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Amazon (company): American technology and e-commerce company
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook. The company has been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world", as well as the world's most valuable brand.

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Stocks rebound with tech in the lead [Video]

Stocks rebound with tech in the lead

U.S. stocks recovered on Thursday some of the steep losses seen the day before as investors gobbled up high-flying tech names in anticipation of strong quarterly results after the close, which Amazon,..

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Amazon says 'Borat 2' drew 'tens of millions' of viewers over opening weekend [Video]

Amazon says 'Borat 2' drew 'tens of millions' of viewers over opening weekend

Amazon Studios revealed the news about its film, ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,’ on Tuesday.

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Amazon Will Hire 100,000 Seasonal Workers [Video]

Amazon Will Hire 100,000 Seasonal Workers

On Tuesday, Amazon announced Tuesday that it's hiring 100,000 seasonal workers ahead of the holidays. The company said it's looking for workers across experience and skill levels to help pack and ship..

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Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors [Video]

Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors

Facebook has entered the field of cloud-based gaming service and on October 26 introduced cloud games to its existing Facebook Gaming application. The tech giant's cloud gaming services differs from..

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Indigenous Amazonians fighting for lives say battle for rainforest involves whole world [Video]

Indigenous Amazonians fighting for lives say battle for rainforest involves whole world

Many indigenous people to the Amazon are fighting for their lives as their home, the rainforest, is destroyed. They say that the battle to save it involves the whole international community, not just..

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Trump Releases '60 Minutes' Interview Footage, Pro-Trump Doc Stalled at Amazon, Facebook and More | THR News [Video]

Trump Releases '60 Minutes' Interview Footage, Pro-Trump Doc Stalled at Amazon, Facebook and More | THR News

CBS aired clips of both Trump and Biden's upcoming '60 Minutes' interviews, and then Trump delivered on his promise and posted the full interview video to Facebook. Also is a pro-Trump documentary..

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Pro-Trump Documentary Release Stalled at Amazon, Facebook | THR News [Video]

Pro-Trump Documentary Release Stalled at Amazon, Facebook | THR News

With less than two weeks to go before the election, the distributor of a pro-Trump documentary claims the film is being muzzled by Amazon and Facebook.

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Kendall and Kylie Jenner drop new clothing collection on Amazon [Video]

Kendall and Kylie Jenner drop new clothing collection on Amazon

Kendall Jenner and younger sister Kylie have released their new clothing collection on Amazon.

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Daily Punch - Pearl V Puri's father passes away, Shahid Kapoor signed a multi-film Rs. 60 crore deal with Amazon Prime [Video]

Daily Punch - Pearl V Puri's father passes away, Shahid Kapoor signed a multi-film Rs. 60 crore deal with Amazon Prime

After much speculation around Shahid Kapoor's next project, he has finally signed a multi-film deal with Amazon Prime worth Rs. 60 crores. Veteran Singer, Udit Narayan's son, Aditya reveals he's only..

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'Coming to America' Sequel Headed to Amazon | THR News [Video]

'Coming to America' Sequel Headed to Amazon | THR News

The movie, which was set for a mid-December theatrical release, will see Eddie Murphy return as Prince Akeem.

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European trade unions accuse Amazon of spying on workers [Video]

European trade unions accuse Amazon of spying on workers

Delivery supergiant Amazon is being accused of spying on its workers by European trade unions, after a job advert it posted said it was looking for two "intelligence analysts".

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Prime Day 2020 isn't the only option for the best online deals with several retailers offering sales [Video]

Prime Day 2020 isn't the only option for the best online deals with several retailers offering sales

Amazon's 'Prime Day' 2020 is expected to offer massive deals on thousands of items, including electronics, home goods, fitness equipment, kitchen appliances and much more. However, it's not the only..

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Amazon Prime Day Mega Sale Starts Today [Video]

Amazon Prime Day Mega Sale Starts Today

The 48 hour event takes place on October 13th and 14th

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Apple and Amazon drive Wall Street rally [Video]

Apple and Amazon drive Wall Street rally

Stocks jumped on Monday led by high-flying tech names Apple and Amazon. Investors were also upbeat on vaccine progress and stimulus talks. Conway G. Gittens has the action.

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Facebook's portal TV device gets Netflix app [Video]

Facebook's portal TV device gets Netflix app

Facebook's Portal TV, the screen-less camera device which gets plugged into a big screen is all set to treat users with the experience of streamer Netflix. According to The Verge, Facebook made the big..

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House panel issues scathing Big Tech complaint [Video]

House panel issues scathing Big Tech complaint

The U.S. House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee's findings on abuse of market power by four large tech companies took Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet's Google to task in a scathing..

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Amazon Says Nearly 20,000 of Its Workers Got Coronavirus [Video]

Amazon Says Nearly 20,000 of Its Workers Got Coronavirus

The online retail giant announced on Thursday that 19,816 of its US employees have tested positive for coronavirus.

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Amazon reveals 19,000 frontline workers had COVID-19 [Video]

Amazon reveals 19,000 frontline workers had COVID-19

Amazon.com revealed more than 19,000 of its U.S. frontline workers contracted the coronavirus this year, or 1.44% of the total, a disclosure sought by labor advocates who have criticized the COVID-19..

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