How Silicon Valley Leaders Are Responding to the George Floyd Protests
Technology

How Silicon Valley Leaders Are Responding to the George Floyd Protests

Notable names in Silicon Valley express their support for the protests, including Elon Musk, Melinda Gates, Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai, and others.
Bill Gates Suggests
Politics

Bill Gates Suggests "Raising Taxes for People Like Me"

Bill Gates noted in a blog post that “I’ve been disproportionately rewarded for the work that I have done.” adding that it is just fair for the rich to pay more in taxes.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Claims the National Enquirer Tried to Extort Him Over Naked Photos
Business

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Claims the National Enquirer Tried to Extort Him Over Naked Photos

The richest man in the world says that the leading tabloid in the country threatened to release his intimate photos if he failed to comply with their demands.
Trump Proposes Postal Rate Hike That Will Raise Amazon’s Shipping Costs
Business

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
Technology

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
Technology

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.

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