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Amazon Sent 1,700 Alexa Recordings to the Wrong Person

Home assistants are continuously recording and constantly uploading details of your everyday life, and sometimes, these recordings can end up in the wrong hands.
Caroline Haskins
12.20.18
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Facebook and Silicon Valley Are Colluding to Profit From Your Personal Data

A New York Times report shows big tech trades personal data like the rest of us trade Pokémon cards.
Jason Koebler
12.19.18
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24 Amazon Workers Hospitalized After Robot Punctures Bear Spray In Warehouse

One worker was in critical condition and 30 more were sickened and treated on the scene after a robot-related accident.
Jordan Pearson
12.6.18
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How to Get Amazon Prime for Free

If you’re thinking about cancelling Amazon Prime, consider this: Never pay for it again, instead.
Samantha Cole
11.29.18
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People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find

Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.26.18
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This Is the Best Amazon Black Friday Deal, Ever

Jeff Bezos got the best doorbuster of the holiday shopping season: A bunch of property in Queens for Amazon’s HQ2.
Samantha Cole
Ankita Rao
11.22.18
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Jair Bolsonaro’s Brazil Is a Disaster for the Amazon and Global Climate Change

The “Brazilian Trump” said if elected he would withdraw Brazil from the 2015 Paris Agreement, arguing that global warming is nothing more than “greenhouse fables.”
Ed Atkins
10.29.18
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Amazon Pulled the Plug on an AI Recruitment Tool That Was Biased Against Women

A report from anonymous sources speaking to Reuters sheds light on Amazon’s AI hiring project, and gender bias in tech.
Samantha Cole
10.10.18
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The Cybersecurity World Is Debating WTF Is Going on With Bloomberg’s Chinese Microchip Stories

No one is really sure who to believe after Businessweek's bombshell story on an alleged Chinese supply chain attack against Apple, Amazon, and others.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.9.18
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Jeff Bezos Is Planning to Ship ‘Several Metric Tons of Cargo’ to the Moon

Blue Origin signed a letter of intent with two German space companies to deliver supplies to the Moon by 2023.
Caroline Haskins
10.4.18
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The Worst Hack in Science Fiction Has Allegedly Already Happened in Real Life

Chinese hackers planted a malicious chip into computer equipment used by a slew of US companies, including Apple and Amazon, according to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
10.4.18
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A $15 Minimum Wage Is Good, But Amazon Workers Still Need a Union

Amazon workers need a way to fight for themselves, not conveniently-timed concessions.
Jordan Pearson
10.2.18
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