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Amazon to retrain a third of its US workforce

Amazon.com Inc. plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees do their jobs....

Amazon to retrain a third of its US workforce

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Amazon to Retrain a Third of Its U.S. Workforce Amazon.com plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees do their jobs....
16:34, 2019-07-11

Amazon reportedly plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workforce in new skills Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs or find new careers, The Wall Street Journal reported....
13:17, 2019-07-11

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of US employees Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said that it will provide its workers with the skills to transition into software engineerin...
16:17, 2019-07-11

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "upskill" training designed to move people in position......
17:34, 2019-07-11

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages and the EU announcing that it is now weighing antit...
17:00, 2019-07-19

Amazon Says It Will Retrain Workers It’s Automating Out of Jobs. But Does 'Upskilling' Even Work? Amazon made waves when it announced late last week that it planned to spend $700 million to retrain one-third of its U.S. workforce—100,000 employees—as part of its ‘Upskilling 2025’ initiative. The sizable commitment, which the Wall Street Journal notes is “among the biggest corporate retraining in...
00:51, 2019-07-16

Amazon Plans to Spend $700 Million Retraining Its Workforce Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more technical jobs at Amazon or elsewhere....
12:17, 2019-07-12

Ford to cut 10 per cent of its global workforce News 20 May, 2019 Ford has confirmed it will cut 7,000 employees worldwide by the end of August to make an annual saving of £470 million...
23:34, 2019-05-21

To prepare today’s workforce for AI, they must understand it’s not a threat For countless businesses across all industries and around the world, AI is dominating mindshare to impossible-to-ignore levels. It’s all entrepreneurs and business leaders can talk about: What does a future with AI look like? What are the gains that AI can make for my company? What are the losses? W...
13:34, 2019-07-16

U.S. Steel's Slovak plant cutting around a fifth of its workforce United States Steel Corp's factory in Slovakia will lay off 2,500 people, or around a fifth of its workforce, by the end of 2021 to deal with a difficult steel market, the company said on Friday....
16:17, 2019-07-19

San Miguel High School students out in the workforce TUCSON – At News 4 Tucson we love to teach future journalists the ways of the industry and we are happy to welcome a new member of our intern team, Jason Bailey! Bailey is a freshman at San Miguel High School. This is part of the school’s “Corporate Work Program” where studen...
07:00, 2019-07-20

UPDATE 2-Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes more than 70% of workforce China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said it is slashing more than 600 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States after being placed on a trade blacklist by the U.S. government....
04:00, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-U.S. Steel's Slovak plant to cut workforce by around a fifth United States Steel Corp's factory in Slovakia will lay off 2,500 people, or around a fifth of its workforce, by the end of 2021 as it tries to compete with a glut of cheap steel imports from non-EU countries, it said on Friday....
18:34, 2019-07-19

Lab Startup uBiome Laying Off About Half Of Global Workforce Lab-testing startup uBiome is laying off about half its global workforce, the latest sign of turmoil after it suspended testing of its clinical products and had leadership shake-ups and an FBI search of its San Francisco offices....
23:51, 2019-07-10

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce CHICAGO (AP) — A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds workers under 50 were signi...
16:00, 2019-06-06

U.S. shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources cuts 25% of workforce Pioneer Natural Resources Co, one of the largest producers in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, announced on Tuesday that it had cut about a quarter of its workforce to save costs and boost shareholder value....
00:17, 2019-05-22

Graphic: America's economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce Data released on Friday showed a return to strong job growth in the United States, allaying some fears the U.S. economy is on a short path to recession. But the data also reinforced the view that economic growth is slowing....
18:17, 2019-07-05

Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15% Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its approximately 300-person Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year....
02:34, 2019-07-13

Dell and Microsoft pour millions into A.I. start-ups that are reshaping the workforce Dell and Microsoft venture capital arms are investing in AI start-ups that have products to help companies manage data and harness machine learning to gain a competitive advantage....
22:17, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15% Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its approximately 300-person Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year....
04:00, 2019-07-13

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools which mimics human action and can automate high-v...
01:00, 2019-07-17

Legg Mason cuts about 12% of workforce days after naming Trian's Peltz to board Legg Mason Inc said on Thursday that the mutual fund company is cutting 120 jobs, or about 12% of its corporate workforce, with the step coming only days after the appointment of Trian Fund Management LP's Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
03:17, 2019-05-24

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices are already great value given the high quality you get in your hands.We really want to help you beat those standard Kindle prices and given Amazon Prime ...
19:17, 2019-07-12

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals with a kickoff set to begin at midnight PT...
20:17, 2019-06-27

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, dangerous. “I didn’t know there were job...
19:34, 2019-07-03

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will be able to shop on the Global Store until the sale...
12:34, 2019-07-02

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
16:17, 2019-05-27

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

Get £10 off a £25 spend at Amazon when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering £10 off a £25 shop if you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension. The deal is open to Amazon Prime users who install Amazon Assistant for the first time between July 1 and July 14.Amazon Assistant is available for all major browsers, in...
12:34, 2019-07-02

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Business Insider Intelligence research through your co...
09:00, 2019-07-08

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be applied next time you spend $50/£25.Amazon Assi...
15:00, 2019-07-08

Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: which Amazon tablet is best for you Amazon’s range of Fire HD tablets aren’t exactly processing powerhouses, nor are they portable cinemas or games consoles – but you wouldn’t expect them to be at their incredibly low price tag.Costing less than all but the cheapest smartphones, the Amazon Fire HD tablets a...
18:34, 2019-05-30

What Was Your First Amazon Purchase? It’s been 25 whole years since Amazon burst onto the scene as an online bookseller in July of 1994. Now, it’s a giant, package-delivering behemoth that despite some unsavory headlines, all of us probably use because it’s just so damn convenient.Read more......
17:00, 2019-07-05

Only Pay for Amazon Prime When You Need It When you think of what it costs to get fast delivery through Amazon Prime, you probably think of the annual membership for $119. And that might just be too high for you. I know that annual fee made me stop and think about whether the service was worth it as soon as it inched up over that $100 mark ...
00:51, 2019-07-06

Does Amazon Really Pay No Taxes? Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon paid no 2018 federal taxes. A closer look at the internet giant’s tax disclosures over several years paints a more intricate picture....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Organize Amazon for Hector Hector Figueroa died just a few days before Prime Day. Perhaps he could have appreciated the humor in that. There is only one way to honor his memory: to finally unionize the workers of the gargantuan, monopolistic, oppressive national crisis called Amazon....
17:34, 2019-07-15

How to Get One-Day Free Shipping From Amazon In case two-day shipping wasn’t quick enough for some customers, Amazon just rolled out free, one-day shipping on millions of items. The company announced Monday that the perk is now available to Prime members in the continental U.S. on more than 10 million items....
17:17, 2019-06-04

19 Tricks to Get More Out of Your Amazon Account If you’re one of the millions of people on the planet with an Amazon account, you’ve probably never come close to using all of its services, apps, labyrinthine website menus, and settings screens. Here are 19 tricks to get more out of your Amazon account. Read more......
18:17, 2019-06-12

Is Amazon Prime Worth It? If you’re not already an Amazon Prime member, the service’s price hikes from $79 to $99 and most recently to $119 might have you wondering if it’s even worth signing up....
19:17, 2019-06-27

Amazon’s latest drone will fly itself The online retailer said it could start making drone deliveries to consumers’ homes in just months, the latest in a string of Amazon promises that have yet to materialize about package-delivering fliers....
02:00, 2019-06-06

How to Prepare for Amazon Prime Day Prime Day 2019 will be two days: July 15 and 16. Here are the deals to expect, how to shop if you’re not a Prime member, and how not to regret your purchases....
19:00, 2019-06-27

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get right now In preparation for Prime Day, Amazon is still running great deals on baking sheets, essential oil diffusers, label makers, and more.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

The 10 best Amazon devices to look out for during Prime Day Prime Day is expected to have a ton of great deals on Amazon devices like Echoes, Fire sticks, Ring doorbells, and more.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

R.I.P. Amazon Restaurants delivery Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone? Pour one out for Amazon Restaurants delivery service, the four-year-old program that was essentially UberEats or Seamless, but for Amazon Prime members. GeekWire reports Amazon will shut down the service, currently operat...
00:17, 2019-06-12

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can already get Amazon Prime Day is more than three weeks away but you can still get great deals on Amazon Echoes, Fire TVs, nugget ice makers, and more.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-28

You can get 10% off the new Apple AirPods at Amazon Apple is notorious for rarely discounting its products, and its true wireless AirPods are no exception – particularly as they've been given a recent upgrade in the form of the AirPods (2019). That's why we were surprised to see that the Apple earbuds have been given a 10% disco...
18:34, 2019-06-28

5 tips to get the most out of Amazon Prime Day Don't miss out on any of the best Prime Day deals! Here are 5 tips on how to get ready before the big day.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-13

The genius behind Amazon’s Prime Day Stop for a minute and think of the sheer brilliance of last week’s Prime Day. It’s become a thing now, a big multibillion-dollar worldwide two-day event — Black Friday with no lines! And like the iPod, the iPhone and online shopping in general, it’s one of those things you never knew you needed or e...
18:34, 2019-07-21

