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Amazon Unveils Echo Buds, Wireless Earbuds Featuring Bose Noise Reduction Tech

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — Confirming rumors, Amazon has announced today its first set of truly wireless earbuds: Echo Buds. The new buds will feature Bose noise reduction technology and work with the company’s popular Alexa voice assistant. The Echo Buds will cost $129 for a pair, with preorders beginning today. Amazon says that the new headphones…

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Reports: Amazon Set to Unveil Alexa-Powered Wireless Earbuds to Rival AirPods

UPDATE: On September 25, Amazon announced the company’s attempt to break into the wireless earbud space with ‘Echo Buds’ truly wireless earbuds, featuring noise reduction technology from Bose. At a price set below rival Apple’s popular AirPods, Amazon hopes to take market share and increase adoption of its popular voice assistance, Alexa. Read more about…

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Amazon India Creates Silent Delivery Station, Managed by Deaf Employees

MUMBAI, INDIA — The world’s largest online retailer, Amazon, has announced the launch of a so-called ‘Silent Delivery Station’ in Mumbai, India, managed almost entirely by Deaf employees. In collaboration with Mirakle Couriers, Amazon says the move is designed to empower and support diverse communities in the country by creating job opportunities. According to the…

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