Category: Amazon

Alexa and Cortana integration starts rolling out today

Alexa and Cortana integration starts rolling out today

Microsoft's Cortana and Amazon's Alexa digital assistants can now talk to each other. The collaboration between the two assista ...
Amazon launches grocery pickup at Whole Foods for Prime members

Amazon launches grocery pickup at Whole Foods for Prime members

A new perk is coming to Whole Foods for Amazon Prime members: grocery pickup. Amazon announced today that it will roll out a ne ...
Fallout 76 is skipping Steam, but that’s not the real threat to Valve

Fallout 76 is skipping Steam, but that’s not the real threat to Valve

Fallout 76 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 are coming to PC later this year, but you won’t find them on Steam. Like Fortnite and Destiny 2, publis ...
Only a small percentage of users buy stuff through Alexa, report claims

Only a small percentage of users buy stuff through Alexa, report claims

Enlarge / The new Amazon Echo. Analysts have been aggressively optimistic in their predictions about the growth of consumer shop ...
Amazon Alexa’s new ‘Answer Update’ feature will notify you when Alexa learns something new – TechCrunch

Amazon Alexa’s new ‘Answer Update’ feature will notify you when Alexa learns something new – TechCrunch

Amazon confirmed it’s rolling out a new feature called “Answer Update” to Alexa device users over the next week, which will noti ...
Recommended Reading: Plz vote 4 me

Recommended Reading: Plz vote 4 me

Campaigns enter texting era with a plea: Will u vote 4 me? Kevin Roose, The New York Times Political candidates have a number of tools at their dis ...
Comcast and Amazon are partnering to bring Prime Video to Xfinity X1

Comcast and Amazon are partnering to bring Prime Video to Xfinity X1

Not all cable companies are afraid of streaming. Some, in fact, are embracing it. Comcast announced on Thursday that Amazon Prime Video is coming to X ...
Lenovo Smart Display review: The Google Assistant now has a face

Lenovo Smart Display review: The Google Assistant now has a face

Valentina Palladino The first Android Things device is now available; Google is officially firing shots at Amazon's Echo-everywh ...
Google launches “Shielded VMs” to protect cloud servers from rootkits, data theft

Google launches “Shielded VMs” to protect cloud servers from rootkits, data theft

Donald Iain Smith / Getty Images This week, Google is rolling out a number of new cloud security technologies aimed at making th ...
Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

In light of the $5 billion EU antitrust ruling against Google this week, we started noticing a certain classic Ars story circul ...
Hyundai teams up with Amazon to offer virtual showroom – TechCrunch

Hyundai teams up with Amazon to offer virtual showroom – TechCrunch

Next time you’re grabbing a new charging cord on Amazon, you might be tempted to grab a new Hyundai as well. Hyundai announced ...
Walmart may launch a video streaming service to battle Netflix, Amazon

Walmart may launch a video streaming service to battle Netflix, Amazon

Walmart Walmart may be the next giant to enter the video streaming wars, according to a report from The Information. The retaile ...
Strike while the iron is hot: DJI’s best drones are dirt cheap during Prime Day

Strike while the iron is hot: DJI’s best drones are dirt cheap during Prime Day

If you've been biding your time and waiting for drone prices to drop, then you should definitely check out the deals that DJI is offering during Amazo ...
Here are 10 items to keep an eye out for on Amazon Prime Day

Here are 10 items to keep an eye out for on Amazon Prime Day

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission ...
Apple’s Shortcuts will flip the switch on Siri’s potential – TechCrunch

Apple’s Shortcuts will flip the switch on Siri’s potential – TechCrunch

Matthew Cassinelli Contributor Matthew Cassinelli is a former member of the Workflow team and works as an ...
Sonos files for IPO, positions its products as alternatives to screen addiction

Sonos files for IPO, positions its products as alternatives to screen addiction

Enlarge / The Sonos One, a Sonos smart speaker that launched with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant.Jeff Dunn Smart audio company S ...
Report: Amazon will publish toy catalog this holiday to fill Toys ‘R Us void

Report: Amazon will publish toy catalog this holiday to fill Toys ‘R Us void

Amazon's move into retail meatspace has largely hinged around opening (or acquiring) brick-and-mortar stores. But this holiday, ...
Amazon is opening a second, much larger checkout-less store

Amazon is opening a second, much larger checkout-less store

Amazon opened its first checkout-less store in Seattle, and this week the company confirmed a second, larger one for the same city, opening in the fal ...
Amazon Prime Day 2018: start time and deals announced

Amazon Prime Day 2018: start time and deals announced

Amazon announced on Tuesday that its annual Prime Day sales event will return on July 16. The promotion, which advertises a num ...
Amazon Patent Describes Hijack-proof Delivery Drones

Amazon Patent Describes Hijack-proof Delivery Drones

Part of Amazon’s work on its proposed drone delivery service includes pumping out patents that explore an array of ideas for the technology. While it’ ...
Twitch gets transparent about how it wants to boost discovery

Twitch gets transparent about how it wants to boost discovery

Twitch has one of the largest and most dedicated audiences on the internet, but it is still difficult to carve out your own following on that pl ...
Amazon employees call on Jeff Bezos to end controversial tech contracts

Amazon employees call on Jeff Bezos to end controversial tech contracts

Employees at Amazon are circulating a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos, urging the billionaire to stop selling facial recognition software to law enforcement ...
Amazon staff to Bezos: Stop selling tech to law enforcement, Palantir

Amazon staff to Bezos: Stop selling tech to law enforcement, Palantir

Jeff Bezos stands next to the copper lining for a BE-4 engine nozzle in his Blue Origin rocket factory.Eric Berger In an open le ...
Alexa for hotels lets guests order room service, control in-room smart devices

Alexa for hotels lets guests order room service, control in-room smart devices

Amazon Hotel rooms will serve as the newest homes for Amazon's Alexa starting this summer. Amazon announced a special version of ...
Is Microsoft building checkout-less store technology to take on Amazon Go?

Is Microsoft building checkout-less store technology to take on Amazon Go?

Microsoft is reportedly developing technology for checkout-less stores similar to Amazon Go, which lets you simply "grab and go." It's believed Micros ...
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