Amazon Fire 7 (2019): You get what you pay for Despite having Android under the hood, Amazon's Fire tablets have traditionally had a very different purpose than the usual Android slate. Instead of trying to be an all-in-one workhorse, like some of Samsung's Galaxy offerings, Amazon's Fire tab......
21:00, 2019-06-19

Amazon’s Alexa may soon know if you’re happy or sad Amazon's Alexa team is exploring ways to detect human emotion like happiness, sadness, and anger with machine learning and audio recordings.Read More...
23:17, 2019-07-08

What is Amazon Music Unlimited? If you’re looking for unlimited, ad-free music across devices and you’re already an Amazon customer, it could be time to check out the online shopping giant’s Music Unlimited service, which challenges Apple Music, Spotify and YouTube Music head-on with aggressively priced subscr...
14:00, 2019-07-23

Protests during Amazon Prime Day Amazon faced protests on its fifth annual Amazon Prime Day. While the Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth said it is offering more than a million deals, a demonstration was seen outside a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota. (July 16)        ...
11:00, 2019-07-16

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says ecommerce giant Amazon is interested....
22:17, 2019-06-01

|OPINION:Sorry,Amazon.KimKardashianisnowastore Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted....
11:34, 2019-06-01

Buy the Best Gas Grill, And Amazon Will Pay For Assembly As far as gas grills go, the Weber Spirit II is the be-all, end-all. Now, you can get it delivered from Amazon, complete with free expert assembly, so you can focus on the rest of your barbecue preparations....
23:34, 2019-05-30

What is Amazon Kindle Unlimited? Remember libraries - those big buildings filled with books? If you’re anything like us, you haven’t been in one since university. That said, digital libraries are very much alive, with services like Rakuten Overdrive, Borrowbox or RB Digital renting out eBooks to online library members...
14:00, 2019-07-23

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Everything You Need to Know We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:51, 2019-07-08

Amazon will open 10 stores across the UK Beginning today, Amazon will open 10 brick and mortar stores in locations throughout the UK as part of a scheme which it claims will help small businesses combine online and in-person sales....
12:34, 2019-06-03

De Blasio says NYC is ‘very jaded’ about Amazon Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the e-tailing giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have — that they’re going to expand their presence......
00:17, 2019-05-29

The best Amazon Prime Day deal yet? Echo Dot is down to $22 / £22 Amazon Prime Day has started super early for those looking for a great deal on the Echo Dot, with the price slashed both sides of the Atlantic.In the US, this Alexa-powered speaker is down to just $22 from $49.99 for Prime members - whereas in the UK it's an almost identical saving, lopping a m...
03:17, 2019-07-15

EU to investigate Amazon over use of sellers' data The EU's competition regulator is to investigate the use of sellers' data by Amazon - the latest big multinational firm to face pressure over exploitation of customer information....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. According to VentureBeat, this is what Amazon showed off last week at its re: Mars conference when it unveiled a preview of Alexa Conversations. Found in Ama...
00:01, 2019-06-16

Here’s What’s New on Amazon Prime in June 2019 In case you haven’t yet seen Captain Marvel since it premiered in March, the Marvel Cinematic Universe film is among dozens of movie and series options coming to Amazon Prime Video in June. Older movies like 2009’s Law Abiding Citizen, the thriller starring Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx, ...
04:17, 2019-05-31

Look Upon What Amazon Hath Designed, for It Soon Will Blanket the Sky If you’ve ever gazed upon the sky and thought, look at all the space for more shit up there, then you are not alone. Amazon too sees our beautiful blue airspace as prime real estate for getting junk to you even faster.Read more......
23:17, 2019-06-05

Amazon shares how it leverages AI throughout the business From technology that drives Amazon Go stores to new package sorting technology, Amazon executives at re:Mars shared new details about AI innovation across every step of its e-commerce operations....
22:51, 2019-06-05

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
07:51, 2019-07-16

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
00:51, 2019-06-13

EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data The European Commission announced Wednesday it has opened an antitrust investigation into whether U.S. retail giant Amazon uses sensitive vendor data to gain a competitive advantage....
15:34, 2019-07-17

Amazon Prime Day Sale: Best Offers Available on the Last Day Amazon Prime Day 2019 sale has entered its last day. The sale will end at midnight tonight, July 16, and we've handpicked the best deals and offers available today....
09:17, 2019-07-16

Kohl’s now accepting Amazon returns Starting today, Kohl’s is accepting Amazon returns at more than one thousand stores nationwide. The retailer will pack your items and ship them back to Amazon for free. The company tested the program earlier this year in 1-hundred stores. Just go to Amazon’s on-line return center, select...
06:00, 2019-07-09

The best non-Amazon sales and deals happening now Thought Prime Day was the only sales event going on? Think again. You can actually score huge deals at some of your favorite retailers right now.       ...
07:17, 2019-07-16

Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 Prime Day 2019 is only days away, but that isn't stopping Amazon Australia from offering early promotions exclusively for its Prime members.Existing Aussie Prime members who have never tried Amazon's Music Unlimited service before can sign up now and get four months of tunes for just $0.99...
05:17, 2019-07-04

How Best Buy came back from the brink of death and took on Amazon Best Buy was a behemoth in electronics retail that nearly died. It engineered a miraculous turnaround, and now a new CEO intends to keep the momentum....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Does Amazon really pay no taxes? Here’s the complicated answer Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon.com Inc. paid no 2018 federal taxes as they press for changes in the tax system....
01:34, 2019-06-15

I bought AirPods on Amazon Prime Day even though I don't 'need' them Update: This Apple AirPods deals is still available (no it didn't sell out like some sites were predicting), however, it is a bit backordered until next week. However, the actual AirPods deal is still in place, so you'll save money in any event.Confession: I bought the Apple AirPods 2019 o...
06:00, 2019-07-17

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default shipping option for all prime members. Bu...
17:17, 2019-06-14

Amazon unveils the $90 Echo Show 5 Amazon usually saves its big product reveals for the fall, but it's shaking things up this year. Today, it unveiled its latest take on the smart display, the Amazon Echo Show 5. That's right, I said 5, even though this is only the third iteration of......
17:34, 2019-05-29

LG W30, W10 to Go on Sale in India Today via Amazon: All You Need to Know LG W30 and W10 will go on sale again in India today. This is the second time that the duo will go on sale since their launch in the country late last month....
04:34, 2019-07-10

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get this Friday Prime Day is about a week and a half away, but you can still save big on everything from clay masks to the Kasa Smart plug and more.       ...
19:01, 2019-07-05

New Amazon patent could mean Alexa really is always listening Worried that not enough of your home life is being recorded? Amazon has filed a patent for something called "pre-wakeword speech processing", which could lay the groundwork for an always-on Alexa device that never stops recording.The patent (via Gizmodo) was filed on January 24, and specifies "a sys...
11:34, 2019-05-28

Here's what's coming to Amazon Prime in July You know how it is: You’re just trying to live your life one day, spending time with your girlfriend, going for a walk, all that normal stuff. And then one of those ding-dang superheroes suddenly explodes her into a million little pieces because he wasn’t paying enough attention while fighting someo...
06:17, 2019-06-20

The best Amazon Prime Day deals could be these ETFs Amazon Prime Day has market watchers hunting for deals on and offline, and ProShares strategist Simeon Hyman has a few suggestions for how to play the e-commerce boom....
18:51, 2019-07-16

Amazon is using Prime Day this year to try to win in fashion The market for apparel and accessories globally is worth more than $1 trillion, so Amazon clearly sees there's a lot at stake here. It's using Prime Day to tout fashion deals....
16:51, 2019-07-15

The best Amazon Prime Day deals in 2019 The ultimate Amazon Prime Day deals list is here, and while you were sleeping, we put together what's worth buying today and tomorrow and left out what's not. Prime Day 2019 is when you can buy everything at a discount this summer, and not just from Amazon, as other online retailers s...
16:51, 2019-07-15

AOC attacks Amazon with ‘absurd’ allegations In case you missed it, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — aka AOC — picked quite a fight last week. On ABC News’ “This Week” last Sunday, she attacked Amazon for paying entry-level, order-fulfillment center workers a starting wage of $15 per hour, which happens to be twice the federally mandated minimum wag...
11:34, 2019-06-23

Amazon Has Set Its Sights on That New Lord of the Rings MMO Last year, it was announced that Middle-Earth’s latest foray into the world of gaming would be a new Massively Multiplayer Online RPG from Chinese developer Leyou Technologies, set long before the events of Tolkien’s books. Sound familiar to another big Lord of the Rings project kicking around? Well...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Best Kindle 2019: which Amazon ereader should you buy? If you've landed here, it's likely you're after an ereader. In 2019, the rule is that the best ereaders are, generally, devices made by Amazon, and we've reviewed them all so you can find the best Kindle for you.There are a few devices worth getting, such as the Kobo Forma, but m...
03:51, 2019-06-24

