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The chorus of tech workers demanding American tech companies put ethics before profit is growing louder. In recent days, employees at Google and Microsoft have been pressuring company executives to drop bids for a $10 billion contract to provide cloud computing services to the Department of Defense. As part of the contract, known as JEDI,
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Tech giants Amazon and Google are at odds when it comes to working with the U.S. Department of Defense. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said that his company will work with the U.S. military in any way that they feel it’s appropriate proclaiming that refusing to do so will put the U.S. in jeopardy. “We are
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Today technology has changed the life of people and this is one reason that today many businesses are opting to sell their products and services through online sites. But it is not an easy task because the marketing of the business is to be done effectively. Proper marketing of your products and services which can
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Amazon announced two new initiatives today that are aimed at reducing its environmental impact. The first is a $10 million investment in the Closed Loop Fund, an effort to pool corporate resources to help the US improve its municipal recycling programs. The other is a solar energy project in the United Kingdom that will see
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We love our tech companies — Facebook, Google and others — so much we allow them to get away with bad behavior. America, the professor says, used to honor character and kindness. Now we honor billionaires and innovation. Should one company control almost half of all online sales as Amazon does? Should one company be so
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Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of Amazon’s machine learning efforts, speaks at a 2017 conference. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET To imagine what artificial intelligence might look like in your house tomorrow, look at what it’s already done today to a top AI exec, Amazon’s Swami Sivasubramanian. The vice president of Amazon’s machine learning efforts has a 3-year-old
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Orvium, the first decentralized social platform for scientific collaboration, funding and publications management based on Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence, has today announced that it has been recognised as a Standard Technology Partner of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network, enabling the organisation to provide software solutions that are integrated with the AWS Cloud. The
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When Jeff Bezos announced that Amazon would be raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour last week, the reception was rapturous. The Seattle Times called it “the just thing.” “Good for them,” said President Trump’s chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow. “I’m in favor of higher wages.” Bloomberg called it proof that “an even higher
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Joshua Roberts | Reuters Jeff Bezos, president and CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, speaks at the Economic Club of Washington DC’s “Milestone Celebration Dinner” in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2018.  Sellers and brands may not like it, but Amazon is clearly doubling down on its private label business. This is where
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SAN FRANCISCO: Apple and Amazon have strongly denied a media report that claimed a massive “supply chain attack” by Chinese spies planted chips in motherboards in data servers bought by these two giants among 30 tech companies. Bloomberg Businessweek on Thursday reported that malicious chips — as small as a sharpened pencil tip — were
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