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Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Amazon admits employees listen to Alexa conversations

Amazon admits employees listen to Alexa conversations

Amazon admits employees listen to Alexa conversations

Amazon staff listen to recordings of customer interactions with voice-based assistant Alexa to help train the artificial intelligence's responses, a report from Bloomberg has said.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

A book on Islam by Tommy Robinson has been removed from sale by Amazon.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Amazon CEO accuses US tabloid of 'blackmail' over revealing pictures

Amazon CEO accuses US tabloid of 'blackmail' over revealing pictures

Amazon CEO accuses US tabloid of 'blackmail' over revealing pictures

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has said the National Enquirer threatened to publish revealing photographs of him unless his private investigators backed off the US tabloid.

Jedward

Amazon Alexa users told pop duo Jedward are dead in technical glitch

Amazon Alexa users told pop duo Jedward are dead in technical glitch

Amazon Alexa users are being told that pop duo Jedward died eight years ago - despite the pair being very much alive.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Films to have new stricter classifications to reflect changing views on sexual violence

Films to have new stricter classifications to reflect changing views on sexual violence

Films to have stricter ratings to reflect changing views on sexual violence

Films are set to have stricter classifications in order to reflect the public’s view on sex and violence.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to divorce wife after 25 years of marriage

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to divorce wife after 25 years of marriage

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to divorce wife after 25 years of marriage

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has announced that he and his wife MacKenzie are to divorce after 25 years of marriage.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

House of Fraser pays more to rent London premises than Amazon pays in tax, says Damian Collins

House of Fraser pays more to rent London premises than Amazon pays in tax, says Damian Collins

House of Fraser pays more rent than Amazon pays in tax, says Damian Collins

Damian Collins said the Budget will make things fairer for small businesses and ensure tech giants pay the right amount of tax

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Amazon raises minimum wages for UK employees

Amazon raises minimum wages for UK employees

Amazon raises minimum wages for UK employees

Retail giant Amazon is to increase its minimum wage to £10.50 an hour in London and £9.50 for other parts of the UK, the company has announced.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

'Close tax loopholes' to stop companies like Starbucks and Amazon avoiding tax, says campaigner

'Close tax loopholes' to stop companies like Starbucks and Amazon avoiding tax, says campaigner

'Close tax loopholes' to stop companies like Starbucks and Amazon avoiding tax

A campaigner with Global Justice Now said the UK is 'not powerless' to shut down tax loopholes that allow companies like Starbucks to lower their tax bill

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Why is the Church of England investing in Amazon?

Why is the Church of England investing in Amazon?

Church of England: Why is it investing in Amazon?

The Church of England invests in a wide range of areas, from residential and commercial property, to timberland and infrastructure. It also invests in big business. But why?

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Amazon's UK tax bill falls as profits treble

Amazon's UK tax bill falls as profits treble

he online retail giant's UK bill came in at £4.6 million last year, down from £7.4 million a year earlier

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Amazon Alexa is now a feminist who won't respond to derogatory terms

Amazon Alexa is now a feminist who won't respond to derogatory terms

Amazon Alexa is now a feminist who won't respond to derogatory terms

Alexa used to thank people for using derogatory terms towards it, but this has now changed

Friday, December 29, 2017

Friday, December 29, 2017

Donald Trump has tweeted about all manner of topics today - but not the most important

Donald Trump ignores New York fire tragedy to rant about Amazon and Mexico wall

Donald Trump ignores New York fire tragedy to rant about Amazon and Mexico wall

While millions of Americans mourn the apartment fire tragedy in New York, Trump has failed to even mention the tragedy

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Amazon reviews procedures as it may accidentally give bomb tips to extremists

Amazon reviews procedures as it may accidentally give bomb tips to extremists

Amazon reviews procedures as it may accidentally give bomb tips to extremists

The website shows users what other people have often bought together, including materials used in explosive devices

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

James May on The Grand Tour, his book, and Richard Hammond's recovery

James May tells us about the new series of The Grand Tour and gives an update on Richard Hammond

James May on The Grand Tour, his book, and Richard Hammond's recovery

The star of 'The Grand Tour' swung by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Book filled with blank pages entitled 'Reasons to Vote For Democrats' becomes best seller

Book filled with blank pages entitled 'Reasons to Vote For Democrats' becomes best seller

Blank book entitled 'Reasons to Vote For Democrats' becomes best seller

The book includes 266 pages, however the only text included in the book is headers and a bibliography

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Founder of Amazon plans to start sending deliveries to the moon for 'future human settlement'

Founder of Amazon plans to start moon delivery service for 'future human settlement'

Founder of Amazon plans to start sending deliveries to the moon

The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has claimed he wants to create a delivery service to the moon in order to provide for 'future human settlement'

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Black Friday

Black Friday must be taken with 'an enormous pinch of salt', advises journalist

Black Friday must be taken with 'an enormous pinch of salt', advises journalist

Harry Wallop had some tips for listeners looking to take advantage of the annual bargain day

Friday, October 21, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

Amazon's new Echo Dot (supplied)

Hands on review: Amazon Echo Dot

Hands on review: Amazon Echo Dot

Tech reviewer Edward Swift has a look at the new Amazon Echo Dot, which was released in the UK yesterday

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Amazon's voice-controlled AI speaker launches in the UK, but what can it do?

Amazon Echo: The Star Trek-inspired speaker that reads weather forecasts, requests car pick-ups and checks your door's locked

Amazon's voice-controlled AI speaker lands in the UK - what exactly can it do?

Amazon has announced the Echo will soon be on sale in the UK. We take a look at this amazing piece of kit.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Expert Michael Kheng on the idea of drone deliveries

Cleared for flake off! From ice creams to parcels, delivery by drone is on its way

Cleared for flake off! From ice creams to parcels, drone delivery is on its way

Following trial deliveries in the US and England, internet giant Amazon has been granted permission to test the viability of delivery by drone. So will our parcels soon be arriving by air?

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Amazon grocery shopping: 'Supermarkets should be quaking in their boots', says food expert

Amazon grocery shopping: 'Supermarkets should be quaking in their boots', says food expert Andrew Webb

Amazon grocery shopping: 'Supermarkets should be quaking in their boots'

Food Britannia author Andrew Webb says the online giant's entry into the market will prove a "game changer" for other stores