The COMUNICANO for Wednesday May 10 2017

The hot news story in tech has to be the Amazon Echo Show. And is it a show. Beyond what it will do,
May 10 · Issue #81 · View online
Andy Abramson

The hot news story in tech has to be the Amazon Echo Show. And is it a show. Beyond what it will do, there is all kinds of speculation of what Amazon’s foray into telecom is really going to be. Add to it claims from an Amazon partner that their idea was taken and it all makes for good copy and fun reading. My views are in the first story.

Those stories all lead off today’s COMUNICANO, but there’s more…so read on…

Hello! It's Alexa Calling or Is There An Echo?
With New Echo Speakers, Amazon Lets You Ask Alexa to Phone Mom
Developers will be able to build interfaces for the Echo Show soon
Amazon 'probably copied us' on Echo Show, startup CEO says
Amazon invested millions in the startup Nucleus — then cloned its product for the new Echo
Amazon's New Echo Show Is Impressive, But Don't Count Google Out Yet
Amazon Out to Break Into VoIP
Amazon debuts its own concert series in the UK as a perk for Prime members
Amazon to Share New Building with Homeless Shelter in Seattle
Apple Watch
‘Fitbit of sleep’: Apple buys night-time tracking firm Beddit
Apple tops $800 billion market cap for first time
Google Watch
Google I/O 2017 To Host Session On Large Screen Android Apps
Microsoft Watch
Microsoft Build: Livestream, how to watch, what to expect
Google Chrome won't be allowed on Windows 10 S
Odds & Ends
Uber raising rates in Pa., Del., and elsewhere to encourage drivers to join insurance program
WhatsApp is totally dominating video calling, too
More Biometric Scanning Is Coming Soon To U.S. Airports | HuffPost
Coffee Shops Skip Wi-Fi to Encourage Customers to Actually Talk
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