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Smart home sale at Amazon: limited-time savings on August smart locks 1

Smart home sale at Amazon: limited-time savings on August smart locks

If you’ve wanted to beef up your home security, now is a great time with thisoffer from August. Amazon has the August Smart Lock Pro and Connect on sale for $211.50. That’s a $68 discount and the best price we’ve found for the smart home device.  The Smart Lock Pro can be installed in minutes …

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YouTube will return to Fire TV after Amazon and Google make amends 3

YouTube will return to Fire TV after Amazon and Google make amends

After a year of feuding, Amazon and Google have finally broken the virtual trade embargo between the two companies, Amazon has announced. Starting later this year, Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV Cube will have access to YouTube via the native YouTube app, and you’ll be able to watch Amazon Prime Video on Google …

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Fitbit sale at Amazon: save on the Fitbit Alta and Charge 2 activity tracker 5

Fitbit sale at Amazon: save on the Fitbit Alta and Charge 2 activity tracker

Summer is just around the corner, and if you’re looking to get in shape, a fitness tracker can be the perfect companion to help you. Lucky for you, Amazon has the best-selling Fitbit Alta on sale for only $84.99. That’s the best price we’ve found for the top-rated activity tracker. The Fitbit Alta is made …

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Waterproof Kindle Paperwhite deal at Amazon ends at midnight 7

Waterproof Kindle Paperwhite deal at Amazon ends at midnight

While the weather’s getting nicer now and the days longer, the sun is setting on this excellent Kindle Paperwhite deal over in the Amazon sale. This £20 discount on one of our favourite ever ereaders means you can enjoy unbeatable range of ebooks for less with a temporary price-tag of just £99.99 at Amazon. Hurry …

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Jeff Bezos says Amazon will need to fail to succeed 9

Jeff Bezos says Amazon will need to fail to succeed

Success and failure often go hand in hand according to Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos who recently told shareholders that the company needs to “occasionally have multi billion-dollar failures” to ensure that it is “experimenting at the right scale” for a business of its size. In his annual letter to shareholders, Bezos reminded them of how …

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Amazon Workers Listen to Your Alexa Conversations, Then Mock Them 11

Amazon Workers Listen to Your Alexa Conversations, Then Mock Them

I Hear You Amazon pays thousands of workers across the globe to review audio picked up by its Echo speakers — and their behavior raises serious concerns about both privacy and safety. Bloomberg recently spoke with seven people who participated in Amazon’s audio review process. Each worker was tasked with listening to, transcribing, and annotating …

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Sony headphones sale at Amazon: save $100 on noise canceling headphones 12

Sony headphones sale at Amazon: save $100 on noise canceling headphones

If you’re looking for a pair of wireless headphones with top-of-the-line noise cancelation technology , then you’ve come to the right place. Right now Amazon has the Sony Noise Canceling Headphones (certified refurbished) on sale for $259.99. That’s a $100 discount and the best price we’ve seen for top-rated wireless headphones. The Sony WH1000XM3 headphones …

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Amazon Employees Try a New Form of Activism, as Shareholders 14

Amazon Employees Try a New Form of Activism, as Shareholders

Amazon employees are using their company-issued stock to pressure top brass into reducing the company’s contributions to climate change, in what may be an unprecedented effort to expand tech-worker unease to a new arena: shareholder activism. Amazon’s proxy statement, released Thursday, includes an employee-backed resolution asking the company to report publicly on how it plans …

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Amazon and Microsoft to face off for Pentagon cloud contract 15

Amazon and Microsoft to face off for Pentagon cloud contract

The US Department of Defense has revealed that Amazon and Microsoft have been chosen to continue competing for the Pentagon’s $10bn cloud computing contract. This means that Oracle and IBM are officially out of the running for the Defense Department’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud (JEDI) contract that is part of the Pentagon’s broad modernization …

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Amazon Is Fighting South American Govs to Control “.Amazon” Domains 17

Amazon Is Fighting South American Govs to Control “.Amazon” Domains

Ongoing Battle The deadline has passed for Amazon and a coalition of eight governments in South America to settle a seven-year dispute over the coveted “.amazon” top-level domain. Both groups want dibs, and neither Amazon nor the countries through which the iconic river runs have agreed to various compromises, according to BBC News. Above all else, the …

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