Category: Amazon

Amazon tests a one-tap review system for product feedback
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Amazon tests a one-tap review system for product feedback

Amazon is testing an easier way for people to leave product feedback with the launch of one-tap ratings. The change is meant to encourage those who don’t have the time, energy or interest in writing reviews to still share their opinion about the product, which benefits the larger Amazon community of shoppers who are reliant…

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How to use Amazon and advertising to build a D2C startup
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How to use Amazon and advertising to build a D2C startup

Matt Altman & Tyler Elliston Contributor Matt Altman runs the Amazon practice area for VMG Ignite, an eCommerce consultancy that helps early to mid stage CPG companies achieve growth. Tyler Elliston is the founder of VMG Ignite. Clients include Sun Bum, Perfect Snacks, Aloha, Pill Club, Solid Gold, and many more. Entrepreneurship in consumer packaged…

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Study: Amazon, Microsoft, Putting World at Risk with ‘Killer AI’
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Study: Amazon, Microsoft, Putting World at Risk with ‘Killer AI’

A new report alleges that firms such as Amazon and Microsoft are putting the world at risk through the development of killer robots and deadly AI. The International Business Times reports that a new study by Dutch NGO Pax questioned why so many modern tech companies are developing military-related software that could lead to the death…

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Hulu and Amazon Prime Video chip away at Netflix’s dominance
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Hulu and Amazon Prime Video chip away at Netflix’s dominance

Netflix is still the No. 1 subscription streaming service in the U.S., according to a new report from eMarketer, but rivals, including Amazon Prime Video and Hulu, are starting to cut into its market share. The analyst firm forecasts 182.5 million U.S. consumers will subscribe to over-the-top streaming services this year, or 53.3% of the…

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Amazon customers say they received emails for other people’s orders
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Amazon customers say they received emails for other people’s orders

Users have said they are receiving emails from Amazon containing invoices and order updates on other customers, TechCrunch has learned. Jake Williams, founder of cybersecurity firm Rendition Infosec, raised the alarm after he received an email from Amazon addressed to another customer with their name, postal address and their order details. Williams said he ordered…

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