Jeff Bezos seems to have amassed incalculable power over the last few years.
At the moment, any threat of a headwind for the dominant technology stocks appears to largely stem from regulatory authorities.
<i>Following Amazon Echo’s Alexa, the next digital butler comes to Germany this Tuesday with Google Home. Amazon is reacting in a predictable way.</i>
The NDR satire program “extra 3” posted a nice video about life with voice assistants on YouTube.* Initially, the family is pleased that Alexa, Google Home, [Read more]
What is remarkable is that nobody from the top Silicon Valley firms called out the obvious hypocrisy.
<i> Can Amazon’s networked speaker Echo help solve a murder? The police in the U.S. state of Arkansas hope so and now want to get at Amazon’s data. </i>
Amazon’s voice-activated speaker Echo is a remarkable device. Though by no means fully developed, the virtual assistant it contains can already play music, [Read more]
Friction in international tax collection cases is likely to grow both increasingly public and pugilistic between the United States and its neighbors across the pond.
Amazon is tracking the reading habits of its customers like Big Brother.
The United States represents 83 percent of the market capitalization of digital companies, compared with Europe’s 2 percent. This excessive domination is yet another sign that our continent no longer has imperial ambitions.
We know that Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon — GAFA — have succeeded Microsoft, [Read more]