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# amazon - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city
# Power Hungry
# Power Hungry

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city

Jan 17th 2018, 5:36 PM 893 Views 0 Comments

The US tech giant says it could build up to eight facilities at Mulhuddart.

# amazon - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Amazon's Alexa won Christmas this year
# Gift
# Gift

Amazon's Alexa won Christmas this year

Dec 26th 2017, 3:29 PM 32,053 Views 36 Comments

The Alexa app was the most downloaded app on Christmas Day.

# amazon - Friday 8 December, 2017

Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal
# Excess
From The42
# Excess

Premier League 'to boost TV matches' in bumper deal

Dec 8th 2017, 12:09 PM 15,623 Views 18 Comments

Football will go head-to-head with popular entertainment programmes on Saturday evenings, according to reports.

# amazon - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'I tell my son: never put out your hand to the white man': What it's like living in the Amazon rainforest
# Brazil
# Brazil

'I tell my son: never put out your hand to the white man': What it's like living in the Amazon rainforest

Nov 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 23,086 Views 19 Comments

A look at how people rely on the forest to give them all that they need.

# amazon - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Amazon's newest service will let couriers unlock your front door
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon's newest service will let couriers unlock your front door

Oct 26th 2017, 8:08 AM 25,327 Views 62 Comments

Amazon has said it will launch a service called Amazon Key next month.

# amazon - Sunday 22 October, 2017

How Ireland wants to become the data centre capital of the world
# Data Epicentre
# Data Epicentre

How Ireland wants to become the data centre capital of the world

Oct 22nd 2017, 4:00 PM 29,946 Views 94 Comments

The government is scoping out possible sites for locating new data centres.

# amazon - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Amazon Studio executive Roy Price resigns after sexual harassment allegations
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon Studio executive Roy Price resigns after sexual harassment allegations

Oct 18th 2017, 8:31 AM 11,623 Views 34 Comments

Hundreds of people across the world have been revealing accounts of sexual assault since the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

# amazon - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war

Oct 4th 2017, 10:20 PM 8,953 Views 8 Comments

The social media giant, and other digital corporations, are lingering and may be set to pounce.

# amazon - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's book removed from Amazon
# What Happened
# What Happened

Hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's book removed from Amazon

Sep 14th 2017, 12:53 PM 22,585 Views 124 Comments

It’s believed many of the reviews were posted by people who hadn’t read the book, in a deliberate bid to lower its rating.

# amazon - Friday 1 September, 2017

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted
# Renca Reserve
# Renca Reserve

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Sep 1st 2017, 11:38 AM 7,866 Views 15 Comments

Brazilian President Michel Temer had signed a decree to allow the reserve to be opened up for private use.

# amazon - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person
# Prime Position
# Prime Position

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the world's richest person

Jul 27th 2017, 5:53 PM 27,836 Views 49 Comments

The entrepreneur leapfrogged Microsoft’s Bill Gates, who’s been at the top spot for the past four years.

# amazon - Saturday 15 July, 2017

The best phone cases that were produced when an Artificial Intelligence bot on Amazon went a bit mad
# Amazon
From The Daily Edge
# Amazon

The best phone cases that were produced when an Artificial Intelligence bot on Amazon went a bit mad

Jul 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 9,306 Views 2 Comments

Looks like we don’t need to worry about robots taking over for a while yet.

# amazon - Friday 17 March, 2017

11 priceless Amazon reviews of gammy St. Patrick's Day merch
# Ooh B Jesus
From The Daily Edge
# Ooh B Jesus

11 priceless Amazon reviews of gammy St. Patrick's Day merch

Mar 17th 2017, 8:00 PM 6,818 Views 0 Comments

“Ooh b Jesus.”

# amazon - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Legendary US blog Boing Boing has written a glowing review of Barry's Tea
# Stateside
From The Daily Edge
# Stateside

Legendary US blog Boing Boing has written a glowing review of Barry's Tea

Mar 1st 2017, 7:22 PM 5,681 Views 1 Comment

Random.

