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Amazon Is Using Prime Day to Lock People into a Giant Surveillance Network

Amazon is offering 30 to 40 percent discounts on Ring surveillance products for Prime Day. Think carefully about these products before going through with a purchase.
Caroline Haskins
2 hours ago
amazon

Amazon Is Celebrating Its Monopoly Power With Prime Day

You pay $119, Amazon loses money on the shipping, and together we build a monopoly.
Edward Ongweso Jr
a day ago
amazon

Amazon: Prime Day Is Exploited By Unions

An Amazon spokesperson said in an email to Motherboard that Prime Day is unfairly exploited by “critics” and “unions.”
Caroline Haskins
a day ago
amazon

We Talked to People Who Are Boycotting Amazon Prime Day

People are claiming that they plan on boycotting Amazon Prime Day. Motherboard spoke with four of these people and asked why they’re boycotting.
Caroline Haskins
a day ago
body

Amazon Won’t Stop Selling Toxic Products In the U.S.

There are 1,005 notices in California currently filed against Amazon for selling unsafe creams and cosmetics without a warning.
Ankita Rao
7.1.19
tech-science

Viral Images Show a Huge Spider Preying on a Possum in Tasmania

It’s not even the first time this year that a spider made news for capturing a possum.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.19
Google

This Artist Is Hacking Google to Create Surreal Street View Art

Brooklyn-based artist Jason Isolini has inserted over 42 immersive pieces of art into Google Maps’s Street View tool.
Caroline Haskins
6.20.19
security

Amazon’s Home Surveillance Company Is Putting Suspected Petty Thieves in its Advertisements

Ring, Amazon's doorbell company, posted a video of a woman suspected of a crime and asked users to call the cops with information.
Samantha Cole
6.6.19
Space

Jeff Bezos Is a Post-Earth Capitalist

Bezos admits that the limitless growth that made him the world's richest man is incompatible with a habitable Earth.
Caroline Haskins
5.13.19
tech-internet

SpaceX and Amazon Hope to Deliver Cheap Broadband With Low-Orbit Satellites

A new study shows how more broadband options should bring lower prices, assuming the promises pan out.
Karl Bode
5.10.19
amazon

Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Violates Kids' Rights, Civil Rights Groups Say

Twenty-one groups and coalitions filed a complaint with the FTC alleging that Amazon breaks the law and violates kids’ privacy rights with the Echo Dot Kids Edition.
Caroline Haskins
5.9.19
Late Capitalism

Going Cashless Looks More and More Like a Capitalist Scam

Lawmakers argue bans on cashless stores could protect tens of millions of Americans without access to credit cards.
Ankita Rao
3.22.19
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