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Amazon’s entry into health care may have just narrowed with the Cigna-Express Scripts deal

Health insurer Cigna’s announced move Thursday to buy pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts may have just narrowed Amazon’s entry into health care. If Amazon founder Jeff Bezos ever wanted to get into the health insurance industry, “the target that would have made sense for them is Cigna,” Ana Gupte, senior health care services analyst at Leerink Partners, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” On Thursday, Cigna agreed to buy Express ... Read More »

Amazon’s Alexa Is Now Available For HTC’s U11. How Does It Compare To Other Digital Assistants?

HTC and Amazon have announced that Alexa, Amazon’s own digital assistant, is now available for use on HTC’s U11 smartphone. Amazon’s Alexa is already a fairly popular digital assistant, but its availability on smartphones is limited to the U11 and the Huawei Mate 9. Amazon’s slow expansion into the mobile phone market could be key to determining which smart assistant ... Read More »

dLogitech adds Amazon’s Alexa skills to its ZeroTouch voice-control smartphone mount

ogitech has announced a new version of the app for its ZeroTouch Android smartphone mounts (there is no iPhone version) that incorporates Amazon’s Alexa voice-controlled digital assistant. Once ZeroTouch owners install the new app, they’ll gain a raft of new features, including the ability to control any Alexa-compatible device in their smart home, even if they don’t own an Amazon ... Read More »

New crowdfunding marketing campaign wants to deliver Amazon’s Alexa to smartwatches

Amazon hasn’t announced any plans to make its own smartwatch, but a brand new Indiegogo campaign is promising the following–exceptional factor. CoWatch claims to be the ”global’s first Amazon Alexa integrated smartwatch.” similar to the Amazon Echolinked speaker, CoWatch will tap into Amazon’s voice services for controlling smart home gadgets, ordering rides from Uber, including matters for your purchasing list, ... Read More »