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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Amazon and BMW parter to offer Alexa in select cars starting mid-2018, with access to skills and other services   —  Amazon's Alexa voice assistant will be your cockpit companion in future BMWs: The automaker will offer Alexa in select cars starting in 2018, Amazon announced today …
Sep 27, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Amazon debuts $35 Echo Connect, which plugs into a landline and allows phone calls on Echo, available to preorder today   —  Over the next few days, Amazon's Echo smart speakers will get the ability to make phone calls to any number — matching a feature that Google added to its Home speaker several months ago.
Sep 27, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Amazon unveils new Echo with smaller design, cloth surface and multiple color options, improved speakers, multi-room audio, for $100 or $250 for three   —  A smaller, more powerful voice device  —  Amazon introduced a second-generation version of the Echo today with a dedicated bass tweeter and a modified, shorter design.
Sep 27, 2017, 1:48 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
AWS Pinpoint, which lets developers send and manage push notifications, introduces two-way SMS messaging   —  Apparently the two-way texting feature was launched last week, but hadn't been properly announced by AWS.  —  Amazon Web Service's Pinpoint tool is now offering global SMS two-way text messaging.
Sep 27, 2017, 3:20 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Sep 26, 2017, 9:50 PMIn context
Sean Captain / Fast Company:
Trivago acquires German machine learning startup Tripl, which makes tools that recommend itineraries and offers based on a user's social media activity   —  The hotel search engine acquired the German machine-learning startup Tripl, which harnesses users' social media activity to make recommendations.
Sep 26, 2017, 6:25 PMIn context
Becky Peterson / Business Insider:
Google adds per-second billing for Google Cloud, effective today, before Amazon's per-second billing takes effect on October 2   —  The cloud wars rage on, and this time, the battle is over billing increments.  —  On Tuesday, Google announced that its cloud service will offer per-second billing.
Sep 26, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Alayna Treene / Axios:
Internet Association says Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Salesforce each contributed $50M to Trump's education initiative focused on STEM and coding   —  The Internet Association announced Tuesday that its member companies, including Google, Facebook and Amazon …
Sep 26, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon adds Alexa voice control to Music app, available for iOS and Android in the US, UK, Germany, and Austria   —  Amazon is bringing Alexa to its Music app as it tries to challenge Spotify and Apple, leaders in the streaming music industry.  —  The Seattle tech giant announced Tuesday that Alexa …
Sep 26, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Dani Deahl / The Verge:
Amazon drops prices on 4K titles, now ranging from $5 to $19, whereas some new releases previously cost over $30, following Apple TV 4K's launch   —  Titles now start at around $5  —  One of the many announcements at Apple's keynote a couple weeks ago was that 4K movies would be added to iTunes at the same price as HD content.
Sep 25, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context

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