The president's attacks on the "Amazon Washington Post" are a classic example. And I don't have to rely on unnamed sources to say that he has a bit of a fixation on Amazon and Jeff Bezos. He's brought it up with me a number of times, including in a 2015 interview on my show. (I posted the video in this "After the Buzz" segment.) … [Read more...] about Trump whacks CNN, ‘Amazon’ Washington Post, but they hit back
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Amazon said in a statement last week that the company was working with police to support the investigation and called the incident "terribly sad and tragic." The company's massive distribution center on the city's southwest side is one of several Amazon sites in metro Phoenix. … [Read more...] about Newborn Baby Abandoned in Trash at Amazon Center
The availability of drones has created a new and unique set of policy questions. Businesses must increasingly be aware of what they will be permitted to do and what they will be prohibited from doing in order to avoid liability. Because drone-related issues are unchartered territory, the federal government is going to have to make sure the laws are clear on some of these tricky new issues. Businesses and individuals will be tasked with understanding and abiding by these laws. This February, in the next legislative session, Connecticut will address the drones as weapons issue and the FAA and the federal government are scrambling to pass laws in order to make drone regulations more uniform. In other words, it may be a while before an Amazon drone delivers that new Kindle to your door. … [Read more...] about Why is the Government Interested in my Drone?
On September 30th, six African nations agreed with donors on a plan to protect the tropical forests of the Congo Basin, the second biggest in the world after the Amazon's, to help ease poverty and combat climate change. The project aims to slow illegal logging and burning of forests that are vital to millions of people and home to endangered animals such as gorillas and bonobos. The partnership is viewed as a preliminary step to the U.N. summit on climate change to be held in Paris in December. … [Read more...] about Africa Update for October 2015
Drones—those flying gizmos with all the propellers—are often equipped with cameras and have been put to various uses by the military, police, firefighters, filmmakers, real estate agents and others. Online retailer Amazon has announced its intention to begin making 30-minute deliveries via drones. But they can be used for nefarious purposes as well. That’s why people tend to have a negative reaction when they see one hovering around their property. … [Read more...] about Courts must decide whether new high-tech toys can also be targets