How to protect your digital privacy from new Christmas presents

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Shortcuts Technology Just unwrapped a gift of an internet-connected device? Don’t just turn it on and plug it in – you might be giving the manufacturer all sorts of information you don’t need to Put the bear back in the box … Mattel’s Smart Läs mer…

'Not everybody wants to live in Silicon Valley': Google to expand in New York

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Silicon Valley Company will spend more than $1bn to build a new complex in New York City, in the tech industry’s latest major expansion east Google opened its first office in New York nearly 20 years ago and now employs 7,000 people in the Läs mer…

France pushes forward alone with new tax on big tech companies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Tax will come into effect from 1 January, but plans for an EU-wide levy have faltered The French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, says he believes the tax will raise €500m in its first year. Photograph: Romuald Meigneux/Sipa/Rex/Shutterstock France is to press ahead Läs mer…

Amazon faces boycott ahead of holidays as public discontent grows

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon A growing number of customers are fed up with the company, from its working conditions at warehouses to anti-tax lobbying An anti-Amazon rally in New York on 27 November. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex/Shutterstock The holiday season is all about spending the time with your loved Läs mer…

Amazon meets public opposition at first hearing for New York headquarters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Protesters said move lacked public consultation as executives said massive investment would be good for the city New York assemblyman Ron Kim, center, speaks at a rally opposing New York’s deal with Amazon on the steps of city hall on 12 December. Photograph: Läs mer…

New Jersey urged to enforce ‘code of conduct’ for Amazon workers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Report details dangerous and unstable work conditions in dozens of warehouse distribution centers for Amazon and other retailers An Amazon fulfillment center is seen in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters A coalition of labor advocacy groups is pushing New Jersey to enforce Läs mer…

Unions to step up efforts at Amazon Australia after worker sacked

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Forklift driver employed through labour hire company Adecco says he was dismissed from his job at Amazon due to union activity The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association has joined forces with the Transport Workers Union to organise workers on Amazon sites in Läs mer…

Robot's bear spray accident puts 24 Amazon workers in hospital

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon New Jersey incident puts new focus on working conditions in retailer’s warehouses The Amazon fulfilment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Twenty-four employees at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey were hospitalised after a robot accidentally set off a can of Läs mer…

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2018 review: the new standard

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Kindle 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. Refined design, water resistance and good screen makes latest e-reader about as good as a single-use device gets The 2018 Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is a refined, easy-to-use e-reader, now with water resistance and 4G. Läs mer…

New Yorkers won't give up the fight to stop Amazon colonising our city | Arwa Mahdawi

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Amazon New Yorkers won’t give up the fight to stop Amazon colonising our city Arwa Mahdawi Why is Jeff Bezos getting subsidies for his new HQ when one in 10 public school children is homeless and the transit system is crumbling? ‘Mark my Läs mer…

New York labor leaders: Amazon has 'record of routinely mistreating workers'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon As Amazon looks to come to town, labor leaders tore into the company’s record on worker treatment in a new report People attend an anti-Amazon rally in Long Island City in New York on 26 November. Photograph: Xinhua/Barcroft Images As Amazon looks to Läs mer…

Amazon reopens global store to Australians in time for Black Friday sales

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Move comes months after retailer closed global website after the government introduced GST changes Amazon’s decision to reopen its global website to Australians is likely another blow for local retailers. Photograph: Joe Castro/AAP Amazon has reopened its global website to Australian consumers, with Läs mer…

Amazon hit with major data breach days before Black Friday

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Customers’ names and email addresses posted on website, tech giant confirms Amazon said it has contacted customers that have been affected. Photograph: Alamy Amazon has suffered a major data breach that caused customer names and email addresses to be disclosed on its website, Läs mer…