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Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Inside Amazon, diversity concerns flare up over Amazon's handling of harassment accusations against former Amazon Studios chief Roy Price   —  SEATTLE — Amazon on Friday tried to quell concerns among employees about sexual harassment accusations against an executive, sending an email …
Oct 21, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Amazon and Microsoft partner to let Alexa summon Cortana, and vice versa, by year's end   —  In an unusual partnership, Amazon and Microsoft are working together to extend the abilities of their voice-controlled digital assistants.  —  SEATTLE — The crowded pack of voice-controlled digital assistants …
Aug 30, 2017, 4:45 AMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey working on a defense startup; sources: it's focused on bringing lidar to border surveillance, Thiel's Founders Fund plans to invest   —  Palmer Freeman Luckey was the kind of wunderkind Silicon Valley venerates.  When he was just 21, he made an overnight fortune selling …
Jun 4, 2017, 8:52 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Analysts predict Amazon will become the largest apparel seller in the US this year, and a source says it is exploring selling custom-fit “on-demand” clothing   —  SEATTLE — If future anthropologists want to study the rubble of early-21st-century retail, a good place to start …
May 1, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Sources: Amazon exploring retail store concepts for furniture, electronics, and more, including plans for grocery stores in India's vast market   —  SEATTLE — Last Sunday in Palm Springs, Calif., Jeffrey P. Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, climbed into the cockpit of a 13-foot robot …
Mar 26, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Sony has sold 915K PlayStation VR headsets as of February 19, four months after it went on sale, according to Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Andrew House   —  SAN MATEO, Calif. — There are plenty of people who are skeptical about virtual reality, a technology some have heralded …
Feb 26, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
How Amazon is using Seattle as a testing ground for its experiments in bricks-and-mortar retailing   —  SEATTLE — On a busy stretch of road in this city's Ballard neighborhood, a curious new grocery store is taking shape — and so begins another effort by Amazon to use the residents of its hometown as guinea pigs.
Feb 14, 2017, 5:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
Mark Zuckerberg testifies in Oculus-ZeniMax trial, says “Oculus products are built on Oculus technology” and that he'd never heard of ZeniMax   —  DALLAS — Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, has said virtual reality could be the next big thing in technology.
Jan 17, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Sonos co-founder and CEO John MacFarlane resigns amid growing competition from voice assistants Amazon Echo and Google Home   —  SEATTLE — Over the years, Sonos has weathered competition from better known rivals like Apple and Bose to find a devoted audience among audio enthusiasts.
Jan 10, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
To avoid the mistakes of the past, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has asked LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner to continue running the company, which brings 10K new staff   —  SEATTLE — Microsoft announced on Thursday that it had completed its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, the social network for professionals.
Dec 8, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context

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