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Big Technology

Amazon delivery drivers and liberal city dwellers vote together. But for how long?


BIG TECHNOLOGY

‘The main thing is you just never underestimate Amazon’

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‘Alexa, Call Mom!’ watches, listens, and exploits your grief for capitalistic gain

The author sits in the dark behind the Amazon Echo, which is surrounded by lit candles in a seance-style set up.
The author sits in the dark behind the Amazon Echo, which is surrounded by lit candles in a seance-style set up.
Photo courtesy of Nouf Aljowaysir


Big Technology

A conversation with Recode’s Jason Del Rey

Jason Del Rey


General Intelligence

Andy Jassy is a member of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence

Andy Jassy at WSJ.D on October 25, 2016. Photo source: Steve Jurvetson/Flickr


The company’s $62 million FTC settlement shows ‘corporate crime pays’

An Amazon Flex driver delivers packages in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on December 18, 2018. Photo: Boston Globe/Getty Images


In another era, Parler would have owned its servers—and remained online

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’Guaranteed not a hack’

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As small businesses closed and layoffs hit, Amazon expanded its power — despite a string of crises and worker uprisings

A photo of an Amazon package in one of the company’s fulfillment centers.
A photo of an Amazon package in one of the company’s fulfillment centers.
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