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A Sheriff's Office Is Paying A Monthly Fee To Amazon For Facial Recognition Prime

By Charles Singletary, May 24, 2018 9:05am PDT

The ACLU uncovered some documents revealing how the Rekognition platform is being used.


"Of course, it's a public API, what do people expect? If the government has the footage then you ..."

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Alexa and Cortana Could Work Together to Assist You in the Future

By Brittany Vincent, May 07, 2018 12:45pm PDT

Imagine a friendship between those two lovely digital ladies, forged to help you and only you. 


Amazon's One-Day Tech Sale Includes Deals On Hard Drives, Routers, TVs, and More

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 26, 2018 2:00pm PDT

Snag some sweet deals from Amazon before they disappear. 


"Use smile.amazon.com and you can pick a charity they will give some of the proceeds to"

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How to Get Twitch Prime by Linking An Amazon Prime Account

By Kevin Tucker, Apr 11, 2018 11:50am PDT

Game fans with a current Amazon Prime subscription have easy access to Twitch Prime benefits. Here's how to link both accounts.


Amazon Officially Old Yeller's Breakaway

By Chris Jarrard, Apr 02, 2018 11:30am PDT

The colorful, team-based arena action game from developer Double Helix was once thought to be one of Amazon Game Studios’ flagship titles.


Twitch 'Adjustments' Result In Layoffs of Several High-Profile Employees

By Kevin Tucker, Mar 30, 2018 12:00pm PDT

Reports indicate that as many as 25 employees have been laid off as Twitch makes adjustments to its team.


"Is there a list of the on-air people who were let go? I read speculation that djWheat was one ..."

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Amazon Launches New Subscription-Based Pokemon Channel

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 24, 2018 3:20pm PST

The new Prime channel is dedicated to all manner of animated Pokemon content.


"1st example is comparing a sea of content vs the mono content that is pokemon 2nd example is ..."

- zolointo see all 14 comments

Game Trader: Video Game and Tech Stock Ratings - 1/24/18

By Asif Khan, Jan 24, 2018 9:00am PST

Our CEO and resident financial analyst, Asif Khan, is initiating coverage on the best tech and gaming companies. Which stock will be a Super Mega Buy?


"They're selling way more physical merch in their stores these days (clothes, figures, etc). I ..."

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Google Pulls YouTube From Amazon's Devices

By Charles Singletary, Dec 05, 2017 5:15pm PST

There's no YouTube app for the Echo Show and Amazon Fire TV as Google and Amazon work toward an agreement.


"Meh, there will just be third party apps just like on Microsoft devices."

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Destiny 2 Limited Edition Ghost Speaker has Amazon Alexa Commands

By Charles Singletary, Nov 30, 2017 1:55pm PST

A clever marketing idea brings Destiny's Ghosts and Amazon's Echo assistant together for a physical device that can help you with weapon loadouts.


Best Black Friday Amazon Deals 2017

By Charles Singletary, Nov 24, 2017 8:00am PST

All of the hot Amazon Black Friday 2017 deals can be found within and we'll be updating the lists of consoles, games, PC hardware, and more regularly.


Best Amazon Cyber Monday Deals 2017

By Sam Chandler, Nov 20, 2017 11:30am PST

Get your retail therapy from the comfort of your own home with these Cyber Monday Amazon deals!


Easily Add Polls, Mini-Games, And More With Twitch Extensions

By Charles Singletary, Aug 31, 2017 4:10pm PDT

With this new platform, Twitch is bringing interactive tools to all creators and giving streaming a massive facelift.


Get Your Free Overwatch Loot Boxes Now With Twitch Prime

By John Keefer, Aug 10, 2017 11:20am PDT

Get five regular loot boxes now and another five in October.


"PSA: If you have Amazon Prime, you have Twitch Prime. Get your loot boxes."

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NVIDIA's GTX 1080 GPU is Quickly Disappearing

By Chris Jarrard, Jul 13, 2017 10:00am PDT

Previously unaffected by the Ethereum mining boom, NVIDIA's high-end GPU availability continues to dwindle.


"You don't need a 1080 anymore for the Rift. With their ATW drivers a 1050 is plenty enough. Some ..."

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