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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

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Check out library books on any device

Many libraries now support e-books. Find out how to check out library books and get them sent directly to your Kindle, phone, or tablet.

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Amazon Prime Instant Video arrives on Android

Has Amazon just snuffed out one of the biggest reasons to buy a Kindle Fire Phone or tablet?

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Best tablets for readers

If you want more than a simple e-reader, check out these bookworm-friendly slates.

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Android Wear plans to get even smarter

Google is bringing Bluetooth, GPS and third party watch faces to their wearable platform. Plus, Google's Project Wing has delivery drones of their own.

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Amazon's Vice President Peter Larsen announces that the Fire TV streaming-media device is on sale in Germany and the UK.

Amazon Fire TV alights in UK, Germany, putting heat on streaming rivals

The e-commerce giant takes its streaming-media box beyond the US for €99 in Germany and £79 in the UK, expanding competition with companies like Roku, Apple, and Google.

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Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.

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'The Tick' live-action series to return on Amazon?

Will Patrick Warburton return as the blue superhero "The Tick?" Amazon Studios may be bringing back the comic book-based comedy for a new generation of fans to quote and cosplay. Spooon!

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Tech Retrospect: Apple event preview and smartwatch overload

Everything (well, almost) you need to know about Apple's September 9 event, plus more smartwatches than you have wrists. All that and more in this week's rundown of tech news.

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The crimson-topped Miss IFA is on hand to show off the top products at  the annual technology extravaganza in Berlin.

What to expect from IFA, Europe's biggest and most eccentric tech show

Huge launches are expected from Samsung, Sony and others as the German show sets the tech agenda for the rest of the year.

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Despite an Internet outcry, the season two premiere of House of Cards proceeded according to schedule.

Samsung bets on 4K Amazon and Netflix streaming to make UHD TV more tempting

The Korean tech giant wants to persuade you to fork out for 4K by offering movies and TV shows from Amazon and Netflix in eye-watering detail.

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Why Amazon wanted Twitch

CNET's Bridget Carey explains the lure of video game streaming site Twitch and why Amazon bought it for nearly $1 billion. Meanwhile, Instagram launches a new video app Hyperlapse, and GoPro has gone to the dogs.

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