Items tagged with cloud cam

It seems as though we've been down this road before. Over the past few months, tech companies like Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google and others have admitted to using human workers to listen in on your smart assistant voice recordings in order to improve functionality. Most did this without getting express consent from users, which in turn caused a huge privacy uproar. Now, we're learning that Amazon may have taken things a step further by not only using human to review audio recordings, but also video recordings from its Cloud Cam security device. Amazon's Cloud Cam Before we get into the controversy, we need to first tell you what the Cloud Cam is. The Cloud Cam is a first-party... Read more...
Over the past two decades, Amazon has grown to become the dominant force in the online retail space, and has changed our expectations for how fast we receive items with 2-day Prime shipping. That has expanded with services like Prime Now, which can have a package on your front door within 1 hours of placing an order. Now, the retail giant is taking those efforts one step further with Amazon Key, which is a new service that allows couriers to deliver a package inside your home while you are away. The benefits of such a service are readily apparent. If you have a high-dollar item like a flat-screen TV or an expensive notebook being delivered to your home, but you work a regular to 9-to-5 job, you'd... Read more...