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Amazon Investors Reject Proposals on Climate Change and Facial Recognition

4 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   7 articles

The resolutions, voted on by shareholders, would have pushed the company to reconsider its societal impact.
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Amazon has turned warehouse tasks into a game

4 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Working at an Amazon fulfillment center is tough and tedious. Stories of problematic working conditions have plagued the company for years now, and pressure has likely only...
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Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition sale ban to governments

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   7 articles

Amazon shareholders have rejected two proposals that would have requested the company not to sell its facial recognition technology to government customers. The breakdown of...
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Famed founder Daphne Koller tells it straight: “With most drugs, we do not understand why they work”

Famed founder Daphne Koller tells it straight: “With most drugs, we do not understand why they work”

22 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Daphne Koller doesn't mind hard work. She joined Stanford University's computer science department in 1995, spending the next 18 years there in a full-time capacity before...
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Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever

2 days ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there's no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff...
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Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

GMB tells shareholders that warehouse workers endure targets that cause suffering Trade unions are lobbying City investors to put pressure on Amazon to improve conditions for...
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Priceless Play - 18 May

4 days ago   |   Rock, Paper, Shotgun

To this day, one of the most powerful things I've experienced is printing my own zine. Opening the box shipped to my door and seeing the neatly stacked little booklets with my...
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Stephen Collins on Amazon's Jeff Bezos - cartoon

4 days ago   |   The Guardian


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NASA Awards $45.5 Million for Private Moon Lander for Work on Project Artemis

NASA Awards $45.5 Million for Private Moon Lander for Work on Project Artemis

5 days ago   |   Space   |   3 articles

The space agency is granting a total of $45.5 million to 11 U.S. companies, including Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, to help them develop spacecraft that can...
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Stack Overflow confirms breach, but customer data said to be unaffected

6 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Developer knowledge sharing site Stack Overflow has confirmed hackers breached its systems, but said customer data is unaffected. “Over the weekend, there was an attack on...
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Nomads and PanOceania Books For Infinity RPG Now Available As PDF

Nomads and PanOceania Books For Infinity RPG Now Available As PDF

For those that want to get more involved with your Infinity games, you can head over to the Infinity RPG from Modiphius. They have two new sourcebooks available for two of the... Read more ...

ARM cuts ties with Huawei, threatening future chip designs

ARM cuts ties with Huawei, threatening future chip designs

Chip designer ARM has suspended business with Huawei, threatening the Chinese company's ability to create its own chips. BBC News reports that ARM employees have been... Read more ...

EE 5G speedtest: Our first look at EE's next-generation network

EE 5G speedtest: Our first look at EE's next-generation network

EE has announced that 5G will be live from 30 May 2019 , bringing a new wave of connectivity to six cities in the UK - the first wave in a progressive roll-out over the next... Read more ...

Riot Games and Tencent are developing League of Legends for mobile devices

Riot Games and Tencent are developing League of Legends for mobile devices

Sources have revealed a collaboration between Tencent and Riot Games that will see a mobile version of League of Legends developed. Tencent owns Riot Games and also developed... Read more ...

Amazon shareholders vote down proposals on facial recognition and climate change

Amazon shareholders vote down proposals on facial recognition and climate change

Amazon shareholders have voted down proposals meant to curb sales of the company's controversial facial recognition tool and to limit its carbon output. The proposals, which... Read more ...

Best Intel processors 2019: the best CPUs from Team Blue

Best Intel processors 2019: the best CPUs from Team Blue

The best Intel processor is a fine way to get a sweet new gaming PC up and running if you're looking to choose among the best processors to buy. And, while the debate between... Read more ...

Apple sends out press invites to WWDC 2019 keynote

Apple sends out press invites to WWDC 2019 keynote

Apple has sent out press invites to its WWDC 2019 keynote, which is set for June 3rd at 10am PT/1pm ET. The keynote will take place in San Jose, California at the McEnery... Read more ...

J.J. Abrams on Bringing Leia Back For STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER and...

J.J. Abrams on Bringing Leia Back For STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER and The Emotion of It

During an interview with Vanity Fair , J.J. Abrams opened up about bringing Leia back for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker by using unused footage of Carrie Fisher from the... Read more ...

Metro Exodus made back its dev and marketing costs in under 2 months

Metro Exodus made back its dev and marketing costs in under 2 months

4A Games' Metro Exodus managed to earn enough to cover both its development and marketing costs by the end of THQ Nordic's Q5. ... Read more ...

HBO confirms no ‘Game of Thrones' sequels are currently in development

HBO confirms no ‘Game of Thrones' sequels are currently in development

Game of Thrones may be over for the time being, and many fans are still licking their wounds after what they've had to endure in season 8, but George R.R. Martin's universe... Read more ...