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Amazon files patent to use selfies as passwords

Soon people can pay in Amazon via their selfies. According to a patent filed by Amazon on Oct. 19 that was published Thursday, selfies could provide the next level of protection for consumers. It argued that a selfie-pay system would be more secure than traditional passwords. It can be true since passwords can be stolen[…]

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Amazon’s Second Brick-And-Mortar Bookstore Will Be in San Diego

Amazon has been rumored to open hundred of bookstores all over the United States. That might still be far off but good new is that they will open their second bookstore on the West Coast. The company will open its latest location in San Diego this summer, according to the San Diego Tribune. The store[…]

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Amazon Prime Now expands to East Bay

Amazon has expanded its Amazon Prime Now to Oackland, California. As we all know, Prime Now is a free two-hour delivery service to Prime members, who can get tens of thousands of essential and other items by ordering through a mobile app. The mobile app can be downloaded from www.amazon.com/primenow. It is essential that one[…]

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Amazon’s Tie-Up With Big UK Supermarket Signals Stronger Push Into Groceries

Amazon just signed a deal with British supermarket Morrisons which is the fourth largest biggest supermarket chain in Britain. This deal brings competition to players already in the region, including Tesco and Ocado. With this deal Amazon now becomes serious about its food delivery service in the UK and can help them improve their strategy[…]

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Amazon joins Microsoft, other tech giants backing Apple in FBI encryption fight

In a recent event, Apple has been asked by the federal government to unlock an iPhone but the company does not want to do so. A California court has ordered Apple to provide technical and software assistance for unlocking an iPhone 5c. According to the FBI, the phone in question belongs to the employer of[…]

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Amazon also owns 7 Clothing Brands

Amazon is not just content to becoming the ecommerce giant of today. The company has spread its wings to take on the apparel market in a major way. The online retailer recently launched seven in-house fashion labels that sell a range of apparel and accessories for men, women and children. Amazon registered its new fashion[…]

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Amazon Raised the Free Shipping Minimum for Non-Prime Members

To encourage users to potentially try Prime Amazon just quietly raised the free shipping minimum for buyers who don’t belong to its fast growing subscription service, Amazon Prime. According to the company, “non-Prime members would have to spend at least $49 per order to qualify for free shipping, up from $35.” Prime could just be[…]

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The Real Reason Why Amazon.com Wants Its Own Delivery Service

(Credits to www.fool.com) Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has built a $100-billion business on a simple principle: make life easy for your customers. The company has consistently invested in lowering prices, speeding up delivery, and improving the customer experience in other ways. It’s hard to argue with the advantages of e-commerce from a convenience standpoint. The ability to order one[…]

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Amazon acquires NICE, maker of high-performance computing software

Amazon has just added another company under its wings.  It has acquired a software company Nice, announced via a blog post on Friday. Nice is based in Asti, Italy which makes software and provides services for “high performance and technical computing.  Nice is best made known for its software EnginFrame that simplifies the accessing and[…]