Working on training local models to understand what sounds are correlated with different activities, so when you put Alexa into Away mode you will get notified when she detected the likelihood of activity in your homeWhen you say, “Alexa I’m off to work,” Alexa will switch into away mode, lock your door, and turn on […]
“First I thought maybe it was tea because I could see a bag inside but looking closer it was one of those gel pack bags to keep the bottle fresh.
These reviews represented around 1.7% of the roughly 2,600 US reviews posted about the $10.99 device as of late last year, before Amazon removed it from the site. Several included claims of flames and fires like Citro’s. As a comparison, a similar product made by a major consumer electronics company and also sold on Amazon’s […]
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Amazon Web Services hosts Department of Homeland Security databases that allow the department and its agencies to track and apprehend immigrants.The company is also in talks to expand a partnership to host new DHS biometric databases that store more extensive data, including eye color, tattoos and other identifiers.
In response to its findings, Public Citizen notes that Amazon’s price gouging is in violation of many state laws that prohibit price increases of more than 10 percent. In concluding its report, Public Citizen is now calling for a unilateral federal law to prohibit price gouging, as online shopping platforms are often able to dodge […]
“I received a call to say an Amazon Prime subscription was to be renewed. I told them that I did not want Amazon Prime. Then I was passed to a man who said I was due a rebate,” the customer told This is Money.
Expanded virus mitigation measures were implemented at the Romulus facility, according to The Detroit News. Employees must undergo a temperature scan and health screening before being allowed to start their shift. Social distancing assistants scan the work floor to determine when employees are too close to each other. Functioning somewhat like traffic lights, the social […]
The current number of job openings is the highest it’s ever had at one time. The job fairs will take place in cities where the retailer thinks it can find the strongest talent. The company is calling it “Amazon Career Day,” and set up a website with more details: www.amazon.jobs/careerday.
Did you know Walmart has its own subscription plan? Recently, Walmart made Walmart+ official, which a service that’s in direct competition to Amazon Prime. Walmart wants to be the online shopping powerhouse that Amazon already is, and you just can’t be on the same level without the same level of benefits for members. Walmart+ makes […]