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Amazon Fires Up Fire TV Featuring Voice Search And Content Viewing Prediction Capabilities

Amazon today unveiled its Fire TV streaming video device. During the announcement event in Manhattan, company vice president Peter Larsen called the $99 set top box “tiny, incredibly powerful and unbelievably simple.” For users, that power and simplicity are designed to be evident in features such as the device’s ability to project and preload the content…

Amazon Gets An Emmy, But Semantic Discovery Wins Too

Yosi Glick, co-Founder and CEO of semantic taste engine Jinni, recently wrote a post about the technology and engineering Emmy award that is to be given to Amazon’s Instant Video  for its personalized recommendation algorithms. The basis for awarding the honor, he writes, lies with Amazon’s early item-to-item collaborative filtering (CF) algorithms that analyze consumer data to…