Lazy homophobia signals the end of the road for Clarkson and co | Fiona Sturges

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Jeremy Clarkson Lazy homophobia signals the end of the road for Clarkson and co Fiona Sturges The schoolboy sniggering of The Grand Tour is catastrophically unfunny. Amazon has failed to revive an ailing format ‘Rarely has Jeremy Clarkson’s show looked so flaccid, so Läs mer…

From books to bullets: inside Amazon's push to 'defend' America

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Big Money Amazon From books to bullets: inside Amazon’s push to ’defend’ America Jeff Bezos’s company hosts top secret CIA data and powers the US immigration case management system. Now it’s poised to take on a $10bn Pentagon project In the none-to-distant future, US Läs mer…

Virginia students learn in trailers while state offers Amazon huge tax breaks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Virginia The state’s teachers plan to strike over funding, low pay and tax breaks given to the tech firm Due to overcrowding, more than 22,000 students in Fairfax county receive their education in cheaply constructed plywood trailers. Photograph: Mike Elk As freezing rain poured Läs mer…

Amazon puts delivery robots on streets – with a human in tow

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Six-wheeled robots launching in US can autonomously follow route and dodge pedestrians Amazon’s Scout robots are the size of a small cooler and move at walking pace. Photograph: Amazon Amazon’s drone delivery service may be missing in action but the company has not Läs mer…

Amazon Is Rolling Out a New Package Delivery Robot Called ‘Amazon Scout’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. will use robots to deliver packages in the suburbs north of Seattle, its latest experiment to automate the last-mile of delivery that’s a labor-intensive and costly component of buying products online. The e-commerce giant on Wednesday announced a trial of Läs mer…

Amazon knocked off top of UK consumer poll once ethics considered

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Firm falls to fifth place in customer satisfaction poll with First Direct ranked best An Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough, UK. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images Amazon has slipped down a list of companies ranked by customer satisfaction after consumers were asked to Läs mer…

From WhatsApp to Alexa : why the ad-free era is over

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Technology From WhatsApp to Alexa : why the ad-free era is over As we grow wiser to marketing, advertisers are finding new ways and places to plug products Illustration by James Melaugh. We’ve weaned ourselves off banner advertisements, with a fifth of Läs mer…