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Jeff Bezos owns a $23 million mansion in the swanky Washington DC neighborhood the Obamas call home. It's 15 minutes from Amazon's new HQ2

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon has announced that its second headquarters, HQ2, will be split between Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia .
There are a lot of reasons Amazon decided to locate HQ2 in the Washington, DC metro area, from the area's being in the "bull's-eye of America's internet," to the human resources talent available, to the proximity to the US government.
But one of the biggest reasons could be that CEO Jeff Bezos owns a $23 million mansion in Washington DC's Kalorama neighborhood, a h istoric area that's home to the Obamas, Jared Kushner, and Ivanka Trump, among numerous other bigwigs in...
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Demo videos showing Skype calls on the Amazon Echo leak, and it's pretty slick

Demo videos showing Skype calls on the Amazon Echo leak, and it's pretty slick

29 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

In September Amazon and Microsoft announced that Skype user will be able to make phone calls using the Amazon Echo. With this integration, Amazon Echo owners will be able to call hundreds of millions of people using Skype around the world, including making Skype Out calls using Skype Credit. At the announcement, Microsoft and Amazon...
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Facebook Portal gets a web browser, games, and $50 discount

Facebook Portal gets a web browser, games, and $50 discount

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Google Family Link updated with more features on Chrome OS

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Facebook Portal adds games and web browser amidst mediocre Amazon reviews

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Facebook Portal update adds web browser, games, and manual camera controls

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The update is rolling out to users now! Facebook's Portal is a surprisingly solid entry in the smart display market, and today, a new update is rolling out that adds a lot of... Read more ...

The best smart home products that work with Google Home

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TP-Link Deco M5 mesh Wi-Fi kit is 33% off today with a £60 discount

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If you've been at all tempted by the prospect of a mesh networking Wi-Fi system, but perhaps put off by the cost, you'll doubtless be interested to learn Amazon has a really... Read more ...