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People Share Apocalyptic Photos Of Sao Paulo Which Went Pitch Black During Daytime From Amazon Fires

Imagine waking up in the middle of the day only to realize it’s still the middle of the night. Only it isn’t and it’s actually the sky that’s covered with such a thick layer of black smoke, barely any sun rays can get through. Now, this may sound like some sort of apocalyptic scenario but that’s the chilling […]

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Engineer develops AI-powered cat door to keep it from bringing home dead animals

An Amazon employee developed an AI-powered cat door that automatically locks whenever his pet attempts to bring home a dead animal. Ben Hamm, a senior product manager at Amazon, explained how the contraption came to be during a talk at Ignite Seattle last month. After hissweet, murderous cat Metric repeatedly brought him birds and other […]

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Amazon Will Store Alexa Voice Logs ForeverUnless You Delete Them

If youre not creeped out by the omniscient little robot consensually eavesdropping in your house, it might be time to reconsider. Confirming the suspicions of some privacy advocates and a member of Congress, Amazon admitted in a letter to Congress that voice recordings stored by its Alexa in-home assistant devices do in fact remain on […]

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Tumblr User Explained What It Means To Be A Billionaire, And It Will Make You Feel Poor

It doesn’t matter how hard we all try to avoid being materialistic, the thought of becoming a billionaire has crossed everyone’s mind at least once, and there is no need to deny it. And even though not everyone can become one of the world’s richest people, for many of us we only wish to have […]

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How The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Became Amazons Game of Thrones

Married showrunners Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino still remember when they had to fight for snow. The fast-talking team behind referring to Gilmore Girls, the WB drama the couple created and over which they famously battled the network which refused to give them a proper budget for a dialogue-heavy show centered around the close relationship […]

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Video Compilation of Alexas Creepy Laugh Goes Viral

Over the last few days, owners of Alexa-enabled devices have been reporting strange, unprompted laughter from Amazon’s popular voice assistant. The creepy laughter has been trending on Twitter and users have been uploading videos to social media, prompting a response from Amazon who told The Verge, ‘they were aware of the issue and working to […]

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World’s richest 500 see their wealth increase by $1tn this year

Ultra-rich warned of strike-back as global inequality hits a 100-year high and billions of poorer people see their earnings stagnate The worlds 500 richest people have increased their wealth by $1tn (745bn) so far this year due to a huge increase in the value of global stock markets, which are likely to finish 2017 at […]

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Amazon is officially making a Lord of the Rings TV series

The Lord of the RingsWith reports earlier this month, Amazon revealed that it’s creating a series that’s set in Middle-earth and “explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien’s ” and with the possibility of spinoff series. The Lord of the RingsThe Lord of the RingsThe announcement comes several months after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told to […]

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Hear, boy? Pet translators will be on sale soon, Amazon says

Retailer backs futurologists claim that devices conversing in canine will be available in, ruffly speaking, a decade Imagine talking to a tiger, chatting to a cheetah, as Dr Doolittle once sang what a neat achievement that would be. Well, Amazon has revealed that the animal-loving doctors ambition might not be entirely fantasy. Pet translators that […]

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Tech giants face no contest when it comes to competition law | John Naughton

Amazons acquisition of Whole Foods Market ought to be blocked by monopoly regulators, but as long as they keep delivering the goods no one seems to mind The news that Amazon Web Services (AWS) and rapidly became the dominant provider of cloud computing services. And so it went on, to the point where people began […]

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