You can now buy a rosé spray bottle on Amazon for under $10 Amazon You can now buy a spray bottle that looks exactly like a bottle of rosé on Amazon. The Framar rosé spray bottle costs $9.49 at the time of writing, and is Prime eligible. If you prefer a stiffer drink, Amazon also sells Jack Daniels-inspired whiskey spray bottles from Segbeauty...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Here Are the Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for Readers If you’re looking to catch up on summer reading, there are plenty of deals through Amazon’s Prime Day to help keep you busy with books for the rest of the season. Prime Day 2019 began this morning and lasts for a full 48 hours, so Prime Members have until the end of the day Tuesday to st...
19:17, 2019-07-15

Amazon unveils new delivery drone Amazon announced June 5 it would start delivering products to customers using drones in just months. Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Washington Post....
00:01, 2019-06-06

How to Get a $5,000 Amazon Credit: Buy a House Through Realogy The online retailer is teaming with an owner of real estate brokerage firms to offer home buyers free Alexa speakers and services like furniture assembly....
16:00, 2019-07-23

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focused exercise or a seven-minute full body. Here's how....
22:00, 2019-06-07

Amazon to add over 2,000 jobs in Britain this year Amazon will add over 2,000 permanent jobs in Britain this year, taking the U.S. retail giant's UK workforce to more than 29,500, it said on Wednesday....
03:34, 2019-07-03

Amazon has already renewed 'The Boys' for a second season Amazon is apparently confident The Boys will prove a hit -- so confident that it's committing to more before the Prime Video show is even available. The company has renewed its ugly-side-of-superheroes production for a second season days ahead of th......
05:17, 2019-07-22

Amazon's re:Mars serves up AI inspiration The burgeoning world of AI has generated a whole host of serious challenges, as well as skepticism about its business value, but Amazon's new conference serves as a reminder of why it generates so much excitement....
06:17, 2019-06-05

Amazon's $50 Fire tablet is bad — you can get a much better version for just $10 more Amazon's new Fire 7 tablet has a rock-bottom $50 price tag, but the Fire HD 8 is a much better deal -- it's only $10 more and offers longer battery life, better speakers, a sharper display and more....
19:01, 2019-06-10

Where to Get Prime Day Deals Without Shopping Amazon If you’re not a fan of Amazon, or you’re just weary of the hubbub about Prime Day deals, never fear: every other retailer in the land is having sale of its own on July 15 and 16 as well. You’ve got plenty of options for deals on summertime shopping—be it of the back-to-school, moving, or late-summer...
21:51, 2019-07-12

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get this Saturday Prime Day is fast approaching, and we're already seeing some fantastic deals on Fire TVs, Instant Pots, and more.       ...
01:17, 2019-06-30

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
19:00, 2019-07-12

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get this Wednesday Prime Day is right around the corner, but you don't have to wait until July 15 to save on all your favorite products.       ...
18:17, 2019-07-03

Amazon’s Best Prime Day Tech Deals (So Far) Prime Day, Amazon’s made-up summer shopping extravaganza, is back again, and this year, it’s going into overtime. Prime Day is now a 48-hour event, giving you two days to get your hands on some discounted goods. Amazon’s self-made holiday originally began as a celebration of its 2...
01:51, 2019-07-13

At re:MARS, Amazon sells itself as an AI innovator As the major cloud providers compete for customers with a growing number of AI services, Amazon is attempting to bolster its reputation in the field....
23:17, 2019-06-07

27 weird products you can buy on Amazon (that are actually worth it) What's more fun than finding something really weird that's perfect to solve that one annoying problem? These 27 products do just that.       ...
02:34, 2019-07-01

How Amazon Will Trick You Into Buying More on Prime Day If you want to save money on Prime Day, Amazon will be offering plenty of deals. So many, in fact, that you might end up spending more than you planned.Read more......
17:34, 2019-07-12

How to Support the Amazon Prime Day Strike For the second year in a row, Amazon workers are planning to strike on Prime Day. In 2018, Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Poland, and Spain went on strike during Prime Day; this year, fulfillment center workers in Minnesota have planned a similar strike, in part due to Amazon’s recent announce...
18:17, 2019-07-12

Should You Get Amazon's New Card for People With Bad Credit? If you have bad credit or no credit and really love shopping with Amazon, ecommerce’s big daddy has a new credit card option to consider....
23:34, 2019-06-10

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon and its smart devices, as well as for its smart assistant. With the proliferation of Alexa in ......
18:17, 2019-05-21

Foragers may have settled in the Amazon 10,000 years ago Human burial sites and evidence of hunting, foraging and a cooking hearth reveal that foragers lived in the Amazon thousands of years earlier than we thought...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Amazon is selling suncream that 'burns fat' as you tan WANT to burn fat ahead of your summer holiday? Apparently, you can lose weight as you tan by applying Sunshapers sun cream. Here's all you need to know....
20:17, 2019-07-01

Amazon opens its second Go store in New York Amazon's brick and mortar empire continues to expand, after the company opened its second, larger cashier-free store in Park Avenue, New York City today....
12:34, 2019-06-11

FedEx to End U.S. Express Business With Amazon FedEx is ending its air-shipping contract with Amazon in the U.S., signaling the delivery company no longer wants to fly packages for an online retailer that is developing its own delivery network....
05:34, 2019-06-08

Amazon’s best-selling pants are $26 and flatter your ‘bum’ At first glance, Amazon’s best-selling Grace Karin high-waist stretchy trousers might look like a business basic in the front, but based off online shoppers’ rave reviews they’re more of a party — aka “flattering for a curvy bum” — in the back. What makes this pair of pants t...
02:34, 2019-07-23

Amazon’s Fire TV Recast DVR box is $100 off today If you've been considering a Fire TV Recast, now is the time to buy - the DVR is on sale for its lowest price ever. From today, the Recast is on sale for $129.99, a saving of $100....
12:51, 2019-07-01

Ice T says Amazon drivers should wear uniforms Ice T tweeted he almost shot an Amazon driver who was "creeping up to my crib" to complete a delivery because the driver had no signifiers who he was.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

The weirdest products we've seen on Amazon We spend our days searching the web for the best deals, and we tend to come across some weird stuff while doing so. Here are some of the weirdest products we've ever seen on Amazon.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Amazon cancels Sneaky Pete In a trick that it probably picked up from Prime users who cancel just after the holidays, Amazon is continuing its trend of killing off shows right after they air new seasons. In May, the super-retailer/streaming service canceled The Tick shortly after the premiere of its second season, and now Var...
09:51, 2019-06-05

EXPLAINER-What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Amazon Offers Sellers a Leg Up, With a Catch Amazon is offering independent merchants on its platform marketing support, product reviews and prominent display. The catch? Amazon gains the right to purchase a merchant’s brand at any time for a fixed price, often $10,000....
18:17, 2019-07-18

Amazon wants to use its drones to watch your home Amazon has filed a patent that proposes, in part, to use a drone to keep tabs on your home. The patent, “Unmanned aerial vehicle-based surveillance as a service,” discusses “surveillance alerts” and “surveillance action” done for a property. The patent was first spotted by The Telegraph. “The delive...
02:00, 2019-06-28

Ice-T says he ‘almost shot’ an Amazon delivery driver 'Message to Amazon: Now that you have regular people making your home deliveries,' the actor said on Twitter, 'Maybe they should wear a Vest with AMAZON DELIVERY on it.'...
20:00, 2019-05-23

Amazon Prime Day Will Last 48 Hours This Year. Here’s What to Know Prime Day, Amazon’s big annual sale, will last two full days this year, the company revealed Tuesday. Amazon Prime subscribers will start seeing Prime Day deals at 12:00am PST on Monday, July 15th, and they will last through 11:59pm PST on Tuesday, July 16th. During Prime Day, Amazon typically...
22:51, 2019-06-27

The best Amazon Prime deals on smartphones Amazon Prime has always offered sweet deals on phones for its members, though with a bit of a catch. If you went for one of the alluring offers, you'd have to put up with ads on your lock screen. This was a non-issue for some people, but many others did not take as kindly to it. Fortunately, the com...
14:51, 2019-06-12

Amazon to End Its Restaurant Delivery Service Amazon Restaurants, which was available in nearly 200 American cities, will officially close on June 24. The company says it will focus on grocery delivery....
00:17, 2019-06-12

Don't Forget Your Vitamins With This Amazon Gold Box Hey y’all, just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean chewable vitamins are in your past. (They’re not.) If anything they can be a sweet reminder to live your life with joy. Better yet, you can get them for a lot less today....
04:34, 2019-05-23

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 laptop is nearly $300 off on Amazon Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is one of the most stylish and powerful 2-in-1 laptops out there. For a limited time, the device is nearly $300 off on Amazon, making it one of the lowest prices we've seen for the Surface Pro 6. The laptop comes with an Intel Core i5...
03:51, 2019-06-28

Amazon is developing a new wearable that does something no device has ever done before According to internal documents scanned by Bloomberg, Amazon is working on a voice-activated wrist-worn wearable with a special feature; it will be able to read human emotions. The device will work with a smartphone app and is equipped with microphones. The sound of the user's voice will go through ...
03:51, 2019-05-24

