It’s not often that Amazon features a laptop as one of its deals of the day, so anyone who uses a desktop at home or work should definitely check out this $335 Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga for their portable computing needs.
Say hello to Amazon’s newest Dash button — Prime Surprise Sweets. Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is. A surprise box of sweet treats that you can get delivered right to your door within two days.
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Amazon turned Seattle’s largest event center into its own wonderland on Friday night as a way to say “thank you” to thousands of employees. The tech giant hosted 22,000 people at its annual post-holiday party inside CenturyLink Field and Event Center, and GeekWire had a chance to experience the massive celebration among a throng of Seattle-area Amazon workers. There was an array of activities, food, drinks, and fun across the 200,000 square-foot event center and throughout CenturyLink Field, the 67,000-seat stadium which serves home to the Seattle Seahawks. The party kicked off around 8 p.m., and there was a never-ending stream of employees with… Read More
It was quite a week for Seattle’s commercial real estate world. Snap Inc., the parent company of popular messaging app Snapchat, became the latest California tech company to make Seattle its home-away-from-home with the lease of a huge new office. Another real estate milestone this week: a building previously occupied by Amazon was sold for close to $269 million, or $925 per square foot. That’s a new record for office building sales in the city, and almost double the record that was set in 2005. And as major tech companies are changing the landscape of Seattle’s commercial real estate, some companies are… Read More
Instant gratification has always been a key part of Amazon.com’s strategy. Hence one-click buying, free two-day delivery with Prime membership and the fledgling drone delivery program. Anything to cut the time and effort between wanting and having. Toward that end, the world’s largest online retailer in March 2015 introduced Dash buttons, small stick-on physical buttons that allow reordering frequently used items, such as diapers or paper towels, with a single button press. Thursday evening it took the buttons a step further, introducing digital Dash buttons. Available only to Prime members, digital Dash buttons are small icons on the Amazon home page and mobile… Read More
Apparently, pushing a physical button in order to activate one-touch ordering isn’t easy enough for us. And as a result, Amazon has launched a digital version of its Dash buttons.
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Amazon is rolling out a new training program for employees placed on its controversial “Performance Improvement Plan” (PIP), according to an email obtained by Business Insider. The initiative, called “Pivot,” connects under-performing employees with a team of “subject matter experts,” called Career Ambassadors. Based on a Career Ambassador job listing spotted by BI, PIP employees who opt-in to Pivot receive coaching and “specialist advice regarding HR, performance, and employment issues.” Amazon has been fighting a PR battle after a widely-read New York Times article characterized the company’s workplace as “bruising” and unforgiving. Amazon has disputed factual elements of the story and… Read More
The successor to one of the most popular mice ever made is down to a new low price on Amazon, while supplies last.Read more…
If you still haven’t tried out a home theater bias light, there’s never been a better time to pick one up. Kohree’s LED bias light strip plugs directly into your TV’s USB port for power, and sticks to the back of the set via built-in adhesive. Once you turn your TV on, the LEDs cast a soft glow on the wall behind…