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.

Amazon Fire TV update breaks some apps

Amazon Fire TV update breaks some apps

Amazon has made yet another controversial change that affects Fire TV devices. A new version of Fire OS breaks compatibility with some apps. A report by AFTVNews (via How To Geek) reveals […]

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Amazon Prime Video ads launch on January 29 for all subscribers

In September 2023, Amazon revealed that it would soon make its service more pleasant by introducing video ads to the platform. Unlike Netflix or Disney+, which added a new cheaper ad-powered plan, […]

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Amazon turns its Fire TV Cube into an Enterprise PC

Amazon's Fire TV Cube is the company's top of the line hardware streaming product. Unlike its Fire TV cousins, it is packed with an Ethernet connection, the ability to control Alexa by […]

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Amazon Games is downsizing

In a recent memo to employees, Amazon Vice President of Games Christoph Hartmann announced significant changes to the company's gaming division, including the closure of its Crown channel on Twitch, the termination […]

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Innovation takes flight in healthcare with Amazon Pharmacy

Today, Amazon announces the launch of drone deliveries for medications purchased via Amazon Pharmacy, its online prescription drug store. This innovative service is set to redefine the speed at which we receive […]

You can now protect your Amazon account with passkeys

After WhatsApp, Amazon is the second company that launched passkeys support this week. Passkeys is a new authentication standard that is said to replace password authentication eventually. Instead of signing in with […]

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FTC is once again after Amazon

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken a significant step against e-commerce giant Amazon, accusing the company of engaging in anti-competitive practices that have allowed it to establish a dominant presence in […]

Amazon invests 4 billion to Anthropic

Amazon invests 4 billion in Anthropic

Amazon has committed to investing up to $4 billion in Anthropic, an AI startup, intensifying its competition with tech giants like Microsoft, Meta, Google, and Nvidia in the rapidly growing AI sector, […]

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Amazon Prime: you'll soon have to pay more if you don't want ads in Prime Video

It was only a matter of time before the next major streaming service starts to introduce advertising. This time, it is Amazon Prime, or more precisely Amazon Prime Video, which is getting […]

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Alexa is now much smarter thanks to LLM

Amazon announced a new generative Alexa AI, an AI-powered version of its popular voice assistant. This new version of Alexa is powered by a custom-built large language model (LLM) that has been […]

Amazon Echo Show 8 3rd gen 2023

Amazon Echo Show 8 3rd gen and Echo Hub smart home devices announced

Amazon has launched a bunch of new products including Fire TV Stick 4K 2nd gen, and new Echo devices. Let's see what the Echo Show 8 and Echo Hub have to offer. […]

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K and Fire TV Stick 4K Max announced

Amazon has launched its second-generation of Fire TV Stick 4K models. Meet the Fire TV Stick 4K (2023) and Fire TV Stick 4K Max (2023). Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K 2nd-gen The […]

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Amazon hardware launch event is on the horizon

Amazon, a global tech giant known for its innovation and diverse range of products, is gearing up for an exciting hardware launch event scheduled for September. David Limp, Senior Vice President of […]

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Amazon Music subscription will cost more for Prime users

The latest price increase for Amazon Music Unlimited will affect people who pay for the music service and an Amazon Prime membership. The Amazon Music subscription is now more expensive for Prime […]

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What is Amazon Vine and how to get invited

If you want to review things for free online, Amazon Vine can be the program that you are looking for. In this guide, we will explain in more detail What Amazon Vine […]

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Spain takes a swing at big tech

Apple and Amazon have been fined €194.1 million ($218 million) by Spain's antitrust watchdog for colluding to limit the online sale of devices from Apple and competitors in Spain. The investigation into […]

Prime Day: Amazon invite-only deals explained

Prime Day 2023: Amazon invite-only deals explained

Welcome to the world of Amazon invite-only deals, where the doors to incredible savings swing wide open for those with a golden ticket. As one of the biggest online marketplaces, Amazon knows […]

FTC sues Amazon over Prime

FTC sues Amazon over Prime's ''dark patterns''

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken a significant step by filing a lawsuit against Amazon. The complaint accuses the e-commerce giant of using misleading user interface designs to trick millions of […]

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Amazon racist doorbell: User locked out of devices

After being accused of "racism" by a delivery driver, an Amazon customer who had built a smart home using their products and technology found himself locked out of all of his gadgets. He […]

Amazon Prime Video introduces Dialogue Boost to help users hear spoken lines better

Report: Amazon considering adding Ads to Prime Video

Amazon is considering integrating advertisement into its Prime Video service, according to a Wallstreet Journal report. Amazon might introduce a new ad-powered tier to Prime Video or introduce advertisement to the current […]

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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 […]



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