Amazon has bought yet another soccer documentary Amazon is getting to set to stream the Premier League this year, and even though it only has 20 mid-week matches, it wants to multiply the impact as much as possible. To that end, it announced that it has acquired a four-part documentary on BVB Borus......
02:34, 2019-07-18

Amazon shuts down its restaurant delivery business in the US Amazon Restaurants' closure in London might have just been the beginning of the service's complete shutdown. According to GeekWire, the company's food delivery offering will only be serving customers in the US until later this month. A spokesperson t......
14:34, 2019-06-11

Protesters Disrupt Amazon Event Over Its Ties With ICE Demonstrators disrupted an Amazon event in New York, voicing opposition to the company’s ties to entities that enforce the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration....
01:34, 2019-07-12

Amazon’s making a Lord of the Rings MMO set pre-trilogy Amazon today revealed the long-rumored Lord of the Rings MMO that’s in the works is being developed in collaboration with its internal Amazon Game Studios — meaning we’ll soon get both a new Rings game and that TV show it’s already revealed. There’s no word yet on a story or setting. Amazon Game Stu...
03:34, 2019-07-11

‘Jaded’ de Blasio has bungled NYC’s relationship with Amazon Last week in an exclusive story in The Post, it was reported that Amazon is looking very closely at a couple of extremely large spaces in Midtown. While most mayors would be thrilled and bending over backward, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio — Bungling Bill — feels “jaded” that Amazon is now choosing ...
06:00, 2019-06-02

FedEx drops Amazon (at least for Express shipments in the US) FedEx announced today that it won't renew its FedEx Express US contract with Amazon. Instead it will "focus on serving the broader e-commerce market." While Amazon relies on other carriers, usually UPS and the United States Postal Service, FedEx is a......
01:51, 2019-06-08

The best selling unlocked phone at Amazon might surprise you Google hit a home run with its mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Priced at $399 and $479 respectively, the phones offer the same outstanding photographic experience that the Pixel line has been known for, but at half the price. In fact, if you are a big fan of the Google ecosystem, a case can be m...
07:00, 2019-06-17

Amazon, Alibaba Battle for Web Sales During Ramadan Big online retailers including Amazon and Alibaba are competing more fiercely to gain a foothold in the Arab world during this year’s Ramadan, Islam’s holy month of fasting and gift giving....
13:51, 2019-06-01

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security engineer and business analyst -- a plan to "upskill" 100,000 employees....
16:17, 2019-07-12

Amazon is reportedly working on a better-sounding Echo Despite an influx of new models last year, Amazon's Echo probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of high fidelity. The company wants to change that by introducing a higher-quality version of the Echo to better compete with th......
16:34, 2019-07-12

Amazon's Prime Day Sale Begins Next Week: What You Should Know Amazon's Prime Day 2019 sale begins next week and we've prepared a simple guide to help you with all the information you need before this year's Prime Day sale event....
12:34, 2019-07-12

Are You Ready for Amazon or Comcast to Be the Next Big Wireless Carrier? While the T-Mobile–Sprint merger still hasn’t gotten the green light from the Justice Department, the FCC has already approved the deal and as part of the FCC’s stipulations, T-Mobile/Sprint would be forced to sell off Boost Mobile. However, the more important question is trying to figure out which ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

The Vatican will consider ordaining married men as priests in the Amazon The Vatican will soon consider allowing some married men in the Amazon region of South America to be ordained as priests, in order to help alleviate a shortage of Catholic clergy there....
17:17, 2019-06-17

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike plans Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! Amazon's Prime Day faces a threat, and we're not talking about Target and eBay's competitor sales. We also nail down some more details on Pokémon Sword and Shield, get a better look a......
14:17, 2019-07-09

Amazon seen spreading its tentacles to 5G with T-Mobile interest One influential analyst called Amazon.com's reported interest in the U.S. wireless market "batshit crazy." Another said it was a "trojan horse" to kill off the big wireless players....
23:51, 2019-05-31

Amazon to shutdown US restaurant delivery service NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is closing its U.S. restaurant delivery service, a 4-year-old business that failed to take off amid fierce competition from Uber Eats, Door Dash and others. The service, called Amazon Restaurants, offered delivery in more than 20 cities in the U.S. It was expanded into the Uni...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Amazon Struggles to Advance in Videogame Industry Amazon.com laid off several dozen employees from its division that develops videogames, as the tech giant has struggled to produce a hit and make inroads in the industry....
13:17, 2019-06-17

Is Amazon Looking to Get Back Into the Mobile Phone Business? If Amazon pursues an acquisition of Boost, it would likely price its phone plans disruptively low and bundle them in some way to drive more Prime memberships, a person familiar with Amazon's thinking......
21:34, 2019-06-08

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last year. A......
18:34, 2019-07-12

Prime Day pro tip: Find extra deals with Amazon's app By Nathan Burrow Amazon Prime Day 2019 will begin July 15, and we're getting ready to bring you all the best deals on Wirecutter picks and recommendations from our expert staff. Bookmark our Deals page, follow Wirecutter Deals on Twitter, and sign u......
08:01, 2019-07-14

Amazon plans to spend $700 million on this new initiative Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs.       ...
15:51, 2019-07-11

Amazon sells do-it-yourself tiny home kits for as little as $6,000 For less than $6,000 you can buy a rustic, log cabin-style tiny house on Amazon. Some of the homes ship for free.       ...
15:17, 2019-07-09

Aussies can get $10 off any Amazon order in this Prime Day promo Australia's second edition of Amazon Prime Day is just a few sleeps away but the promos from the e-commerce giant just keep coming. After offering extended free trial periods for both Audible and Kindle Unlimited, and making international Prime eligible purchases free (with no minimum spen...
03:01, 2019-07-10

FedEx will stop air shipments of packages for Amazon FedEx is dropping a contract for air shipment of packages for Amazon within the United States, reducing its ties with an online retail giant that is expanding its own delivery business. FedEx said Friday that it will not renew the contract for domestic FedEx Express handling of Amazon shipments when...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Amazon Didn't Cripple Bed Bath & Beyond. Its Own Leaders Did. A crisis at Bed Bath & Beyond that led activist investors to unseat top officials was decades in the making, as a frugal culture that served the retailer well in the past became a hindrance in the e-commerce age....
17:17, 2019-06-02

The best Amazon Prime Day deals on clothing, shoes, and more We've found the best Amazon Prime Day sales for clothing, shoes, accessories, and more, including brands like Under Armour, Adidas, and J. Crew.       ...
19:51, 2019-07-15

Don't Open Any Amazon Prime Day Emails, Just in Case Amazon’s made-up holiday dedicated to “epic deals” and working its warehouse workers to the bone is fast approaching, and so, apparently, are pretty convincing phishing scams disguised as emails from the tech giant.Read more......
00:17, 2019-07-13

Amazon says 10 million items now qualify for 1-day delivery Amazon, which has been working to deliver orders faster, says that more than 10 million items now qualify for next-day delivery. The online shopping giant is in the process of upgrading its Prime membership, which costs $119 a year, to one-day delivery from two-day. Amazon declined to say when the s...
02:51, 2019-06-04

I Used Cash at Amazon's Cashless Store and I'm So Sorry, Rahim “Welcome to Amazon Go,” a cheery man told me, explaining that there were two ways I could shop at the retail giant’s automated convenience store—both of which involved downloading an app. “Oh, I was going to pay cash,” I said. And then it got weird.Read more......
19:51, 2019-06-11

Kohl’s will return your Amazon packages for free It’s a move that sets Kohl’s apart from other retailers striving to compete with Amazon and one that chief executive Michelle Glass said will drive traffic to the company’s brick-and-mortar stores....
09:51, 2019-07-10

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
12:17, 2019-07-10

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available digitally, users will soon be able to ask Alexa questions such as "Alex, how do I treat a migraine?" or "Ale......
13:17, 2019-07-10

Amazon expanding reach in the automotive industry Amazon is expected to grow its Alexa-enabled offerings in the coming months and years, including a significant expansion into the embedded software systems of vehicles....
08:17, 2019-07-13

Amazon is co-developing a 'Lord of the Rings' game Lord of the Rings fans have been patiently waiting for the long-promised Amazon series. While we still don't know when the show will debut or who will star in it, Amazon has more Lord of the Rings news. Today, Amazon Game Studios announced that it's......
17:00, 2019-07-10

Amazon's 'Live Mode' lets you try on makeup via its app Cosmetics giant L'Oreal announced last year that it was buying augmented reality beauty app maker ModiFace. Since then it's deployed virtual makeup try-ons across a number of its own brands, allowing shoppers to test different shades of makeup in a l......
20:51, 2019-06-04

Lady Gaga's cosmetics line is just for Amazon You won't find Lady Gaga's new beauty line at Sephora or Ulta, or even alongside the Fenty counter at your local department store. The songstress announced that Haus Laboratories -- her upcoming line of cosmetics -- will be sold exclusively on Amazon......
07:00, 2019-07-11

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up....
01:00, 2019-06-07

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to access the information through the AI-powered voice a...
09:51, 2019-07-10

