Here’s How Amazon Could Pull Ahead in Home Automation
A recently leaked image is believed to show an Alexa-enabled security camera in development, most likely by Amazon (AMZN).
Amazon is late to the UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) market. But Amazon Chime could still carve out a significant share of the market.
Ant Financial, Alibaba’s payment affiliate, has recently been building strategic alliances as it prepares to go public later this year.
Analysts believe Amazon’s (AMZN) Alexa could turn more than $10.0 billion in new revenues for Amazon by 2020.
In a recent patent application, Amazon discussed gaze-assisted object recognition technology.
Alibaba (BABA) seems to be countering the widely held belief that its online marketplaces such as Taobao are teeming with counterfeit goods.
Amazon (AMZN) appears to be making steady gains in home and vehicle automation in ways that could hurt Apple (AAPL).
Amazon (AMZN) has announced plans to set up a $1.5 billion large air cargo facility at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
According to a recent report in The Information, Amazon (AMZN) is upgrading its WorkMail and WorkDocs products so they’re more attractive for enterprise productivity.
Amazon (AMZN) recently displayed its delivery drones to attendees of the 2017 South by Southwest (or SXSW) festival in Texas.
Amazon (AMZN) recently partnered with health information services provider WebMD Health (WBMD) to help Alexa users quickly get answers to their medical queries.
Target wants to open more direct competition with Amazon (AMZN) by waging a price war—a game that JD.com (JD) likes to play against Alibaba (BABA), its archrival in China.
Amazon (AMZN) and Oracle (ORCL) have made no secret of their desire to bring each other down in the cloud computing market.
Alibaba’s recent deal with Mattel (MAT) could give way to Singles’ Day 2.0, one geared toward shopping for children.
JD (JD) spun off its digital payments unit, JD Finance, and netted ~$2.1 billion from the transaction.
Ant Financial, a payment services affiliate of Alibaba (BABA), is buying money transfer firm MoneyGram (MGI) for ~$880 million.
Alibaba’s revenues in the Digital Media and Entertainment unit increased 273% year-over-year to $585 million in fiscal 3Q17.
According to research firm Slice Intelligence, 53% of online sales growth in the US in 2016 went to Amazon (AMZN), which is up from 40% in 2015.
One of Amazon’s major cost drivers is shipping expenses. Net shipping costs increased 43% to $7.2 billion in 2016, up from $5.0 billion in 2015 and $4.2 billion in 2014.
Amazon (AMZN) recently threw its hat into the workplace collaboration services ring with the launch of Chime, the company’s version of Microsoft’s (MSFT) Skype for Business.