# amazon - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Peru is fighting to save 17 languages that are in danger of dying out
# Mother Tongue
# Mother Tongue

Peru is fighting to save 17 languages that are in danger of dying out

Feb 11th 2017, 8:00 AM 9,578 Views 9 Comments

The native way of life has been wiped out in parts of the Amazon.

# amazon - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in US in next 18 months
# Bricks To Clicks
# Bricks To Clicks

Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in US in next 18 months

Jan 12th 2017, 9:55 PM 16,604 Views 33 Comments

Donald Trump is claiming to have played a role in the move.

# amazon - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Amazon's 'Alexa' device could have evidence on the death of a man found in a hot tub
# She's Listening
# She's Listening

Amazon's 'Alexa' device could have evidence on the death of a man found in a hot tub

Dec 29th 2016, 8:41 AM 23,449 Views 20 Comments

Prosecutors want Amazon to see if there are potential clues on the device.

# amazon - Saturday 24 December, 2016

This is Amazon's grocery store of the future: no cashiers, no registers, and no lines
# Amazon Go
# Amazon Go

This is Amazon's grocery store of the future: no cashiers, no registers, and no lines

Dec 24th 2016, 7:00 PM 17,651 Views 29 Comments

It opens in early 2017.

# amazon - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Amazon is opening a bricks-and-mortar store - with no cashiers or checkouts
# Retail
# Retail

Amazon is opening a bricks-and-mortar store - with no cashiers or checkouts

Dec 10th 2016, 8:00 AM 19,401 Views 14 Comments

The Amazon Go concept involves customers having grocery bills deducted from their accounts.

# amazon - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing
# Dronejacking
# Dronejacking

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:20 AM 8,532 Views 9 Comments

Security experts warn this is the next step for cybercriminals.

# amazon - Saturday 26 November, 2016

12 times Amazon reviews just didn't get Irish products
# Everyone's A Critic
From The Daily Edge
# Everyone's A Critic

12 times Amazon reviews just didn't get Irish products

Nov 26th 2016, 1:00 PM 12,053 Views 5 Comments

“Boring.” – One-word review of Peig.

# amazon - Saturday 22 October, 2016

FBI investigating cyber attacks that crippled Twitter, Netflix and Amazon last night
# State Actor
# State Actor

FBI investigating cyber attacks that crippled Twitter, Netflix and Amazon last night

Oct 22nd 2016, 3:50 PM 13,614 Views 15 Comments

“This is not some hacker sitting in his basement typing away on a keyboard.”

# amazon - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Jaguar used in Brazil Olympic torch ceremony shot dead
# Controversy
# Controversy

Jaguar used in Brazil Olympic torch ceremony shot dead

Jun 22nd 2016, 12:37 PM 27,080 Views 44 Comments

The feline – whose species is the symbol of the Amazon – was shot dead shortly after the ceremony.

# amazon - Monday 30 May, 2016

Amazon has started hiring 500 more people in Ireland
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon has started hiring 500 more people in Ireland

May 30th 2016, 7:39 AM 24,322 Views 68 Comments

The high-tech jobs will be filled over two years.

# amazon - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Amazon's newest Kindle is promising a battery that will last for months
# Long Read
# Long Read

Amazon's newest Kindle is promising a battery that will last for months

Apr 13th 2016, 5:35 PM 11,729 Views 19 Comments

Although it’s likely the price will put many people off.

# amazon - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

The next Kindle could give you a compelling reason to upgrade
# Solar Power
# Solar Power

The next Kindle could give you a compelling reason to upgrade

Apr 6th 2016, 1:18 PM 11,771 Views 10 Comments

A rechargeable cover with solar panels could be a way to charge the next Kindle, which will be announced next week.

# amazon - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

An engineer managed to get dodgy USB cables banned on Amazon
# Port Of Call
# Port Of Call

An engineer managed to get dodgy USB cables banned on Amazon

Mar 30th 2016, 2:39 PM 21,074 Views 13 Comments

And all it took was a fried Chromebook to make it possible.

