Amazon documents reveal company’s strategy to dodge India’s regulators

NEW DELHI – It was early 2019, and senior Amazon.com Inc executive Jay Carney was preparing for an important meeting. The former press secretary to U.S. President Barack Obama, Carney was scheduled to talk with India’s ambassador to the United States in Washington, D.C. In Delhi, the Indian government had just announced foreign direct investment regulations that threatened… Read More Amazon documents reveal company’s strategy to dodge India’s regulators

Amazon’s Alexa can now act on its own hunches to turn off lights and more

Amazon is enabling a new feature today that allows Alexa to proactively complete tasks around the house, such as turning off lights, based on your habits and frequent requests. Alexa has been able to sense these habits and ask about them since 2018 — the company calls them “hunches” — but before this update, Alexa would ask… Read More Amazon’s Alexa can now act on its own hunches to turn off lights and more

Parler Claims Amazon Deliberately Left Security Hole for Hackers to Target Platform

Parler claims that Amazon deliberately left a security hole open, giving hackers the ability to target the social media platform’s inner workings. Parler said in a court filing on Monday that Amazon deliberately left open Amazon Route 53, a Domain Name System web service, which invited hackers, according to a report by Washington Times. “In other words, AWS essentially… Read More Parler Claims Amazon Deliberately Left Security Hole for Hackers to Target Platform