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Amazon (company): American electronic commerce and cloud computing company
Amazon.com, Inc., is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Four tech companies, along with Google, Apple, and Facebook.

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Amazon warehouse one of Europe's 'most high-tech buildings'

Robots and people work alongside each other in the internet-giant's latest warehouse in Leicestershire.
BBC News - Published

Amazon targeted $1B in incentives on top of HQ2 funds in 2017

amazon targeted $1b in incentives on top of hq2 funds in 2017
Amazon.com Inc. in 2017 set a goal to receive $1 billion in incentives on top of any incentives it would get for its second headquarters,according to a new Wall Street...
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Ilana Glazer On Life After 'Broad City,' Her Amazon Stand-Up Special & More | In Studio [Video]Ilana Glazer On Life After 'Broad City,' Her Amazon Stand-Up Special & More | In Studio

The comedian joins The Hollywood Reporter In Studio to discuss her new Amazon stand-up special 'The Planet Is Burning,' what 'Broad City' taught her about herself and more.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 16:29Published


Brazil's indigenous oppose Amazon development plans [Video]Brazil's indigenous oppose Amazon development plans

Tribal leaders seeking a way to counter President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies, which they say are devastating their communities.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:04Published

Alphabet's public market cap tops $1 trillion [Video]Alphabet's public market cap tops $1 trillion

The public market capitalization of Google parent Alphabet topped the $1 trillion mark shortly before the close of trading on Thursday, making it the fourth S&P 500 component to top the lofty level...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:57Published

Microsoft to erase its entire carbon footprint by 2050 [Video]Microsoft to erase its entire carbon footprint by 2050

Microsoft said on Thursday it aims to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits by 2030 and that by 2050, it hopes to have taken out enough to account for all the direct emissions the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published

'Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok' Details Have Leaked [Video]'Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok' Details Have Leaked

While not confirmed by Ubisoft, 'Ragnarok' will be the next 'AC' title, if recent Amazon and GameStop listings are to be believed.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:41Published

Amazon to Invest $1 Billion in India’s Businesses [Video]Amazon to Invest $1 Billion in India’s Businesses

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amit Agarwal, the head of Amazon India, recently announced the company’s intent to invest in India’s operations.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:26Published

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn on Why They Made 'Making the Cut' | THR News [Video]Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn on Why They Made 'Making the Cut' | THR News

The fashion reality competition show premieres March 27, with winning clothing designs sold on Amazon.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:37Published

Massive beach clean up campaign from Peru's Pacific beaches to Lake Titicaca [Video]Massive beach clean up campaign from Peru's Pacific beaches to Lake Titicaca

Peruvian officials on Monday collected tons of garbage on a popular Lima beach in a campaign spanning three dozen beaches in the Pacific, the Amazon and Lake Titicaca. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Jeff Bezos: $1 Million To Australian Recovery [Video]Jeff Bezos: $1 Million To Australian Recovery

REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced in a Saturday evening Instagram post that the tech company will donate $1 million Australian dollars (or about $690, 000 USD) to help Australia..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

'The OA' Star Harry Hains Dies at 27 | THR News [Video]'The OA' Star Harry Hains Dies at 27 | THR News

Harry Hains, an actor who appeared in FX's 'American Horror Story', Netflix's 'The OA' and Amazon's 'Sneaky Pete', has died, his mother, actress Jane Badler, confirmed via Instagram on Friday. He was..

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:05Published

Venezuela's Guaido seeks EU 'blood gold' designation for informal mining [Video]Venezuela's Guaido seeks EU 'blood gold' designation for informal mining

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Thursday (January 9) urged the European Union to officially label as "blood gold" the precious metal informally mined in the country's southern jungles as he..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:29Published

Amazon's Third-Party Sellers [Video]Amazon's Third-Party Sellers

This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. More first-party suppliers..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Wall Street brushes off Middle East tensions [Video]Wall Street brushes off Middle East tensions

U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday, rebounding from Friday’s losses as investors brushed aside increased tensions in the Middle East, while shares of Alphabet and other internet names gained. Yahaira..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Amazon Threatens to Fire Outspoken Critics of Its Environmental Policies [Video]Amazon Threatens to Fire Outspoken Critics of Its Environmental Policies

Two employees of the e-commerce behemoth have been accused by the company of violating its external communications policy.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:24Published

Amazon delivery truck swerves off interstate in high winds [Video]Amazon delivery truck swerves off interstate in high winds

