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While some thought this was an April Fool’s joke, Amazon assured them that the new Dash Button is a serious device to buy that one item that you always need!

1. Approximately how many brands and how many devices does Amazon have on dash buttons?
2. What are the charges associated with a Dash button?
3. What are the risks of the Dash Button?
4. Would you use it? Why or why not?

Wingfield, N. More Brands Mean Many More Buttons for Quirky Amazon Service. The New York Times, March 31 (Retrievable online at