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Amazon brings its Alexa voice assistant to the iPhone

Amazon is bringing Alexa to iOS devices as part of the company’s main shopping app. This isn’t the first time Alexa has been on a smartphone — third-party apps on both iOS and Android have integrated the digital assistant —…

Amazon to open drive-up grocery stores in Seattle

Amazon is looking at new ways for customers to buy their groceries online. According to permit documents leaked online, the company is working on an “AmazonFresh Pickup” concept, in which customers can drive to a brick-and-mortar location where their previously-placed…

Jeff Bezos wants to set up Amazon on the moon

We haven't been to the moon in a long time, but NASA is eager to return. The Trump administration is also expected to be supportive of new endeavors in the hopes of rallying the nation like the Apollo Program did.…

Down or just me? Amazon S3 downtime causing disruptions across the web

Not you. Amazon Web Services is having issues today causing disruptions and slowness, impacting thousands of websites that rely on S3 for content delivery, especially if you are in certain regions of the U.S. where troubled East coast servers are supposed to mirror content. Amazon is working to resolve the issue but some customers “will continue to experience high error rates” until this is fully sorted.

Amazon to build first air cargo hub in Kentucky

Amazon in mid-January said it would be creating 100,000 full-time, full-benefit jobs in the US in the coming 18 months. Some of those new employment opportunities, we’ve recently learned, are destined for the Bluegrass State.

Voice drives new software paradigm

A great deal has been written recently on the growing importance of voice-driven computing devices, such as Amazon’s Echo, Google Home and others like it. At the same time, there’s been a long-held belief by many in the industry that…