Crunch Report | Jeff Bezos Sells $1B in Amazon Stock Annually to Fund Blue Origin

The Kriesel high-performance electric converted Porsche, Jeff Bezos sells $1 billion in stock annually to fund Blue Origin, Hyperloop One completes Vegas test track and 23andMe can now let you know if you have the genes for Parkinson’s. All thi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchApr 7th, 2017

Amazon puts on an awesome Alexa display with the new Echo Show

Amazon puts on an awesome Alexa display with the new Echo Show.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News33 min. ago

DEAL: Amazon Echo Drops to $129.99 Today Only ($50 Off)

Yep, for today only, Amazon has dropped the price of the Amazon Echo to $129.99. That’s a $50 discount and possibly the biggest Echo deal in some time. The deal ends at 9PM Pacific, tonight. Amazon Echo Link DEAL: Amazon Echo Drops to $129.99 T.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News33 min. ago

Amazon Echo: $50 temporary price drop is the cheapest yet

Say hello to the flagship Alexa-enabled smart speaker, and do it for a little cheaper in a 24-hour Amazon Echo sale. Update: Amazon Echo is still on sale today, though this $50 discount is limited to the US and ends at midnight. Since the price.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News33 min. ago

Amazon Echo Show: everything you need to know

Amazon has finally announced the Amazon Echo Show, the first Echo device to be equipped with a screen. Update: Ahead of its US launch later this week, Amazon has posted four videos that give us a look at how the Echo Show's UI will work a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News33 min. ago

Here"s a look at how Amazon Echo Show will present its visual information

Amazon's new Echo is still very much a hands-off device. Amazon's Echo Show is a curious device – taking the unique selling point of the voice-only Alexa powered Echo speaker family, and pairing it up with a touchscreen interface.&#.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News33 min. ago

The High-Tech Jobs That Created India"s Gilded Generation Are Disappearing

An anonymous reader shares a report: Information technology services account for 9.5 percent of the India's gross domestic product, according to the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), but now, after decades of boom, the future of the industry seem.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News33 min. ago

Super Nintendo Classic Coming in September

Rumors are true. Nintendo is gearing up to launch the SNES Classic, a miniaturized version of the glorious original Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The console will include 21 games when it launches September 29. A report adds: Among the big sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News33 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: Automation’s Effect on Developing Tech Economies

Many workers in the United States worry about being replaced by machines. The same is true in countries like India......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News33 min. ago

Amazon"s Echo has dropped to an all-time low of $130

Today, Amazon and Best Buy are offering the cheapest price yet on the Amazon Echo at $50 off. The popular smart speaker is available right now for $130 instead of the usual sticker price of $180.The price of the Echo has been fluctuating a bit in.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News57 min. ago

Amazon Echo Show Review

The Amazon Echo Show is a smart assistant with a screen, so you can both see and hear what Alexa’s talking about. Right now, features like being able to see your timer or camera feed are helpful, but not world-changing. The post Amazon Echo Show Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News57 min. ago

The Echo Show is a small step for Echo, a big leap for Amazon

 The Echo Show isn’t a great piece of hardware. It’s beefy and clunky, and kind of looks like something that fell off the back of a RadioShack truck in the late-80s. The display isn’t great (there’s a reason the company&#.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 21 min. ago

NGEN Partners Gets Exit At Choose Energy

Santa Barbara- and New York-based clean technology investor NGEN Partners has scored an exit at b>Choose Energy, a startup which lets consumers comparison shop for and select electric energy providers, according to a report. The report, from Fortune,.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News1 hr. 41 min. ago

Amazon said to be working on translation services for AWS customers

 Amazon is working on an offering that would allow developers building apps and websites using AWS to translate their content to multiple languages, CNBC reports. The machine translation tech used to provide the multi-lingual versions of client.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

Supreme Court Partially Revives Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal

From a report: The U.S. Supreme Court partially revived President Donald Trump's travel ban and said the justices will hear arguments in the fall. The justices said the ban can apply for now only to people who don't have a "credible claim of a bona f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 41 min. ago

Google Chrome Bests Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera In Independent Battery Life Tests

An anonymous reader shares a report: YouTuber Linus Tech Tips has pitted Microsoft Edge against Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera and discovered that it does not deliver as strong a performance as Microsoft claims. Linus Tech Tips took four De.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

WhatsApp is becoming an increasingly popular news source

According to new data from Digital News Report, WhatsApp is becoming an increasingly popular source of news, and in some parts of the world, has overtaken its parent company Facebook as the go-to purveyor of information.  The post WhatsApp is becom.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Twitch Announces Six-Day Marathon Of Classic MST3K Episodes

BrianFagioli quotes Beta News: Twitch was designed as a video game streaming service, but since Amazon bought it, it seems to be evolving into something more. While it is still primarily a platform for showing off gaming, people are using it for gene.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Jeff Bezos says Amazon will ‘keep investing’ in India as rivals raise new war chests

 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has pledged to continue to invest in India as it bids to keep pace with rivals in the country that have landed large investments from big name backers. SoftBank and Alibaba have pumped close to $2 billion into Paytm latel.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Tesco launches one-hour grocery deliveries in London, powered by Quiqup

 The grocery delivery wars look set to get cooking… UK supermarket chain Tesco has announced the launch today of a one-hour delivery service in central London called Tesco Now — echoing Amazon’s Prime Now delivery branding. Rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: report

Social media giant is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted programming, according to a Wall Street Journal report.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago