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Amazon buys Whole Foods, invests $14 billion into groceries
Amazon buys Whole Foods, invests $14 billion into groceries
You remember that amazing video Amazon released when announcing their new product Amazon Go? People just walking in and out of a grocery store ...... 17 Jun 2017
The Grand Tour is the most pirated TV show ever
The Grand Tour is the most pirated TV show ever
The first episodes of Amazon's super expensive 'The Grand Tour' are the most pirated TV show episodes ever, according to an industry analyst. ...... 12 Dec 2016 - 3 comments
Amazon's unlimited streaming service is now live
Amazon's unlimited streaming service is now live
Amazon's oft-rumored Music Unlimited service has gone live, available to Prime members for $79 per year, or $7.99 per month if you choose that route. ...... 14 Oct 2016
Amazon to expand private-label brand offerings
Amazon to expand private-label brand offerings
According to multiple sources, Amazon is looking to expand its private-label brands to include household items and perishable food including ...... 17 May 2016 - 2 comments
Amazon starts its own YouTube rival, Amazon Video Direct
Amazon starts its own YouTube rival, Amazon Video Direct
Amazon has announced Amazon Video Direct today, a service that will allow independent content creators to upload videos and get paid for it. ...... 11 May 2016
Amazon to offer free original show supported by ads for non-Prime users
Amazon to offer free original show supported by ads for non-Prime users
Amazon has announced that its new season of "The Fashion Fund" will be available for free for non-Prime users, albeit with ads. The reality ...... 28 Feb 2016
Report: Amazon Prime now used by 38 percent of American households
Report: Amazon Prime now used by 38 percent of American households
According to a new report by IBD, Amazon Prime is now being used by 38 percent of American households, an incredible number if true. Amazon ...... 15 Jan 2016
Amazon devices double during record-breaking holiday season
Amazon devices double during record-breaking holiday season
As people celebrated Christmas et al., Amazon celebrated record-setting holiday season for Prime. The company also doubled the number of Amazon devices. ...... 28 Dec 2015 - 1 comment
Amazon expands one-hour delivery to 4,000 new items
Amazon expands one-hour delivery to 4,000 new items
Amazon announced today that it has expanded the one-hour delivery provided by Prime Now to another 4,000 items. Amazon says the expansion includes ...... 11 Dec 2015
Amazon will deliver Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 to your door at midnight on launch day
Amazon will deliver Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 to your door at midnight on launch day
Amazon has announced today that if you order Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and use the company's Prime Now same delivery service you can get the ...... 01 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
Amazon Prime Music now allows offline playback and supports SD card saves
Amazon Prime Music now allows offline playback and supports SD card saves
Amazon has updated their Prime Music service this week, adding some highly requested features. The company will now allow desktop and mobile ...... 01 Nov 2015
Amazon Prime subscribers to get free Washington Post access for 6 months, discounts after
Amazon Prime subscribers to get free Washington Post access for 6 months, discounts after
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos purchased popular newspaper The Washington Post two years ago and the exec is now bundling the paper with Amazon's Prime subscriptions. ...... 18 Sep 2015 - 2 comments
Amazon starts new 'Prime Day' full of deals to celebrate 20th anniversary
Amazon starts new 'Prime Day' full of deals to celebrate 20th anniversary
Amazon is celebrating their 20th anniversary with the aptly named "Prime Day," a shopping day that the retailer hopes will trump Black Friday. ...... 07 Jul 2015 - 1 comment
Amazon rolls out Prime Stations Internet radio service to all mobile users with Prime memberships
Amazon rolls out Prime Stations Internet radio service to all mobile users with Prime memberships
A few lucky Amazon Prime users have been using the Prime Stations service for some time but now all mobile users with a membership have the ...... 13 Apr 2015 - 3 comments
Amazon Studios to make movies for theaters, Prime streaming
Amazon Studios to make movies for theaters, Prime streaming
Amazon Studios has announced today that they will begin producing and acquiring original films that will be released in theaters and then released ...... 20 Jan 2015
It's official: Amazon Prime Music is here, missing new tracks and music from Universal
It's official: Amazon Prime Music is here, missing new tracks and music from Universal
After weeks of rumors and a leak last night, Amazon has officially unveiled its Amazon Prime Music streaming service. The e-commerce giant ...... 12 Jun 2014
Report: Amazon Prime to offer streaming music service, but with older songs
Report: Amazon Prime to offer streaming music service, but with older songs
According to a new report, Amazon is preparing to get into the streaming music business, adding such an offering to its Prime service that costs ...... 31 May 2014
HBO programming available on Amazon Prime Instant Video
HBO programming available on Amazon Prime Instant Video
