Amazon Echo

Joe Biden News Podcast to Debut on Amazon Echo, Google Home

A news startup called “Ground Control” has partnered with the Creative Artist Agency for a series of podcasts specific to Amazon and Google’s high-tech home assistants. First up is a news briefing curated by Barack Obama’s former vice president, Joe Biden.

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Amazon Hits Earnings Record, But Stock Tanks

Amazon set a quarterly earnings record of $1 a share on $35.7 billion in sales last quarter, but traders sent the stock plunging over 7% Friday after the e-commerce company missed Wall Street’s earnings estimates by 36 percent.

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