Masters of the Universe: Tech Companies to Attend White House AI Discussion

TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images by Lucas Nolan9 May 20180 9 May, 20189 May, 2018 Executives from tech companies such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook are set to attend a discussion on Artificial Intelligence at the White House on Thursday. Alongside 34 other major U.S. companies, Google, Amazon, and Facebook are set to appear at a … More Masters of the Universe: Tech Companies to Attend White House AI Discussion

Report: Amazon Employees Urinated in Trash Cans for Fear of Being Scolded over Bathroom Break

Amazon warehouse employees have been known to reportedly urinate in trash cans to avoid being scolded over bathroom breaks, which are frowned upon at the company. According to Business Insider, “A former Amazon warehouse worker described being stopped in his tracks by an ‘awful smell’ emanating from the trash cans. The stench, he said, was … More Report: Amazon Employees Urinated in Trash Cans for Fear of Being Scolded over Bathroom Break

Amazon Drops Christian Non-Profit from Donations Program After SPLC Declares It a ‘Hate Group’

Technology giant Amazon has dropped a Christian non-profit, the Alliance for Defending Freedom, from the AmazonSmile charity donation program  after the SPLC deemed the organization a “hate group.” According to the Federalist, the Alliance for Defending Freedom (ADF), a non-profit law firm that defends Christians in cases of religious freedom, revealed in a statement on Thursday that … More Amazon Drops Christian Non-Profit from Donations Program After SPLC Declares It a ‘Hate Group’

Facebook Is Joining Other Masters of the Universe Invading Homes with Smart Devices

by Lucas Nolan3 May 20180 3 May, 20183 May, 2018 Facebook is joining tech giants such as Amazon and Google in an attempt to place a constantly listening “home assistant” device in users’ homes. Many expected Facebook to reveal their new “smart speakers” at their F8 developer conference, however, the company chose not to do … More Facebook Is Joining Other Masters of the Universe Invading Homes with Smart Devices

Amazon Increases Prime Membership Price as Quarterly Profits Skyrocket

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File by Lucas Nolan27 Apr 20180 27 Apr, 201827 Apr, 2018 Amazon has chosen to increase the price of Amazon Prime memberships after reporting a huge quarterly profit. A huge boost in Amazon online sales and demand for their cloud web services has led to massive first-quarter profits for the company, … More Amazon Increases Prime Membership Price as Quarterly Profits Skyrocket

Report: Amazon Importing More Foreign Workers to Take Coveted Tech Industry Jobs than Facebook, Google Combined

HINDUSTAN TIMES/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES by John Binder25 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 25 Apr, 201825 Apr, 2018 Amazon, the multinational online retail conglomerate, is importing more foreign workers to the United States to take coveted tech industry jobs than Facebook and Google combined. Every year, more than 100,000 foreign workers are brought to the U.S. on the … More Report: Amazon Importing More Foreign Workers to Take Coveted Tech Industry Jobs than Facebook, Google Combined

Amazon Unveils ‘Alexa For Kids’ AI Assistant Device

Amazon has unveiled “Alexa for Kids,” a version of their Echo home assistant for children. “Echo Dot Kids Edition can play age-appropriate music, answer questions, tell stories, and more,” explained Amazon, who added that parents can also “control time limits, set bedtimes, [and] review activity.” Parents will also be able to look at what their … More Amazon Unveils ‘Alexa For Kids’ AI Assistant Device

Report: Amazon Limits Reviews of James Comey’s New Book ‘A Higher Loyalty’

The Associated Press by Lucas Nolan23 Apr 20180 23 Apr, 201823 Apr, 2018 Amazon is reportedly limiting which users are allowed to review former FBI Director James Comey’s new book A Higher Loyalty. Deadline reports that Amazon has limited the types of accounts that can leave reviews for former FBI Director James Comey’s new book titled … More Report: Amazon Limits Reviews of James Comey’s New Book ‘A Higher Loyalty’

James Comey to Speak at Amazon HQ About His New Book

The Associated Press by Charlie Nash20 Apr 20180 20 Apr, 201820 Apr, 2018 Former FBI Director James Comey is set to speak at Amazon HQ in Seattle, Washington, on Monday to discuss his new book, A Higher Loyalty. According to the Intercept, Comey will talk to Amazon employees on Monday as part of a “semi-regular event” … More James Comey to Speak at Amazon HQ About His New Book

Amazon Pampers 6,000 Dogs While Warehouse Workers Pee in Bottles

Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images by John Nolte18 Apr 20180 18 Apr, 201818 Apr, 2018 In an unfortunate coincidence for Amazon, on the same day a puffy public relations piece about the retail giant’s pampering of 6,000 dogs made the rounds through our compliant media, so did a report about warehouse employees being forced to urinate into … More Amazon Pampers 6,000 Dogs While Warehouse Workers Pee in Bottles