Extreme gusts of wind caused an Amazon Prime delivery truck to lose control and crash into the median on a Colorado interstate on New Year's Day.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Retailers rush to comply with California privacy law [Video]Retailers rush to comply with California privacy law

U.S. retailers like Walmart will add "Do Not Sell My Info" links to their websites and signage in stores starting January, sources said. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

Nasdaq hits 9,000 for the first time ever [Video]Nasdaq hits 9,000 for the first time ever

The Nasdaq topped the 9,000-point mark for the first time ever on Thursday, boosted in the session by Amazon after the company said customers shopped at record levels this holiday season. Yahaira..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

Atlas Air Coworkers Slam Co-Pilot Of Crashed Flight 3591 [Video]Atlas Air Coworkers Slam Co-Pilot Of Crashed Flight 3591

Two pilots were at the helm of Atlas Air Flight 3591, which it crashed on February 23 in Houston, Texas. That flight was carrying Amazon and US Postal Service cargo, and was contracted by Amazon. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Sanders Demand For Injury Data To Be Released From Amazon [Video]Sanders Demand For Injury Data To Be Released From Amazon

Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ilhan Omar requested form 300, 300a and 301 data from Amazon. This data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration shows the number of injuries at the company. Yet..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Economic bright spots send Wall St. to new records; FedEx disappoints [Video]Economic bright spots send Wall St. to new records; FedEx disappoints

Stocks crept higher to set new record closing highs but shares of FedEx fell after the delivery company posted disappointing quarterly results across the board. Conway G. Gittens has the market action.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

Wall Street hits records on cooling trade tensions [Video]Wall Street hits records on cooling trade tensions

Wall Street set record closing highs for all three major indices on Monday as cooling trade tensions between the U.S. and China inspired confidence in the global economy. Conway G. Gittens reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Week ahead: Nike, FedEx results and inflation data [Video]Week ahead: Nike, FedEx results and inflation data

Nike and FedEx, two companies with big exposure to the global economy, are set to report quarterly results in the upcoming week. Conway G. Gittens has a look at the week's major events.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Rihanna documentary set for Amazon [Video]Rihanna documentary set for Amazon

Peter Berg's long-awaited Rihanna documentary has reportedly been snapped up by Amazon.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:15Published

 

After India's Amazon snub, Modi's party slams Bezos-owned Washington Post

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party on Friday slammed editorial policies of billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, even as his e-commerce firm Amazon announced plans to create a..
Reuters - Published

Amazon promises 1 million new jobs in India amid tensions with government

Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it planned to create 1 million jobs in India by 2025, a day after the country's trade minister said the e-commerce giant's recently unveiled $1 billion investment in the..
Reuters - Published

Alphabet, Google's parent company, just topped $1 trillion in market value, joining other tech giants

Alphabet just joined the trillionaire club. The tech giant is the fourth U.S. company to hit the milestone after Apple, Microsoft and Amazon.
USATODAY.com - Published

BJP slams Bezos-owned daily for anti-Modi stand

On the day commerce minister Piyush Goyal made light of Jeff Bezos’s offer to invest $1 billion in India, a prominent BJP functionary chose to make plain the saffron establishment’s displeasure..
IndiaTimes - Published

Amazon to invest $1 billion in India

amazon to invest $1 billion in india
NEW DELHI (AP) - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos...
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Under fire in India, Amazon offers small business owners $1 billion olive branch

Amazon.com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos said his company will invest $1 billion to bring small businesses online in India, reaching out to some of his fiercest critics in a goodwill visit that saw him donning..
Reuters - Published

This French firefighter fought the Amazon blaze, he’s shocked by our bushfires

A team of five French firefighting experts are in Australia to provide support in the bushfire crisis. But the experienced team say they've never seen fires like this before.
SBS - Published

Amazon in India: Jeff Bezos announces $1bn Indian investment

The billionaire's visit to India is expected to be marred by protests by small business owners.
BBC News - Published

'Game of Thrones' actors among Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' cast

'game of thrones' actors among amazon's 'lord of the rings' cast
Amazon unveiled the first cast of actors for its highly anticipated The Lord of the Rings streaming television series on Tuesday, including two Game of Thrones veterans, and said production would begin..
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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon up 85% in 2019

deforestation in brazil's amazon up 85% in 2019
Brasmlia: Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil soared 85 per cent in 2019, compared with the previous year, official data showed Tuesday. The 9,166 square kilometers cleared was..
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Amazon sellers are no longer barred from shipping Prime orders with FedEx Ground

amazon sellers are no longer barred from shipping prime orders with fedex ground
New York (CNN Business)Amazon has lifted a ban that temporarily kept some third-party sellers on the site from shipping orders using FedEx. As of Tuesday afternoon, FedEx Ground and FedEx Home are..
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Retailer Auchan to cut 517 jobs in France

retailer auchan to cut 517 jobs in france
Retailer Auchan said on Tuesday it planned to cut 517 jobs in France as part of efforts to reduce costs to cope with fierce competition from the likes of Amazon as well as changing shopping habits...
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Amazon to seek order to block Microsoft from working on DoD's JEDI contract

