Gears & Gadgets

Bloomberg: Super Micro motherboards used by Apple, Amazon contained Chinese spy chips

Wikipedia Tiny Chinese spy chips were embedded onto Super Micro motherboards that were then sold to companies in the US, including Amazon and Apple, reports Bloomberg. The report has attracted strenuous denials from Amazon, Apple, and Super Micro. Bloomberg claims that the chips were initially and independently discovered by Apple and Amazon in 2015 and that […]

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Amazon says it 'listened to our critics' as it raised its minimum wage to $15 – here's how the clash between Bernie Sanders and Jeff Bezos went down

While you may appreciate how easy it is to turn to Amazon as a one-stop retailer you don’t have to leave your couch to shop at, smaller businesses are struggling to keep up with the corporation. This situation was especially evident when Amazon acquired Whole Foods, sending other grocery chains scrambling to keep up. Amazon’s […]

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Amazon announces 11 new and refreshed Echo-branded gadgets—like a wall clock

Redesigned Echo Dot, available for pre-order today. Sam Machkovech The new Echo Dot revision (left), compared to its last iteration (right). Sam Machkovech The Amazon Echo Sub(woofer). Sam Machkovech Amazon’s new Echo Link Amp (left) and Echo Link (right). Sam Machkovech The Echo Link Amp (left) includes a 60W amplifier and, thus, support for more […]