Category Archives: Amazon

Amazon Facial Recognition Comes Under Fire

Full article as published by Denver Post 2/3/2019 Amazon Face-Detection Software Has Bias NEW YORK — Facial-detection technology that Amazon is marketing to law enforcement often misidentifies women, particularly those with darker skin, according to researchers from MIT and the University of Toronto. Amazon’s website credits Rekognition for helping the Washington County Sheriff Office in Oregon speed up how… Read More »

Amazon Go stores will start accepting cash

Full article Wednesday April 10 from CNBC Amazon exec tells employees that Go stores will start accepting cash to address ‘discrimination’ concerns PUBLISHED 4 HOURS AGO  UPDATED 39 MIN AGO Eugene [email protected] KEY POINTS Amazon’s Steve Kessel, who runs physical stores, said last month that the company plans to add “additional payment mechanisms” to its Go stores. A spokesperson… Read More »

Coinstar Amazon Team Up to Provide Amazon Cash Reload Sites

Coinstar Amazon Partner to Provide Amazon Cash Reload Sites Coinstar Amazon Partner in cash reload sites 2018. BELLEVUE, Wash., May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Coinstar announced today that customers can now add cash to their Amazon Balance by using Amazon Cash at select Coinstar® kiosks across the country. “We’re excited to team up with Amazon and give shoppers an easy and convenient way… Read More »