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Amazon expands Amazon Channels to UK, Germany, taking aim at pay-TV users
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 The race to control the TV is on, and today comes some news out of Europe underscoring Amazon’s ambitions in that department. The e-commerce giant announced the launch of Amazon Channels in the UK and Germany & [...]
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Crunch Report | Ford names Jim Hackett as new CEO
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 Today’s Stories: Ford names Jim Hackett CEO to take its connected car plans up a gear, Dish integrates with Amazon Alexa for hands-free TV, Patreon doubles in a year to 1 million paying patrons and 50,000 creators [...]
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Amazon takes on Etsy with a new shop featuring handcrafted items for weddings
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 Amazon this morning staked another claim in the billion-dollar wedding industry with the launch of a new Wedding Shop dedicated to sales of handcrafted items, including décor, invitations, gifts, jewelry, accessories [...]
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Amazon Charts, Amazon’s new bestseller list, ranks titles by ‘most read’ and more
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 Amazon has long relied on customers providing feedback and providing other ranking data as part of the process of encouraging more sales on its platform, and now the e-commerce giant is adding a new twist on this to s [...]
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Amazon upgrades its Fire tablet line, a rare bright spot in the struggling category
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 Amazon’s continuing its month-long spree of hardware announcements by refreshing its line of low cost slates. The Fire 7 is retaining its $50 price point, while getting an improved screen resolution and increased [...]
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Amazon to bring opt-in notifications to Alexa
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 Amazon is going to be adding notifications to its Alexa service, so that skills can provide you with information as it becomes available, unprompted, as opposed to only in response to active voice queries made by a user [...]
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Amazon’s Tye Brady and ABB’s Sami Atiya to Speak at TC Sessions: Robotics July 17 at MIT
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 We first developed the idea for TC Sessions: Robotics because we wanted to bridge the gap between startups and investment in the robotics world — namely research, academia, government and industry.  On July 1 [...]
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Amazon begins rewarding top-performing Alexa Skill developers with direct payments
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 Amazon has quietly launched a new program that will directly pay developers building high-quality Alexa skills — the voice-activated apps for Alexa-powered devices like the Amazon Echo speaker and related products [...]
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Amazon built Fire TV directly into a cheap 4K set
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 There’s the $90 Fire TV, the $40 Fire TV Stick and now, for the dongle-averse, Amazon is giving the world its first set with the company’s streaming media offering built-in. It’s up now for pre-order, [...]
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