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Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015

Amazon goes physical, opens book store

Amazon goes physical, opens book store

Everybody knows that Amazon is an online retail giant, with most of its business done over the web. So why would the company open a brick and mortar book store?

Monday, 19 Oct 2015

Amazon takes legal action against 1,114 users for offering fake product reviews

Amazon takes legal action against 1,114 users for offering fake product reviews

Amazon has brought a suit against a number of Fiverr users for providing fraudulent product reviews in the hopes that this will help discourage similar behavior in the future.

Friday, 2 Oct 2015

Amazon discontinues sale of Apple TV and Google Chromecast

Amazon discontinues sale of Apple TV and Google Chromecast

Online retail giant Amazon will ban Apple TV and Chromecast listings on their site nearer to end-October. Read on to find out why.

Saturday, 19 Sep 2015

Here are four new tablets from Amazon, and an entirely new Fire OS

Here are four new tablets from Amazon, and an entirely new Fire OS

Amazon has announced four new tablets, including a 7-inch slate that costs only US$50, and a new version of Fire OS that boasts a more intuitive and user-friendly interface.

Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015

Amazon may release US$50 6-inch tablet in time for Christmas

Amazon may release US$50 6-inch tablet in time for Christmas

Amazon is reportedly planning to release a US$50 6-inch tablet in time for the holidays. The online retailer's next cheapest tablet offering, the 6-inch Fire HD, costs twice as much.

Monday, 3 Aug 2015

Amazon gives developers and hobbyists access to Alexa

Amazon gives developers and hobbyists access to Alexa

When voice recognition software is mentioned, the names Cortana and Siri will undoubtedly pop up. Amazon wants to add one more name to that list; Alexa. To do that, it's making the software free for anybody to use and integrate into their devices.

Thursday, 30 Jul 2015

Amazon wants commercial drones to have a place in the sky

Amazon wants commercial drones to have a place in the sky

While laws about drone use are still being debated upon in many countries, Amazon has proposed reserving a section of airspace devoted to commercial drone use.

Monday, 13 Jul 2015

90% of all tech patents lawsuits filed in the first half of 2015 were by patent trolls

90% of all tech patents lawsuits filed in the first half of 2015 were by patent trolls

A study conducted by United Patents found that nearly 90% of all patent lawsuits filed in the first half of this year were by patent trolls.

Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015

July 15 is Prime Day

July 15 is Prime Day

Mark your calendars. July 15 is Prime Day and Amazon aims to make it a day that your wallet won't soon forget.

Friday, 27 Mar 2015

Amazon now offers unlimited cloud storage for just US$59.99 per year

Amazon now offers unlimited cloud storage for just US$59.99 per year

Amazon has just announced that it will offer a new "Unlimited Everything" cloud storage plan that will offer unlimited cloud storage for just US$59.99 a year.

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