AWS director sues Amazon, alleging systemic racism in corporate office

Amazon talks up inclusion in public but fails behind the scenes, suit claims. Enlarge / Amazon's orange-yellow logo wall. (credit: David Ryder/Getty Images) A senior manager at Amazon Web Services has filed suit against the company alleging ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 2nd, 2021

Pause of J&J vaccine was the right call, say 88% of polled Americans

Poll results contradict concerns that the pause added to hesitancy. Enlarge / LEIDEN, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 15: General exterior view of the head office of Janssen pharmaceutical company on April 15, 2021 in Leiden, Netherlands. (credit: Getty |.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 12 min. ago

Geico Admits Fraudsters Stole Customers" Driver"s License Numbers For Months

Geico, the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., has fixed a security bug that let fraudsters steal customers' driver's license numbers from its website. From a report: In a data breach notice filed with the California attorney general's office, G.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 11 min. ago

Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan is leaving Blizzard

Blizzard veteran Jeff Kaplan is leaving the company. Overwatch already has a new director in his place......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 40 min. ago

Foster + Partners reveals copper-coloured office in Yekaterinburg

Architecture studio Foster + Partners has designed an appropriately coloured office block for the Russian Copper Company in the city of Yekaterinburg, which is the studio's first project in Russia. Read more Architecture studio Foster + Par.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News14 hr. 11 min. ago

Palisades II space dividers by Spacestor

Dezeen Showroom: office furniture brand Spacestor has expanded its Palisades divider system, adding softer forms that enable the creation of garden hideaway-like spaces within the workplace. Read more Dezeen Showroom: office furniture brand.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News14 hr. 11 min. ago

Amazon Takes Steps Toward Kuiper Satellite Broadband Service

Amazon Takes Steps Toward Kuiper Satellite Broadband Service SpaceX’s Starlink service tends to get much of the attention in the next generation low earth orbit (LEO) satellite broadband movement. But not too far behind Starlink is Amazon Kuiper b.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News14 hr. 11 min. ago

Amazon Opens London Augmented Reality Salon To Showcase Tech has opened a new hair salon in East London to showcase augmented reality and "point and learn" marketing technology that lets customers point their phones at a product to get more information. From a report: The 1,500 square-foot (139 squa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 11 min. ago

The best free Kindle books on Amazon Prime

Prime Reading offers a huge catalog of books to choose from. We've hand-picked the best books across a range of genres, so there's something to suit all tastes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 40 min. ago

What is Audible? Amazon’s audiobook service explained

Audible is an Amazon company that sells and produces audiobooks. Read to learn more about Audible, how much the service costs, and what you get for your money......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 40 min. ago

Payhawk raises $20M to unify corporate cards, payments and expenses

Fintech startup Payhawk has raised a $20 million funding round. QED Investors is leading the round with existing investor Earlybird Digital East also participating. Payhawk is building a unified system to manage all the money that is going in and out.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in May 2021

Amazon Prime Video adds new titles each month that are free for all Prime members. Check out all the new content hitting Amazon Prime Video in May......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Geico admits fraudsters stole customers’ driver’s license numbers for months

Geico, the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., has fixed a security bug that let fraudsters steal customers’ driver’s license numbers from its website. In a data breach notice filed with the California attorney general’s office.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Nintendo sues Bowser (not that one) over Team Xecuter’s Switch hacks

Civil suit seeks monetary damages following Bowser's October arrest. Enlarge / A prototype SX Core device soldered to a Nintendo Switch motherboard. (credit: Team Xeceuter) Months after his arrest on 11 felony counts last year, Nintendo has fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Amazon’s first Internet satellites will not launch on Blue Origin rockets

"ULA is a fantastic partner that’s successfully launched dozens of missions." Enlarge / An Atlas V rocket launches in December 2012. (credit: United Launch Alliance) Amazon announced on Monday that its first Project Kuiper satellites will la.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Learning about system stability from ants

A new type of collective behavior in ants has been revealed by an international team of scientists, headed by biologist Professor Iain Couzin, co-director of the Cluster of Excellence "Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behavior" at the Univ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Amazon taps ULA as first launch provider for Project Kuiper satellite constellation

Amazon’s Project Kuiper satellite constellation is one step closer to actually making it to space: The company announced it has secured an agreement with the United Launch Alliance (ULA) to fly its satellites on nine Atlas V rocket launches. Am.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Brazil"s economic crisis, prolonged by COVID-19, poses an enormous challenge to the Amazon

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed his country's participation in a virtual climate summit convened by the U.S. for April 22 and 23, vowing in a recent letter to U.S. President Joe Biden to end illegal deforestation in Brazil by 2030—a st.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Tyltgo’s same-day delivery platform lets small businesses compete with Amazon

Tyltgo wants to make it easier for restaurants and small businesses to compete with same-day delivery services offered by the likes of Amazon and HelloFresh. The Canadian company, which recently raised CAD $2.3 million (USD $1.8 million) in a seed ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Elena Lokastova creates bright jewellery showroom in Moscow attic space

Russian architect Elena Lokastova has turned the attic space of a Moscow office building into a jewellery showroom with green-carpeted interiors, informed by the patinated copper dome of a monastery that can be seen from the window. Read more.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

HDS, from the Borders and Webvan founder, raises $3M as it gears up to launch its robot-run grocery and general merchandise play

The online grocery market is poised to get a little more crowded in the next several months, with the launch of a startup led by a veteran founder who has taken big hits from Amazon in the past, but now hopes to come back swinging with the help of an.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021