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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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Prime Now Seen Helping Amazon Gain Vs. Retailers Wal-Mart, Target

Prime Now is Amazon’s one hour delivery service which people can use to order frozen foods, such as pizza and ice cream, and household cleaning supplies. This service is pushing to eliminate the key advantage of physical retailers because the time that you will spend going to the store might just be longer than the[…]

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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[…]

Amazon’s net shipping costs reaches $5B, pushes to build out its own delivery network

Amazon’s net shipping costs reached an all-time high of over $5 billion for the full year of 2015. This was revealed in Amazon’s annual 10-K filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The 51 percent increase in Prime memberships in 2015 is seen as the main reason for this. The company’s membership program which offers[…]

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Meet the Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo is the #1 Best Seller in Home Audio Speakers on Amazon.com where it received a rating of 4.3 out 5 stars. This is a portable speaker that can play music from Prime Music, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and others using hands free voice control. It uses a technology called 360 degree Omni directional audio[…]