The Japanese Fair Trade Commission (FTC) paid a visit to Amazon’s Japanese office investigating whether the company was pressuring its suppliers over prices.
Can hear for someone calling your name
Amazon has been granted a patent for headphones that not only cancel out noise, but also listen for specific sounds or phrases and respond by automatically turning off the feature so the user can hear sound from their surroundings.
Birkenstock says its sandals are made for walking
Online retailer Amazon is losing one of its biggest suppliers because it has been unable to tackle counterfeiting on the site.
You get so much for less these days
OnePlus has been flogging phones packed to the gunnels with software and lots of add-ons for a reasonable price, but one user has complained that his OnePlus 3 also arrived with pre-installed p*rn.
No word on price though
Google is releasing a competitor to Amazon’s runaway speaker success the Echo later this year.
Smartspeaker dubbed Chirp
Amazon's Echo smart speaker has proved a surprise hit and now Google wants to copy it.
Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order for $289.99
While the e-paper book reader's thunder has been stolen by the tablet, e-ink is a lot easer to read and now Amazon has given its Kindle a refresh by scrapping its design and starting with something that can be used one handed.
Want some more high end market
Amazon is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life.
Blaming Obama now
Fruity Cargo cult Apple has spent billions trying to build its own cloud structure and failed and rather than question its own networking competence it is blaming the government.