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New Kindle update allows users to share views about books via messaging apps

Online retail giant Amazon has rolled out a new update to its Kindle e-reader, giving the users of the device the ability to use popular messaging apps to talk about their favorite books with their family and friends.

Announcing the release of the new update for Kindle users, Amazon said... read more

Amazon announces $100m fund to invest in voice-control tech leveraging Alexa

In a move which shows that online retail giant Amazon has relentless efforts underway to build the most widely-used AI voice platform, the company announced a $100 million investment fund on Thursday, to invest in startups which are working on voice-control technology.

Announcing the new... read more

US Amazon Prime subscribers can watch first series of 'Mozart In The Jungle' in HDR

In an announcement made on June 24, Amazon said that Amazon Prime subscribers in the US will henceforth be able to watch the entire first season of Amazon Original Series 'Mozart In The Jungle' in a new high dynamic range (HDR) image format.

However, to view the first series of 'Mozart In... read more

Amazon Echo to be launched to general public on July 14

In an earlier-this-week announcement, online retail giant Amazon said that its 'Echo' Wi-Fi-connected voice command device will soon be available for purchase by general public. The imminent launch of the Amazon Echo to the public comes after a seven-month invite-only period of preview for Prime... read more

Amazon offers Prime Members to watch ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ Series in HDR Format

Amazon announced today, the launch of the new high dynamic range (HDR) technology on only one show and to only the Prime customers in US, to begin with, making Amazon to be the first video service to offer titles in this enhanced visual format.

Amazon today expanded support for HDR (high... read more

Amazon changes its product ratings system

In an announcement made last week, online retail biggie Amazon said that it is bringing about a change its product ratings system. The change is being initiated by Amazon as an evident effort to crackdown on bogus reviews about products.

Under the changed ratings system, which went live... read more

Amazon’s product reviews system revamped for US customers

In an evident attempt to revamp its customer product reviews system, online retail giant Amazon has launched a new machine-learning system which makes use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. The new system will essentially mute fake ratings on the Amazon service.

As a result of... read more

Amazon Revamps Customer Reviews System, aiming to generate Helpful and Trustworthy Reviews

What is more reliable when buying a new product than getting to know someone’s firsthand experience with the same product? However, the whole motive of helpful customer reviews can get marred by fakes. Therefore, in a bid to strangulate such false reviews and uphold consumer trust worthiness,... read more

Amazon announces new $119 Kindle Paperwhite

Online retail giant Amazon has recently announced the launch of a new Kindle Paperwhite priced at $119. The newly-launched Kindle Paperwhite version boasts several attractive new features and a notably improved display.

According to the details shared by Amazon, the new Paperwhite comes... read more

Amazon releases its first-ever Transparency Report

Online retail giant Amazon has released its first-ever Transparency Report. The move makes Amazon the last bigwig tech firm on the Fortune 500 list to release statistics related to user-data requests which it receives from intelligence agencies and governments.

Releasing its first... read more

Amazon competing with Google to store Data on Human DNA

Amazon.com Inc is competing with Google Inc to enable data storage on human DNA. Amazon will pave the way for scientists to come up with medical discoveries and gain market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018.

Interviews with researchers, industry consultants... read more

In an enlarging milieu of shipping and logistics services, with Uber testing its local delivery service, Postmates collaborating with McDonald's and Starbucks and Walmart test running an unlimited and super economical shipping service, Amazon too, is competitively expanding its Prime Now... read more

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