Amazon is the largest Internet company in the world. Originally started as an online book store, there is now almost nothing you can’t buy at amazon.com.

In addition to its ecommerce store, Amazon offers video streaming, music streaming, a publishing company and cloud services. It has also diversified into manufacturing its own branded consumer electronics products, ranging from Amazon Basics cables to Kindle ebook readers, Fire tablets and TV boxes and Echo speakers.

Amazon has its own intelligent assistant, Alexa. Created for its Echo range of smart speakers, Alexa is also supported by a wide range of third-party products, including speakers, TVs, printers, phones, laptops, cars and more. Over 100 million Alexa devices had been sold as of early 2019.

Amazon Stories May 9

New streaming services are launching at an incredible pace, but Apple TV Channels and Amazon Prime Video Channels are platforms that aim to make it easier to manage all of your streaming services in a central application. Read on for a full comparison of both platforms.

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Amazon Stories January 23

Amazon Music subscriber numbers have been revealed for the first time. The company says that it has now hit 55 million subscribers, putting it close to the last-reported Apple Music subscriber count of 60 million.

Amazon Music kicks off 2020 by revealing the streaming service has reached more than 55 million customers globally, with subscriptions to Amazon Music Unlimited growing by more than 50% last year alone. This announcement comes after a year of incredible growth around the world: Amazon Music has grown nearly 50% year-over-year across the US, UK, Germany, and Japan and has more than doubled in our newer countries such as France, Italy, Spain, and Mexico …

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Amazon Stories December 17, 2019

Amazon Echo Buds were supposed to compete with AirPods, but there’s more bad than good

Amazon’s AirPods competitor arrived this year after reports and rumors swirled last spring. Now an in-depth review sheds light on how the Echo Buds stack up to AirPods and other fully wireless earbuds and unfortunately, even at an affordable price point, the bad stacked up to outweigh the good.

Amazon Stories December 10, 2019

Europe says it may need to take tougher antitrust action against tech giants

The European Commission has indicated that it may have to take far tougher antitrust action against tech giants, as fining them and giving them time to make changes may not be adequate…

Amazon Stories November 18, 2019

Amazon expands its free, ad-supported streaming music service to iOS

Amazon is upping the competition in the streaming music industry. The company has announced a new free, ad-supported tier of its Amazon Music platform. Previously this tier was available only through Amazon Echo devices, but now it’s expanding to iOS and more.

Amazon Stories November 5, 2019

Amazon testing basic workout tracking features for its Echo Buds AirPods competitors

Amazon appears to be considering basic workout tracking features for its recently-released Echo Buds. CNBC reports today that a “Fitness” section appeared in the Alexa app on iOS when they connected Echo Buds to their iPhone.

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