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Amazon’s supermarket with no checkout lines opens in the US

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon has opened its first supermarket without checkout lines for shoppers. Amazon Go, the service is implemented in Seattle, the US has been in testing for the past year. The service uses an array of ceiling mounted cameras to identify

Amazon is offering free Prime subscription to Airtel postpaid customers

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon is teaming up with Airtel to offer free Amazon Prime subscription to Airtel postpaid customers. Amazon Prime membership which is available for Rs 999 per year will be available at zero cost to new and existing Airtel Postpaid users

Amazon to bring Alexa to smart watches, headphones and more

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon is planning to bring Alexa to more devices other than FireTV and smart speakers. The company announced a new set of developer tools including one called the “Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit,” that would allow Alexa to work with Bluetooth

Reliance JioPhone listed on Amazon; but we advise caution

By : CIOL Writers

If you have been endlessly waiting for a Reliance JioPhone, well you might see it as an opportunity. Reliance’s 4G feature phone, which could previously be ordered via Jio’s official website or MyJio app only, is now listed on Amazon India.

Amazon acquires smart-home startup Blink

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon has acquired Blink, a startup that makes wireless home security cameras. Blink announced on its website that nothing will change for its customers at the moment. However, they will continue to operate under Amazon umbrella selling. The financial details

Amazon brings Firefox and Silk web browsers to Fire TV

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon has launched Mozilla Firefox and Amazon Silk web browser on all Amazon Fire TV devices in over 100 countries and territories. The news first spotted by IANS states that with the browser customers will be able to access popular websites

Amazon files for AmazonTube and OpenTube trademark amid feud with YouTube

By : CIOL Writers

The Amazon-YouTube feud doesn’t seem to end soon. After blocking the YouTube app in Amazon Echo Show devices in September, the company brought back the app in early December. However, Google once again pulled off the plug. In midst of all

Amazon is killing its music storage subscription service

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon is planning to retire its music storage subscription service, the plan that enabled Amazon users to upload their own music to the company’s servers. Amazon customers who have purchased MP3s from the online retailer, as well as those who

Alexa will now wake you up with music instead of boring alarms

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon has announced that its Alexa enabled devices will now wake you up with music instead of the boring alarms. So now you can ask Alexa to set an alarm for you either with a specific song, or playlists, artists

OnePlus 5T unable to stream videos in HD

By : CIOL Writers

A new issue regarding OnePlus 5T has surfaced on the official OnePlus forums. A member of the OnePlus forum community was the first to notice that OnePlus 5T is unable to stream content from Netflix, Amazon Prime, Google Play Movies, and

Amazon Prime Video is now available on Apple TV

By : CIOL Writers

At last Amazon Prime Video app is available on Apple TV. The Amazon Prime Video app lets users with a Prime subscription stream Amazon exclusive shows. Apple kept the video streaming service away from Apple TV, refusing to sell Apple’s

Google blocks YouTube from Amazon Echo Show and Fire Tv

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon and Google’s feud doesn’t seem to end very soon. Two weeks ago, Google made the YouTube app available after blocking the app back in September, when the company cited, a ‘broken user experience’ compared to what you find online

Amazon Launchpad, HAX, and Kickstarter announce Startup C-Cube challenge

BANGALORE, INDIA: Amazon Launchpad along with hardware accelerator HAX, and crowdfunding community Kickstarter announced Startup C-Cube, a multi-level challenge for Indian start-ups in Bangalore on Tuesday. The winning startup of the challenge will not only get support from the three organizations

Amazon unveils an AI based camera powered by Intel

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon Web Services(AWS) announced a number of AI tools at its annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas including a $250 AI based DeepLens camera designed for developers. AWS and Intel collaborated on the DeepLens camera to provide builders of all skill

Amazon and Netflix slug it out for the Indian audience

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon and Netflix’s tussle for Indian audiences is getting heated by the day with both going aggressively after original and local content. Barely a week after announcing a partnership with Shah Rukh Khan’s banner Red Chillies Entertainment to bring a multilingual series based on the

Amazon India partners Kickstarter to launch startup challenge

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon India has collaborated with hardware accelerator HAX and crowd-funding community Kickstarter to announce Startup C-Cube – a multi-level challenge for the startups that will commence in Bangalore from December 5. “We are happy to bring Kickstarter and HAX to give

Flipkart and Amazon continue to rule the Indian e-commerce market

By : CIOL Writers

Flipkart and Amazon continue to be the most popular e-commerce brands in India with tied score of 92 for the July-September period, according to the latest RedSeer E-tailing Leadership Index (ELI) report. The story is still the same with local

AWS unveils its AI consultancy program ‘Amazon ML Solutions Lab’

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon Web Services(AWS) has unveiled its AI consultancy program called Amazon ML Solutions Lab that provides customers access to machine learning experts from Amazon who can help them tackle business problems using purpose-built intelligent models. “We can’t wait for developers

YouTube makes a come back to Amazon Echo Show

By : CIOL Writers

YouTube has finally come back to Amazon’s Echo Show after an absence of nearly two months, according to a report from VoiceBot.ai. Google had apparently pulled the video streaming service over the violations of its terms and services. At that time,

Amazon drops plans to launch its cable TV service

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon’s plans to launch an online streaming service have been scrapped because the company believes that it cannot make enough money on the service, as per a Reuters report. A Bloomberg report which came out earlier this year also mirrored