscraper in Bellevue, WA Amazon is preparing to build a big presence in Bellevue, WA, the affluent suburb of Seattle where it was originally founded. The company on Tuesday began the permitting process for Bellevue 600, a 43-story tower in the city's downtown that will ...
2019-07-03 06:51

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...
2019-06-15 01:51

Google and Amazon bring the YouTube app back to Fire TV Months after Amazon and Google ended their fight over streaming video, the official YouTube app is once again available on Fire TV devices. As of today, some Fire TV devices (multiple Fire TV Stick variants and the Fire TV Cube) and TV sets (from Ele...
2019-07-09 18:17

Comcast is bringing Amazon Music to Xfinity X1 and Flex Amazon Music might be coming to a TV near you soon. Comcast is bringing the music streaming service to Xfinity X1 over the next few weeks. It says it's the first time you'll be able to access Amazon Music on a TV via a pay-TV provider. You ...
2019-06-20 23:00

Get £10 off a £25 spend when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering £10 off a £25 shop if you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension. The deal is open to Amazon Prime users who install Amazon Assistant for the first time between July 1 and July 14.Amazon...
2019-07-03 01:17

Amazon previews Prime Day deals before the shopping frenzy Amazon claims Prime Day 2019 will be a "two-day parade of more than a million deals." The action starts July 15th and new deals will drop as often as every five minutes for a full 48 hours. Today, Amazon released a preview of what's to come....
2019-07-12 18:51

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it comes to access to their TV platforms. Today, a first sign that Amazon fulfilled that promise has just...
2019-06-27 23:00

J.A. Bayona to direct The Lord Of The Rings series for Amazon Oh, you didn’t think Hollywood had already packed it up for the holiday, did you? Put that sunscreen down because Deadline has some big news for all the Tolkien-heads: Amazon has enlisted J.A. Bayona to direct and executive produce its upcoming The L...
2019-07-03 20:34

Let's face it, Walmart has already lost its battle with Amazon Walmart has adapted somewhat to meet the Amazon omnichannel challenge, but it's unwilling to fundamentally change how it operates.       ...
2019-07-12 19:00

Amazon staff will strike during Prime Day over working conditions While Amazon is busy hyping up this year's Prime Day extravaganza, its workers will be drawing attention to more serious issues than price cuts. Staff at a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota will hold six hours of strikes on July 15th (the start o...
2019-07-08 19:34

Four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99/99p is the best Prime Day deal yet The Prime Day deals are almost here and to celebrate Amazon is offering a fantastic one that's exclusively for Prime members. For a limited time, you can get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for for just $0.99 in the US or 99p in the UK. Th...
2019-07-07 15:51

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Every deals article we’ve written so far Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day 2019 is happening this Monday and Tuesday on July 15-16, 2019. It will be live for 48 hours (the longest Prime Day event yet), starting at 12 a.m. PT on July 15 and ending at 11:59 p.m. PT on July 16. T...
2019-07-15 10:51

Amazon launches partnership with Rite Aid for package pickup Amazon has steadily added options for customers to receive their packages including in car trunks, inside home garages and potentially by drone. On Thursday, Amazon added another alternative for US customers: Walk into a nearby retailer and pick up a...
2019-06-27 19:34

Catholic Church considers married priests for Amazon A historic shift in policy could pave the way for married men to preach in areas where clergy are scarce. The requirement for priests to have never been married has been in place for centuries....
2019-06-18 06:17

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is back this Monday — here are the best deals to get now Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day is Amazon's big sitewide sales event. This year, it's happening on July 15-16. Your checklist for Amazon Prime Day 2019 is as follows: make sure you're an Amazon Prime member (you can get a free 30-day...
2019-07-15 10:51

Deal: Grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for 30% off via Amazon Apple Watch Series 3 price has just dropped below the psychological $200 mark, but this has happened quite frequently in the last six months or so. These days, paying the full price for a previous generation Apple smartwatch is the exception rather t...
2019-06-17 22:17

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...
2019-06-01 01:34

Goldman says buy UPS, Fedex because concern Amazon is cutting them out is overblown Goldman Sachs is recommending buying FedEx and UPS, seeing more than 20% gains for both stocks, as the logistics companies are seen competitive against new entrants like Amazon....
2019-07-10 16:17

Amazon workers are reportedly planning a Prime Day protest Amazon employees in Minnesota are reportedly planning a strike on Prime Day this year, as the company is promoting its faster delivery options but not giving its workers enough credit, they say....
2019-07-08 17:51

