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Voice assistants still have problems understanding strong accents
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Get Amazon gift cards just for renting a car from Avis
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Hyundai offers virtual showroom on Amazon
Look for your new car right after you bulk order laundry detergent.
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Amazon's Prime Day still broke records, despite glitches
But of course, we have no concrete data on sales.
DeepMind, Elon Musk and others pledge not to make autonomous AI weapons
They also call on governments to institute laws against such technology.
Walmart might get into the crowded video-subscription business
It's reportedly considering its own subscription service.