As of yesterday, Amazon's partnership with HBO officially began in earnest, offering great collections of older streaming content to Prime members. ...... 23 May 2014 - 3 comments
Amazon strikes gold and will exclusively offer older HBO content free with Prime
Amazon strikes gold and will exclusively offer older HBO content free with Prime
Amazon has announced a blockbuster deal today with original programming king HBO in which Amazon will offer older content for free via its Prime ...... 23 Apr 2014 - 4 comments
Amazon sends out invites for press event on April 2nd with the promise of an update for their video business
Amazon sends out invites for press event on April 2nd with the promise of an update for their video business
Amazon's long-anticipated set-top box could be on the way. The company has sent out press invites for an event in New York on April 2nd, ...... 27 Mar 2014
Amazon Prime membership going up to $99 per year
Amazon Prime membership going up to $99 per year
As implied earlier in the year, Amazon has raised the price of their Prime membership. Reads the email I received as a Prime user early this morning: ...... 13 Mar 2014 - 7 comments
Amazon working with music labels to start Prime streaming service
Amazon working with music labels to start Prime streaming service
Amazon is reportedly in talks with the major music labels to start a streaming service that would be included in its Prime service. The service ...... 28 Feb 2014
Amazon considering raising price of Prime service by up to $40
Amazon considering raising price of Prime service by up to $40
Amazon has said today that it is actively considering raising the price of its popular Prime service by up to $40. The service currently ...... 31 Jan 2014 - 27 comments
Report: HTC Amazon phone to be only sold to Prime members
Report: HTC Amazon phone to be only sold to Prime members
Bloomberg has reported today that the rumored HTC Amazon smartphone could be made available only to Amazon Prime subscribers. It was reported ...... 16 Oct 2013 - 4 comments
Amazon, Viacom ink streaming video deal
Amazon, Viacom ink streaming video deal
Amazon has announced a new expanded digital video licensing deal with Viacom to add content to its Amazon Prime service. The new deal will ...... 06 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
Amazon to post eight original pilots for free on site
Amazon to post eight original pilots for free on site
E-tailing giant Amazon has stepped up their efforts to compete with Netflix and will be posting eight comedy pilots to its site, for free. ...... 20 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
Amazon Prime reaches 10 million customers, Prime members spend much more
Amazon Prime reaches 10 million customers, Prime members spend much more
While Amazon has never disclosed how many shoppers have signed up for their Prime program, Morningstar is reporting that the figure has just ...... 13 Mar 2013 - 3 comments
Mapping The Mobile Landscape: Will Amazon's Content Fuel Tablet Sales?
Mapping The Mobile Landscape: Will Amazon's Content Fuel Tablet Sales?
In the first installment of our look at the major mobile device players we dissected Apple, who were really the first company to create a combined ...... 22 Sep 2012 - 2 comments
Amazon adds hundreds of NBC shows
Amazon adds hundreds of NBC shows
Amazon has announced this week that it will be adding hundreds of NBC shows to its Prime Instant Video catalog. A few of the most notable ...... 25 Aug 2012
Amazon developing original content for streaming video service
Amazon developing original content for streaming video service
Amazon has announced its new efforts to create original content for the Amazon Prime streaming video service. The e-tailer will actively ...... 07 May 2012 - 1 comment
Amazon Prime Instant Video added to the PS3
Amazon Prime Instant Video added to the PS3
Amazon has announced that its Prime Instant Video streaming service is now available on the PlayStation 3. Says the e-tailer: Good news ...... 04 Apr 2012
Amazon adds lending library to Prime subscription service
Amazon adds lending library to Prime subscription service
Amazon has added a new feature targetted specifically at Kindle owners to their Amazon Prime program. Amazon Prime is a subscription service ...... 03 Nov 2011
Amazon's new tablet reportedly called the Kindle Fire
Amazon's new tablet reportedly called the Kindle Fire
Amazon's new tablet, which is expected to be unveiled tomorrow, has been the subject of much speculation since rumors started spreading earlier ...... 27 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
     

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Every WiFi network in the World is now non-secure - WPA2 encryption broken Every WiFi network in the World is now non-secure - WPA2 encryption broken (17 Oct 2017 3:58)
Researchers from Belgian university have managed to break the widely used WPA2 encryption, rendering all WiFi networks non-secure.
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T-Mobile adds another limit to its 'unlimited' data plans T-Mobile adds another limit to its 'unlimited' data plans (12 Oct 2017 16:44)
As with most, if not all, so-called unlimited data plans the T-Mobile ONE and T-Mobile ONE Plus are limited in some ways. You will get unlimited amount of data but after a certain cap the service ....
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A new nerd phone promises true, open Linux and security A new nerd phone promises true, open Linux and security (11 Oct 2017 16:20)
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