Microsoft joins forces with Walmart to take on Amazon with cloud technology

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/17/walmart-walmart-cloud/ Microsoft has announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with retail giant Walmart to help “make shopping faster and easier for millions of customers around the world”. The … Read more

Motorola Moto Z3 Play and G6 Play are the newest Amazon Prime Exclusive Phones

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/21/motorola-moto-z3-play-g6-amazon-prime/ An Amazon Prime membership is a great thing, especially if you take advantage of all of its offerings. The free 2-day shipping by itself makes it worthwhile for many, … Read more

Running Kodi on Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick? You’re at risk from cryptocurrency mining malware

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/12/kodi-amazon-fire-tv-danger/ Amazon’s Fire TV products are very popular with Kodi users, because it’s easy to install the media center software on it, along with any streaming add-ons. Users of Kodi … Read more

How to check which of your conversations Alexa has been recording — and delete them

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/29/check-and-delete-alexa-recordings/ There was concern recently when a couple of Alexa users found that the smart assistant built into their Amazon Echo had not only recorded a conversation they had been … Read more

Amazon Echo secretly records couple’s conversation… and then sends it on to a contact

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/25/amazon-echo-alexa-secret-recording/ There have long been accusations that digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are constantly listening in on and recording conversations, and recent events in Portland, Oregon … Read more

Amazon is selling its face recognition technology to US law enforcement agencies

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/23/amazon-rekognition-facial-recognition/ A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) shows that Amazon has started selling facial recognition software to at least two US law … Read more