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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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Here are all of Amazon’s acquisitions before Whole Foods
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 Amazon today said it would make a bid to acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, making it the largest acquisition for the company by far. The next-closest acquisition in price is $1.2 billion for Zappos, which happened [...]
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Winners and losers in Amazon’s $13.7B purchase of Whole Foods
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 Amazon is taking a huge bite out of the fresh food business with its bid for Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. But even though this is a deal between two companies, it’s not just the two of them being touched [...]
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Amazon’s Dash Wand barcode scanner returns with Alexa and is now essentially free
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 The first iteration of Amazon’s Dash Wand wasn’t long for this world. The company trialed the barcode scanner with select Prime Fresh customers in California, but the hardware didn’t seem to really go [...]
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The first ad network for Alexa Skills shuts down following Amazon’s policy changes
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 A series of policy changes at Amazon that detail how advertising will be supported within Alexa’s voice-enabled apps, called “Skills,” have now had their first casualty: VoiceLabs. The startup was the [...]
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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’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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