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Amazon Announces Fund For 700,000 School Breakfasts This Year

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK

Amazon has committed to funding 700,000 school breakfasts for over 3,800 children in the current academic year. The American retail giant will partner...

Amazon Unveils Checkout-Free Grocery Store In Seattle

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon is continuing its advance into the physical retail sector with the launch of a checkout-free grocery store in Seattle. The shop uses computer ...

Amazon Echo Review: Finally, A Gadget We Actually Want To Talk To

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Tech

As a species we’re very particular about who, and what, we talk to. We’ll happily talk to each other, animals and to ourselves. We will even give ...

Sorry John Lewis, But Amazon Is Surprising Everyone With Its Powerful Christmas Ad

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK

Amazon has surprised thousands with a powerful Christmas advert showing the friendship between a Christian Vicar and a Muslim Imam. The American retai...

Woman's Amazon Review Of Female Urination Device Is A Poetic Masterpiece

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A witty review of a female urination device has got the internet in stitches. The author, an unknown woman, left the lengthy review on the ‘GoGirl...

Mike Ashley, Rotten Apples, Jenga And The Laws Of Karma

Jon Wilkins | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK
Jon Wilkins

I was playing Jenga with my kids at the weekend. To say it was taxing and frustrating - as well as being damn right difficult - is an understatement. ...

Amazon Echo Is A Speaker That's Your Personal Assistant, Teacher, DJ

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon has confirmed that Echo, a voice-controlled speaker that uses cloud computing to control your home, will be launching in the UK. The personal a...

Humans Have Destroyed 10% Of The World's Wilderness In 20 Years

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Tech

Researchers have shown that in the last two decades, human activity has destroyed more than a tenth of the wilderness left on earth. In the 1990s, res...

Amazon And Starbucks 'Pay Less Tax Than A Sausage Stand'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK

Austria’s chancellor has attacked Amazon and Starbucks for paying little tax in his country, saying cafes and sausage stands pay more tax than the g...

Wave Farewell To The Toilet Roll Fear, Amazon Dash Has Arrived In The UK

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Amazon Dash has officially launched in the UK. To many of us that could mean very little, and unless you’ve been keeping abreast of the latest tech ...

Stripped Bare

Sharon Bull | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

Going public with regard to mental health issues, past mistakes and life errors that most people would probably choose to closet, rather than use as examples in a book to help others was a huge gamble to take, but for me it was a venture worth the risk.

Look To The Skies, Amazon's Delivery Drones Are Set To Be Tested In The UK

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon is joining forces with the UK government to test drone delivery systems in rural and suburban Britain for the first time. The tech giant is ca...

Amazon's Offering Some Absurd Deals Through Amazon Prime Day

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon Prime Day 2016 is finally upon us, bringing with it some of the best deals on PS4, Xbox One bundles, video games, TVs and more. The all-day onl...

The 15 Best Drunk Purchases Ever Made

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Millennials have to deal with many problems that their parents never experienced in their youth. Not being able to buy a house, peak avocado, Brexit m...

Amazon's New Kindle Is Its Most Accessible Yet

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon has unveiled a brand-new version of its original Kindle that's thinner, lighter and now comes in either black or white. Launching in the UK on ...

The EU's Tax on TV and Film

Matthew Ellery | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK Politics
Matthew Ellery

Laws about Netflix, Amazon Prime and TV adverts should not be determined in any sphere other than nationally. We at Get Britain Out simply cannot think of a reason why these rules cannot be determined by our elected Government at Westminster, rather than 28 unelected EU commissioners in Brussels.

The Perils of Automatic Subtitling

Pat Higgins | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

A colleague suggested that the best starting point would be to use a free online service to prepare 'auto-detect' subtitles, which could then be proof-read and edited before being exported and attached to the new version of the movie for Amazon. This seemed like a damn good starting point. It worked! Well, it sort of worked.

People On Twitter Are Suggesting Better Names For Jeremy Clarkson's New Show

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Comedy

On Wednesday Jeremy Clarkson announced the name of his long awaited Amazon Prime series, which will also star fellow petrolheads Richard Hammond and J...

The Truth About 'Fast' Fashion in 2016

George Taylor | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Style
George Taylor

When it comes to fashion and technology, how fast is too fast? You only have to look at Instagram to realise that taking photos of every waking move is now deemed as 'normal.' But what is 'normal?' And does normal mean good? Not necessarily.

They Call It Puppy Love...

Kathryn Berens | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Berens

Lottie has been with us now for 5 days. Perhaps I am slightly delirious from lack of sleep but I have fallen for her very heavily indeed much to the delight of my family. That's quite fortunate really as I'm discovering that puppies are not a walk in the park (excuse the extremely weak pun, I plead exhaustion).

Why Business Transparency Is the Real Lesson of the Panama Papers

Dan Gandesha | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK
Dan Gandesha

Transparency is the new normal. The future belongs to the businesses that embrace it.

Meet The Kindle Oasis, Amazon's £269 Bet That You REALLY Love Reading

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Tech

Meet the Amazon Kindle Oasis - An eReader so meticulously crafted that a discussion about the simple task of making the screen glow took almost 15 min...

Will Sainsbury's or Amazon Win The Battle For UK Groceries?

Mark Hillary | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK
Mark Hillary

I was surprised to see that the Wall Street Journal reported negatively on the takeover of Home Retail Group (including Argos) by the supermarket gian...

Your Kindle Could Stop Working Unless You Update By 22 March

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon has announced a 'critical' software for the Kindle which, unless downloaded before the end of today, will render your e-reader essentially unus...

Jeremy Clarkson Has Had A Bit Of An Accident In Barbados

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

Jeremy Clarkson is filming his new Amazon TV show in Barbados. And he's not shy about telling us all just how lovely it is out there... Another ...