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Amazon hire Google Glass inventor

Babak Parviz is the man at Google who was responsible for “Google X” – the mysterious “skunkworks” division of the company that is responsible for, amongst other things, Google Glass. Now he’s on his way to Amazon. It is unclear exactly what Amazon want him to do – but we know that the company is very keen to keep pace …

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James O'MalleyAmazon hire Google Glass inventor

Is Amazon launching a PayPal rival?

Amazon looks set to launch its own online payment service, in a bid to take on the dominant player, the eBay-owned PayPal. According to Reuters, Amazon customers who store their credit or debit card data when they make a purchase…

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Stuart O'ConnorIs Amazon launching a PayPal rival?

Comedian Mark Thomas takes to the streets in protest against Amazon's lack of subtitles (Updated)

Campaigners aiming to raise awareness of Amazon's lack of subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing have taken the direct approach this morning: by sneakily putting up banners on Amazon's headquarters in London. Excitingly, I can now reveal that…

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James O'MalleyComedian Mark Thomas takes to the streets in protest against Amazon's lack of subtitles (Updated)

Is this Amazon's games console controller?

Some intriguing new images have appeared online, courtesy of Zatznotfunny. A mysterious Amazon-branded controller – could this be the elusive missing part of the puzzle in the rumours of Amazon working on a games console or media device? There have…

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James O'MalleyIs this Amazon's games console controller?