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-powered wireless headphones to respond to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant by saying the assistant's name....
19:34, 2019-06-11

Amazon Just Unveiled Its Most Detailed Prime Day Preview Yet Prime Day kicks off at 3AM ET on Monday (and yes, we’ll be up for the start of it), but if you want to start planning out your purchases, Amazon just unveiled a huge list of the upcoming deals....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Amazon to shut restaurant delivery service in U.S Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would end its U.S. restaurant food delivery service on June 24, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub Inc, DoorDash, Uber Technologies' Uber Eats services....
02:00, 2019-06-12

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight of A......
19:34, 2019-06-02

FedEx to end Amazon’s contract for plane service FedEx said on Friday it has decided to not renew its contract with Amazon for US cargo delivery through FedEx Express, the unit that delivers packages on planes. The move comes as Amazon builds out its own delivery network of planes, trucks and vans, a move seen as a long-term challenge to FedEx and...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washington Post reported on Friday.Read more......
22:00, 2019-06-02

How to Enable Notifications for Amazon Prime Day Deals Prime Day 2019 is upon us, and Amazon will be offering steep discounts through July 16. Instead of sitting on the Amazon website waiting for the next Lightning Deal, you can enable mobile and desktop notifications for whatever deals you’re interested in. And in some cases, enabling these notificatio...
22:51, 2019-07-15

Ben Edlund concedes, says there's no saving Amazon's The Tick We’ve reached a weird point in the lifespan of the modern TV ecosystem, where words like “canceled” are no longer automatically synonymous with “So obviously, there won’t be any more of that.” There have now been just enough miraculous saves for shows kicked off their own networks—your Brooklyn Nine...
22:00, 2019-06-15

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
17:00, 2019-06-15

Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currently unspecified, locations coming online later in the yea......
14:00, 2019-06-13

The Morning After: Amazon drones and Uber Copter Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In the lull between WWDC and E3 (remember to tune in for Google's Stadia announcement at noon ET), Amazon's showing off new delivery drones, Uber Copter is ready to take flight and there's some very exciting new......
17:34, 2019-06-06

Amazon, in War With Walmart, Touts One-Day Delivery Gains Amazon said it has made more than 10 million products available for free one-day delivery to Prime members in the U.S., the latest salvo in a battle over speedier shipping speeds with rival Walmart....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Amazon Lays Off Dozens Of Game Developers During E3 Yesterday, as the video game industry’s attention was focused squarely on the final day of the E3 convention in Los Angeles, Amazon’s video game division quietly laid off dozens of employees....
01:34, 2019-06-15

Protect Yourself Against Amazon Prime Day Phishing Scams The great Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us (Monday, July 15, midnight PT). Naturally, Amazon wants you to part with as much of your money as possible, but it isn’t the only one. According to a report from Wired, a big phishing scam called 16Shop is looking to sucker unwary spenders into giving up ...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Save this date for Amazon Prime Day 2019 The rumor mill is abuzz with claims of when Amazon Prime Day will take place this year—this is what we think is going to happen.       ...
00:17, 2019-06-14

Amazon keeps Alexa transcripts unless you manually delete them Back in May, Amazon introduced a new Alexa feature that makes it easy to delete your voice history -- apparently, that could be pretty handy if you don't want Amazon to keep copies of your Alexa conversations. In a letter sent to Sen. Chris Coons fro......
22:51, 2019-07-03

Amazon's Taking Up to $70 Off the Apple Watch Series 4 The Apple Watch as a product line may have had a rocky launch, but its latest iteration, the Series 4, is a seriously impressive leap forward. So whether you’re finally upgrading your original model, or even getting your very first wearable, it’s the one you should buy, especially on sale.Read more....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Amazon's Taking $60-$100 Off Every eero Router Bundle If Amazon’s recent acquisition of eero didn’t scare you off the pioneer in mesh networking, the retailer is celebrating its new networking play-thing with big discounts across the board, for a limited time....
14:38, 2019-05-21

PlayStation Classic price drops to $25 at Best Buy, Amazon We get it -- you really don't like the PlayStation Classic. You've told us, over and over again. We weren't huge fans when we reviewed it, but that was when it cost $100. The price quickly dropped over the next few months, to $60, $40, and even $30.......
16:00, 2019-07-04

Here's What People Thought of Amazon When It First Launched in the Mid-1990s Amazon was founded on July 5, 1994, and launched its online store in 1995, letting people buy books from the comfort of their homes. Twenty-five years after its inception, Amazon now sells everything from taco holders shaped like dinosaurs to tongue brushes that humans can use to lick their cats. An...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Amazon's Blowing Out a Ton of Storage and PC Gear, Today Only Amazon’s marking down a ton of storage devices, plus a few PCs and accessories, in today’s Gold Box. There’s something from everybody here—microSD cards, rugged external drives, and awesome SSDs from companies like SanDisk, Seagate and Western Digital....
14:34, 2019-05-28

Search Amazon's Bestseller Lists on This Site “Search Best Sellers” is a shopping site that helps you find the bestseller lists for every product category on Amazon. As the site explains, while Amazon keeps a list for the most popular products in hundreds of categories, it doesn’t let you search for these lists. Search Best Sellers does....
03:00, 2019-07-05

We Found Them! Amazon's Prime Day Tile Deals Are the Best We've Ever Seen. Can never find your keys? Always losing your wallet in the couch cushions? Never put the dog leash in the same place twice? Tile is the answer to all your woes, especially now that you can replace the battery yourself....
15:00, 2019-07-16

Brazil carving up Amazon at staggering rate Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro are starting to take effect....
06:51, 2019-07-03

Deal: Unlocked Moto G6 with 64GB is $120 off on Amazon The Moto G6 debuted one year ago, but it's still going strong when it comes to sales. The new Moto G7 didn't bring too many improvements hardware-wise, but the advantage is we can get Motorola's latest mid-range smartphone for the same price as the model launched last year.But that doesn't apply whe...
02:17, 2019-06-30

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have — that they’re going to expand their...
20:17, 2019-05-28

How Amazon FBA can help you launch a successful e-commerce business For the uninitiated, FBA, or Fulfillment by Amazon, lets you store your own products for sale in Amazon's fulfillment centers, where they are then picked, packed, shipped all by Amazon. It's an incredibly easy way to scale up a business, and Amazon even provides customer service for the products you...
13:17, 2019-06-21

Virgin TV finally gets Amazon Prime Video Good news for Virgin Media customers: if you have a Virgin TV set top box, you'll now have access to the Amazon Prime Video app.That means no more hooking up your laptop to the TV over HDMI, or weeping over the low resolution of your smartphone when watching Good Omens, The Grand Tour, The Marv...
15:00, 2019-07-22

Amazon, Flipkart Said to Be Unlikely to Fully Participate in CCI Study Amazon and Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets....
22:00, 2019-05-28

16 Amazon Prime secrets you didn't know about You're going to want a Prime membership for Amazon Prime Day. But your membership comes with a ton of other great perks you might not even know about.       ...
21:17, 2019-06-30

Amazon Fire TV gets new live television section If you have an Amazon Fire TV device and you use it to watch live television, you'll be pleased to know that finding live TV channels is about to get easier than ever before.The company has announced that Fire TV devices in the US will be getting a new dedicated 'Live' tab, which the ...
11:34, 2019-07-01

Prime Day promo: Amazon will pay you $10 for more data collection A browser extension from Amazon is being touted on Prime Day for a $10 discount. It's a tool to let Amazon hit you up on desktop with more offers.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-17

The best Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals: Best of the rest This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated li......
11:34, 2019-07-17

Want a Discount on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite? Read on. The previous generation Kindle Paperwhite is the best e-reader for almost everyone, and at $80, it’s a no-brainer for bookworms traveling during the summer vacation....
04:34, 2019-05-23

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon's use of merchants' data triggered an EU antitrust investigation on Wednesday, as regulatory concerns mount around the world on how tech giants exploit customer information to reinforce their market power....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Amazon wants to make a wearable that can read your emotions Would you want your fitness tracker to understand how you're feeling? Amazon is reportedly developing a product that can determine human emotions as well as your overall health and fitness.According to internal documents seen by Bloomberg, the company is working with its partner Lab126 - t...
12:34, 2019-05-24

Prime Day extended: the Amazon Echo Dot is on sale for 50% off While Amazon Prime Day is officially over, there are still some hot deals that are available on the tech giant's site. Our favorite Prime Day extended sale is the Echo Dot smart speaker that's on sale for $24.99. That's a 50% discount and only $3 more than the Prime Day all-time low p...
19:17, 2019-07-17

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the recording could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete it. Read more......
23:17, 2019-07-03

Art connecting the Amazon rainforest and Greenland's glaciers Storms, droughts, floods — climate change has been driving thousands of students to the streets every Friday. But how are artists addressing the subject? Photographer Barbara Dombrowski has forged her own path....
19:51, 2019-05-23

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you abandon Amazon? Imagine your life without Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft. David Gewirtz begins his five-day look at quitting the Big Five tech giants with Amazon. Sure, he can quit. He can quit anytime he wants......
21:17, 2019-05-24

