Category: Amazon

Amazon Seeks Permission to Launch Thousands of Satellites in Internet Space Race

The request to FCC would bring their total sats to 7,774. SpaceX has already launched 1,700 Starlink sats. The move would see a total of 65,000 stats. 06…

At 90 Bill Shatner to Become Oldest Jew in Space

William Shatner, who turned 90 last March, is going to fly on Jeff Bezos’ next Blue Origin rocket mission in October. Photo: William Shatner in 2020 and 1966….

Putting Labor Back in Labor Day

Now more than ever, labor is tech and union drives at Amazon and grassroots movements like #appletoo are fighting for worker rights. Photo: Some union workers at an…

One (or more) of 426 Submarine Cables enabled you to read this post

Photo: Screenshot HMN Technologies Submarine Cables As of early 2021, there are approximately 426 submarine cables in service around the world. These cables provide the internet connections that…

Facebook finally joins $1 trillion Valuation Club

28 June 2021 |  Jeran Wittenstein and Sarah Frier | Bloomberg via The OCR Facebook shares posted their biggest intraday gain in two months after it won a…

Amazon Claims Employees Can Chillax in ZenBooth ‘during shifts’

The company, known for clocking washroom breaks, recently introduced a WorkingWell program that included the ZenBooth cabin containing a desktop computer, pot plants, a fan and a ceiling…

‘Amazon EU’ pays even less in taxes than Jeff Bezos

Luxembourg, the tax-home for Amazon EU, handles sales for the UK, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden. The company has bankrolled €2.7bn worth of carried…

Sound Legends: Full Service Music Platform for Indie Musicians

26 April 2021 | Platform & Stream | Original Link | Sounds Legends link | Sound Legends, a new music digital distribution service, is launching their much-anticipated free…

Study: Leather used by European car manufacturers linked to illegal deforestation in Amazon

Carmakers like VW, BMW, Daimler, PSA and Renault have been linked to Amazon rainforest deforestation in a new study. It said the firms may be using leather from…

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