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Amazon Ring’s Neighborhood Watch App Is Making Police Requests Public

AP Blog Image NEW YORK – Amazon Inc’s camera unit, Ring, is planning to make police requests for users’ video footage through its neighborhood watch app more transparent, the company said, a move that follows criticism that its products facilitate surveillance and profiling. Public safety agencies such as police and ...

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Amazon to buy MGM studios, bolstering streaming ambitions

WASHINGTON: Amazon has agreed to buy the storied MGM studios for $8.45 billion, the companies said yesterday, giving the US tech giant a vast library to further its ambitions in streaming. The deal bolsters Amazon Prime Video, which competes with Netflix and others in the fast-evolving market, with some 4,000 ...

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Pakistan added to e-commerce giant Amazon sellers list

REUTERS/File Photo NEW YORK – US e-commerce giant Amazon has finally added Pakistan to its approved seller list, announced adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood on Twitter. “We have finally made it. Amazon will be adding Pakistan its Sellers’ List within a few days. We ...

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Amazon to make first Bollywood film

BOLLYWOOD  – Amazon is diving into Bollywood with its first Hindi-language movie, starring India’s highest-paid actor, as it fights for viewers in the huge but crowded market. Akshay Kumar will be the lead in the action-adventure flick “Ram Setu”, which will be released in cinemas before its streaming debut on ...

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Amazon refuses to appear before Indian parliamentary panel on data privacy

NEW DELHI: Representatives of Amazon.com Inc in India have refused to appear before a parliamentary panel reviewing the country’s privacy bill, an Indian lawmaker said, an allegation the U.S. commerce giant said was a result of a misunderstanding. Meenakshi Lekhi, head of a parliamentary panel which is reviewing the Indian ...

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U.S. businesses in China face uncertainty after WeChat bans

HONG KONG: As Tencent assesses how its business might be impacted by a U.S. decision to ban its messenger app WeChat in the country, American companies in China may become unintended casualties due to their heavy reliance on the app, experts said. U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled sweeping bans on ...

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Amazon to invest $10 bn in space-based internet system

WASHINGTON: Amazon says it will invest $10 billion for its planned space-based internet delivery system after winning US regulatory approval to deploy more than 3,000 low-orbit satellites. The US tech giant said on Thursday it is moving forward with its Project Kuiper, one of several systems planned to bring internet ...

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Amazon Walks Back TikTok Ban, Saying It Was A Mistake

BIRMINGHAM: Amazon, in just a matter of hours, banned and then unbanned video sharing app TikTok from its employees phone. The ban by Amazon on TikTok app was later declared as a ‘mistake’. The news generated widespread attention for the Chinese-owned social media platform coming the same week US Secretary of ...

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Priyanka celebrates 20 years of her acting career

BOLLYWOOD actress Priyanka Chopra who is celebrating 20 years of her acting career, took to social media to share a video of her journey from being ‘’an outsider with no connections in Bollywood’ to a ‘global star’. Sharing the video which shows clips from her movies, TV shows, interviews, her ...

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COVID-19: Amazon to hire 100,000 workers

NEW YORK: Amazon is ramping up hiring in the U.S. to meet demand even as new cases of coronavirus have emerged in ten of its warehouses throughout the world. The company is receiving pressure to temporarily shut down from unions as well as workers rights groups. The company plans to ...

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