Sonos now supports Amazon Music’s Ultra HD and Dolby Atmos tracks

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. As it previously promised, Sonos is today rolling out support for Ultra HD and Dolby Atmos tracks from Amazon Music Unlimited. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/7/22822132/sonos-amazon-music-ultra-hd-dolby-atmos-music-now-available

Court says Amazon is responsible for the safety of third-party products

Amazon may soon be more accountable for more products than the ones it directly sells. According to the LA Times, a California state appeals court has ruled that Amazon is responsible for the safety of third-party products available through its marketplace following a 2015 hoverboard fire. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/amazon-third-party-product-safety-court-ruling-151546590.html

Amazon’s pay raise for over 500,000 workers comes at an interesting time

Amazon has announced that over 500,000 of its workers will get a permanent increase in their hourly wages starting in mid-May, from as low as an additional 50 cents an hour to as much as three extra dollars per hour (via GeekWire). That’s a substantial chunk of its 1. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/28/22408440/amazon-hourly-wage-increase-2021-factory-delivery-workers

Amazon will use AI-powered cameras to monitor delivery vans and drivers

Amazon will use AI-powered cameras to monitor delivery vans and drivers Amazon is planning to use AI-equipped cameras to surveil deliveries drivers on their routes, The Information has reported. The “Driveri” camera and software platform, supplied by a company called Netradyne (yep) can detect and warn drivers about road violations or poor driver practices. Continue… Read More Amazon will use AI-powered cameras to monitor delivery vans and drivers

Amazon’s net income tripled last quarter, and it didn’t even have Prime Day to help

Amazon’s net income tripled last quarter, and it didn’t even have Prime Day to help Even without Prime Day, Amazon had a blockbuster quarter. Its net income nearly tripled from this time last year, as retail store closures and coronavirus restrictions encouraged people to spend big online. In its earnings report today, Amazon said it… Read More Amazon’s net income tripled last quarter, and it didn’t even have Prime Day to help

Amazon workers sue over alleged failure to follow COVID-19 guidelines

Amazon workers sue over alleged failure to follow COVID-19 guidelines The lawsuit was filed with the support of groups Make the Road New York, Public Justice and Towards Justice. We’ve asked Amazon for comment. In a statement to CNBC, it maintained that it followed all national and local health guidelines, including the CDC’s contact tracing… Read More Amazon workers sue over alleged failure to follow COVID-19 guidelines

Amazon knocks $300 off the price of Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro

Amazon knocks $300 off the price of Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro While the 16-inch MacBook Pro is deep into its lifecycle at this point, it’s still a compelling system if you’re looking for a speedy yet reasonably sleek laptop. Apple once again has a keyboard it can be proud of, not to mention improved performance,… Read More Amazon knocks $300 off the price of Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro