Category: Calls

Congress Calls Jeff Bezos to Testify over ‘Possibly Criminally False’ Amazon Claims
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Congress Calls Jeff Bezos to Testify over ‘Possibly Criminally False’ Amazon Claims

Amazon founder, Washington Post owner and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos has been called before Congress to address charges that Amazon has potentially criminally misled the public over its use of data from third-party sellers on the platform. The House Judiciary Committee has sent a letter to the Amazon founder and CEO calling on him to testify…

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Josh Hawley Calls for Criminal Probe of Amazon
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Josh Hawley Calls for Criminal Probe of Amazon

AP Photo/Susan Walsh Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday, urging him to open a criminal antitrust investigation against Amazon for stifling competition. According to a Wall Street Journal report released last week, Amazon used data and sales to develop its own, competing products against other businesses competing on…

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Zoom admits some calls were routed through China by mistake
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Zoom admits some calls were routed through China by mistake

Hours after security researchers at Citizen Lab reported that some Zoom calls were routed through China, the video conferencing platform has offered an apology and a partial explanation. To recap, Zoom has faced a barrage of headlines this week over its security policies and privacy practices, as hundreds of millions forced to work from home…

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Economist Calls Trump’s Coronavirus Response ‘Abysmal’ — Data Show He’s Right
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Economist Calls Trump’s Coronavirus Response ‘Abysmal’ — Data Show He’s Right

Harvard Economist says Donald Trump’s Coronavirus strategy is “abysmal.” Evidence of the president’s failure to act is well documented by his reluctance to act despite increasing warning signs. German data prove that an early response and focus on the healthcare system could have saved lives. After weeks of dismissing the coronavirus as a flu, a…

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Trump Calls Tariff Suspension ‘More Fake News’
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Trump Calls Tariff Suspension ‘More Fake News’

President Donald Trump said Friday he has no plans to suspend import tariffs. “They’re not even talking to me about it,” Trump said. “More Fake News.” Trump was asked about suspending tariffs during the daily coronavirus briefing on Friday afternoon. A few minutes earlier the Wall Street Journal reported that a senior administration official had…

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Calls Increase for MSM to Stop Airing Trump Live: ‘You Will Get People Killed’
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Calls Increase for MSM to Stop Airing Trump Live: ‘You Will Get People Killed’

Calls are increasing for cable networks to stop airing President Donald Trump’s press conferences live as critics believe Trump is turning White House news briefings into virtual campaign rallies that can “get people killed” with lies about the Coronavirus crisis. The pressure only increased after Trump’s Friday briefing. The Atlantic’s James Fallows believes the attention-starved…

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Dem Rep. Pressley Calls for Prison Sentence Commutations, Clemency for Some in Wake of Coronavirus Epidemic
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Dem Rep. Pressley Calls for Prison Sentence Commutations, Clemency for Some in Wake of Coronavirus Epidemic

Saturday during an interview with MSNBC’s Al Sharpton, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), a member of the liberal congressional foursome known as “The Squad,” argued now may be the time to commute sentences of some federal prisoners given their vulnerability to coronavirus. Pressley said she and other congressional Democrats were lobbying the Bureau of Prisons for…

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Biden Calls for More Coronavirus Testing, Offers No Solution for Shortages
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Biden Calls for More Coronavirus Testing, Offers No Solution for Shortages

Former Vice President Joe Biden offered his own plan for the federal government’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, and it includes a call for more testing immediately. “The administration’s failure on testing is colossal, and it’s a failure of leadership, planning and execution. The White House should measure and report each day, each and…

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Slack calls are having ‘connectivity issues’
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Slack calls are having ‘connectivity issues’

Slack has confirmed that “Slack Calls are experiencing some connectivity difficulties right now.” The company said it is working to resolve the issue “as quickly as possible.” The difficulties coincide with the push from tech companies to move workers to remote-only meetings and conference calls, amid the outbreak of COVID-19. Slack did not comment on…

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