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Amazon is introducing private investors to high-risk start-ups in a new pilot program

Amazon is introducing private investors to high-risk start-ups in a new pilot program

Amazon is testing a new way to bolster its relationship with start-ups and possibly bring in more capital to the ecosystem. The fledgling effort, known as the Amazon Web Services Pro-Rata Program, is designed to link private investors with companies that use AWS, as well as venture funds whose portfolios are filled with potential cloud customers. Amazon is not investing money through the program.The Pro-Rata program is being run by Brad Holden, a former partner at TomorrowVentures (founded by ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt), and Jason Hunt, who are both part of AWS's business development team focused on angel and seed relationships, according to an email they sent to investors in January.
Now part of Amazon, Eero reaffirms commitment to customer privacy

Now part of Amazon, Eero reaffirms commitment to customer privacy

Eero wants you to know it still cares about your privacy, regardless of who owns it.Amazon's acquisition of the five-year-old startup, which makes home Wi-Fi hardware, is complete, Eero CEO and co-founder Nick Weaver said Tuesday in a blog post. In the post, Weaver wrote extensively about Eero's promise to maintain customer privacy and trust under its new ownership."We want to reaffirm our commitment to your privacy head-on," he wrote "At eero, we have always believed everyone has a fundamental right to privacy, especially in their own homes, and we take this extremely seriously."An Amazon spokeswoman said in an email statement that the deal "changes nothing for customers, especially how we are treating their privacy and security."
Amazon stops ordering from many suppliers, pushing them to bear the risks instead

Amazon stops ordering from many suppliers, pushing them to bear the risks instead

Amazon.com Inc. abruptly stopped buying products over the last two weeks from many of its wholesale vendors, encouraging them to instead sell their products directly to consumers on Amazon’s marketplace. It’s the company’s latest move to boost profits at its core e-commerce business, even if that means disrupting relationships with longtime suppliers and potentially limiting customers’ choices. Thousands of vendors are affected, according to estimates from consultants who help clients sell on Amazon.
Amazon is rapidly expanding its air fleet to handle more of its own shipping

Amazon is rapidly expanding its air fleet to handle more of its own shipping

Amazon is becoming a player in the logistics and shipping industry.That's what analysts think about the recent expansion of Amazon Air to include 50 planes and several new regional hubs, including a $1.5 billion hub opening in northern Kentucky in 2021.
Feeling unwelcome, Amazon ditches plans for New York hub

Feeling unwelcome, Amazon ditches plans for New York hub

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians.The company said on Thursday it did not see consistently “positive, collaborative” relationships with state and local officials. Opponents of the project feared congestion and higher rents in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, and objected to handing billions in incentives to a company run by Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man.
Amazon warns it may rethink plans to open a Philly store if the city bans cashless retailers

Amazon warns it may rethink plans to open a Philly store if the city bans cashless retailers

Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc. has warned Philadelphia officials behind closed doors that a proposal to ban so-called cashless stores would affect the company’s plans to open a brick-and-mortar location here, city officials said Thursday.Officials revealed Amazon’s warning the same day that City Council sent Mayor Jim Kenney a bill that seeks to protect the city’s poorest consumers, but is also supported by the “world’s largest” ATM operator and groups advocating for low-wage workers. The proposal passed by a 12-4 vote on a day when Amazon scrapped its plans for a second headquarters in New York City, citing local opposition.
Amazon is buying mesh router company Eero

Amazon is buying mesh router company Eero

Amazon web hosting has announced that it’s acquiring Eero, the maker of mesh home routers. Amazon says buying Eero will allow the company to “help customers better connect smart home devices.” It will certainly make Alexa-compatible gadgets easier to set up if AWS management also controls the router technology. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed.“We are incredibly impressed with the Eero team and how quickly they invented a WiFi solution that makes connected devices just work,” Dave Limp, Amazon’s SVP of devices, said. “We have a shared vision that the smart home experience can get even easier, and we’re committed to continue innovating on behalf of customers.”
Amazon mobile application development companies in Denver  testing facial recognition tools for online sellers: report

Amazon mobile application development companies in Denver testing facial recognition tools for online sellers: report

Amazon mobile application development companies in Denver may be using facial recognition software to verify the identity of online sellers, BuzzFeed News reported Wednesday.The news outlet reported that an individual based in Vietnam who sells goods through the retail giant was prompted to record a five-second video of his face in order to sign up for a seller profile.Consultants told BuzzFeed that the process may reflect a push for Amazon mobile application development companies in Denver CO to use facial recognition software to prevent the creation of duplicate seller profiles, which would cut down on fake accounts.
Mobile Application Development Companies in Denver Are Making Smarter Restaurant Apps Now

Mobile Application Development Companies in Denver Are Making Smarter Restaurant Apps Now

Mobile Application Development Companies in Denver are now smarter. The technology is now available according to their requirement. Since very long it was felt that the developer can scale their apps according to the region. Expedia has been using the AWS since 2012, and they are doing world of good. They register millions of conversations each day. And they did this with the help of AWS.  Considering Restaurant app, you will find that it’s now possible to ensure the right person gets the right menu, and nothing irrelevant as well. We can even customize the menu, and that according to the customer. Also, you can market the app differently in different region. Load can be balanced according to the requirement. The hosting for all this is ready definitely, and through the cloud. Mobile Application Development Companies in Denver are making most out of this, and restaurant app is an example for it.
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