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Amazon can now deliver half of its own packages

Amazon’s American delivery capacity has more than doubled. They’ve gone from fulfilling 20% of their orders to about 50%, despite an uptick in sales and the introduction of one-day Prime shipping – FedEx and UPS better watch out. CNBC reports that Morgan Stanley analysts are predicting a 68% compound annual growth for deliveries between 2018 […]

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Amazon debuts ad-supported News video app for Fire TV

Amazon officially announced its long-rumored ad-supported news video service Tuesday. The new service will be available on Fire TV devices as well as Fire tablets, and rely on videos from publishers including CBS News, Reuters, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, People, Cheddar and others. Amazon says you’ll be to watch the platform on Fire TV devices, including […]

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YouTube TV is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices

Amazon reinstated support for YouTube on its Fire TV platform in July, while Google enabled Amazon Prime video streaming through Chromecast devices. In the latest development, YouTube TV is available on Amazon’s Fire TV platform, meaning users can stream live television and use an unlimited cloud-based DVR. YouTube TV aims to replace traditional cable TV […]

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Amazon’s Echo Buds

Amazon is taking Alexa’s show on the road with its new Echo Buds, truly wireless headphones that pair with a connected smartphone and promise to offer the full Alexa experience. The Echo Buds definitely have noise cancellation over Apple Airpods. Airpods have none, whereas Amazon has partnered with Bose to borrow its active noise reduction […]

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Amazon announces high-end Echo Studio smart speaker

Amazon announced its first high-end smart speaker at its annual hardware event today, called the Echo Studio. The Studio was created with Amazon’s new Music HD streaming service in mind, which lets customers listen to lossless music. Developed largely for Amazon’s new premium streaming music service, the Echo Studio boasts five drivers including a tweeter, […]

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Congress asks Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple for internal documents in antitrust probe

Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple have all received letters requesting sensitive information, as well as over 400 questions from the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee about how their businesses achieved dominant positions in their respective industries. The formal request was made as part of an ongoing antitrust investigation into Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple, also known […]

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Amazon is reportedly teaching police how to get Ring footage without a warrant

Amazon’s home security division Ring is reportedly coaching police on how to get people to hand over their surveillance footage without a warrant, according to Motherboard. Over the past month, multiple reports have emerged about the partnerships between police departments across the US and the Amazon security company, which produces a range of app-controlled home […]