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Amazon Resets Passwords of Customers’ Accounts; Possible Leak

Posted on November 24th, 2015.

Amazon has hit the password-reset button on an unknown number of customer accounts with the obvious fear that passwords are likely compromised. Citing security issues, retailing giant Amazon has reset a yet-unknown number of customer accounts’ passwords, according to numerous readers of ZDNet. The publication cites several readers who...

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Business

Tech Workers are Unhappy

Posted on August 23rd, 2015.

Tech workers are unhappy – that’s the idea of news articles published in recent weeks. First, the New York Times published a scathing piece criticizing Amazon’s workplace. The article went viral. In the past 24 hours, a survey conducted by app maker TINYpulse revealed that individuals in the technology sector are unhappier than...

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Business

Bitcodin: Be Your Own Netflix With Ease

Posted on August 9th, 2015.

Netflix and Amazon may soon have to ramp up their offerings. A new technology has arrived, Bitcodin by new contender Bitmovin, which enables commercial enterprises and home users to stream their home video library anywhere they go at high-quality, in the same way they would with Netflix. The secret sauce is Bitmovin’s innovative...

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Business

Will Jet.com Invade the Mighty Amazon?

Posted on August 8th, 2015.

A new startup called Jet is setting up to steal Amazon’s crown as eCommerce king. For $49.99 a year membership everything is cheaper with Jet, who promise to beat all other online retailers in price by using sourcing algorithms which allow them to reduce supply chain inefficiency, bringing you the lowest prices, all while placing...

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Activism

Feds Charge Mink Saviors with “Eco-Terrorism” – Can Face 10 Years in Prison and a $250 000 Fine

Posted on July 25th, 2015.

A pair of animal rights activists has been indicted by federal authorities on charges of terrorism for freeing many thousands of minks nationwide. The minks were slated to be killed for their fur, a practice that activists around the globe condemn. The defendants were charged under the Conspiracy to Violate the Animal Enterprise...

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Lifestyle

Who Will Be The Online Music King?

Posted on July 7th, 2015.

If free music online is dying, which in some ways it seems to be, with the death of Grooveshark and continual offensives against pirates. There are still some other methods, such as YouTube or Spotify, but both involve more advertising than Grooveshark ever did. So, in this atmosphere, the musical arms of a lot of technological companies...

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Breaches

Barack Obama and David Cameron’s Stance on Encryption is Morally Irresponsible

Posted on January 19th, 2015.

President Barack Obama expressed concerns Friday of terrorist plots in the United States, taking a public stance against private citizen communication and encryption. According to the president, encrypted smartphones and messaging apps pose a threat to law enforcement officials trying to track terrorists, and that’s a problem that needs...

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Companies

Is Amazon Building A New Crowdfunding Platform for Inventors and Investors?

Posted on January 9th, 2015.

Over the last few months, Amazon has been hiring for a new endeavor with the goal of creating the “best end-to-end platform for startups” In what appears to be the next step in becoming a one-stop-shop for everything, the company is developing an inventor platform aimed at supporting inventors and selling their products. In one job...

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Edward Snowden Calls Amazon “Morally Irresponsible” For Not Encrypting User Data

Posted on December 15th, 2014.

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden continued his anti-snooping crusade on Friday at the Cato Institute Surveillance Conference. As reported by the Washington Post, Snowden–who appeared at the event via livestream–lambasted major online retailer Amazon for neglecting to encrypt user browsing habits. Also read: The Snowden Effect...