Amazon’s Creepy Twitter PR Army Is Growing
Amazon now has dozens of apparent employees tweeting about how much they love the company. But even former employees are suspicious of the accounts.
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Amazon's Facial Recognition Misidentified 1 in 5 Lawmakers as Criminals
The ACLU tested Rekognition, Amazon's facial recognition technology, on photographs of California lawmakers. It matched 26 of them to mugshots.
Everything You Need to Know About Ring, Amazon’s Surveillance Camera Company
How does Ring partner with police? Are there privacy concerns with Ring doorbells? What is the Neighbors app? What we’ve learned from 1,400 pages of public records.
Revealed: Microsoft Contractors Are Listening to Some Skype Calls
Documents, screenshots, and audio obtained by Motherboard show that humans listen to Skype calls made using the app's translation function.
Revealed: The Secret Scripts Amazon Give to Cops to Promote Ring Surveillance Cameras
Documents obtained by Motherboard reveal that Ring provides 46 standardised comments that cops can post on social media, and several documents with scripted responses to possible questions from the public.
Amazon Is Reuniting Simon Pegg and Nick Frost for a Show About Ghost Hunters
The 'Shaun of the Dead' duo are coming back together for 'Truth Seekers'.
Amazon Wants Another Season of 'Fleabag' as Much as You Do
"Nothing would make us happier than to have her bring another season of that show."
From Apps to Alexa, How NHS Privatisation Entered the Digital Age
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he wants to “create more porous borders into the NHS” for business innovators. Partnerships like those with Amazon Alexa are only the beginning.
Amazon Is Celebrating Its Monopoly Power with Prime Day
You pay £95, Amazon loses money on the shipping, and together we build a monopoly.
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Amazon Provided Police with 'Heat Maps' of Package Theft for Sting Operation
Amazon created package loss data heat maps and performed "data analysis" that helped a police department plan and carry out a package theft sting operation.
Viral Images Show a Huge Spider Preying on a Possum
It’s not even the first time this year that a spider made news for capturing a possum.
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.