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Google Home vs. Amazon's Alexa: How to make the best of your new smart speaker

12/25 10:18 Anonymous 0

ca explores some of the exciting things you can do so far with your new Google or Amazon home assistant, beyond simply waking it with “OK Google” or “Hey, Alexa.Roku devices work with both Echo and Google Home, but Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire products are restricted to the built-in artificial intelligence produced by their respective parent companies.

Delivery Drivers File Lawsuit Against Amazon for Labor Violations

Delivery Drivers File Lawsuit Against Amazon for Labor Violations

12/22 11:22 Anonymous 0

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Two Washington drivers allege that Jungle Trux and Amazon failed to pay overtime or grant them breaks.On Wednesday, two Washington delivery drivers filed a lawsuit in the King County Superior Court against the intermediary company Jungle Trux for not granting them proper meal or rest breaks.

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Diageo brings its virtual bar to the Amazon Echo Show

12/22 10:10 Anonymous 0

Rather than adapt an existing skill, the name for apps on Amazon’s voice-controlled devices, Diageo has created a new one for the Echo Show.The skill also gives users the option to purchase certain ingredients and 12 of Diageo’s brands, including Smirnoff, Captain Morgan and Johnnie Walker, by directing them to Amazon.

Walmart Can't Stop Countering Amazon: Offers Meal-Kits Online

Walmart Can't Stop Countering Amazon: Offers Meal-Kits Online

12/20 14:22 Anonymous 0

WMT , soon to be branded Walmart officially, seems to be leaving no stone unturned to counter Amazon's AMZN rising dominance.In fact, Wal-Mart's efforts to enhance its delivery services also resonate quite well with the company's strategy of growing its online grocery sales.

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Web browsing comes to Amazon's Fire TV ahead of YouTube ban

12/20 13:17 Anonymous 0

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Amazon has announced that starting today all Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick users will be able to browse the web on their TVs using Firefox or Amazon's Silk browser.Recently Google announced that it was cutting access to YouTube on Fire TV (and Amazon's Echo Show) on Jan.

How to connect Amazon Alexa and Apple Reminders using IFTTT

How to connect Amazon Alexa and Apple Reminders using IFTTT

12/20 02:24 Anonymous 0

The main appeal of HomePod for me is HomeKit control, managing Apple Reminders and Cultured Code Things tasks and entries, and controlling Apple Music and Apple Podcasts playback.I’ve found that most HomeKit accessories also work with Amazon Alexa, so voice-enabled smart home control is relatively easy to do with Alexa.

Amazon patent application points to a service like YouTube

Amazon patent application points to a service like YouTube

12/19 15:19 Anonymous 0

Ben Fox Rubin/CNET
The battle between Amazon and Google escalated earlier this month, when YouTube announced that it would cut access to its service on Amazon Fire TV devices starting Jan.5, which is important because that same day Amazon filed a patent application for an internet service that would allow the transmission of videos, photos and audio files.

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What Concerns Stew Leonard's CEO About the Amazon/Whole Foods Deal on

12/19 14:51 Anonymous 0

What Concerns Stew Leonard's CEO About the Amazon/Whole Foods Deal
December 19, 2017

The growth of Amazon, and particularly its recent acquisition of Whole Foods, has everyone in the retail business worried, according to the CEO of family-owned grocery chain Stew Leonard’s.He gives an example of what information Amazon might be able to get if it offered one of his company’s famous perks.

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Amazon Web Services Launches New Region in France

12/19 00:18 Anonymous 0

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new AWS Region in France is an opportunity for us to speed-up innovation
and ensure a good experience for our users.We look forward to working with our
customers on the migration of their workloads to this new AWS Region.

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Amazon Echo Spot Review: 3 Things I Loved and 3 I Hated

12/18 22:23 Anonymous 0

After spending about a week with the Echo Spot, here’s how I felt about Amazon’s latest smart speaker.Get the latest deals, reviews and recommendations from the editors of TIME: sign up for The Goods newsletter here
Echo Spot: The Good
Attractive, sleek design
Besides the touchscreen, the Amazon Echo Spot doesn’t resemble the Echo Show at all.