Twitch, Amazon Slammed by RIAA and Major Industry Groups for Using Unlicensed Music

Twitch, the rapidly growing livestreaming platform, and its owner Amazon received a blistering letter on Thursday signed by multiple major U.S. music organizations including the RIAA, the Recording Academy, the National Music Publishers Association, the Music Managers Forum, the American … Read more…

New ‘Borat’ Film Opens with Blackface Content Warning from Amazon

Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Borat” sequel opens with a blackface content warning from its distributor, Amazon Studios. The mockumentary’s content warning points out the film’s depictions of “sexuality, drug use, foul language, nudity, blackface” — basically about what you’d expect from … Read more…

U.S. senators question Amazon on concerns it tracks employees, limits unionization

Four Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday sent a letter to Amazon.com Inc’s Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, demanding answers over the company’s alleged moves to track and monitor employees and limit unionization efforts. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop … Read more…

Amazon Studios And Echo Lake Entertainment To Adapt NY Times Best-Seller ‘I’ve Got Your Number’

Amazon Studios and Echo Lake Entertainment are adapting the NY Times’ bestseller I’ve Got Your Number by author Sophie Kinsella. Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith and Jessica O’Toole are attached to … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

10 deals you don’t want to miss on Saturday: Amazon kitchen sale, 29¢ masks, $130 off Arlo 4K cams, $8 Kasa smart plugs, more

The weekend has arrived and with it came a slew of terrific daily deals on so many popular products. Lucky for you, we dug through them all to come up with 10 in particular that shouldn’t be missed. Highlights include … Read more…

It Ain’t Over: The Kardashians Rumored to Be Signing a Streaming Deal with Netflix, Apple, or Amazon

‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ is over at E!, but that doesn’t mean the show is gone for good. According to reports, insiders say that the family might be signing a big streaming deal in the near future — or … Read more…

Stock up on discounted Purell pump bottles sold directly by Amazon before they sell out

Amazon has had Purell hand sanitizer in stock for a while now, but all the listings that are available regularly are from third-party sellers. If you hurry, however, there’s an extremely rare opportunity to get Purell pump bottles sold directly … Read more…

Stock up on discounted Purell pump bottles sold directly by Amazon before they sell out

Amazon has had Purell hand sanitizer in stock for a while now, but all the listings that are available regularly are from third-party sellers. If you hurry, however, there’s an extremely rare opportunity to get Purell pump bottles sold directly … Read more…

The Morning After: To avoid censorship in India, Netflix, Amazon and Disney+ will self-regulate

India is extending its influence over major tech players. Streaming services, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and 12 other companies, have signed a self-regulatory code to stay on the good side of India’s regulators. This inclu… Engadget RSS … Read more…

Brazil’s Vice President Admits Mistakes in Fighting Amazon Deforestation

Hamilton Mourão, leader of Brazil’s Amazon-protection task force, says the government hasn’t directed enough resources toward reducing deforestation, which has skyrocketed in the past two years as land grabbers and wildcat ranchers have moved deeper into the world’s largest rainforest. … Read more…

Amazon Music App Incorporates Twitch’s Live Streaming Functionality

Amazon Music announced its partnership with Twitch, under which Amazon Music app will incorporate Twitch’s live streaming functionality. The new feature, launched on iOS and Android, would combine live streaming with on-demand listening. The deal promises that artists across the … Read more…

10 deals you don’t want to miss on Sunday: Free Echo Dot, face masks better than 3M N95s, huge Amazon Labor Day sale, more

Happy Sunday, bargain hunters! We’ve got some terrific deals for you to take advantage of before you dive into what will hopefully be a relaxing Sunday, and the first two are divided into sections. Up first, we have face masks. … Read more…

Chadwick Boseman’s ‘Black Panther’ Vaults Into Top 5 on Apple, Amazon Movie Charts

Marvel’s “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman in the title role, bounded into the top five most popular movies on Apple and Amazon’s charts Saturday — a notable feat, given that the blockbuster superhero title is also streaming on Disney Plus. … Read more…

10 deals you don’t want to miss on Saturday: Purell in stock, Amazon device sale, $32 headphones, Prime-only deals, more

Happy July 4th, bargain hunters! We hope that everyone out there has some fun plans lined up today, but we also hope you’re all taking extra precautions because of the novel coronavirus situation across the US. You know what’s safer … Read more…

Amazon memo reveals Covid-19 was more prevalent in Minnesota warehouse than surrounding areas

