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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[…]

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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[…]

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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Amazon making a strategic move to open bookstores

The news on Amazon potentially opening 400 bookstores drew a lot of attention Tuesday. This news came from Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of General Growth Properties Inc. Amazon opened its first and so far only brick and mortar store, a bookstore, in November. Called Amazon Books, the store is in Seattle’s University Village, an upscale outdoor[…]

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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[…]

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Amazon One-hour Prime Now adds another City

Ever wonder if Amazon can deliver that breakfast for you? Yes they will and the list just keeps on growing for Amazon Prime’s one-hour delivery service because now it services Liverpool. After launching the one-hour Prime Now deliveries in London last summer, Amazon brought the option to Birmingham, Newcastle and Manchester before year’s end. The[…]

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Amazon generates more US Jobs

Seattle- Amazon continues to expand by creating more jobs to the people, in their newly built warehouse in Kent they are now hiring 1200 people to fill in the operations. The facility is quite large and uses state of the art robotics technology, such facility could cost around $100 million. The staff in Kent will[…]