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14 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Is Amazon's Twitch Deal a Huge Blow to Google and YouTube?

YouTube and Twitch Interactive was imminent. That made sense because Twitch's video-based content fits nicely with what YouTube already does and the two combined companies would have cemented YouTube's dominance of the space.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Google Drones Lift Industry Hopes

CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a plan in December to deliver packages by drones , it was widely viewed as a public-relations stunt during the holiday shopping season.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Agriculture, Science, Amazon

Texas Tribune

Space Travel Companies Compete for NASA Contract

SpaceX CEP Elon Musk, right, shows his delight on the return of the Dragon spacecraft as NASA chief Charles Bolden, left, listens on June 13, 2012.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Amazon

Reuters

Google tests drones for deliveries

Google is testing unmanned drones to deliver anything from dog food to medicine.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Thanh Nein News

How is the first robot astronaut enjoying space?

Being an astronaut can be an overwhelming experience, so Japanese researchers are using a robot to see if an artificial friend can help lonely spacemen bear the solitude of the cosmos.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Space, Amazon

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

GoogleX takes to the skies with secret drone project

GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet to Amazon's Jeff Bezos who has his own drone ambitions GoogleX takes to the skies with secret drone project GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet ... (more)

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Related Topix: Amazon, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Wired

Google Reveals 'Project Wing,' Its Two-Year Effort to Build Delivery Drones

Google X, the tech giant's "moonshot" lab, has spent the last two years building an aerial drone that can deliver goods across the country.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon

The Washington Post

Epilogue: Into the Amazon

Amazon has not even started airing its newest round of television shows, and it has already put up a new round of pilots for our consideration .

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Related Topix: Amazon, Education

NewsFactor

Amazon Could Be ESPN of Video Games

Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games. The e-commerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Internet, Science / Technology, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The Motley Fool

Amazon's Fire Phone Fizzles: Here's Why It Doesn't Matter

In all, this appears to be a flop for Jeff Bezos and company. And while many analysts predicted that Amazon's Fire Phone would have a tough time in this market, myself included , let's all pump the brakes on writing the device's obituary.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Apple, Startups, Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ComputerWorld

Wireless competition heats up for CEOs

AT&T's Ralph De La Vega greets Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the Fire Phone launch in June.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Amazon, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

The Stranger

Disney Files Patents for Drone Use in Park Shows

The patents represent three different use cases. In one, illuminated drones will be employed in a replacement for fireworks.

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Related Topix: Amazon

SPACE.com

NASA Nears Choice on Private Space Taxis for Astronauts

The world could know by the end of the week which private spaceship is going to fly NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Amazon

Tue Aug 26, 2014

News10.net

Amazon to acquire Twitch for nearly $1 billionAmazon to acquire...

Amazon on Monday said it will acquire Twitch, a video service aimed at gamers that allows them to broadcast their virtual exploits to others online.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Business Journal

Uplinks: Instagram's new toy, networking tips and GoPro unleashes the hounds

The Back 9 Links is getting a reboot. Welcome to Uplinks, our daily digest of useful, thought-provoking and random items for the entrepreneurially-minded.

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Business News

Amazon has sold no more than 35,000 Fire phones, data suggests

Amazon's Fire Phone was launched in July, after many teaser videos and an expansive unveiling by chief executive Jeff Bezos, who showed off features like its 3D-effect maps and multiple front-facing cameras.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Cameras, iPhone

Entrepreneur Magazine

Basecamp's Rebel Recipe for Success: 5 Ways the Software Maverick Made Millions by Being Different

Want to make a killing in tech, now and for years to come? Don't be cutthroat competitive.

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Related Topix: 37signals, Amazon, Web Design, Arts

TheStreet.com

Amazon.com Takes Twitch for $970M

Twitch streams live webcasts of video games, showing the players' faces in a small window while they play.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Internet, Science / Technology, TakeTwo Interactive Software, Video Games, Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Major League Gaming

Book trade news from Book2book

Amazon Starts Selling Physical Books In Brazil

Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil, two years after it began selling books in digital format in Latin America's biggest country.

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Journalgazette.net

McDonald's struggles to connect with youth

The Wall Street Journal on Monday used data to show the changing tastes of some younger Americans.

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Related Topix: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Restaurant Management, Columbia City, IN, Amazon

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