Seagate and Amazon team up on cloud/hard-drive combo
Published in News


Hard drive backs up to the cloud

Hard drive maker Seagate has teamed up withy Amazon to create a $99 1TB external hard drive that automatically backs up everything stored on it to the cloud.

Amazon worker does a Foxconn
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12 stories without a safety net

An angry Amazon employee sent an email to hundreds of co-workers, including Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos before flinging himself off Amazon’s 12-story Apollo building.

AMD’s deal with Google could be a breakthrough
Published in Graphics


Sky is the limit for clouds

AMD’s deal to flog Google its FirePro S9300 x2 GPU for the search engine’s cloud platform probably deserves another look.

AT&T customers can now text using Amazon's Alexa
Published in Mobiles


Companies also form retail partnership

This Saturday, American AT&T mobile customers will be able to send text messages at home and in the workplace using Amazon’s cylindrical and hockey puck-shaped Echo devices.

Google to put GPUs on cloud
Published in Processors


Different flavours

Google Cloud is planning to add GPUs as a service early next year, following Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and IBM’s Bluemix.

Google claims it’s as pure as snow
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Antitrust? On your bike, EU!

Search giant Google said today it denied charges brought by the European Union that it has committed a really mortal sin called behaving in an antitrust manner.

Jobs’ Mob considers price cut on Apple Music
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Too much competition

Fruity, tax-dodging, cargo cult Apple is slowly realising that its Apple Music streaming product is about as popular as the Boston Strangler.

Alexa speaks with Logitech's Harmony Hub
Published in Wearables


Step forward in home automation

Logitech did some pioneering work on the home automation front and its  Harmony line was offering to turn on your TV, speakers and receive stuff with a press of a button. Now with Alexa support, you can simply say "Alexa turn on Netflix" and Logitech will provide the rest of the magic. 

Amazon re-launches Prime Music at lower price
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Tens of millions of songs joining Google Play, Apple Music and Spotify


On Wednesday, internet retail wholesale giant Amazon re-launched its Prime Music on-demand music streaming service into a full-fledged catalogue of tens of millions of songs, with single-user and family plans competitive with offerings from Google, Apple and Spotify.

Intel and Amazon invest in wearable outfit
Published in Wearables


Thalmic labs picks up $120 million

A Canadian based wearable technology company has announced that it has picked up a substantial $120 million investment from Intel Capital and the Amazon Alexa Fund.