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Amazon to ask staff to return to office for three days a week

Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday some corporate employees will be offered the option to return to office for three days a week and work remotely for the other two days. Employees in frontline roles such as hardware engineers will continue to work onsite, Amazon said. Amazon will also give...

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Amazon Ring’s neighbourhood watch app is making police requests public

Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) is trading up 0.48% at 3233.90 Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s camera unit, Ring, is planning to make police requests for users’ video footage through its neighborhood watch app more transparent, the company said on Thursday, a move that follows criticism that its products facilitate surveillance and profiling....

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Amazon extends moratorium on police use of facial recognition software

Amazon.com Inc DOWN 1.17% AT 3232.28 Amazon.com Incsaid on Tuesday it is extending until further notice a moratorium it imposed last year on police use of its facial recognition software. The company had halted the practice for one year starting in June 2020. Its announcement came at the height...

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Israel picks Amazon’s AWS, Google for flagship cloud project

Israel’s government chose Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services (AWS) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) for a more than $1 billion project to provide cloud services for the country’s public sector and military. Amazon and Google beat out Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) and IBM (NYSE:IBM) in the tender for the four phase project...

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