Author Archives: Joe Kennedy

Alexa Voice Shopping Now Includes Prime Now Delivery Option

Amazon AlexaToday, Amazon launched its fastest and easiest way to shop: Alexa voice shopping through Prime Now. Tens of thousands of daily essentials are available for free two-hour delivery by simply asking Alexa to order from Prime Now. Alexa can order multiple items at once, make recommendations and will automatically choose the next available 2-hour delivery window. Whether customers are in the middle of a game night with friends and family, have their hands full with a baby or are too sick to get out of bed, Alexa makes it easy to get what they need right away through Prime Now without taking out a phone or logging into a computer. Just say, “Alexa, order tortilla chips from Prime Now” and pair with salsa and a videogame or ask “Alexa, order Nyquil from Prime Now” and add tissues and chicken noodle soup. The customer skips a trip to the store and the items arrive within the next available two-hour delivery window. Additionally, starting today, customers in select cities can use Alexa to voice order cold beer, wine and spirits from Prime Now with free two-hour delivery. To learn more, visit www.amazon.com/needitnow. Continue Reading

Turtle Beach Wins “Best Peripherals And Accessories Brand” Honors Fourth Year In A Row At UK Video Game Industry Awards

Gaming headset and audio accessory company Turtle Beach Corporation with offices in La Jolla and Poway, was recognized for an unprecedented fourth consecutive year in a row as the industry’s “Best Peripherals and Accessories Brand” during last week’s MCV Awards 2017 show held in London. Beyond receiving the award for the last four years, Turtle Beach previously… Continue Reading

Boost Your Productivity With Rebecca Howard

There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is key. As someone who’s been self-employed since the age of 23, Bella Bambino founder Rebecca Howard knows the ins and outs of fostering productivity. Inheriting her late husband’s business put her face to face with plenty of challenges, but with an eye… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Petco Recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company for 6th Consecutive Year

Pet specialty retailer recognized by Ethisphere Institute for leading with integrity San Diego – based Petco has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company. Petco is marking its sixth consecutive year earning this recognition for a… Continue Reading

Qualcomm and LG Bring 5G and Cellular-V2X Communications Into Vehicles

o San Diego-based Qualcomm Incorporated and its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and LG Electronics (LG) have recently announced coordinated efforts to facilitate testing and adoption of 5G and Cellular-V2X (C-V2X) communications into vehicles. Qualcomm Technologies and LG expect to showcase these next-generation wireless technologies through trials during the first half of 2018. This work builds on… Continue Reading

Qualcomm Showcases 5G Leadership with its First 3GPP-based 5G New Radio Connection

Connection Achieved with Qualcomm Technologies’ sub-6 GHz 5G NR Prototype; Demo to be on Display at Mobile World Congress Barcelona in the Qualcomm Booth, as well as the China Mobile Communications Corporation’s Booth as Part of Their Ongoing 5G Collaboration San Diego – based Qualcomm Technologies recently announced the Company’s first successful 5G connection based upon… Continue Reading

Qualcomm and TDK Announce Launch of Joint Venture

RF360 Holdings to Enable Delivery of RF front-end (RFFE) modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices, automotive and IoT San Diego – based Qualcomm Incorporated and TDK Corporation have announced the completion of the previously announced joint venture under the name RF360 Holdings Singapore PTE. Ltd. (RF360 Holdings). The joint venture… Continue Reading

Celebrate San Diego Rally at Petco Park on February 11th

Celebrate San Diego and Donate Old Chargers Gear to Get Credit at Padres Store Join local San Diego sports teams, elected officials and community leaders on Saturday, February 11 at Petco Park for the Celebrate San Diego Rally from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This free public celebration in Park at the Park will feature… Continue Reading

Robo Co-Founders Braydon Moreno and Jacob Kabili Receive Forbes 30 Under 30 Awards

San Diego-based Robo 3D Limited a maker of the most highly-rated consumer 3D printers on the market, has announced that co-founders, Braydon Moreno and Jacob Kabili, were recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30: Class of 2017 in the Manufacturing & Industry category. The 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 is the definitive compilation of today’s… Continue Reading

Carlsbad-based Chuao Chocolatier Debuts Two Latin-Inspired Chocolate Bars at Winter Fancy Food Show in SF

Carlsbad Maker of Culinary-Driven, Ethically Sourced Chocolate Celebrates Latin Roots with Totally Tangy Mango and Cheeky Cheeky Churro  Chuao Chocolatier, Carlsbad maker of culinary-driven, ethically sourced chocolate confections, launched two Latin-inspired chocolate bars this year at the 42nd Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. Totally Tangy Mango and Cheeky Cheeky Churro join an existing roster… Continue Reading