AmazonFresh Pickup in Seattle, allows you do your food shopping online — either at home or on the go — and then collect it when you drop by at a depot in your car. According the promo video above, all you do is select a pickup time when you hit the “buy” button and when you show up someone will be there to load up your car. Future launches are most likely to be in places where the AmazonFresh delivery service is already up and running, which include cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Boston.
“David King’s “Why Trump Deserves Trust, Respect & Admiration” — hit the shelves back in November 2016. It is available for $7.19 on Amazon, where it also is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars. Ranked 536 on best seller list
“Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide,” by Daily Wire managing editor Michael J. Knowles, published Feb. 8, features the image of a donkey covered by the Stars and Stripes. He is a conservative. The book available in paperback for $8.03 and does contain headers and a bibliography. The NY Post says it is Amazon’s best seller.
Amazon continues to invest in eSports, and the company’s latest initiative expands the experience to the types of casual games that many people play on their smartphones.
The tech giant on Monday announced the Champions of Fire Invitational, a new eSports tournament it will host via the Amazon Appstore.
On Dec. 2 in Las Vegas, 16 top gaming celebrities will play five popular casual mobile games and compete for a cash prize pool of $100,000. The event will be live-streamed on Amazon-owned Twitch, as well as via Amazon Fire TV, Amazon.com, and other social media networks. CBS Sports Network will air a two-hour highlights TV show on Dec. 12.
The single-elimination tournament will feature five games: Disney Crossy Road, Pac-Man 256, Bloons TD Battles, 8 Ball Pool and the all new Fruit Ninja Tournament Edition. Matches will only take a few minutes, while each game has a $30,000 grand prize.
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Furniture companies, n particular are using AR apps. AR apps that act like a personalized catalog. Instead of having to visualize how a piece of furniture will look in their home, users can scan their room with their camera and virtually place the furniture in 3D.
Google just announced it would launch a voice-activated home device integrated with Google search capabilities. This would be similar to Amazon Echo, a device that sits in your home and acts as, really, a personal assistant. The Amazon device is powered by Alexa — when you speak to her, she’ll do things like turn on lights, play music and set up your Wi-Fi network.
More and more AR, VR, 3D printing and IoT will enter our homes — and stay. The devices will alter and improve the way we interact with and customize our homes, until we won’t be able to remember a time before we weren’t able to 3D print a new bathroom tub.
The Chinese are selling counterfeit product through Amazon. Sellers are shipping their inventory to Amazon FBA centers, and when an order is placed, Amazon packs and ships the merchandise to the consumer.
The merchandise is also eligible for Amazon Prime and super saver shipping. Amazon even manages customer service and returns through this program 24 hours a day, according to its FBA advertisement. The problem with this is it offers Chinese counterfeiters easier access to product information, making it easier to create fake merchandise, send it to the FBA fulfillment centers, and undercut legitimate sellers.The counterfeiters even pay for reviews, generating thousands of positive reviews in a short period of time to add an appearance of legitimacy to their online store. Consumers are the ones who discover the fakes.
Amazon has made it easier for Chinese counterfeiters to do business through their FBA program, and has no effective method or plan to fix the problem and police offenders.
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Amazon has filed a patent application for the technology. The company says it is more secure and less “awkward” than traditional passwords.
Customers would be able to take a picture or a short video of themselves to authenticate payments. Amazon’s facial recognition system would ensure it’s the actual customer – and not hackers, thieves or kids using their parents’ devices – who is making the purchase.
To prove you are real, the system would require you to blink, smile or tilt your head when taking a picture.