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Thoughts on Ryzen Threadripper 1920X & 1950X: AMD’s enthusiast monster CPUs | TechSpot

Thoughts on Ryzen Threadripper 1920X & 1950X: AMD’s enthusiast monster CPUs | TechSpot

The 12-core 1920X spat out an impressive score of 2431 pts and to beat that the 7900X needs to be overclocked to 4.7 GHz, where it consumes enough power to embarrass your wall heater. Then the big guy, the 1950X turned in an incredible score of 3062 pts. While breathtaking, this wasn’t entirely surprising given […]

Amazon is getting too big and the government is talking about it | MarketWatch

Amazon is getting too big and the government is talking about it | MarketWatch

Fresh off its biggest Prime Day yet, the Whole Foods Market Inc. bid, and a slew of announcements including Amazon Wardrobe, Amazon.com Inc. was the subject of two investor calls Thursday that raised concerns that it is getting too big. In one case, hedge-fund manager Douglas Kass said government intervention could be imminent. “I am […]

Bipartisan Political Threat to Amazon May Be on the Horizon | The Street

Bipartisan Political Threat to Amazon May Be on the Horizon | The Street

As mentioned late yesterday, despite the enormous success of “Prime Day,” the continued expansion of product offerings and an all-time record stock price, Amazon.com Inc.  (AMZN) is likely to face its greatest existential threat from regulatory agencies and legislators in Washington, D.C., over the next year: “I am shorting Amazon today because I have learned […]

Amazon is still inflating discounts despite new name, Consumer Watchdog says | LA Times

Amazon is still inflating discounts despite new name, Consumer Watchdog says | LA Times

In a bid to promote its deals to consumers, Amazon.com Inc. started displaying current discounts compared to their historic price tags — a strategy that it calls the “was” price. The “was” price was introduced as the e-commerce giant faced legal challenges and mounting criticism for allegedly exaggerating discounts through its previous pricing strategy, which […]

A Former Amazon Employee Has a Warning For Brands | Racked

A Former Amazon Employee Has a Warning For Brands | Racked

A report last week suggested that Nike was close to inking a wholesale partnership with Amazon, causing many to cringe just thinking about the effects such a deal would have on struggling retailers. Nike, however, would come out ahead, as it could potentially see an additional $300 to $500 million in sales. Former Amazon employee […]

If You Shop at Wal-Mart, You’re Going to Hate Its Latest Anti-Amazon Strategy | Money Morning

If You Shop at Wal-Mart, You’re Going to Hate Its Latest Anti-Amazon Strategy | Money Morning

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is ditching its most well-known pricing strategy in an effort to compete with e-commerce leviathan Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN). To encourage consumers to use Wal-Mart’s app and online store to shop for merchandise, the company has decided to eliminate its price-matching policy at over 800 of its 5,000 stores nationwide – […]

AMD’s Vega Frontier Edition cards now have prices, and they’re not cheap | Digital Trends

AMD’s Vega Frontier Edition cards now have prices, and they’re not cheap | Digital Trends

So far, we’re lacking details on Vega, having only seen information on the Frontier Edition cards that are intended primarily for churning through highly technical workloads like machine learning, 3D rendering, and cloud computing. The Radeon Vega Frontier Edition cards aren’t aimed at the typical gamer, which is a good thing if some recently surfaced […]

The Only Lesson You Really Need to Learn About Pricing | Inc.com

The Only Lesson You Really Need to Learn About Pricing | Inc.com

My contract wasn’t a fixed period; it was just a simple time and materials contract. Although I thought I had done a good thing by increasing my charge rate by 25 percent, from $800 to $1000, I had completely undervalued the service that I had provided. If I had received just 1 percent of the […]

Airfares: Government mulls analytics tool to provide price trends | The Economic Times

Airfares: Government mulls analytics tool to provide price trends | The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The government is mulling having an analytics tool that will provide future ticket price trends for the travellers, amid lingering concerns over steep fluctuations in airfares. Historical data analysis as well as “price curves with predictive data analytics” are proposed to be utilised to have a long term picture about airfare trends in […]

Surge pricing comes to the supermarket | The Guardian

Surge pricing comes to the supermarket | The Guardian

It also perhaps has the potential to offer a glimmer of hope for the beleaguered high street. Shops are all too aware of the habit of “showrooming”, by which customers look at products in stores before going home and browsing the best deals for them online. Electronic price-tag systems can not only track online prices, […]