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Amazon Opinion - Rethinking the production of data

By Opinion 18 January 2018

Werner Vogels, the CTO of Amazon.com, explains how companies can use ideas from mass production to create business with data. FULL STORY >

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Amazon's Alexa being readied for smartwatch and headphone rollout

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 January 2018

Amazon's digital assistant is looking to spread its wings, moving from speakers to other devices, with a jump to smartwatches and headphones expected as early as this year. FULL STORY >

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(RED) version of Amazon Echo speaker revealed

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 November 2017

The smart speaker now comes with a red coloured option, designed to benefit the Product (RED) organisation. FULL STORY >

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Amazon reveals top selling Kindle books of all time

By Staff Writer 16 November 2017

In celebration of its ten-year existence, Amazon has released data pertaining to the top selling books of all time, both for fiction and non-fiction. FULL STORY >

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Lord of the Rings TV series being developed for Amazon Prime

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 November 2017

One series to rule them all? FULL STORY >

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New Alexa home assistants launched by Amazon

By Staff Writer 28 September 2017

The battle for voice-controlled home assistants is far from over, with Amazon firing its latest salvo. Their new range includes the $99 Echo, the $150 Echo Plus, and the $129 Echo Spot , all powered by Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant. FULL STORY >

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Amazon insight - How companies can benefit from the advance of machine learning

By Opinion 7 September 2017

Werner Vogels, the CTO of Amazon.com, explains what the rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning can offer businesses. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Stop waiting for perfection and learn from your mistakes

By Opinion 25 August 2017

Werner Vogels, the CTO of Amazon.com, explains the value of making mistakes as part of the process of innovation. FULL STORY >

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Amazon Echo can be turned into a covert listening device

By Press Release 1 August 2017

New research, released today by MWR InfoSecurity, reveals how the team have successfully compromised the Amazon Echo by exploiting a vulnerability in the device to turn it into a ‘wiretap’, without affecting its overall functionality. FULL STORY >

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Amazon said to have a messaging app on the way

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 July 2017

The online retailer is reportedly taking to the world of messaging, with an app rumoured to be on the way. Perhaps another means of buying things online? FULL STORY >

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Amazon officially unveils the touchscreen-enabled Echo Show

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 May 2017

Leak extensively this week already, Amazon has now lifted the lid on its Echo Show touchscreen device. FULL STORY >

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Pricing info and release date for Amazon's Echo Show leaked

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2017

While Amazon has not officially lifted the veil on its touchscreen follow up to the Echo, a newly leaked image reportedly has showed some details. FULL STORY >

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AWS and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

By Press Release 3 May 2017

Stephen Schmidt, VP, Security Engineering & chief information Security officer at Amazon Web Services, explains the work AWS is doing to help customers with the GDPR as part of their continued commitment to help ensure they can comply with... FULL STORY >

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Amazon opens up Alexa's voice technology to devs

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 April 2017

It appears as if Alexa, or similar voice controlled assistants, could be ported to other devices and products in future. FULL STORY >

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The best (and worst) of April Fools' Day 2017

By Staff Writer 3 April 2017

Often a hit and miss affair, this year's April Fools' had a few noteworthy pranks. FULL STORY >

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