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Amazon’s Middle East Expansion Reportedly Costs $1 Billion

11/27/2016, Having cemented its position as the largest online retailer on the planet, Amazon is now believed to be looking into a possible expansion into the Middle East. Rumor has it that the company is going to acquire Souq.com, often referred to as the Amazon of...

Amazon Online Ticket Sales May Soon Go Live In The United States

11/23/2016, Amazon has been selling theater and concert tickets online in the United Kingdom since last year but it’s yet to do this on its home turf. The company hasn’t confirmed as yet if it’s going to start selling tickets online in other markets...

Meet The LingLong DingDong, China’s Answer To The Amazon Echo

11/22/2016, The Amazon Echo was a surprising success, especially in a market with already-established voice assistant platforms like Siri, Google Now/Google Assistant, and Cortana. But yet for some reason many flocked to the Echo, resulting in spin-offs like the...

Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ Breaks Viewership Records On Prime

11/22/2016, Given how much BBC’s Top Gear was loved by both car and non-car enthusiasts due to the easy-to-understand and humorous nature of the show, safe to say that many had pretty high expectations when the show’s presenters left to form a new show at Amazon...

Neato’s Botvac Connected Can Be Controlled With Amazon’s Alexa

11/22/2016, Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant platform kind of came in under the radar. Amazon’s track record for their products seem a bit like a mixed bag, where some things work surprisingly well, like the Kindle Fire tablets, and some things fall flat on their...

Netflix Claims Amazon Paid £250 Million For ‘The Grand Tour’

11/22/2016, Ever since it was reported that former BBC Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May had become free agents, it was rife with speculation as to who might sign them for a new show. For the longest time ever it was rumored that Netflix...

Amazon Announces First eSports Tournament For Casual Games

11/21/2016, Amazon today announced the first-ever eSports tournament for casual games called Champions of Fire Invitational. It takes place in Las Vegas next month. The tournament will see sixteen of the most popular gaming celebrities in the world compete against...

Allrecipes Launches 60,000 Cooking Recipes For The Amazon Echo

11/20/2016, Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant feature is pretty nifty in the sense that Amazon is constantly updating it with new “skills”, which are basically commands and functions that it can do after being given a voice command. If you’re someone who loves...

Amazon Starts Selling Cars Online

11/20/2016, You can buy just about anything on Amazon. The online retail giant offers tens of millions of products across dozens of different categories. While it has always been possible to purchase car accessories via Amazon, it has never been possible to buy an...

Amazon Echo Now Lets AT&T Subscribers Send Text Messages

11/20/2016, AT&T is making it easier for Amazon Echo users to send text messages. It has created a new skill for the Alexa digital assistant that powers Echo devices to enable its subscribers to send text messages with nothing but voice commands. The AT&T...

Amazon Launches Alexa-Only Pre-Black Friday Deals

11/18/2016, Alexa is Amazon’s voice assistant platform and we know that they are looking to push it to as many users as they can. Given that Google Now/Google Assistant, Siri, and Cortana have had a head start, we can understand Amazon’s urge. Now it seems that...

Huawei Launches MediaPad M3 Tablet In The U.S.

11/17/2016, Huawei launched its flagship Android tablet across Europe a couple of months ago and it has now confirmed that the tablet is making its way to the United States. The Huawei MediaPad 3 is the company’s competitively priced high-end tablet and...

Amazon’s iPhone App Lets To See What’s In Your Boxes

11/16/2016, If you want to make sure that your Amazon order contains what it says it does without having to open the box, you’re in luck because Amazon has introduced a new feature to its iPhone app that basically lets you X-ray the box. This lets users see its...