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Amazon said to work on recorder for live TV

Amazon is working on a new type of device that can record live TV and stream it on demand, encroaching on technological turf occupied by TiVo, Bloomberg News reported Friday. Bloomberg quoted an unnamed source as saying that the device, internally … Continue reading

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Report: Google to challenge Amazon Echo Show

Google is aiming to challenge Amazon’s Echo Show by releasing its own smart speaker equipped with a screen in time for this year’s holiday season, Nikkei Asian Review reported today. In a report from Taipei, the Japan-based publication quoted an unnamed … Continue reading

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Amazon drone delivered to the Smithsonian

Amazon’s drone delivery service is still in its experimental phase, but it’s already destined to become a part of American history at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum. An Amazon Prime Air hybrid drone is being prepared for display in the … Continue reading

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Amazon patents robot that tosses warehouse items

Robots are nothing new for Amazon’s fulfillment centers, but a newly issued Amazon patent envisions robots that could toss items around those centers. The 27-page patent, published July 17, describes robotic arms or manipulators that can use sensors to identify objects, figure out … Continue reading

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How a dinnertime email saved ‘The Expanse’

The head of Amazon Studios confirms that the plan to announce the rescue of “The Expanse” was cooked up while Amazon’s billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, was sitting at a dinner table just a few feet away from the cast of the fan-favorite … Continue reading

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Amazon patents messaging system for drones

For an earlier generation, one of the sweetest sounds of summer was the music coming from an ice-cream truck. For the next generation, will it be the tune of a delivery drone? That’s just one of the possibilities covered in … Continue reading

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Amazon and Jeff Bezos save ‘Expanse’ sci-fi TV saga

LOS ANGELES — I wanted to start out talking with Jeff Bezos tonight about his vision for settling outer space, but the billionaire founder of Amazon and Blue Origin had other plans. When I asked my first question at a fireside … Continue reading

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