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Amazon Studios Chief Roy Price Suspended Amid Harassment And Harvey Weinstein Claims

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was suspended with immediate effect on Thursday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actre...

The New Kindle Finally Has The One Feature It Needed From The Start

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Tech

If you think about all the places that you enjoy reading a book, there is probably a chance that two of them wouldn’t have been possible if you owne...

From Primark To Jo Malone: 10 Beauty Advent Calendars To Buy Before They Sell Out

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Style

If you’re not a fan of delayed gratification, these beauty advent calendars will be the highlight of your holiday season. Once again big brands have...

Sonos Has Teamed Up With Amazon To Launch Its First Smart Speaker

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Tech

Sonos has unveiled the company’s first ever smart speaker with Amazon’s Alexa voice-assistant built-in. The Sonos One builds on the design of the ...

Amazon Ordered By The EU To Pay £221m In Back Taxes

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK

Amazon has been ordered to repay €250 million (£221 million) in back taxes after the European Union said the world’s largest online retailer had ...

Meet The New Amazon Echo

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.09.2017 | UK Tech

Amazon has unveiled not one, but three brand-new Echo devices at a special event held at its HQ in Seattle. The three new gadgets are the new Amazon E...

The Rise And Rise Of Omnipresent Digital Assistants

Chris Mitchell | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Tech
Chris Mitchell

The author of the TechRadar piece makes the point about the assistants needing to understand more complex things beyond just location. Don't get me wrong, location awareness is really important for lots of reasons but there are other more useful sensing capabilities.

Amazon Faces Moral Questions, Government's Jobs Tsar Says

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK

Amazon should “think very hard” about how it treats its staff, employment tsar Matthew Taylor has said, after it was revealed some workers are los...

Black Friday Comes But Once A Year... Time For ​The Cloud To Save The Day

Monty Munford | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Tech
Monty Munford

There's nothing quite like tradition and such tradition in the UK used to mean Christmas advertising began the day after Bonfire Night.

Sainsbury's Could Soon Replace The Checkout With An App On Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Tech

Sainsbury’s is currently testing an app that allows customers to forgo the checkout entirely and pay for their shopping through their smartphones. T...

Anti-Uber Union Urges Boycott Of Addison Lee, Ryanair, Amazon

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Politics

The leader of the trade union which stood up to Uber in London has urged the public to boycott taxi firm Addison Lee, as well as Ryanair, Amazon and S...

Revealed: Amazon Workers Tell Of 'Unaffordable' Travel Costs

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.09.2017 | UK

Staff at a “flagship” Amazon site have explained the financial and emotional toll of taking home less than the minimum wage, after it was revealed...

Despite The Jobs, Locals Still Think Amazon Are ‘Bastards’

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK

Workers camping in tents, onerous conditions, and alleged ‘exploitation’ by its partners, internet giant Amazon has battled plenty of accusations ...

Staff At Flagship Amazon Site Take Home Less Than Minimum Wage After Paying Bus ‘Benefit’

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK

Workers at one of Amazon’s “flagship” warehouses are taking home less than the minimum wage after being effectively forced to pay a third-party ...

Family Pays Tribute To 'Active And Determined' Solo Adventurer Murdered In Amazon

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK

The family of a British adventurer have spoken of their “active and determined sister” after she was robbed and murdered while kayaking alone in t...

British Woman Vanishes On Amazon River Notorious For Pirate Attacks

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK

A British adventurer has disappeared during a solo kayak through the Amazon – shortly after sending a distress signal. Emma Kelty, who last year ski...

Amazon Launches New Fashion Label, Find. So Here's What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Style

Find. is a new fashion brand by Amazon Fashion Europe, who describe their pieces as “hard-working essentials that don’t compromise on quality.” ...

This Is Really Bad News For The Amazon

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A reserve in the Amazonian rainforest the size of Denmark has been dissolved. This means that the protected Renca reserve is now open to mineral minin...

The Barriers Preventing Voice Recognition Use: Speed And Usefulness vs Embarrassment

Owen Lee | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Tech
Owen Lee

"No-one's using it....Writing's quicker....It won't catch on...It doesn't work...." My partner informed me all these things were dismissively said wh...

A Framework For Making Bold Decisions Without Regrets

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Leizrowice

Regret is one of the most painful feelings any of us can experience. It hurts because regret is, more often than not, based on our own choices and not external events. We can't fix it in retrospect and it's hard to know what the catalyst will be. As Kurt Vonnegut put it, the saddest words anyone can say are 'It might have been.'

Sarah Jessica Parker Announces Launch Date For New Shoe Collection On Amazon Fashion

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Style

Sarah Jessica Parker’s latest shoe collection will soon be available to shop on Amazon Fashion. SJP - who unveiled her debut footwear range back in ...

Can Africa's Innovators Solve Africa's Problems?

Paul Sloane | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Tech
Paul Sloane

What can save Africa from its many problems; grinding poverty, corrupt bureaucrats, incompetent governments, civil conflicts and dire infrastructure? The best hope might lie with the innovations of its home grown entrepreneurs. Many solutions that work in the developed world do not translate well to Africa so indigenous innovations are often a better answer. In some cases they leap-frog current Western offerings.

These Are The Best Deals We've Found On Amazon Prime Day

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Tech

Amazon Prime Day is upon us. While for many the 11 July 2017 will just be another day, for those looking to grab a bargain it is effectively Amazon’...

All Of The Best Fashion, Jewellery And Beauty Deals For Amazon Prime Day 2017

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Style

Amazon Prime Day kicked off at 6pm on 10 July for the third year running, and the deals are seriously good. Available to Amazon Prime members only - ...

What Questions Should A Computer Actually Ask?

Brian Cooper | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech
Brian Cooper

As Stephen Hawking points out, that it's not AI that's dangerous, but the goals we're setting it. AI doesn't have a moral compass. It has a goal. If I programme it to take over the world, it'll try its damndest - it won't care about its carbon footprint or emotional collateral damage on the way.