Rep. Jim Jordan Accuses Democrats of Excluding GOP from Tech Hearing

TechWatch
July 8th, 2020 5:23 PM

A major hearing approaches with Big Tech CEO’s Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai in the hot seat. Republicans claim they were not invited. "We hope that this incident was simply a misunderstanding and not an intentional Democrat effort to exclude Republicans and then misrepresent our views to the companies," House Judiciary Committee ranking member Jim Jordan (R-OH)…

CLIMATE INSANITY: Amazon to Rename Sports Arena ‘Climate Pledge Arena’

Business
June 26th, 2020 12:09 PM

It’s not enough for the leftist climate activist elites to promote their climate agenda in Big Tech company policies alone. Now Amazon has decided to infuse its climate agenda into the naming of a stadium to shove it into sports fans’ faces.

MRC's Brent Bozell Rejects 'Hate-Filled' Amazon Money

June 22nd, 2020 8:00 AM

Reston, VA -- MRC President L. Brent Bozell on Monday announced that the Media Research Center would no longer accept money from the Amazon Smile program. Amazon has brushed off conservative concerns about letting an anti-Christian organization like SPLC decide which groups may receive funds. Additionally, Amazon recently tried to censor a book because it didn’t toe the party line on the…

Three Big Tech Orgs Won’t Sell Facial Recognition to Police

TechWatch
June 11th, 2020 2:53 PM

Three Big Tech companies are the latest to join the fight against police by withholding their facial recognition technologies. IBM, Amazon and Microsoft have vowed to stop helping police with facial recognition. The rationale is that, “Facial recognition technologies have been criticized for exhibiting built-in racial and ethnic biases and misidentifying African Americans and other people…

Molotov Cocktail, Burning Police Car Items Sold on Google, Amazon

TechWatch
June 11th, 2020 12:00 PM

The movement that spurns capitalism seems to embrace it if it serves its own purposes. Amazon, Etsy, and Google all have sellers who are taking advantage of the current political situation on their platforms.

 

Elon Musk Demands Amazon Be Broken Up, Calls Censorship ‘Insane’

TechWatch
June 9th, 2020 4:58 PM

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded to Amazon censorship by demanding the Big Tech’s monopoly be destroyed. “Musk tweeted that it is now ‘time to break up Amazon’ after the tech giant temporarily blocked the publication of a book” skeptical over COVID-19 lockdowns, ReclaimTheNet reported. Former New York Times reporter and author Alex Berenson tweeted a screenshot of a Kindle…

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Amazon Prime's 'Upload' Downloads on Capitalism

Culture
May 5th, 2020 7:00 AM
Amazon Prime’s latest series Upload recently debuted, and unfortunately, it’s nothing less than a big disappointment. Somehow, this sci-fi satire manages to make even the afterlife political. It just goes to show that not even death can stop the social justice warriors on TV.

Lawmakers Threaten to Subpoena Amazon CEO Bezos

TechWatch
May 4th, 2020 4:00 PM
House lawmakers sent a scorching letter to the Amazon CEO, threatening to use force if he does not come voluntarily. House lawmakers sent a letter last Friday demanding that Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos answer for his company’s alleged monopolistic activities — such as using data from third-party merchants using Amazon to make competing products. The letter…

Trump Forms Tech Task Force to Help Chart Path Forward, Revive Economy

April 15th, 2020 1:42 PM
Coronavirus has created a U.S. market full of instability and uncertainty, but President Donald Trump is calling on industry leaders and experts to answer the call “to chart the path forward toward a future of unparalleled American prosperity.” Trump announced the Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups on April 14, the same day he stated that “plans to reopen the…

Now Abdul-Jabbar Comparing Trump to Nazis in Hunters Series

Culture
March 22nd, 2020 6:05 PM
NBA legend and Trump hater supreme Kareem Abdul-Jabbar leveled a double-barreled attack on the president in recent days. In The Guardian, he claimed the NBA is providing a patriotic response to the pandemic, but President Trump is promoting his own self interests. In The Hollywood Reporter, Abdul-Jabbar says the president reminds him of the Nazi's exploiting people of color in the Hunters…

Amazon Bans Nazi Books, But Not ‘Mein Kampf’ or Antifa Literature

TechWatch
February 11th, 2020 12:14 PM
Amazon has decided to quietly crack down on books it deems offensive. But the company’s enforcement of standards seems lopsided at best. The New York Times reported that third-party booksellers on Amazon have been forbidden from selling copies of books written by David Duke, a former leader of the KKK, and George Lincoln Rockwell, the founder of the American Nazi Party.

Amazon Flooded with Trump Impeachment-Related Products

TechWatch
January 22nd, 2020 3:36 PM
One Big Tech company has embraced the opportunity to cash in on the impeachment proceedings. From breath freshening “Impeachmints” and “National Embarassmints” to anti-Trump scented candles and shirts, Amazon appears to be making money from hatred of the current president. 
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Standup Special on Climate:'Dinosaurs in Office' Just 'Want Us to Die'

Culture
January 7th, 2020 8:00 AM
I had the displeasure of watching Ilana Glazer's (Broad City) standup comedy special, released January 3, which earned its low 2.5 star rating on Amazon Prime. I wasn't expecting to find the humor particularly to my liking, but I wasn't expecting to find it so objectively unfunny, either. It looked like it was filmed in a pretty small venue, and the meager audience barely…
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Gervais Owns Woke Libs During Golden Globe Awards

Culture
January 5th, 2020 9:38 PM
Kicking off Sunday's 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on NBC, comedian and host Ricky Gervais, pulled no punches as he is known to do. He even voiced an opinion that must have had half of the viewing audience cheering. He told the stars and the others nominated for awards that if they should win, not to make a political speech because they know nothing about the real world.