Why these shoppers regret their Amazon Prime Day purchases Amazon Prime Day is over, which means your buyer's remorse might be sinking in. But you're not alone. Here are some tips for what to do next, including course-correcting your finances....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Amazon May Still Expand in NYC After HQ2 Temper Tantrum: Report Well, well, well! It looks like after Amazon’s hilariously dramatic exit from its plans to build its HQ2 facilities in Long Island City, Amazon may be coming to New York after all. The New York Post reported Monday that the company is allegedly exploring office space on Manhattan’s West Side. Big if...
18:34, 2019-05-28

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
01:51, 2019-05-25

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:51, 2019-05-25

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Amazon takes on TCL’s Roku TV with low-cost HDR Fire TV Enlarge / Seeing is believing when it comes to HDR, and this mock-up comparison of the display tech hints at what awaits Toshiba buyers. (Note: The TV pictured above is NOT the one we're writing about today.) (credit: Ars Technica) Things are looking a lot brighter for Amazon's collection of Fire ...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploit customers' information....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Amazon Alexa is rolling out to 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs LG has announced that it's rolling out Amazon Alexa support to its 2019 LG AI ThinQ TVs, which includes its range of LG UHD TVs, NanoCell TVs, and OLED TVs.Amazon's voice assistant joins Google Assistant, which is already supported by LG TVs, meaning LG customers have more choice when it c...
16:51, 2019-05-23

Deal: Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for less than $1 Ahead of the Prime Day deals coming on 15 and 16 July, Amazon is running a promotion on its music streaming service. Unlike many of the previous promotions, this one seems to be available worldwide, so no matter where you live, you should be able to get it if you want to try out Amazon Music Unlimit...
15:34, 2019-06-28

Here’s the new 4K Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision There’s a new Amazon Fire 4K TV ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2019, and it has Dolby Vision, Alexa and an HD antenna for local channels all baked in to the TV.The Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision, as it’s officially called, pairs a big-screen television with a slick Fire TV interfa...
01:34, 2019-06-21

Prime Day 2019: Top kitchen deals right now on Amazon Spring cleaning has given way to summer spending, and now your kitchen needs an update. Jump start healthy eating — it’s bikini weather, after all — with 35 percent off Vitamix Blenders, or finally get what all the Instant Pot hype is about with deep discounts on several models. It...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Amazon Rents More Jets to Expand Next-Day Delivery Amazon.com is expanding its domestic air-cargo operation, renting more small jets to link its distribution centers and extend the reach of its next-day delivery service....
03:00, 2019-06-19

Deal: Get the unlocked Moto G6 64GB for 20% off on Amazon Despite the fact that Motorola has already launched a new lineup of mid-range Android smartphones, the Moto G6 phones are still solid choices for those looking for such devices. US retailers already know that and offer deals on the Moto G6 series more often than not.If you don't mind having Amazon a...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Amazon Cloud Cam: everything you need to know about the Alexa-powered camera Amazon Cloud Cam gives Alexa a new sense: sight. It’s a security camera and a pet camera, a motion detector and even a two-way intercom that you can use to chat to the kids or bark at the dog.Amazon Cloud Cam was introduced in late 2017, although at the time it lacked the ability to watch via...
20:34, 2019-07-01

Rapper Ice-T says he almost 'shot' an Amazon delivery driver AP Ice-T said he almost shot an Amazon delivery driver because the worker wasn't wearing a uniform. "Message To Amazon: Now that you have regular people making your home deliveries.. Maybe they should wear a Vest with AMAZON DELIVERY on it," Ice-T tweeted. "I almost shot a MF creeping up to my crib...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Amazon’s AI improves emotion detection in voices In a research paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa research division describe AI that can detect emotion more accurately than traditional approaches.Read More...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from Amazon that had nothing to do with the latest deals. The message, sent from an automated email address Tuesday, informed her that the Align nutritional...
16:51, 2019-07-21

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being met with answers like “I’m having some trouble, plea...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Get Amazon Prime Day Deals With a Free Trial If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can be noncommittal about Amazon Prime Day. You’ve already paid your $119 annual fee or monthly portion of it, so what’s it going to hurt to browse through some of the discounts the megastore is hawking for two days...and the two weeks leading up to it? But if y...
23:17, 2019-07-01

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
20:34, 2019-05-30

Buy a Wine Chiller During This Amazon One-Day Sale and Sip Rosé All Day Tell everyone in your life to chill the F out and enjoy a cold glass of rosé. If you think rosé is gross, don’t worry, you can chill your bottles of white and red wine in one of these Ivation wine chillers. Right now, Amazon has a gold box with seven Ivation 12 or 18 bottle Coolers in prep for Fathe...
21:34, 2019-05-30

Spain's El Corte Ingles wants to become Europe's next Amazon Europe's largest department store chain was hit hard by the 2008 financial crisis. Now, with Chinese giant Alibaba at its side, it wants to take on online retail powerhouse Amazon and grow its customer base....
15:17, 2019-07-08

'Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighborhood Monday after the internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
15:01, 2019-05-21

People are going wild for this $1,200 ‘garden igloo’ on Amazon Chill in your igloo this summer. A number of retailers like Amazon and Walmart are selling a variety of clear domes that resemble igloos that you put in your yard — “garden igloos” if you will. There’s this 12-foot, $1,200 “Garden Dome Igloo” that the manufacturer claims is perfect as a “conservator...
00:17, 2019-07-02

5 things on Amazon that are worthy of their 5-star ratings With Prime Day just around the corner, here are 5 products on Amazon that truly deserve their 5-star ratings AND a spot in your shopping cart.       ...
03:51, 2019-07-02

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holiday.Read more......
23:00, 2019-07-08

Amazon Said to Be Interested in Buying a US Telecom Operator Amazon is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from US carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
09:34, 2019-05-31

Now You Can Return Unwanted Amazon Items to Kohl's Next time you want to return something to Amazon, you don’t necessarily have to pack everything up again and head to the post office. Starting this month, Amazon is allowing items to be returned via the mail as well as in person at any Kohl’s location, with the exception of stores in Anchorage, Alas...
00:51, 2019-07-06

Amazon lessons from the last 25 years, according to one of its most bullish analysts D.A. Davidson's Tom Forte, one of the most bullish analysts on Amazon, says the company's customer obsessions is its most important quality....
22:51, 2019-07-05

16 brilliant products with over 1,000 great reviews on Amazon From toilet lights to inverted umbrellas, these brilliant products with over 1,000 reviews on Amazon are among the most fascinating things online now.       ...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Here's how to use the Amazon app to make sure you never miss a Prime Day deal Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Over the course of its five-year h...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concerns....
15:51, 2019-07-05

Dealmaster: Amazon Prime Day deals you can snag for under $50 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) This year's Amazon Prime Day event is slowing down, but there are still dozens of deals available that are worth checking out. Though Amazon is still pushing lots of nonsense, Prime Day offers some genuinely good deals on luxury and expensive items—think lapto...
21:51, 2019-07-16

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Amazon's Lord Of The Rings show casts its first elf or whatever According to Variety, we have our first little bit of casting news about Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings show, which has Game Of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman on board as a consultant and will be set in Middle Earth’s pre-Aragorn “Second Age.” Now we also know that it will feature Australian actor Markella...
02:51, 2019-07-23

Amazon Alexa skills get even smarter by working together Amazon has announced that certain Alexa skills will now be able to work together to act upon your requests and commands. Called 'skill connections', the new feature enables a skill to "use another skill to perform a specific task".So, if a company has an Alexa skill that helps users f...
12:34, 2019-07-02

Travelers in India can now book flights on Amazon As if Amazon needed to get even bigger, a new partnership in India will allow customers in India to book flights too.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-29

Get $10 off a $50 spend when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10 off a $50 order if you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension. The deal is open to Amazon Prime users who have never used Amazon Assistant, or haven't used it for a year.Amazon Assistant is available for all major browsers, including Goo...
13:51, 2019-07-02

Deal: Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch gets a 25% discount on Amazon The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is a decent smartwatch that costs less than the Apple Watch Series 4 and Samsung Gear S3 frontier. The wearable device comes with Garmin's own contactless payment solution that allows you to pay for purchases with the watch, and more than 15 preloaded GPS and indoor sports ap...
03:51, 2019-07-02

Amazon plans to create 1,800 jobs in France in 2019 U.S. online retail giant Amazon said on Tuesday it will create 1,800 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest European market after Britain and Germany....
05:00, 2019-07-02

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could accelerate its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a huge, new dam. It's also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
20:01, 2019-06-28

The three types of Amazon buyers — and how other e-tailers can lure them away (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That’s the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant’s expanding dominance, other online retailers must understand exactly why and how customers are buying on Amaz...
16:17, 2019-07-02

Amazon’s Latest Experiment: Retraining Its Work Force Amazon’s effort could help answer a fundamental question: Will automation be a solution for the great challenges of the 21st century economy, or make those problems worse?...
01:00, 2019-07-12

