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Will Amazon become a force in fintech?

 Amazon is the tech giant most likely to become a dominant player in fintech, predicted James Lloyd, Ernst & Young’s fintech leader, when speaking on stage at TechCrunch and TechNode’s event in Shenzhen, China on Monday. Lloyd told T.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJun 19th, 2017

This accessory turns your Echo Dot into a portable speaker that sounds better than an Echo

The VAUX Cordless Home Speaker + Portable Battery for Amazon Echo Dot is easily one of our favorite accessories ever for Amazon’s popular Alexa speaker. Simply drop your Dot in the top, connect it, and it’s instantly transformed into a po.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News3 hr. 7 min. ago

Forget what you’ve been told about edtech

 Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market. The investment de jour? Edtech. The tastemaker in this case is an article from David Bainbridge claiming, “Edtech is the next fintech.” While most of us can appreci.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

September 22, 2017, 8:40 PMThe service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing......»»

Category: aviationSource:  ainonlineRelated News4 hr. 35 min. ago

Become a master of professional social encounters in 5.5 hours

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. PSA for business owners (current or future): If you've played Sims before, you'll remember having them talk in the mirror to increase charisma. Whi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

USAF Lays Out Timeline For EC-X Compass Call ‘Re-Host’

The U.S. Air Force anticipates delivery of the first “cross-decked” EC-37B Compass Call airborne electronic attack aircraft from L3 Technologies in 2021. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News5 hr. 35 min. ago

Save up to $265 this weekend with our top 5 Amazon Warehouse tech deals

Give your weekend a boost with the latest tech deals from Amazon Warehouse. We've rounded up the top 5 discounts going right now, which can save you up to $265 on some awesome brand-name gadgets. The post Save up to $265 this weekend with our top 5 A.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 0 min. ago

Target Restock next-day delivery hits 8 cities in move against Amazon

Target has expanded its next-day delivery service into 8 new cities, all of them major metro regions like Chicago and Los Angeles. This is done as part of Target’s Restock service, a way for anyone to order certain goods online and have then ar.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Shareholders force Zuckerberg to give up plan for non-voting shares

The plan would have further cemented Zuck’s total control over Facebook. Enlarge / CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook's 2016 "F8" conference. (credit: Facebook) Mark Zuckerberg is giving up on an audacious plan to sell most of his Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

USAF provides new detail on KC-46 issues

The US Air Force s Boeing KC-46 tanker is facing three outstanding issues as it moves through testing, including a boom scraping problem that could pose serious risk to the tanker s aircrew......»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

Russia, China Begin Cooperation On Widebody Engine

Russian and Chinese engine makers have agreed to cooperate in the initial stages of what could become a joint engine for the widebody commercial aircraft their countries have begun developing. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News7 hr. 51 min. ago

Sierra Nevada Reveals ‘Freedom Aircraft’ Prototype

Sierra Nevada Corp. has offered the first glimpse of its “Freedom Aircraft” prototype, originally conceived for the U.S. Air Force's $16 billion T-X trainer competition. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News7 hr. 51 min. ago

Air Force: Investigators Reviewing Statements by Outspoken Chaplain

An Air Force Reserve spokesman said earlier this week that the service was not investigating chaplain Capt. Sonny Hernandez......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News7 hr. 51 min. ago

If unresolved, KC-46 deficiency could threaten acceptance of Boeing tanker

With less than a year left before Boeing must meet a contractual obligation to deliver 18 KC-46 tankers to the Air Force, the program has been hit with three “category one” deficiencies —including........»»

Category: aviationSource:  defensenewsRelated News8 hr. 27 min. ago

Air Force aims to fix three KC-46 deficiencies before key milestone

With less than a year left before Boeing must meet a contractual obligation to deliver 18 KC-46 tankers to the Air Force, the program has been hit with three “category one” deficiencies —including........»»

Category: aviationSource:  defensenewsRelated News8 hr. 43 min. ago

Urban warfare a driving force behind future Air Force decisions, leaders say

Urban combat is often seen as the purview of ground forces, but as population density grows around the globe, the Air Force must invest in precise technologies designed for populated areas, the........»»

Category: aviationSource:  defensenewsRelated News8 hr. 59 min. ago

Target expands next-day delivery service to eight more cities

Target continues to try and outcompete digital retailer and competitor, Amazon. The red bullseye-logo company has been testing its own Prime Pantry-like delivery service for a few months now, offering faster times than Amazon. Dubbed Restock.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News8 hr. 59 min. ago

Anatomy of a Moral Panic: Reports About Amazon Suggesting "Bomb-Making Items" Were Highly Misleading

Maciej Ceglowski, a Polish-American web developer, has demolished a news story from earlier this week in which a British outlet Channel 4 suggested that Amazon's algorithm-driven suggestions were helping people find items that are required to make bo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Everyone’s favorite cord-free AirPods rivals are back down to $30 on Amazon

Every single time we cover the SmartOmi Q5 True Wireless Earbuds, they fly off of Amazon's virtual store shelves. AirPods are a bit easier to find these days and Apple only takes a couple of weeks to ship new orders instead of 6 weeks, but people are.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

Residents: Frontline defenders against antibiotic resistance?

Residents often decide which antibiotics to start a patient on so they could become the first line of defense against antibiotic resistance......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Amazon may deliver Chipotle and Five Guys right to your front door

Amazon's been getting into the food game for awhile now. After all, they've introduced Amazon Fresh and drive-through grocery pickup. And oh yeah, they acquired Whole Foods earlier this year. Clearly Amazon is serious about the foo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News11 hr. 59 min. ago