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Amazon’s Prime Rewards Visa cardholders now get 5% back at Whole Foods if they pay for Prime

 Amazon has already rolled out price cuts for Whole Foods shoppers as a result of its acquisition of the grocery chain. It has also rolled up its Treasure Truck deals service to Whole Foods locations, and began delivering Whole Foods groceries through Prime. Now, it’s offering Prime members 5 percent back at Whole Foods when they shop using the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa card, too. The… Read More

Amazon's new Prime Now warehouse in Singapore is absolutely massive

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After years of preparation, Amazon has finally launched its same-day Prime Now delivery service in Singapore.

The service brings two-hour, and even one-hour deliveries, for tens of thousands of household items, from eggs and cold beer to diapers and detergent.

To achieve the rapid delivery times, Amazon’s opened its largest Prime Now warehouse to date, at 100,000 square feet of space near the Jurong district.

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The hotly anticipated launch lit up social media this week, as chatter grew about the service coming to rival local incumbents, as well as China’s Alibaba, which recently bought a presence here by scooping up Southeast Asia’s Lazada. Read more…

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Why you need to binge-watch Carrie Fisher's final TV show immediately

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Carrie Fisher might be best remembered for her role as Princess — and later General — Leia. But her final, wildly outspoken TV role is a reminder of all the reasons why we love her.

Two months after her death, Carrie Fisher will return to screens for her TV swan song in Channel 4’s hit comedy show Catastrophe

Catastrophe first hit screens in January 2015, and since then it’s gained a cult status in the UK and in the U.S. If you’re not familiar with the show’s premise, look away now — spoilers abound.

The series begins with a six-night fling of no-strings-attached sex between two strangers Rob (Rob Delaney) — an American businessman visiting London — and Sharon (Sharon Horgan) — an Irish primary school teacher living in London. Read more…

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Amazon Prime Video might soon be playing on trains in India

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Amazon Prime is going all out to capture the online video streaming market in India. 

After its high-octane launch in the country late last year that saw it tie-up with big-ticket local content creators, Amazon is now in talks with Indian Railways for distribution of its Prime Video services in luxury trains, the Economic Times reported.

Popular express trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto could be the first ones to enjoy the service, the report added. Distribution boxes would be installed in coaches and passengers can access movies, serials, comedy shows, etc. on their handheld devices via a local Wi-Fi network.   Read more…

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