Amazon is one of the top tech companies in the digital world, with a huge focus on eCommerce, downloads, streaming, cloud computing, and more. We’ll cover some the latest news and updates from this media giant where we feel it makes a huge impact.

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Amazon settles for $30M in response to Ring and Alexa data privacy violations

E-commerce giant Amazon has agreed to pay a substantial settlement amount of $30 million, following allegations of privacy breaches involving its Ring security cameras and Alexa voice assistant. The Federal Trade Commission […]

Farewell, celebrity voices on Alexa

Amazon has made the decision to discontinue the utilization of celebrity voices for its virtual assistant, Alexa. The distinctive voices of Samuel L. Jackson, Shaquille O'Neal, and Melissa McCarthy will no longer […]

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Amazon is on pursuit of integrating ChatGPT into Alexa

Amazon is now embracing the transformative potential of ChatGPT by integrating it into their renowned AI voice assistant, Alexa. As the tech industry witnesses a surge in conversational AI tools, Amazon aims […]

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Bill Gates: AI could kill Google and Amazon

The co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, said that AI could kill some of the tech giants like Google and Amazon. Gates believes that whichever company develops the first AI-powered personal assistant will […]

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AWS unveils $12.7 billion investment plan in India

AWS has revealed its new $12.7 billion investment plan in India. Amazon wants to grow its cloud business in the country, and the investment will be completed by 2030. Amazon keeps investing […]

Amazon is working on AI-mazing deliveries

E-commerce giant Amazon is making significant strides in leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance its delivery operations and optimize logistics. With a strong emphasis on improving customer satisfaction, the company is utilizing […]

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You can now buy from Amazon in games and apps

It feels already as if Amazon is everywhere. The mighty company has come a long way since its humble beginnings and has expanded into more and more areas. With such a large […]

Amazon has already laid off thousands of employees, and the company continues to do so with more than 100 workers in a different division.

Amazon announces free ad-supported Fire TV Channels

Amazon plans to launch Fire TV Channels, a new free ad-supported service for Amazon Fire TV device owners soon. Fire TV Channels may sound like Amazon's Freevee service at first glance. Both […]

Amazon has already laid off thousands of employees, and the company continues to do so with more than 100 workers in a different division.

More layoffs at Amazon: Over 100 employees let go

Amazon has laid off thousands of its employees in the past year and continues to do so. Recent reports show that the company has cut over 100 employees working in the gaming […]

AWS unveils 10-week generative AI program for startups

Amazon has announced its latest accelerator program, aimed at generative artificial intelligence startups worldwide. This new program comes seven years after Amazon's first accelerator program, which focused on conversational AI back in […]

Amazon wants to have a user-friendly and honest environment between customers and retailers by rolling out the latest feature.

Amazon warns: Think twice before buying these!

Amazon is rolling out a new feature that will warn customers if an item is frequently returned, and they may reconsider buying it. Before buying a product, online shoppers always consider the […]

Amazon to Layoff Additional 9,000 Employees Amidst Uncertain Economy

Amazon to Layoff Additional 9,000 Employees Amidst Uncertain Economy

According to a memo addressed to Amazon employees by CEO Andy Jassy on Monday, the company will be reducing its workforce by an additional 9,000 individuals. This reduction will impact employees in […]

CodeWhisperer: Amazon's AI-Coding Assistant Revolutionizes Software Development

CodeWhisperer: Amazon's AI-Coding Assistant Revolutionizes Software Development

Artificial intelligence is constantly pushing the limits of what was previously thought possible, and its applications are expanding into an increasingly diverse range of industries. One notable example of this is the […]

This year, Amazon wants to compete with Elon Musk's Starlink with its newly revealed Project Kuiper terminals.

Amazon's satellite internet service to rival Musk's Starlink

Amazon has shared information on its new low-cost customer terminals of Project Kuiper. It aims to bring fast and affordable broadband to customers and communities around the world, competing with Elon Musk's […]

Amazon is in "better" stock options now

Online mortgage lender has reportedly joined forces with Amazon to launch a groundbreaking initiative called Equity Unlocker, according to TechCrunch. This program aims to help employees purchase homes without having to […]

Is Doctor Amazon real? It seems so

After a months-long effort, Amazon finally closed the acquisition of membership-based health startup OneMedical. Resembled to Netflix by many, OneMedical offered primary care to its subscribers, and the subscription-based health service is […]

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Amazon joins the AI race with Hugging Face partnership

Every major tech company wants a share of the AI pie. Amazon just announced a non-exclusive partnership with Hugging Face, a startup that is developing AI models. The partnership, which involves Amazon […]

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Amazon Music Unlimited is now more expensive

Amazon informed customers of its Amazon Music Unlimited streaming service in January that streaming prices would increase on February 21, 2023. Today, Amazon has increased the price of Amazon Music Unlimited for […]


