Trump Proposes Postal Rate Hike That Will Raise Amazon’s Shipping Costs
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Trump Proposes Postal Rate Hike That Will Raise Amazon’s Shipping Costs

President Trump proposes postal rate hike that could cost Amazon up to $1.8 billion more per year.
Amazon Promises $15 an Hour Minimum Wage for All Its American Workers
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Amazon Promises $15 an Hour Minimum Wage for All Its American Workers

Amazon announced on Tuesday that it will start to pay its US workers a minimum wage of $15 an hour. The policy will take effect starting next month.
Amazon’s Facial Recognition Mismatched 28 Lawmakers According to ACLU
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Amazon’s Facial Recognition Mismatched 28 Lawmakers According to ACLU

Amazon’s new facial recognition software is being tested by law enforcement in several US states. However, it turns out that the software may not be as powerful as it first seemed. Reps John Lewis of Georgia, Bobby L. Rush of Illinois and 26 more lawmakers are at the center of these new revelations. The facial recognition technology developed by Amazon mistakenly identified them as people who had actually been arrested for crimes.
Amazon Workers Ask Jeff Bezos to Stop Facial Recognition Contracts with Police
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Amazon Workers Ask Jeff Bezos to Stop Facial Recognition Contracts with Police

A report that was published on Gizmodo revealed that Amazon employees have protested against the company’s decision to offer its Rekognition facial recognition software to the police.
Amazon Has Finished Visiting the Top 20 City Finalists for Its New Headquarters
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Amazon Has Finished Visiting the Top 20 City Finalists for Its New Headquarters

Amazon has just finished visiting the 20 cities that were chosen as the final contenders for its new headquarters. The company has been looking for a second home in the last few months.
Amazon to Increase Its Prime Subscription Despite Bezos’ Promise to Charge Less
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Amazon to Increase Its Prime Subscription Despite Bezos’ Promise to Charge Less

Amazon has confirmed that it will be increasing its Prime subscription price. The company will raise the yearly price for Prime from $99 to $119. The new price will come into full effect on June 16th.

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