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The Queensbridge Houses, the largest public housing complex in the country, near the spot where Amazon plans to put a new headquarters. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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With Amazon's Arrival, A New York Community Pushes To Be Included

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Brad Smith, president of Microsoft Corp., speaks during a presentation on affordable housing in Bellevue, Wash., on Thursday. Microsoft Corp. said it will spend $500 million to develop affordable housing and help alleviate homelessness in the Seattle area. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How do virtual assistants like Alexa affect children's learning experiences? Some experts say easy answers delivered by technology can hurt the development of problem-solving skills in kids. Kathleen Finlay/Image Source/Getty Images hide caption

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Alexa Can Help Kids With Homework, But Don't Forget Problem-Solving Skills

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A man in Germany is said to have been sent the files after he requested to review his Amazon data in accordance with a European Union data protection law. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Workers at an Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville, N.J., were sickened on Wednesday after an automated machine punctured a can of bear repellent. The warehouse is seen here in June. Bess Adle/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Amazon boxes are scanned on conveyor belts. AI systems keep track of all items in the warehouses, which can be as vast as 1 million square feet. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Optimized Prime: How AI And Anticipation Power Amazon's 1-Hour Deliveries

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Splitting Amazon's second headquarters between two locations would dilute the company's original promise of a megadeal, but it could also relieve Amazon of being blamed for worsening traffic and increased housing prices. David Ryder/Getty Images hide caption

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Andrea Kremer (left) and Hannah Storm will be the first all-female broadcast team to announce an NFL game, covering Thursday night's game for Amazon Prime Video. Brian Ach/AP for Amazon hide caption

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In shadow marketplaces, positive reviews for Amazon products are bought and sold. The company says it's cracking down and that it estimates that less than 1 percent of reviews are fake. Mike Segar/Reuters hide caption

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Some Amazon Reviews Are Too Good To Be Believed. They're Paid For

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The American Civil Liberties Union says that Amazon Rekognition, facial recognition software sold online, inaccurately identified lawmakers and poses threats to civil rights — charges that Amazon denies. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Amazon Is More Than A Shopping Site. It's A Search Engine Too

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