AUDIO: Jeff Bezos and the United States of Amazon

00:00:0000:28:31 In 1994, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, the company that has since made him the richest man in the world. Julia Carrie Wong charts the company’s success and controversies. Plus: Jim Waterson on why young people aren’t watching the news anymore  How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know Presented by India Rakusen with Julia […]

Amazon Artifical Intelligence

Alexa, are you profiting from the illegal storage and analysis of kids’ voice commands?

Emergent Tech Artificial Intelligence I’m sorry, I won’t comment on ongoing litigation: Two privacy lawsuits filed against Amazon By Kieren McCarthy in San Francisco 12 Jun 2019 at 20:53 Amazon has been hit with two lawsuits in the US regarding the recording and storage of children’s voices through its Alexa digital assistant. The lawsuits [PDF] were lodged in California and Washington courts this week […]

Amazon ICANN

Amazon prevails in battle with South American countries for ‘.amazon’ domain name

BY MATT BINDER E-commerce giant Amazon has prevailed in its domain name battle with Amazon, the geographic region in South America. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, has approved of Amazon’s proposal to run the top level domain name extension “.amazon” after a 7 year dispute with more than a half dozen […]