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The Echo Show is a small step for Echo, a big leap for Amazon
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 The Echo Show isn’t a great piece of hardware. It’s beefy and clunky, and kind of looks like something that fell off the back of a RadioShack truck in the late-80s. The display isn’t great (there’ [...]
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The Amazon Echo now doubles as a home intercom system
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 Amazon will officially release the Show in a few days, but in the meantime, the company is introducing a long-awaited intercom feature for existing Echo devices. The addition uses Drop-In, a teleconferencing feature int [...]
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42 percent of smart speaker owners have bought a second device (or more)
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 Here’s a promising metric for Amazon, in terms of its ability to maintain its current lead in the voice computing market: 42 percent of smart speaker owners have two or more devices, according to Edison Research. [...]
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Walmart reportedly won’t bid for Whole Foods after Amazon’s huge offer
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 Walmart isn’t actively considering a bid for Whole Foods, which Amazon said it would purchase for $13.7 billion last week, according to a report by Reuters. If so, that would remove a major obstacle to Amazon̵ [...]
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Amazon’s Echo Show gets more practical by adding support for smart home camera feeds
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 Amazon today announced a notable new trick for its next-generation Echo device, the Echo Show (aka the one with the screen), which could make it a more compelling purchase: it will be able to display the live streams f [...]
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Ebay will now match Amazon’s, Walmart’s and others’ prices on over 50,000 items
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 As Amazon and Walmart continue their battle to become the world’s largest retailer, another longtime rival in the e-commerce business, eBay, is now stepping up its game as well. The company this morning announced [...]
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Amazon Prime Wardrobe lets you try on and return clothes free
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 Amazon’s latest perk for Prime members could make us more stylish by letting us buy everything that catches our eye and return what doesn’t fit. Today Amazon revealed Amazon Prime Wardrobe, which is currentl [...]
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Amazon is gobbling Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
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 Amazon has made a bid to buy Whole Foods in what would be a whopping $13.7 billion deal. The all-cash acquisition (which includes Whole Foods Market’s net debt), will radically shake up any number of businesses a [...]
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Will Amazon become a force in fintech?
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 Amazon is the tech giant most likely to become a dominant player in fintech, predicted James Lloyd, Ernst & Young’s fintech leader, when speaking on stage at TechCrunch and TechNode’s event in Shenzhen, [...]
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