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February 15, 2018 11:58 PM Billionaire space race heats up as Richard Branson admits he's JEALOUS of Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launch

Elon Musk made history earlier this month when his Falcon Heavy megarocket launched from Cape Canaveral, carrying Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster on a journey to Mars. Richard Branson told CNN in an interview on Wednesday that he's envious of Musk's successful launch but that his space company Virgin Galactic would be planning its own mission soon. The Falcon 6

February 13, 2018 3:43 PM UK staff at risk as part of Amazon´s global jobs shake-up

Amazon has not ruled out making cuts at its UK operations as part of a rare global jobs shake-up at the online retail giant. The company has confirmed it will axe a “small” number of positions across the business, but stopped short of giving a number. However, the Seattle Times cited sources who said the move would affect several hundred employees at Amazon’s 4

February 13, 2018 9:24 AM Donal MacIntyre's estranged wife is arrested after the TV investigator found a spy camera disguised as a coat hook in his home

Donal MacIntyre's estranged wife has been arrested after he allegedly found a spy camera disguised as a coat hanger in his home. Ameera MacIntyre, 43, is accused of using his credit card to buy it on Amazon and getting a third party to plant the device. The hook has a tiny lens concealed at the top and a microchip to record sound. Detectives are investigating

February 7, 2018 1:33 PM Mother receives Amazon delivery with yards of packaging to stop two PILLOWS from breaking

A young mother was furious after she received an entire recycling bin's worth of Amazon packaging which was used to protect two pillows. Alix Pearson, 24, ordered two £6 Slumberdown products and was stunned when they arrived covered in reels of protective paper. A video shows Ms Pearson removing the items - which were already encased in plastic - from the large 8

January 31, 2018 7:36 PM You can now use Alexa to TEXT any phone (but only on an Android and it doesn't do group texts or emojis)

Thanks to a new software update, you can now use Alexa to deliver SMS text messages to any phone. It only works for Alexa users in the US with an Android device that also have the Alexa app installed on their phone. You also can't use the feature to text 911 or participate in group text messages. Don't try to send your friend your favorite emoji, either 11

January 25, 2018 12:59 PM 'Sam' Is The New Gaming Assistant Like Amazon's Alexa

Called Sam, the assistant is designed to "enhance players' gaming experience", and will learn about you from your profile and preferences to tailor tips and information, and make recommendations based on what he learns about your gaming habits. "When gamers want to know about a release date, watch a trailer, discover Easter Eggs in a game or chat with Sam about 11

January 22, 2018 1:46 PM Facebook sets sights on Premier League streaming as it hires Eurosport veteran to drive deals

Facebook has hired the former chief executive of Eurosport in another effort to bring live sport to the social media platform. According to the Guardian, Peter Hutton has signed to push through mega-money contracts to exclusively secure coverage for Facebook. Hutton will leave Eurosport once the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea finishes (25 February) 29

January 19, 2018 3:59 PM 'Call Me By Your Name,' 'Lady Bird' land GLAAD nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Five feature films including "The Shape of Water" and "Call Me By Your Name" have been nominated for GLAAD Media Awards, one year after it found only two films to honor for gay-inclusive story lines and characters. The other wide-release films nominated Friday are "Battle of the Sexes," ''Lady Bird" and "Professor Marston and the Wonder 6

January 19, 2018 3:53 PM Amazon raises monthly Prime membership fees by 20 percent

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for an annual membership will not change, the company said Friday. The online retailer had added the monthly payment option about two years ago as a way to hook shoppers - especially during the holiday season - who wanted faster free shipping 5

January 17, 2018 9:09 PM Are Google's smart gadget wrecking YOUR wifi? Firm admits bug is 'overloading' routers

Already Samsung has revealed plans for a Bixby speaker to take on Apple's HomePod, Amazon's Echo and Google's Home. Apple's speaker will have a higher price tag than the Amazon Echo range, which begins at $49 (£49) for the Echo Dot. The speaker will provide a hub for appliances via Apple's HomeKit system and establish a centre inside the home to lock people 18