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Amazon hit with record $888M fine over GDPR violations...
EU data protection laws look to be incompatible with the way the online retailer processes customer information, according to Luxembourg.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-30 13:36 UTC
The FTC is reportedly investigating Amazon's purchase of MGM...
Amazon's buyout of MGM might take much longer than planned. The Information sources say the Federal Trade Commission has launched an "in-depth" investigation into Amazon's MGM purchase over the potential for antitrust abuse. Officials are
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-11 00:19 UTC
Amazon's AWS buys message encrypting service Wickr...
Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing unit has bought encrypted messaging platform Wickr to enable secure communication as employees largely work from home, the company said on Friday. Wickr, a startup founded by privacy advocates, offers to help develop s
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-25 19:23 UTC
A fired Amazon worker is trying to unionize four NYC-area facilities...
Fired warehouse worker Christian Smalls is helping to lead the initiative. He created The Congress of Essential Workers, which grew into the Amazon Labor Union.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-04-28 21:17 UTC
Amazon says more than 19,000 workers got Covid-19...
The company said it has counted 19,816 confirmed or presumed Covid-19 cases across its front-line employees in the U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-01 22:35 UTC
Walmart Plus vs. Amazon Prime: Is grocery delivery or streaming more important?...
Walmart's new delivery service will compete with Amazon on groceries and other products. Here's how the two compare on price, free trials and number of products and features available.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-11 14:26 UTC
Amazon calls for 'swift investigation' into cop who pinned down a black delivery driver for parking...
The man - who is black - was delivering an Amazon package in Michigan on Tuesday when the patrol officer asked: 'Why are you on the wrong side of the road? You're not Post Office.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-11 01:06 UTC
Amazon warehouse workers plan walkout over coronavirus...
Workers in Staten Island, New York, say the e-commerce giant is not doing enough to protect them from getting sick.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-30 17:26 UTC
Amazon Closes New York Delivery Station After Worker Tests Positive for Coronavirus...
E-commerce giant Amazon has reportedly shut down a small New York warehouse temporarily after learning that one of its workers tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-19 17:18 UTC
Amazon Stops Shipments of 'Non-Essential' Items...
Amazon announced it will suspend stocking non-essential items at distribution centers to focus on “high-demand” critical items. The suspension is slated to last until April 5. It appears the suspension of certain items only applies to items that are “fulfilled by Amazon.” Orders that are fulfilled
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-18 03:02 UTC
Amazon Suspends Third-Party Fulfillment On Anything But Medical Supplies and Household Staples...
Amazon will stop independent third-party sellers on its platform from selling anything but medical supplies and household staples in the United States and the European Union. Amazon made the announcement to sellers through an email sent Tuesday morning an
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-17 15:16 UTC
Amazon is selling its cashierless checkout tech to other retailers...
The online retail giant says it wants more people to experience Just Walk Out shopping.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-09 16:08 UTC
Report: 3,200 Amazon Delivery Drivers to Be Laid Off in April...
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As many as 3,200 Amazon delivery drivers will be laid off by the end of April due to the company cutting ties with contractors, a recent report states.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-02 21:24 UTC
This is Amazon's newest grocery store concept...
Amazon owns around 500 Whole Foods stores. But the company's plan to win more of America's grocery spending stretches far beyond operating an organic chain.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 23:56 UTC
Amazon Promises 1 Million New Jobs in India by 2025...
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E-commerce giant Amazon has attempted to address the Indian government's issues with the company's plans to set up shop in the country by promising to create 1 million new jobs in India by 2025.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-18 18:08 UTC
New York offered to pay part of Amazon workers' salaries in early HQ2 bid...
It's no secret that New York's bid for Amazon's HQ2 fell apart due to objections from officials and activists, but it now appears that the state was initially prepared to make far more concessions than you might have expected. The Wall Street
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-05 07:48 UTC
Google, Facebook, Amazon employees bankrolling Elizabeth Warren's campaign, despite promise to break up big tech...
In the second fundraising quarter, Warren -- a fierce consumer advocate -- pulled in about $102,000 from big tech companies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 17:23 UTC
This Is What Amazon Looks Like Broken Into Pieces...
Will the FTC suggest that Amazon.com be broken into pieces, thus blunting its power in both the e-commerce and cloud marketplaces? Amazon has three large segments, so cutting it up would not be difficult.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-03 12:46 UTC
Amazon Offers Employees Startup Cash To Quit Their Jobs And Start Delivery Business For Company...
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Amazon is working to increase delivery speeds and will now offer employees up to $10,000 in startup costs who quit their jobs and start their own business helping the company deliver packages.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-13 17:11 UTC
Finally! Google-Amazon cold war thaws as YouTube comes to Fire TV...
The companies are bringing their streaming apps to each other's TV tools.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-18 14:46 UTC
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