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Amazon Set to Introduce New Alexa-Powered Earbuds

Global retail giant Amazon (AMZN) had indicated its plans to improve its audio range of devices with a few moves which will see it be at par with the product lines of major competitors. For start, the retail giant plans to introduce earbuds which will be powered by virtual voice assistant Alexa.Codenamed “Puget” the earbuds will have an inbuilt accelerometer for motion detection, pace speed and the approximate amount of calories burned during a run.Separately, Amazon is expected to also to...

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5 Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks Since 2000

The S&P 500 is the most widely used stock market index as it takes into account 500 of the largest stocks by market capitalization. This position atop other indexes has remained constant for a long time, probably because the index captures the big stocks without taking the specific sectors into consideration.Back in July, the S&P 500 hit its all-time high of about 3,025 and even though its currently not too far from that mark (at 2,992), Fundstrat’s co-founder and managing director,...

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Amazon Introduces Cash Payments for Online Purchases in the U.S. via Amazon PayCode

Easily the largest e-commerce platform in the world, Amazon has decided to give its customers a new cash-focused way to pay for their online shopping even as the world moves into cashless transactions. According to an official press release, Amazon PayCode will now be available to residents in the US who will be able to pay for already-made orders on Amazon.com, at one of many physical Western Union branches nationwide.The partnership between Amazon and Western Union kicked off a few months...

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Amazon Music Streamer Relegates Apple and Spotify with Its New HD Service

Photo: UnsplashAmazon Music has done what other major streaming services are yet to do; the inclusion of an “HD” subscription option into its streaming service. Now Amazon Music is in the league of streaming platforms like Qobuz, Tidal, and Deezer, which can boast of high-quality audio options, though these platforms are “smaller” when compared to Amazon Music. The streaming services that are actually comparable to Amazon Music like Apple Music and Spotify are yet to join the high-resolution...

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Bill Gates Added $16B to 2019 Net Worth Despite Giving $35B to Charity, Says Bloomberg

Principal Founder of the Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates, has been very popular for many years not just for his contribution to the tech space but is also known far and wide for how much wealth he’s been able to amass over the years.Gates who is also known for his many humanitarian efforts including consistent philanthropy, gave away more than $35 billion of his wealth to charity in 2019 alone, according to Bloomberg. Regardless of this, Gates still added $16 billion to his net worth in...

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Amazon’s Secretive Crypto is Facebook Libra’s Biggest Threat: Report

Facebook's much-publicized and criticized crypto 'Libra' will see competition by one of the world's biggest tech companies, Amazon, a report has claimed. | Source: Shutterstock; edited by CCN.Since Facebook announced the Libra cryptocurrency, a couple of other similar projects have been unveiled with all of them being dubbed potential ‘Libra-killers’.They include Venus, an initiative by Binance to 'develop localized stablecoins and digital assets pegged to fiat currencies across the globe',...

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