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Alexa is set to transform the office

Alexa is set to transform the office

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Offices around the world will soon undergo an Alexa revamp – if Amazon has its way. With the rise of smart speakers and voice assisted technology in the home market ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Nov 30th 2017 at 11:31AM
Amazon Web Services launches platform to build AR, VR and 3D apps

Amazon Web Services launches platform to build AR, VR and 3D apps

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AWS has launched a platform for developers to build AR, VR and 3D apps at speed. Announced on the eve of the company’s Re:Invent AWS event, Amazon Sumerian is a ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Nov 27th 2017 at 10:23AM
Amazon Black Friday strikes take place across Europe

Amazon Black Friday strikes take place across Europe

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The biggest shopping day in Amazon’s calendar (along with Prime Day) is under threat, as hundreds of workers down tools. Staff at Amazon’s main distribution hub in Italy are walking ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Nov 24th 2017 at 9:26AM
A stop-start HomePod project prevented Apple from beating the Amazon Echo to market

A stop-start HomePod project prevented Apple from beating the Amazon Echo to market

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Apple missed the opportunity to release its smart speaker before Amazon because it ‘dithered’ over the HomePod development. According to Bloomberg, Apple allegedly cancelled and restarted its smart speaker project ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Nov 22nd 2017 at 10:20AM

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Retailers who can't wait all week begin Black Friday sales early

Retailers who can't wait all week begin Black Friday sales early

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Major retailers are slashing their prices in a bid to beat the Black Friday chaos. The likes of Amazon began rolling back the prices as early as last week in ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Nov 20th 2017 at 9:52AM
Small retailers looking to get in on Black Friday 2017

Small retailers looking to get in on Black Friday 2017

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Black Friday has long been the near-exclusive territory of big-box retailers and online giants, but 2017 will see a greater number of small retailers making the most of the sales ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Nov 13th 2017 at 11:10AM
How smart actually are smart speakers?

How smart actually are smart speakers?

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From Amazon’s various incarnations of the Echo to the upcoming Apple HomePod, smart speakers have captured the imagination of consumers across the globe in 2017. In the midst of the ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 31st 2017 at 10:30AM
Nokia partners with Amazon Web Services to support cloud migration

Nokia partners with Amazon Web Services to support cloud migration

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Nokia has announced a strategic collaboration with Amazon Wed Services (AWS) to enable easier transition to the cloud. As part of the partnership Nokia will support service providers as the ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 19th 2017 at 10:43AM
Amazon to create 1,200 new jobs in Bolton

Amazon to create 1,200 new jobs in Bolton

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Amazon has announced that it is to create 1,200 new permanent British jobs with a new fulfillment centre in Bolton.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Oct 13th 2017 at 10:47AM
Amazon's EU tax fine should be a warning to others

Amazon's EU tax fine should be a warning to others

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Amazon is set to slapped with a tax fine worth hundreds of millions of euros, in the EU’s latest clampdown on tech companies. According to the Financial Times, Amazon will ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 4th 2017 at 10:34AM

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