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Amazon delivery driver convicted over family dog theft

Image copyright Richard Guttfield Image caption Wilma disappeared from her home in Buckinghamshire An Amazon driver who stole a family’s pet when he was delivering dog food has been given a 12-month community order. Levi Pislea, 22, snatched Richard Guttfield’s miniature schnauzer, Wilma, when he delivered the order. It sparked an online appeal to trace the 11-month-old missing hound. Pislea, …

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Apple Reportedly Acquires Pullstring, the AI Startup Behind Alexa, Google Assistant-Based Apps

Photo Credit: YouTube/ ToyTalk Hello Barbie, a product by ToyTalk (aka PullString) in partnership with Mattel Apple is pulling up its socks in the AI race and as part of its latest efforts, the iPhone maker has reportedly acquired a San Francisco-based AI startup called Pullstring – also known as ToyTalk. The startup helps companies design and publish voice-based apps …

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New Zealand to Target Online Giants With Digital Tax

New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the cabinet had agreed to issue a discussion document about how to update the …

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The community that rejected Amazon

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Amazon dropped its plan to create a campus in a changing neighbourhood of New York after backlash A day after Amazon announced it would abandon controversial plans to build a new campus in New York City, the neighbourhood selected for the expansion was still in shock. At Manducatis Rustica, an Italian restaurant on the …

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Vivo V15 Pro Teased on Flipkart Ahead of Launch Next Week

Vivo V15 Pro is set to launch in India on February 20 Amazon India has been teasing the arrival of Vivo V15 Pro for over a week, and now Flipkart has also joined in the action with a dedicated microsite for the phone. The Vivo V15 Pro teaser pages on Amazon and Flipkart reiterate that the smartphone will launch on …

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Honor Play, Honor 8C, Honor 7C Get Discounts During Honor Days Sale on Amazon.in

Honor Play under the Honor Days sale is available at Rs. 16,999 Honor Play, Honor 8C, and Honor 7C have received discounts during the Honor Days sale on Amazon.in. Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has also brought exchange discounts on the Honor 8X during the Amazon sale in India. Further, the Honor View 20 customers can avail VIP services, including end-to-end customer …

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Good Omens Release Date Set for May, Benedict Cumberbatch to Play Satan

Photo Credit: Chris Raphael/Amazon, Richard Harbaugh/AMPAS Michael Sheen, David Tennant in Good Omens (inset) Benedict Cumberbatch Amazon Prime Video has announced a release date for its adaptation of Good Omens, the fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. All six episodes of Good Omens will be available May 31, 2019 on Prime Video globally. Additionally, Gaiman has revealed that …

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Valentine’s Day 2019: Vivo Nex, Vivo V9 Pro, Vivo Y95 Discounts and Other Offers in Vivo Carnival Sale

Vivo has kicked off its Vivo Carnival sale as part of which multiple smartphones have got price cuts and have also received some special offers for a limited time. The Vivo Carnival sale is now live and will end on Valentine’s Day, 14 February 2019. The discounts on Vivo’s Valentine’s Day sale can be availed on Flipkart, Amazon, and the company’s …

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