Several advocacy groups collectively lodged a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday, accusing Amazon of farming personal data from children using the Echo Dot Kids Edition released last year. Amazon denied the accusations, claiming its practices were fully compliant with federal laws, according to the New York Times.Among the groups who filed the complaint were Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood and Parents Across America. Essentially, they claimed Amazon's kid centric smart speaker could store private information that kids shared with it in a way that was difficult for parents to purge from its cloud storage.
The complaint says that the Echo Dot Kids Edition a colourful, youth oriented version of Amazon's popular "smart speaker" systems that allow users to ask questions, play music or control thermostats with voice commands violates the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, known as COPPA. The 1998 law sharply limits what data companies can collect without permission from parents.The 98 page complaint is the latest in a series by consumer and privacy groups urging the Federal Trade Commission to intensify its enforcement of how leading technology companies treat children and their personal data. The Institute for Public Representation at Georgetown University Law Center served as counsel to the groups on the complaint.
"After listening to feedback from many of you (including over 20,000 fans who took our post event survey), it is clear that the festival experience on Virginia Key was simply not good enough, " reads a statement. "This is Ultra Music Festival, after all, and our attendees expect us to deliver on our commitment to excellence. Being committed to excellence not only means constantly striving to become better, it also means being willing to change things when they are not working. "Ultra Music Festival apos;s first edition took place in the spring of 1999 at Collins Park #xA0;in Miami Beach. In 2001 organizers relocated the event to Bayfront Park #xA0;where it took place annually through 2018. The 2019 installment of the now three day gathering was forced to relocate to Virginia Key #xA0;after the Miami City Commission #xA0;voted down its return to Bayfront Park.
Months before its planned debut at Germany;s International Motor Show, Volkswagen has announced the first model of its ID electric sub brand the ID.3 and wants the world to know it;s already accepting pre orders. While the U.S. is unlikely to see the model for some time, if ever, the vehicle provides a glimpse into VW;s much touted electrification strategy.Volkswagen 's corporate release claims the ID.3 's MSRP starts below 30,000 euros (about $33,500 USD), with a "1st special edition " beginning at 40,000 euros (roughly $44,750 USD). Pretty steep for a people 's car.
Point Roberts, WA and Vancouver, BC May 6, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a global investor news source covering Artificial Intelligence (AI) brings you today's edition of The AI Eye, watching stock news, deal tracker and advancements in artificial intelligence.Listen to today's podcast:
Marks amp; Spencer s have launched lettuce, guacamole, bacon, and tomato snack to mark this year;s Pride Parade.The sandwich is a special edition and boxed in rainbow packaging, it has guacamole added to the traditional BLT. The ingredients spell out the acronym LGBT.
A video that has surfaced online shows Russell dressed in black shorts and a grey half sleeves hoodie holding a mic in his left hand and moving his body on the beats. As the song jets off, Russell started lipsyncing Subah Hone Na De in his inimitable style while KKR captain Dinesh Karthik along with others joined the power hitter in the madness.Though Russell couldn't really understand the lyrics of the song to lipsync it properly, he tuned himself while humming the song as he performed while jumping on the foot tapping beats.
With a vision to build the Indian startup ecosystem, the India Innovation Accelerator Programme by Facebook in partnership with T Hub, has now opened applications for its second edition. After the success of the inaugural edition of the programme, the India Innovation accelerator will now focus on identifying and empowering most innovative startups leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) based solutions that will have a positive impact on the community. Satyajeet Singh, Head of Platform Partnerships, Facebook India and South Asia, said, ”At Facebook, we want to encourage and support startups working on frontier technologies. We believe Artificial Intelligence is one such technology that can solve problems important for society and help to find right solutions. With the second edition of the India Innovation Accelerator programme, we want to help to build the ecosystem for AI in India and support startups with the resources and opportunities they would need to succeed. We aim to bring our industry knowledge, technical know how to take their ideas to next level. ”
The Daily Mail published extracts from a new edition of Obama: The Call of History, written by Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, that was first published in 2017. The new edition will be published on May 10."She was the one who could not translate his strong record and healthy economy into a winning message, wrote Baker about the Obama camp s view of Clinton s campaign.
