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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Amazon rolls out its first branded VOD subscription service, Anime Strike, with 1K+ titles, available for $4.99/month for Prime members   —  Ecommerce giant plans additional subscription VOD channels  —  Amazon is rolling out its first branded on-demand subscription service for Amazon Channels …
Jan 13, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
eBay announces an authentication program for high-end products, offering verification for a fee in an effort to reduce counterfeit goods on site   —  The new program will create a network of authenticators to make it easier to sell big-ticket items online and keep out fakes.
Jan 12, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AWS partners with the UK's Ministry of Defence and others to launch re:Start, a UK-only portal for cloud computing IT skills and job placements   —  Amazon's cloud storage business AWS has been gradually expanding into a range of cloud services for people not to simply host their business or app with AWS …
Jan 12, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Amazon says it will grow its full-time US workforce from 180K to 280K employees over the next 18 months, with many positions in fulfillment centers   —  Many of the positions are for fulfillment gigs, but tech positions abound too.  Amazon joins the trend of corporations touting hiring plans ahead of the Trump Administration.
Jan 12, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Sonos co-founder and CEO John MacFarlane resigns amid growing competition from voice assistants Amazon Echo and Google Home   —  SEATTLE — Over the years, Sonos has weathered competition from better known rivals like Apple and Bose to find a devoted audience among audio enthusiasts.
Jan 10, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: Amazon's AWS cloud division quietly acquires AI security startup harvest.ai for around $20M   —  Amazon Web Services appears to be ramping up its security chops.  TechCrunch has learned that the e-commerce giant's cloud services group has quietly acquired cyber security firm harvest.ai.
Jan 9, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Bérénice Magistretti / VentureBeat:
Fugue raises $41M Series D led by NEA to expand its cloud infrastructure management software beyond AWS   —  Cloud infrastructure startup Fugue (formerly known as Luminal), announced today a funding round of $41 million.  —  Founded in 2013, Fugue offers a software product that builds, operates, and maintains cloud infrastructure.
Jan 9, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
The excitement for Amazon's Alexa at CES shows Apple is missing out on expanding its HomeKit suite   —  Apple never shows up to CES, but the last couple years, it's still managed to have a quiet presence through HomeKit.  That's true this year, too, but it's been really quiet …
Jan 5, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to reorder meals they've had in the past from Amazon Restaurants in LA, SF, Seattle, more   —  But you can only order dishes you've had in the past  —  We're only five days into 2017, but Amazon is on a tear with new updates and support for its digital assistant Alexa.
Jan 5, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Taboola buys e-commerce personalization firm Commerce Sciences, and will offer its services for publishers as Commerce Sciences shuts down its existing business   —  Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of online publishers to run carousels of recommended content and ads from their own …
Jan 5, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context

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