Amazon Courts Low-Income Customers With Deep Prime Discount


Amazon has introduced a Prime membership priced at $5.99 monthly for people on government assistance who have a valid EBT card. A Prime membership ordinarily costs $10.99 per month, or $99 per year. The EBT card is used to disburse funds for a variety of government assistance programs, including TANF, SNAP and WIC. Consumers have to qualify for the discount program every 12 months, and may take advantage of it for up to four years. Prime offers unlimited fast, free two-day shipping on more than 50 million eligible items, and other benefits.

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Walmart Tests 2-Day Subscription Shipping


Walmart on Thursday began testing a two-day unlimited shipping service priced at $49 a year. Subscribers will get more than a million items, including the most commonly purchased items on Walmart.com, delivered to their door in two days or fewer, Walmart spokesperson Bao Nguyen said. “Customers will continue to enjoy their two favorite features — no minimum order requirements and free returns online and in stores.” The service, called “ShippingPass,” launched last year as a three-day shipping pilot program with a $50 annual subscription fee.

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Tesla unveils more affordable Model 3, gives glimpse at Apple's future auto competition

Article Image Tesla on Thursday night unveiled the long-awaited Model 3, its first electric car to be priced for the general public instead of rich sports and luxury car buyers.

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'iPhone SE' rumors spark hopes that Apple will continue to sell iPhone 5s at $350 or less

Article Image Analysts on Wall Street expect the new 4-inch “iPhone SE” may be priced at $450, taking the place of the entry-level iPhone 5s. But if Apple were to keep the iPhone 5s around at a cheaper price, it could allow the company to tap into new markets.

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New 4-inch iPhone to run Apple's A9 chip, 'iPad Air 3' to sport A9X – report

Article Image Though they are expected to be priced as mid-range products, Apple’s latest iPhone and iPad updates will run the same latest-generation processors as their flagship counterparts, a new report reveals.

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Review: SteelSeries Nimbus is the best gaming controller for Apple TV and iPad

Article Image Comfortable, competitively priced and featuring a Lightning port for recharging, the SteelSeries Nimbus is the best iOS-compatible gaming controller we’ve ever tested, and it’s the best option to pair with your new fourth-generation Apple TV. But without a clamp to hold an iPhone, it should be the go-to choice for Apple TV and iPad gamers only.

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App Store puts 100 iOS titles on sale for 99 cents, YouTube app updated with 'vertical video' support

In a pair of iOS App Store developments on Thursday, Apple put a collection of 100 titles up for sale priced at 99 cents each, while Google updated YouTube for iOS to make the “vertical video” viewing experience a bit more bearable.

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Highfive Offers Easy, Breezy Videoconferencing Handoffs


Highfive on Tuesday released a product priced to put high-quality videoconferencing in any room in any company. The product, also named “Highfive,” is a $799 device that connects to a TV and the Internet and can create video conferences in HD with high-fidelity sound. Highfive seamlessly integrates mobile devices with its conferences. “What they’ve done really well is allow companies to deploy videoconferencing from any device and in any conference room right out of the box to the cloud,” said Forrester analyst Phil Karcher.

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