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Amazon and Disney Introduce ‘Hey, Disney!’, a Magical Voice Assistant Working Alongside Alexa at Home and at Walt Disney World Resort

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon and Disney announced ‘Hey, Disney!’, an entirely new kind of voice assistant that will work alongside Alexa at home and across Walt Disney World Resort hotel rooms. Expected next year, ‘Hey, Disney!’ will let fans and guests interact with some of their most beloved Disney characters, simply by saying “Hey, Disney!” on supported Echo devices at home and at Disney Resort hotels.…

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Amazon and Disney Introduce ‘Hey, Disney!’, a Magical Voice Assistant Working Alongside Alexa at Home and at Walt Disney World Resort

5 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Amazon and Disney announced ‘Hey, Disney!’, an entirely new kind of voice assistant that will work alongside Alexa at home and across Walt Disney World Resort hotel rooms. Expected next year, ‘Hey, Disney!’ will let fans and guests interact with some of their most beloved Disney characters, simply by saying “Hey, Disney!”…

Introducing Amazon Glow—A Whole New Way to Bring Families Together for Fun and Learning

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon announced Amazon Glow, a new interactive device that brings a new magic to video calls and transforms the way kids connect with remote loved ones by participating in activities together. During video calls on Glow, kids see remote loved ones on a dedicated 8” display while reading stories, playing games, and creating…

Amazon Introduces New Mental Health Benefit for All U.S. Employees and Their Family Members

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The FINANCIAL -- Amazon today launched a new mental health benefit, Resources for Living, that provides every U.S. employee, their family, and their household with a single place to start for personalized, convenient, and confidential support for mental health and daily life assistance. These services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week,…

Safe Kids Worldwide and Amazon Announce New Partnership to Help Keep Kids Safe from Preventable Injuries

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The FINANCIAL -- Safe Kids Worldwide and Amazon announced today a new partnership dedicated to educating consumers and protecting kids from preventable injuries such as traffic injuries, falls, and burns. Over the coming year, Safe Kids and Amazon will host a series of events across the country for new parents to learn about infant and…

BNP Paribas defines a restrictive policy to fight deforestation in the Amazon and the Cerrado regions

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The FINANCIAL -- Beef and soybean production in Brazil accelerates deforestation in the Amazon and the Cerrado. Whether legal or illegal, it jeopardises the ecological integrity and future of these two biomes. According to BNP Paribas, faced with this degradation, there is an urgent need for all relevant stakeholders to prioritise land use strategies that…

Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Louisiana

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The FINANCIAL -- Amazon.com, Inc. announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in the state of Louisiana in Carencro. The new fulfillment center, which is anticipated to launch in 2021, will create over 500 new, full-time jobs with industry-leading pay and comprehensive benefits starting on the first day on the job for employees.…

Amazon to help 29 million people around the world grow their tech skills with free cloud computing skills training by 2025

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The FINANCIAL -- We will provide training opportunities through existing AWS-designed programs, as well as develop new courses to meet a wide variety of schedules and learning goals.…

Researchers find very high rates of Covid-19 in the Brazilian Amazon

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The FINANCIAL -- By testing approximately 1,000 blood donation samples each month in in the Brazilian cities of São Paulo and Manaus, an international team of researchers have shown that, while both cities have experienced large epidemics with high mortality, as much as three-quarters of the population in Manaus was infected between March and October,…

AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Network Firewall

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company, announced the general availability of AWS Network Firewall, a new managed security service that makes it easier for customers to enable network protections across all of their AWS workloads. Customers can enable AWS Network Firewall in their desired Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) environments with just a…

Amazon introduces Amazon Pharmacy

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon.com, Inc. today announced two new pharmacy offerings to help customers conveniently purchase their prescription medications. Amazon Pharmacy, a new store on Amazon, allows customers to complete an entire pharmacy transaction on their desktop or mobile device through the Amazon App. Using a secure pharmacy profile, customers can add their insurance information, manage prescriptions, and choose payment…

Amazon reveals Black Friday deals

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon’s Black Friday Deals Week is almost here! Starting this Friday, November 20, through November 27 (Black Friday), customers can score tens of thousands of amazing Black Friday deals and low prices on top gifts at amazon.com/blackfriday or on the Amazon App. Plus, new Black Friday deals will be dropping daily all week—don’t miss out, many of these deals…

Amazon announced new state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Mississippi

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon announced plans to launch a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Madison County, creating more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs, with industry-leading pay and comprehensive benefits starting on day one. This fulfillment center will be the first facility located in the Magnolia State to feature Amazon’s innovative robotics technology. The company launched its first…

Amazon sues counterfeiters for using social media to promote sales

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon.com, Inc., announced a lawsuit against 13 individuals and businesses (collectively, the “defendants”) for advertising, promoting, and facilitating the sale of counterfeit luxury goods in Amazon’s store, in violation of Amazon’s policies and the law. The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington and alleges the…

Amazon In-Garage Delivery service is expanding to tens of millions of Prime members

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon announced that tens of millions of Amazon Prime members will now have access to Key by Amazon’s In-Garage Delivery service in more than 4,000 cities across the United States. Key In-Garage Delivery lets eligible Prime members enjoy contactless package delivery securely inside their garage, and offers convenient delivery confirmation for customers using the Key by Amazon app.…

Kohl’s kicks-off its early Black Friday savings today

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The FINANCIAL — Kohl’s  today offered a first look at its incredible holiday deals with the unveiling of its Black Friday Ad, a new and bigger Black Friday Week event than ever before, and exciting savings events all month long — giving customers more opportunities to save on the top gifts of the season this November. The…

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