When is Amazon Prime Day? The date is out – and it's just around the corner Amazon Prime Day, when the e-commerce giant offers a major sale in the middle of summer, will take place on July 15 and 16, the company says.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could speed its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a new dam. It also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
03:51, 2019-06-29

Amazon pledges support for future government work Tech giants often work alongside the government to help with a variety of projects and the head of Amazon's cloud computing division has revealed that the company is open to working with any government agency that follows the law.This is in stark contrast to its top rivals, Microsoft and Google...
19:17, 2019-06-11

What's Coming to Amazon Prime Video in July 2019 Amazon is debuting five Amazon Original series and one Amazon Original movie in July, including Season 4 of All of Nothing focusing on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, and season 1 of The Boy, an Amazon Original Series that it describes as “a fun and irreverent take on what happens when sup...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of some controversial sales....
05:51, 2019-06-11

J.A. Bayona to direct The Lord Of The Rings series for Amazon Oh, you didn’t think Hollywood had already packed it up for the holiday, did you? Put that sunscreen down because Deadline has some big news for all the Tolkien-heads: Amazon has enlisted J.A. Bayona to direct and executive produce its upcoming The Lord Of The Rings series, based on the classic J.R....
19:51, 2019-07-03

Amazon gives $10 to Prime Day shoppers who cough up personal data Amazon has a promotion for US shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit. The deal is for new installations of the Amazon Assistant, a comparison-shopping tool that customers can add to their web browsers....
19:17, 2019-07-16

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace....
11:51, 2019-07-03

Amazon Ends Restaurant Delivery as Competition Bites Amazon.com is shuttering its restaurant delivery service Amazon Restaurants in the U.S., putting an end to a four-year experiment that sought to compete with the likes of Grubhub and Uber Eats but failed to gain much traction....
16:51, 2019-06-11

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you give your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there because the answer to that last question is apparently “Yes.” On...
05:51, 2019-07-05

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. (Previously: The 2000s)...
14:17, 2019-06-28

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The business strategy behind the sale ZDNet's Larry Dignan explains that, yes, Amazon Prime Day is a big shopping bonanza for 48 hours, but there are some business perks that come with launching one of the e-commerce giant's biggest events....
00:34, 2019-07-12

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last November....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Amazon plans to build its tallest skyscraper in Bellevue, WA Amazon is preparing to build a big presence in Bellevue, WA, the affluent suburb of Seattle where it was originally founded. The company on Tuesday began the permitting process for Bellevue 600, a 43-story tower in the city's downtown that will accom......
04:34, 2019-07-03

Four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99/99p is the best Prime Day deal yet The Prime Day deals are almost here and to celebrate Amazon is offering a fantastic one that's exclusively for Prime members. For a limited time, you can get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for for just $0.99 in the US or 99p in the UK. This music service normally costs costs $7.99/£...
16:00, 2019-07-07

Amazon launches partnership with Rite Aid for package pickup Amazon has steadily added options for customers to receive their packages including in car trunks, inside home garages and potentially by drone. On Thursday, Amazon added another alternative for US customers: Walk into a nearby retailer and pick up an Amazon package over the counter. The new option,...
01:34, 2019-06-28

Will the Amazon Echo Prime Day deals be better than today's sale? Those super cheap Amazon Prime Day deals aren't too far away now, just under a month if reports are to be believed. The big sales event is usually the best time of year to buy an Amazon device too.The thing is, Amazon has been discounting its Echo smart speakers, Kindle e-readers and Fire TV St...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ3 price dips well below $500 on Amazon Sony's flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ3 is cheaper than ever on Amazon. Just like many other top-tier handsets, the Xperia XZ3 was priced at around $800 at launch, but these days anyone can pick one up from Best Buy for just $550 if they're willing to activate it the day they buy it.However, Amaz...
22:17, 2019-06-19

Cramer: Four stocks are putting up a fight against Amazon in retail "In a retail environment dominated by a handful of players ... there are smaller operators that we have found ways to like and win with," Jim Cramer says....
04:17, 2019-07-10

Is Nicolas Winding Refn's Amazon show an indulgence too far? The Drive director’s 13-hour LA-set noir Too Old to Die Young has divided critics but the extended format has allowed him to create something undeniably strikingTelevision is a writer’s medium, while cinema is a director’s one. So goes the old maxim, and for years it was more or less true: episodic ...
09:17, 2019-06-20

This week in tech history: Amazon's 25th birthday At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive......
18:34, 2019-07-05

Deal: Grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for 30% off via Amazon Apple Watch Series 3 price has just dropped below the psychological $200 mark, but this has happened quite frequently in the last six months or so. These days, paying the full price for a previous generation Apple smartwatch is the exception rather than the rule.All major US retailers have had promo...
18:17, 2019-06-17

Comcast is bringing Amazon Music to Xfinity X1 and Flex Amazon Music might be coming to a TV near you soon. Comcast is bringing the music streaming service to Xfinity X1 over the next few weeks. It says it's the first time you'll be able to access Amazon Music on a TV via a pay-TV provider. You can say "A......
22:00, 2019-06-20

CVS just laid out a big reason why health companies are worried about Amazon Health care companies claim they are not threatened by Amazon's potential foray into the space. A recent lawsuit in which CVS tried to prevent executive John Lavin from joining Amazon PillPack suggests more concern in private....
22:34, 2019-06-20

How Amazon Cloned a Neighborhood to Test Its Delivery Robots Amazon used cameras, lidar, and aerial photography to build a highly detailed digital map of a Seattle suburb, where it is testing Scout, its delivery robot....
19:34, 2019-06-14

Amazon upgrades the Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision At an intimate press event in the Dolby SoHo space today, Amazon announced a new Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision. This is basically an upgraded Fire TV Edition, and the display model is made by Toshiba. A 55-inch model is available starting today f......
03:00, 2019-06-21

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was fast, convenient, and affordable. The part I'm mos...
17:34, 2019-06-14

Amazon Prime Day VR zones go live in 6 cities across India Amazon Prime Day 2019 kicks off on July 15 and the e-commerce giant has set up Virtual Reality (VR) experience zones in six cities across India. These VR zones will let users experience products on sale in different virtual environments before placing the order.Amazon Prime Day VR experience zones a...
17:00, 2019-07-06

Spurred by Amazon, Supermarkets Try Swapping Cashiers for Cameras Tesco and other supermarket chains are testing cashierless stores with cameras that track what shoppers pick, so they pay by simply walking out the door....
16:00, 2019-07-07

Amazon Prime Day is here early for the latest Apple iPad While the big Amazon shopping event is still weeks away, that doesn't mean you can't find Prime Day deals now on best-selling items. For example, right now you can get the latest model Apple iPad on sale for $328. That's a $100 discount and the lowest price we've found for the 12...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Amazon staff will strike during Prime Day over working conditions While Amazon is busy hyping up this year's Prime Day extravaganza, its workers will be drawing attention to more serious issues than price cuts. Staff at a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota will hold six hours of strikes on July 15th (the start of Pri......
20:00, 2019-07-08

Amazon workers are reportedly planning a Prime Day protest Amazon employees in Minnesota are reportedly planning a strike on Prime Day this year, as the company is promoting its faster delivery options but not giving its workers enough credit, they say....
18:51, 2019-07-08

Catholic Church considers married priests for Amazon A historic shift in policy could pave the way for married men to preach in areas where clergy are scarce. The requirement for priests to have never been married has been in place for centuries....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Amazon is 25 – let’s burst its birthday balloon | Julian Baggini Until it pays the true cost of what it sells to us, we should think twice before buying from the online giantAs any hormonal Catholic teenage boy knows, it’s perfectly possible to believe something is a grievous sin and yet repeatedly, almost compulsively, do it anyway. Almost 90% of the UK populati...
16:17, 2019-07-08

Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 satellites as part of Project Kuiper. The spacecraft would be grouped into 98 orbital planes, and fly a......
04:34, 2019-07-08

Amazon Gets US Patent To Use Delivery Drones For Surveillance Service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and......
11:51, 2019-06-22

Google and Amazon bring the YouTube app back to Fire TV Months after Amazon and Google ended their fight over streaming video, the official YouTube app is once again available on Fire TV devices. As of today, some Fire TV devices (multiple Fire TV Stick variants and the Fire TV Cube) and TV sets (from Ele......
17:17, 2019-07-09

20 cult-favorite products on Amazon shoppers love From charcoal teeth whitening powder to the best oil diffuser ever, these cult products on Amazon have thousands of rave reviews for a good reason.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Target announces deals to compete with Amazon Prime Day Target is taking on Amazon’s Prime Day next week with deals on thousands of items on their website. The online sale starts on July 15 and runs for 48 hours. That’s the exact same time as Amazon’s Prime Day event. Target announced shoppers can get 40 percent off on select furniture ...
22:51, 2019-07-09

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is considering investigating Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
12:00, 2019-07-05

Alexa, How Can I Fly To Mumbai? Now, Amazon Makes Inroads In Air Travel Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, now sells tickets to Indian customers and offers them an easy payment process and cash-back offers. Airlines are concerned that Amazon's quiet launch of......
12:34, 2019-06-21

