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Amazon customers in Seattle can soon just wave their palm to enter stadiums, offices

Seattle: Amazon has introduced new palm reading technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees broader uses in places like stadiums and offices. Customers at the stores near Amazon’s campus in Washington can flash a palm for entry and to buy goods. The company chose palm recognition, according to Dilip Kumar, vice president of…

Long road ahead as TikTok selects Oracle to be US partner

Oracle said Monday that the Chinese owner of TikTok has picked the American company to be its “trusted technology provider,” beating out rival Microsoft in a deal that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the United States. Oracle spokeswoman Deborah Hellinger said she was confirming remarks made by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven…

Amazon to buy podcast network Wondery, report says

Amazon is in talks to acquire podcast network Wondery for a potential price of $300 million (£223 million). Wondery is the world’s largest independent podcast producer, with more than 100 podcasts in production, and the sixth-largest podcast publisher in the US. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with…