A year and a half after launching its digital download store, the BBC is preparing to shut it down, offering cash refunds for all purchases, or an Amazon Video voucher for a higher amount.
Amazon just registered some slogans in the UK that are associated with its flagship futuristic grocery stores in Seattle. This could mean the entrance of a no waiting shopping experience in the UK.
Amazon today announced a slightly updated Fire 7 tablet, and a $10 cheaper Fire HD 8. The Fire HD 8 now also comes with a Kids Edition, offering a two-year "worry less" guarantee.
From the Build conference, to hackers with confidence, to games, Microsoft Fluent Design, and the return of OneDrive placeholders, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
Goldman Sachs and Conde Nast have issued the results from a recent survey they undertook amongst millennials and Gen Z'ers. The results show Snapchat and Instagram to be the most popular apps.
Amazon today unveiled the Echo Show - an Echo device with a touchscreen and Dolby-powered speakers, capable of making video calls and displaying live camera feeds from Ring and Arlo cameras.
The latest data from industry watcher IDC suggests worldwide tablet shipments are continuing with their decline year-over-year for Q1 2017, due to increasing pressure from 2-in-1s and detachables.
From Siri's speaker and Alexa's touch, to Android flagships, Teams work, big phish, Edge's edge in business, and an adventure in time and space, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
We've known since November that Amazon is working on a new Echo device, powered by its Alexa digital assistant, featuring a touchscreen and improved speakers - and now, there's an image of the device.
The Trump administration is seeking to modernise the government by creating the American Technology Council, where the President will get advice from tech executives from Silicon Valley companies.
From mixed reality and net neutrality, to speech synthesis, ID@Xbox, CoD WWII, Forza's Hot Wheels, Surface sales, and Amazon à la mode, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
Amazon's very own Alexa can now pause between long sentences, and add a little bit of emotion in her responses. She can also whisper, put emphasis on certain words, or perhaps even censor a few.
Amazon today announced the Echo Look, a virtual "style assistant", which is similar to an Echo except for the fact that it has a camera on it. It's available to purchase with an invitation.
Two months after its announcement at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, the LG G6 has been launched in India and will be sold through Amazon in the country for a price of Rs. 51,990.
Amazon has announced that it intends to open three new fulfillment centers in New Jersey. Specifically, the three facilities will be constructed in Edison, Cranbury Township, and Logan Township.
Amazon has opened up an on-demand service for developers, called Lex. Devs can implement the feature in their apps to take advantage of some of the same tech that powers the popular Alexa assistant.
Twitch viewers may soon be able to support their favorite channels through higher subscription tiers. A leaked email suggests the arrival of two new subscription tiers among other features.
Microsoft and Tencent both invested in Flipkart's latest funding round, as did eBay, which is acquiring an equity stake in Flipkart, and is selling its eBay India operations to its former rival.
You can never underestimate the power of the internet. A teenager in his quest for 18 million retweets for a year's worth of free Wendy's nuggets has garnered support from Microsoft and Amazon.
The withdrawal of an appeal made by Amazon with the US Federal Trade Commission potentially opens the door for parents to claim back money that their children have spent while playing games.
Amazon-owned streaming platform Twitch has announced that thanks to its new transcode stack, it now supports full 1080p 60fps streaming. The feature will roll out to all channels in the coming weeks.
Amazon has launched two grocery drive-up stores in Seattle, enabling customers to place a grocery order and collect as soon as 15 minutes after purchase. The service is in beta testing with employees.
Huawei announced today that it's releasing an update for its Mate 9 handset, which will enable Amazon's digital voice assistant, Alexa, allowing users to control smart home devices and more.
Amazon has updated its Alexa artificial intelligence to allow customers to buy goods from its own Prime Now store. Customers will have to have a default payment and default shipping address.
From exploding headphones and expansive TVs, to Qualcomm branding quirks, Apple's Russian fix, Microsoft's Teams work, and a "two-OS world", it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
Amazon announced today that it is bringing Alexa functionality to the iPhone via the Amazon app. Oddly enough, the feature isn't actually available where you'd think it would be, the Alexa app.