MUMBAI: Get ready for the hottest night in music at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards as it happens at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, exclusively televised in India on Vh1. Bestowed upon by the Billboard, nominations for these prestigious awards are determined on the basis of sales of album amp;amp; digital songs, streaming, radio airplay, tours, and social engagement. Billboard chart topper Kelly Clarkson returns as a host on Thursday, 2 May and at 6:30 am IST, with a repeat telecast at 9 pm, exclusively on Vh1 India.Leading the 25 th edition of the awards is trend setting artist Cardi B, with 21 nominations; including two nods in three of the 18 categories Top Hot 100 Song, Top Selling Song and Top Collaboration. Also nominated for Top Female Artist and Top Touring Artist, Taylor Swift looks to break her own record for most wins by any artists, currently standing at 23 wins. Looking forward to the prestigious award night,
In his post, Woolvine revealed that the sighting was captured from the terrace of his apartment. After posting the video, Woolvine suggested that this shape shifting flying object could be either a craft or a living being that has the capability to fly high over the skies.The video uploaded by Woolvine has already captured the attention of conspiracy theorists, and many of them have already started claiming that this sighting in broad daylight is irrefutable proof of alien existence.
The cartoon ran in Saturday 's international edition of the newspaper, drawing immediate controversy and prompting an apology from the newspaper, which acknowledged the anti Semitic imagery. The cartoon showed Netanyahu with the Star of David while Trump had sunglasses as if he were blind and being led by Netanyahu. ”A political cartoon in the international print edition of The New York Times on Thursday included anti Semitic tropes, ” read an editor 's note that the newspaper shared on Twitter.
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Honor 20 series is set to go official on May 21, but the torrent of leaks refuses to halt. The latest leak comes in the form of an alleged Honor 20 Pro render, which shows the upcoming phone flaunting a white gradient design with a tinge of pink. The new render tips quad rear cameras and what appears to be a periscope sensor, just like the one we recently saw in another leaked render. Moreover, Honor will reportedly continue its partnership with fashion brand Moschino and is expected to launch a limited edition Honor 20 series smartphone next month.
Amit, who won gold in 66kg in the 2013 edition, settled for a silver in the men's 74kg freestyle event after losing to Daniyar Kaisanov of Kazakhstan 0 5 in the final.
Anyone who's seen the film's predecessor, The Devil's Rejects, shouldn't be the slightest bit surprised by this, but the finalized rating does confirm that the recently completed movie is inching ever closer to an actual release date. 3 From Hell will pick up where Rejects left off, resurrecting the infamous Firefly family as portrayed by returning actors Sherri Moon Zombie, Bill Moseley, and Sid Haig for more murderous antics.In his other role as theatrical shock rocker, Zombie has several dates coming up before he teams with Marilyn Manson again for another summer run of "Twins of Evil" tour, this latest edition kicking off July 9th in Baltimore, Maryland. With that run wrapping up in August and only a couple festival dates to follow, Halloween horror season will be in full swing not a bad time to drop a movie, hint, hint.
In the film that birthed the wildly successful Alien franchise, the crew of the deep space tug Nostromo awaken from stasis during a voyage home to Earth when their ship s computer detects what is believed to be an alien distress signal coming from the desolate nearby moon, LV 426. While investigating, one of the crew, Kane (John Hurt), is attacked by an alien creature that latches to his face and he is rushed back to the Nostromo to receive medical treatment. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), the ship s warrant officer, advises against Kane s return due to quarantine regulations - but her orders are ignored by Ash (Ian Holm), bringing the Nostromo under threat from a mysterious, extraterrestrial apex predator with violent and lethal survival instincts.
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is looking into "a recording device in the head" according to NBC News. The Marine found the device in March, which is able to "record images," but military officials who spoke with NBC stopped short of specifying whether it could record still photos or video. The NCIS investigation was launched after the device was first reported. The Arlington was docked in Greece on Friday, after being deployed from the East Coast in December along with the "USS Kearsage, USS Fort McHenry and the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit as part of an amphibious ready group operating in the 5th and 6th Fleet theaters," according to Stars and Stripes.