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Amazon announced Wednesday that its voice-controlled assistant, known as Alexa, will soon allow customers to make campaign contributions for 2020 presidential candidates. What are the details? In a blog post, the company said all “2020 U.S. Presidential Candidates can sign up to receive campaign contributions via Alexa,” and “starting next month, customers will be able
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The Trump administration is considering a proposal that would use Google, Amazon and Apple to collect data on users who exhibit characteristics of mental illness that could lead to violent behavior, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The proposal is part of an initiative to create Health Advanced Research Projects Agency or HARPA, which would be
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was ridiculed on Friday for allowing her social media account to be baited into a bizarre debate using pizza coupons as an analogy. The account mocked Ocasio-Cortez for the implosion of a deal for Amazon to build a headquarters in New York City and create approximately 15,000 jobs. Ocasio-Cortez criticized the
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Amazon will no longer be building its much-hyped HQ2 in New York City. For some, such as New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, this is a huge victory. But for some local business owners who were counting on a financial boost from Amazon’s arrival, the news is extremely disappointing, the New York Post reported. “It’s
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Muslim workers at an Amazon warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota, are protesting against their employer, claiming rigorous work requirements prevent them from praying. What are the details? Because of strict workload demands, Muslims, who are required to pray five times per day, are struggling to both meet the arduous demands of their employer while at the
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AFP by John Carney28 Mar 20180 28 Mar, 201828 Mar, 2018 Shares of Amazon fell by more than 7 percent Wednesday morning after Axios reported that President Trump “hates” the company. Axios Jonathan Swan reports: Capitol Hill wants Facebook’s blood, but President Trump isn’t interested. Instead, the tech behemoth Trump wants to go after is
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by Jeff Poor13 Mar 20180 13 Mar, 201813 Mar, 2018 Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” NYU marketing professor Scott Galloway followed up on his Esquire magazine piece calling on the break-up of the four major tech companies: Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. Galloway explained to host Tucker Carlson that although those companies
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