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Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
Amazon's Alexa adds Outlook.com calendar integration, letting users add and review events   —  Get Alexa to manage your Outlook calendar for you.  —  Outlook users with an Amazon Echo can now make the online retailer's assistant go to work for them.  Amazon quietly updated Alexa …
Feb 15, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon and Google are considering adding voice calls to Echo and Home smart speakers, amid concerns about privacy and telecom regulations   —  Amazon's Echo or the Google Home could be used to make or receive calls, people familiar with the matter said, a functionality that would give …
Feb 15, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Eugene Kim / Business Insider:
Filing: Amazon reported sales of ~$6.4B for retail subscription services, which includes Prime, in 2016, up 43% YoY   —  Amazon has finally shared more financial details around its Prime user base, giving a clue to just how popular its membership service really is.
Feb 14, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook announces free app for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung Smart TV, launching “soon”   —  The new app will let users kick back and watch Facebook videos from the couch.  —  Facebook is coming to your television.  —  The social network on Tuesday announced a new app …
Feb 14, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
How Amazon is using Seattle as a testing ground for its experiments in bricks-and-mortar retailing   —  SEATTLE — On a busy stretch of road in this city's Ballard neighborhood, a curious new grocery store is taking shape — and so begins another effort by Amazon to use the residents of its hometown as guinea pigs.
Feb 14, 2017, 5:00 AMIn context
Blair Hanley Frank / PCWorld:
Amazon launches Chime, a video teleconferencing service for Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android, available for businesses in three pricing tiers   —  Companies looking for a new video- and teleconferencing system have a fresh face to turn to in the market: Amazon Web Services.
Feb 14, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Prince's Warner Music catalog returning Sunday to subscription-streaming services, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Napster, and iHeartRadio   —  Songs of late music legend Prince will again be available on multiple streaming-music services on Sunday, in releases timed for the 59th Grammy Awards.
Feb 10, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Amazon releases an OTA software update for Amazon Tap with support for hands-free mode, letting users activate Alexa without a button press   —  Alexa, without having to push a button  —  Guess they'll have to re-think the name “Tap.”  Amazon today rolled out an over-the-air software update …
Feb 10, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Stephen Witt / Billboard:
Interview with Jeff Bezos and Steve Boom, VP of Amazon Music, about the music industry, Echo and Alexa's place in it, more   —  Amazon founder Jeff Bezos would make almost any list of the world's most powerful people.  In retail, he's clearly on top, and in tech, he's close to it.
Feb 9, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Filing: Snap has a $1B agreement with Amazon Web Services to use its services alongside Google's; minimum 2017 spend is $50M, rising to $350M by 2021   —  Snap disclosed the deal in a revised version of its S-1 made public Thursday.  —  It turns out that Google isn't the only company Snap …
Feb 9, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context

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