Amazon Key to Unlock Homes for Convenient In-Home Deliveries

Amazon has once again upped the home delivery playing field. On Oct. 25, Amazon announced their plans to launch Amazon Key, a service that will allow Amazon Prime customers to hand over a “digital house key” to authorized Amazon drivers, who will then access the customer’s homes in order to securely and conveniently leave packages.…

Amazon Introduces Alexa to the Roads via Garmin and BMW

Amazon is taking Alexa, their popular and innovative cloud-computing voice service, to the roads in 2018 by partnering with GPS technology leader Garmin and luxury car company BMW. In this advanced digital age, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become more commonplace. HOBI International, Inc. president Craig Boswell has often presented on the growth, movement,…

Amazon issued complaint for importing refurbished phones to India

The Indian Express reports Amazon India and 20 other ecommerce platforms, including eBay, Snapdeal, Olx and Quikr, were issued a showcause complaint by the India’s environment ministry for selling imported refurbished devices.   The notice, filed September 23, orders Amazon “to stop the import/shipment of used/refurbished electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) immediately.” The notice also…