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Amazon reportedly paid nearly $10 million to a blacklisted Chinese company for thermal imaging cameras to monitor employee temperatures

Amazon reportedly spent nearly $US10 million on thermal cameras purchased from a Chinese company blacklisted in the US over to allegations it helped the Chinese government “detain and monitor the Uighurs and other Muslim minorities,” Reuters reported on Wednesday morning. Amazon is already using thermal imaging in its Whole Foods […]
Amazon reportedly paid nearly $10 million to a blacklisted Chinese company for thermal imaging cameras to monitor employee temperatures
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Someone Has Named Their Baby ‘Facebook’

There’s a baby in Mexico named “Facebook,” and Mexican officials are clicking ‘dislike.’ According to BetaBeat, Mexican officials banned 61 names they’ve “deemed dumbest,” and that includes the name of the most popular social network. The names were taken from actual civil registries. Banned names include: Marciana, or Martian, and […]
Someone Has Named Their Baby ‘Facebook’
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Why ‘Captain Underpants’ Is The Most Banned Book In America

The children’s series “Captain Underpants”has surprisingly topped the list of the most banned books in Americain 2012, beating out the much more controversial title “50 Shades of Grey.” The 10-part series, by author Dav Pilkey, follows two prank-loving young boys who create a superhero called Captain Underpants. Parents say in […]
Why ‘Captain Underpants’ Is The Most Banned Book In America
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This Keira Knightley Chanel Ad Was Banned For Being ‘Overtly Sexual’

[credit provider=”Chanel Screengrab”] Britain’s ban-happy Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) declared Keira Knightley’s new ad for Chanel, in which the actress strips down in a bed and shares a suggestive moment with a photographer, too sexy for children.The photographer unzips Knightley’s clothes before she undresses and crawls towards him during a shoot. […]
This Keira Knightley Chanel Ad Was Banned For Being ‘Overtly Sexual’