Slashdot Items Tagged "amazon"

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Thursday February 23, 2017 @02:12PM Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial
Monday February 20, 2017 @04:01PM Amazon Quietly Lowered Its Free Shipping Minimum to $35
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @02:07PM Voice Calls May Be Coming To the Amazon Echo and Google Home
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @09:28AM Skype Gets A New Competitor: Amazon Announces Chime
Thursday February 09, 2017 @02:20PM Jeff Bezos Talks About Music Streaming, and His Political Ambitions
Monday February 06, 2017 @06:19AM 97 Tech Companies Including Apple, Google, Microsoft Call Travel Ban Unlawful In Rare Coordinated Legal Action
Friday February 03, 2017 @02:49AM Amazon Now Has More Than 341,000 Employees -- Added 110,000 People Last Year
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @08:35PM Amazon To Build $1.5 Billion Air Cargo Hub In Kentucky, Creating Around 2,000 New Jobs
Friday January 27, 2017 @12:44PM PayPal Has Been Talking With Amazon on Payments, CEO Says
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @02:48PM More Than 8M People Own an Amazon Echo As Customer Awareness Increases 'Dramatically'
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @09:56PM George Orwell's '1984' Tops Amazon's Bestseller List
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @07:11PM Amazon Updates Echo, Echo Dot To Let You Address It As 'Computer'
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @02:59PM Amazon's Best Picture Oscar Nod Makes History For Streaming Media
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @09:40AM Amazon Offers To Scrap Ebook Clauses To Settle EU Antitrust Probe
Monday January 23, 2017 @02:13PM Alexa and Google Assistant Have a Problem: People Aren't Sticking With Voice Apps They Try
Friday January 20, 2017 @11:40AM Amazon Launches Virtual 'Dash' Buttons For One-Click Buying From the Homepage
Thursday January 19, 2017 @02:41PM Amazon Patent Hints at Self-Driving Car Plans
Thursday January 19, 2017 @07:35AM Amazon, Apple To End Audiobook Exclusivity: EU
Monday January 16, 2017 @06:10PM Amazon Seeks FCC Permission To Run Wireless Tests In Washington State
Thursday January 12, 2017 @02:31PM Amazon To Add 100,000 Full-Time US Jobs in Next 18 Months
Thursday January 12, 2017 @10:00AM Amazon Launches Anime Channel for $5 Per Month, Its First Branded Subscription Channel
Thursday January 12, 2017 @08:31AM Amazon Just Got Slapped With a $1 Million Fine For Misleading Pricing
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @08:06AM Amazon Now Gives Away 5,000 Bananas a Day
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @07:12AM Amazon Still Lags Behind Apple, Google in Greenpeace Renewable Energy Report
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @07:35PM Sonos CEO John MacFarlene Steps Down From the Company He Helped Found
Saturday January 07, 2017 @09:34PM TV News Broadcast Accidentally Activates Alexa, Initiates Orders
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @02:30PM Amazon's Robot Workforce Grows By 50 Percent In Just One Year
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @10:39AM Amazon Doubles Deliveries in 2016 For Third-Party Sellers
Saturday December 31, 2016 @04:56PM Google and Facebook Dominate The List of 2016's Top Ten Apps
Thursday December 29, 2016 @03:34PM Amazon Patents Floating Airship Warehouse For Its Delivery Drones
Thursday December 29, 2016 @08:48AM Amazon's Digital Day is Like Cyber Monday But For Downloads
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @08:06PM Apple Tops Holiday Sales With 44 Percent of All New Device Activations
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @06:56PM Amazon Patents System To Defend Drones Against Hackers, Jammers and Arrows
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:17AM Amazon Prime Video's Global Launch Looks Soft, But It's Just a First Step
Monday December 26, 2016 @02:43PM Microsoft Could Be First Tech Company To Reach Trillion-Dollar Market Value: Analyst
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:28AM Voice Is the Next Big Platform, But Amazon Already Owns It
Friday December 23, 2016 @12:02PM Google and Amazon Will Let You Rent a Movie for $0.99 During the Holiday
Friday December 23, 2016 @11:51AM Amazon Starts Flexing Muscle in New Space
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:42PM 7-Eleven Beats Google, Amazon To First Commercial Drone Delivery Service In US
Saturday December 17, 2016 @03:19PM Does Amazon's Clickworker Platform Exploit Its Workers?
