Amazon Prime Video will let you virtually co-watch shows with up to 100 friends

Amazon Prime Video will let you virtually co-watch shows with up to 100 friends

For now, Amazon’s Watch Party is only available via desktop browsers. Angela Lang/CNET Amazon is bringing a Watch Party feature to Prime Video that lets you binge shows with your friends and family while social distancing. The new feature will let Prime Video subscribers virtually co-watch TV shows and movies with up to 100 other […]
Amazon reportedly buying autonomous vehicle startup Zoox

Amazon reportedly buying autonomous vehicle startup Zoox

Ben Fox Rubin/CNET Amazon has agreed to acquire autonomy startup Zoox for a sum in excess of $1 billion, according to sources cited by The Information. The news comes hot on the heels of a Wall Street Journal report last month indicating that such talks were taking...
Amazon announces one-year pause on facial recognition for police

Amazon announces one-year pause on facial recognition for police

Rekognition being used by the Washington County sheriff’s department in Oregon. ACLU Amazon’s facial recognition won’t be matching with police for the next year, the company announced on Wednesday. The tech giant announced a one year moratorium on...
Bezos defends Amazon firing of activist employees

Bezos defends Amazon firing of activist employees

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in Washington, DC, last year. Eric Baradat / AFP/Getty Images Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on Wednesday addressed a string of firings of activist employees at his company, following heavy criticism of the terminations, including...