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Amazon ends widely mocked scheme that turned workers into Twitter “ambassadors”

Amazon's paid tweeters praised company, denied that workers urinate in bottles. Enlarge / Amazon fulfillment center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Getty Images | 4kodiak) Amazon has killed a program under which it paid warehou.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJan 26th, 2022

The 64 best movies on Amazon Prime Video (May 2022)

There's a lot to watch on Amazon Prime Video, but finding it isn't always easy. May's got some great movies, so we've pulled together some of the best!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Amazon Is Using Gig Economy Drivers To Deliver From Malls

Amazon.com is testing a service that uses the company's sprawling network of gig drivers to fetch packages from mall-based retailers and deliver them to customers. From a report: The program, should it become a permanent part of the e-commerce giant'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Elon Musk in Brazil to launch plan to survey and connect Amazon

Billionaire Elon Musk arrived in Brazil Friday, announcing a project to bring internet access to schools in the Amazon and improve satellite monitoring of the rainforest......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Night Sky review: A sci-fi mystery that looks down, not up

J.K. Simmons and Sissy Spacek bring their A-game in Amazon's Night Sky......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Check out this GoPro HERO10 Black bundle deal on Amazon right now and save some money

Don’t miss out on this deal for the GoPro HERO10 Black and get yourself a charger and a spare battery at the same time. The post Check out this GoPro HERO10 Black bundle deal on Amazon right now and save some money first appeared on Phandroid......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Daily deals May 20: 10% off iPad, 10% off Apple Watch SE, 40% off Wireless CarPlay adapter, more

Friday's best deals include 10% off a 10.2-inch iPad, $45 for Amazon 4K Fire TV stick, $10 off a Philips rechargeable toothbrush, the Solo Stove is on big sale, and much more.Best deals May 20Every day, AppleInsider checks online stores for discounts.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Apple Watch SE just received a record price cut

The remarkable Apple Watch SE is down to its lowest price ever at Amazon and it's the ideal time to embrace the smartwatch world......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Best Memorial Day TV sales 2022: deals from Best Buy, Walmart and Amazon

Your 2022 Memorial Day TV sales guide with all the best early deals on 4K, QLED, and OLED TVs from Best Buy, Walmart, and Amazon......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Once Frenemies, Elastic and AWS Are Now Besties

Paul Sawers writes via VentureBeat: It has been a frosty few years for Elastic and Amazon's AWS cloud computing arm, with the duo frequently locking horns over various issues relating to Elastic's ex-open-source database search engine -- Elasticsearc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Twitter Will Hide Tweets That Share False Info During a Crisis

On Thursday, Twitter announced a new policy for dealing with misinformation during a period of crisis, establishing new standards for gating or blocking the promotion of certain tweets if they are seen as spreading misinformation. The Verge reports:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Twitter steps up Ukraine misinformation fight

The social media platform says it will put false claims from official accounts behind warning notices......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

Twitter will now label and suppress misinformation surrounding armed conflict and other crises

Twitter will now apply warning labels to — and cease recommending — claims that outside experts have identified as misinformation during fast-moving times of crisis, the social media company said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

US senators target Big Tech"s digital advertising machine with new legislation

Google, Facebook's parent Meta, and Amazon could have to spin off chunks of their advertising businesses under Congress's latest bill targeting Big Tech, according to the US senators behind the proposal......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Twitter announces new crisis misinformation policy as company stands by original Musk deal

Twitter has announced its new crisis misinformation policy in a company blog post today. This global policy will ensure that the information you see on the site is credible. Announced by Yoel Roth, Twitter’s head of safety and integrity, the platf.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Amazon’s 2022 Fire 7 tablet sports USB-C, dirt-cheap $74.99 price

There's also an ultra-durable "Kids" version for $110. Enlarge / The new Fire 7 tablet. (credit: Amazon) Amazon has updated the 7-inch Fire Tablet—it's now the "2022, 12th gen" version. The big news this year is that Amazo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Twitter deal leaves Elon Musk with no easy way out

Strength of $44B agreement comes into focus as Musk appears to have second thoughts. Enlarge (credit: Chris Delmas/Getty Images) Since the financial crisis, corporate lawyers have aspired to build the ultimate ironclad merger.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Making sure workers have a "good" day gives companies a competitive advantage

A trio of researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University has identified five types of daily workplace experiences that influence employees' creative performance......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

GameStop’s latest pivot takes it into the NFT business

GameStop teased its pivot to NFTs with a cryptic tweet on the official GameStop NFT Twitter page......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Global spatiotemporal continuous land surface temperature dataset released

Land surface temperature (LST) plays a critical role in the study of physical and biological processes of the Earth's surface at global and regional scales. It is widely used in fields such as meteorology, climate, hydrology, agriculture, and ecology.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Microplastics threaten typical remote cryospheric regions

Microplastics usually refer to plastic fibers, films, fragments, and microbes with size less than five millimeters. They are widely distributed in water, soil, sediment, the atmosphere, and even snow and ice, which impacts Earth's climate and environ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022