· Ice-T said he almost shot an Amazon delivery driver because the worker wasn't wearing a uniform.
· "Message To Amazon: Now that you have regular people making your home deliveries.. Maybe they.. Business Insider - Published
Magnify / Finished buyer orders are noticed of their bins, looking forward to supply, on the Amazon Achievement Centre on November 14, 2018, in Hemel Hempstead, England. In efforts to meet orders.. The News Articles - Published
· *Amazon is building a new warehouse specifically for dangerous items, the company told Wired.*
· *The new warehouse is much smaller than a typical fulfillment center, and it will house the most.. Business Insider - Published
SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Three Muslim workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota accuse the company of discrimination and retaliation for denying them time and space to pray. A federal complaint filed.. Seattle Times - Published
· *Three Muslim Somali women have filed a federal complaint against Amazon, alleging that they faced racial and religious discrimination while working at its warehouses in Minnesota.*
· *Calling for.. Business Insider - Published
· *Amazon has faced a series of wrongful termination lawsuits from pregnant workers, CNET reports.*
· *CNET reviewed seven lawsuits filed over the past four years by pregnant Amazon workers.*
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· *Amazon announced its first job openings for its Northern Virginia headquarters, called HQ2.*
· *In a blog post, Amazon noted that the headquarters was "ahead of schedule" and that the company had.. Business Insider - Published
More than 50 Amazon employees from as far afield as Egypt, Brazil and Pakistan gathered in Berlin on Monday Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their.. WorldNews - Published
· It's possible for some Amazon employees tasked with listening to Alexa commands to access a customer's home address, says a new report from Bloomberg.
· Workers with access to an Alexa user's.. Business Insider - Published
Through S. A. Applinnine minute Learn It sort of feels that virtually each week there’s a debatable tale (or 3) within the information about Amazon. Up to now two weeks by myself, there were tales.. The News Articles - Published
· Amazon employees and contractors manually review and transcribe clips of conversations from Alexa interactions, according to a recent Bloomberg report.
· Here's a closer look at how companies like.. Business Insider - Published
Workers at four Amazon logistic centres in Germany went on strike on Monday, the latest action in a long-running campaign for better pay and conditions. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The Alexa voice-review process highlights the often-overlooked human role in training software algorithms. In marketing materials Amazon says Alexa "lives in the cloud." But like many software tools.. Seattle Times - Published Also reported by •WorldNews •cbs4.com •CBS 2 •CBS News •IndiaTimes
According to a new report, Amazon employes workers who listen to voice recordings captured by the Echo device in people's homes. Some are allegedly recorded when owners didn't know Alexa was.. CBS News - Published
· *Amazon released the Echo Wall Clock, an Alexa companion device, in September 2018.*
· *Currently selling for $29.99, the Echo Wall Clock can keep track of digital timers and sets the time.. Business Insider - Published
· Recordings from your Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker can be sent to a team at Amazon to improve Alexa's functionality.
· But it's possible to prevent your recordings from being sent to Amazon.. Business Insider - Published
I Hear You Amazon pays thousands of workers across the globe to review audio picked up by its Echo speakers — and their behavior raises serious concerns about both privacy and safety. Bloomberg.. Futurism - Published
· *Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos highlighted Amazon's relatively small footprint in the company's annual letter to shareholders on Thursday.*
· *"Amazon today remains a small player in global retail," Bezos.. Business Insider - Published
Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
1. *Amazon workers get to hear some of what users tell Alexa, and they have a chat room to talk about "amusing" recordings.*.. Business Insider - Published
In a bid to enhance its in-house Alexa voice recognition technology, Amazon reportedly employs thousands of people around the world to listen, transcribe and annotate audio clips recorded by Echo.. AppleInsider - Published
· *Amazon has thousands of workers around the world listening to recordings of conversations between users and the Alexa voice assistant, **in the name of improving its ability to understand human.. Business Insider - Published
· *A former Amazon warehouse employee has filed a complaint against the company claiming he was fired for speaking out about its working conditions.*
· *Rashad Long worked at the Staten Island.. Business Insider - Published
· *Business Insider spoke to 30 current and former Amazon workers across the US, the UK, and Europe about what it's like to work during peak season.*
· *Amazon's unseen army of hundreds of thousands.. Business Insider - Published
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been one of the most outspoken critics of Amazon's now-abandoned HQ2 plan for New York City, and now the online mega-retailer is hitting back... nicely.
After the.. Mashable - Published
A senior Amazon.com Inc executive on Friday disputed claims raised by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that Amazon workers face "dehumanizing conditions" as being untrue and invited her to take.. Reuters - Published