• Walmart buys 17,000 Oculus Go VR headsets to train a million employees

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Thanks to the affordability of Oculus Go standalone virtual reality headsets, Walmart announced today that it will use Go hardware and STRIVR software to train over one million of its U.S. employees. The retailer says it will provide every associate-level employee with VR access to the same training offered at the company's academy facilities...
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  • Amazon just accidentally leaked details about two new Echo devices ahead of an event today

    Amazon just accidentally leaked details about two new Echo devices ahead of an event today

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    An Amazon Echo Sub subwoofer and a Smart Plug were leaked ahead of an Amazon event taking place on Thursday.
    The subwoofer is designed to work with Amazon's Echo speakers, which will also get stereo sound functionality, according to a leaked Amazon UK website listing.
    The Amazon Smart Plug will give basic Alexa functionality to devices plugged into it.
    The devices could become available on October 11.
    Two new Amazon devices were leaked on Amazon's UK website ahead of a company event taking place in Seattle on Thursday, according to Pocket-lint.
    Those devices include a £75 subwoofer called...
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  • New Amazon Alexa Features and Echo Gear Are About to Take Over Your News Feed

    New Amazon Alexa Features and Echo Gear Are About to Take Over Your News Feed

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Amazon is holding an event to reveal new Amazon Alexa features and Amazon Echo products on Sept. 20 at its Seattle headquarters. The press event will take place at the Amazon Spheres, and begins at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Little is known about the new Amazon Alexa features, but word has slipped out in recent days about potential new Amazon Echo products.
    Amazon has at least eight new products in the works -devices ranging from in-car gadgets to microwaves-according to a report published by CNBC on Monday. It's unclear how many, if any, of those will be announced at Thursday's...
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  • Amazon's announcing new Echo and Fire TV hardware today

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Surprise! Amazon's holding a big hardware event at its Seattle headquarters, and we're here on site, to bring you the news as it breaks. Unlike Apple, Google and the like, the company isn't one for announcing these sorts of events in advance, though given that it's done something similar in recent years, it seemed likely that it had something big planned for this month.
    After all, we are in the pre-holiday crunch time for hardware launches. That's precisely why you've seen/will see major events from competitors like Apple, Google and Microsoft, among others. It's also why I haven't been...
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