Tag Archives: Amazon

Move Over SpaceX. Amazon Wants To Launch Thousands of Internet Satellites Too

Back in April 2019 Amazon signaled its intention to get into the internet satellite business. Following in the footsteps of SpaceX and their Starlink satellite system, Amazon intends to launch thousands of internet satellites in the coming years. Now that they’ve filed their application with the FCC, we have more details of their plan. Amazon is calling their system Project Kuiper, and they ... Read More »

Amazon said to launch mobile ads, in threat to Google, Facebook

Amazon.com Inc has hit on a new way to grab a chunk of the 9 billion digital advertising market now dominated by Google and Facebook Inc: sell video spots on the e-commerce giant’s smartphone shopping app. Amazon.com Inc has hit on a new way to grab a chunk of the $129 billion digital advertising market now dominated by Google and Facebook Inc: sell video ... Read More »

Amazon to fund computer science classes at 1,000 U.S. high schools through Future Engineer program

Amazon Future Engineer students. (Business Wire Photo) Amazon said its Future Engineer program will fund computer science classes at more than 1,000 high schools in all 50 states by this fall. This is a rapid expansion for the program that launched in November. Down the road, Amazon aims to reach more than 10 million kids with the coding activities and lessons each ... Read More »

Apple Music is now playing on Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa

At the end of November Amazon announced that Apple Music would soon be supported by its Echo smart speakers with the Alexa virtual assistant built-in. Today the integration has finally gone live, around two weeks after the initial reveal. The rollout has started in the US through the Alexa app on Android and iOS. Over there you can connect your ... Read More »

With this $25 gadget, Amazon will finally get you to stop scoffing at the idea of a ‘smart home’

Stephen Brashear | Getty Images News | Getty Images Dave Limp, Senior Vice President of Amazon Devices, introduces the ‘smart plug’ during an event at the Amazon Spheres, on September 20, 2018 in Seattle Washington. Earlier this year, Amazon launched a $25 smart plug that lets you control any outlet in your home by voice with an Amazon Echo. That ... Read More »

Amazon, Google and Samsung top list of tech R&D spending

According to data gathered by PwC, covering the fiscal year ending on June 30 2018, Amazon, Alphabet, Samsung and Intel are all in the top five in terms of research and development spending. Amazon topped the list for the second year in a row with $22.6B spent on R&D and Google’s Alphabet parent company was second with $16.2B. Samsung retained ... Read More »

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2018: Everything You Can Expect

The festive season is knocking at our doors and e-commerce companies are out to make the most of it. The Amazon Great Indian Festival sale kicks off from October 10 this year, the same day as Flipkart’s Big Billion Dayssale. Like the previous Great Indian Festival, the Amazon sale 2018 will offer discounts and deals on all major product categories including smartphones, LED ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 to Launch in India ‘Soon’, Amazon India Registration Page Now Live

The OnePlus 6 launch doesn’t seem to be too far away, as Amazon India has launched a registration page for the upcoming smartphone. The e-commerce titan also confirmed the OnePlus 6 will be exclusively available on its platform, and that it will be launched in India “soon.” OnePlus 6 will be the next flagship smartphone the Chinese brand launches, with ... Read More »

10.or D Budget Smartphone Launched in India Under ‘Crafted for Amazon’ Programme: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Crafted for Amazon products are made in India The 10.or D will go on sale on January 5 10.or D price in India starts at Rs. 4,999 10.or D has been launched in India, following teasers from earlier this week. Part of the company’s 10.or (pronounced tenor) private label for smartphones, the launch of the 10.or D follows the launch of the ... Read More »

Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: One of these smart speakers is better than the other

When one product is better in one aspect, but it’s competitor is stronger in another, the easy answer is to recommend both. You might want a Sony TV in your home theater, for instance, but Anthem’s A/V receiver, Bowers & Wilkins’ speakers, and a subwoofer from SVS. Well that dog won’t hunt when it comes to smart speakers, especially if ... Read More »