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Amazon Finds Many New Ways to Get ‘Smart Devices’ in the Home

Amazon announced several new smart devices, including an Alexa-powered microwave and clock. If you don’t buy into the company’s vision of “thousands of these things in the home,” Amazon might just make sure they are built into the next house you buy.

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Amazon Joins Google, Facebook as Largest Online Ad Companies

Google, Facebook, and Amazon are the three biggest online advertisement companies in 2018, with Amazon quickly gaining on the other two companies but still representing just 4 percent of the market, according to a report.

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Amazon Patents System to Put Employees in Cages

Amazon received a patent in 2016 for a system which would place employees in cages to maintain robots. According to the Boston Herald, “Illustrations that accompany the patent, which was granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark office in 2016,

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Amazon Hits $1 Trillion

One month after Apple rose above the $1 trillion mark, Amazon becomes the second company to pass the milestone.

US President Donald Trump says he believes the Russia collusion investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller is 'illegal'

Trump: Big Tech in ‘Very Anti-Trust Situation’

President Donald Trump has suggested major technology firms such as Amazon and Facebook could be in a “very anti-trust situation,” but declined to comment on whether they should be broken up. 

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Virginians Will Pay for Amazon’s Power Lines

Citizens of Gainesville, VA, are reportedly being made to pay for Amazon’s $172 million power line installation, after local protesters successfully fought the lines being installed through their properties and a Civil War battlefield.

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Mayor Garcetti Says LA ‘East Coast of China’

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti referred to the City of Angels as “the east coast of China” on Thursday while speaking to CNBC about his city’s bid to land Amazon’s second headquarters.

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Exclusive — Robert Epstein: Who Gave Private Big Tech Companies the Power to Decide What We Can See?

Dr. Robert Epstein, the senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology and a veteran of Breitbart News’ “Masters of the Universe” town hall on Internet freedom, joined SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Monday’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss the simultaneous banning of Infowars host Alex Jones by most major social media platforms.

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Amazon Cuts Its UK Taxes in Half as Profits Triple

According to a disclosure filed this week, Amazon paid less than £4.6 million on taxes in the United Kingdom last year — dropping by almost half from 2016 — even as profits in the country tripled.

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Amazon Leads Masters of Universe in Push to Nationalize Music Industry

Amazon is at the forefront of a well-funded, powerful, Silicon Valley-led push to force the federal government to nationalize the music industry, thereby creating a system where the government props up certain companies — such as Amazon — to be beneficiaries of and have control over, while also profiting from, music production.