Friday, October 23, 2020

Startup launches innovative new product that pays Amazon marketplace sellers daily – TechCrunch

Third-party sellers are the dominant driver of sales on Amazon’s marketplace, accounting for 58% of its total (and growing). We know that the pandemic, ironically, has been good for...

The Best Amazon Fire Tablet for Your Needs

If you’re looking for an Android tablet, but don’t want to splash out too much money, Amazon’s Fire HD range is an excellent place to start.However, what do you get...

Oracle’s BlueKai tracks you across the web. That data spilled online – TechCrunch

Have you ever wondered why online ads appear for things that you were just thinking about? There’s no big conspiracy. Ad tech can be creepily accurate. Tech giant Oracle is one of...

Why are unicorns pushing back IPOs when the Nasdaq is near record highs? –...

The unicorns are still at it, Vision Fund 2 or no Vision Fund 2. This week, Instacart announced that it has raised fresh capital at a valuation north of $13 billion....

Silicon Valley can fight systemic racism by supporting Black-owned businesses – TechCrunch

As the United States sees its second week of large-scale protests against police brutality, it’s painfully clear that the country’s racial divide requires significant short- and long-term action. But most...

Amazon Air adds 12 new aircraft to its cargo fleet, expands its ground operations...

Amazon announced today it has added 12 new cargo aircraft to Amazon Air, bringing its total fleet to more than 80 aircraft, in part because of increased demand for shipments...

How to upgrade your at-home videoconference setup: Lighting edition – TechCrunch

In this installment of our ongoing series around making the most of your at-home video setup, we’re going to focus on one of the most important, but least well-understood or...

Amazon expands use of SNAP benefits for online grocery to 11 more states –...

Amazon customers in nearly a dozen more U.S. states are now able to use their SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits to purchase groceries online, the retailer announced on Thursday....

USPS reportedly reassessing last-mile delivery deals with companies like Amazon – TechCrunch

In a time when package deliveries are more essential than ever, the future of the United States Postal Service is very much in limbo. The president of the United States...

To fight fraud, Amazon now screens third-party sellers through video calls – TechCrunch

Amazon is piloting a new system aimed at validating the identify of third-party sellers over video conferencing, the company announced on Sunday. The technology is a part of a...

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