Jeffrey Dastin

Recent articles by Jeffrey Dastin

Fashion retailer Gap rushes robots into warehouses to assemble online orders

Fashion retailer Gap rushes robots into warehouses to assemble online orders

'Never get tired, never take breaks'.
May 22 2020 6:24AM
Amazon launches business selling automated checkout to retailers

Amazon launches business selling automated checkout to retailers

Service pricing kept under wraps.
Mar 10 2020 1:20PM
Microsoft to probe work of Israeli facial recognition startup it funded

Microsoft to probe work of Israeli facial recognition startup it funded

Possible unethical use in West Bank.
Nov 18 2019 1:20PM
Amazon CEO says company working on facial recognition regulations

Amazon CEO says company working on facial recognition regulations

Following rebuke of its previous strategies.
Sep 26 2019 1:22PM
Amazon brings Samuel L. Jackson's voice to Alexa and announces voice-controlled glasses

Amazon brings Samuel L. Jackson's voice to Alexa and announces voice-controlled glasses

Voice aid will also be built into a new wearable line of earbuds, eyeglasses and a ring.
Sep 26 2019 6:50AM
Amazon offers shoppers $14 for browsing histories

Amazon offers shoppers $14 for browsing histories

To figure out if you shop with rivals.
Jul 17 2019 6:02AM
Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in US Congress

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in US Congress

Struggled to identify the gender of individuals with darker skin.
May 23 2019 7:07AM
San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology

Aimed at protecting marginalised groups.
May 15 2019 12:39PM
Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

Boxing up customer orders automated.
May 14 2019 6:58AM
US lawmakers propose bill to fight bias in tech companies' algorithms

US lawmakers propose bill to fight bias in tech companies' algorithms

Businesses with data on over a million customers targeted.
Apr 11 2019 12:15PM
Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices

In escalating spat.
Dec 7 2017 6:43AM
Amazon's smart locks let couriers slip packages into your home

Amazon's smart locks let couriers slip packages into your home

But is it 'just creepy'?
Oct 26 2017 10:28AM

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