Amazon’s next big step in sports: buying into the Yankees Network

As Disney completes its acquisition of Fox there’s more than just the Marvel universe at stake. One condition of the purchase is that it will sell off Fox’s portfolio of regional sports networks, and as rumors late last year suggested, one interested party is Amazon. Reports from the New York Times and other outlets claim […]

Amazon’s first ‘Lord of the Rings’ teaser is a minimal Middle-earth map

As things stand, we know very little about Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Prime Video series. We do know it will last several seasons and it will include some familiar characters from J.R.R. Tolkien’s books, though Amazon was clear it’s not remaking Peter Jackson’s movies. The release timeline, as well as the aspects of Middle-earth […]

Amazon’s Autodidact Streak

Candace Thille’s mother, who had an undergraduate degree in physics and a master’s degree in mathematics, always told her that all work is honorable work, as long as you set a high standard for yourself. Her father, an electrical engineer, was the one who emphasized the importance of education: “The most important thing you can […]

A workers’ union skewered Amazon’s labour practices with a whack-a-mole game about working at a warehouse over Christmas

GMB A British union has highlighted working conditions at Amazon warehouses over Christmas with a satirical whack-a-mole-style game. The game was created by the GMB union, one of the biggest workers’ unions in the UK. The game makes the player furiously click on packages while showing pop-up messages which refer to damning media and GMB […]

Amazon’s $30 Echo clock puts Alexa timers on your wall

The Amazon Echo Wall Clock is finally available. First announced back in September, the analog clock that can sync with timers and display countdowns set through Alexa sells for $ 30. To get the most of this wall clock, you’ll need an Echo speaker to pair with it. The clock itself doesn’t have a microphone […]

Amazon’s $200 Echo Link is ready with streaming music for your hi-fi

If you’ve bought into Amazon’s ecosystem of smart home features and you have a high-end audio system, then the Echo Link is intended to bring those worlds together. Announced earlier this year alongside devices like the Echo Sub and Fire TV Recast, it doesn’t contain a microphone or speaker like the Echo Dot. Instead it […]

How to Navigate Amazon’s ’12 Days of Deals’ for the Best Travel Items

Navigating Amazon’s ’12 Days of Deals’ for Best Travel Items Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]

Amazon’s 10 best Cyber Monday tech deals — if you only have $100 to spend

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Black Friday may be a big deal if you’re into heading to physical retail stores, but for those who prefer to shop from the comfort of their own couch, Cyber […]