Amazon Brings Big Guns to Battle Against Counterfeit Products

Amazon Brings Big Guns to Battle Against Counterfeit Products

Pros and Cons Amazon stands to gain some key points with its Project Zero campaign, but its anti-counterfeiting efforts will have little impact on a more pressing problem for Amazon, suggested Emmanuel Frost, CEO of Brand Alignment , an online brand protection company that specializes in removing counterfeit and unauthorized sellers from the platform.

August Adds Wireless HD Video Doorbell to Smart Home Line

August Adds Wireless HD Video Doorbell to Smart Home Line

"Most other video doorbells on the market today are only 1080p, with the exception of Nest Hello, so this is a differentiator for August," observed Blake Kozak, lead analyst for smart home research at IHS Markit , a research, analysis, and advisory firm headquartered in London.

Best VR games 2019: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PS VR and more

Best VR games 2019: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PS VR and more

With PlayStation VR, HTC Vive (don't forget the Pro too) and Oculus Rift out alongside cheaper headsets like the Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, Google Daydream View and Cardboard, you have yourself a huge selection of both high-end and mobile games to choose from.

Oculus Rift Out Of Stock At Some Retailers, Now Available 'Mainly Online'

Oculus Rift Out Of Stock At Some Retailers, Now Available 'Mainly Online'

If you want to purchase an Oculus Rift right now on Amazon.com the VR headset may not ship until after the Game Developers Conference in March. “Rift continues to be available across our channels, at this time mainly online (Oculus.com, Best Buy online, Amazon, etc.),” explains an email this week from a Facebook representative.

Amazon Meshes With Eero

Amazon Meshes With Eero

Amazon has scooped up mesh WiFi network maker Eero, the home network company known for making an easy-to-set-up product that can blanket a home with high-quality WiFi. Amazon announced the deal Monday night but did not disclose any financial details.

Best GPS multisport watches and smartwatches to buy

Best GPS multisport watches and smartwatches to buy

$499.99, Amazon | garmin.com Polar Vantage V Feature check : Multisport modes | GPS | Optical heart rate | VO2 Max analysis | Running power | Smartwatch notifications (coming soon) | Water resistant to 50m | up to 40 hours GPS battery life Natural successor to the Polar V800, the Vantage V brings a new design, innovative features but retains the features that made the V800 so well liked by serious athletes.

Fossil's Gen 4 smartwatches get some big deals love on Amazon

Fossil's Gen 4 smartwatches get some big deals love on Amazon

If you're not a massive fan of that Fossil watch look, Amazon also has deals on sub-brands, like Michael Kors and Kate Spade. These are, however, older generation smartwatches, so lack features like Google Pay and those additional sports tracking features we mentioned above.

The best GPS kids tracker watches 2019: Child safety wearables round up

The best GPS kids tracker watches 2019: Child safety wearables round up

$99, Amazon | angelsense.com HereO V2 The HereO is the first GPS tracking device cleverly disguised to look like a cute, colourful watch, so little ones can show off and tell the time while you keep tabs on their whereabouts via your iOS or Android device.

Oculus Go was a surprise holiday hit for VR

Oculus Go was a surprise holiday hit for VR

Beginning around Black Friday, the Oculus Go climbed up Amazon's electronics sales ranks — the 32GB version hitting spot #39 and the 64GB sibling at 87. Even today, within Amazon's "Wearable Tech Virtual Reality Gear" category, Oculus Go's two versions take up spots #1 and #2.

Google Assistant Gets More Features, Greater Reach

Google Assistant Gets More Features, Greater Reach

Interpreter Mode -- which will roll out over the next few weeks on Google Home devices and Smart Displays -- users can ask the Assistant for help conversing in dozens of languages.

Fitbit deals are the pick of the January sales

Fitbit deals are the pick of the January sales

If you didn't get that Fitbit fitness tracker or smartwatch that you wanted for Christmas then we've got good news for you - there are big savings to be had across the entire Fitbit range, direct and with Amazon.

Amazon Comprehend Medical Makes Sense of Scattered Healthcare Data

Amazon Comprehend Medical Makes Sense of Scattered Healthcare Data

Blessing and Curse Healthcare providers and insurers currently have to write and maintain a set of customized medical coding classification rules for natural language software.

Amazon's big sale on Apple Watch will help you nab one for cheap

Amazon's big sale on Apple Watch will help you nab one for cheap

Amazon's Deal of the Day today is all Apple Watch. Unfortunately, there are no deals on the Series 4 as of yet, and deals on new Apple Watches past the Series 1 don't look like they're available either.

Amazon Comprehend Medical Makes Sense of Scattered Healthcare Data

Amazon Comprehend Medical Makes Sense of Scattered Healthcare Data

Automating the Process Amazon Comprehend Medical lets developers identify the key common types of medical information automatically, with high accuracy, and without having to write lots of custom rules.

AWS Thinks Inside the Box With Outposts Data Center Revival

AWS Thinks Inside the Box With Outposts Data Center Revival

The new system, which provides AWS-branded boxes for use in traditional data centers, will allow the company to make advances into the world of on-premises storage, taking on legacy hardware vendors including Cisco, Dell, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise .

