Workers at an Amazon fulfillment center near Detroit, Michigan are calling for the company to provide more protections against coronavirus, as at least four employees have tested positive. A total of 40 warehouse workers staged a walkout on Wednesday and demanded that the company provide more safety...
The economy is in a depression. However, Jeff Bezos' net worth has increased. CNN reports that he's now worth nearly $172 billion, a new record for the world's richest person. This week, Bezos beat his previous wealth record that he reached prior to his divorce from his ex-wife MacKenzie. Much of Bezos' wealth is tied to Amazon. He owns roughly 57 million shares, or 12% of the company. And its stock has soared 56% year to date.
The Boston City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will ban face tracking. This includes the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city officials and police. Detroit police arrested and interrogated a man after facial recognition incorrectly identified him. Local bans on facial recognition, like this Boston ordinance, will undercut big tech efforts. It will stop facial recognition acceptance and reform at the federal level.
According to Business Insider, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' net worth increased so much during 2020 that he is now the richest person in the world.
The Bloomberg Billionaires Index reports that Bezos is now..
DETROIT (AP) — Jamon Jordan could not mourn his mother in the traditional way. At Jacquelynne Jordan’s memorial in early April, there were just seven people.... SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Seattle Times •CBS News
DETROIT (AP) — A 5-year-old Detroit girl is the youngest person in Michigan reported as having died from complications due to COVID-19, according to state... Seattle Times Also reported by •SeattlePI.com