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.
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.
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.
Amazon Is Hiring a News Editor for Its ‘Neighborhood Watch’ App
Neighbors, the ‘neighborhood watch’ app that accompanies Amazon-owned Ring doorbell cameras, is hiring a Managing Editor for news alerts in the app.
Big Tech Lobbying Gutted a Bill That Would Ban Recording You Without Consent
The Illinois Keep Internet Devices Safe Act would have empowered average people to sue big companies for recording them without consent, but industry association lobbying defanged it.
How Amazon Helped Cops Set Up a Package Theft Sting Operation
Internal documents obtained by Motherboard detail the planning of an anti-package theft operation that used fake Amazon boxes rigged with GPS location trackers.
Seattle's Fight to Save The Showbox, Its Most Important Venue
Artists like Pearl Jam and Duke Ellington once graced its stage. Now activists are trying to save it from demolition.
Another Day Another Hack
Third Parties Left 540 Million Facebook Records on the Public Internet
The exposures didn’t come from Facebook itself, but do show how data generated by one company can end up exposed thanks to another service.
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.
If We're Going to Break Up Big Tech, We Shouldn’t Forget Big Telecom
Senator Elizabeth Warren proposed breaking up tech giants Facebook, Google, and Amazon on Friday—but big telecom is in dire need of the same treatment.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
Anti-Amazon Sentiment Is Spreading Now That the NYC Deal Has Collapsed
And big tech companies should be worried.
Watch a Massive Tarantula Drag an Opossum Around Like It's Nothing
“A surprising amount of death of small vertebrates in the Amazon is likely due to arthropods such as big spiders and centipedes."