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Amazon (company): American technology and e-commerce 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 technology companies, along with Google, Apple, and Facebook. It 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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Amazon To Launch Car & Bike Insurance In India [Video]

Amazon To Launch Car & Bike Insurance In India

Amazon is launching car and bike insurance in India. The insurance can be purchased through Amazon Pay. Customers will be able to purchase policies in as little as 2 minutes, without having to complete..

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Amazon's 2020 Ad Revenue Set To Grow [Video]

Amazon's 2020 Ad Revenue Set To Grow

Amazon will continue to see ad spending growth in 2020. Business Insider reports that Amazon's growth is at a depressed rate when compared with eMarketer's earlier estimate. Amazon will increase its..

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Top tech CEOs Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple told they 'have too much power' [Video]

Top tech CEOs Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple told they 'have too much power'

The four companies had to answer questions to determine whether they may simply be too bigView on euronews

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U.S. lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals [Video]

U.S. lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals

Google and Facebook took particularly sharp jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday in a much-anticipated congressional hearing that put four of..

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Big tech CEOs testify on companies' practices [Video]

Big tech CEOs testify on companies' practices

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google andTim Cook of Apple are testifying on their companies' practices before Congressin a year-long investigation into market..

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Lawmaker: sellers liken Amazon's platform to 'heroin' [Video]

Lawmaker: sellers liken Amazon's platform to 'heroin'

During a House antitrust hearing on Wednesday, U.S. Representative David Cicilline quoted a third party apparel company's negative description of working with Amazon, saying "Amazon strings you along..

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Amazon’s Ring Preparing Smart Light Bulb [Video]

Amazon’s Ring Preparing Smart Light Bulb

Amazon’s Ring Preparing Smart Light Bulb

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Amazon Launching New Alexa App [Video]

Amazon Launching New Alexa App

Amazon Launching New Alexa App

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Alexa will soon launch Android, iOS apps through voice commands [Video]

Alexa will soon launch Android, iOS apps through voice commands

Amazon is currently working on a new feature for its voice assistant service Alexa which will allow the software to launch Android as well as iOS applications through voice commands. According to The..

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Amazon Officially Delays Prime Day [Video]

Amazon Officially Delays Prime Day

Amazon Officially Delays Prime Day

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Why You Might Want To Log Out Of Twitter, Like, Right Now [Video]

Why You Might Want To Log Out Of Twitter, Like, Right Now

Business Insider reports hackers linked to a cryptocurrency scam have broken into dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts. Among the known victims so far are Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and presidential..

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Amazon Tells Workers To Uninstall TikTok App, Pronto [Video]

Amazon Tells Workers To Uninstall TikTok App, Pronto

Amazon employees have been told to remove the short-video app TikTok from their devices immediately. According to CNN, TikTok is owned by the world's most valuable startup, a Chinese company named..

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Amazon Tells Employees Delete TikTok [Video]

Amazon Tells Employees Delete TikTok

Amazon Tells Employees Delete TikTok

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Amazon Sales Predicted To Rise [Video]

Amazon Sales Predicted To Rise

Amazon's global ecommerce sales will reach $416.48 billion in 2020, according to Business Insiders latest latest estimates. Consumers are relying more heavily on e-commerce due to COVID-19. The new..

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Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon [Video]

Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon

Walmart is reportedly set to launch Walmart+ ...the company’s answer to Amazon Prime. Walmart + will go live later in July, after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its initial springtime launch. A..

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Walmart to soon launch Amazon Prime rival -report [Video]

Walmart to soon launch Amazon Prime rival -report

Walmart is close to launching its membership program, in direct competition to online retail giant Amazon.com's overly popular Prime service, according to a published media report, citing sources...

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Amazon Pushes Prime Day To October [Video]

Amazon Pushes Prime Day To October

Amazon Pushes Prime Day To October

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Bezos Richer Than Ever [Video]

Bezos Richer Than Ever

The economy is in a depression. However, Jeff Bezos' net worth has increased. CNN reports that he's now worth nearly $172 billion, a new record for the world's richest person. This week, Bezos beat his..

