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My colleague Jonathan Vanian has a couple of his highlights and CNET has an even more detailed exploration of what was announced, if you are an Amazon maximalist.Believe it or not, the house drone is not Amazon’s most interesting new feature|Aaron Pressman|September 25, 2020|Fortune
As I type, Amazon is up nearly 1% in pre-market trading, helped by investor enthusiasm for a new lineup of products introduced yesterday.Gold bugs are on the back foot as COVID concerns climb and stimulus-check hopes fade|Bernhard Warner|September 25, 2020|Fortune
After years of rumors, Amazon finally detailed its cloud-gaming service Luna, which lets people stream certain video games to devices like personal computers without having to buy a video game console.Amazon debuted a long list of products today. Here are 3 standouts|jonathanvanian2015|September 24, 2020|Fortune
It also offers simulated quantum computers available through Amazon’s Braket cloud computing service and others.Startup debuts software to help any company use ‘quantum algorithms’|Jeremy Kahn|September 24, 2020|Fortune
Earlier this week, Echelon Fitness unveiled an “Ex-Prime” bike for $500 that it said was developed in collaboration with Amazon.Amazon denies it’s developing an exercise bike with Echelon Fitness|Verne Kopytoff|September 23, 2020|Fortune
The Amazon biography for an author named Papa Faal mentions both Gambia and lists a military record that matches the FBI report.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It looks like Amazon is on track to get additional Pentagon contracts as well.
The Atlantic has reported extensively on the at least $600 million Amazon stands to be paid for handling CIA data.
Netflix and Amazon, two companies responsible for much of our contemporary TV-viewing habits, have taken things to the next level.Binge Watching is the New Bonding Time|The Daily Beast|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Crowd labor platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk operate with few rules and little protection for workers.Amazon’s Turkers Kick Off the First Crowdsourced Labor Guild|Kevin Zawacki|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the tribes inhabiting the district of the lower Amazon indulge in snuff-taking.
In this locality the rubber harvest commences as soon as the Amazon falls which is usually about the first of August.
The buildings are usually grouped together at a favorable spot on the banks of the Amazon or one of its tributaries.
The manati is not peculiar to the Amazon river, being not less common in the Oronooko.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Probably the densest forests in the world are those in the Amazon region of South America.