Amazon’s latest onslaught of hardware proves it won’t stop until it reaches every aspect of your life (AMZN)

Stephen Brashear/Getty Images Amazon unveiled 13 new hardware products, along with a slew of new services and Alexa updates, at an event on Thursday.  The new products give Amazon a greater reach than ever before. It now offers everything from an Alexa-enabled microwave, to high-end audio equipment, to a wall clock. Amazon’s reach exceeds that […]

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (AAPL, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN)

Business Insider Intelligence The US spends over $ 3 trillion annually in healthcare costs — but providers can’t keep up with growing demand. Health organizations are increasingly turning to tech companies to transform delivery of care and lower health expenditures. Seeing an opportunity to tap into the lucrative healthcare market, four of the largest US […]

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT)

Voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft’s Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The current interest in, and adoption of, voice assistants for commerce is being driven by recent technological breakthroughs, advantages of the tech over existing channels, and the […]

Insiders are buzzing that Northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon’s HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes high-profile visit to Washington, DC (AMZN)

Amy Harris/Invision/AP The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Northern Virginia could soon land Amazon HQ2. Two sources said as much to Business Insider. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is amid a high-profile trip to Washington, DC. The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select Northern Virginia as the […]

Walmart’s Jet.com is relaunching to make shopping online more fun in a direct challenge to Amazon (WMT, AMZN)

Jet.com Jet.com is relaunching its website with a focus on a unique experience and a carefully chosen assortment of brands and merchandise. The Walmart-owned e-commerce site is also bringing in key retail partners like Nike, which will debut on the site in September. Jet is also launching same-day grocery delivery in the New York City […]

Amazon and Walmart are building out delivery capabilities (AMZN, WMT)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Retail giants Amazon and Walmart have been actively exploring ways to get goods to consumers for some time now. And, earlier this week, both companies made […]

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (AAPL, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN)

  The US spends over $ 3 trillion annually in healthcare costs — but providers can’t keep up with growing demand. Health organizations are increasingly turning to tech companies to transform delivery of care and lower health expenditures. Seeing an opportunity to tap into the lucrative healthcare market, four of the largest US tech companies […]

Amazon just hit an all-time high as it inches towards becoming a $1 trillion company (AMZN)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Amazon could follow Apple in hitting a $ 1 trillion valuation.  Shares hit an all-time high on Thursday and many on Wall Street say it’s poised to hit the milestone. Follow Amazon’s stock price in real-time here.  Shares of Amazon climbed 0.8% on Thursday, hitting an all-time high of $ 1,899.96, as […]

Oracle founder Larry Ellison says its ’embarrassing’ for Amazon that it relies so heavily on Oracle’s technology (ORCL, AMZN)

Oracle Oracle founder Larry Ellison said “it’s kind of embarrassing” for Amazon that it uses Oracle’s databases to power its own business — especially considering Amazon offers its own databases that compete with Oracle’s.  Ellison was responding to a report from last week that Amazon intends to get off of Oracle’s products completely by 2020.  […]

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Costs are skyrocketing, consumer demand for more accessible care is growing rapidly, and healthcare companies are unable to keep up. See […]