Author: Brian Marks

Amazon Unveils Augmented Reality to Enforce Social Distancing in New Norm for Corporate America

portuguese text to speech Raul Diego | MintPress News | Source URL Should you be one of the dozens of people working minimum ten-hour shifts at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Kent, Washington these days, you might very well be at the vanguard of the “new normal” for American blue collar […]

Massive Spying Operation Targeting Millions Of Google Chrome Users Tied to Israeli Firm

Text to Speech Demo A massive spying operation deemed “the most far-reaching malicious Chrome store campaign to date” targeting millions of Google Chrome users has been linked to an Israeli firm, according to a report from researchers at Awake Security. From Reuters, “Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows […]

IRS says it bought in to location database for millions of US cellphones to track tax crime suspects Xeni Jardin | Boing Boing | Source URL The United States Internal Revenue Service says it purchased access to a marketing database that offers location data for millions of US cellphones, so the IRS can identify and track persons suspected of tax-related crimes. The unsuccessful effort illustrates how marketing […]

Political groups use “deeply spooky” protester location data, report finds Kate Cox | ArsTechnica | Source URL Activists want demonstrators to stay active—but privacy implications abound. It’s no secret that police and other law enforcement agencies have a history of using mobile phone location and other data to target or investigate individuals, and the wave of mass protests in […]

Walmart welcomes the robot takeover by using machines to fulfill grocery orders and adding shelf-scanning devices to more than 650 stores in a bid to take on Amazon

Text to Speech Demo The Daily Mail | Source URL The Arkansas-based firm is using robots to fulfill grocery orders in one of its Supercenters and is set to add shelf-scanning machines to 650 additional stores by the end of the summer. The shift is aimed at reducing costs, improving […]

How Amazon Gains Control & Domination

Text to Speech Wolf Richter | Wolf Street | Source URL Amazon takes over the last mile and everything else. Amazon just gave us an update on how rapidly its own delivery system is replacing UPS, the US Postal Service, FedEx, and other carriers in delivering packages from an Amazon […]