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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
Hacking

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
Hacking

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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Beef Update: Bernie Sanders Literally Introduced a ‘Stop Bezos’ Bill

Sanders has made Amazon the poster child for everything wrong with the modern labor market.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.5.18
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Amazon Is Beefing With Bernie Sanders Over Its Treatment of Employees

The company’s response conveniently left out any mention of temp workers, which makes up 40 percent of the US workforce.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.30.18
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Alex Jones’s ‘InfoWars Life’ Products Are Still For Sale on Amazon

InfoWars merchandise is central to Alex Jones’s brand, and right now Amazon is one of the remaining platforms still associated with the conspiracy theorist.
Sarah Emerson
8.7.18
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Turning Libraries into Amazon Stores Is Class Warfare

Public libraries incubate working-class brilliance, and privatizing them would be a terrible injustice.
Cyree Jarelle Johnson
7.24.18
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The Motherboard Guide to Amazon Prime Day's Best Deals

Prime Day is July 16, 2018. Here are the best deals we found.
Samantha Cole
7.16.18
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With Echo in Hotel Rooms, Amazon Can Now Track Your Travel Habits

Amazon (and hotels) now have the option to collect new forms of data from people.
S.A. Applin
6.21.18