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Amazon will help train veterans for tech jobs

by Billy Steele, Engadget

The company is working with the Labor Department on an apprenticeship program

Last week, Amazon said it would bring 100,000 full-time jobs to the US by 2018. This week, the online retailer announced a registered apprenticeship program with the US Department of Labor that will offer training to veterans. Continue reading Amazon will help train veterans for tech jobs

Beware phishing scams in Amazon listings

by Maria Varmazis, Naked Security

Be careful what you click: There’s a new phishing scam hitting Amazon listings that look like legitimate deals, offering great prices on “used – like new” electronics.

If you click these links on Amazon, you’ll be redirected to a very convincing Amazon-looking payment site, where the phishy merchant will grab your money and run. Continue reading Beware phishing scams in Amazon listings

Futuristic Urban Droneport could act as a hub for drone deliveries

by Lacy Cooke, inhabitat

Companies from Amazon to Facebook have bet on drones as the aerial vehicles of the future. But many locales lack the appropriate infrastructure to support the day-to-day management of hundreds of zooming devices. Enter architect Saúl Ajuria Fernández, who, as part of his master’s degree in architecture at Universidad de Alcalá, designed a solar-powered drone hub for Madrid called Urban Droneport. Continue reading Futuristic Urban Droneport could act as a hub for drone deliveries