Friday December 16, 2016 @09:11AM Amazon Is Secretly Building an 'Uber For Trucking' App, Setting Its Sights On a Massive $800 Billion Market
Thursday December 15, 2016 @07:37AM Donald Trump To Tech Leaders: 'No Formal Chain Of Command' Here
Thursday December 15, 2016 @07:21AM Another One Bites the Dust: Cisco Discontinues Its $1B Cloud Initiative as AWS, Azure and Others Expand
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @11:05AM Amazon Delivered Its First Customer Package By Drone
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @09:44AM Netflix Gets New Global Rival: Amazon Prime Video Now Available In Over 200 Countries
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:28AM Apple Warns Of Counterfeit Power Adapters and Batteries Following Lawsuit
Monday December 12, 2016 @04:20PM Panasonic's New Shopping System Automatically Bags, Tallies Your Bill
Monday December 12, 2016 @11:49AM Grand Tour 'Most Illegally Downloaded TV Show In History'
Sunday December 11, 2016 @12:13AM Struggling Workers Found Sleeping In Tents Behind Amazon's Warehouse
Monday December 05, 2016 @05:41PM Windows 10 'Home Hub' Is Microsoft's Response To Amazon Echo and Google Home
Monday December 05, 2016 @10:04AM Amazon Unveils 'Self-driving' Brick-and-Mortar Convenience Store
Friday December 02, 2016 @07:37PM Survey Says: Elon Musk Is Most Admired Tech Leader, Topping Bezos and Zuckerberg
Friday December 02, 2016 @08:06AM Fake Apple Chargers Fail Safety Tests
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:42PM Apple Will Use Drones To Improve the Quality of Apple Maps
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @04:09PM Seagate Introduces External Hard Drive That Automatically Backs Up To Amazon's Cloud
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @09:25AM Amazon Worker Jumps Off Company Building After Email Note
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @09:17AM This Cyber Monday Was the Biggest Online Shopping Day, Ever
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @08:57AM Amazon Said to Plan Premium Alexa Speaker With Large Screen
Monday November 28, 2016 @02:40PM Amazon and eBay Sellers' VAT Fraud Rife Despite Crackdown
Monday November 28, 2016 @10:04AM Amazon Puts New Limit On Customer Reviews: No More Than 5 a Week Except For Verified Purchases
Saturday November 26, 2016 @05:06PM Black Friday Protest Sites Included An Amazon Warehouse
Thursday November 24, 2016 @07:24PM Amazon Makes Good On Its Promise To Delete 'Incentivized' Reviews
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @08:58AM Amazon Wants To Include Live Sports as Part of Prime Membership
Saturday November 19, 2016 @01:19AM Barnes & Noble Announces A New $50 Android Tablet
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:07PM Amazon Now Sells Cars
Friday November 18, 2016 @11:19AM The Grand Tour Show To Be Streamed In Over 200 Markets as Amazon Prime Video Goes Global
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @09:05AM Amazon Takes Counterfeit Sellers To Court For First Time
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @09:02AM The Internet Association, Whose Members Include Amazon, Facebook and Google, Writes Open Letter To Donald Trump
Monday November 14, 2016 @11:18PM US Internet Firms Ask Trump To Support Encryption, Ease Regulations
Monday November 14, 2016 @10:43AM Amazon Expands Home Services To 20 New Cities, Seeks 'Home Assistants'
Friday November 11, 2016 @08:35PM 'Lurking Malice' Study Finds Malware Hiding In The Cloud
Friday November 11, 2016 @02:11PM UK Bookstores Found Selling Banned US Bomb-Making Handbooks
Friday November 11, 2016 @01:31PM Judge Orders Amazon Refunds for Children's In-app Purchases
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @10:02AM AWS Releases Amazon Linux Container Image For Use in On-Premises Data Centers
Sunday October 30, 2016 @01:24PM Family Sues Amazon After Counterfeit Hoverboard Catches Fire, Destroys Home
