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Jeffrey Dastin / Reuters:
Amazon opens Amazon Lex, the tech powering Alexa, to all developers and will charge based on how many text or voice requests Lex processes   —  Amazon.com Inc's chief technology officer is working toward a day when people can control almost any piece of software with their voice.
Apr 19, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitch expands viewer subscriptions with $9.99/month and $24.99/month tiers, will launch new options as opt-in beta programs “very soon”   —  Confirming an earlier leak, the Amazon-owned live streaming service Twitch is today announcing an expanded lineup of subscription offerings …
Apr 19, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Rajeev Syal / The Guardian:
UK government report finds failure to collect VAT from Amazon and eBay on some sales cost the government £1B to £1.5B in lost revenue during 2016   —  HMRC saw more than a billion pounds in revenue lost last year in sales tax not paid by retailers outside the EU, report finds
Apr 19, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon opens up Alexa's 7-Mic voice processing technology to hardware makers for free on an invite-only basis   —  Amazon's digital assistant Alexa might show up in a lot of new devices soon.  —  That's because the online retail giant has decided to open up what amounts to Alexa's ears …
Apr 13, 2017, 12:24 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon's FreeTime subscription service gets a parental dashboard to monitor kids' usage of tablets, discussion cards to interact with kids, and more   —  Amazon FreeTime, the subscription service offering kid-friendly books, videos, apps and games, is today rolling out a feature called Discussion Cards …
Apr 12, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
comScore: 53% of over 49M US homes with WiFi use at least one OTT video service, with Netflix reaching 75% of those homes, YouTube reaching 53%, and Amazon 33%   —  According to new data from comScore released this morning, more than half (53 percent) of Wi-Fi households in the U.S. are now using …
Apr 11, 2017, 2:05 AMIn context
Jay Greene / Wall Street Journal:
Data center arms race: top cloud computing firms Amazon, Alphabet, and Microsoft spent a combined $31.5B in 2016 on capital expenses and leases, up 22% from '15   —  Top three cloud-computing firms have spent $31.5 billion in 2016 on capital expenses and leases
Apr 9, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Lizette Chapman / Bloomberg:
A look at professional hackathon competitors who subsist on winnings from hackathon events held by corporations like IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft   —  Peter Ma looked around his San Francisco condo and realized he'd won everything in it.  His flat-screen TV, home theater system, 3D printers …
Apr 9, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Twitch is asking Canadian court to force PayPal, CloudFlare, others to hand over identifying info of a spambot creator   —  PayPal, Cloudflare, Shaw, and Whois “are involved” in attacks, Twitch claims.  —  Amazon-owned video streaming site Twitch is taking a scorched-earth approach in a bid …
Apr 7, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Showtime makes its entire library available for offline viewing on mobile devices   —  Showtime will now allow subscribers to download its programming for offline viewing on mobile devices - following similar moves by Netflix and Amazon.  The network says its entire library will be supported …
Apr 6, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context

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