THE NEWS WRAP: Long-awaited Amazon smartphone likely to be unveiled on June 18
Wednesday, June 4, 2014/
Amazon is holding a product announcement on June 18 which is likely regarding its long-rumoured smartphone.
The company posted a video to YouTube which teases the device.
It will likely run a heavily modified version of Android just like the company’s Kindle Fire tablets.
Former Microsoft exec joins GoPro as president
GoPro has named former Microsoft executive Tony Bates as president and added him to its board.
The 47-yearold Bates will join the company as second in command, reporting to GoPro founder and chief executive officer Nicholas Woodman.
Bates left Microsoft in March after he was passed over for the CEO job that went to colleague Satya Nadella.
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