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Tony Romm / Recode:
Internet Association, a lobbying group for Amazon, Facebook, Google, and others, will create new campaign to improve diversity in the tech industry   —  The Internet Association told lawmakers this week that its new campaign aims to “improve diversity and inclusion in the tech industry.”
Jan 24, 2018, 12:30 AMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Amazon acquires advanced threat detection startup Sqrrl, to boost the security of AWS; earlier reports pegged the deal at $40M+   —  - Amazon's cloud business has recently stepped up its efforts to pick up business from U.S. intelligence agencies.  —  Amazon's cloud business has acquired Sqrrl …
Jan 23, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Amazon Go is another manifestation of Amazon's strategy: invest massively in R&D for a moat that no retailer or software-based competitor can match   —  Amazon Go is the story of technology, and so is this tweet: … Yesterday the Amazon Go concept store in Seattle opened to the public …
Jan 23, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Records show Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google spent ~$50M on lobbying US politicians in 2017; Google topped the list, spending $18M+   —  Immigration, net neutrality, taxes and Russia dominated tech's agenda in the nation's capital last year, per new reports.
Jan 23, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Ben Lang / Road to VR:
Windows VR headset and motion controller bundles from Acer, Dell, HP, and Lenovo are discounted between 39% and 52% on Amazon   —  If you've been eyeing a Windows VR headset, you'll be interested to see the huge discounts currently available from Amazon US on every Windows VR headset except for the Samsung Odyssey.
Jan 22, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Uber Eats acquires New York-based Ando, the food delivery startup from David Chang that makes its own food   —  As food delivery hopefuls like Deliveroo and Amazon get more involved in the making of food themselves, Uber's food delivery branch Uber Eats has made an acquisition that could see the company …
Jan 22, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon Go, a high-tech version of a 7-Eleven, will finally open on Monday — with no checkout lines and no cashiers   —  Amazon Go allows customers to grab items and just walk out without stopping to pay.  —  Amazon's store of the future has been five years in the making.  But the unveiling is just about here.
Jan 21, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Jared Newman / Fast Company:
Baidu details DuerOS platform strategy and how it plans to compete to get its smart assistant into third party hardware as it looks to expand internationally   —  Unlike Amazon and Google, Baidu's DuerOS avoids competing with its hardware partners.  —  Baidu's Raven H smart speaker is meant to be noticed.
Jan 20, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon brings voice control to its Alexa app for Android, with iOS coming soon   —  Amazon's slow push into mobile is getting a lot more real this morning with the addition of voice integration into its Android app for Alexa.  Up to now, the app has been little more than a way to manage settings …
Jan 19, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon raises monthly Prime subscription fee from $10.99 to $12.99 but keeps the $99 annual membership option unchanged   —  Amazon is increasing the monthly price option for Prime from $10.99 to $12.99 as it continues to expand the reach and benefits of the popular fast-shipping program.
Jan 19, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context

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