Amazon Global. Current Affairs - 2020

Police Use of Facial Recognition banned by Amazon

On June 11, 2020, the E-Commerce giant Amazon banned the use of its software “Rekognition” by the police. The software used to quickly compare a picture with the police data bases that holds hundreds of 1000s of photos. Why the ban? The facial recognition technology has been criticized over some time. This is mainly because, Read More…

‘Go Tribal’ campaign launched

Go Tribal campaign, was launched by Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India) in association with Amazon Global. Key Highlights about Campaign Objective: To create awareness and promote tribal arts and crafts as well as help in socio-economic welfare of more than 700 Indian tribes, by promoting and Read More…