Amazon's data request portal for police is visible on the web
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Amazon’s data request portal for police is visible on the web

You might not have to wonder just what data police can request from Amazon — some of those details just became public. TechCrunch has discovered that parts of Amazon’s law enforcement request portal are visible to anyone on the web without requiring… Continue Reading…

Amazon just announced new devices — save on these older models
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Amazon just announced new devices — save on these older models

Echo devices on sale as of Sept. 25: BEST ECHO DEAL: Echo Show 8 — save $25 BEST FEATURES-TO-SIZE RATIO: Echo Show 5 — save $5 BEST SMALL SMART ASSISTANT: Echo Dot (3rd gen) — save $10 Amazon announced a handful of new devices at its event on Sept. 24, …

Watch Amazon's entire new hardware event right here
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Watch Amazon’s entire new hardware event right here

If you have to see the Ring Always Home Cam in action to believe that Amazon made a flying security drone for your house, then check out the video of its hardware event. The live stream wasn’t available publicly yesterday, but now you can click throu… Continue Reading…

Amazon just announced new devices — save on these older models
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Amazon just announced new devices — save on these older models

Echo devices on sale as of Sept. 25: BEST ECHO DEAL: Echo Show 8 — save $25 BEST FEATURES-TO-SIZE RATIO: Echo Show 5 — save $5 BEST SMALL SMART ASSISTANT: Echo Dot (3rd gen) — save $10 Amazon announced a handful of new devices at its event on Sept. 24, …

The next generation of wearables will be a privacy minefield
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The next generation of wearables will be a privacy minefield

Facebook recently gave us our best glimpse yet into its augmented reality plans. The company will be piloting a new set of glasses that will lay the groundwork for an eventual consumer-ready product. The “research project,” called Project Aria, is st… Continue Reading…

Amazon quietly announces major expansion to neighborhood surveillance networks
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Amazon quietly announces major expansion to neighborhood surveillance networks

Blink and you’ve missed it.  Amazon, the powerhouse behind the Ring security camera network, is coming for your community. On Monday, the surveillance juggernaut announced a major expansion to its smart neighborhood effort dubbed Sidewalk. Notably, Amazon failed to highlight one crucial detailed specified in the accompanying white paper: If …

Writer Anand Giridharadas on tech’s billionaires: “Are they even on the same team as us?”
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Writer Anand Giridharadas on tech’s billionaires: “Are they even on the same team as us?”

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, America’s roughly 640 billionaires have seen their fortunes soar by $845 billion in combined assets or 29% collectively, widening the already yawning gap between the very richest and the rest of the U.S. Many of those billions were made by tech founders, including …

Amazon just announced new devices — save on these older models
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Amazon just announced new devices — save on these older models

Echo devices on sale as of Sept. 25: BEST ECHO DEAL: Echo Show 8 — save $25 BEST FEATURES-TO-SIZE RATIO: Echo Show 5 — save $5 BEST SMALL SMART ASSISTANT: Echo Dot (3rd gen) — save $10 Amazon announced a handful of new devices at its event on Sept. 24, …

Writer Anand Giridharadas on tech’s billionaires: ‘Are they even on the same team as us?’
amazon

Writer Anand Giridharadas on tech’s billionaires: ‘Are they even on the same team as us?’

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, America’s roughly 640 billionaires have seen their fortunes soar by $845 billion in combined assets, or 29% collectively, widening the already yawning gap between the very richest and the rest of the U.S. Many of those billions were made by tech founders, including …

Everything Amazon announced at its September event
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Everything Amazon announced at its September event

Amazon unveiled plenty of new hardware at its fall event on Thursday, including several new Echo speakers and a flying Ring drone.  Echo ($99.99), Echo Dot ($49.99), and Echo Dot with Clock ($59.99) Look into my crystal ball… maybe Alexa will tell you your future. Image: courtesy of amazon Amazon’s …