Supermicro: Our Motherboards Are Clean

Supermicro: Our Motherboards Are Clean

The Plot Thickens Tainted motherboards were discovered in 2015, when Amazon enlisted a third party to scrutinize security at Elemental Technologies, a maker of software for compressing video files and formatting them for different devices, prior to purchasing the company, Bloomberg reported earlier this month.

Fitbit Versa drops to $125 on Amazon

Fitbit Versa drops to $125 on Amazon

If you thought the Fitbit Versa dropping down to $149 for Black Friday and then in Amazon's 12 Days of Deals was a good deal, Amazon has now cut the price of Fitbit's second smartwatch even further, letting you grab it for $125.

Spotted: Secret $259 Samsung Galaxy Watch deal will disappear any minute

Spotted: Secret $259 Samsung Galaxy Watch deal will disappear any minute

The $179 price tag over at Amazon represents a big saving, but don't get too excited, it's only as good as Best Buy and official Samsung.

Best Fitbit Charge 3 bands: Top third-party straps to style your tracker

Best Fitbit Charge 3 bands: Top third-party straps to style your tracker

Unlike other options on this list, though, be aware that it only comes in one size, fitting wrists between 5.5-inches - 8.1-inches. Coming in six different woven fabric styles, this is ideal for those who want a more comfortable strap to wear around the clock.

AWS Thinks Inside the Box With Outposts Data Center Revival

AWS Thinks Inside the Box With Outposts Data Center Revival

It will be possible for Outposts technology to run on rival vendors' data center equipment, he added. AWS Outposts will extend the company's reach from the cloud to data centers, "AWS' announcement on launching Outposts, an on-premises data center

Best PlayStation VR games: Big PS4 VR titles 2018

Best PlayStation VR games: Big PS4 VR titles 2018

We've stacked up a fair few hours in PS VR land, playing the top-rated games that are out now and available to buy, to help make sure you don't pick up a VR dud from the PlayStation Store.

Supermicro: Our Motherboards Are Clean

Supermicro: Our Motherboards Are Clean

Almost 30 companies -- including a major bank, government contractors, and Apple -- were affected by the tainted motherboards, Bloomberg said, citing unnamed U.S. officials. Apple found malicious chips on Supermicro motherboards in the summer of 2015, according to the Bloomberg report, which cited three unnamed senior insiders at the company.

Garmin Forerunner 35 is $80 off in Amazon's Christmas deals

Garmin Forerunner 35 is $80 off in Amazon's Christmas deals

If you're on the look out for a running watch that's solid option for beginners, Amazon has got a pretty sweet deal on the Forerunner 35 right now. Garmin Forerunner 35 Christmas deal

Amazon's Shift

Amazon's Shift

However, Amazon has been a relentless competitor on price, even in the face of Oracle's claims to be the low-cost producer in the market, because when teamed with its high-performance database hardware it handles workloads faster and doesn't charge for use during downtime.

Amazon Is Just the Tip of the AI Bias Iceberg

Amazon Is Just the Tip of the AI Bias Iceberg

It's quite simple: There have been too many men in charge of creating technologies, resulting in unconscious masculine bias within the code, machine learning and AI.

Xplora 2 is a smartwatch for kids that plays nice with Amazon Echo

Xplora 2 is a smartwatch for kids that plays nice with Amazon Echo

It's designed to help parents keep a closer eye on their kids with features like GPS and Wi-Fi for accurate real-time location tracking. Like Xplora's other watches, you can also specify safety zones for kids to stay in sending out a notification when they stray out of that designated area.

Best cheap smartwatches: Ticwatch, Samsung, Amazfit and more

Best cheap smartwatches: Ticwatch, Samsung, Amazfit and more

It looks like the lovechild of a Pebble and an Apple Watch, but it also comes with up to 45 days of battery life (30 days if you cut out some features, like constant heart rate monitoring).

Quirky but Useful Gifts: Rob Enderle's 2018 Personal Tech Product Guide

Quirky but Useful Gifts: Rob Enderle's 2018 Personal Tech Product Guide

I use this as much like a portable desktop computer as I do a laptop, and I think this thing would be ideal for someone going to school who needs the flexibility of two screens but wants the carry weight of a tablet, to avoid having to carry a ton of weight.

Amazon Comprehend Medical Makes Sense of Scattered Healthcare Data

Amazon Comprehend Medical Makes Sense of Scattered Healthcare Data

Amazon on Tuesday announced Amazon Comprehend Medical, a language processing service that lets users gather information -- such as a patient's medical condition and medication dosage, strength and frequency -- from sources including doctors' notes, clinical trial reports, hospital admission notes and patient health records.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 at $199 is our smartwatch deal of the day

Garmin Vivoactive 3 at $199 is our smartwatch deal of the day

Best Garmin Cyber Monday week deals Garmin Fenix 5X - $499.99 (save $150) - Amazon Garmin Fenix 5X - $499.99 (save $150) - Amazon Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music - $249.99 (save $50) - Amazon Garmin Vivoactive 3 - $199.99 (save $70) - Amazon

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