Amazon.com Inc will ask a judge to temporarily block Microsoft Corp from working on a $10 billion cloud contract from the Pentagon, a court filing showed on Monday.
Reuters - Published

India greets Amazon founder Jeff Bezos with an antitrust complaint

india greets amazon founder jeff bezos with an antitrust complaint
Written by Vindu Goel Amazon’s founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, is visiting India this week for the first time in more than five years. Instead of garlands, India’s government is welcoming..
WorldNews - Published

Amazon to ramp up counterfeit reporting to law enforcement

Amazon.com Inc is planning to give more data on counterfeit goods to law enforcement in a further crackdown on fakes listed on its e-commerce sites, a person familiar with the program told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

CCI to probe Amazon, Flipkart for deep discounting

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday ordered an investigation into alleged violations of competition law by India’s largest online retailers Amazon and Flipkart. The allegations..
IndiaTimes - Published

This Apple AirPods deal on Amazon is the best we've ever seen

Right now, Apple AirPods are back down to their Black Friday price at Amazon, making it a great time to get a pair for yourself.
USATODAY.com - Published

'You can do better': Jeff Bezos ripped for $690K Australian wildfire relief donation

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the tech giant is donating $690,000 to Australia wildfire recovery efforts, but many critics are saying it's not enough.
USATODAY.com - Published

As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

Seattle, the Pacific Northwest city where home-grown online retailer Amazon.com has increasingly flexed its political muscle, is expected to approve on Monday legislation banning political..
Reuters - Published

Amazon boss Bezos to face protests from traders during India trip

Thousands of small-scale traders in India are planning to organize protests against Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, who will visit the country next week for a company event and potential meetings..
Reuters - Published

Alibaba undercuts Amazon in Europe to woo wary brands

After years of reconnaissance, China's retail king Alibaba is finally making its move on Europe. It is undercutting Amazon sellers' fees to attract vendors but has had mixed results, six sources with..
Reuters - Published

CES 2020: Intel, Facebook working on AI chip

ces 2020: intel, facebook working on ai chip
The chips are Intel's gambit to retain hold of a fast-growing segment of the artificial intelligence computing market but will face competition from similar chips from Nvidia Corp and Amazon.com Inc's..
WorldNews - Published

Wall St. edges higher as investors look past Middle East tensions

wall st. edges higher as investors look past middle east tensions
By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher in afternoon trading on Monday as investors brushed aside worries about rising tensions in the Middle East and as shares of Amazon..
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Amazon is planning to bring movies and video to cars with Fire TV

Amazon makes lots of announcements at trade show in Las Vegas, including numbers. Some 40 million people now use Fire TV, e-tailer says.
USATODAY.com - Published

Alphabet, Amazon keep S&P afloat as Middle East tensions persist

Gains in Amazon and Alphabet helped New York's S&P 500 stock index recoup early losses on Monday sparked by rising tensions in the Middle East.
Reuters - Published

Amazon to showcase its transportation drive at world's largest tech show

From making cars talk using Alexa's voice to managing data from factories full of robots, Amazon.com Inc wants a big piece of the action in transportation, and next week at CES will unveil more about..
Reuters - Published

How Big Tech Is Turning New York Into a Silicon Valley Rival

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will soon have 20,000 workers in the city, many in a cluster of offices on the West Side.
NYTimes.com - Published

Why Amazon, Google and Apple want to record you

Amazon automatically records you whether you like it or not, with Apple it's opt-in. Google records audio and keystrokes
USATODAY.com - Published

Amazon Threatened to Fire Workers Who Spoke Out About Its Carbon Footprint

amazon threatened to fire workers who spoke out about its carbon footprint
Amid a clamp-down on employee organising that has spread throughout the tech industry, Amazon is being accused of attempting to silence workers who have publicly criticised the company’s..
WorldNews - Published

Amazon 'threatens to fire' climate change activists

The company said employees "may receive a notification" from HR if rules were "not being followed".
BBC News - Published

