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Smart buttons from Kwik want to give Amazon Dash a run for its money

Press a button, receive your heart's desire. That's been the guiding principle behind the increasingly popular Amazon Dash Buttons. But staying dominant in the space may not be as easy for Amazon now that Kwik has raised $3 million.
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Amazon slapped with more fines over alleged dodgy shipments

Amazon ships masses of stuff around the U.S. all the time, though some of its goods have allegedly broken safety rules in the way they were packaged, leading the FAA to hit the company with some pretty hefty fines.
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Netflix is becoming (slightly) less of a bandwidth hog, but why?

Netflix has earned its reputation for hogging bandwidth, but the streamer's share of peak-period internet traffic finally seems to be on the decline, according to a new report. Meanwhile, Amazon's is on the rise. But what do these numbers…
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Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite is now available in white

Amazon has unveiled its refreshed Kindle -- the basic model is now lighter, thinner, and costs the same as its predecessor. The Kindle Paperwhite is also now fittingly available in white,
Movies & TV

Amazon's 'Transparent' trounced by 'Fuller House,' other Netflix shows in viewership poll

Despite its sterling reputation among critics and awards committees, Amazon's Transparent isn't as popular with audiences as may have been assumed, according to data provided by Symphony Advanced Media.
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Watch this USPS driver deliver an Amazon package Frisbee-style

Well, it's one way to deliver a package. An Amazon shopper recently filmed what appears to be a USPS driver pulling a Frisbee move to get a package from the van to his house. Although it only reached the sidewalk.
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Amazon accused of shipping dangerous goods, faces a whopping $350K fine

The FAA is looking to fine Amazon a whopping $350,000 after it allegedly failed to take proper precautions when shipping a hazardous material by air. The package, containing corrosive drain cleaner, reportedly leaked, injuring nine UPS…
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13 major Kindle Fire problems, and how to fix them

Is your Amazon tablet giving you grief? Is it refusing to behave the way you expect? Take a deep breath -- everything will be fine. Here are some widely-reported Kindle Fire HDX problems and a few possible solutions to go with them.
Movies & TV

Amazon says thank you very much for Mr. Robot after landing season 1 of hit show

Mr. Robot recently took home the Golden Globe for best TV Drama, and now Amazon Prime members can stream and/or download the first season of the critically acclaimed USA network series.
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Amazon’s Alexa may gain ability to detect your emotions, remember conversations

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant may soon get a whole lot more perceptive. Rumor has it that the company is working on a voice-based emotion-detection system, plus a mechanism that'll allow Alexa to remember past conversations.
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Amazon readying for music streaming battle with new stand-alone service

Amazon will soon launch a new music streaming service to differentiate from its current Prime Music offering and compete with products from Apple, Google and Spotify.
Movies & TV

Let the binge begin: ‘Downton Abbey’ season 6 arrives on Amazon Video

Put on a pot of tea and plan your Downton Abbey marathon: The complete series is now available for streaming exclusively on Amazon Video for Prime members. Season 6 of the hit show has just been added.