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Amazon Announces a One-Year Pause On Police Using Their Facial Recognition Service

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When it comes to facial recognition, Amazon is out on helping the police for now. Amazon announced on Wednesday it would stop supplying U.S. police officers with its facial recognition technology for one year amid a nationwide push for police reform. Ironically, Amazon’s announcement comes two days after IBM said it was exiting the facial recognition business, with CEO Arvind […]

Amazon Delivery Driver Fired For Spitting On Customer’s Package

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An Amazon delivery driver in Los Angeles has been fired after being caught on videotape, spitting on a customer’s package. In the video, that was posted to social media you can see the delivery driver spitting in his hand then smearing it on the package. In a statement to FOX LA, the customers said they […]

Amazon Stops All Shipping Unless it is Medical Supplies

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The coronavirus is messing everything up for everybody. Now, people are not going to be able to order or by their goods because even Amazon has “temporarily” stopped shipping on non-essential goods. In a statement released on the company’s website, the executives have taken measures to protect the community and their workers. Please read in […]

Amazon Reportedly Paid $25M to Acquire Rihanna Documentary

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The world has been patiently waiting for new music from Rihanna, as well as a documentary by Peter Berg. Amazon reportedly acquired the rights to the anticipated doc. The streaming giant paid a whopping $25 million for the flick, as per The Hollywood Reporter. Berg, who collaborated with Riri on the 2012 science fiction film, […]

WHAT, MOTHERF****R?! Samuel L. Jackson Is Amazon’s New Voice for Alexa

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Fam, technology is getting wild out here! The latest update to Amazon’s popular voice-controlled digital assistant Alexa will soon include seasoned actor Samuel L. Jackson and his most prized asset: that voice! From making Alexa a “doorbell concierge” to new podcast content, read about the more than 20 new Alexa features announced today at our […]

Lena Waithe and Amazon Announces New Deal

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While at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, Amazon and Lena Waithe announced an overall deal with Amazon. The news follows an already confirmed two-season commitment with Amazon for a new anthology series of the hour genre named THEM. Variety reports the new deal will allow for Waithe to create new series under the […]

Janelle Monáe to Star In Season 2 of ‘Homecoming’

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After securing roles in Hidden Figures and Moonlight, superstar Janelle Monáe is set to star in the second season of Amazon’s psychological thriller drama series Homecoming, from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail. While all the details of the upcoming season have not been released, the description of her character delivers some hints about the premise […]

Amazon Drops Trailer for ‘Free Meek’ Docuseries

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Amazon is teaming up with Meek Mill for a six-part documentary series. The series which is being described as “fight for exoneration while exposing flaws in the criminal justice system” will focus on Mill’s life over the past ten years and will feature topics when he assaulted an officer at 18 years old and when […]

Meek Mill to Release ‘Free Meek’ Documentary on Amazon

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After having “Meek Mill Weekend,” named in his honor in Philadelphia, the Championships rapper announced that he will be releasing a documentary on Amazon entitled Free Meek. The six-part docuseries is executive produced by Jay-Z. “Free Meek is an upcoming documentary series that will follow Meek and his fight for exoneration while exposing flaws in […]

Amazon is Taking Steps to Enter Video Game Market Via a Streaming Service

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With movies and TV shows already up in the cloud, it’s inevitable that video games will be joining them, as it is learned Amazon is developing their own streaming video game service. The Information reports that not only is Amazon developing their own streaming video game service, but Google and Microsoft have been as well. It’s […]

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Worth $137 Billion and Wife MacKenzie Announce Divorce

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Even the wealthiest couple in the world isn’t subjected to breakups.  Amazon founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, and wife MacKenzie Bezos are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, the couple said on Twitter on Wednesday. The split seems pretty amicable, but it’s still got that dramatic edge tabloids love thanks to […]

Will Bernie Sanders Back Down? Amazon Has Raised Minimum Wage to $15

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According to Reuters, digital retailer Amazon.com Inc is about to put a little extra paper into the pockets of some of their employees. Earlier today, the major distribution platform said that it would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for U.S. employees next month. In the past, Amazon has received criticism about sweatshop salaries for […]

Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer to Become First All-Woman Announce Team For Amazon’s NFL Thursday Night Football

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History will be made during Thursday night’s Rams-Vikings game, and it will have nothing to do with the players on the field. Amazon announced that iconic sports journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer will be the announcing team for Amazon Primes’ presentation of 11 Thursday Night Football Games this season. The dynamic duo will begin […]