At Amazon’s Monee warehouse, robot co-workers are the new normal

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Source: Chicago Tribune While President Donald Trump was tweeting his “concerns” about Amazon on Thursday morning, accusing the company of “putting many thousands of retailers out of business,” the Seattle-based e-commerce giant was preparing to give public officials and the press a sneak peek at its first warehouse in Illinois where robots work alongside humans to fill …

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Amazon Is Selling Facial “Rekognition” Tech To Government And You Should Be Worried

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Source:  Fossbytes Amazon is selling its facial recognition technology called Rekognition to the American law enforcement agencies — this news has been making rounds in the digital media circuits for quite some time now. In response to this deal and ignorance of privacy risks, different civil liberties and human rights organizations have also voiced their opinions. Back in May, American Civil …

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Amazon warehouse workers skip bathroom breaks to keep their jobs, says report

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Source:  MSN Money Amazon warehouse workers are forced to pee in bottles or forego their bathroom breaks entirely because fulfillment demands are too high, according to journalist James Bloodworth, who went undercover as an Amazon worker for his book, Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain. Targets have reportedly increased exponentially, workers say in a …

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Amazon has quietly launched an exclusive line of over-the-counter health products

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Source: MSN Money Amazon has quietly launched an exclusive line of over-the-counter health products in a possible challenge to pharmacy retail chains that could spark a price war and put pressure on store-brand profit margins. Technically, the company doesn’t own these products, which are produced by private-label manufacturer Perrigo, but it does put Amazon in a …

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