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Amazon Alexa to start offering NHS health advice

The UK government has announced a new partnership with Amazon, which will enable the tech giant’s smart digital assistant Alexa to offer “reliable health information” from the NHS. The technology will help patients, especially the elderly, blind and those who cannot access the internet through traditional means, to get professional, …

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Amazon’s Prime Day predicted to bring in $6.7bn, but what about its marketplace traders?

On 15th and 16th July, Amazon will once again run its annual Prime Day sales bonanza, where shoppers will be able to pick up products at incredibly low prices. This year is predicted to set a new record, says the e-commerce delivery specialist ParcelHero, believing the members’ only sale will …

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Amazon “moving in wrong direction” with new patent for device that records everything

A new patent filed by Amazon has revealed details of a device that will have the ability to record anything said in its presence. The patent, which was uncovered by Gizmodo, is for ‘pre-wakeword speech monitoring’, with Amazon explaining the technology as: “A system for capturing and processing portions of …

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