Top Amazon executives including Dave Clark, the company’s senior vice president of global operations, have said infection rates at warehouses match or are lower than the cities they’re in. A newly revealed May memo shows this wasn’t the case in … Read more…

Michael Mann & Hugh Jackman Movie ‘Ferrari’ Zooms Onto Cannes Virtual Market Grid With STX & Amazon

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Mann’s passion project Ferrari is in the market on a new set of tyres ahead of an anticipated spring 2021 shoot. The Greatest Showman and Logan star Hugh Jackman is in discussions to star as Ferrari founder Enzo … Read more…

Amazon, Facebook and Google turn to deep network of political allies to battle back antitrust probes

Under the withering microscope of government watchdogs, tech giants including Amazon, Facebook and Google have funded a bevy of political groups that have helped push positive polling and engaged in other fingerprint-free tactics designed to deter regulators who are seeking … Read more…

Amazon reverses ban on book critical of coronavirus lockdown after decision is blasted by many, including Elon Musk

The e-commerce giant had blocked the sale of the book by a former New York Times reporter and conservative-media commentator over concerns that its content violated company guidelines. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Exclusive: Amazon in talks to buy $2 billion stake in Indian telco Bharti Airtel – sources

Amazon.com is in early-stage talks to buy a stake worth at least $ 2 billion in Indian mobile operator Bharti Airtel , three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, underscoring the growing attraction of India’s digital economy for … Read more…

Amazon sees strong demand for pepper spray and Black Lives Matter merchandise as protests rage

Amazon’s Sports and Outdoors category showed pepper spray as the top-selling item, while a rechargeable taser was listed at No.44, illustrating that consumers are buying self-defense items amid protests that have turned violent in some areas of the country. Tech … Read more…

India’s Reliance launches JioMart online grocery service, challenging Amazon, Flipkart

Reliance Industries Ltd has launched an online grocery service, JioMart, the head of its grocery retail business said, in a move aimed at rivalling Amazon.com’s local unit and Walmart Inc’s Flipkart in the huge Indian market. Reuters: Technology News BEST … Read more…

Amazon Turns A Seattle Office Building Into A Permanent Homeless Shelter

A permanent homeless shelter has been created by Amazon inside one of its headquarters buildings in downtown Seattle. Amazon partnered with nonprofit organization Mary’s Place to open the Mary’s Place Family Center in The Regrade. The family shelter was built inside one … Read more…

‘Living Abroad’: Amazon Original Spotlights Stars Of Spanish Football’s “Golden Generation”

Stars of Spain’s so-called “golden generation” of World Cup-winning footballers are to feature in an Amazon original documentary. Four-part series Living Abroad will spotlight Xavi Hernández, David Villa, Javi Martínez and Juan Mata, who are plying their trade outside of … Read more…

Amazon says ‘appropriate’ executive available after U.S. House panel calls on CEO Bezos to testify

Amazon said on Friday it would make an “appropriate” executive available to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee to testify about allegations related to how the company uses third-party sellers’ data. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Amazon whistleblowers call Bezos 'out of touch,' say they were fired for trying to protect warehouse workers from coronavirus

Two web designers say they were fired by Amazon for organizing a virtual town hall to hear from the company’s low-paid warehouse staff. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Amazon Takes ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ in Europe, Latin America, Canada, Australia

Amazon Prime Video has taken the exclusive rights to drama series “Little Fires Everywhere,” executive produced and starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, in Europe, Latin America, Canada and Australia, where it will launch on May 22. Based on Celeste … Read more…

Kim Jong-un Is Alive, Amazon VP Resigns & Murder Hornets Swarm | The Daily Social Distancing Show

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest … Read more…

Congress wants Jeff Bezos to testify after ‘possibly criminal’ Amazon statements | New York Post

New York Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of … Read more…

What’s New on Netflix, Hulu, HBO and Amazon in May: A Streaming Guide for Coronavirus Quarantine

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Everything might be unspeakably terrible, but at least there’s one good thing coming on the horizon: Uncut Gems will be on Netflix before the end of May. If you’ve found yourself endlessly scrolling … Read more…

What’s New on Netflix, Hulu, HBO and Amazon in May: A Streaming Guide for Coronavirus Quarantine

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Everything might be unspeakably terrible, but at least there’s one good thing coming on the horizon: Uncut Gems will be on Netflix before the end of May. If you’ve found yourself endlessly scrolling … Read more…