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Did Jeff Bezos Just Hint at Amazon’s Plans for an Alexa-Based Home Robot?

HIGHLIGHTS Was his post a teaser for his company’s next device? Bloomberg in April reported on plans to release a mobile Echo robot Or maybe Bezos’s kids were just messing around Did Jeff Bezos’s kids really use blue painters’ tape to attach an Amazon Echo speaker to a robot vacuum cleaner? Or was his Instagram post on Monday just a teaser for his company’s next device? ... Read More »

What happened to Fling, Amazon’s Chromecast clone on Fire TV?

Back in July 2015, Amazon announced a Chromecast-like feature for its own Fire TV streaming box and Fire TV Stick. The feature was called Amazon Fling, and it would allow existing phone and tablet apps to play media on a nearby television, just like Chromecast can. But over the last two years, that effort has languished. I can’t find a single ... Read More »

Amazon Prime Day 2017: Everything you need to know about Amazon’s shopping extravaganza

Prime Day, Amazon’s summer shopping event, is back for its third appearance. On Monday, July 10, Amazon will offer deals for thirty hours on more than 100,000 products on its sites around the world. Bargain hunters can track all the action via the company’s Prime Day landing page. For those who’ve yet to check out Prime Day, the event’s purpose may seem ... Read More »

Amazon’s FDI Proposal in Food Retail to Be Cleared ‘Soon’: Badal

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon had proposed $500 million investment in retail of food products Govt had received investment proposals from Amazon, Grofers & Big Basket Amazon’s proposal will now be vetted by the DIPP under Commerce Ministry The government will soon clear the US retail giant Amazon’s proposed $500 million investment in retail of food products in India, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat ... Read More »