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Is this $32 teddy jacket the 'Amazon coat' of 2020?

While "teddy coats," "teddy bear coats" or "pixie coats" have been trending for a while, the faux fur look has had staying power due to its classic feel. The most popular iteration of the trend is a caramel-colored, oversized jacket with pockets.
Tags: Amazon, Cnn


‘Hunters’ Renewed for Season 2 at Amazon

“Hunters” has been renewed for a second season at Amazon, Variety has learned. The series was created by David Weil, who also serves as executive producer and co-showrunner along with Nikki Toscano. Jordan Peele also executive produces along with Win Rosenfeld under their Monkeypaw Productions banner. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon directed the pilot and is also an executive […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Hunters, Rosenfeld, Alfonso Gomez Rejon, David Weil, Amazon Variety, Nikki Toscano Jordan Peele


£30 record player is fine

Terence Eden found a turntable [Amazon] that cost only £30 (~$40): "I accidentally bought a load of vinyl records. So I decided to buy the cheapest, shittiest, turntable possible," he writes. For firty paands he even gets a USB port to rip the records directly to digital. Is it any good? Not really. It plays records 4% too fast and has the slight stereo shift that come with unbalanced tone arms. But it's not terrible, either, Eden reports. It's fine. Eden conducts a complete teardown on the devi...
Tags: Amazon, Gadgets, Post, News, Eden, Jensen, Terence Eden


Saregama Carvaan sales plummet amid pandemic; company slashes marketing, manpower

Music label and film production company Saregama’s Carvaan physical music player suffered as the lockdown almost completely halted physical retail sales. Even with e-commerce platforms coming back on track later in Q1FY21, only 15,000 units of Carvaan were sold, compared to 198,000 units in Q3FY20 and 74,000 in Q4FY20. Source: Saregama The company said it heavily cut marketing and personnel costs for Carvaan, though it did not specify how much was saved in this exercise — Saregama Managing Di...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Facebook, Spotify, News, Netflix, Saregama, Mehra, Carvaan, Vikram Mehra, Earnings Jun20, Saregama Increase, Saregama Public


Scientists and environmental groups 'alarmed' by huge rise in Amazon wildfires

“It’s a terrible sign,” said Ane Alencar, science director at Brazil’s Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM).
Tags: Amazon, News, Brazil, Ane Alencar


How to Watch HBO Max on Roku or Amazon Fire TV: Streaming Workarounds for Now

HBO Max still isn’t available directly on Roku or Amazon’s Fire TV streaming devices — more than two months after the service’s launch — as the companies remain deadlocked in disputes over business terms. For now, Roku and Fire TV still support the newly renamed HBO app for legacy customers of HBO Now, and both […]
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, News, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, HBO Max, HBO Max on Roku


Amazon region: Brazil records big increase in fires

Images from space show there were nearly 7,000 in July - a rise of 28% on the same period last year.
Tags: Amazon, News, Brazil


This is how you keep your energy costs under control

According to the World Energy Council , the typical American home slurps down about 11,700 kWh of electricity per year. That’s over three times the average global household consumption, far outdistancing  from France (6,400 kWh), the UK (4,600 kWh), and China (1,300 kWh). Somebody’s gotta pay for all that power -- and often, it’s you, our dear American Homeowner. And with summer here, economic uncertainty, and the need to cut costs more critical than ever, those monthly power bills can be ...
Tags: Amazon, Post, UK, News, France, China, Arcadia, World Energy Council


Fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest surge in July, worst in recent days

The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest jumped 28% in July from a year ago, official data showed on Saturday, as some environmentalists warned a jump this week could signal a repeat of last year's surging destruction of the world's largest rainforest. Brazil's space research agency Inpe recorded 6,803 fires in the Amazon last month, up from 5,318 in July 2019. More than 1,000 fires were registered on July 30, the highest number for a single day in July since 2005, according to an ana...
Tags: Amazon, News, Brazil, INPE


I Tried to Live Without the Tech Giants. It Was Impossible.

