Amazon Episodes

Amazon news and rumors, including the latest on Alexa, AWS, and Echo devices.
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Thu. 03/10 – Apple Hasn’t Forgotten About The Mac Mini

March 10, 2022

Apple hasn’t forgotten about the Mac Mini. Amazon’s first stock split since the dotcom era. Tinder leans into background checks as a service. Hands on with the new Magic Leap 2 AR glasses. And forget about delivery by drone,…

Crypto NFTs Apple Amazon Regulation

Wed. 03/09 – The Regulatory Era For Crypto Starts Today

March 9, 2022

That telegraphed Executive Order for Crypto is being signed, probably as we speak. Is Congress pressing criminal charges against Amazon? LimeWire is back, but for the NFT era. And a deep dive look at that mind boggling new M…

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Tue. 03/08 – The Spring Apple Event

March 8, 2022

All the news from the Spring Apple event this afternoon. Google is buying a cybersecurity company. A bunch of cybersecurity companies band together to protect critical infrastructure. Amazon launches an app to allow anyone t…

Crypto NFTs Amazon Gaming Regulation

Thu. 03/03 – Epic Buys Bandcamp; Amazon Retrenches From Physical Retail

March 3, 2022

The story of the young Ukrainian Minister who has bent the conscience of western tech companies, and coordinated the reachout to crypto. Is regulation coming for NFTs? Epic Games acquired Bandcamp. Amazon pulls back from its…

Amazon Gaming

Tue. 03/01 – Uber “Explore”

March 1, 2022

Crypto exchanges stick to their crypto ethos over the Ukraine War situation. A new, super crazy alleged Chinese backdoor hack. Uber adds new ways to buy concert tickets and book restaurants in its app. Amazon launches its Lu…

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Fri. 02/04 – Tech Earnings Whiplash!

Feb. 4, 2022

That crack you felt in your spine was just the whiplash from the craziest 24 hours in tech earnings I’ve ever seen. Amazon has created a bigger advertising business than the entire newspaper industry. Apple once again shows …


Wed. 12/08 – AWS Outage Is Why You Didn’t Get Your Package

Dec. 8, 2021

That AWS outage yesterday disrupted Amazon’s own delivery efforts. When we might see the AirPods Pro 2. More specific details on the Apple AR thingy. Ubisoft is the first major player to bring NFTs to games. And a look at th…


Wed. 09/29 – Is Amazon’s Astro Robot… Ready?

Sept. 29, 2021

Amazon’s Astro Robot apparently has a tendency to throw itself down stairs. Netflix acquires its first game studio. The interesting company that acquired Genius and now Imgur. Explaining Facebook’s interest in the Tween audi…


Tue. 09/28 – The Amazon Hardware Event

Sept. 28, 2021

As many headlines from the Amazon hardware event as I can manage to squeeze in. Facebook defines the Metaverse as it sees it. Cloudflare wants to be the 4th big player in the cloud. And Satya Nadella himself dishes on that t…

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Mon 09/20 – New Kindles, Roku Sticks and Surface Pros!

Sept. 20, 2021

Gadget news galore. New Roku Sticks officially announced. New Kindles officially leaked. New Surface Pro’s unofficially leaked ahead of this week’s event. Rumors of foldable Pixels. The NTSB wants Elon Musk to pump the break…

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Thu. 09/09 – Facebook Glasses And Amazon Fire TVs

Sept. 9, 2021

Facebook launches some smart glasses. Amazon launches its own, branded smart tv. Soccer players are turning into NFTs. Twitter is turning into Reddit. And I still have questions about the whole Buy Now, Pay Later space.


Fri. 09/03 – An Alexa TV Coming Next Month?

Sept. 3, 2021

It’s Rumor Friday! Are we getting an Alexa TV next month? Will Apple’s AR/VR headset need an Apple device to work? Is Reddit lining up an IPO? Also, Apple delay’s its controversial CSAM feature, the week in NFT madness, and,…


Fri. 07/30 – For Amazon, Are Ads > AWS?

July 30, 2021

Are ads a bigger cash cow for Amazon than even AWS? Follow up on Robinhood’s trading debut. How the SEC is dealing with the Chinese tech stock problem. Gopuff indicates that grocery delivery is still white hot to investors. …

Amazon Entertainment

Wed. 05/26 – Amazon To Launch A Rocky Extended Universe?

May 26, 2021

Amazon buys James Bond. Is Valve working on a Nintendo Switch clone? Google’s new campus in San Jose will make the Googleplex look puny. Tesla is dropping radar. The new standard for USB is beefing up power-wise. And is Micr…


Thu. 04/15 – Bezos’ Farewell To Amazon Investors

April 15, 2021

Jeff Bezos pens his farewell to the troops, and also, the shareholders. A big Google Earth update. Some thoughts on yesterday’s Coinbase debut. DJI updates its mid-level workhorse drone. And Ford is taking baby steps to that…