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E-Commerce Times
Amazon Firing Spree Follows Fire Phone FlopAmazon has given the boot to dozens of engineers who worked on its ill-fated Fi
Amazon Firing Spree Follows Fire Phone Flop
E-Commerce Times / Posted 2 days ago
Amazon has given the boot to dozens of engineers who worked on its ill-fated Fire Phone, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The purged staffers reportedly worked at Lab126, Amazon's secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware development... Read more
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KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News
Jobs cut from Amazon’s Lab126 following failure of Fire smartphonelaid off engineers worked out of Cupertino-based Lab126, which works on Amazon’
Jobs cut from Amazon’s Lab126 following failure of Fire smartphone
KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News / Posted 3 days ago
laid off engineers worked out of Cupertino-based Lab126, which works on Amazon’s consumer electronics such as the Kindle and the Fire Tablet. The Fire phone failed to take off – Amazon had to take a $170 million write-down on inventory... Read more
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Ars Technica
Fire Phone flop blamed for layoffs and reorganization at Amazonoff "dozens" of employees at Lab126, the hardware-development center in Silicon
Fire Phone flop blamed for layoffs and reorganization at Amazon
Ars Technica / Posted 3 days ago
off "dozens" of employees at Lab126, the hardware-development center in Silicon Valley responsible for products like the Fire Phone, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Sources at Amazon "familiar with the matter" told the WSJ that... Read more
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Engadget
Amazon axes hardware projects after Fire Phone failureAn Amazon exec revealed last year that the company's continuing to develop more
Amazon axes hardware projects after Fire Phone failure
Engadget / Posted 3 days ago
An Amazon exec revealed last year that the company's continuing to develop more Fire phones despite the first one's failure to sell. According to The Wall Street Journal, though, that might not happen anytime soon: Amazon's shelving future phone... Read more
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Market Watch
Amazon scales back on developing consumer devicesShowing off Amazon Fire TV in April 2014. Amazon.com Inc. flamed out with crit
Amazon scales back on developing consumer devices
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
Showing off Amazon Fire TV in April 2014. Amazon.com Inc. flamed out with critics and consumers last year in its first attempt at a smartphone. Now, rather than forge ahead, as it has with other projects, such as its Kindle tablets, the online... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Fire Phone flop sees Amazon laying off 'dozens' of staff and curbing hardware effortsSELLER Amazon is reportedly laying off staff and scaling back its hardware effo
Fire Phone flop sees Amazon laying off 'dozens' of staff and curbing hardware efforts
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 3 days ago
SELLER Amazon is reportedly laying off staff and scaling back its hardware efforts following the disastrous launch of the Fire Phone. The report said that the layoffs are the first in the division's 11-year history, but that it remains unclear... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
Amazon firing: Staff laid off on failed smartphone and other tech projectsAmazon has reportedly laid off engineering and other staff working on the Amazo
Amazon firing: Staff laid off on failed smartphone and other tech projects
Computing.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
Amazon has reportedly laid off engineering and other staff working on the Amazon Fire smartphone and curtailed development of other consumer devices in order to focus on the Kindle e-reader and popular low-end tablet computers, according to a report... Read more
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CNET
Amazon reportedly laying off engineers after Fire phone flameoutFollowing Amazon's failed efforts to break into the smartphone space with its F
Amazon reportedly laying off engineers after Fire phone flameout
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
Following Amazon's failed efforts to break into the smartphone space with its Fire handset last year, the company is said to be laying off engineers in the hardware unit responsible for the handset. "Dozens" of engineers have been laid off in recent... Read more
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Business Insider
Amazon cutting jobs in hardware division after Fire Phone disaster, says reportAmazon laid off "dozens of engineers" in its Lab126 hardware unit, which makes
Amazon cutting jobs in hardware division after Fire Phone disaster, says report
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Amazon laid off "dozens of engineers" in its Lab126 hardware unit, which makes consumer devices like the Kindle, Echo, and Fire tablet, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. This news comes in the wake of the critical and commercial disaster that... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Amazon curtails development of consumer devices, lays off dozens of engineers – MacDailyNewsBensinger reports for The Wall Street Journal. “Now, rather than forge ahead, a
Amazon curtails development of consumer devices, lays off dozens of engineers – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 3 days ago
Bensinger reports for The Wall Street Journal. “Now, rather than forge ahead, as it has with other projects, such as its Kindle tablets, the online retailer is retrenching.” “In recent weeks Amazon has dismissed dozens of engineers who worked on... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Electronics taken from Monroe Township homePolice she left her home until about noon Monday and when she returned she foun
Electronics taken from Monroe Township home
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
Police she left her home until about noon Monday and when she returned she found several electronics missing from the home. The items missing include a $200 Kindle Fire, a $200 tablet, a $300 Gateway laptop computer and a $100 Kyocera cell... Read more
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PC Magazine
Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-One Printerto the Internet. You can also connect to the printer by way of an access point
Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-One Printer
PC Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
to the Internet. You can also connect to the printer by way of an access point to print from or scan to an iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire phone or tablet. If you connect the ET-4550 to a single PC via USB cable rather than to a network, you'll forgo... Read more
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The New Age
The Jolla tablet finally available for pre-orderFirst presented in a crowdfunding campaign in 2014, the Jolla tablet is now ava
The Jolla tablet finally available for pre-order
The New Age / Posted 4 days ago
First presented in a crowdfunding campaign in 2014, the Jolla tablet is now available for pre-order, with first deliveries scheduled for October. Finnish startup Jolla was founded by former Nokia employees who decided to develop devices that would... Read more
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Macworld
Does the iPad have a future?the blue-sky, post-PC-world talk that we heard back in 2010 when the iPad premi
Does the iPad have a future?