Amazon is 25 – let’s burst its birthday balloon | Julian Baggini Until it pays the true cost of what it sells to us, we should think twice before buying from the online giantAs any hormonal Catholic teenage boy knows, it’s perfectly possible to believe something is a grievous sin and yet repeatedly, almost compuls...
2019-07-08 19:17

Amazon is watching, listening and tracking you. Here's how to stop it You can turn off some of the tracking, but then many Amazon features won't work. And if you want to delete your Alexa recordings, you need the app.       ...
2019-06-27 23:51

These retailers are having major sales to compete with Amazon Prime Day Thought Prime Day deals were the only way to save money? Think again. You can actually get huge savings at some of your favorite retailers right now.       ...
2019-07-16 19:17

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 14:00

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 21:34

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 03:01

Amazon’s StyleSnap uses AI to let you shop looks from magazines, social media, and more Every wish you could shop the look on Amazon? Soon, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to the Seattle company’s forthcoming StyleSnap feature, which suggests styles from screenshots and pics of magazines, websites, or social media post...
2019-06-05 21:17

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 19:51

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 18:00

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 16:34

Biggest Amazon Prime buy of all may start the day after the sale ends Amazon Prime Day is expected to set a new sales record for the online retail giant, bringing in close to $6 billion this week, but another big Amazon buy starts the day after its annual shopping event ends....
2019-07-16 17:00

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 03:34

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 23:00

Before you buy anything from Amazon use these two websites to decide whether the deal is as good as it looks (AMZN) Amazon Shopping on Amazon can be complicated thanks to similar product listings and constant sales. CamelCamelCamel.com provides free price tracking and price alerts so you can see the lowest possible price on Amazon products. Fakespot will scan pro...
2019-07-16 01:34

Amazon developing a Tom Cruise-less Jack Reacher series According to Variety, Amazon just picked up the rights to make a TV series based on Lee Child’s Jack Reacher books, with Scorpion’s Nick Santora writing, executive producing, and showrunning. This, naturally, will be unrelated to the Jack Reacher mov...
2019-07-16 01:51

Amazon gives $10 to Prime Day shoppers who cough up personal data Amazon has a promotion for US shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit. The deal is for new installations of the Amazon Assistant, a comparison-shopping ...
2019-07-16 15:51

The Absolute Worst Deals From Amazon Prime Day [Updating] Welcome to another edition of Amazon Prime Day, an event described in earnest by the everything store as “a 2-day parade of epic deals.” If you can stomach scouring the website and mostly wading through a lot of hot garbage, you may land on something...
2019-07-16 00:17

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....
2019-06-06 00:34

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 10:51

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 17:17

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 06:51

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 05:00

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....
2019-06-06 04:34

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your human emotions. Citing internal documents and an unnamed source, Bloomberg reports that the company h...
2019-05-23 19:51

Buy a Year of Office 365, Get a $50 Amazon Gift Card For Free Microsoft Office. Do people still use Microsoft Office? People with kids and school projects maybe? Anyway, if you still use Office, you can buy a year’s subscription to Office 365 Home (with licenses for up to six people) for its usual $100 today, a...
2019-07-16 18:51

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...
2019-06-06 02:34

Amazon Prime Day means protest for workers in Minnesota One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
2019-07-16 18:34

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 21:00

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 23:51

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....
2019-06-06 00:34

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 08:51

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....
2019-06-06 00:34

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....
2019-05-29 03:34

Amazon offers $10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their data Amazon.com Inc has a promotion for U.S. shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit....
2019-07-16 14:34

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 17:17

Amazon Prime Day 2019: 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...
2019-06-03 21:17

Windows 10 May Soon Allow Amazon Alexa to Activate on the Lock Screen Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18362.10005 aka 19H2 includes a change that will enable third-party digital assistants to voice activate on the lock screen, suggesting a deeper Alexa integration......
2019-07-16 13:34

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 10:00

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 03:34

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...
2019-05-31 04:00

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 05:51

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 09:00

Amazon Prime Day just made your next computer monitor a lot cheaper You might think you don’t need one of the best monitors in 2019. Unless you’re a gamer, a laptop will probably suit you just fine for productivity assignments. But if you still want an external display, here are the best cheap monitor d...
2019-07-16 07:01

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 18:51

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon two years ago, employees at Whole Foods say their working conditions have declined markedly amid inc...
2019-07-16 08:51

Flipkart and Amazon Sales: The Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart Big Billion Days and Amazon Prime Day sales are currently live and you can grab some decent offers on mobile phones. We have handpicked the best deals you can grab on some popular smartphones......
2019-07-16 13:34