As lawmakers debate whether Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are monopolies, a reporter recalls her attempt to avoid interacting with the companies.
Tags: Amazon, News, Cloud Computing, Social Media, Smartphones, Software, Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Apple Google Facebook, Computers and the Internet, Amazon.com Inc, Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, Data-Mining and Database Marketing, YouTube.com


UK coronavirus live: England has 'reached the limit' of lockdown easing, says Whitty

Face coverings to be made mandatory in more indoor settings in England; government criticised for ‘shockingly short notice’ lockdown before EidPM delays latest round of lockdown easingWhat are new lockdown rules in northern England?Hands, face, space: Boris Johnson unveils new coronavirus sloganPolice set up Bournemouth beach cordonsGlobal coronavirus updates – live 3.26pm BST Nicola Sturgeon has urged young people to exercise much greater caution going to bars and social events after a spik...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, UK, England, Scotland, Spain, UK News, Greater Manchester, Nicola Sturgeon, Bournemouth, Boris Johnson, Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Port Glasgow, Matt Hancock, Whitty


Coronavirus: Thirteen people now positive in Inverclyde cluster

Amazon in Gourock and a pharmacy in Port Glasgow are being linked to the cluster.
Tags: Amazon, News, Inverclyde, Port Glasgow, Gourock


Did the CIA Torture an Undercover DEA Agent for a Mexican Drug Cartel?

Narcos: Mexico’s first two seasons revolve around the 1985 murder of undercover DEA agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, who was abducted, tortured and slain by the Guadalajara Cartel he was investigating. Mining thrilling drama from reality, the Netflix series is a true story about bravery and villainy that’s overflowing with larger-than-life figures, be it the bold Camarena, the ruthless cartel kingpins Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo and Rafael Caro Quintero, or the resolute D...
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Mexico, Netflix, Geneva, DEA, Cia, Nicaragua, Guadalajara, Russell, Enrique, Mika, Godoy, Quintero, Carrillo


Get $15 off at Amazon when using your eligible Chase credit card

Chase credit card holders targeted for this offer can save $15 on a purchase of $50 or more when using Ultimate Rewards points at Amazon.
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Amazon, Facebook and Apple thriving in lockdown

Apple and Amazon saw sales surge during lockdown, while the number of Facebook users jumped.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, News, Amazon Facebook


Amazon trounces earnings estimates despite spending $4 billion on coronavirus measures

Amazon's revenue during the three months ended in June blew away Wall Street projections, as the company continued to experience a surge in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Amazon Earnings Smash Forecasts in ‘Highly Unusual Quarter’ Amid Pandemic

Amazon easily topped second-quarter earnings and revenue forecasts after the market close Thursday, with CEO Jeff Bezos calling it “another highly unusual quarter” amid the current coronavirus pandemic. “As expected, we spent over $4 billion on incremental COVID-19-related costs in the quarter to help keep employees safe and deliver products to customers in this time […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Jeff Bezos, Amazon Prime Video


Coronavirus: Eleven people now positive in Inverclyde cluster

Amazon in Gourock and a pharmacy in Port Glasgow are being linked to the cluster.
Tags: Amazon, News, Inverclyde, Port Glasgow, Gourock


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had to be told to unmute his microphone to answer a question during the big tech antitrust hearing

"Mr. Bezos, I believe you're on mute," one lawmaker told Bezos as the pandemic forced all four CEOs to dial into the inquiry virtually.
Tags: Amazon, News, Jeff Bezos, Bezos


ITV Hub Looks Beyond ‘Love Island’ to Homegrown Originals

Variety partnered with U.K.-based consultancy Ampere Analysis to delve into the top local and regional ad-supported and pay TV services that are competing with behemoths like Netflix and Amazon. For more, click here. As Disney Plus launched in the U.S. to great fanfare in the fourth quarter of 2019, its reverberations reached the U.K., where, […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Netflix, Itv, Love Island, ITV Hub Plus, U K based consultancy Ampere Analysis


