Amazon employs thousands of people to listen in on what people around the world are saying to their Alexa digital assistant, according to what is sure to be a Congressional hearing-inspiring report by Bloomberg, which cites […]
Amazon and the End of the Growth Machine Cities once worshipped job creation at any cost. The crumbling of New York’s HQ2 deal suggests they’re finding a new religion.
I’m breaking up with you before you can break up with me. That was the gist of Amazon’s Valentine’s Day announcement canceling its plans to build a large regional office in Long […]
Which Smart Speaker Should You Trust Most—and Least? How to decide on a virtual assistant if you care about privacy.
If virtual assistants haven’t yet taken over the entire tech world, they’ve at least conquered CES, the annual tech expo that’s going on right now in Las Vegas. Alexa, Google Assistant, and […]
The FBI is Trying Amazon’s Facial-Recognition Software-The software allows the FBI to go through video surveillance footage much faster than agents can.
The FBI is piloting Amazon’s facial matching software—Amazon Rekognition—as a means to sift through mountains of video surveillance footage the agency routinely collects during investigations. The pilot kicked off in early 2018 […]
Hundreds of public school staffers will lose their offices in New York’s Amazon deal, the Daily News has learned. Education Department officials confirmed Thursday that the city’s embattled Office of Pupil Transportation […]
One week ago, President Trump stood up at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council and accused China of attempting to tamper with US elections – mimicking some of the same […]
Amazon.com Inc. is considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new AmazonGo cashierless stores in the next few years, according to people familiar with matter, an aggressive and costly expansion […]