Facial-Recognition Technology Wrongly Flagged 26 California Lawmakers As Criminals A recent test of Amazon's facial recognition technology reportedly ended with a major fail, as some state lawmakers turned up as suspected criminals.
Amazon Wants To Open Liquor Store, Deliver Alcohol In San FranciscoAmazon may be mostly known as an online shopping site, but a public notice outside its warehouse at 888 Tennessee Street in the Dogpatch says the company is now trying to open a liquor store.
Berkeley Protester Enters Disorderly Conduct Plea After Confronting Amazon CEO Bezos At ConferenceAn animal welfare activist from the Bay Area entered a no contest plea in Las Vegas to misdemeanor disorderly conduct for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage.
Search On For 70 Amazon Packages Stolen From Delivery Van In El SobranteInvestigators with the California Highway Patrol arrested one suspect connected to the theft of an Amazon delivery van in the El Sobrante area last week.
Berkeley Animal Rights Activist Due In Court For Confronting Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos In VegasA plea deal may be in the works for an animal welfare activist from the Bay Area who was arrested after approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage in Las Vegas.
Amazon Prime Day Protests Planned By Immigrant Rights, Labor LeadersImmigrant rights and labor leaders are planning protests on Amazon's Prime Day to demand the company to cut ties with ICE.
Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Tell You How Much Facebook, Google Make From Your DataThe bipartisan legislation would require Silicon Valley's biggest platforms to reveal the rewards they reap when their users browse the web, look at products online and connect with friends.
Facebook, Google Shares Battered; Feds Preparing Antitrust Investigations
Amazon's Carbon Footprint: Analysts Say It's Huge, Company Stays MumUnlike most of its technology peers, Amazon keeps its carbon footprint figures hidden. The company promised to disclose its carbon-emission figures this year although it declined last week to elaborate on its timeline to CBS News.
Oakland Mulls Ban On Controversial Face Recognition TechnologyPrivacy advocates in Oakland are proposing a ban on the city’s use of controversial facial recognition technology.
Report: Amazon Workers May Be Listening To What You Tell AlexaWhen customers speak to Alexa, Amazon's artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant, somebody may be listening in, according to a new report.
Hundreds Of Millions Of Facebook Records Exposed On Amazon Cloud ServersA vast collection of data on Facebook users was exposed to the public until recently on Amazon's cloud computing service, researchers have found.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Accuses National Enquirer of BlackmailAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the National Enquirer is threatening to publish revealing photographs of him unless his private investigators back off the tabloid and he accused the Enquirer of "extortion and blackmail."
Stocks Tumble Below 23,000; Twitter Falls More Than 11 PercentThe Dow continued its tumble Thursday, dropping below 23,000 at one point as several tech giants including San Francisco-based Twitter were hit hard by the sell-off.
NYT: Facebook Offered Big Tech Firms More User Data Than Previously RevealedFacebook, based in Menlo Park, offered more of its users' data to companies including Microsoft and Amazon than it has admitted, according to a new report by The New York Times.