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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3D printers are now able to print body parts

One of the most promising cutting-edge technologies, 3D printers are used to print toys, shoes, auto parts, guns, and gears, and pretty much anything you can conjure up. Now, they’re able to print flesh and bone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/3d-printers-are-now-able-to-print-body-parts.html

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Leaked slides imply Intel Goldmont offers 30% better CPU performance, increased battery life

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Intel’s upcoming Goldmont architecture is promising a significant performance upgrade for Atom’s CPU and GPU.

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Facebook Tampers With Gears of Journalism, Ex-Curators Charge


Facebook hired promising journalists in their 20s and early 30s to work on its secretive trending news project but did not treat them — or journalism — well, according to a recent report. The curators served as training modules for Facebook’s algorithm, they said. They selected trending news, and decided which news sites each chosen topic would link to. With more than 1.5 billion users worldwide, Facebook is a potent force for distributing content, and the question an uneasy media industry increasingly is asking itself is whether this is the new face of journalism.

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Apple releases iOS 9.3.1 to fix Web link crashing bug

Article Image Just a few days after promising to fix a bug that caused major crashing issues on iPhones and iPads, Apple has delivered and released iOS 9.3.1 to address the lingering issue.

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Developers receive first Apple TV dev kits, promptly post pictures online

After promising to ship out Apple TV development kits to select developers on Monday, some who were selected to take part in the program have already received their kits.

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First Volkswagen models with CarPlay support to arrive at dealerships this week

After promising support for Apple’s CarPlay infotainment system earlier this year, Volkswagen on Wednesday announced the first compatible 2016 model year cars will hit showroom floors this week.

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Chevron rolls out first gas pumps with Apple Pay support

More than six months after promising to support Apple Pay touchless payments at gas pumps, Chevron rolled out the service at a station across the street from its headquarters in San Ramon, Calif.

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Amazon deploys 10,000 robot workers, a year after Obama’s famous Amazon jobs speech

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Amazon isn’t stopping at its initial 1,000 Kiva robots, with Bezos promising as many as 10,000 will be hard at work by the end of the year. That pales compared to the plans Foxconn has, likely helped by Google.

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