[to] shut down Amazon demanding that it end its collaboration with ICE," the person capturing the video states.The decision to occupy an Amazon shop came as the technology giant and other companies continue to face scrutiny over their contracts with ICE.
Several media outlets have recently published reports about how Amazon, Apple, and Google are using human workers (typically contractors) to listen in on people’s commands and use that precious voice data to improve their products.On Wednesday, Motherboard had the latest revelation, revealing Microsoft used contract workers to listen to conversations on Skype, which Microsoft owns, to improve its auto-translation feature.
New Apple AirPods drop to their lowest ever price at Amazon
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If you're in the market for a pair of the new Apple AirPods (2019), today could be your lucky day – the true wireless earbuds are currently at their lowest ever price over at Amazon UK.Unfortunately, this discount is only available to UK customers, and only applies to the version with the wireless charging case.
As many Data Sheet readers will know, Nandan is a pioneer of India's 1980s tech revolution.Now, as the FT notes, he heads a government drive to bolster the nation's online payments.
Leaders of House and Senate committees want Capital One and Amazon to explain to Congress how a hacker accessed personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit card customers and applicants.Jim Jordan, the top Republican on the House Oversight and Reform Committee, asked for a staff-level briefing by Aug 15 on the breach that was reported late Monday.
Amazon just made music discovery even easier
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If you’ve ever been listening to a great track on your Amazon smart speaker but not had a clue who the artist is, you’re in luck - Amazon Music has just launched its new Song ID feature in the UK.The service enables Alexa to announce the song title and artist name before the song plays on your Echo device, making it much easier to discover new music when listening to stations, playlists and new releases.
Amazon Prime Video's virtual theatre is open for business with Oculus VR app
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Have you ever wished you could jump right into your favorite streaming platform and navigate all your shows and contents in a virtual world?Well now you can – if you have an Oculus VR headset, you can now stream shows and movies from Amazon Prime Video via a new Prime Video VR app, which lets you watch in the comfort of a virtual theatre.
Google takes on Amazon with its new shopping portal
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Following the feeding frenzy of Amazon Prime Day, Google has debuted its new shopping platform to lure customers with personalized recommendations.Search for an item, and the new site will point you towards products for sale in Google's own store (for devices like Google Home speakers), or from its chosen third-party sellers.
Streaming video games promises to be an all-out brawl among companies with the internet infrastructure to back it up.Today’s video game industry is a behemoth expected to generate $152 billion worldwide this year, according to market researcher Newzoo.
7%, the lowest it's been in half a century, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic.” Others lamented the plight of young workers trapped in the gig economy, working long hours for low wages and without a social safety net.
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That said, if you can get to one you should absolutely take advantage.Take, for example, the Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones – they're on sale for $99 right now thanks to a Lightning Deal.
We were wrong: this Bose SoundSport Free deal WAS beaten on Amazon Prime Day
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The Bose SoundSport Free headphones are true wireless earbuds from a respected brand - but they’re usually a little on the expensive side.We posited a month ago that they could get a decent price drop on Amazon Prime Day this year, but we'd thought we'd found a far cheaper way.
However, all those deals can be a little overwhelming to navigate – that's why we've put together this handy guide to the best Prime Day headphone deals we've spotted so far.Sign up for Prime DayYou'll need to be an Amazon Prime member to take advantage of Prime Day deals.
View DealWhat Is Amazon Prime Day?To take advantage of the discounts and deals available on Prime Day, you'll need to have an Amazon Prime membership.
This Dell Alienware 17 R5Remove non-product link laptop is $2,199, a whopping $1,450 or 40 percent off.DellDell has a decent doorbuster that's worth checking out: the Inspiron 5000Remove non-product link laptop is $499.