Amazon Prime Members to Get 'Special Savings' at Whole Foods

Amazon said Prime ‘will become Whole Foods Market’s customer rewards program’ in the future and that members will get ‘special savings and other in-store benefits.’

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With Echo Dot at Bat, Amazon Scores Prime Day Home Run


Amazon has hailed its third-annual Prime Day promotion as its single biggest global shopping event ever. The sales event, held earlier this week, reached $1 billion in sales, according to some estimates, surpassing year-ago sales by 60 percent and beating the company’s prior Black Friday and Cyber Monday records. More members joined Prime on this year’s Prime Day than on any other single day in the company’s history, Amazon said, although it did not release any figures to back up that claim.

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9 ways to score Amazon Prime at a discount

If you have $99 to spare, one of the best deals on the internet is Amazon Prime. Its benefits are beyond compare, and you earn them the second you sign up, so it’s no surprise that an estimated 80 million people in the U.S. already have, according to the securities research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/08/9-ways-to-score-amazon-prime-at-discount.html

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Amazon Starts the Clock on Prime Day Hoopla


Amazon has set its third annual Prime Day promotion for July 11, promising its biggest-ever promotion with 30 hours of deals starting at 6:00 p.m. PT on July 10. The company has expanded the event to China, India and Mexico, to reach a total of 13 international markets. Amazon will go head-to-head with some of its most important international rivals, including Chinese e-commerce player Alibaba, as overseas sales have become an increasingly important share of the e-commerce mix.

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Amazon offers Prime members more discounted phones

In exchange for the price reductions, Prime members who opt for one of these phones will have to deal with personalized offers and ads displayed on the lock screen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/28/amazon-offers-prime-members-more-discounted-phones.html

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Amazon launches 'Reload' to give Prime members more cash to spend

Amazon Reload offers Prime members a way to score extra funds if they make a few simple adjustments to the way they shop. So if you load up your Amazon gift card account via a debit card, Amazon will boost your funds by two percent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/amazon-launches-reload-to-give-prime-members-more-cash-to-spend.html

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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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Apple didn't just fix its dongle hell problem with a miraculous new connector

It takes a lot of courage to make changes that customers may like, and Apple is one prime example of that.

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A restaurant in San Fransisco is plating food on iPads

With a prime location in San Francisco’s Financial District, Quince is widely heralded as one of the city’s finest restaurants.

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From high-flying dream to reality: Amazon fulfills its first order using a drone

Amazon Prime has taken to the skies. In an impressive first for the online retail giant, a drone has officially made an air delivery as part of a journey that took just 13 minutes, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Wednesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/14/from-high-flying-dream-to-reality-amazon-fulfills-its-first-order-using-drone.html

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Amazon Throws the Books at Prime Subscribers


Amazon last week launched Prime Reading — a new benefit for subscribers to its US$100-a-year Amazon Prime service that lets them access content for free. That content will come from more than 1,000 top Kindle books, Kindle Singles, magazines, comic books, children’s books, and classic works from writers such as Kurt Vonnegut, Norman Mailer and Gloria Steinem. The content can be accessed on Kindle or Fire tablets, or through iOS or Android apps on mobile devices. Prime Reading currently is available to Amazon Prime members in the United States.

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Ehud Barak wants to revolutionize emergency services with startup Reporty

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak wants to revolutionize emergency services technology with startup Reporty Homeland Security.

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US/Israel bond will endure whoever wins election, says Ehud Barak

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is confident that the close bonds between Israel and the U.S. will continue regardless of who wins November’s presidential election.

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Amazon's delivery drone team will like the sound of this significant FAA decision

Amazon is investing much time and money in its Prime Air drone, which it one day hopes will deliver packages to customers in under 30 minutes. Flying out of the line of sight of an operator is still a major issue, though a recent FAA decision offers hope.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/01/amazons-delivery-drone-team-will-like-sound-this-significant-faa-decision.html

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Amazon's Prime Air Brand Takes Flight


Amazon unveiled its first Prime Air plane during the Boeing Seafair Air Show in Seattle. The company has undertaken an ambitious effort to gain control of its massive distribution network for delivery of goods to its retail customers. The plane, dubbed “Amazon One,” is a Boeing 767-300 operated by Atlas Air. Atlas and ATSG have partnered with Amazon to fly a total of 40 cargo planes under separate agreements. Amazon currently has a total of 11 cargo planes in service on flights in the U.S., with additional aircraft schedule for introduction.

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Amazon wants to turn street lights and even church steeples into drone docking stations

Amazon appears to have a grand plan for its Prime Air drone delivery service. A recently awarded patent suggests it’s looking to turn the top of street lights, cell towers, and even church steeples into docking stations for its flying machine.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/21/amazon-wants-to-turn-street-lights-and-even-church-steeples-into-drone-docking-stations.html

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Amazon's Big Day: All for Prime, Prime for All


Amazon on Tuesday launched its second annual Prime Day promotion, offering tens of thousands of deeply discounted lightning deals for top customers and ratcheting up the e-commerce competition. Walmart and others struck back in an aggressive effort to hold onto their key customers. Prime Day had a slightly bumpy start, with Some customers reported having problems checking out purchases. Amazon tweeted acknowledgment of the issue and said that it was working to resolve it quickly.

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