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Watch: Steve Carell’s Jeff Bezos Trolls Donald Trump in SNL Sketch

On this weekend’s broadcast of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” guest host Steve Carell played Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, whose company recently announced it would locate headquarters in New York City’s Queens and Northern Virginia’s Arlington. Carell’s Bezos denied that Arlington,

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Report: Amazon Pitched Facial Recognition Technology to ICE

Amazon has pitched its facial recognition system, called “Rekognition,” to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to a report. The Daily Beast obtained documents from July showing Amazon’s pitch to ICE, which included a workshop and access to Amazon’s

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Amazon to Provide Internet Connections from Space

Amazon has partnered with satellite company Iridium Communications on a project called CloudConnect to bring Internet connectivity to places in the world which currently lack connections.

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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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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.

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.