Daily Archives: February 9, 2019

Amazon might be reconsidering its second headquarters in New York

After facing opposition from lawmakers and residents, Amazon might not built its second headquarters in New York after all. Sources who are “familiar with the company’s thinking” spoke to The Washington Post on Friday, and said the e-commerce giant might reconsider its deal in the face of vocal opposition to …

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Trump anticipated to ban 5G networks from using Chinese tech

Sometime in the next few weeks, Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order that would ban equipment made by Chinese telecoms from US wireless networks, sources told Politico. The order has reportedly been long-delayed, and a report indicated the Trump administration was and there’s been internal pressure in …

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Amazon offers suggestions on facial recognition guidance

As criticism over its facial recognition system Rekognition has grown among lawmakers and consumers alike, Amazon has come out in favor of legislating the technology and has even proposed guidelines on how to do so. In a blog post, Amazon Web Services’ VP of Global Public Policy, Michael Punke laid …

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New MacBook Air deal brings it to that magic $999 number

If you were burned by Apple's spiked pricing of the new MacBook Air for 2018 compared to previous models, B&H Photo and Amazon are thinking of you. Both retailers have slashed a cool $200 off the list price for an entry-level MacBook Air, likely for a limited time given just …

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