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Amazon's AI-Enhanced Grocery Store Can't Handle Crowds
Amazon

Amazon's AI-Enhanced Grocery Store Can't Handle Crowds

The store is plagued with technical problems, according to the Wall Street Journal, including sensors that don't recognize purchases unless shoppers move slowly.
Amazon Will Collect State Sales Taxes Nationwide April 1
Amazon

Amazon Will Collect State Sales Taxes Nationwide April 1

If you're shopping in a state that has a sales tax, Amazon will collect it.
How Small-Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake
Innovation

How Small-Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake

Sears had the chance to beat Amazon at its own game. Instead, it closed stores and retrenched.
Ben Judah
LG Is Putting Alexa at the Center of Your Home
LG

LG Is Putting Alexa at the Center of Your Home

The company debuted new home hubs with Alexa at CES. We heard more of the company's vision for Amazon's digital assistant during a trip to its HQ in Korea.
In Defense of Uber, Amazon and Meritocracy
Uber

In Defense of Uber, Amazon and Meritocracy

Uber's highly competitive culture has come under fire, just as Amazon's did two years ago. Their critics have it wrong.
Steve Tobak
There's No Doubt That Amazon Alexa Is the Next Big Thing
Technology

There's No Doubt That Amazon Alexa Is the Next Big Thing

To take advantage of its voice-command assistant, Amazon has just launched an online hub to make it easy to hook your brand up to it.
John Lincoln
Jeff Bezos Wants to Create a Delivery Service for the Moon
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos Wants to Create a Delivery Service for the Moon

Will there be Amazon Dash buttons in space?
Nina Zipkin
The Craziest Patents by Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google and More
Patents

The Craziest Patents by Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google and More

From Apple's paper bag to IBM's Out of Office email system -- these companies go to great lengths to protect their ideas.
Rose Leadem
Amazon Says First Amendment Protects Alexa Data
Amazon

Amazon Says First Amendment Protects Alexa Data

Amazon is refusing to give authorities investigating a murder access to data from Alexa.
Everything You Can Do With Amazon Alexa
Amazon

Everything You Can Do With Amazon Alexa

'Alexa, tell me a joke.'
Rose Leadem
Amazon Considers Parachutes for Drone Delivered Packages
Amazon

Amazon Considers Parachutes for Drone Delivered Packages

Why risk a landing when a package can be dropped from a safe height...
Politically Charged Boycotts Explained, From Uber to Under Armour
Trump & Business

Politically Charged Boycotts Explained, From Uber to Under Armour

It seems that few are immune to from the goings on in the White House.
Nina Zipkin
5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now
Starting a Business

5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.
Ryan Robinson