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  1. Jamie McKane

    Amazon to produce renewable electricity in South Africa

    Amazon to produce renewable electricity in South Africa US tech giant Amazon says it will generate its own electricity in South Africa, through solar and wind projects, to supply its data centres. It comes as state power producer, Eskom again warned of a high probability of load-shedding amid...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Amazon Holiday Dash sale launched

    Amazon Holiday Dash sale launched Amazon has launched its new Holiday Dash deals event, which it said will offer early Black Friday deals every day. "Amazon’s Holiday Dash deals event is serving up holiday cheer and epic savings early this year to give customers more time to shop and save,"...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Amazon launches new Fire TV Stick devices

    Amazon launches new Fire TV Stick devices Amazon has announced its next-generation Fire TV Stick products, both of which are significantly more powerful than the previous models. The company revealed its new Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite products, as well as an overhauled Fire TV...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Amazon unveils new range of Echo smart speakers

    Amazon unveils new range of Echo smart speakers Amazon revealed its new lineup of Echo devices at an event on 24 September 2020. The devices include the new Echo Show 10, Echo Dot Kids Edition, Echo Dot, and Echo smart speakers.
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    Thinking of buying from Amazon

    Hello, so I have a question or two.. There's something I'm trying to buy locally but I can't find a trustworthy so I decided to try Amazon for the first time. I know that they calculate everything for you during checkout but I want to know is that what can I expect after paying in terms...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Application process for Amazon's new jobs in South Africa detailed

    Application process for Amazon's new jobs in South Africa detailed Amazon announced in June that it was hiring 3,000 new customer service agents in South Africa. The company was looking for skills ranging from basic computer literacy to technical experts. These new employees are required to...
  7. Anthro

    CEOs Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos & Sundar Pichai testify before House Judiciary

    CEOs Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos & Sundar Pichai testify before House Judiciary Commitee https://www.cnet.com/news/historic-antitrust-hearing-kicks-off-with-big-tech-on-the-hot-seat/ A historic antitrust hearing kicked off early Wednesday afternoon, with the CEOs of Facebook, Amazon...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Amazon is hiring 3,000 South Africans - These are the jobs you can apply for now

    Amazon is hiring 3,000 South Africans - These are the jobs you can apply for now Last month, Amazon announced that it was hiring 3,000 new customer service agents in South Africa, ranging from customer service associates to technical experts. These new employees will work from home and provide...
  9. Mr G

    FS: Android 9.0 Tablet Duoduogo 10.1" 3GB RAM 32GB ROM - BRAND NEW

    Item name (be very descriptive): 10.1" Duoduogo Android tablet, white/gold colour with gold tablet case, brand new (imported with Amazon). Android 9.0, USB-C (US charger), 3GB/32GB, 1280*800 screen, 8500mAh battery, Dual sim + micro SD slots (up to 128gb), OTG cable, able to make/receive calls...
  10. jostian

    Amazon deliveries to SA

    Anyone have any ideas as to when Amazon will start delivery of items to SA again? thanks
  11. Bradley Prior

    Jeff Bezos hacked through WhatsApp by Saudi prince - Report

    Jeff Bezos hacked through WhatsApp by Saudi prince - Report The Guardian reports that Jeff Bezos was successfully hacked through WhatsApp by Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2018. A digital forensic analysis found that it was "highly probable" that the infiltration of Bezos'...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Amazon fires employees for leaking customer emails

    Amazon fires employees for leaking customer emails Amazon.com Inc. said it had fired employees for leaking customer email addresses and phone numbers to an unspecified third party, the second time this week the technology giant acknowledged some workers had improperly accessed customer data...
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    Cheapest way to make an International Call?

    Hey guys, I need to phone Amazon to discuss a support ticket with them. I've tried doing it via email but they've said they need to do it over the phone. I'm with MTN, what's the cheapest way to do an international call?
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    Amazon Alexa installation help

    Hi. I am living in the US and want to send an Amazon Echo Dot 3 to my parents in SA (selling on bidorbuy or incredible connection) They are technically challenged, so does anybody know of an IT or similar company who does home based installations who would be able to assist them with setting...
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    Importing Photography Equipment Into South Africa

    Good Afternoon! I have been looking online for some deals on a Nikon D3500. I found one or two good ones on Amazon.com and I was wondering if there are any import duties or customs taxes associated with that. The product i'm interested in does ship here. I have ordered electronics via Amazon...
  16. Jamie McKane

    How edge computing threatens Amazon's cloud business

    How edge computing threatens Amazon's cloud business Three companies — Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. — quietly dominate the world of cloud computing. With more more than 100 giant data centers worldwide, they rent out computing power to all manner of customers, making...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Awesome tech deals from Amazon Prime Day 2019

    Awesome tech deals from Amazon Prime Day 2019 Amazon's annual Prime Day sale has begun, offering great deals to Amazon Prime subscribers. Prime Day, which began at 09:00 on 15 July, will run for 48 hours and offer great savings on a variety of products - including some awesome tech deals.
  18. Jamie McKane

    Amazon to launch new Echo speaker

    Amazon to launch new Echo speaker Amazon.com Inc. is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. [Bloomberg]
  19. Jamie McKane

    Amazon unveils Prime Day 2019 specials

    Amazon unveils Prime Day 2019 specials Amazon announced that its Prime Day promotional period will kick off at 09:00 on 15 July 2019. Specials will run for 48 hours, with new deals launching every five minutes in addition to specials which will be available throughout the entire period.
  20. Jamie McKane

    Amazon shows off tiny AI-powered race car at 2019 AWS Summit

    Amazon shows off tiny AI-powered race car at 2019 AWS Summit At the 2019 AWS Summit in Cape Town, Amazon showed off its impressive AWS DeepRacer vehicle. The AWS DeepRacer is a 1:18-scale race car which is driven by reinforcement learning (RL), and is seen by AWS as an entry point into...
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