# amazon - Monday 21 March, 2016

Got a Kindle? Amazon is telling you to install this 'critical' update asap
# Tight Deadline
# Tight Deadline

Got a Kindle? Amazon is telling you to install this 'critical' update asap

Mar 21st 2016, 2:37 PM 31,797 Views 7 Comments

Users are recommended to install a ‘critical software update’ otherwise certain devices won’t be able to connect online.

# amazon - Friday 18 March, 2016

An Oscar winner will be among the big hitters attending this animation festival
# Animation Dingle
# Animation Dingle

An Oscar winner will be among the big hitters attending this animation festival

Mar 18th 2016, 6:01 AM 7,329 Views 0 Comments

Representatives from from Disney, Nickelodeon and the BBC will be at Animation Dingle later today.

# amazon - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Book by infamous Canadian serial killer removed from Amazon
# Robert Pickton
# Robert Pickton

Book by infamous Canadian serial killer removed from Amazon

Feb 23rd 2016, 4:13 PM 13,220 Views 22 Comments

Robert Pickton was convicted of murdering six women in 2007.

# amazon - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'
# Giddy Up
From Business ETC
# Giddy Up

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'

Jan 19th 2016, 2:10 PM 19,247 Views 34 Comments

It’s because these drones will be able to sense and avoid obstacles that may cross their path.

# amazon - Friday 1 January, 2016

16 of the stupidest things people have actually bought while drunk-shopping online
# Click
From The Daily Edge
# Click

16 of the stupidest things people have actually bought while drunk-shopping online

Jan 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 13,517 Views 3 Comments

Don’t drink and shop, kids.

# amazon - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

17 bad Amazon movie reviews that are accidentally hilarious
# Too Many Monsters
From The Daily Edge
# Too Many Monsters

17 bad Amazon movie reviews that are accidentally hilarious

Dec 30th 2015, 4:15 PM 8,449 Views 0 Comments

“There were no wolves in this movie.”

# amazon - Friday 18 December, 2015

British man killed in Peru 'during shamanic ceremony'
# Hallucinogenic Drugs
# Hallucinogenic Drugs

British man killed in Peru 'during shamanic ceremony'

Dec 18th 2015, 2:07 PM 25,620 Views 0 Comments

A Canadian man is being held by police.

# amazon - Monday 30 November, 2015

Amazon gives us a clearer look at how its drones are going to work
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Amazon gives us a clearer look at how its drones are going to work

Nov 30th 2015, 8:56 AM 15,281 Views 27 Comments

Its new prototype drone comes with ‘sense and avoid’ technology to help it avoid collisions, both in the air and on the ground.

# amazon - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Amazon pulls Nazi ads following backlash in New York
# The Man In The High Castle
# The Man In The High Castle

Amazon pulls Nazi ads following backlash in New York

Nov 25th 2015, 9:03 AM 16,783 Views 71 Comments

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the ads were offensive to World War II and Holocaust survivors.

# amazon - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

8 erotic Kindle ebooks that will make you question everything
# Weird Smut
From The Daily Edge
# Weird Smut

8 erotic Kindle ebooks that will make you question everything

Nov 24th 2015, 2:42 PM 5,623 Views 4 Comments

We’re all… doomed?

# amazon - Saturday 21 November, 2015

So what do you need to know before shopping online?
# Safety First
# Safety First

So what do you need to know before shopping online?

Nov 21st 2015, 7:40 AM 18,638 Views 9 Comments

While it is more prevalent than ever before, it’s important to take the necessary precautions before buying anything.

# amazon - Friday 20 November, 2015

This Amazon review of noise-cancelling headphones takes a turn for the creepy
# Hyperx
From The Daily Edge
# Hyperx

This Amazon review of noise-cancelling headphones takes a turn for the creepy

Nov 20th 2015, 8:19 AM 8,011 Views 3 Comments

They cancel all KINDS of noise, apparently.

# amazon - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Amazon is opening a physical bookstore - with a difference
# Turning The Page
# Turning The Page

Amazon is opening a physical bookstore - with a difference

Nov 8th 2015, 10:30 AM 18,693 Views 20 Comments

It will even include reviews from the site.