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Technology Amazon porch pirates, Facebook defenses, expediting videos and more: Tech Q&A

How do I see what apps are stealing info from my Facebook account? I cannot believe there is only one Cambridge Analytical out there! More

Top Stories Amazon under fire over Echo recording private conversation between couple

A woman in Portland, Oregon, claimed her Amazon Echo secretly recorded a private conversation, then sent the audio file to an acquaintance. CNN's Anna Stewart explains. More

Technology Alexa, tell me about God: Church of England taps Amazon device to spread Christian message

The Church of England is harnessing Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant to answer questions about faith and spread its Christian message. More

Business Alexa, No! Amazon Explains How an Echo Shared a Couple’s Private Conversation

The digital assistant mistook their words for a set of commands to send an audio recording to a contact, the company said. More

Science & Environment Alexa, please say the Lord's Prayer! Amazon's assistant has been harnessed by the Church of England

Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa can now summon a prayer to say grace before your evening meal or give thanks to God before going to bed at night. More

Technology Church of England launches its own Amazon Alexa skill - offering resources for daily prayer

The new feature will let users request a prayer of the day from Amazon's smart speaker More

Politics Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax

Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness. More

Technology Is Alexa listening? Woman says her Amazon Echo recorded a private conversation and sent it to a random contact

A woman with Amazon devices across her home received a call two weeks ago from her husband's employee, who said Alexa had recorded the family's conversation and sent it to him More

US & Canada An Amazon Echo Shared A Woman's Private Conversation As A Voice Message

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US & Canada An Amazon Echo Shared A Woman's Private Conversation As A Voice Message

Amazon says the Echo mistakenly heard the "Alexa" wake word, in addition to multiple confirmation prompts. View Entire Post › More

Science & Environment Amazon now lets you see where your packages are with real-time map

Amazon is making it easier for users to figure out exactly where there package is. The firm is rolling out its Map Tracking feature to all users in the US, after launching it for select users last... More

US & Canada Is Amazon's facial recognition system RACIST?

Experts say Amazon's facial recognition technology, called Rekognition, exhibits racial bias, which could potentially lead to the wrongful accusation and arrest of people of color. More

Technology Amazon Alexa records and shares woman's private conversation

A woman in Portland, Ore. claims that her family's Amazon Alexa smart speaker recorded a private conversation and sent it to someone on her contact list, KIRO 7 News reports. More

Technology Surprising reason why Amazon bans customers - and it's something we're all guilty of

The e-commerce giant will ban users who cause "a lot of headaches for Amazon"   More

UK Best Alexa commands and things to do with the Amazon Echo including skills and Easter Eggs

These are all the things that Amazon's smart Echo speaker can do - and a few Easter Eggs as well More

Science & Environment Amazon defends marketing facial recognition tool to police

Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of the Seattle retail firm that deals largely with cloud computing, made the comments in a written statement. More

US & Canada Amazon Is Banning People For Making Too Many Returns

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Science & Environment Amazon's 'Rekognition' software is being used by police departments

Amazon is drawing the ire of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other privacy groups after an investigation found that it has been marketing powerful facial recognition tools to police. More

US & Canada Uproar at Amazon over its sale of  facial recognition technology to police

Activist groups urged Amazon Tuesday to stop providing facial recognition technology to law enforcement, warning that it could give authorities 'dangerous surveillance powers.' More

Top Stories Amazon banning shoppers for too many returns

Amazon has quietly started tracking and banning shoppers who return too many products. More