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Norway blocks 30 mn-euro deforestation subsidy to Brazil

Oslo - Norway said Thursday it would halt Amazon protection subsidies worth 30 million euros ($33 million) to Brazil, which it accused of turning its back on the fight against deforestation.

Amazon says its facial recognition technology can detect 'fear'

The latest development with Amazon's facial recognition technology is an ability to detect 'fear' in people's faces, which the company are presenting as a tool to detect suspect criminals.

Whole Foods employees demand that Amazon cut ties with ICE

Amazon is under fire once again. On Monday, employees from Whole Foods (which Amazon purchased in 2017) issued a statement expressing their displeasure with their parent company's ties to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Robot delivery: Bots will be bringing parcels to your home

Ford, FedEx and Amazon are each at an advanced stage with autonomous robot delivery vehicles, designed to bring packages to the doors of businesses and homes. Several successful pilots have been completed.

Amazon’s Scout robots roll out in Southern California

Irvine - Scout, Amazon’s autonomous delivery robot, has now expanded its delivery range, moving to the second phase of its real-world testing in sunny Irvine, California, according to a post Tuesday on Amazon's blog.

Amazon requests FAA approval for delivery-drone plans

Amazon may be starting its drone-delivery service in the near future, but only if the FAA approves the e-commerce giant's petition for a few exemptions to the regulations.

Airbnb host offers $4,600 'experience' of mock Amazon interview

A former Amazon executive turned Airbnb host in Seattle is offering people the chance to attend a mock interview for a job at Amazon.

FedEx will not renew its ground-delivery contract with Amazon

FedEx is ending its ground-delivery contract with Amazon when it expires at the end of August, the shipping company said in a statement Wednesday.

Brazilian Amazon deforestation surges, embattled institute says

S - Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon increased 278 percent year-over-year in July, according to official data released Tuesday by a government institute embroiled in a row with President Jair Bolsonaro over the scale of the problem.

Amazon to embark on major renewable energy projects

Amazon is building two major renewable energy projects. The move comes after criticisms were leveled at the company in terms of not doing enough to fight the climate crisis.

Amazon original series score 47 Primetime Emmy nominations

Los Angeles - The streaming service, Amazon, has a major reason to be proud. It scored 47 nominations for the upcoming 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards.

EU launches in-depth probe on Amazon over data use

Apo - The EU's powerful antitrust authority launched an in-depth investigation into Amazon on Wednesday, amid suspicions the US-based online behemoth misuses merchant data hosted on its website.

Shoppers are cancelling Amazon Prime to support worker protests

Many Amazon workers, globally, have become increasingly discontent with their pay and conditions and they are beginning to take action. In acts of solidarity, many shoppers have chosen 'Prime Day' to cancel their memberships.

Protesters to Amazon: Cut ties with fed's deportation agencies

As e-commerce giant Amazon begins its two-day "Amazon Prime Day", activists, immigrants and employees are protesting Amazon's labor practices and involvement with federal deportation efforts.

Amazon to spend $700 million retraining its US workers

Amazon announced plans to invest more than $700 million to retrain workers across the US so they can work in skilled technical and non-technical roles in its corporate offices, tech hubs, fulfillment centers, retail stores and transportation network.

'Alexa, my head hurts': UK health service signs up Amazon

London - "Alexa, what are the symptoms of flu?"The UK government said Wednesday that Britons will be able to get answers to this and other medical queries from the National Health Service (NHS) using their Amazon smart speakers.

'Alexa, my head hurts': UK health service signs up Amazon

London - "Alexa, what are the symptoms of flu?"The UK government said Wednesday that Britons will be able to get an answer to this and other simple medical questions from the National Health Service (NHS) using their Amazon smart speakers.

Amazon's investment into Deliveroo hits antitrust snag

Amazon's investment in British food delivery unicorn Deliveroo has been put on hold by Britain's competition regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority.

Emmy winner Michael Slade talks 'After Forever' on Amazon Prime Special

Emmy award-winning writer and executive producer Michael Slade chatted with Digital Journal about the hit digital drama series, "After Forever," on Amazon Prime.

If you want 'surveillance as a service', Amazon's offering it

Amazon may not yet be using delivery drones, however this has not prevented the e-commerce giant from continuing to develop and to enhance drone technology and with it a new offering: surveillance-as-a-service.

Amazon synod to debate ordination of married men

Vatican City - An upcoming Vatican global synod dedicated to the Amazon is set to discuss allowing married men in remote areas to be ordained as priests, according to a preview of the meeting made public on Monday.

Amazon sued over Alexa's recording of child's voice

Amazon is to be sued in the U.S. over recordings made by Alexa of a child. Two separate cases allege that Amazon did not have the consent to create the voiceprints of children talking to the personal digital assistant.

Op-Ed: Will Facebook really start its own cryptocurrency?

Menlo Park - The ongoing rumour that Facebook will start its own cryptocurrency won't go away. At this stage, Facebook is refusing to comment, but there are a few working scenarios for this idea.

Elliott Management announces plans to acquire Barnes & Noble

Activist firm Elliott Management announced Friday it plans to acquire bookseller Barnes & Noble for roughly $683 million, including debt. After the announcement, the stock was up 10 percent to $6.56 per share, in premarket trading.

Amazon says drone deliveries coming 'within months'

Las Vegas - Amazon said Wednesday it expects to begin large-scale deliveries by drone in the coming months as it unveiled its newest design for its "Prime Air" fleet.

Mozilla executive shocked to learn what Alexa has been recording

A security executive working at Mozilla has said he was shocked to discover that recordings of his family had been made by Alexa and were being stored by Amazon. He adds that users of Amazon's Alexa need to be aware.

Amazon holds off Rekognition revolt

Amazon, and supporters of facial recognition software, have succeeded in defeating a shareholder-led Rekognition revolt by a large margin. Rekognition is Amazon's proprietary facial recognition technology.

Amazon's Board of Directors say no to climate change proposal

Seattle - A proposal backed by more than 7,500 Amazon employees asking that the company create a comprehensive climate-change plan did not impress Amazon's board of directors. And shareholders went along with the board and voted down the proposal.

Amazon opens four new mini-stores in malls after closing kiosks

Amazon can't seem to decide whether it wants to have mini-stores within large shopping malls. Early this year the company decided to close the many kiosks it had in malls but a few new mini-stores are appearing in malls branded as "Presented by Amazon".

'.Amazon' gives e-commerce giant its own internet domain

San Francisco - E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighborhood Monday after the internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company.
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