Amazon driver refuses to deliver bottle of sherry to 92-year-old woman without ID

'I can understand that if you are lucky enough to look around 18 you should have to show ID. But my gran is 92,' said her grandson
Independent - Published

Asia's richest man takes on retail giant Amazon

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has started rolling out its online retail service in India.
BBC News - Published

Statistic of the decade: The massive deforestation of the Amazon

statistic of the decade: the massive deforestation of the amazon
This year, I was on the judging panel for the Royal Statistical Society’s International Statistic of the Decade. Much like Oxford English Dictionary’s “Word of the Year” competition, the..
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This simple trick stops Google, Amazon and Facebook from listening to you all the time

One simple trick can keep Google Home, Amazon Echo and Facebook Portal devices from listening in on your conversations when you don't want them to.
USATODAY.com - Published

Why Facebook should take on Amazon, Microsoft in the cloud in 2020

why facebook should take on amazon, microsoft in the cloud in 2020
Facebook (FB) heads into 2020 facing multiple investigations and big questions over the future of its core advertising business. That’s why one analyst says it’s time for the Silicon Valley giant..
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Drinking with no consequences? This was the year of the hangover hack

drinking with no consequences? this was the year of the hangover hack
There are 574 results on Amazon if you search "hangover remedy." Scroll, and certain buzzwords jump out. Milk thistle. Dihydromyricetin and prickly pear. There are capsules and patches and beverages,..
WorldNews - Published

Amazon’s Deliveroo deal gets in-depth UK antitrust probe

amazon’s deliveroo deal gets in-depth uk antitrust probe
London: The U.K.’s competition regulator opened an in-depth probe of Amazon.com Inc’s purchase of a minority stake in UK food start-up Deliveroo, after the companies failed to submit remedies to..
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Amazon is looking into tech that can identify you using the veins in your hand

An Amazon patent application suggests the e-commerce giant is working on a hand-scanning identification system for its Amazon Go stores.
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Nasdaq tops 9,000 on boosts from Amazon, trade optimism

nasdaq tops 9,000 on boosts from amazon, trade optimism
By Lewis Krauskopf (Reuters) - The Nasdaq crossed the 9,000-point mark for the first time on Thursday as all three major Wall Street indexes posted record closing highs, boosted by optimism over..
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Stocks close at record highs; Nasdaq eclipses 9,000 for first time

stocks close at record highs; nasdaq eclipses 9,000 for first time
Retailers and technology companies drove modest gains for stocks on Wall Street Thursday, extending the market’s record-setting run. The Nasdaq composite climbed above 9,000 points for the first time..
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Optimism on trade, online shopping pushes Wall Street to records

The Nasdaq crossed the 9,000-point mark for the first time on Thursday and all three major Wall Street indexes posted record closing highs, boosted by optimism over U.S.-China trade relations and gains..
Reuters - Published

Nasdaq tops 9,000 on Amazon; U.S.-China trade optimism drives record rally

The Nasdaq topped the 9,000-point mark for the first time on Thursday and the S&P 500 hit a record high, boosted by optimism over U.S.-China trade relations and gains in shares of Amazon.com after a..
Reuters - Published

The best after Christmas sales you can shop right now

These after Christmas sales at Nordstrom, Amazon, L.L.Bean, and other major retailers are the perfect way to save on gifts you really want for yourself.
USATODAY.com - Published

Amazon workforce surges by 250,000 for ‘record-breaking’ holiday spree

amazon workforce surges by 250,000 for ‘record-breaking’ holiday spree
Amazon said Thursday it added some 250,000 employees to handle operations for “record” holiday sales for the online giant.The full and part-time seasonal employees were ... ......
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Nasdaq, S&P hit fresh highs on trade deal hopes, Amazon boost

The Nasdaq breached the 9,000-point mark for the first time and the S&P 500 hit a fresh record high on Thursday, boosted by optimism over U.S.-China trade relations and gains in Amazon.com after a..
Reuters - Published

Boeing production halt, Sounders win top Washington stories

boeing production halt, sounders win top washington stories
Boeing announcing the halting of production of its troubled 737 Max airliner was voted Washington state's top news story of 2019 by Associated Press staff. Other top news items of the past 12 months..
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Amazon kicks off its Boxing Day sale with huge discounts on tech

amazon kicks off its boxing day sale with huge discounts on tech
Amazon's Boxing Day sale is now live, offering consumers the chance to pick up all the goodies they didn't receive for Christmas at some seriously attractive prices. Among the products on offer are..
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