Here's Elizabeth Warren's Plan To Break Up Huge Tech Platforms Like Facebook, Google, And Amazon
Warren would classify tech companies with global revenue of $25 billion or more as "platform utilities" and attempt to break them up via antitrust laws.
Amazon Removed Anti-Vax Documentaries From Prime Video
Anti-vax documentaries have disappeared from search results on the platform, and appear to no longer be available to Prime members for free streaming.
We’re Finally Listening To Lorena Bobbitt. Why Did It Take So Long?
Documentaries that rethink decades-old scandals, like Amazon’s Lorena, are becoming routine. But when will we start extending public empathy in real time?
As Concerns Over Facial Recognition Grow, Members Of Congress Are Considering Their Next Move
“This is a perfect issue for our committee to look into,” California Rep. Jimmy Gomez told BuzzFeed News.
Amazon Bought A Router Company You've Never Heard Of. Here Is Why It's A Huge Deal.
Experts are concerned about what Amazon’s acquisition of Eero means for consumer privacy.
Amazon Filed A Patent Application For Tech That Could Link You To Your Identity And Job
The Rekognition technology could one day scan your face, identify who you are, use visual cues to figure out the kind of work you do, and potentially track you as you move around.
Sugarless Haribo Gummy Bear Reviews On Amazon Are The Most Insane Thing You'll Read Today
Why on earth would anyone buy these sugar-free bears after reviewers warned not to eat more than 15 at a time "unless you are trying to power wash your intestines"?
We Asked New Yorkers For Their Messages To Jeff Bezos After Amazon Scrapped Its HQ Plans
"Dear Jeff, I'm glad I was spared the dick pics. Please find another community to extort."
Primaries Are Where Politics Happens Today, And That's Why The Amazon Deal Died
The old cliché is all politics is local. Today, our most meaningful politics happens during the primaries — and that's what doomed Amazon in New York.
A Leading Author Has Condemned Amazon For Selling Gay "Cure" Books
Exclusive: Damian Barr told BuzzFeed News that the bookselling website is "promoting self-harm" and profiting from hate.
Opinion: Beating Back Amazon Is Just The Beginning
It's a victory for working people, but it can’t be our high water mark. Our fight against corporate power will get bigger, bolder, and go national.
Opinion: Amazon Shows It's Time For States To Stop The Corporate Welfare Bidding Wars
For decades, New York and other states engaged in economic cage matches to see who can offer the most lavish welfare packages to corporate giants. Enough.
Opinion: Losing Amazon Is The Biggest Unforced Error In NYC's Economic History
Contrary to what newcomers may believe, gentrification and congestion weren't always the city's biggest problems. Sometimes we wondered if lost jobs would ever come back.
Instacart Workers’ Revolt Over Tips Reveals A Big Problem For The Gig Economy
Companies like Instacart, DoorDash, and Uber rely on workers to report problems with the app, creating an opening for both regulators and the public to criticize them.
Amazon Canceled Its Plan To Build A Second Headquarters In New York City
Residents and several local lawmakers strongly opposed the deal that would have brought another Amazon HQ to Long Island City in Queens. The company said it won't reopen the search for another location.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos Claims The National Enquirer Tried To Blackmail Him Over Dick Pics
"Rather than capitulate to extortion and blackmail, I’ve decided to publish exactly what they sent me, despite the personal cost and embarrassment they threaten."
Amazon Recorded Video Of A Seller's Face For Identification Purposes
“We will record a 5-second video of your face. ... To proceed, enable access to your webcam.”
Stolen Artwork Is All Over Amazon — And Creators Want The Company To Do Something About It
Independent artists, who aren’t afforded the same protection as big brands on Amazon, say that fighting copyright infringement by third-party sellers is never-ending. They want that to change.
Netflix Says It Won’t Show Content In India That Disrespects The Country’s Flag, Hurts Religious Sentiments, Or Promotes Terrorism
The streaming giant, along with eight other streaming services, voluntarily agreed to ban contentious content — but critics say it’s censorship.
What If Amazon.com Actually…Is A Horrible Website?
How does a powerful, innovative behemoth megacorporation repeatedly fail at its most basic task: running a website?
Amazon Dash Buttons Have Been Deemed Illegal In Germany For Giving Shoppers Basically No Information
Amazon’s Dash buttons do not provide enough information about the products that consumers are ordering or the price, the court ruled Thursday.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos And His Wife, MacKenzie, Are Getting A Divorce
The National Enquirer says its plans to publish salacious details of Jeff Bezos' alleged involvement with a former TV anchor.
Alexa Interrupted A Tech Executive At CES And Said "That's Not True"
A Qualcomm representative was talking about Alexa's capabilities in vehicles when it cut in.
This Is The Year That Truly Challenged People's Trust In Amazon
But it didn’t keep people from shopping on Amazon.
People Are Like HELL YES After This Guy Pranked Package Thieves With Glitter And Fart Spray
To all the packages we've lost before.
I’m From Seattle. Here’s What Amazon Will Do To New York City.
Homelessness, traffic, and average rents have skyrocketed. But hey, at least we have some nice restaurants.
New York Lawmakers Say They Were Blindsided By The Amazon HQ2 Deal And Want To Ban NDAs
Three New York City Council members are introducing legislation to prevent the city from signing nondisclosure agreements during negotiations with corporations.
Facebook Allowed Netflix, Spotify, And A Bank To Read And Delete Users’ Private Messages
The social network also allowed Microsoft’s search engine Bing to see the names of nearly all users’ friends without their consent, according to a report.
This Is Why You See Amazon Ads When You Google "Neiman Marcus"
Over Black Friday weekend Amazon was 182% more likely to appear on competitors' brand search terms — Williams Sonoma, Wayfair, Walmart — than its own brand name, according to a market analysis report.
Alexa Is Hooking Up With Apple Music
Apple Music comes to Echo next month. “This is beyond dope!!!!”