Amazon has pledged to “upskill” up to one-third of its workforce in their Upskilling 2025 program, committing $700 million to training up to 100,000 of its employees so as to not make them redundant as AI and other technology replaces them, instead creating a tech-proficient workforce.
Amazon is giving a $10 Amazon credit to any Amazon Prime member who spends at least $10 at Whole Foods by July 16th. The only ‘catch’ (if you can call it that) is that you can only spend that $10 Amazon credit during Amazon Prime days, which are July 15th and July 16th, 2019.
How to detect fake reviews is a real problem in the digital age, and we’ve written before about how to tell fake reviews from real ones, and generally how to spot fake reviews. Now there is a new tool in the fake review spotting arsenal!
Bloomberg reports that Amazon is “poised to unleash a long-feared purge of small suppliers”, and three people familiar with the internal workings have said that Amazon will be purging thousands of smaller vendors.
The nations of the Amazon rainforest have all but lost the battle over the dot Amazon domain (.Amazon), with the governing body, ICANN, saying that Amazon.com’s application for the .Amazon TLD can proceed. The Amazon basin nations, represented by the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) include Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname.
Those Amazon Subscribe and Save options can be so useful! But what if you want to cancel a recurring Amazon order? How do you do that? Here’s how to cancel recurring Amazon orders.
Look on the sidewalk! It’s a toy, it’s a ground drone, no, it’s Scout, Amazon’s autonomous rolling delivery robot! While the Amazon drone project still hasn’t taken off, remote control delivery robot Scout is already making deliveries in Snohomish County, Washington, not far from Seattle.
Last year, somewhat quietly, Amazon and Kohl’s launched a partnership in which Kohls would accept your Amazon returns, no questions asked, and no need to even repackage your return. The launch was in just a few locations, however this week Kohl’s announced that, by July, they are expanding the Kohl’s Amazon Returns program to all Kohl’s stores. Here’s everything you need to know to return your Amazon return at a Kohl’s.
Amazon has announced that they are working on Alexa enabled wireless earbuds (Echobuds? Alexabuds? Earechos?), and that they should be available as soon as the second half of 2019 (Alexa enabled headphone and earphones have been around for a while). However, the term ‘Alexa-enabled’ may be misleading.
Earlier this week we wrote about what Amazon is recording and storing for their use when you talk to Alexa on your Amazon Echo device. We also told you how to delete those recordings. Today we’re going to give you some real-life examples of how such recordings are being used in criminal proceedings. And of course the same can be true for Google Home recordings, Fitbit tracking, and any other smart device that tracks your movements or records your voice (or both).
Usually we are writing about how to add or enable new skills and party tricks for Alexa to show off with your Amazon Echo. However, it may be that you want to remove skills from your Alexa’s list of skills, and don’t want to have to go through the agonizing 4-step process required through the Alexa app in order to disable each and every skill.
The nettersphere is a’twitter with chatter about Amazon’s new free sample program, and people are wondering both how to get free samples on Amazon, and also how to stop getting free samples if you don’t want them. Here’s everything that you need to know.
Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday and the holidays in general, tis the season for online shopping. Have you ever read an Amazon review, and then later searched for that same review, only to not be able to find it? Frustrating, isn’t it? Here’s how to search for a particular review on Amazon.
Countless Amazon customers woke up this morning to an email from Amazon telling them that “our website inadvertently disclosed your name and email address due to a technical error.” And, in fact, that’s just about all the email said, other than “the issue has been fixed” and that there is no need for the customer to take any action.
If you’ve ever tried to buy the latest Apple products on Amazon, particularly products like an iPhone or an iPad or an Apple Watch, or a related accessory by Apple, you may have been frustrated at the limited availability. While older models and refurbs were often available, the latest and greatest was never before sold on Amazon. That all changed this past week, as Apple and Amazon reached an agreement that allows Amazon to sell current Apple products.