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Recent articles by Ben Fox:

Amazon's worldwide worker walkout is just the tip of employees' activism

Worker movements have grown across the tech industry, with at least half a dozen taking hold at the world's biggest online store. → Read More

At Amazon, workers unite to speak out on warehouses, climate and more

Worker movements have grown across the tech industry, with at least half a dozen taking hold at the world's biggest online store. → Read More

Walmart will now deliver groceries right to your fridge for a $20 monthly fee

Walmart's new "InHome" delivery service launches in three US cities on Tuesday. → Read More

Google commits $150 million to renewable energy projects

The investment comes as major tech companies have been working to do more on climate change. → Read More

Human reviewers are looking at Amazon Cloud Cam footage

Only video clips that are voluntarily submitted by customers for troubleshooting are reviewed. → Read More

Amazon bolsters Alexa privacy after user trust takes a hit

The company tries to temper customer concerns by unveiling privacy controls like auto-deleting recordings and "Home Mode" for Ring cameras. → Read More

Amazon's Alexa dives into mobile world with Echo earbuds, glasses and ring

These on-the-go products -- called Echo Buds, Frames and Loop -- should let you take Alexa with you all day. → Read More

Amazon Alexa's next chapter is voice in your ears, around your finger and on your face

These on-the-go products should let you take Alexa with you all day. → Read More

Emmys 2019 memes: Bob Newhart heckles Ben Stiller, meet Dan Chowder

Newhart, at 90, still brings the laughs. → Read More

Pixel 4: 6 things Google needs to do to beat the iPhone 11 and Galaxy S10

Here's what the Pixel 4 needs to have to compete with Apple and Samsung. → Read More

Amazon looks to expand Alexa's world amid growing privacy concerns

The online retailer will hold a product launch Wednesday, with Alexa expected to go into earbuds and maybe even a robot. → Read More

iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max review: The iPhone for camera and battery lovers

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro models offer just a little bit extra, but some of those features matter a lot to extreme mobile users and pixel experts. → Read More

Jeff Bezos unveils ambitious set of Amazon projects to take on climate change

The company seeks to become carbon neutral by 2040, helped by a $100 million reforestation program and the purchase of 100,000 electric delivery vans. → Read More

Jeff Bezos announces pledge to make Amazon carbon neutral by 2040

The Climate Pledge seeks to reach goals of Paris climate accord 10 years early. → Read More

Amazon wants to double its Locker program over the next year

The move comes as Amazon works to speed up its Prime deliveries and make up for losing FedEx as a shipping partner. → Read More

Why the iPhone 11's lack of 5G won't hurt it, even when Android phones are doubling down

Commentary: Apple is late to 5G, but chances are, you're not missing out. → Read More

Best 2-in-1 PCs in 2019 for when you need a laptop and tablet in one

Whether you want something that's more tablet than laptop or more laptop than tablet, there's one here to meet your needs and budget. → Read More

Walmart goes big on its new grocery delivery membership program

The Delivery Unlimited program is expanding to over a thousand more US stores. → Read More

Hundreds of Amazon employees plan to join climate change strike

The strike is part of growing employee unrest at Amazon. → Read More

US senators call on Amazon to investigate its unsafe inventory

The request follows an investigative story from The Wall Street Journal that highlighted thousands of questionable products on the site. → Read More