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Amazon’s new Alexa developer policy now bans all ads except in music and flash briefings
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 Amazon has quietly introduced a change to its Alexa Skills Developer agreement aimed at further restricting advertisements within Alexa’s voice apps, which it calls “Skills.” Previously, the developer [...]
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Lazada, Uber and Netflix team up ahead of Amazon’s expected entry into Southeast Asia
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 Amazon isn’t in Southeast Asia yet — the e-commerce giant pushed back plans to enter early this year — but that isn’t stopping future rival Lazada teaming up with a range of companies to offer a [...]
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Twitch expands subscriptions with new $9.99 & $24.99 tiers for serious fans
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 Confirming an earlier leak, the Amazon-owned live streaming service Twitch is today announcing an expanded lineup of subscription offerings, which introduces two new levels beyond the original $4.99 per month plan. Now, [...]
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Amazon offers Echo’s excellent voice recognition tech to other device makers
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 Amazon is making the technology that makes its Echo line of devices so good at picking up your voice commands available to third-party device makers. That includes the microphone array that helps Echo pick up speech eve [...]
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Amazon gains wallet license to boost its business in India
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 Amazon has gained a wallet license in India, Medianama reports, as part of a move that will allow the U.S. e-commerce giant to offer a paying experience with less friction in the country. Currently, Amazon customers mus [...]
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Amazon FreeTime gets a Parent Dashboard, Discussion Cards & more
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 Amazon FreeTime, the subscription service offering kid-friendly books, videos, apps and games, is today rolling out a feature called Discussion Cards that will help parents better understand the content their child is [...]
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Amazon Alexa developers can now ask for customer’s location, track their skills’ performance
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 Amazon this morning rolled out new tools for developers of Alexa apps, aka “Skills,” which aim to give them more insight into their app’s users, as well as allow them to build location-based skills. T [...]
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Amazon pulls Diapers.com and other Quidsi apps from the app store
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 At the end of March, Amazon announced it was planning to shut down Diapers.com and all the other e-commerce sites operated by Quidsi – the company Amazon acquired for $545 million back in 2010. However, it didn&# [...]
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OpenAI sets benchmark for sentiment analysis using an efficient mLSTM
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 The researchers over at OpenAI were able to use a recurrent mLSTM character-level model trained on Amazon reviews to identify the sentiment of blocks of text. And perhaps more interestingly, the team was able to generat [...]
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