Photography

Get the GoPro Hero7 for under $200 from Amazon and Walmart

With video and photography becoming so ingrained in our everyday life, action cameras have become a great way to capture some of the most awesome moments of life. Whether you’re biking, surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, or skydiving, you’re probably going to need more than just a smartphone to record the action. GoPros have been around for […]

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Somali Workers in Minnesota Force Amazon to Negotiate

Supported by Somali Workers in Minnesota Force Amazon to Negotiate Labor organizers and researchers said they had not heard of Amazon previously coming to the table after worker pressure, even for private discussions. ImageAbdirahman Muse, executive director of the Awood Center, led a meeting in Minneapolis last week of a group that has been discussing […]

Computer

All the best Amazon Black Friday deals for 2018

Even though Amazon is almost exclusively an online-only retailer,  its Black Friday sales have historically been epic. Like last year, the deals this year have started with what Amazon calls “Early Black Friday Deals.” It’s not enough to simply check-in in the morning to get your shopping done, however — the retailer adds new deals to […]

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Amazon Announces New Headquarters In Virginia, New York City

SEATTLE ― Amazon today announced that it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for the company’s new headquarters. Amazon will invest $ 5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters locations, with more than 25,000 employees each in New York City and Arlington. The new […]

Computer

Apple to boost its Amazon presence with listings for iPhones, iPads, and more

Apple and Amazon are cozying up in a deal that will see the tech giant significantly expand the availability of its hardware on the shopping site. The agreement covers Apple’s latest devices, including the iPhone XS and XR, the iPad Pro, and the Apple Watch Series 4, Cnet reported. Notably, Apple’s HomePod smart speaker will not appear […]

Computer

You Can Now Get Amazon Alexa on Your Windows 10 PC

Move over, Cortana. Windows 10 PC users now have access to another virtual assistant: Alexa. Amazon just announced that its Alexa for PC app is now available for download on compatible Windows 10 devices. Head over to the Windows Store to grab it for free. This is good news for Windows 10 PC owners, especially […]

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You can ship all the things on Amazon for free, but only for a limited time

Likely aiming at challenges from retail rivals like Target and BestBuy, Amazon announced a significant change to its shipping policies. From now and onward for a “limited time” all items will ship for free on Amazon, for everyone, with no minimum purchase required. Though the “limited time”doesn’t set specific start and end dates, it marks […]

Gaming

Cortana, meet Alexa: Buy an Xbox One from Amazon and get a free Echo Dot

If you’re looking to add some new technology to your living room in a hurry, Microsoft and Amazon have just the deal for you. Starting Thursday morning, October 11, anyone who purchases an Xbox One bundle from Amazon will receive an Amazon Echo Dot device. The deal applies to several different Xbox One X and […]

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Why Some Amazon Workers Are Fuming About Their Raise

Why Some Amazon Workers Are Fuming About Their Raise ImageKaty Iber, an Amazon warehouse worker near Minneapolis, said a highly publicized pay raise could actually cost her money because she was losing bonuses and stock grants.CreditCreditJenn Ackerman for The New York Times By Karen Weise Oct. 9, 2018 SEATTLE — Last week, Dave Clark, Amazon’s […]

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 […]

Gears & Gadgets

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 […]

Emerging Tech

Report: Amazon might open 3,000 cashier-free Amazon Go stores by 2021

Amazon is having quite a week, and it’s making other companies so nervous that it’s starting to rattle the stock market. After shaking up a whole bunch of ecommerce sites with a test of a new visual-based shopping service, Amazon Scout, Bloomberg is reporting that Jeff Bezos’ growing empire of brick-and-mortar stores could be joined […]

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Church of England to keep Amazon shares despite Welby criticism

The Church of England has said it will keep its shares in Amazon – a day after the Archbishop of Canterbury said the firm was “leeching off the taxpayer”. The Church Times has revealed Amazon was among the 20 biggest global investments by the Church last year. A statement from the CofE said it considered […]

Emerging Tech

Amazon Go checkout-free stores set to arrive in New York City

Amazon’s cashier-less checkout-free stores, known as Amazon Go, are starting to expand beyond Seattle. It was previously announced that the company planned to open two new stores in Chicago and San Francisco. Now, the company is gearing up to take on the Big Apple as CNN has confirmed that Amazon plans to open Amazon Go stores in […]