By | Jul 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Amazon Prime Day 2019 is behind us, and the Seattle-based ecommerce giant has come away with a boatload of money for the fifth year in a row. Check out reports on how consistent Amazon really is with this sale and how it affects the retail business.
By | Jul 3, 2019 at 4:05 pm
In May, Deleware's Sen. Chris Coons sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, asking how long the company keeps recordings and transcripts of its customers. Amazon says it keeps the records indefinitely, deleting them only when a user makes the move to delete the data first.
By | Jul 9, 2019 at 9:48 am
Amazon has plans to launch a fleet of satellites to get the internet to undeserved communities around the world. We don't doubt that the company can do it, but might it have adverse effects on the communities it's trying to serve and add to the growing space debris problem?
By | Jun 25, 2019 at 3:55 pm
The only thing better than a full day of deals and discounts is TWO days of deals and discounts. Luckily, Amazon has announced that their annual celebration, Prime Day, will now last two full days, instead of one, giving you a chance to really save some money.
By | Jun 20, 2019 at 9:08 am
Amazon unveils the latest changes to its Kindle line up, with a refresh of the premium Oasis model, adding amber lighting that is designed to be kinder on the eyes in low light conditions. However, while this might appeal to night time readers, is it essential?
By | May 29, 2019 at 9:36 am
Will your smart home device listen to you, but not your girlfriend? She's not the only one being ignored. A recent UN report identified a worrying number of issues relating to sexism in virtual assistants. Here's what they found, why it's happening, and what we can do about it.
By | May 28, 2019 at 4:16 pm
Amazon might be developing a technology for its Alexa-enabled devices that lets them record audio before first hearing a wake word like "Alexa." If a new patent application from Amazon goes into effect, the devices could constantly record audio around them.
By | May 28, 2019 at 2:47 pm
An Amazon shareholder vote to ban the sale of facial recognition to government agencies failed spectacularly today, garnering only 2.4% of the vote, according to company filings. The debate over facial recognition has been extensive, with privacy advocates and law enforcement ...
By | May 13, 2019 at 12:14 pm
Amazon is planning to bring a raft of $1 million robots to its warehouses which might cost thousands of people their jobs. The new robots can pack boxes up to five times as fast as human workers, and represents the company's latest push into automation.
By | Jan 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm
From blocking your most hated artist on Spotify to robots delivering your groceries, Donald Trump losing pounds overnight and making thousands of dollars from virtual farming, a lot has happened in the last seven days. We take a look at what you might have missed.
By | Feb 14, 2019 at 11:37 am
Amazon might be reconsidering its New York HQ expansion. But, the truly interesting news here may be how the story was broken by the Amazon-owned Washington Post, in a strangely-framed story whose conclusions have since been disputed by the New York Times. Here's our take.