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Amazon Granting Front-Line Workers $500 Million in Bonuses [Video]

Amazon Granting Front-Line Workers $500 Million in Bonuses

According to CNET, the $500 million will go to those most at risk of being infected with COVID-19.

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Take some profit on COVID-19 stocks: wealth manager [Video]

Take some profit on COVID-19 stocks: wealth manager

Kendall Capital's Clark Kendall says investors should trim their exposure to stocks that have run up on the coronavirus theme such as Zoom and Amazon. Rather, he tells Reuters' Fred Katayama they..

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Amazon Pledges $2 Billion Investment in Clean Energy [Video]

Amazon Pledges $2 Billion Investment in Clean Energy

On Tuesday, Amazon announced it will launch the Climate Pledge Fund with the $2 billion.

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Zuckerberg, Pichai, Bezos and Cook lambasted in Big Tech hearing

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Lawmakers, United in Their Ire, Lash Out at Big Tech’s Leaders

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Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon go virtually to Washington: Big Tech CEOs questioned over antitrust concerns

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Bezos dodges questions at first Congress hearing

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos dodged tough questions related to new evidence the online retailer stifled competition and raised prices on certain products during a House Judiciary hearing on antitrust trust..
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4 Big Tech CEOs draw scrutiny on Capitol Hill

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Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google defend firms against calls for break-up

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo's ex-wife donates $1.7 billion for social causes

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Washington: MacKenzie Scott, former wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, announced on Tuesday (local time) that she has donated around $1.7 billion (Dh62 billion) to groups involved in philanthropic causes..
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4 Big Tech CEOs getting heat from Congress on competition

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‘Big companies aren’t bad’: Zuckerberg and other tech CEOs to testify in historic antitrust hearing

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Tech giants Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon to face Congress

The bosses of Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon are set to be grilled by Congress.
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Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google Prepare for Their ‘Big Tobacco Moment’

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Amazon takes on supermarkets with free food delivery

Same or next-day delivery will now be free for Prime subscribers in London on orders above £40.
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Revealed: new evidence links Brazil meat giant JBS to Amazon deforestation

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New evidence appears to connect JBS, the world’s biggest meat company, to cattle supplied from a farm in the Brazilian Amazon which is under sanction for illegal deforestation. This is the fifth time..
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Amazon to create a further 1,000 jobs in Ireland

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Investors will now have greater access to Chinese tech firms including Alibaba, China's answer to Amazon.
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Amazon, Google and Wish remove neo-Nazi products

A BBC investigation finds white-supremacist books and merchandise for sale on top retail platforms.
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20 brilliant things under $10 on Amazon that will improve your life

You don't have to spend a lot on good quality gadgets. From a Scrigit scraper to a Maxsoft scalp brush, the best Amazon has to offer costs less than $10.
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Google Cloud Claims Another Win With Box Partnership

google cloud claims another win with box partnership
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Amazon releasing boxes with instructions on how to transform boxes into rockets, cars

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Amazon introducing new boxes that can be recycled into cat condos, forts and other creations

Your next Amazon order might be delivered in a new sustainable box with less packaging that can be recycled into a fort, robot or other creation.
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Jeff Bezos Is Worth Nearly $200 Billion Amid Worst Crisis in 90 Years

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Is Amazon Engaged in Deceptive Practices, Fraud and Discrimination Against Black Authors?

Is Amazon Engaged in Deceptive Practices, Fraud and Discrimination Against Black Authors? Evidence proves that since May, 2020 African American authors increased published material about Race and..
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Amazon soya and beef exports 'linked to deforestation'

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India's richest man takes on Amazon, Walmart in e-commerce gamble

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Twitter hackers divert bitcoin spoils to other accounts

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Could Google and Facebook become the world's new colonialists?

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Amazon's hand-washing policy in spotlight

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Kayaks, paddle boards, and canoes are selling out—here's where to still buy them

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Amazon bans TikTok for employees, but flips back hours later

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