Walmart, Google Enter Voice-Shopping Fray


Walmart and Google, two of Amazon’s biggest rivals, on Wednesday announced a partnership that will let customers use Google’s Home speaker and a number of voice-assisted mobile devices to shop online at Walmart. Their mutual goal is to eat away at Amazon’s dominant share in the e-commerce shopping space and the smart speaker space, in order to curb the growth of its giant ecosystem, which threatens to smother competition in both industries. The partnership is an indication of just how powerful a rival Amazon has become.

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Samsung offers to buy BlackBerry for $7.5 billion – report [update: BlackBerry denies]

Two Apple rivals may come together in an effort to take on the iPhone, with a new report claiming that South Korean electronics giant Samsung has made a bid to buy struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry for $7.5 billion.



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Samsung officially unveils Galaxy Note 4, Gears S, and new Gear VR partnership with Oculus

With Apple’s ‘iPhone 6′ and ‘iWatch’ announcement looming, Samsung attempted to upstage its rival’s showing by revealing its latest Note phablet, a new Gear smartwatch with a built-in 3G modem, and a virtual reality headset accessory — designed in collaboration with Oculus — at an event in Berlin on Wednesday.



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Rumor: Apple tabs Innolux to fill orders for 4.7" 'iPhone 6' displays

Taiwanese LCD manufacturer Innolux has beaten out rivals Sharp and Samsung in the race to supply 4.7-inch displays for Apple’s next-generation iPhone, a Monday report said.



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