Friday October 28, 2016 @04:14PM Amazon Launches Prime In China
Saturday October 22, 2016 @09:26PM Amazon May Handle 30% Of All US Retail Sales
Friday October 21, 2016 @02:02PM Most 'Genuine' Apple Chargers and Cables Sold on Amazon Are Fake, Apple Says
Thursday October 20, 2016 @05:55PM Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Thinks Space Can Be the New Internet
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:09AM Amazon Japan's Manga-Ready Kindle Has 8 Times the Storage
Monday October 17, 2016 @02:41PM Apple and Other Tech Companies Have Registered Their IP in Jamaica, Tonga, and Elsewhere For Years
Sunday October 16, 2016 @08:01PM Amazon Showcases Twitch With a Massive Free Videogame
Friday October 14, 2016 @08:13PM Netflix Is 12x As Popular As Its Streaming Competitors Among Younger Viewers, Says Survey
Thursday October 13, 2016 @10:23AM Amazon To Hire 20% More Holiday Workers To Meet Growing Demand
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @03:37PM Amazon Launches New 'Music Unlimited' Service, Starts At $4/Month For Use On Just One Echo
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @10:48AM Amazon Eyes Its Own Convenience Stores In Addition To Drive-Up Grocery Sites
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @03:08PM Blue Origin Lands Rocket During Launch Escape Test
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:47AM Amazon Piles On the Prime Benefits With New 'Prime Reading' Perk
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @03:32PM Google Gets Serious About Home Automation: Unveils Google Home, Actions on Google and Google Wifi
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:41AM Amazon's Kindle Unlimited Is a Victim of Its Success in Japan
Monday October 03, 2016 @03:21PM Amazon Bans Incentivized Reviews Tied To Free Or Discounted Products
Monday October 03, 2016 @09:50AM Google, Lagging Amazon, Races Across the Threshold Into the Home
Monday October 03, 2016 @08:17AM Microsoft Expands Azure Data Centers To France, Launches Trust Offensive vs AWS, Google
Saturday October 01, 2016 @03:58PM Google Tells Home Audio Vendors To Ditch Competing Smart Assistants If They Want To Use Google Cast: Variety
Friday September 30, 2016 @02:56PM Amazon Marketplace Shoppers Slam the Spam
Friday September 30, 2016 @09:18AM Amazon Launches $2.5 Million Alexa Prize For College Students Building Bots
Thursday September 29, 2016 @03:49PM Microsoft Forms New AI Research Group Led By Harry Shum
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:57PM Facebook, Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft Come Together To Create Historic Partnership On AI
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @02:50PM Amazon Looking To Abandon UPS, FedEx In Favor of Its Own Delivery Service
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @09:45AM 55 Percent Of Online Shoppers Start Their Product Searches On Amazon
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @04:52PM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Sunday September 25, 2016 @08:23PM Amazon Pursues More Renewable Energy, Following Google, Apple, And Facebook
Friday September 23, 2016 @02:48PM Amazon Is Killing Off Its $12/Year Plan For Unlimited Photo Storage
Friday September 23, 2016 @02:09PM Google To Introduce Google Wifi, Google Home and 4K Chromecast Ultra Devices On October 4th
Friday September 23, 2016 @10:45AM Apple Is Getting Ready To Take On Google and Amazon In a Battle For The Living Room
Friday September 23, 2016 @10:34AM Amazon UK Found Guilty Of Airmailing Dangerous Goods
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @03:26PM Amazon Says It Puts Customers First - But Its Pricing Algorithm Doesn't
Monday September 19, 2016 @09:06AM Netflix Releases 'Meridian' Test Footage To All Including Competitors, Open Sources Some Tools
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @12:56AM Robots Will Eliminate 6% of All US Jobs By 2021, Says Report
