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Microsoft crosses $1 trillion market cap after impressive Q3 earnings  Windows Central · 2 hours
Microsoft has joined the likes of Apple and Amazon among the first companies to hit a $1 trillion market cap. After beating analyst expectations with its FY19 Q3... more
Employees Who Listen to Amazon Alexa Requests Can Access Customers' Home Addresses  MacRumors · 2 hours
Earlier this month, Bloomberg shared details on the thousands of employees that Amazon employs around the world to listen to voice recordings captured in... more
Orbi RBK50's USB port: what is it good for?  Windows Central · 5 hours
Best answer: Officially, Orbi only supports connecting a printer to the USB port for ReadyShare network printing. However, some users have had success connecting a USB hard drive to Orbi... more
41% of voice assistant users have concerns about trust and privacy, report finds  TechCrunch · 6 hours
Forty-one percent of voice assistant users are concerned about trust, privacy and passive listening, according to a new report from Microsoft focused... more
Where's the best place to buy a TerraMaster F2-221 NAS?  Windows Central · 6 hours
Best answer: The best place to buy the TerraMaster F2-221 NAS is from Amazon, allowing you to take full advantage of next-day delivery and great deals. NAS for... more
Amazon Kindle (10th Gen) Review  Gadgets 360 · 6 hours
The Kindle (10th Gen) is priced at Rs. 7,999 in India and has a front light. Here’s our review. more
How to use your Apple TV with your Xbox One  Windows Central · 6 hours
Along with its new original content offerings, Apple is redesigning its TV application and opening it up to a whole bunch of new, non-Apple devices. The Xbox One... more
Where's the best place to by a TerraMaster F2-221 NAS?  Windows Central · 8 hours
Best answer: The best place to buy the TerraMaster F2-221 NAS is from Amazon, allowing you to take full advantage of next-day delivery and great deals. NAS for... more
Report: Amazon gave Alexa ‘reviewers’ access to customer location data, audio clips  9to5Google · 8 hours
Smart speakers are inherently terrifying to many users. After all, an always listening speaker could gather a lot of data on you. Now, a... more
Stacktrace Podcast 033: “Face ID by proxy”  9to5Mac · 8 hours
Another week full of delicious scoops — expanded macOS authentication using the Apple Watch, WWDC news for developers, more signs of AR... more
The Academy won’t change its rules to exclude Netflix from the Oscars  THE VERGE · 9 hours
Netflix, Amazon, and other streaming services will continue to be free to submit their films to the Oscars next year, after the Academy of... more
What's new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in May 2019  Windows Central · 9 hours
A mustachioed Clooney, the determined women of 2018, the hilariously important Fleabag, and so much more coming up on your favorite streaming services. May... more
Audible now offers live customer service through Alexa devices  TechCrunch · 12 hours
Alexa devices just got a new use case: live customer service help. This morning, Amazon’s e-book company Audible announced the first live customer service experience on Alexa devices, activated through... more
Audible launches the first Alexa-powered customer support line  THE VERGE · 12 hours
Amazon-owned Audible now offers a unique form of access to Alexa: voice-controlled customer support. The audiobook subscription service, which Amazon... more
Ford will build an electric pickup truck using EV startup Rivian’s tech  THE VERGE · 13 hours
The Ford Motor Company has announced a $500 million investment in EV startup Rivian, and it will build an electric pickup truck using Rivian’s... more
Wing lands FAA approval, Amazon Key expands to 13 cities video - CNET  CNET · 14 hours
Today's major tech stories include drone start-up Wing's FAA approval, Amazon's Key service expanding the 13 new cities and all 1,150 Kohl's... more
Is the Surface Pro (2017) or Surface Go better for you?  Windows Central · 15 hours
Here at Windows Central we test and review every Surface device released by Microsoft, so we're comfortable comparing products and making recommendations based on what you... more
Vivo V15 Price in India Cut, Now Available at Rs. 21,990 With Offers  Gadgets 360 · 17 hours
Vivo V15 will be sold with the new price tag on Vivo India e-store, Amazon.in, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, Tata CLiQ, and all... more
Redmi Y3 With 32-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications  Gadgets 360 · 18 hours
Redmi Y3 price in India starts from Rs. 9,999, and will go on sale from April 30 via Amazon India, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. more
Starting in July, any Kohl’s store will handle your Amazon returns  THE VERGE · 1 day
Amazon and Kohl’s are expanding their partnership that allows customers of the former to... more
Best Replacement HDMI Cable for Xbox One S and X in 2019  Windows Central · 1 day
At Windows Central, we test hundreds of products and accessories year-round, with a particular focus on Windows, Surface, Xbox, and gaming. We know about... more
You can now take your Amazon returns to all Kohl’s stores  TechCrunch · 1 day
It’s one thing to be able to get everything delivered to your doorstep, it’s another to then have to actually have to leave your home, brace... more
