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The iRobot Deal Would Give Amazon Maps Inside Millions of Homes

After decades of creating war machines and home cleaning appliances, iRobot agreed to be acquired by Amazon for $1.7 billion, according to a...

All the Data Amazon’s Ring Cameras Collect About You

Jolynn Dellinger, a senior lecturing fellow focusing on privacy and ethics at Duke University’s school of law, says recording audio when someone is...

Amazon Workers in the UK Walk Out in a Cost-of-Living Rebellion

Discontent started to ripple through Amazon’s largest UK warehouse as soon as details of a bump in hourly pay flashed onto screens around...

Amazon Handed Ring Videos to Cops Without Warrants

The websites you visit can reveal (almost) everything about you. If you are looking up health information, reading about trade unions, or researching...

Amazon’s ‘Safe’ New Robot Won’t Fix its Worker Injury Problem

The introduction of Proteus comes 10 years after Amazon’s acquisition of Kiva Systems, which became Amazon Robotics. Kiva robots carry up to 1,000...

Tech Companies Will Cover Abortion Travel—but Not for All Workers

Apple, Meta, Microsoft, and Uber also rely on large pools of TVCs or gig workers and have announced abortion travel benefits for their...

Shopify Goes Soul-Searching

Hey, folks. Ready for a wet, hot summer? Better keep the Paxlovid handy.The Plain ViewWhen I spoke to Shopify’s CEO and founder, Tobias...

A Warehouse Worker Takes the Fight to Amazon Shareholders

Amazon’s organizing warehouse workers have been rattling the ecommerce giant, winning union elections, and staging walkouts to agitate for better working conditions. Now,...

Amazon Has Too Many Warehouses. Now Sellers Are Paying More

In Suzhou, China, online toy shop owner Cameron Walker relies on Amazon to ship nearly a million packages for his business every year....

Amazon Labor Union Loses Ground in Staten Island Push

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island have voted against unionizing, marking the first loss for the fledgling, worker-led Amazon Labor Union...
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