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Amazon Continues To Dominate The Smart Speaker Market

03/30/2018, With Apple and Google getting into the smart speaker market, we’re sure that some are wondering if Amazon’s headstart into the market might have given them an advantage. It turns out that it has, in fact it seems to still be proving to be a tremendous...

We Could Be Seeing More Alexa-Powered Lamps In The Future

03/30/2018, Right now Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant pretty much exists in two forms: an audio product like a speaker, or in a smartphone. However it seems in the future we might be seeing more Alexa-powered devices launched that don’t necessarily come in...

Amazon May Offer Checking Accounts For Teens

03/29/2018, It was first reported earlier this month that Amazon could launch an own-brand checking account in partnership with big banks. The company was reportedly thinking about launching an account with banks like JP Morgan Chase & Co. The bank account would...


BBC Claims Netflix & Amazon Are Squeezing Them Out

03/29/2018, Before video streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon became mainstream, it used to be a handful of channels that TV watchers could rely on, with BBC being one of them. However it appears that the company hasn’t done enough to keep up with...

Twitch Prime Subscribers Will Get Exclusive Fortnite Loot

03/28/2018, If you love Epic Games’ Fortnite Battle Royale, then you might be interested to learn that if you are a Twitch Prime subscriber, you will be able to get your hands on some exclusive loot. All players have to do is link their Twitch Prime accounts to the...

President Trump Reportedly ‘Obsessed’ With Going After Amazon

03/28/2018, As the world’s richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will certainly have many friends in high places, but it appears that he and his company has a detractor in the highest office in the United States. According to a new report, President Donald Trump...

Amazon Patent Imagines A Drone That Recognizes Hand Signals

03/22/2018, We know that Amazon is interested in using drones as a way of delivering packages to customers. Now it looks like in a patent filed by Amazon and discovered by GeekWire, it seems that Amazon might have some interesting ideas on how their customers might...

Amazon Passes Google To Become Second Most Valuable Company

03/21/2018, Amazon’s market value has surged considerably over the past couple of years which has not only made it one of the most valuable companies on the planet, it has also made its founder and CEO Jeff Bezos the richest person on the planet. Amazon has now...

Amazon Key App Updated With Fingerprint Support

03/20/2018, Last year Amazon launched Amazon Key, a new way for the company to deliver packages into your home. Basically instead of leaving packages at the front door or coming back another day, customers who have Amazon Key will let the delivery person into their...

Amazon Hires Former FDA Official, Hints At Healthcare Plans

03/19/2018, The healthcare industry is an extremely lucrative one, which is why many tech companies are venturing into it, Amazon included where according to a report from last year, the company has a “secret” health team that is looking to develop health-related...

Alexa’s ‘Brief Mode’ Makes It Less Talkative

03/18/2018, Would you rather prefer that Alexa was less talkative as it went about doing what you command it to? If you answered yes to that question then you would certainly like to know that Amazon is testing a “brief mode” for Alexa which is going to...

Amazon Prime Video Audience Tops 26 Million In The U.S.

03/15/2018, Amazon doesn’t make the viewership numbers for its Prime Video content public so it’s difficult to ascertain the popularity of the content market-wise. However, Reuters has obtained internal documents which reveal that more than 26 million...

Ecobee Switch+ Comes With Amazon’s Alexa Built Into It

03/14/2018, Light switches were designed to be simple and straightforward; flick it on or off and you’re done. However Ecobee wants to try and make it a little “smarter” and has since launched the Ecobee Switch+ which will probably be one of the smartest light...