Alexa Auto’s new offline capabilities work in remote areas

Having an Alexa-enabled car is convenient if you want to make a call, check the weather or order groceries while you drive. But that...

Mozilla is launching a VPN

The parent company behind Firefox is launching a new VPN in a bid to boost online privacy for its users. As part of its Firefox...

1,000 Amazon employees to protest inaction on climate change in US

More than 900 Amazon employees plan to protest the company's lack of action around climate change. In an internal petition, the employees have pledged...

Alexa, The future of your smart home assistant

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AMAZON TESTING HAND-SCANNING PAYMENT SYSTEM FOR ITS WHOLE FOODS STORES

Amazon is trying out yet another system which focusses on biometrics. This time it is not facial recognition being used for questionable purposes, but a...

Reducing e-commerce restrictions will revive Indian economy: Amazon

“There is so much opportunity to just let e-commerce thrive versus trying to define every single guard rail under which it should operate,” Amazon’s...

Twitter leads $100mn funding in vernacular chat app ShareChat

In a bid to create a niche space in the growing regional social networking market in India, Twitter has led the $100 million funding...

Amazon in Advanced Talks to Buy 8-10% Stake in Future Retail

American e-commerce giant Amazon is in advanced stage of discussions with Future Retail Ltd for picking up 8-10 per cent stake in the Indian...

MacKenzie Bezos officially world’s third-richest woman with $37 billion

MacKenzie Bezos is officially Amazon.com Inc.’s second-largest individual shareholder. About 19.7 million shares are now registered in 49-year-old MacKenzie’s name, according to regulatory filings detailing...

Jeff Bezos sells $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares in 3...

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Amazon may foray into automobiles, gets 210 related patents

While Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has said little publicly about the company’s ambitions in the sector, the strategy is aimed at leveraging...

Amazon sued over alleged voice tech patent infringement for Alexa

A voice software technology developer is suing Amazon.com Inc., saying the e-commerce giant infringed on patents when developing software for the Alexa digital assistant. VB...

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Microsoft-made “Surface Book 2 ” laptop larger than 13.5-inches

To date, you've had to buy a Surface Book 2 if you've wanted a Microsoft-made laptop larger than 13.5-inches. Soon, though, you might not have...

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