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Amazon buys video doorbell maker Ring for reported USD 1 billion

Wednesday 28 February 2018 | 08:30 CET | News
Amazon has agreed to buy video doorbell maker Ring in order to expand its smart home product line-up. The product is expected to help the e-commerce giant deliver packages, even when customers are not home. 

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