US legislator, David Cicilline, joins international push to interrogate platform power

US legislator David Cicilline will be joining the next meeting of the International Grand Committee on Disinformation and ‘Fake News’, it has been announced. The meeting will be held in Dublin on November 7. Chair of the committee, the Irish Fine Gael politician The congressman — who is chairman of the US House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Subcommittee — will attend as an “ex officio member” which will allow him to question witnesses, she added. Exactly who the witnesses in front of the grand committee will be is tbc. But the inclusion of a US legislator in the ranks of a non-US committee that’s been seeking answers about reining in online disinformation will certainly make any invitations …

Amazon Prime Day Is Over. These 31 Great Deals Remain

Note: Until July 18–20, there may still be some active deals here and in our Deals from Amazon Rivals, but we are no longer actively updating and monitoring these guides. As always, we hope we helped you sift through the sales madness and find great products. Check the WIRED Gear section for the latest news and reviews. Prime Day 2019 has come and gone, but some deals remain. After studying spreadsheets and combing the Internet until our screens blurred before our eyes, we found a considerable number of great deals this year. Hopefully you were able to grab the noise-canceling headphones or Instant Pot of your dreams at a much more reasonable price. If not, have no fear. Prime Day …

Amazon Prime Day Is Over. These 33 Great Deals Remain

Prime Day 2019 has come and gone, but some deals remain. After studying spreadsheets and combing the Internet until our screens blurred before our eyes, we found a considerable number of great deals this year. Hopefully you were able to grab the noise-canceling headphones or Instant Pot of your dreams at a much more reasonable price. If not, have no fear. Prime Day is officially over, but many of deals we found still exist. Rival sales from Walmart and other stores will continue through July 17, and we've rounded up all the remaining deals from all our 2019 Prime Day coverage below. In some cases the discounts are not quite as steep, but a surprising number of the (roughly) 167 …

The 29 Best Home and Outdoor Deals for Prime Day

Note: Amazon Prime Day sales have ended. If you are still hunting, we recommend you check out our favorite rival deals from Walmart and others. Many of those sales last through July 17. As always, we hope our Gear coverage helped you sift through the online madness and find great products. As befits a website known as "the everything store," Amazon's Prime Day offerings really run the gamut. You may already have a few big-ticket electronics items in mind, but don't sleep on any kitchen gadgets, high-tech toys, or even pet cameras that you may have been eying. Amazon will release new deals throughout the entire 48 hours of Prime Day (yes, it's two days long), and we will update …

The 51 Best Amazon Prime Day Tech Deals

Amazon Prime Day is here, friends. As Amazon's grim deals carnival roars to life once again, its storefront is laden with deep discounts. The self-declared holiday has become something of a sensation in the five years since its creation. It can be tough to navigate on your own. But we're here to play guide you through Amazon's sales jungle, and help you make informed purchases until the sale ends at 12:59 pm July 16. We spent some time wading through more than 95,000 deals to find the very best and most interesting sales at Amazon. Our lists will be updated periodically as products sell out or get replaced with new or better deals, so keep an eye out—and if you …

Why You Still Cant Buy Fireworks on Amazon

It may be known as the “everything store,” but there are some things, in fact, that Amazon does not sell. The ecommerce giant maintains a list of restricted product categories that ranges from weapons such as firearms, to booze and tobacco products, to pets, to kite strings for the niche sport of kite fighting. And as you get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July, you should also know that list includes fireworks. It’s true that laws restricting fireworks sales have eased in recent years, and you can even buy them online from certain websites. But the US Postal Service and carriers like UPS won't ship most fireworks. And while Amazon is building out its own delivery network, the company …