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 $...
2019-06-01 03:17

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 13:51

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 02:34

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 11:00

Commute In Style With Amazon's Prime Day Timbuk2 Sale Pack your travel stuff into a new Timbuk2 bag. There are plenty of messengers on sale in today’s Amazon Gold Box, as you’d expect from any self-respecting Timbuk2 sale, but you’ll also find backpacks in all shapes and sizes, and even the reader-favor...
2019-07-16 01:51

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...
2019-05-29 18:00

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 19:51

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 18:51

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 18:34

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 17:17

Amazon Prime Day 2019: the ultimate day 2 deals list The next wave of Amazon Prime Day deals are live in the US mean you can save hundreds of dollars on just about everything Amazon sells – at least until midnight Pacific time tonight. You don't have nearly as much time to act now that we&a...
2019-07-16 13:51

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 14:01

The best cheap SSD deals and prices on Amazon Prime Day 2019 If you're looking for the best cheap SSD deals on Amazon Prime Day, then you've come to the right place. Buying a Solid State Drive is an easy and affordable way to give your PC a noticeable speed boost, and with the best cheap Amazon Prime...
2019-07-16 13:51

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....
2019-05-29 23:51

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...
2019-06-04 03:34

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 04:00

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 07:17

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 19:51

For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest One hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
2019-07-15 21:01

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...
2019-05-22 20:51

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 06:34

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.       ...
2019-06-09 07:17

The Amazon Prime Day Deal That Walmart and Target Can't Match The Prime Day event is another way to tighten Amazon’s grip on shoppers by getting them to enroll in its Prime membership program, which adds an important revenue stream and loyal customers....
2019-07-15 22:51

The best Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals: Day two, the afternoon edition This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously u...
2019-07-17 00:17

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 00:34

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 18:34

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 19:51

The best Amazon Fire TV Stick prices and deals in May 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 ...
2019-05-21 17:51

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 17:51

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 11:00

Hustle Over to Amazon's Nike Sale Before Prime Day Ends Day 1 of Prime Day featured a big sale on Adidas gear (and there’s still one running on Adidas’ site), so it’s only fitting that Day 2 closes with a big sale on Nike products....
2019-07-17 02:17

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 16:34

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 15:00

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 17:00

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 19:17

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon 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....
2019-06-07 21:51

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 00:34

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
2019-07-15 22:00

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 03:51

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. Read more......
2019-05-21 15:01

When is Amazon Prime Day 2019? This leak could have confirmed the date 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...
2019-06-06 18:51

Amazon's Big Sale on Mobile Phones Kicks Off, Here Are the Best Offers Amazon's Fab Phones Fest sale has kicked off today with deals and offers on a bunch of popular smartphones. The sale will continue until June 13. We have picked out some of the best deals and offers......
2019-06-10 09:34

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 00:34

Amazon U.S. rivals get sales boost on Prime Day: Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to their websites, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 21:17

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How to use Alexa to find the best deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
2019-07-15 23:51

Sanders, AOC, and Others Demand Workplace Safety Investigation of Amazon Following yesterday’s Prime Day strike at a fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, over a dozen progressive lawmakers—including Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ro Khanna—co-signed a letter to the Occupatio...
2019-07-17 00:17

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 22:34

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 09:51

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 15:01

‘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 21:01

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 21:34

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 02:34

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.        ...
2019-05-30 01:17

Amazon confirms it retains your Alexa voice recordings indefinitely Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant may be useful, but the privacy concerns aren’t going away anytime soon. Now, in a fresh turn of events, the retail giant has confirmed that it keeps transcripts and voice recordings indefinitely, and only removes them i...
2019-07-03 10:34

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 21:00

'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. ...
2019-05-21 20:34

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
2019-05-29 20:34

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hir...
2019-07-12 10:00

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of killing jobs in local businesses, not paying enough taxes and exacerbating climate change....
2019-07-03 17:00

‘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 18:51

Amazon destruction accelerates 60% to one and a half soccer fields every minute Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro are starting to take effect....
2019-07-03 00:17

Amazon destruction accelerates to one and a half soccer fields every minute Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro are starting to take effect....
2019-07-02 20:00

Comcast is working on a device like the Amazon Echo, but focused on health Comcast is working on a device to monitor people's health at home, as well as some media and communications services, according to people familiar with the plans....
2019-05-21 19:17

Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land: report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not be used for grazing, a newspaper report said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 19:51

| 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 20:34

We must not barter the Amazon rainforest for burgers and steaks | Jonathan Watts The EU-Mercosur trade deal is good news for Brazil’s huge beef industry but devastating for the rainforest and environmentEuropean leaders have thrown the Amazon rainforest under a Volkswagen bus in a massive cows-for-cars trade deal with Brazil and ...
2019-07-02 17:01

Amazon pulls novel written by suspect in Mackenzie Lueck murder A self-published novel written by the suspect in the killing of Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck was pulled from Amazon on Monday. The book by Ayoola Ajayi, titled “Forge Identity,” was pulled from the online retailer after he was arr...
2019-07-02 09:34

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with t...
2019-07-13 05:51

Toddler accidentally buys $430 couch on Amazon while playing with phone, mom says A California mother is warning others to lock down their Amazon accounts after her 2-year-old daughter purchased a $430 couch through her shopping app — with just one click....
2019-06-30 17:51

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 15:17

Amazon, after big hire, experimenting with sports media strategy - interview When Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos was spotted schmoozing in NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's booth during the Super Bowl in February, the media world exploded with anticipation about Amazon's imminent domination of sports media....
2019-06-30 04:00

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 09:00

Amazon, after big hire, experimenting with sports media strategy: interview When Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos was spotted schmoozing in NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's booth during the Super Bowl in February, the media world exploded with anticipation about Amazon's imminent domination of sports media....
2019-06-29 19:51

Early Prime Day deal: get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99 / 99p While Prime Day 2019 is still weeks away, Amazon is offering a rare promotion right now exclusively for Prime members. Starting today, you can get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 in the US or 99p in the UK. The music streaming se...
2019-06-29 19:00

Deal: Samsung Gear S3 is nearly 40% off on Amazon, comes with 1-year extended warranty Despite the fact that it made its debut on the market almost three years ago, Samsung Gear S3 remains a great device. The fact that the smartwatch is selling strongly through all major retailers in the US is proof that the South Korean company did a ...
2019-06-29 15:34

Here's what you should buy on Amazon Prime Day 2019 based on the best deals we've seen in past years Amazon Amazon Prime Day 2019 is fast approaching — the 48-hour event starts July 15 — and it's time to start preparing. We've been sifting through Prime Day deals and showing you the best ones since 2015, so we have a good idea of the p...
2019-07-12 02:34

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
2019-06-29 05:51

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 12:51

Amazon's Jeff Bezos pays out $38bn in divorce settlement Ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos will become world’s fourth-richest woman but has promised to give away half of awardThe world’s biggest divorce settlement will be made official this week as Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos hands over a 4% stake in the online sh...
2019-06-30 18:51

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 16:00

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 14:51

Five 'Star Trek' movies come to Amazon Prime on July 31st There's more Star Trek available for streaming -- although it might not be on the service you were expecting to use. Amazon is adding five pre-Abrams Star Trek movies to Prime Video in the US on July 31st. Two of them come from the cast of the o...
2019-07-02 00:00

Taylor Swift at the Amazon Prime Day concert was our terrible future, now As smooth, immoveable faces of the oncoming social collapse-cum-takeover by a megacorp go, you could do worse than pick SwiftIs this the year we interrogate how truly strange and unusual Prime Day is? Prime Day, in review: a much-hyped, multiple-day ...
2019-07-11 19:17

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 00:34

Early Amazon Prime Day deal: save $100 on the Fire TV Recast Amazon is giving us a sneak peek into their big July shopping event by releasing early Prime Day deals that you can buy right now. For a limited time, Prime members can get the Fire TV Recast on sale for $129.99. That's a $100 discount and the l...
2019-07-01 23:00

Amazon employees in Minneapolis are fighting for better conditions. And it’s working | Spencer Cox Workers have banded together to improve wages, transit and housing, and acting like their own unionOn 15 July 2019 Amazon fulfillment workers outside Minneapolis in the suburb of Shakopee walked off the job for six hours, joining workers across Europ...
2019-07-16 18:00

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 16:17

The Worst Fire Gadget Amazon Ever Made Is Even Worse Than I Remember The Amazon Fire Phone was garbage when it was released five years ago in July 2014. At its announcement, Jeff Bezos stood on stage and called the device “gorgeous,” “elegant,” and “refined.” It’s none of those things. I spent a few weeks revisiting A...
2019-07-11 21:17

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&...
2019-05-31 04:51

Amazon gives Fire TV devices a section devoted to live television Fire TV devices now have access to plenty of live television services, and Amazon wants to be sure you know what's playing regardless of what services you prefer. The internet giant is rolling out a dedicated Live tab that showcases whatever�...
2019-07-01 04:51