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:23PM Amazon Adds Audiobooks and Podcasts To Prime Membership
Sunday September 11, 2016 @10:49PM Amazon Will Open 100 Retail Stores
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:05PM 10 Percent of the World's Wilderness Has Been Lost Since 1990s
Thursday September 08, 2016 @07:30PM Amazon Launches Updated Fire HD 8 Tablet Now With Alexa Voice Services
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @02:55PM Moto G Play Joins Amazon's Ad-subsidized Prime Exclusive Phones Program For $99
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:14PM Amazon Suddenly Stops Selling Student Loans
Sunday September 04, 2016 @01:14AM Google, Apple, Mozilla, and the EFF Support Microsoft's Fight Against Gag Orders
Thursday September 01, 2016 @12:08AM Baidu Open-Sources Its Deep Learning Tools
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @10:12AM Google's Close To Beating Amazon, Microsoft For a Major Cloud Client: Sources
Sunday August 28, 2016 @12:49PM Players Seek 'No Man's Sky' Refunds, Sony's Content Director Calls Them Thieves
Friday August 26, 2016 @02:14PM Amazon Is Testing a 30-Hour, 75% Salary Workweek
Friday August 26, 2016 @01:04AM Amazon, NVIDIA and The CIA Want To Teach AI To Watch Us From Space
Friday August 19, 2016 @10:56PM Amazon To Experiment With Part-Time Tech Teams
Thursday August 11, 2016 @04:53PM Microsoft's Bill Gates Is Richest Tech Billionaire With $78 Billion Fortune
Thursday August 04, 2016 @03:05PM Amazon and Microsoft Are Running One and Two in Two-Cloud Race
Monday August 01, 2016 @11:01AM Amazon Patents Noise-Canceling Headphones That Could Automatically Turn Off When It Detects Certain Sound Patterns
Friday July 29, 2016 @02:27PM Amazon Reaches New High Of 268,900 Employees -- Skyrocketing 47% In Just One Year
Friday July 29, 2016 @02:15PM Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Becomes World's Third Richest Person
Thursday July 28, 2016 @12:34AM Tech Takes Its K-12 CS Education and Immigration Crisis To the DNC
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @03:51PM Amazon Debuts a Dedicated Shop For Kickstarter Products
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:02PM Amazon Partners With UK Government To Test Drone Deliveries
Thursday July 21, 2016 @03:49PM Amazon Wants To Sell You Everything, Including Student Loans
Thursday July 21, 2016 @09:02AM Amazon Loses Huge Footwear Company Because Of Fake Products, a Problem It Denies Is Happening
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @08:15PM Amazon Isn't Saying If Echo Has Been Wiretapped
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @05:49PM Amazon Patents Way To Turn Lampposts, Church Steeples Into Drone Perches
Thursday July 14, 2016 @06:28PM Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet, Warns Amazon and Google of Power Shift
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @11:44AM Why So Much Coverage Of Amazon Prime Day? The Incentives, Of Course
Monday July 11, 2016 @03:42PM Netflix Is The Least-Cancelled of All Major Streaming Services, Says Study
Saturday July 09, 2016 @10:21AM Amazon's Chinese Counterfeit Problem Is Getting Worse
Friday July 08, 2016 @02:18PM Amazon Wants People to Pay for Podcasts
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:54PM European Union's First Cybersecurity Law Gets Green Light
Monday July 04, 2016 @09:41AM Tech Overtakes Finance Among Top Global Companies
Saturday July 02, 2016 @03:05PM Amazon Gobbles Downtown Seattle, Builds Biospheres
Friday July 01, 2016 @11:19PM Amazon's Alexa Virtual Assistant Can Now Order Millions of Prime Products For You
Friday July 01, 2016 @04:16PM Microsoft Will Be Largest Infrastructure As A Service Vendor By 2019, Says Morgan Stanley Survey
Friday July 01, 2016 @03:05PM Security Researcher Gets Threats Over Amazon Review
Thursday June 30, 2016 @02:55PM Ask Slashdot: What's Your Preferred Media Streaming Device?
