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Alexa For Hospitality Lets Amazon Follow You On Vacation

For those averse to talking on the phone, hotel stays can resemble a war of attrition, testing your mettle to see how long you’ll go without calling the front desk and admitting you forgot to pack your toothbrush. But Amazon’s new Alexa for Hospitality s...

Amazon’s Facial Recognition Matched 28 Members Of Congress To Criminal Mugshots

The American Civil Liberties Union tested Amazon’s facial recognition system — and the results were not good. To test the system’s accuracy, the ACLU scanned the faces of all 535 members of congress against 25,000 public mugshots, using Amazon’s open...

St. Louis University Is Installing Amazon Alexa-Enabled Echo Dots Campus-Wide

The first college or university in the nation is installing Alexa-enabled AmazonEcho Dots in every...

The Monopoly-Busting Case Against Google, Amazon, Uber, And Facebook

Antitrust crusaders have built up serious momentum in Washington, but so far, it’s all been theory...

Amazon records private conversation and sends out to your contacts

A Portland family contacted Amazon to investigate after they say a private conversation in their hom...

Amazon Alexa and Echo are customer-paid ease-dropping devices

It’s always unintentional and a “bug” in the system when they are caught, but make...

How one Amazon Kindle scam made millions of dollars

For years, thousands were tricked into buying low-quality ebooks. Emma Moore could have been the hea...