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By Jack Morse2019-07-01 20:05:05 UTC [embedded content] Shed a tear for Dave Clark.  The Amazon senior vice president is having a bad day after a television show he likes, Last Week Tonight, called his company to account for the way it treats its warehouse workers. Can you believe the gall of host John Oliver? Dave Clark is a fan, after all.  Clark made his displeasure known via Twitter, where he

After a two-year run, the shopping social network will be shut down. The company to appeal to consumers with its #FoundItOnAmazon feature. Read more… More about Tech, Amazon, Mashable Video, Shopping, and Amazon Spark Go to Source Author:Saavon Smalls Powered by WPeMatico

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Eero’s router.Image: eero By Karissa Bell2019-02-11 23:09:22 UTC Amazon just added another company to its growing smart home portfolio. The e-commerce giant is acquiring Eero, maker of the popular routers and mesh WiFi system of the same name. Eero’s app-enabled routers are designed to

Amazon sends customer a picture of their package mid-air

By Marcus Gilmer2018-12-31 19:03:23 UTC As the holidays wrap up, so, too, do the constant deliveries. But not before one Reddit user got quite a surprise: Amazon’s picture-proof alert for his delivery captured his package in mid-air, flying toward his front door.  That’s quite a toss, to be honest, and even better photo-capturing skills. And for those skeptical that maybe the package is just wedged into the door for a

Police trial of Amazon facial recognition tech doesn't seem to be going very well

Shankar Narayan, legislative director of the ACLU of Washington, left, delivers petitions to Amazon asking the company to stop selling Rekognition to the government.Image: Elaine Thompson/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Matt Binder2018-10-29 21:55:15 UTC Amazon’s facial recognition technology, Rekognition, continues to cause controversy. In documents recently obtained by BuzzFeed News, we now have a behind-the-scenes look at how Orlando police have been using the technology. After the city let the original pilot program

Jeff Bezos is totally cool with governments investigating Amazon

Jeff Bezos relaxes at the Wired 25 summit.Image: Getty Images for WIRED25 By Chris Taylor2018-10-15 23:49:42 UTC The world’s richest man is spending a billion dollars a year helping to launch the human race into space. Next to that goal, the threat of a government antitrust investigation into his trillion-dollar company is no big deal.  That was the impression Jeff Bezos gave at the Wired 25 summit in San Francisco

City of Orlando did not renew surveillance partnership with Amazon

Orlando is just one of a handful of cities across the country that is using or is thinking about using Rekognition for surveillance purposes. Amazon had been targeting cities and marketing this tool to law enforcement agencies nationwide.Image: John Raoux/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Diamond Naga Siu2018-06-25 18:23:16 -0400 The City of Orlando is no longer using Amazon to surveil its residents (for now). The Orlando Police Department and the city issued a

Amazon launches in Australia for real, but not all are impressed at its prices

Amazon Australia launched on Tuesday, but where are the deals?Image: Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2017-12-05 00:59:51 UTC Following a false start last week, Amazon’s Australian store launched on Tuesday — at last. The arrival of the internet retail giant has received plenty of media coverage in the lead up, with much of the focus on how Amazon would smash local bricks and mortar competition through better pricing and service. So

Starbucks launches new season of short films about ordinary Americans doing extraordinary things

Howard Schultz, Starbucks executive chairman (center), visits the Coalfield Development in West Virginia.Image: Joshua Trujillo / Starbucks By Matt Petronzio2017-10-10 01:00:00 UTC Howard Schultz wants to introduce you to a better side of America. The Starbucks executive chairman (and former CEO) believes the country isn’t just the one you see on TV or in your social feeds. It’s not just the dark times we’ve treaded since the 2016 presidential election,