Month: October 2018

The contrast for google home hub with Amazon Echo Show

By william 0 Comment October 22, 2018

Some specs from another reputable site that appear to have been omitted here: SCREEN 1024×600 7″ LCD (169.5ppi) OS Cast platform with Google Smart Display software CPU AMLogic S905D2 (Four Cortex A53 cores) NETWORKING 802.11b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0 PORTS Dc power, Micro USB SIZE 67.3 x 178.5 x 118 mm (2.65 x 7.02 x 4.65 in) WEIGHT […]

Potentially illegal anti-union behavior about Amazon

By william 0 Comment October 18, 2018

  Amazon said in a statement that their existing labor arrangement provided “the most effective way to understand and respond to the needs of our workforce.” I’m guessing that Bernie and Liz haven’t probably contemplated the real reason Amazon did what it did with raises. It had nothing to do with its employees and everything […]

Medium has a paywall?

By william 0 Comment October 18, 2018

One day later, on Tuesday, an Amazon employee explained exactly why those decisions might be unpopular. In a public letter posted to Medium, an anonymous worker at the company outlined concerns about Amazon’s facial recognition tool, Rekognition. The product has been under fire since May, when the ACLU revealed that the company was offering it […]

It’s Amazon’s world. We just live in it.

By william 0 Comment October 16, 2018 isn’t America’s biggest company. By market cap, it trails Apple. Measured by number of employees, it’s behind Walmart. By revenues, it’s a distant eighth on the Fortune 500 list. But measured by importance to modern life and ability to shape the American economy in its own image, Amazon is second to none. Part of […]

Amazon defeated comparison shopping

By william 0 Comment October 10, 2018

  The rise of online shopping is making bargain hunting something of a fool’s errand. As more shoppers move online, the competition they are fueling between e-retailers like Amazon and traditional retailers like Walmartand Target is causing prices to become more uniform, according a new working paper distributed this week by the National Bureau of […]