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Amazon HQ2: 238 places are fighting for the new headquarters

Amazon HQ2: 238 places are fighting for the new headquarters

Amazon recently announced plans to launch a second headquarters and that ignited a firestorm of efforts by various regions and cities to lure in the Internet retailer. We've seen some take drastic measures, such as approving plans to rename a part of the city to 'Amazon' if selected as the site for Amazon's HQ2. Even Canada and Mexico have gotten in on the effort, with some Canadian cities promising everything from fair weather to polite culture.

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Amazon Kindle anniversary discount shaves $30 off price

Amazon Kindle anniversary discount shaves $30 off price

Amazon has discounted the cost of certain Kindle models in celebration of the device's 10th anniversary, a milestone for the popular ereader. The original Kindle device -- angular, ugly, but popular enough to revolutionize the publishing industry -- was released a decade ago as of next month. The celebration has started early, though.

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Amazon Echo Review (2017)

Amazon Echo Review (2017)

Amazon couldn't have hoped for a better response when it created the smart speaker market three years ago with the original Amazon Echo. What once seemed like a vaguely creepy gimmick - a virtual assistant housed in a slender black totem - has gone on to spawn multiple models along with numerous competitors. Now, Amazon has a new version of the Echo for 2017: smaller, and - at $99.99 - more affordable, but can it impress like the original did?

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3DS XL SNES Edition goes up for pre-order at Amazon

3DS XL SNES Edition goes up for pre-order at Amazon

A couple of months back, Nintendo revealed a new limited edition 3DS XL modeled after the Super Nintendo. In the time since then, however, Nintendo has largely gone silent on this SNES 3DS XL, likely owing to the fact that it was focused on the launch of the SNES Classic. That all changed today, as the New 3DS XL Super NES Edition went up for pre-order on Amazon.

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808 Audio XL-V smart speaker arrives with Alexa next month

808 Audio XL-V smart speaker arrives with Alexa next month

808 Audio has just launched its first smart home device, the 808 Audio XL-V. This smart speaker is cylindrical with a tower design and, most importantly, it has Alexa built-in. As with other Alexa devices, 808's new smart speaker allows users to ask for the weather, request that it play music, tell them the news, answer questions, and more.

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This Moto Mod Smart Speaker just popped up with Alexa

This Moto Mod Smart Speaker just popped up with Alexa

Motorola's latest Moto Mod is the Moto Smart Speaker, a device with Amazon Alexa onboard. All Android devices can access Alexa to some degree - with the Amazon Alexa App or through more direct means. With the Moto Smart Speaker, Moto Z devices will be able to access Alexa on the fly - with an extra large speaker, battery, and 4 far field microphones.

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Alexa now lets you go crazy with lists

Alexa now lets you go crazy with lists

We all have different ways we remember things. Some of us are the type of person to set a reminder, others have no problem committing things to memory, and some love to create lists. If you count yourself among the list lovers of the world, then it might be time to get an Alexa device.

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Garmin Speak brings Amazon Alexa and GPS navigation to any vehicle

Garmin Speak brings Amazon Alexa and GPS navigation to any vehicle

Garmin has announced a new smart device that'll bring the best of Alexa into buyers' cars. The device, simply called Garmin Speak with Amazon Alexa, is said to be the first in-car gadget that gives drivers access to Alexa, as well as navigation via Garmin's own tech. Alexa can handle more than just tapping Garmin's navigational database, though.

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Amazon sportswear line may use the same vendors as Uniqlo and Nike

Amazon sportswear line may use the same vendors as Uniqlo and Nike

Amazon, never content with existing as-is, will launch its own line of sportswear in the future, according to sources. These clothes will be made specifically for the Internet retailer, giving Prime subscribers and others an online destination for activity-centric apparel. The sources explain that Amazon has been talking with the same vendor that produces clothes for notable brands like Uniqlo and Gap.

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Amazon Prime monthly subscription gets a big student discount

Amazon Prime monthly subscription gets a big student discount

Earlier this week, Amazon announced that it has slashed the cost of its Prime subscription for students, making it cheaper for students who want to pay on a monthly basis rather than in one lump sum. The discount takes the monthly price down to $5.49 for students, an overall price cut of 50-percent. This discount is joined by a generous trial period.

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Target takes on Amazon through Google Assistant

Target takes on Amazon through Google Assistant

Using Google Express, Target just joined the ranks of an elite few stores able to be accessed through Google Assistant. This means that users will be able to say "OK Google" and order their monthly pack of cookies, or a new pack of socks when their old socks have worn through. This access takes on Amazon directly - as Amazon is one of the only major has-everything stores to not appear on Google Express as of this week.

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Amazon gives teens their own login, but parents retain power

Amazon gives teens their own login, but parents retain power

Amazon is giving teenagers a bit of independence by allowing them to place their own orders under their own login while using their parent(s) Prime subscription. Parents must add their teens (aged 13 to 17) to their Household account, a free process, after which point the teens are able to use their own login more or less as if it were their own independent account.

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