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  1. 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'...
  2. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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.
  8. 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]
  9. 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.
  10. 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...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Amazon returns back to the verge of $1 trillion

    Amazon returns back to the verge of $1 trillion Amazon.com Inc. is flirting with a $1 trillion valuation again after posting its longest winning streak since briefly surpassing that level in September. Seven consecutive days of gains have boosted the e-commerce giant’s market value to $993...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Newegg vs Amazon - Pricing comparison

    Newegg vs Amazon - Pricing comparison Newegg recently launched an option to set South Africa as your shopping location on its global website. This is great news for serial importers, as tech devices on international marketplaces can sometimes be cheaper than buying them in South Africa, even...
  13. NeonNinja

    [S] Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen

    Item name (be very descriptive): Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen (Heather Grey) Age and condition: Brand new. Still sealed. Do you include packaging: Yes. Warranty: Unknown. Reason for selling: Unwanted prize. Price: R750 - Not Negotiable. Location: East London. Shipping or collection: Collection...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Amazon is trying to sell us a bright future

    Amazon is trying to sell us a bright future Last week, Amazon.com Inc. held its first-ever conference devoted to the technological frontiers of AI, machine learning, robotics and space exploration. The message: The future is good, and so is Amazon’s role in it. The event in Las Vegas was not...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Amazon working on free music streaming service - Report

    Amazon working on free music streaming service - Report Amazon is in discussions to launch a free music streaming service, with Amazon monetising this offering through the implementation of ads, Billboard reports. The goal of releasing such a service would reportedly be to give its users a...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Amazon's physical stores face competition from European startup

    Amazon's physical stores face competition from European startup Grocers, alarmed at Amazon.com Inc.’s rapid growth in Europe, are considering fighting back with the help of a tiny Portuguese startup. Sensei, a 16-month-old technology company based in Lisbon that’s backed by Germany’s Metro AG...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Amazon will launch thousands of satellites to offer high-speed Internet around the world

    Amazon will launch thousands of satellites to offer high-speed Internet around the world Amazon.com Inc. plans to launch thousands of satellites to provide broadband internet access around the globe. The effort, dubbed Project Kuiper, aims to give unserved and underserved communities around...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Amazon spawns new websites turning returns into profits

    Amazon spawns new websites turning returns into profits Kerry Franciscovich describes herself as a lifelong garage-sale scavenger, reselling her finds over the years on EBay Inc. So when she wanted to earn some extra spending money, she decided to step up her online game. With merchandise she...
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    Capitec Account Question

    Hi Can anyone confirm if a Capitec Debit account/card can do the following: 1. Purchase from Amazon.com/uk/others. 2. Purchase from Gearbest. 3. Linked with Paypal just in case I want to use it as a payment method. 4. Purchase from Steam.
  20. Jamie McKane

    Amazon backs Yankees in deal to buy back YES Network

    Amazon backs Yankees in deal to buy back YES Network The New York Yankees are close to a deal to buy back the YES Network for almost $3.5 billion, with backing from Amazon.com Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. and Redbird Capital Partners, according to people familiar with the deal. The...
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