Amazon Stories March 20

Alphabet and Amazon are fierce competitors with several areas of increasing overlap. This includes the enterprise cloud market, smart assistants, and now home delivery. Today, the retailer overtook Alphabet in terms of being the more valuable company, with Google’s parent dropping to the third place ranking.

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Amazon Stories March 8

Google’s Chromecast is one of the most popular streaming devices on the market, but buying one isn’t quite as easy as others. Sure, you can walk into your local Walmart or Best Buy and pick it up, or order from Google’s online store, but the device hasn’t been available through Amazon, the internet’s biggest retailer, for years. Now, the one sliver of hope we had is gone…

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

Amazon Stories March 2

As a result of Google and Amazon’s feud, YouTube is not available on the latter’s Echo or Fire TV devices. One area of contention is the availability of Nest smart home products and a new report today details the discussion between the two companies, and reveals possible involvement by Jeff Bezos.

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Amazon Stories February 27

Google Cloud poaches Amazon’s head of Alexa AI research and development

Google and Amazon are fierce competitors over smart assistants, with Alexa having the lead in the consumer smart speaker space, as well as the enterprise. However, the retailer has just lost its head of Alexa AI research to Google Cloud.

Amazon Stories February 26

Amazon is the go-to place for shopping for millions of people, but online shopping still has its caveats. Mainly, you don’t get to see what the item looks like in person, giving you a sense of where it could fit in your home. Thanks to augmented reality, however, Amazon is trying to solve that…

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Amazon Stories February 12

Amazon refunding customers who paid to remove ads on Prime Exclusive devices

After Amazon announced that it would be removing lockscreen ads from Prime Exclusive Android devices last week, some were upset because they’d previously paid to remove those ads. To make things right, Amazon will be sending those customers refunds…

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