Amazon expands partnership with retail company Casino Group in France  TechCrunch · 1 day
Casino Group and Amazon announced that they're expanding their partnership in France. In particular, there will be Amazon lockers in 1,000 supermarkets and smaller grocery stores across France.... more
Is the Invoke the speaker to pair up with your Xbox?  Windows Central · 1 day
Best answer: The Invoke is a good speaker but the power of the Alexa platform means you're better off getting an Amazon Echo instead. Better choice:... more
Amazon can now leave packages safely in your garage  THE VERGE · 1 day
Starting today, Amazon Prime members in the US can have their packages delivered directly to their garages. Key... more
Voiceflow, which allows anyone to make voice apps without coding, raises $3.5 million  TechCrunch · 1 day
The market for voice apps has opened up — Amazon Alexa’s platform alone has over 80,000 skills as of earlier this year... more
Amazon opens Key delivery to garages  TechCrunch · 1 day
Starting today, Amazon can drop off packages to your garage. Assuming, of course, you’re cool with that. The massively multiplayer online retailer just expanded its Key delivery options to include garage, a feature it announced at... more
Amazon Said to Confirm Closing Its Online Marketplace in China  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Amazon will withdraw its domestic e-commerce marketplace business in China, effective from July 18, Financial Times cited the company to say. more
Amazon and Casino to Roll Out Grocery Delivery in France  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Amazon and Casino said Tuesday they would roll out their partnership in rapid delivery of groceries to further French cities in the coming months. more
Apple Reportedly Spends Over $30 Million on Amazon Web Services Every Month  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Apple is reported to have spent over $30 million a month on Amazon's Cloud services in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019. more
Which is the best Xbox One for playing discs?  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: No, the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition doesn't support disc-based media. The best alternative is the standard Xbox One S. The full package: Xbox One S Battlefield V... more
Anycubic Photon Vs AnyCubic Photon S  Windows Central · 2 days
We spend more hours 3D printing than we do sleeping. Every day we are testing printers, filaments, resins, and accessories to bring you the very best the world has to offer. Right now our AnyCubic Photon... more
Add cheap storage to your Surface Go with this handy guide  Windows Central · 2 days
The Surface Go might just be the best portable 2-in-1 around, available in a couple of different configurations that differ in RAM and storage. If 64GB... more
How Google is beating Microsoft in the cross-platform cloud  Windows Central · 2 days
Image Credit ICT Journal Google's new open-source, cross-platform hybrid cloud solution, Anthos, is positioned to take on Microsoft's and Amazon's lead in computing's new frontier- the intelligent cloud. Microsoft's Azure... more
SiriusXM’s new streaming-only ‘Essential’ plan targets smart speaker owners  TechCrunch · 2 days
Last week, Amazon and Google rolled out free music streaming services to cater to the growing base of smart speaker owners. Now, SiriusXM is going after this market, too. The... more
Top 5 reasons why Netflix should be scared video - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Netflix is the leader in streaming right now, but things are changing with increased competition from Amazon, Hulu, Apple and Disney. more
12,000 pieces of official govt advice added to Alexa and Google Home  Sky News · 4 days
Information on public services - from renewing a passport to the state pension - can now be accessed through voice-activated smart speakers and virtual... more
Amazon to Verify Its 'Flex Drivers' Using Their Selfies  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Amazon is making a section of its drivers take selfies before resuming their duties for the day in order to record and verify their identities. more
Sony reveals next PlayStation details, Galaxy Fold screens are breaking video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
This week's major tech stories include a few details about Sony's next PlayStation, broken Galaxy Fold review units and Amazon and Google... more
Amazon is now making its delivery drivers take selfies  THE VERGE · 5 days
Amazon is now making its delivery drivers take selfies, it confirmed to The Verge, in a bid to... more
Is the Nighthawk AC1900 fast enough for gaming?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: The Nighthawk AC1900 provides a great gaming experience, especially in its price range. Wi-Fi gaming is something that has only recently become good enough for competitive games and this router... more
Capcom Home Arcade now has an Amazon UK link! GO Britain GO  Windows Central · 5 days
Because everything needs a retro console. Because the whole world has fallen into retro-mania, Capcom — the creator of the Street Fighter franchise as... more
Google and Amazon make peace, Facebook collects data without permission video - CNET  CNET · 6 days
In today's top stories Google's YouTube is coming back to the Fire TV, after settling a spat with Amazon. Meanwhile, Facebook says... more
Can the Nighthawk AC1900 replace your Xfinity router?  Windows Central · 6 days
