Tag: Amazon

Amazon Has Acquired Networking Firm Eero To Boost Smart Devices

Amazon has announced that it’s buying mesh networking fim Eero. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in San Francisco. According to Crunchbase it employs between 51 and 100 people. In January 2018, the company laid off 30 employees, around 20% of the company. It has raised around $90 million in four funding rounds so far.

This Code Gets You 25 Per Cent Off Amazon Device Accessories

After the discount bonanza that is the Black Friday > Cyber Monday > Christmas > Boxing Day sales run, the latter half of January can be a bit quiet on the savings stakes. But we’ve got the heads-up on a code that’ll get you 25 per cent off all Amazon device accessories – meaning accessories

Facebook employees caught giving 5-star ratings to Portal smart speakers on Amazon

Despite growing concerns over how Facebook handles users’ data, the social networking giant last year launched ‘Portal’ smart speakers that compete with Google’s Home and Amazon Echo devices. Facebook hasn’t yet revealed how its speakers are doing commercially, but apparently its employees are ensuring Portal devices get good ratings. Tech columnist Kevin Roose spotted 5-star