How France’s OCS Is Capturing Young Audiences With Local Originals

Variety partnered with U.K.-based consultancy Ampere Analysis to delve into the top local and regional ad-supported and pay TV services that are competing with behemoths like Netflix and Amazon. For more, click here. In France’s competitive market, OCS, the pay TV service of French telco Orange, has been able to lure more than 3 million subscribers, […]
Tags: Amazon, News, France, Netflix, OCS, U K based consultancy Ampere Analysis


Joyn’s Broadcast Parents are Betting Big on Live Functionality

Variety partnered with U.K.-based consultancy Ampere Analysis to delve into the top local and regional ad-supported and pay TV services that are competing with behemoths like Netflix and Amazon. For more, click here. Germany is Europe’s leading SVOD market, with almost 34 million subscribers, according to Ampere Analysis. While Amazon and Netflix have built up […]
Tags: Amazon, Europe, News, Germany, Netflix, Joyn, U K based consultancy Ampere Analysis, Ampere Analysis While Amazon


Brave New World: Meet the International Streamers Battling Netflix With Local Originals

For the better part of the past decade, broadcasters around the world have seen their numbers erode as viewers turn their backs on mid-budget local programs and acquisitions from U.S. networks and gravitate toward sexy, boundary-breaking dramas with universal appeal from the likes of Netflix and Amazon Prime. In recent years, those broadcasters and telcos […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Netflix, Stan, OCS, ITV Hub, ALTbalaji, Joyn, Shahid VIP


HBO Now Will Become ‘HBO’ App on Amazon Fire TV as of Aug. 1

Amid the stalled talks between Amazon and WarnerMedia over getting HBO Max on Fire TV devices, the two sides reached an agreement on one front, at least: Fire TV users who subscribe to HBO Now will continue to be able to access the service, which is being rebranded simply as HBO, as of Aug. 1. […]
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, News, Amazon Fire TV, Hbo Now, WarnerMedia, HBO Max on Fire TV


Last year for Britain's legendary Argos Catalogue

The UK generally lacks space for big-box stores that sell everything, a la Wal-Mart. That niche in the ecology of consumerism was occupied instead by Argos, which crams a similarly vast inventory into basement warehouses and allows shoppers to order from a showroom. In this showroom are dozens of laminated catalogs featuring all the stuff you can buy, a twice-annual publication that's outlived the Sears Catalog by 27 years. But death comes for all things, and now it has come for the Argos Catalo...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, Post, UK, News, Shopping, Britain, Argos, Wal Mart, Alan Carr, Argos Catalogue


Amazon boss Jeff Bezos rejects claims company acted like a 'drug dealer'

The Amazon boss is questioned by US Congress on one company's experience with his business.
Tags: Amazon, News, Congress, US, Jeff Bezos


Coronavirus: Amazon and pharmacy linked to Inverclyde cluster

Amazon in Gourock and a pharmacy in Inverclyde are among sites being linked to the cluster.
Tags: Amazon, News, Inverclyde, Gourock


Tracy A. Squire’s ‘A Tapestry of Witches’ gets a new marketing push

Fantasy novel follows a group of witches and warriors who must band together to defeat evil INGHAM, Australia, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A family of beautiful witches is haunted through the ages by an abhorrent evil. With their eternal warriors by their side, they battle to defeat an ancient wrong and gain victory for their souls. Readers are invited to see how the story goes in Tracy A. Squire’s “A Tapestry of Witches: Ode to the Warriors” (published by Balboa Press AU in Decemeber 201...
Tags: Amazon, News, Entertainment, Queensland, Simon, Sally, Brisbane Australia, Author Solutions, Squire, Balboa Press, Tracy A Squire, INGHAM Australia, Alan Barkley, Margot Jensen, Jessica Raynor, Abigail Christianson



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