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Prime Wardrobe: Amazon attempts to make buying clothes online easier

New program allows you to order 3-15 items, but only pay for what you keep... with... (no surprise) possible discounts up to 20%.

10 ways Amazon can use Whole Foods acquisition to bolster its shopping stranglehold

From Drone Airports to AmazonBasics and Apple-like Genius Bars, here's how CEO Jeff Bezos and team can make use of its 430+ Whole Foods stores.
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Amazon Dash Wand: Convenience or another step towards transforming our living spaces into retail spaces?

It's either incredibly amazing. Or it's astonishingly creepy. Possibly a bit of both. Amazon today announced a new product that makes it even easier to tap directly into your bank account. The cynic in me might suggest they also took another step towards transforming our living spaces into retail spaces. How many...
Apple HomePod version 2 - Apple tries to get the smart speaker right

Apple emphasizes music with HomePod – but it’s still an assistant

The assistant wars are heating up. Apple has officially entered with fray. Apple HomePod joins Amazon Echo and Google Home in the battle for the rest of our non-mobile lives. We have search with us on the go, thanks to our Androids and iPhones. But what about the home? Apparently,...
Pebble 2 Kickstarter Campaign Breaks $10 million

Pebble Kickstarter campaign breaks $10 million mark – demand strong for low-cost wearables

The demand, she is a strong. Today, Pebble's 2016 Kickstarter broke the $10 million (USD) mark. To date, over 52,000 people have backed the campaign. Good news for Pebble: there's still 26 days to go before funding closes. That Pebble has already surpassed $10 million in pledges seems to suggest consumers like what...
Pebble Core - Amazon Alexa voice recognition announcement

Pebble teams with Amazon, adds Alexa voice search to new wearable (Analysis)

"Alexa, ask Pebble how the Kickstarter campaign is doing." Another savvy move by Pebble. Today, the Redwood City wearable maker announced its upcoming Pebble Core wearable will feature Amazon's Alexa voice search assistant. This means you could use a voice command while you're running, for instance, to play a song. Or ask any...
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Google Home oh no

As has been widely reported today, Google unveiled its answer to Amazon Echo. Yep, oh no. It's called Google Home. And like Echo (and it's smaller sibling Tap), it's a small plastic cylinder -- a smart speaker -- that sits in your home, and responds to voice commands. You can book...

Amazon wants you to add Buy it Now buttons around your home

Convenient? Yes. Also a way for Jeff Bezos to ingeniously extend a brick-and-mortar style shopping experience without the costly overhead.
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Amazon Prime Day: 3 tips for scoring a deal

Amazon is holding its first every "Prime Day" on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Here's the scoop on how to Celebrate Amazon's 20th birthday, while scoring yourself a deal or two. What is Prime Day? According to Amazon it's an all-out sale across the web site that will feature plenty of deals -- sports...

What is Amazon Echo?

With Echo, Amazon guns for Google (Now) and Apple (Siri) in the battle for cloud supremacy. But there's a problem with that strategy.