Alana Mastrangelo

Alana Mastrangelo

Jeff Bezos Sells Amazon Stock Worth $2.8 Billion

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has sold $2.8 billion worth of his company’s stock over the course of one week. Bezos has previously stated that he would invest a large portion of his wealth into the development of space technologies.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, laughs as he speaks at a Washington, DC, event in September 2018. (Cliff Owen/AP Photo)

Google Temporarily Stops Contractors from Listening to ‘Assistant’ Recordings

Google says it has temporarily stopped its contractors from listening to Assistant audio recordings around the world. The move arrives shortly after the tech giant learned of a data leak from a media outlet in the Netherlands, which revealed that Google Assistant had been recording users without their prior knowledge.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Google Will Charge Search Competitors for the Right to Be Chosen by EU Android Users

Google will allow its European Android users to choose their own search engines, starting in 2020. The process will also include the tech giant charging its competitors, who will bid to be included as one of the default options alongside Google on the display screen that Android users will see when choosing their search engine.

The Associated Press

Police: Amazon Driver Stole Family Dog from Yard

An Amazon delivery driver allegedly stole a family dog from a yard while delivering packages earlier this month in Weatherford, Texas. The dog has since been reunited with his family, and the driver has been charged with theft.

Amazon driver Mycah Wade

TPUSA Responds to Seal Controversy: The Left Is Trying to Distract from Mueller Hearing ‘Catastrophe’

What was supposed to be a presidential seal that briefly appeared behind President Donald Trump while he spoke at a Turning Point USA event on Tuesday was actually an anti-Trump doctored image consisting of an eagle associated with Russia and a set of golf clubs. TPUSA has responded to the image in a statement to Breitbart News, claiming, “the left is desperate to talk about anything other than the catastrophe that was the Mueller hearings.”

Members of the audience hold up four fingers and chant "Four More Years" as President Donald Trump, background, speaks at Turning Point USA Teen Student Action Summit at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Daughter of Border Patrol Agent: I Follow AOC on Social Media for ‘Comedy Purposes’

Student activist Ellie Taylor, whose father is a border patrol agent, told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily host Alex Marlow that she finds Democrat claims of concentration camps on the border “very disturbing,” but that she follows AOC on Instagram for “comedy purposes” due to how outrageous her claims are. The 14-year-old student spoke to Marlow in a Wednesday interview for the show’s Turning Point USA (TPUSA) weekly campus report.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Robert Epstein: Big Tech Will ‘Go All Out’ with Election Meddling in 2020

Professor Robert Epstein told Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) that Google is manipulating voters “on a massive scale,” using tools that it has at its disposal exclusively, and that “no one can counteract them.” Epstein warned the Senator of big tech election meddling that he called “invisible,” “subliminal,” and more powerful than anything he’s seen in 40 years of behavioral sciences.

Google encourages users to "go vote"

Dennis Prager: ‘Our Target Audience Is Young People,’ but Google Restricts PragerU in Schools and Libraries

Radio host Dennis Prager told Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) during a Senate committee hearing that he feels as though he is in a comedy skit after listening to a Google VP’s explanation as to why a PragerU video on the ten commandments has been placed on YouTube’s “restricted” list along with pornographic and violent videos. The “restricted” listing by Google prevents schools, libraries, and others from showing PragerU videos to young people — which Prager noted is PragerU’s target audience.

PASADENA, CA - JULY 30: Dennis Prager at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)

Ted Cruz Quizzes Google VP on Censoring PragerU Video About the Ten Commandments

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) questioned Google VP Karan Bhatia on Tuesday about YouTube’s censorship of PragerU, in particular, a video about the ten commandments. Bhatia told the senator that YouTube has placed PragerU videos in “restricted mode,” including one video about the ten commandments, because it mentioned “murder,” in the context of the sixth commandment.

Dennis Prager

Study: Social Media Usage Linked to Teen Depression

A study published on Monday revealed that social media usage — more so than any other type of digital screen time — is linked to teen depression. The research team investigated the connection between depression in adolescents and their exposure to various types of screen time over a four-year time period. According to the researchers, video games makes teens “more happy.”

teenagers look at phone

Report: Amazon Warehouse Workers Strike on ‘Prime Day’

Amazon workers at a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota, are going on strike Monday during is the first of the company’s two “Prime Day” summer promotions. Monday’s protest is the latest in a series of Amazon controversies involving its warehouse employees.

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association's Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD, on September 19, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)