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Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo:
Amazon tells its employees in the Bay Area, New York, New Jersey, Seattle/Bellevue, and the Lombardy region/Asti province of Italy to work from home until April   —  Amazon has told employees in two major markets—New York and New Jersey—to stay home until at least the end …
Mar 9, 2020, 4:05 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Sources: FCC plans to scrap and replace the Electronic Comment Filing System, used for public feedback, after the fake comments controversy   —  After years of so-called “upgrades” that have failed to allay oversight lawmakers' concerns about the integrity of its public comment system …
Nov 14, 2019, 7:55 PMIn context
David Yaffe-Bellany / New York Times:
How companies like McDonald's and Facebook use podcasts, such as Gizmodo-produced The Sauce, as subtle brand-building efforts meant to entertain and persuade   —  With podcasts rising in popularity, it's no surprise that companies are producing their own.  What's more surprising is that people are actually listening to them.
Aug 20, 2019, 7:20 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Amazon's Ring says that it receives some real-time 911 call data, including addresses, from police, which helps it curate crime news posts for its Neighbors app   —  Amazon-owned home security company Ring is pursuing contracts with police departments that would grant it direct access to real …
Aug 1, 2019, 7:00 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Documents show that Amazon's Ring vets and authors public statements about Ring attributed to police and delays announcing partnerships with police departments   —  Amazon's home security company Ring has garnered enormous control over the ways in which its law enforcement partners are allowed …
Jul 30, 2019, 9:20 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Sources: Ajit Pai's office has withheld documents from Democratic FCC commissioners on the FCC's probe into the unauthorized sale of US cellphone location data   —  Democratic commissioners at the FCC are still in the dark when it comes the agency's ongoing investigation into the unauthorized sale …
Jun 19, 2019, 8:40 PMIn context
Matt Novak / Gizmodo:
Source: Comcast's upcoming health device to focus on monitoring the motion of elderly people at home; Comcast has no plans for a direct-to-consumer launch   —  Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC.
May 21, 2019, 9:35 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Interface:
As the definition of “bias” expands to include instances where social media users don't have the desired outcome, it's harder for platforms to say there is none   —  Three years ago this month, Mark Zuckerberg gathered together a group of influential conservatives to defend Facebook against allegations of political bias.
May 16, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Symantec says it wasn't impacted by Fxmsp hack, denies being contacted by researchers, who refute Symantec's claim; Trend Micro calls hack a “low risk” incident   —  Symantec and Trend Micro are two of the three top U.S. antivirus companies that a group of Russian-speaking hackers claim …
May 14, 2019, 5:50 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News:
As Facebook has shown a lack of caution and unquenchable desire for personal info, debuting Portal home video chat devices is just its latest tone-deaf decision   —  On Monday morning Facebook revealed a new gadget — a voice-activated video chat tablet with an always-listening microphone …
Oct 9, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context

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