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Amazon or the military: Warehouse bosses pressured 2 workers to choose

The alleged actions may violate federal workplace discrimination laws. → Read More

Robots bearing snacks are about to overrun college campuses

Starship Technologies says it plans to bring its sidewalk bots to 100 university campuses, mostly in the US. → Read More

Amazon workers in Minnesota stage another protest

The demonstration by warehouse workers comes less than a month after a Prime Day protest in the Minneapolis area. → Read More

Amazon is going to kill your Dash button

The online retail giant says all Dash buttons will stop working at the end of the month. → Read More

Sanders, Omar call for Labor Department investigation of all US Amazon warehouses

The two were joined by 11 other members of Congress, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and presidential candidate Tusli Gabbard. → Read More

Prime Day brings out wave of protests and activism against Amazon

Demonstrations were planned for Minnesota, New York, Seattle and San Francisco, as well as across Europe. → Read More

Amazon Prime Day evolves from goofy sideshow to Black Friday-esque phenom

Other retailers are forced to join the party, or else get left behind. → Read More

Amazon Alexa teams with NHS to offer basic medical advice

You can ask the voice assistant about the flu, migraines or chicken pox. → Read More

AT&T makes it harder for spam callers to reach you

The Call Protect feature will become a default for new customers. → Read More

Google Assistant again outpaces Amazon Alexa and Apple Siri in voice results

The search giant's voice assistant blew its competition out of the water in a new voice study. → Read More

Amazon Minnesota warehouse workers planning Prime Day strike

Workers in the Minneapolis area have already been pushing for better working conditions. → Read More

Amazon's future vision of AI, warehouse bots and Alexa

A look into the smarts that power Go stores, warehouse bots and Alexa. → Read More

Amazon sees a bright future of AI, robots and Alexa. Others see job losses

A look into the smarts that power Go stores, warehouse bots and Alexa. → Read More

Amazon's big AI push: Good for your shopping, worrisome for jobs

A look into the smarts that power Go stores, warehouse bots and Alexa. → Read More

Amazon Prime Day sale bonanza kicks off July 15 and will run for 48 hours

Buckle up for more than 1 million deals. → Read More

Amazon Prime Day sale bonanza kicks off July 15, will run for two days

Buckle up for more than 1 million deals. → Read More

Amazon Prime Day, officially announced for July 15, will run for two days

In a few years, it may become Prime Month. → Read More

Amazon adds 15 more planes to Prime Air, as part of its one-day shipping push

The online retailer's fleet will now grow to 70 planes. → Read More

Momentum grows to break up big tech, as Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple face scrutiny

Regulators are gearing up to investigate the largest US tech companies. But are breakups of these corporations on the horizon? → Read More

Lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa records kids without their consent

The suits follow a request last month to the FTC to investigate the Echo Dot Kids Edition. → Read More