Amazon has announced that developers who build Alexa Skills can now host them on AWS essentially for free. Those who qualify receive $100 credit up front, and possible subsequent payments as well.
Twitch has pegged March 16 as the date when its Desktop App will be available in beta form. Based on the Curse client, this new one brings support for a myriad of community-friendly features.
Amazon's Kindle Unlimited offers access to over a million titles in its book library and also thousands of audio titles from Audible. The service is now making its debut in Australia.
Amazon's Alexa may include voice calling functionality that works between its future devices. The system could function as an intercom service, enabling people to communicate over a VoIP connection.
Amazon has announced its intention to install solar panels on the roofs of 15 of its Fulfillment Centers in the US by the end of 2017. This network will be extended to 50 centers worldwide by 2020.
Amazon's Alexa Fund Fellowship lets universities and their students collaborate with Amazon on audio processing methods, like text-to-speech, conversational AIs, and speech recognition.
After an outage that took down multiple websites and services, Amazon explains an incorrectly-typed input caused the chaos. The company also outlined plans to prevent such problems in the future.
It looks like the US-EAST-1 AWS S3 services are facing some issues and Amazon is working on fixing those, however, many websites globally are now loading slowly or have become unresponsive.
The giant search company announced that its virtual Assistant speaker will finally be available to Brits early this summer. Home is currently exclusive to the US and retails for $129.
Halo Wars 2 is finally available for Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs and you can now get the Xbox One S Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition Bundle for only $299, a $50 discount, and with free shipping.
Amazon has said that it will create 5,000 new jobs in the United Kingdom by the end of 2017. Around 1,500 of the jobs will be technical roles with Amazon's total workforce in the UK rising to 24,000.
Amazon has silently added support for Microsoft's calendars to its digital assistant. Users can now use Alexa to check on their schedules and edit meetings by using voice commands.
Production of Microsoft's Surface 3 tablet came to an end last year, but you can still get one with 4G LTE, 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage for £419.99... although that doesn't mean that you should.
On February 7th, online retailer Amazon quietly killed off its price matching for TVs. But If you have purchased a TV before the 7th, you are still entitled to the Low Price Guarantee.
Apple has hired the former director of Amazon's Fire TV division to take charge of marketing the Apple TV. The decision hopes to restore the device's popularity after suffering declining annual sales.
Amazon has added 'Computer' to the list of wake words that can be used for Alexa-powered devices, such as the Echo and Echo Dot. Now, fans can live out their Star Trek fantasies.
After coming first in a UK customer satisfaction survey - beating the likes of John Lewis and M&S Food - Amazon is thanking its customers today, by offering them £10 off qualifying orders over £50.
Amazon's physical Dash buttons have proven to be such a great success that the giant retailer is bringing them to its digital store. Users will now see virtual Dash button on their Amazon homepage.
In our time at CES 2017, there were a number of trends that stood out. Companies seem to want to put a CPU and a Bluetooth radio in everything, wearables aren't dead, VR is still coming, and more.
Amazon is also getting into the game of voice assistance in vehicles, and while you can already have Alexa in your home with the Echo or Echo Dot, you'll now be able to take her with you on the move.
Lenovo today announced its own version of the Amazon Echo. Called the Smart Assistant, it's also powered by Alexa, and it will come in a Harman Kardon variant as well for $50 more.
The current generation Samsung Gear VR headset that was launched back in 2015 is now selling for just $59.99 on Amazon, which is nearly $40 less than its price on the Samsung Store in the US.
A patent filed by Amazon suggests the company has plans for flying warehouses. Both drones and small aircraft would connect to the ship to replenish stock and deliver goods autonomously.
While the Microsoft Store is offering over £200 of free accessories with purchases of its Surface Book, buyers who prefer a discount on the device can now save up to 10% elsewhere in the UK.