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Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Amazon's Alexa VP on the platform's future, the $2.5M Alexa Prize, concerns about poaching key AI talent from academia, new developer tools, privacy, more   —  Amazon's VP of Alexa talks about machine learning, chatbots, and whether industry is strip-mining AI talent from academia.
Dec 4, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Facebook leasing two office buildings totaling 384,000 sq. ft. and 4,100 sq. ft. of retail space in Seattle, nearly doubling its footprint in city   —  Social media giant Facebook is growing its presence in Seattle in a big way, leasing a pair of planned office buildings in the South Lake Union neighborhood, right in Amazon's backyard.
Dec 3, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
BLU phone update prevents rogue application from sending user data to China; all new phones will use Google's OTA update utility in its place   —  It ain't easy being Blu right now.  The Miami-based, low-cost Android phone maker has rocketed to success by selling unlocked smartphones at rock-bottom prices …
Dec 3, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Sources: Microsoft developing Home Hub software feature for Windows 10 to compete with Google Home and Amazon Echo   —  Microsoft's connected home ambitions with Home Hub lay far beyond just competing with Amazon and Google.  —  Rumors regarding a new Windows 10 feature called “Home Hub” …
Dec 2, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Steve Dent / Engadget:
Plex adds support for Google Drive, OneDrive, and DropBox to its paid Plex Cloud service while acknowledging problems with Amazon Cloud Drive integration   —  Plex has added support for Google Drive, OneDrive and DropBox to its Plex Cloud service.  The original idea with the service …
Dec 2, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Intel and Amazon plan to work together on smart home initiatives, to release reference design and SDK for Intel-based, Alexa-powered smart speaker in Q1 2017   —  Intel and Amazon plan to work together on a series of smart home initiatives in the near future, the companies announced today …
Dec 1, 2016, 11:00 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Amazon debuts AWS Shield, its Cloudflare competitor, to protect against DDoS attacks, and offers two tiers; basic version will be on by default   —  A little more than a month after a massive online assault took down Reddit, Netflix, Twitter and other major online properties …
Dec 1, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts AWS X-Ray, which helps developers debug distributed code by showing a graph of processes to identify bottlenecks and see performance of functions   —  Amazon today is rolling out a tool to help developers dive deep into their existing applications to diagnose each element …
Dec 1, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Amazon Prime members can now subscribe to HBO and Cinemax for $15 and $10 per month respectively   —  The great cord-cutting revolution continues today with the news that HBO and Cinemax are now available to Amazon Prime subscribers for $15 and $10 per month, respectively.
Dec 1, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Amazon and Techstars partner on 13-week conversational AI startup accelerator offering $20K initial investment and $100K convertible note option upon completion   —  Big tech companies have been creating accelerators left and right to evangelize their brands and get developers engaged with APIs and other open-source efforts.
Nov 30, 2016, 8:15 PMIn context

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