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President of Brazil: Leonardo DiCaprio to Blame for Amazon Fires

Amazon Rainforest covered in smoke. The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and is being ravaged by the burn. (Ibama/CC BY 2.0)

Lauren Cribbs, Reporter

December 5, 2019

The President of BrazilJair Bolsonaro stated during a webcast on Thursday, November 28, 2019,  that nongovernmental organizations (NGO) are the cause for the Amazon Rainforest fires earlier this year and specifically blamed actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Bolsonaro said, "Take photo, film, send it to an...

Amazon Releases Short List of Potential Cities for its Second Headquarters

Some of the cities in the list of possibilities include Boston; Chicago; Dallas; Los Angeles; Miami; Nashville; New York City; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; and Washington, D.C. The company even chose Toronto, Canada as an international location. (Amazon)

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

January 25, 2018

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, Amazon announced the top 20 potential cities in the running to be the location of Amazon’s second headquarters. According to Amazon, the new facility, called HQ2, is estimated to create 50,000 high-paying jobs and cost $5 billion to build and operate. Last year, 238 communiti...

Amazon launches Amazon Key

In this file photo from Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, an employee packages a product at the Amazon Fulfillment center in Robbinsville Township, N.J.. On Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, Amazon said that it will launch a new service in November that will let delivery people inside homes to drop off packages. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Anna Levin, Reporter

November 29, 2017

Ordering packages online could now be more convenient than ever, for the small price of people’s privacy. With new advancements in technology being developed everyday, technology companies like Google and Amazon are now seeking permissions to embed themselves deeper into the lives of their consumer...

Amazon Echo: Smart Living Powered By Your Voice

Amazon's Echo, a digital assistant that can be set up in a home or office to listen for various requests, such as for a song, a sports score, the weather, or even a book to be read aloud, is shown, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in New York. The $180 cylindrical device is the latest advance in voice-recognition technology that's enabling machines to record snippets of conversation that are analyzed and stored by companies promising to make their customers' lives better. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

March 15, 2016

By: Madison Held, Robert Sterner With a word, it awakes ready to serve. With the Echo, Amazon has stepped up their game.  The Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker that is controlled by the user's voice.   At $180 the Echo is a smart living powerhouse with an affordable price tag. Alexa, a c...

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