Amazon has announced that after opposition from local New York officials, it is dropping plans to move their HQ2 operation to Long Island City.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Amazon for what she characterized as 'bias' in the tech giant's facial detection technology. In a tweet, Ocasio-Cortez referenced a study conducted by researchers from MIT and the University of Toronto, that found Amazon's technology labeled darker-skinned women as men 31 percent of the time. Lighter-skinned women were misidentified 7 percent of the time.
Meet Scout, Amazon's new delivery robot that is aiming to help solve the last-mile problem.
Amazon is on the hunt for its second headquarters in North America and with 50,000 thousand jobs on the line, cities are trying to woo the ecommerce giant. From orange monuments to social media campaigns, here’s a roundup of the most creative and craziest ways cities submitted their bid.