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Tags results for 'Amazon'

Amazon is looking to leap to 30 minute delivery with Prime Air drones

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Dec, 2013 03:04 AM
by AlexMuller
The company has been working on the "octocopter" project in secret for months in efforts to ramp up its competition against its rivals.

Google robots may pose challenge to Amazon drones

Posted in Business on 5th Dec, 2013 01:58 AM
by AlexMuller
Google has revealed it has taken over seven robotics companies in the past half a year and has begun hiring staff to develop its own product.

Facebook and Google are Buying Up the Cables That Carry the Internet

Posted in Online on 18th Dec, 2013 02:51 AM
by AlexMuller
Facebook, Google, Amazon and Microsoft have been slowly buying up significant portions of the internet infrastructure.

Google's Chromebook sales surge during holidays, raising big questions for Microsoft

Posted in Business on 30th Dec, 2013 02:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Chromebooks, the minimalist laptops powered by Google’s Chrome operating system, exploded onto the market share this year.

Google’s cloud plan? Undercut all the cloud companies!

Posted in Online on 26th Mar, 2014 04:11 AM
by AlexMuller
Google wants to make its burgeoning public cloud into a standard for developers everywhere. Today it took more steps toward that goal by lowering prices.

Amazon’s Twitch acquisition is about beating Google and Apple

Posted in Online on 27th Aug, 2014 10:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Amazon just spent a billion dollars to help build a business that will make a ton of money selling games, media, and advertisements in the future.

Project Wing: Google's Secret Program for Delivery Drones

Posted in Business on 29th Aug, 2014 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
Google appears to be serious about delivery in the air: getting products from the warehouse to their destination in about two minutes.

Google's Newest Attack On Amazon

Posted in Business on 5th Nov, 2014 12:43 AM
by AlexMuller
Forget disease-seeking nanoparticles and smart contact lenses: Google's putting its real efforts into catching Amazon in cloud computing.

Google is now officially beating Apple in the TV streaming market

Posted in Business on 5th Dec, 2014 10:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Roku and Apple dominated the TV streaming market last year, but now Google’s Chromecast has pulled ahead of Apple to become a front-runner.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' rocket company will test reusable spacecraft later this year

Posted in Hardware on 10th Apr, 2015 02:55 PM
by AlexMuller
Blue Origin announced that it is planning unmanned test flights of its new engine and cargo capsule later this year.

Blue Origin's rocket flies 58 miles high in test flight

Posted in Hardware on 1st May, 2015 05:22 PM
by AlexMuller
New Shepard; the primary rocket from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ private spaceflight venture, Blue Origin, flew a successful test flight.

Can Google Outsell Amazon and eBay?

Posted in Online on 16th May, 2015 09:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Google will launch buy buttons on its search-result pages in coming weeks, a controversial step by the company toward becoming an online marketplace.

Jeff Bezos' Space Company, Blue Origin, now has a Florida launchpad

Posted in Hardware on 16th Sep, 2015 09:25 AM
by AlexMuller
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that his space company Blue Origin will be taking over a launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida that hasn’t been used in a decade.

Blue Origin launches and lands sub-orbital rocket for second time

Posted in Science on 24th Jan, 2016 02:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The space venture set up by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is among a handful of companies working to develop reusable rockets.

Blue Origin hopes to send tourists into space in 2018

Posted in Science on 10th Mar, 2016 04:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Amazon CEO and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos said he hopes to begin launching crewed test flights in 2017.

Jeff Bezos Wants to Build Giant Factories in Space to save the Earth

Posted in Science on 3rd Jun, 2016 10:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Bezos announced that Blue Origin will put $200 million into a new rocket assembly facility and launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Jeff Bezos has designs for larger reusable rockets than the SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Posted in Hardware on 13th Sep, 2016 10:32 AM
by AlexMuller
Amazon boss has revealed details of the big, reusable rocket he has been developing inside Blue Origin space company.

Amazon's $2.5M 'Alexa Prize' seeks chatbot that can converse intelligently for 20 minutes

Posted in Software on 30th Sep, 2016 05:02 PM
by AlexMuller
The Alexa Prize will encourage researchers to come up with great ideas for real-world conversational AI.

Why Google Assistant is smarter than Alexa

Posted in Online on 10th Oct, 2016 11:42 AM
by AlexMuller
Google has spent the last 18 years parsing the data for search queries.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos thinks space can be the new internet

Posted in Science on 21st Oct, 2016 03:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Bezos says that space is the next frontier, a new internet, that is desperately lacking in infrastructure to support new entrepreneurs.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos wants to start shipping packages to the Moon

Posted in Science on 3rd Mar, 2017 07:55 PM
by Alex Muller
He says an Earth-to-Moon shipping route will be key for human colonies.

To the Moon! The Musk-Bezos Billionaire Space Rivalry Just Reached New Heights

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2017 03:56 PM
by Alex Muller
The rivalry between billionaire space entrepreneurs Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos may soon reach all the way to the moon.

Jeff Bezos Says He Is Selling $1 Billion a Year in Amazon Stock to Finance the Race to Space

Posted in Hardware on 7th Apr, 2017 11:48 AM
by Alex Muller
Like Elon Musk of SpaceX and Tesla, Mr. Bezos has identified reusable rockets as key to lowering the price.

Jeff Bezos lays out his vision for building a city on the moon, complete with robots

Posted in Science on 21st May, 2017 07:18 PM
by Alex Muller
'I think we should build a permanent human settlement on one of the poles of the moon'

Buying Whole Foods could complete an Amazon ecosystem a decade in the making

Posted in Online on 19th Jun, 2017 04:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Amazon announced a $13.7 billion deal to buy the Whole Foods grocery chain.

Amazon, Google, and Facebook join $300 million pledge to support computer science education

Posted in Business on 26th Sep, 2017 11:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Tech heavyweights pledged to commit $300 million to funding K-12 computer science programs in the U.S.

Blue Origin: We're taking tourists to space within 18 months

Posted in Science on 7th Oct, 2017 01:50 PM
by Alex Muller
A Blue Origin rocket could take tourists to space by April 2019.

Blue Origin’s Breakthrough Means SpaceX Finally Has a Competitor

Posted in Science on 22nd Oct, 2017 04:22 AM
by Alex Muller
The space company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is one step closer to flying tourists into sub-orbit, and possible even beyond.

Amazon and Alphabet report sales surge

Posted in Business on 27th Oct, 2017 08:31 AM
by Alex Muller
Tech giants Amazon and Google's parent Alphabet have posted a surge in sales over the last three months.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is worth over $100 billion

Posted in Business on 25th Nov, 2017 05:06 AM
by Alex Muller
The $100 billion milestone makes Bezos, 53, the first billionaire to build a 12-figure net worth since 1999, when Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates hit the mark.

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