Amazon working on self-driving car
Published in News
Friday, 20 January 2017 12:18

Amazon working on self-driving car


Alexa take me to the pub

Online book-seller Amazon is working on self-driving cars.

Amazon jumps the gun on EU SHIELD TV
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 21:59

Amazon jumps the gun on EU SHIELD TV


Eur 230 for 16GB, EUR 330 for SHIELD TV Pro 500 GB

Nvidia has announced a new and smaller version of its SHIELD TV console and Amazon.de decided to offer them for pre-orders and reveal the pricing.

Turn off your telly if you use Alexa
Published in News
Monday, 09 January 2017 12:40

Turn off your telly if you use Alexa


You could end up ordering something you don’t want

Amazon’s Alexa seems to have a bit of problem playing nice with televisions.

Amazon robot use increases by 50 percent
Published in News
Thursday, 05 January 2017 12:03

Amazon robot use increases by 50 percent


Metropolis becomes current affairs

In the last five years, the robot workforce at Amazon has increased from zero to 45,000 and most of that was during 2016.

Star Citizen cans CryEngine over Amazon's Lumberyard
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Chris Roberts says cloud computing is the way to go

Cloud Imperium Games has announced that it has switched from Crytek's CryEngine to Amazon's Lumberyard game engine for its anticipated crowdfunded Star Citizen and Squadron 42 games.

Amazon drones on
Published in News
Friday, 16 December 2016 03:36

Amazon drones on


Prime Air delivers package in just 13 minutes

Three years ago, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos described his "vision" for e-commerce in which unmanned aerial vehicle drones could be used to deliver packages to customers' doorsteps.

Bezos diplomatic after Trump meeting
Published in News
Thursday, 15 December 2016 12:15

Bezos diplomatic after Trump meeting


Hatchet buried?


Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump met up with Silicon Valley’s big names yesterday to repair the damage of the election campaign.

Amazon Prime Video becomes standalone product
Published in News
Thursday, 15 December 2016 10:16

Amazon Prime Video becomes standalone product


$2.99 for 6 months then $ / x €5.99

Amazon has just released its Prime Video as a standalone product that is immediately available in more than 200 countries. This is Amazon’s way to fight off Netflix's world dominance. 

Amazon accuses Roku of software SNAFU
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 23:47

Amazon accuses Roku of software SNAFU


Instant video becomes very remote video

UK customers of TV player Roku running Amazon found themselves stuffed and without service yesterday.

Amazon’s “Grand Tour” is a huge success - for pirates
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Clarkson is now most pirated Mercedes driver in history 

The Amazon reboot of the BBC's hit show Top Gear has been a huge hit and won the bookseller millions of views and attracted the attention of pirates.