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CES 2021: Ring Trials End-To-End Encryption In Smart Doorbells

Privacy move. Smart doorbell maker adds encryption to protect video streams after security scares

1 week ago

Parler Sues Amazon Web Services After Hosting Takedown

Consequences from President Trump's attempted coup last week continues, with Google and Apple removing Parler from app stores

1 week ago

Elon Musk Now Richest Man In The World

Soaring shares of car maker Tesla, sees Elon Musk overtaking Amazon's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos as the richest man…

2 weeks ago

Amazon Faces Union Challenge In Alabama

Workers at Amazon fulfilment centre in Alabama are to be balloted over joining union, which would be a first for…

4 weeks ago

Big Tech Firms Face EU Fines Of 10 Percent Of Turnover

Yearly checks on tech firm compliance over harmful content, plus stiff financial penalties part of EU's proposed regulation of digital…

1 month ago

Amazon Urges Rethink On JEDI Contract Award

Amazon claims Microsoft cloud contract award was down to political interference, but Microsoft alleges that Amazon retrospectively adjusted its bid…

1 month ago

California Asks Court To Force Amazon To Comply With Coronavirus Probe

Attorney General asks court to force Amazon to co-operate with state investigation into its handling of Covid-19 pandemic

1 month ago

Google Fined $121 Million By French Watchdog Over Cookies

Stiff financial penalty imposed on Google by French privacy watchdog, which at the time also fined Amazon over advertising cookies

1 month ago

Tech Giants Face Fines Or Even Break-up, Warns EU Digital Head

New European rules to rein in big name tech firms will include the power to potentially break-up firms, EU digital…

2 months ago

Amazon Sacks Staff At Drone Division – Report

Has Amazon's ambitions to build its own inhouse drones crashed and burned? Retail giant lays off staff and turns to…

2 months ago

EC Hits Amazon With Competition Rule Violations

European Commission charges Amazon with breaking competition in retail space, but the firm insists consumers have choice

2 months ago

Police Ask Residents To Link Smart Doorbells To Surveillance Hub

Privacy nightmare? Police ask residents in US city to link their smart doorbells to surveillance hub to reduce local crime

3 months ago

Judge Dismisses Amazon Coronavirus Safety Lawsuit

Lawsuit by Amazon workers over alleged lack of Covid-19 protection in Staten Island facility has been dismissed by New York…

3 months ago

Amazon Extends Work From Home Until June 2021

After thousands of its workforce were infected with Coronavirus, Amazon extends its work from home option until middle of 2021

3 months ago

Amazon Workers In German Strike On ‘Prime’ Day

German trade union Verdi urges workers to conduct two day strike over pay and conditions during Amazon 'Prime Day' sales…

3 months ago

Amazon Respects Rights Of Workers To Join Union

Not a problem? Amazon responds to media report on union activity tracking, by saying it respects worker rights to join…

4 months ago

US Antitrust Report Hints At Tech Firm Breakup – Report

Would they dare? US House of Representatives antitrust report includes “thinly veiled call to break up” big tech name firms

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Amazon Admits 20,000 Staff Infected By Covid-19

Nearly 20,000 staff have been infected by Coronavirus, Amazon reveals after concerns about warehouse conditions during pandemic

4 months ago

Amazon One Scanner To Use Veins In Palm For Payments

Amazon One device will scan the veins in a human hand to authorise supermarket checkout payments for example, or entry…

4 months ago

Amazon’s Flying Home Security Camera Sparks Privacy Debate

Always Home Cam drone from Amazon subsidiary Ring is designed to fly around homes to offer 'peace of mind', but…

4 months ago

Amazon’s Zoox Obtains California Permit For Fully Driverless Car Tests

Amazon subsidiary Zoox receives permit to test driverless vehicles without a backup driver in California, one of only four granted…

4 months ago

Amazon Hires Former NSA Director In Charge During Snowden Revelations

Amazon names former NSA director to board of directors, who was also the man in charge when Edward Snowden blew…

4 months ago

AWS Lambasts President Trump, As Pentagon Confirms Microsoft Jedi Contract

US Department of Defense confirms Microsoft's JEDI award, but AWS calls it a “politically corrupted contract award” and lambasts US…

5 months ago

Amazon Deletes Thousands Of ‘Fake’ Reviews After Probe

Amazon deletes tens of thousands of reviews from its sites after two studies focus on use of fraudulent five-star reviews…

5 months ago

Growing Demand Sees Amazon Promise 7,000 UK Jobs

Rare bit of good news on the jobs front as Amazon says it will create another 7,000 new jobs in…

5 months ago

Amazon Withdraws Job Listing For Union ‘Analyst’ – Report

Did Amazon attempt to hire people to spy on union activity within workforce? E-commerce giant says wording for position was…

5 months ago

Amazon Gains FAA Drone Delivery Approval

Critical certificate issued by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), nudges actual Amazon drone deliveries one step closer

5 months ago

Amazon Goes Electric With Order For 1,800 Mercedes-Benz Vans

Amazon orders 1,800 Mercedes-Benz electric vans for its European delivery fleet, including the UK and Germany, as it aims to…

5 months ago

Amazon Enters Wearables With Halo Band

Health market entry for e-commerce giant after it unveils the Amazon Halo Band, which can track a user's sleep and…

5 months ago