Amazon lays off dozens of engineers at Lab126

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Recent reports suggest Amazon has decided to lay off dozens of employees from Lab126, the hardware-development division that develops products such as the Fire phone, the Kindle, and Amazon’s Echo. According to a report coming from The Wall Street Journal, Amazon has dismissed dozens of engineers at Lab126, specifically, the ones responsible for Fire Phone development ...

Amazon Underground offers over $10,000 worth of premium apps and games for free

Retail giant Amazon has rolled out a revamped version of its existing Amazon shopping app for Android dubbed Amazon Underground. Amazon claims that new Underground app offers over $10,000 worth of premium apps, games and in-app items completely free of charge. Amazon explains that many apps and games that are marked as ‘free’ turn out not to ...

Amazon rolls out HDR media streaming service in UK

Amazon has announced the official launch of its High Dynamic Range service for Prime Instant Video in the UK. Prime Instant Video subscribers in the UK can now access Amazon Original series in HDR at no extra cost. Amazon had launched its first HDR content to its US subscribers on Samsung SUHD televisions back in June. Amazon ...

Amazon to kill Flash ads with effect from September

Online retailer Amazon has announced it will cease serving Flash ads on both Amazon.com and on the Amazon Advertising Platform with effect from September 1. The latest move comes in response to the decision taken by major desktop browsers to block Flash, and follows calls by security experts for Adobe to kill off the browser plugin. Last ...