Amazon may soon sell haircuts, babysitters

Amazon reportedly plans to sell local services, Honeywell's Lyric thermostat turns up the heat on Nest, and Ringly puts phone alerts into a smart ring.

CNET Update puts a ring on it:


In this tech-news roundup:

  • Amazon may start selling local services such as babysitters and birthday clowns. Reuters reports Amazon is working on launching a services marketplace by the end of the year.
  • The Honeywell Lyric is a new smart thermostat turning up the heat on the Nest.
  • Be among the first to test the Razer Nabu smart bracelet for only $1. (But you have to enter to win.)
  • Get text alerts in style with the Ringly, a new smart ring.

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Amazon may soon sell haircuts, babysitters

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