Amazon is now worth two Walmartsand isn’t about to slow down

June 1, 2017

Jeff Bezo's Amazon is coming, take cover Australia!Image: DAVID RYDER/GETTY IMAGES It’s pretty much Amazon’s world, we’re all just shopping in it. Shares in the ecommerce company hit $1,000 on Tuesday morning, a first for the company that Jeff Bezos started back in 1994. So is $1,000 just a nice, round number? Pretty much, yes. It doesn’t mean all that much. To put the number in context, Amazon shares would…

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Tesla reportedly treats factory workers like many successful start-ups: Like afterthoughts

May 19, 2017

Tesla employees work on a Model S car in the Tesla factory in Fremont, California.Image: Jeff Chiu/AP/REX/Shutterstock Silicon Valley companies are often built around making the world more efficient, but engineering efficiency has a human cost many of them either didn’t see coming or would like to forget. Tesla, it seems, is no different. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk says we’re only 2 years from being able to nap in self-driving…

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Hands on with the world’s first 4K TV with built-in Alexa voice controls

May 17, 2017

Image: ramyond wong/mashable It used to be that you bought a cheap TV from budget brands and got pure garbage for what you paid for, but that’s not so anymore. Case in point: Westinghouse and Elements new 4K Amazon Fire Edition TVs, the first smart TVs to include Alexa voice control. They start at $449 for a 43-inch and climb up to $889 for a 65-inch 4K set, but man…

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Crunch Report | Rumors: Amazons New Echo Device

May 7, 2017

U.S. Department of Justice is apparently analyse Ubers controversial Greyball program Facebook screens Oculus Story Studio original VR content disagreement Credits Written by : Tito Hamze, John Mannes Hosted& Filmed by : Tito Hamze Edited by : Chris Gates Teleprompter : Tito Hamze Notes : < li> I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report( Its a hard decision and I suck at garmenting myself ). If you are…

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Third parties have always been the key to Amazons smart home domination plans

May 7, 2017

For Amazon, hardware has always been a means to an aim. From the Kindle e-reader to the Fire tablets to its TV presents, the company has always plowed the room as something of a loss leader even with its most popular presents. Amazon has located success in pricing inventions much closer to cost than the rivalry something a company can only really get by with if it is proposed to…

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Amazon beefs up drone delivery R&D in Cambridge

May 6, 2017

Amazon is expanding its R& D facilities in Cambridge, UK, witha plan to move intoa new 60,000 sq ft locate in the city withcapacity for more than 400 staff. Cambridge University, one of the UKs top rank academic institutions, has a strong places great importance on science explaining why a raft of tech conglomerates( yesterday, Amazon enunciated staff at the site will includemachine learning scientists, knowledge engineers, data scientists, numerical…

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Amazon’s new style assistant, Echo Look, could be a privacy nightmare

April 30, 2017

The Alexa family expanded this week, and not just in number. Unlike its predecessors though, the new Amazon Echo Look doesn’t just listen in for audio commandsit has a camera and can snap photos and video. Priced at $199.99, the Echo Look is targeted specifically at fashion-focused ladies and gents (but probably mostly ladies). Using just your voice, the product description reads, you can snapfull-length photos and short videos with…

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How Echo Look could feed Amazons big data fueled fashion ambitions

April 30, 2017

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The indefinitely stores a copy for Amazon too). But the flagship feature of the app isa fashion feedback service, calledStyle Check, which Amazon says will utilizemachine learning to ratefashion choices and help users choosebetween outfit pairs. And ultimately, presumably, givetheir…

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