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NYC is expected to be named the new Amazon headquarters location

NYC is expected to be named the new Amazon headquarters location

After a yearlong search, Amazon is expected to reveal the locations for its two new headquarter buildings on Tuesday — and New York is indeed one of them. The online retail giant plans to build a site in Queens and another in Northern Virginia, like experts expected, according to sources with knowledge on the matter. The

What does the Amazon and Apple deal mean to third-party sellers?

What does the Amazon and Apple deal mean to third-party sellers?

San Francisco — For the past eleven years, AceBeach has been selling hard-to-find electronics online. At one point, Apple products made up half of AceBeach’s business, but in recent years Apple has made it increasingly difficult for third-parties to sell used or new iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches. A new deal between Apple and Amazon

That’s why you can’t use Alexa to call 911

Amazon’s hardware products that are powered by its virtual assistant Alexa are used for everything from playing music to controlling different aspects of a user’s connected home, telling the weather and more. Amazon and third-party developers are also adding new “skills” all the time to Alexa’s already impressive library. But what many people may not

Report: Amazon plans to split new HQ between New York and Virginia

Amazon plans to split its new headquarters between two cities — and New York may be one of them, according to reports. Following a yearlong search, the online shopping giant made the decision to build two offices for its “HQ2” — in addition to the company’s headquarters in Seattle, The Wall Street Journal said Monday. According

2 people died after Amazon building collapse

2 people died after Amazon building collapse

Two people were killed at an Amazon distribution warehouse in Baltimore Friday evening when a 50-foot wall collapsed during a severe weather, officials said. The victims, who had not been publicly identified Saturday, worked for an outside company, not Amazon, a spokeswoman said. No one else was hurt. One of the men was found under

New Alexa tools help women check for signs of Breast Cancer

Still don’t know what to look out for when it comes to breast cancer? Fear not because leading charity Breast Cancer Care has teamed up with Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa to share potentially life-saving information on the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Alexa will now be able to guide women through a breast check,

Amazon is bringing Alexa and Echo devices to Spain and Italy

Amazon is bringing Alexa and Echo devices to Spain and Italy, months after it announced support for Spanish and Italian languages for its digital voice assistant. You can now preorder devices like the Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, Echo Spot, and Echo Sub in Italy and Spain. They begin shipping next week, the company says. It’s likely

Ebay sues Amazon, claims it tried to Poach its Sellers

Ebay sues Amazon, claims it tried to Poach its Sellers

Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying the online retail giant used eBay’s messaging system to steal its sellers. In the lawsuit, eBay said Amazon representatives signed up for eBay accounts and messaged sellers to get them to sell their goods on Amazon.com, which eBay said violated its user agreement. According to the complaint,

What Will Android Look Like In The Next Ten Years?

What Will Android Look Like In The Next Ten Years?

A decade ago, Android launched… to a world of challenges. But back in 2008, Google wasn’t worried about artificial intelligence, it was just trying to make a stable mobile operating system. One that stood out in a very crowded playing field. Back then, the competition was Apple, BlackBerry, Nokia/Symbian, Palm and Windows Mobile. By 2009,

Amazon’s now a $1 trillion company

Amazon’s now a $1 trillion company

Amazon has briefly become the second US-listed firm to have a market value of more than $1 trillion (£779bn). Shares in the e-commerce giant rose nearly 2% to a high of $2,050.50 in morning trade before slipping back. Apple reached the same milestone in early August. Founded in 1994, Amazon is now the world’s largest