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Alexa, who’s your favorite Star Trek captain?

View this post on Instagram Here’s what happens when @SirPatStew visits #Amazon to talk about the new #StarTrekPicard, and we drop in on the team that writes jokes for #Alexa. A post shared by Jeff Bezos (@jeffbezos) on Nov 14, … Continue reading

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Video from space processed in the cloud

Amazon Web Services and NASA have demonstrated how cloud-based video processing can distribute live streams from space, with a shout-out from the International Space Station. The demonstration took center stage today in Los Angeles at the annual meeting of the … Continue reading

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Amazon exec expects satellites to boost sales

Why is Amazon planning to put thousands of satellites in low Earth orbit? Part of the motivation is to expand Amazon’s footprint in online sales and cloud computing services, says Dave Limp, the company’s devices and services chief. During a … Continue reading

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Amazon and OneWeb update their satellite plans

Filings with the Federal Communications Commission are providing fresh details about the plans being laid by Amazon and OneWeb to set up networks of satellites for global broadband internet access. OneWeb, for example, is seeking FCC approval for up to … Continue reading

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Amazon begins hurricane relief airlifts to Bahamas

Amazon says it’s completed the first of two relief flights to the Bahamas, delivering tons of supplies earmarked for the victims of Hurricane Dorian. The first Amazon Air cargo plane arrived in Nassau on Sept. 16 with about 19,300 items … Continue reading

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Tech titans face scrutiny over killer-robot tech

Dutch activists are voicing concerns about technologies that could open the way for lethal autonomous weapons – such as AI software, facial recognition and swarming aerial systems – and are wondering where several tech titans including Amazon and Microsoft stand. … Continue reading

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Amazon patents spoilage-sniffing refrigerator

Years after making its application, Amazon has won a patent for a refrigerator that uses cameras and chemical sensors to sniff out spoiled food. But if you’re waiting to get one-day shipping for a fridge that knows your fruit has … Continue reading

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