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Report: New York Questioning Amazon Facial Recognition Helped Kill HQ2 Deal...
Amazon officials reportedly defended the company's facial recognition programs during a meeting with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Thursday, just hours before Amazon reversed its controversial deal to base its new "HQ2&
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 20:25 UTC
Amazon deserves more than rejection from New York. It should be punished...
Simply saying 'no' to its headquarters isn't enough Amazon should be investigated for abusing monopoly power
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 07:51 UTC
Amazon Staffers Think The NYC Headquarters Was Scrapped To Save Jeff Bezos From Media Spotlight During Divorce...
Amazon made the surprising announcement this week that it would be backing out of plans to build a second headquarters in Queens amid political backlash, but some staffers at the online retail giant think that Jeff Bezos' love life could be the real r
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 07:49 UTC
Amazon warns Philly about proposed cashless store ban...
Philadelphia officials say Amazon has warned that a proposed ban on cashless stores would impact plans to open a brick-and-mortar location in the city.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 17:32 UTC
Amazon Spokesperson Blames Ocasio-Cortez for NYC Retreat...
The progressive congresswoman fielded intense backlash after the shocking cancellation of the company's planned second headquarters
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 17:29 UTC
A Closer Look at the Tax Incentives in the Amazon Deal...
Some activists and elected officials oppose the secretive process by which Amazon got its land, tax breaks and grant, others feel like the company isn’t a corporate entity the city and state should be welcoming because of labor, political and other practices. But all of the opponents to the Amazon
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 04:03 UTC
This is what Amazon's 'HQ2' was going to cost New York taxpayers...
New York was set to give Amazon more in tax breaks and credits than Virginia.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 03:30 UTC
Amazon Got Exactly What It Deserved—And So Did New York...
In a period of growing antipathy toward billionaires, Amazon’s corporate-welfare haul struck many as a gratuitous gift to a trillion-dollar company that was probably going to keep adding thousands of jobs to the New York region anyway. The company has more than 5,000 employees in the five boroughs,
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 01:59 UTC
New York's Anti-Amazon Movement Is Now a Blueprint for Critics of Big Tech...
Amazon couldn't cut it in New York City. The company announced Thursday that it no longer plans to open a 25,000-worker office in Long Island City, Queens, one of the two winners of its HQ2 search, a continental bake-off in which cities offered genero
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 01:56 UTC
Amazon Pulls Out of Planned New York City Campus...
Amazon's plan to build a sprawling complex in Queens in return for nearly for $3 billion in government incentives had come under fierce opposition from local lawmakers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 01:52 UTC
New York will lose the bulk of the 25,000 jobs that were promised by Amazon HQ2...
Amazon will instead fill the positions in cities throughout the country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 00:24 UTC
Amazon's NY exit spurs reactions on money saved and jobs lost... Inc's decision on Thursday to scrap its proposal to locate a second headquarters in the Queens borough of New York City ignited a sea of dueling reactions on Twitter, with some calling it a victory for working people while others said it me
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-14 23:59 UTC
Why JP Morgan's 'Bitcoin Killer' isn't Even a Real Cryptocurrency...
JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States by a long shot, shocked the financial community on Thursday by launching its own blockchain product. For the purpose of this article, JPM Coin will not be referred to as a "cryptocurrency." JP
By peterb on 2019-02-14 21:50 UTC
Newsflash: Bitcoin Basher Jamie Dimon & JP Morgan Just Launched Their Own Cryptocurrency...
One of Wall Street's fiercest bitcoin critics may have been playing us all along. JP Morgan Creates 'JPM Coin' Cryptocurrency JP Morgan, the gargantuan investment bank led by Jamie Dimon, just became the first major US financial institution to
By peterb on 2019-02-14 21:50 UTC
Amazon Backs Out Of Planned New York Campus After Critics Panned The Deal...
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'We've decided not to move forward'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-14 17:44 UTC
Sears survived, but remaining stores may be smaller and fewer, new owner says in interview...
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Eddie Lampert, who succeeded in buying Sears says that the new company will continue to shrink in the number of stores it operates and their size.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-14 02:59 UTC
T-Mobile's Sprint deal is economic treason, union rep tells Congress...
Trusting T-Mobile and Sprint with American jobs requires a leap of faith akin to trusting a vampire in a blood bank, a union representative told Congress during the first hearing controlled by Democrats on a $26.5 billion merger between the two companies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-13 17:44 UTC
AAA confirms what Tesla, BMW, Nissan electric car owners suspected — cold weather saps EV range...
Under ideal conditions, these products can deliver more than 200 miles per charge and, in some cases, even 300. But as many owners discovered last week as winter storms slammed much of the country, cold weather does not qualify as "ideal." A new AAA study finds that when the thermometer dropped to
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 04:02 UTC
US oil heads to China, but it's too early to declare victory in the trade war...
The first U.S. oil shipments to China in months will reach their destinations just days from now, punctuating a pledge by President Donald Trump that China would buy more American products.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-06 16:45 UTC
Monopolies are the 'missing piece of the puzzle' when it comes to analyzing US inequality, investment researchers argue...
The inequality gap between the top 1% and the rest of the United States remains at unstable levels, for a wide variety of reasons.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-05 21:53 UTC
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