Best answer: Yes, as long as you already have a separate modem or are willing to buy one. Using the AC1900 on Xfinity means you can use the full speed of your... more
We now know 20 of the 40 Genesis Mini titles!  Windows Central · 6 days
This list is not finished until all 40 games are released. With the announcement of the new Sega Genesis Mini came a tease of just 10 of the... more
Sega announced another 10 games for the Genesis Mini! There's an Earthworm!  Windows Central · 6 days
There are so many games we want to see! Sega has finally done the thing we've been waiting for since the launch of the... more
Amazfit Verge Update Brings Alexa Support, Extends Voice Calling Feature to iOS  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
The Amazfit Verge Smartwatch from Xiaomi-backed Huami has received a new update which brings Alexa support as well as voice calling on iOS. more
Amazon and Google End Spat, Agree to Allow Each Other's Streaming Apps  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Amazon and Google announced Thursday they had agreed to allow each other's streaming media applications to work on their platforms, ending a spat over... more
Mueller report is No. 1 politics book on Amazon - CNET  CNET · 6 days
The 450-page report takes four out of the top 10 spots on the Political Conservatism & Liberalism bestseller list. more
Amazon Music’s free ad-supported tier goes live, but only for Alexa users  THE VERGE · 6 days
Amazon has launched a free tier of its music streaming service in the US that is ad-supported and available to use through the company’s... more
Amazon’s one-two punch: How traditional retailers can fight back  TechCrunch · 6 days
The company’s vast power in e-commerce is only the initial, quick jab to an opponent’s face. Data-focused innovations in offline retail will be Amazon’s second, much heavier cross. more
Will Borderlands 3 support cross-play?  Windows Central · 6 days
Best answer: Gearbox hasn't confirmed cross-play for Borderlands 3, but the company has stated that it's looking into it. Shooting and looting: Borderlands 3 ($60 at Amazon) What is cross-play? Cross-play or cross-platform play as it is sometimes... more
Amazon launches ad-supported music service to Echo owners  TechCrunch · 6 days
Amazon today announced the launch of a free, ad-supported music service in the U.S. that will be available to anyone who wants to play free music on their Echo speaker. Until today,... more
The wait is over – YouTube is coming back to Amazon Fire TV  Windows Central · 6 days
Deal includes Fire TV and Prime Video, but the Echo Show won't support YouTube yet. The wait is over! Almost two years after Google... more
YouTube Music is now free with ads on Google Home devices  TechCrunch · 6 days
Following reports that Amazon is preparing to launch a free, streaming music service for Echo owners, Google today announced YouTube Music will be free on its... more
Is Xbox One S All-Digital a good streaming box?  Windows Central · 6 days
Best answer: Yes. Since it supports 4K and HDR video streaming, the Xbox One All-Digital is a great device for streaming. However, the lack of a disc drive does mean... more
Ace AWS and DevOps certification exams with this $69 training bundle!  Windows Central · 6 days
DevOps, which is essentially a software development and delivery method, is increasingly becoming one of technology's most critical fields. Likewise, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is an... more
This is our pick for the best ASUS laptop available today  Windows Central · 6 days
ASUS makes some great laptops, but it can prove troublesome to pick the best one for your needs. We've tested countless models to figure out which... more
The wait is over – YouTube is coming back to Amazon's Fire TV  Windows Central · 6 days
Deal includes Fire TV and Prime Video, but the Echo Show won't support YouTube yet. The wait is over! Almost two years after Google... more
Amazon will reportedly close its Chinese online store - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Shoppers in the world's most populous nation won't be able to buy from local sellers from July, Reuters reported. more
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Audible launches the first Alexa-powered customer support line
THE VERGE
Amazon can now leave packages safely in your garage
THE VERGE
Alexa now works with Apple Music on Sonos, bringing Siri-like voice control
9to5Mac
Amazon’s The Boys gets a new, NSFW trailer and a July 26th release date
THE VERGE
Disney, Netflix, Amazon: The battle for streaming survival
BBC
In a world of Google and Amazon, libraries rethink their role - CNET
CNET
Amazon’s Alexa can handle patient information now — what does that mean for privacy?
THE VERGE
Save on HomeKit Sylvania Lighting, Apple Watch Series 3 LTE from $269, MacBook Pro and more in today’s best deals
9to5Mac
Justice Department says attempts to prevent Netflix from Oscars eligibility could violate antitrust law
THE VERGE
Seven new anime series to watch this spring
THE VERGE
Jeff Bezos wants to take his fellow billionaires to space with Blue Origin - CNET
CNET
This weekend, stream a horror film from the creator of Amazon’s Hanna
THE VERGE
The Tick is still the perfect show for an age of superhero saturation
THE VERGE
Roku CEO Talks About Apple TV+ Going Cross-Platform
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