Amazon

lizzy-buczak
January 03, 2020 - 5:34 am
When you turn 21, you look forward to getting carded for an alcohol purchase to prove you’re old enough. When you’re a few years over the legal age, getting carded tickles you because "you must look young." But there comes a point in your life when providing an ID for an alcohol purchase seems...
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johnny-lopez
January 02, 2020 - 6:13 am
“Alexa, please stop listening to me all the time.” Smart home devices have become ubiquitous with many of us choosing convenience over privacy. One simple trick can keep Google Home, Amazon Echo and Facebook Portal devices from listening in on your conversations when you don't want them to. https...
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December 23, 2019 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Do you still have shopping to do with just a day to go until Christmas? If, like millions of last-minute shoppers, procrastination has gotten you here, you still have some options. Amazon has same-day, Christmas Eve delivery on many items as you long as you order before 9:30...
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December 19, 2019 - 1:20 am
Alexa is coming to your rescue this holiday season. Amazon’s smart speakers have a new feature called “distraction technique,” which means the virtual assistant will intervene when things get a little heated during the holidays. In short, Alexa will be on hand and ready to break up any arguments...
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This Sept. 6, 2012 file photo shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif.
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AP News
December 02, 2019 - 7:19 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Amazon said Monday it has removed “Christmas ornaments” and other merchandise bearing the images of Auschwitz that had been available on its online site. Amazon, which functions as a marketplace on top of selling products itself, said in a statement that “all sellers must...
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CBS News
November 22, 2019 - 1:48 pm
E-commerce giant Amazon.com has pulled more than a dozen skin-lightening products with dangerous mercury levels off its website after pushback from Minnesota health and environmental activists. The Seattle-based company's change came after the BeautyWell Project and the Sierra Club's state branch...
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 15, 2019 - 6:55 am
Some of us may be guilty of swiping our cards a bit too much for online shopping. For one woman, she was swiping so much, she wanted to hide it from her husband. A Facebook post is gaining a lot of attention after a Texas woman shared how a postal worker got her message with her doormat. Ebony...
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 7:36 am
PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Lingering smoke in the Amazon is reportedly causing increased respiratory problems — particularly among children and the elderly — as fires in the region rage. "The kids are affected the most. They're coughing a lot," said Elane Diaz, a nurse in the Rondonia state capital...
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NASA
Rebekah Sager
August 27, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Recent satellite images taken by NASA reveal that there are now more wildfires raging across African than the Amazon. In the area known as the earth's "Second green lung," from Gabon to Angola, more than one million square miles of forest in the Congo Basin are in flames. The differences between...
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AP News
August 27, 2019 - 7:06 am
JACUNDA NATIONAL FOREST, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday said Brazil will only accept an offer of international aid to fight Amazon fires if French leader Emmanuel Macron retracts comments that he finds offensive. Bolsonaro said Macron had called him a liar and he...
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