As technology lends you its ear, these technologies will determine what it hears

In 1999, while traveling through Eastern Europe, I was robbed in a relatively remote area of the Czech Republic. Someone called the police, but we quickly...

Why Amazon is eating the world

Zack Kanter is the co-founder of Stedi. I co-founded a software startup in December. Each month, I send out an update to our...

You can now bank with your voice thanks to American Express’ new Alexa skill

American Express launched its new Amex skill for Amazon Alexa, bringing "select experiences of AmericanExpress.com and the Amex mobile app to Alexa." Now you can link your online Amex account...

SNL just came up with a hilarious version of Alexa designed for senior citizens

While the White House was definitely the focus of tonight’s episode of Saturday Night Live, the show managed to fit in a great sketch on Amazon’s...

Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Master of None,’ ‘Sully,’ and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best shows and movies coming to streaming services this week. This week: 'Master of None' season 2, 'Manchester...

Amazon made landline phones trendy again

When is the last time you used your landline phone? Chances are that your smartphone is the one and only device you need. Old-fashioned phones...

The best media streaming device you can buy

While virtually all TVs are shipping with smart features these days, they may not be the features you want, with many streaming services only available via external hardware. The best solution: Buy a...

Crunch Report | Amazon Unveils The Amazon Echo Show

Amazon unveils the Amazon Echo show, the first female general partner gets hired at Benchmark, Amazon makes phone calls free and Snapchat stays hip with a new eraser feature. All...

Here’s how Amazon’s Echo Show works

Amazon just unveiled a brand new Echo device — I would even call it the second generation Amazon Echo. In many ways, it works like...

Amazon debuts its own concert series in the UK as a perk for Prime...

Amazon is expanding its perks for Prime subscribers, with the launch of its own concert series called Prime Live Events. The debut shows will take place...