Amazon releases its own AI
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Amazon Bedrock is a place right out of history

Amazon is releasing a ChatGPT and DALL-E rival it calls Amazon Bedrock.

Amazon lobbied to squash climate bill
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Wasn't it a climate change champ?

Amazon has branded itself as a climate crusader, touting its commitment to renewable energy and sustainable practices, but a local politician claims it has been  lobbying for a bill which would prevent carbon emissions from its data centre.

Amazon makes more human sacrifices
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Part of broader cut-backs

Amazon laid off about 100 employees in its video-game divisions as part of its broader cutbacks, affecting workers at Prime Gaming, Game Growth and the company's San Diego studio. 

Amazon has sold 200 million fires
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That should sort out the rain forests 

In the middle of announcements about its new tellys, Amazon has revealed it has now sold 200 million Fire TV devices.

US government declares war on Amazon
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Likely to be as successful as its invasion of Canada

The White House is planning to act on at least three of its six investigations into the online bookseller Amazon.

Amazon sued for installing facial recognition ID
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Forgot to tell customers 

Amazon "forgot" to tell its New York City customers that they were being monitored by facial recognition technology, a lawsuit claims.

ChatGPT books flood Amazon
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Authors that didn't write books, for readers who can't read

Hundreds of books written by ChatGPT have appeared on Amazon in recent weeks as rather stupid people look to cash in on early prototypes of generative artificial intelligence.

Amazon tests robotic taxis in California
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Using its own employees as guinea pigs 

Amazon is testing a fleet of robotaxis on public roads in California, using employees as guinea pigs.

Google fired employees by email
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Then locked out

Some Google employees were shocked to get to work and discovered that they have been fired. 

Amazon having difficulty in battle against its UK employees
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This is not the US, you can't just beat them up

US big tech box shifter Amazon is finding it tougher to break UK unions than its usual union stomping ground -- the US.