Why Amazon doesn’t want its employees talking to ChatGPT

In a recent development, Amazon has warned its employees not to talk to OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot. The reasons behind the warning are quite surprising and have more to do with the lawsuits […]

Amazon Discontinues AmazonSmile, its Charitable Donation Program

Amazon Discontinues AmazonSmile, its Charitable Donation Program

Unfortunately, rumors are true. Amazon discontinues AmazonSmile, its charitable donation program. What led to this decision is probably connected to the layoffs of 18 000 employees who worked for Amazon. Stay here […]

Amazon launches another controversial ad feature

Amazon launches another controversial ad feature

Ads have been a fundamental part of the Web 2 experience. Pretty much all of the major web sites, products, and services are built, at least in part, off the profits they […]

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Amazon is shutting down Amazon Drive at the end of 2023

Amazon customers who use the company's file storage service Amazon Drive are notified by email currently that Amazon will shut down the service at the end of 2023. A similar notification is […]

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The future of streaming video is scary: Virtual Product Placement Ads incoming

Virtual Product Placement ads are the holy grail when it comes to product placement in video content. The new ad type may change content in streaming videos to display advertisement on billboards […]

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Here is an easy fix for Amazon Prime Video Error 7031

Amazon Prime Video customers may receive all sorts of error messages when they use the service. One of them is Video Unavailable and the error code 7031. It is displayed right after […]

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Amazon is retiring Amazon Drive in 2023

Amazon is sending out emails to customers that use Amazon Drive currently to inform them that it plans to retire the cloud storage service in 2023. Customers need to download files from […]

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Opinion: it is time to drop your Amazon Prime subscription

Amazon just announced that it is going to increase the price of Amazon Prime in several European countries in September 2022. The price for an Amazon Prime membership in Europe's five biggest […]

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Amazon hides Developer Options on Fire TV devices by default

A new update for Amazon Fire TV devices hides the Developer Options on the device by default, which makes it difficult to enable sideloading and use other development related features. Previously, Developer […]

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How to switch to a different regional Store in the Amazon App

Amazon operates regional stores that customers may buy products from. The Stores are not limited to customers from a specific region, but some products may not be purchasable if a customer comes […]

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Amazon promises at least 4 years of security updates for Fire TV hardware

Amazon Fire TV hardware, such as the newly released Amazon Fire TV Stick 4k Max, will be supported for at least 4 years by Amazon. Amazon Fire TV devices are powered by […]

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Should you upgrade to an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max?

Amazon announced several new Fire TV products today on the official company blog and website. A new Fire TV stick was unveiled next to the company's first Fire TV-powered televisions, the Fire […]

IMDb TV finally gets a dedicated Android App

IMDb TV finally gets a dedicated Android App

When you think of Amazon’s streaming service, the first thing that comes to mind is Prime Video. However, this is not the only streaming service that Amazon has available. IMDb TV, which […]

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If you don't want Amazon devices to share your bandwidth with your neighbors, you need to opt-out!

Amazon plans to enroll many of its hardware devices that are operated in the United States, including many Echo devices and Ring Spotlight and Floodlight Cams, into its Amazon Sidewalk system on […]

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Firefox for Fire TV and Echo Show will be discontinued

Mozilla revealed that it will end support for the organization's Firefox web browser for the Amazon products Fire TV and Echo Show on April 30, 2021. The mobile version of Firefox landed […]

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A look at the Amazon Prime Video app for Windows 10

Amazon launched its Amazon Prime Video for Windows application this month officially for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. Windows 10 users may download the application from the Microsoft Store and use it […]

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Amazon blunder leaks Alexa data to other customer

It appears that the fears of privacy and data protection advocates in regards to voice powered devices have come true; at least in a single case where Amazon leaked a customer's voice […]

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Amazon Partfinder checks PC component compatibility

One of the things that PC users have to make sure when they shop for new hardware for their devices is that the new hardware components are compatible with the device. It […]

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Keepa: Amazon price history and tracking

Keepa - Amazon Price Tracker is a browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and Microsoft Edge to improve your online shopping experience on the Amazon website. Keepa was one of the […]

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Amazon launches Free Games with Prime on Twitch

I have to admit that I did not pay a lot of attention when Amazon announced Twitch Prime some time ago even though I'm an Amazon Prime customer. Amazon acquired the game […]

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Amazon Music Storage subscriptions are being retired

Amazon announced recently that the company's Amazon Music Storage subscription plans are being retired. The service allowed Amazon customers to upload music to the company's cloud infrastructure. Free users could upload up […]

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Manage your Amazon Browsing History

Amazon stores your browsing history when you are on the shopping site, and may use the information to display item suggestions to you. If you have been to Amazon before, chance is […]



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