Amazon used fake Twitter accounts
Published in News
Thursday, 01 April 2021 11:18

Amazon used fake Twitter accounts


To pretend workers did not want a union

Online bookseller Amazon has been accused of dirty tricks in its fight to stop its workers from forming a union.

Amazon's PR too aggressive for its own good
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Company's security feared its social media account had been hacked

Amazon's PR department was so obnoxious and arrogant when lobbying a lawmaker that the company's security team believed its social media account had been hacked.

EU finding it hard to make Amazon antitrust charges stick
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Even after working on it for two years


Regulators in Brussels are struggling to gather enough evidence to bring antitrust charges against Amazon, despite working on the landmark case for nearly two years.

Parler site sues Amazon again
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Thursday, 04 March 2021 11:15

Parler site sues Amazon again


Defamation and breach of contract 

Social media app Parler has dropped its federal case against Amazon.com for cutting off its web-hosting services and filed a separate lawsuit against the company and its web services unit in a Washington state court.

Amazon still keen on gaming
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 04 February 2021 12:26

Amazon still keen on gaming


Even if it has had a few problems

Amazon's new boss Andy Jassy reaffirmed his commitment to making video games while acknowledging the stark challenges the team has faced in the past.

Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 February 2021 13:06

Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO


Transcends to a higher plane

Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO during the third quarter of this year.

Amazon builds a giant turd of an HQ
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Wednesday, 03 February 2021 12:37

Amazon builds a giant turd of an HQ


Still better looking than Steve Jobs' space ship

Online bookseller Amazon has revealed that it plans to build an HQ in the shape of a giant turd emoji.

US government wants lots of Amazon data
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 February 2021 04:54

US government wants lots of Amazon data


Requests up 800 percent

New transparency figures released by Amazon show the company responded to a record number of government data demands in the last six months of 2020.

Amazon makes Alexa more proactive
Published in AI
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 11:28

Amazon makes Alexa more proactive


Can put your lights out

Amazon is enabling a new feature today that allows Alexa to proactively complete tasks around the house, such as turning off lights, based on your habits and frequent requests.

Turing test is out of date
Published in AI
Thursday, 31 December 2020 09:55

Turing test is out of date


According to Alexa boss

Alexa's Head boffin Rohit Prasad  claims that the Turing Test is out of date and ignores many new AI developments.