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Trump Jumps Wages for Jeff Bezos' Warehouse Workers...
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The nation's 800,000 warehouse workers have won a 9.4 percent pay increase amid President Donald Trump's pro-American migration policy, forcing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to raise wages for his many warehouse employees.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-06 17:28 UTC
Woman says her Amazon device recorded private conversation, sent it out to random contact...
A Portland family contacted Amazon to investigate after they say a private conversation in their home was recorded by Amazon's Alexa -- the voice-controlled smart speaker -- and that the recorded audio was sent to the phone of a random person in Seattle, who was in the familys contact list.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 21:59 UTC
Amazon facial recognition software raises privacy concerns with the ACLU...
“People should be free to walk down the street without being watched by the government,” ACLU attorney Matt Cagle writes in a post tied to the news. “By automating mass surveillance, facial recognition systems like Rekognition threaten this freedom, posing a particular threat to communities already
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 23:19 UTC
Amazon handling our national security: Worse than you think...
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The U.S. military could give Amazon $10B and still have a broken computing infrastructure. There's a better solution here.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-28 15:13 UTC
What Amazon's New Headquarters Could Mean for Rents...
To some locals, Amazon represented something else: more people, more traffic and, most of all, higher rents in a city where a rising share of residents were already struggling to afford a place to live.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-25 19:07 UTC
Amazon can now deliver to car trunks...
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Amazon announced Thursday it is launching a new service that will deliver packages to trunks of GM and Volvo cars in 37 cities by leveraging connected technologies installed in many cars today, The Verge reports . Flashback: Last year Amazon got some Prim
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 15:41 UTC
Amazon Gets Huge Subsidies to Provide Good Jobs — but It's a Top Employer of SNAP Recipients in at Least Five States...
In Arizona, new data suggests that 1 in 3 Amazon's own employees depend on SNAP to put food on the table. Later this year, Amazon will begin accepting grocery orders from customers using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the federal anti-poverty program formerly known as food stamps.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-22 18:50 UTC
Amazon Filed Patent to De-Anonymize Bitcoin Transactions...
Dark City Crypto reports that in 2014, Amazon applied for a patent that would help de-anonymize cryptocurrency transactions. They would then sell that information to law enforcement and government agencies. Although Bitcoin was never meant to be totally p
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 23:27 UTC
Amazon reveals it has more than 100 million Prime members...
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For the first time ever, the has shared how many Amazon Prime members it has.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 07:34 UTC
Undercover author finds Amazon warehouse workers in UK 'peed in bottles' over fears of being punished for taking a break...
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An undercover author and an anonymous survey found that workers believed taking a long break could lead to warnings at an Amazon warehouse. (Yet the elite news media and millionaire late night comedians continue to worship at the altar of Amazon against the peasants)
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-16 17:11 UTC
Trump taking 'serious look' at policy options on Amazon...
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would take a serious look at policies to address what he says are the unfair business advantages of online retailer Inc (AMZN.O)
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-05 22:08 UTC
Report: Trump Chatted About Massive Pentagon Cloud Contract With Amazon Competitor...
Trump heard about how Amazon is likely going to win a massive Pentagon contract for cloud computing from one of the company's competitors.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 21:13 UTC
Bernie Sanders: Trump is right, Amazon has gotten too big...
President Trump is right that Amazon is too big and poses a threat to smaller businesses, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said Sunday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-01 17:44 UTC
Trump calls for Amazon shipping and tax hike, demands 'Fake Washington Post' register as lobbyist...
President Trump attacked Amazon with a pair of Saturday morning tweets accusing the company of underpaying for shipping while using the Washington Post as its lobbyist.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-31 20:21 UTC
Trump slams Amazon for 'causing tremendous loss to the US'...
The president took aim at Amazon's tax contributions, its use of the US Postal Service and practices that put "many thousands of retailers out of business!"
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-29 16:42 UTC
10 Companies That Would Love President Trump to Go After Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN)...
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Is it possible that the high and mighty Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) might have finally become so big and powerful that politicians actually go after the company where it hurts the most? A report from Axios signals that President Trump is obsessed about
By rjx32 on 2018-03-28 17:04 UTC
Amazon drops 6% as Trump weighs antitrust action...
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The tech sector on Wednesday soon took a downturn after Axios reported that President Donald Trump is said to be looking at whether to go after Inc. with antitrust or competition law.
By rjx32 on 2018-03-28 17:02 UTC
Bezos' Amazon stock helped him gain $30.1B since start of year...
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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, already regarded as the world's richest person, saw his fortune rise another $30 billion since the start of 2018.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-09 20:34 UTC
Alexa's unprompted fits of creepy laughter have users freaked out; Amazon 'working to fix it'...
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It's quiet in the house. Nobody else is home and the cat is fast asleep. Then you hear a disembodied woman's voice let out a short, mocking cackle. No, you're (probably) not being haunted, it's just Amazon's Alexa voice assistant malfu
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 19:35 UTC
How Amazon Can Blow Up Asset Management...
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If you buy physical and digital products from Amazon, would you consider buying financial products as well? 70% of U.S. households trust Amazon enough to be Prime members (Consumer Intelligence Research Partne
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-06 00:36 UTC

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