Thursday June 30, 2016 @02:17PM Elizabeth Warren Says Apple, Amazon and Google Are Trying To 'Lock Out' Competition
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @10:41AM Amazon Prime Will Knock $50 Off an Android Phone If You Watch Amazon's Lock-Screen Ads
Monday June 27, 2016 @09:37AM Amazon Unveils Inspire Online Education Service For Teachers and Schools
Friday June 24, 2016 @06:07PM Robot Pizza Company 'Zume' Wants To Be 'Amazon of Food'
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @07:51PM Why Drones Could Save Door-To-Door Mail Delivery
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @12:01PM Amazon's New Kindle Is Only $80, Comes In White, and With More Storage
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @04:03PM Apple Starts To Shell Out $400 Million To Customers In eBook Settlement
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @02:32PM Elon Musk's Open Source OpenAI: We're Working On a Robot For Your Household Chores
Monday June 20, 2016 @03:38PM Tumblr Is Launching Live Video This Week
Monday June 20, 2016 @02:54PM Twitch Brings CFAA and Trademark Claim Against Bot Operators
Friday June 17, 2016 @02:06PM Robots In Amazon's Warehouses Are Already Making a Huge Difference
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @11:55PM Samsung Buys US Cloud Services Firm Joyent
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @11:54PM Walmart Experimenting With Robotic Shopping Cart For Stores
Monday June 13, 2016 @08:44PM Amazon Faces $350K Fine For Shipping 'Amazing Liquid Fire'
Friday June 10, 2016 @03:54PM Amazon To Launch Streaming Music Service In Late Summer Or Early Fall: Report
Thursday June 09, 2016 @07:41PM US Agency Lines Up Broad Support For ICANN Transition
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:24PM Parents Are Worried the Amazon Echo Is Conditioning Their Kids To Be Rude
Sunday June 05, 2016 @02:40PM Facebook Says It's Not Secretly Recording You
Saturday June 04, 2016 @07:49AM Apple Offers No Explanation for 7-Hour Outage
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @03:19PM We Need To Build Industrial Zones In Space In Order To Save Earth, Says Jeff Bezos
Friday May 27, 2016 @03:05PM Amazon Built An Echo Simulator You Can Use In the Browser
Thursday May 26, 2016 @11:19AM Virtual Assistants Such As Amazon's Echo Break US Child Privacy Law, Experts Say
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @05:03PM Apple To Open Up Siri To Developers, Release An Amazon Echo Competitor
Monday May 23, 2016 @02:42PM Amazon Stops Giving Refunds When an Item's Price Drops After You Purchase It
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:46AM Avoiding BlackBerry's Fate: How Apple Could End Up In a Similar Position
Saturday May 21, 2016 @08:28PM Netflix and Amazon Could Face Content Quotas In Europe
Friday May 20, 2016 @10:13PM Ask Slashdot: Can You Have A Smart Home That's Not 'In The Cloud'?
Friday May 20, 2016 @06:09PM A Third Of Cash Is Held By 5 US Tech Companies
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @01:03PM Google Assistant and Google Home: Amazon Echo, But From Google
Monday May 16, 2016 @03:25PM Amazon To Sell Its Own Private-Label Groceries
Sunday May 15, 2016 @01:38PM Amazon "Invades" College Campus With Media Center
Saturday May 14, 2016 @08:05PM Amazon and Microsoft Directors Charged in Prostitution Sting
Friday May 13, 2016 @02:51PM Amazon Introduces $20 Dash-Like Button For IoT
Thursday May 12, 2016 @09:13AM Google Chirp To Rival Amazon Echo
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @11:31PM Drones Could Replace $127 Billion Worth Of Human Labor
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @08:07AM Jeremy Clarkson's Amazon Show To Be Called The Grand Tour
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @10:19AM Amazon Goes After YouTube With New Online Video Posting Service
Saturday May 07, 2016 @11:52AM Amazon Bows To Pressure To Bring Same-Day Deliveries To Poor Areas
Sunday May 01, 2016 @06:33AM Government Could Ban BBC From Showing Top Shows at Peak Times
Saturday April 30, 2016 @05:24PM Amazon Beats Microsoft In 'The Battle of Seattle'
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @10:55AM Federal Judge Rules Amazon Must Refund Parents Duped By In-App Purchases
Friday April 22, 2016 @12:45PM Amazon Won't Sell Non-Prime Members Certain Popular Movies and Video Games
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @09:45AM Kindle Unlimited Scammers Gaming the System At the Expense of Real Authors
Monday April 18, 2016 @03:52PM Amazon Splits Prime Video Service To Compete Directly With Netflix
Monday April 18, 2016 @11:20AM Silicon Valley's Legendary 'Coach' Bill Campbell Has Died
Saturday April 16, 2016 @01:41PM Amazon Begins Housing Homeless In Seattle
Friday April 15, 2016 @05:19PM Ubuntu Linux Continues To Dominate OpenStack and Other Clouds
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @08:47AM Amazon Kindle Oasis With 'Months' of Battery Life, Redesigned Body Launched
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @07:33AM Free Software Will Help Detect Faulty and Malicious USB-C Cables
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @04:18PM EU Unveils Plan To Force Facebook, Google and Amazon To Pay Their Fair Share of Tax
Monday April 11, 2016 @04:51PM Amazon Customers Sign Letter To Jeff Bezos To Dump Donald Trump
Monday April 11, 2016 @11:57AM Surveillance Cameras Sold On Amazon Found Infected With Malware
Friday April 08, 2016 @09:40AM The Next Hot Job in Silicon Valley Is For Poets