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Amazon is an octopus — but remember when it only did books?

Amazon is an octopus — but remember when it only did books?

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A-A+ By Makeda Easter and Paresh Dave Los Angeles Times When Jeff Bezos first launched Amazon.com in 1994, he gave himself a 30 percent chance of success — slightly better than the 1 in 10 odds for internet startups. “That’s actually a very liberating expectation, expecting to fail,” he told Time magazine when it named [...]

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Voice Assistants Move Toward Corporate Roles

Voice Assistants Move Toward Corporate Roles

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Investopedia Voice Assistants Move Toward Corporate Roles Investopedia … a speaker that is powered by Siri and is aimed at taking on the Amazon Echo , which uses Alexa . Microsoft has teamed up with Harman International to launch a speaker powered by Cortana, and Google has its Google Home device. Rumors have surfaced … and [...]

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Pandora is betting its future on a new on-demand music service called Premium — heres what its like to use

Pandora is betting its future on a new on-demand music service called Premium — heres what its like to use

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Business Insider Pandora is betting its future on a new on-demand music service called 'Premium' — here's what it's like to use Business Insider Though other on-demand services have customized radio functionality, Pandora's has always been my favorite. In fact, though I'm a Spotify Premium user, I still use Pandora as my primary music service [...]

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Amazons Whole Foods Purchase Isnt Just About Groceries. Its About Everything.

Amazons Whole Foods Purchase Isnt Just About Groceries. Its About Everything.

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Slate Magazine (blog) Amazon's Whole Foods Purchase Isn't Just About Groceries. It's About Everything. Slate Magazine (blog) Amazon was already pushing into the $800 billion grocery business via its Amazon Fresh delivery business, which competes with the likes of Instacart, FreshDirect, and Google Express. So far these services have made inroads mostly in the … [...]

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The rise of music streaming services hasnt killed music piracy

The rise of music streaming services hasnt killed music piracy

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Business Insider The rise of music streaming services hasn't killed music piracy Business Insider Apps like Spotify and Apple Music made the Napsters and Limewires of the world less relevant through sheer convenience — just listen to a couple ads (or pay $10 a month), and you can get all the songs you want, faster [...]

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The biggest radio powerhouse in the US just took aim at Apple and Spotify with a new service

The biggest radio powerhouse in the US just took aim at Apple and Spotify with a new service

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Business Insider The biggest radio powerhouse in the US just took aim at Apple and Spotify with a new service Business Insider iHeartMedia, the 850-station radio giant formerly known as Clear Channel Communications, is going after streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music by launching its own on-demand option. The service, called iHeartRadio All Access, [...]

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Elon Musks Plans For Colonizing Mars Published: How To Get One Million People To The Red Planet

Elon Musks Plans For Colonizing Mars Published: How To Get One Million People To The Red Planet

| June 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Inquisitr Elon Musk's Plans For Colonizing Mars Published: How To Get One Million People To The Red Planet The Inquisitr The New Space website has published Elon Musk's visionary plans for getting humanity to Mars and making the species multi-planetary. And although it sounds like something out of a science fiction … maintain a [...]

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Pandora Premium: the original music streaming giant is ready for prime time

Pandora Premium: the original music streaming giant is ready for prime time

| June 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Verge Pandora Premium: the original music streaming giant is ready for prime time The Verge Pandora is also handling its catalog differently than the other streaming services . While it has access to the same 40 million-plus song catalog as Apple Music and Spotify , it is curating the catalog to get rid of [...]

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Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel

Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel

| June 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Reuters Tesla , others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel Reuters In a report this week on the May 2016 crash of a Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Model S that killed a driver who was using Autopilot , the National Transportation Safety Board demonstrated that users could mostly keep their hands [...]

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Pandoras on-demand music service finally arrives

Pandoras on-demand music service finally arrives

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

TechCrunch Pandora's on-demand music service finally arrives TechCrunch Pandora's long-awaited alternative to Spotify has arrived today. The company this morning announced the debut of a new paid tier to its streaming service called Pandora Premium, which offers a combination of radio-like listening as well as the option … Inside Pandora Premium: How the Online Radio [...]

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