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Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon Key bundle launched with security camera and smart door lock that lets couriers unlock your door; price starts at $250, preorder today, available Nov. 8   —  The new in-home service will roll out to 37 US metro areas next month and eventually allow you to let in a dog walker or house cleaner, too.
Oct 25, 2017, 7:25 AMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Walmart says customers can now start shopping for 2M+ Walmart items on Google Home devices   —  The two companies teamed up in August to take on Amazon and its Echo.  —  Voice shopping with Walmart and Google is officially here.  —  The world's largest retailer in August said it would start offering …
Oct 4, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Interview with Alexa executives on the digital assistant's personality, history, and smart home capabilities   —  A Cornell University study from May called “Alexa is my new BFF” proves the point.  Researchers analyzed 587 customer reviews of the Amazon Echo smart speaker, powered by the Alexa voice assistant.
Aug 30, 2017, 8:00 AMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Verizon delays Bixby Amazon shopping feature in Samsung Galaxy S8   —  A new camera feature on the Galaxy S8 that recognizes bar codes and products was delayed on Verizon phones.  —  The Samsung Galaxy S8 launched today, but Verizon customers won't be getting the phone's full experience just yet.
Apr 22, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
eBay announces 3-day guaranteed-delivery program for 20M+ items, rolling out in US this summer   —  The e-retailer introduced a three-day Guaranteed Delivery program, heating up the battle over quicker shipping.  —  Fast shipping is — finally — no longer all about Amazon.
Mar 20, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon is rolling out Spanish option for Amazon.com in the US, the first time it has offered a non-English language on its flagship site since launch   —  The e-commerce giant's flagship site will offer a second language to appeal to Spanish speakers in the US.
Mar 9, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon plans to spend $1.49B to create its first worldwide air cargo hub in Hebron, Kentucky, says the hub will create up to 2.7K new full- and part-time jobs   —  The investment, which could create over 2,000 new jobs, points to Amazon's continued ambitions to expand in shipping and logistics.
Feb 1, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
eBay announces an authentication program for high-end products, offering verification for a fee in an effort to reduce counterfeit goods on site   —  The new program will create a network of authenticators to make it easier to sell big-ticket items online and keep out fakes.
Jan 12, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
IHS estimates iPhone 7 $649 base model costs Apple $225 to make, up 18% YoY   —  According to a new teardown from IHS Markit, the cost of the new device jumped about 18 percent from last year's model.  —  James Martin/CNET  —  All that new tech crammed into the new iPhone 7 isn't coming cheap for Apple.
Sep 20, 2016, 7:10 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
eBay acquires AI and machine-learning company Expertmaker to help organize its listings   —  eBay boosts its big-data brain with Expertmaker buy  —  Expertmaker's AI and machine-learning software could help eBay organize its 900 million listings.
May 5, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context

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