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Amazon announces independent teen accounts (with parental oversight)

If you prefer to avoid handing over your credit card outright whenever your teens want or need something on Amazon, the retail giant has you covered......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotOct 12th, 2017

Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigns amid sexual harassment accusation

Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios since its founding, resigned Tuesday according to several media reports — less than a week after his alleged sexual harassment of a female producer resurfaced in the press. Isa Hackett said the incident occurre.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 min. ago

Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device

Movies studios, Netflix, and Amazon have teamed up to file a lawsuit against a streaming media player called TickBox TV. The device in question runs Kodi on top of Android 6.0, and searches the internet for streams that it can make available to users.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 min. ago

Your iPhone or Android will see where no other phone can with this wireless endoscopic camera

We cover a ton of different gadgets here at the BGR Deals team, but we’ve never covered anything else that’s quite like the Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera. It flew off of Amazon’s virtual store shelves the last time we to.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News37 min. ago

Sidewalk Labs Announces Plans to Create Model Smart City on Toronto"s Waterfront

Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto have revealed plans for a brand new community on Toronto’s Eastern Waterfront that will bring together “forward-thinking urban design and new digital technology to create people-centred neighbourhoods.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News53 min. ago

Amazon Studios head resigns after sexual harassment allegations

A few days ago, Amazon suspended the VP leading its film and TV projects after Isa Dick Hackett told The Hollywood Reporter that Roy Price sexually harassed her. Now, CNN and others report that the exec has "resigned." Hackett is the produce.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News53 min. ago

Greenpeace blasts Amazon over poor environmental practices

Greenpeace has made a tradition out of raking companies over the coals when their environmental practices fall short of its standards, and that's truer than ever in the activist group's latest electronics report card. The organizat.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News53 min. ago

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigns, company spokesman says, after suspension following sexual harassment claim (Brian Stelter/CNNMoney)

Brian Stelter / CNNMoney: Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigns, company spokesman says, after suspension following sexual harassment claim  —  Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, five days after he was suspended by the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News53 min. ago

Garmin Speak is a Mini Alexa-Equipped Car Accessory, Priced at $149

Garmin and Amazon have teamed up to launch the Garmin Speak, a mini Amazon Echo-like device with Amazon Alexa onboard to give you voice control powers when in your car. That means access to Alexa’s skills as you drive, only this is in a tiny pa.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News1 hr. 37 min. ago

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigns, company spokesman says, after suspension following sexual harassment claim (Brian Stelter/@brianstelter)

Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigns, company spokesman says, after suspension following sexual harassment claim  —  Breaking: @RoyPrice has “resigned” from Amazon, a company spokesman say.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

Don’t ask how this 49″ 4K Roku TV is only $340 right now on Amazon

How is it possible that a nice big 49-inch TV with 4K resolution, HDR support, a 120Hz refresh rate, and built-in Roku software is on sale for just $339.99 right now on Amazon? We have no idea, but we're not complaining. Refurbished TCL 49S403 49-inc.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Google introduces Advanced Protection for users in danger of hacking attacks

New security system for Google consumer accounts involves physical security keys and restriction of third-party access. The world is crawling with people who want to get access to your digital accounts for nefarious ends, and Google’s Ad.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 21 min. ago

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost

The Snapdragon 636 will be one of the first budget SoCs from Qualcomm to have the Kryo CPU cores built-in. The post Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

Dropbox Professional plan arrives: Smart Sync, Showcase, and extra sharing tools

Dropbox has announced the arrival of a new plan called Professional, a solution the company explains was designed specifically for independent workers. With Dropbox Professional, users are given access to both Dropbox Showcase and Dropbox Smart Sync,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Want a Super NES Classic in 2 days? They’re in stock on Amazon and prices have dropped

Amazon still doesn't have any of its own Super NES Classic inventory, and there's no telling when the console will be back in stock. Of course when it is back in stock, it'll sell out instantly so you'll almost certainly miss it. If you want Nintendo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Dropbox has a new ‘Professional’ 1TB plan with Showcase and Smart Sync for $19.99/month

Dropbox is now offering a new ‘Professional’ plan aimed at independent workers like business consultants and creative pros. Dropbox Professional includes 1TB of cloud storage plus new Showcase and Smart Sync features, but they’ll co.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Regina Dugan, head of Facebook"s Building 8 hardware lab, announces she"s leaving the firm within next "several months" after joining 18 months ago (Kurt Wagner/Recode)

Kurt Wagner / Recode: Regina Dugan, head of Facebook's Building 8 hardware lab, announces she's leaving the firm within next “several months” after joining 18 months ago  —  Dugan is departing after just 18 months to &ld.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Cruise Automation CEO announces GM will deploy fleet of Chevrolet Bolts early next year in 5-square-mile section of lower Manhattan (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Cruise Automation CEO announces GM will deploy fleet of Chevrolet Bolts early next year in 5-square-mile section of lower Manhattan  —  GM to deploy fleet of Chevrolet Bolts early next year in five-square-mile s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Google now offers special security program for high-risk users

The new opt-in program requires authentication with a physical security key. (credit: Yubico) Today, Google rolled out a new program called Advanced Protection for personal Google accounts, intended to provide much higher account security to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 45 min. ago

Amazon patents a drone that delivers a charge to power up EVs on the go

 A recent Amazon patent could be an answer to range anxiety, albeit one that sounds a bit more sci-fi than practical solution at the moment: the newly granted patent (via Roadshow) describes a drone that could carry a battery charge for electric.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago

ZTE announces a foldable, dual-screen phone that makes no sense at all

If you like wasting money on experimental hardware, then you're going to love this new Android phone from China. SEE ALSO: Samsung promises foldable phones by 2018 ZTE announced today a brand new, foldable, dual-screen mutant phone otherwise known as.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 21 min. ago