Macworld / Posted 10 days ago
the blue-sky, post-PC-world talk that we heard back in 2010 when the iPad premiered. These days, it’s more of a gray-sky, tablets-are-a-failure kind of chatter. iPad sales have slumped as smartphone sales continue to surge. Does the iPad have a... Read more
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CNET
LeapFrog Epic PreviewIf you have a kid, you might know about LeapFrog, makers of educational softwar
LeapFrog Epic Preview
CNET / Posted 11 days ago
If you have a kid, you might know about LeapFrog, makers of educational software and kid tablets. Or, maybe you just let your kids use your iPad, or an Amazon Fire tablet. LeapFrog finally seems to be acknowledging that other tablets exist, by... Read more
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IGN
Shadow of Mordor, Jurassic World, Cheap Bluetooth SpeakerBlu-ray. All Five Resident Evil Movies For The Lowest Price Ever 55-Inch LG H
Shadow of Mordor, Jurassic World, Cheap Bluetooth Speaker
IGN / Posted 12 days ago
Blu-ray. All Five Resident Evil Movies For The Lowest Price Ever 55-Inch LG HDTV With $200 eGift Card Get A 6-inch Kindle Fire HD For $69, The Lowest Price Ever Hear me out: Amazon's Kindle Fire HD does not have a full featured OS like an... Read more
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IGN
Shadow of Mordor, Jurassic World, Cheap Bluetooth SpeakerBlu-ray. All Five Resident Evil Movies For The Lowest Price Ever 55-Inch LG H
Shadow of Mordor, Jurassic World, Cheap Bluetooth Speaker
IGN / Posted 12 days ago
Blu-ray. All Five Resident Evil Movies For The Lowest Price Ever 55-Inch LG HDTV With $200 eGift Card Get A 6-inch Kindle Fire HD For $69, The Lowest Price Ever Hear me out: Amazon's Kindle Fire HD does not have a full featured OS like an... Read more
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MacNN
55-inch 4K Polaroid HDTV, $150 laser printer, Nikon D3200Normally $680, this one is on sale for $130, a pretty cheap price. Today's gol
55-inch 4K Polaroid HDTV, $150 laser printer, Nikon D3200
MacNN / Posted 12 days ago
Normally $680, this one is on sale for $130, a pretty cheap price. Today's gold box deal of the day from Amazon is on the Kindle Fire HD 6-inch HD tablet with 8GB of storage. Save $30 on this tablet, making the cost of one with special offers only... Read more
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Salon.com
The gentrification of “Sesame Street”: Cashing out, once and for all, from the radical notion that the urban working class are people, toobut it says something that the only way he could make it sustainable wasa subsc
The gentrification of “Sesame Street”: Cashing out, once and for all, from the radical notion that the urban working class are people, too
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
but it says something that the only way he could make it sustainable wasa subscription-based freemium app for iPad and Kindle Fire. (Thankfully, there was a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign to bring it to other platforms and waive the... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Lifehacker Pack For Android Tablets 2015: Our List of the Essential AppsAndroid tablets are starting to develop a mature ecosystem. While there are sti
Lifehacker Pack For Android Tablets 2015: Our List of the Essential Apps
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 14 days ago
Android tablets are starting to develop a mature ecosystem. While there are still some key holdouts (looking at you Facebook), there are plenty of great apps you can install right now. In the follow up to our fifth annual Android pack from last week,... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
6 kid-friendly tablet recommendationsThe start of a new school year brings on children’s pleas for a new supplies an
6 kid-friendly tablet recommendations
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 15 days ago
The start of a new school year brings on children’s pleas for a new supplies and many may be asking Mom and Dad for a new tablet. Despite the many choices available for sale, not all tablets are meant for all ages. Some are specifically made for... Read more
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PC Advisor
Apple's revised iPad strategy to stress more, not less, PCLonger-than-expected tablet lifespans have led to a sluggish market for Apple's
Apple's revised iPad strategy to stress more, not less, PC
PC Advisor / Posted 22 days ago
Longer-than-expected tablet lifespans have led to a sluggish market for Apple's iPad, but the company seems poised to pivot by pitching the iconic device as more, not less, like a personal computer, an analyst said today. "At the beginning of the... Read more
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Gamasutra
Kids Can Enjoy a Pokémon-Filled Summer Holiday with Pokémon Camp Updates and Pokémon TV via Chromecaston optimised devices with Google Cast™ built in, which enables viewers to strea
Kids Can Enjoy a Pokémon-Filled Summer Holiday with Pokémon Camp Updates and Pokémon TV via Chromecast
Gamasutra / Posted 24 days ago
on optimised devices with Google Cast™ built in, which enables viewers to stream episodes through Chromecast from a phone, tablet, or laptop direct to their television screens. Pokémon Camp has several new activities and attractions for new and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cheap Amazon kindle e-reader and Fire deals: Top 4 models and best pricesThe original Kindle hit the US back in 2007 for a whopping £279 - today, you ca
Cheap Amazon kindle e-reader and Fire deals: Top 4 models and best prices
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
The original Kindle hit the US back in 2007 for a whopping £279 - today, you can bag one for around £50, and it's a lot lighter, perfect for on-the-go use. 1. Original Kindle This is Amazon's best-selling standard e-reader. Its most recent model... Read more

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