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
11:00, 2019-07-05

What Happens After Amazon’s Domination Is Complete? Its Bookstore Offers Clues Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping the company extend its grip on the book business....
00:51, 2019-06-24

Fitbit trackers are $30 cheaper today thanks to Amazon Prime Day We’ve got less than a week until Amazon Prime Day, but the deals have already started coming in – including savings on a few of Fitbit fitness trackers.Get $30 off four different selections: both the Fitbit Charge 3 regular and special editions, and both the Fitbit Versa smartwatch reg...
03:00, 2019-07-11

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there, because the answer to that last question i...
04:51, 2019-07-04

Amazon and UK grocer Morrisons extend same-day online delivery British supermarket Morrisons and Amazon said on Thursday they will extend their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
09:34, 2019-06-13

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it comes to access to their TV platforms. Today, a first sign that Amazon fulfilled that promise has just popped up in the Google Play Store in the form of...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Amazon's updated Echo Dot for kids is louder and more colorful Last year, Amazon unveiled a child-friendly version of its affordable Echo Dot, which came in bright primary colors, offered age-appropriate content and parental controls. Today, the company is announcing a brand new version of the Echo Dot Kids Edit......
20:34, 2019-06-12

Amazon Father's Day sale: the Instant Pot Duo is down to its lowest price ever Father's Day is almost here, and to celebrate Amazon has slashed prices on its best-selling devices. Amazon's Father's Day sale includes discounts on the Echo smart speaker, Fire HD 10 tablet and the Ring Video Doorbell Pro, to name a few. A standout deal and a great gift idea is the...
18:34, 2019-06-12

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
03:34, 2019-07-04

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is up to $300 off on Amazon (multiple models) Microsoft newest Surface Pro 2-in-1 laptop is getting massive discounts on Amazon, but none of the deals includes any accessories. If you want a brand new device that you can use as a laptop, you should definitely try to buy a keyboard for the Microsoft Surface Pro 6.However, if you just need a tabl...
11:51, 2019-06-12

Amazon is watching, listening and tracking you. Here's how to stop it You can turn off some of the tracking, but then many Amazon features won't work. And if you want to delete your Alexa recordings, you need the app.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
14:17, 2019-06-13

Amazon Prime Day 2019 Sale: Everything You Can Expect This Year Amazon Prime Day 2019 sale kicks off on July 15 this year. We've put together a simple guide on what you can expect from Amazon's biggest sale event of the year....
08:51, 2019-07-04

Goldman says buy UPS, Fedex because concern Amazon is cutting them out is overblown Goldman Sachs is recommending buying FedEx and UPS, seeing more than 20% gains for both stocks, as the logistics companies are seen competitive against new entrants like Amazon....
16:17, 2019-07-10

UK competition watchdog to examine Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator on Friday took action to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo by serving an initial enforcement order on the two companies....
09:51, 2019-07-05

Court says Amazon could be liable for third-party vendors' products Amazon faced lawsuits over third-party sellers in the past, but it always came out unscathed. Now, though, a federal appeals court in Philadelphia has decided that the e-commerce giant can be held liable for products sold by third-party vendors doing......
08:01, 2019-07-05

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable to Alexa’s voice recording and transcription techn...
00:51, 2019-06-14

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s push into health care....
17:34, 2019-07-10

Amazon won't have to offer a phone helpline in the European Union Don't go looking for a customer support phone number for Amazon in Europe -- you probably won't find one. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Amazon isn't obligated to provide a phone helpline to customers in the region, reject......
18:34, 2019-07-10

Brits have mixed feelings about the partnership between Amazon Alexa and the NHS Some privacy advocates have spoken out about the partnership between Amazon and the National Health Service to help people access health information at home. Others are concerned that it's a waste of time and resources....
22:00, 2019-07-10

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office....
03:34, 2019-06-22

Why Amazon Prime Day is the perfect time to act on your PC build list Now that AMD Navi and Ryzen 3rd Generation processors are out – not to mention those shiny new Nvidia RTX Super cards – you might be considering finally building that new gaming PC you’ve been dreaming about. And, well, now is the perfect time to do it – but you should wa...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Amazon's Dirt Cheap TVs Have Dolby Vision HDR Now, Which Is a Big Deal Don’t look now, but Amazon’s latest Fire TVs are starting to get high-end features, starting with the newly released 55" model. Made in conjunction with Toshiba, the new 55" Fire TV is the first in Amazon’s line to get Dolby Vision....
04:34, 2019-06-22

How do brick-and-mortar chains fare on Amazon Prime Day? Amazon's major rivals see lower store traffic during the week of the sale. But one physical retailer gets a big boost from it.       ...
15:51, 2019-07-11

Amazon Prime Day 2019's Star-Studded Deals We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:51, 2019-07-12

Wall St. dips as regulatory fears hit Alphabet, Amazon U.S. stocks slipped on Monday as internet giants Alphabet and Amazon tumbled on regulatory concerns, but hopes that the United States would settle its dispute with Mexico helped limit some losses....
16:51, 2019-06-03

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
23:00, 2019-07-18

Deal: Grab a Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatch for $150 off on Amazon Garmin Fenix 5 is a great smartwatch, at least on paper, but it costs a small fortune. The cheapest model usually sells for around $500, but there are Fenix 5 smartwatches that cost more than $750.The good news is Amazon offers a 30% discount on the cheapest Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatch, so you can buy...
09:01, 2019-05-31

The Philips Hue deals we expect to see on Amazon Prime Day 2019 Insider Pickswrites about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Best Buy Philips Hue products make p...
08:00, 2019-05-31

Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile T-Mobile and Sprint said earlier this month that the combined company would sell Sprint's pre-paid Boost Mobile unit as part of some conditions it agreed to in order to appease regulators. Well, the good news is that it worked on the FCC and its Chairman Ajit Pai, but failed to excite DOJ antitrust ...
06:00, 2019-05-31

Commute In Style With Amazon's Prime Day Timbuk2 Sale Pack your travel stuff into a new Timbuk2 bag. There are plenty of messengers on sale in today’s Amazon Gold Box, as you’d expect from any self-respecting Timbuk2 sale, but you’ll also find backpacks in all shapes and sizes, and even the reader-favorite Co-Pilot luggage roller....
10:34, 2019-07-16

The best bank holiday sales still available at Amazon, Argos, Boohoo and more The second set of May's Bank Holiday Sales have launched early at many stores and we're here to roundup the best deals and tell you who is having the best sales events from now and throughout the long weekend. This way you can have a quick look and then get back to chilling - hopefully in ...
16:51, 2019-05-23

Flipkart and Amazon Sales: The Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart Big Billion Days and Amazon Prime Day sales are currently live and you can grab some decent offers on mobile phones. We have handpicked the best deals you can grab on some popular smartphones......
11:00, 2019-07-16

Amazon blamed as 'iconic' bookshops announce closure Wenlock Books in Shropshire and Camden Lock Books in London are set to close, with owners citing business rates and online competitionWenlock Books, an award-winning independent bookshop that has served readers in the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock since 1991, is being forced to close, with the own...
02:17, 2019-05-31

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon two years ago, employees at Whole Foods say their working conditions have declined markedly amid increasing pressure to focus on pushing Amazon Prime ...
11:51, 2019-07-16

Deal: Buy the Apple iPad (2018) at Amazon and save up to 25% The iPad Pro certainly isn’t for everyone due to both its size and price. The iPad Mini, on the opposite end of the spectrum, could be a bit too small for your liking. Because of this, Apple offers an iPad Air but, unfortunately, this may still be priced out of your budget.If you identify with all o...
21:00, 2019-05-30

Amazon offers $10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their data Amazon.com Inc has a promotion for U.S. shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit....
14:34, 2019-07-16

The best cheap SSD deals and prices on Amazon Prime Day 2019 If you're looking for the best cheap SSD deals on Amazon Prime Day, then you've come to the right place. Buying a Solid State Drive is an easy and affordable way to give your PC a noticeable speed boost, and with the best cheap Amazon Prime Day SSD deals, now it the perfect time to buy one...
15:00, 2019-07-16

Amazon Prime Day 2019: the ultimate day 2 deals list The next wave of Amazon Prime Day deals are live in the US mean you can save hundreds of dollars on just about everything Amazon sells – at least until midnight Pacific time tonight. You don't have nearly as much time to act now that we're into Day 2 of Prime Day deals. But, good ne...
15:00, 2019-07-16

Amazon is reportedly working on an emotion-detecting wearable Amazon is reportedly working on a wrist-worn gadget that's able to detect your emotional state. The device would pair with a smartphone and use microphones to perceive your emotions from your voice, Bloomberg reported. The device would eventually be......
18:17, 2019-05-23

Amazon Prime Day Glitch Let People Buy $13,000 Camera Gear for $94 If you’ve been bragging to your friends about the excellent deal you scored during Amazon’s Prime Day stunt, don’t. There’s little chance you did as well as many members of the Slickdeals forum did. Thanks to an error on Amazon’s website, several of them were able to score some very expensive photog...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. Boost is Sprint’s prepaid brand, which the carrier would have to get rid off, alongside wireless spectrum, in the event its merger with T-Mobile...
14:17, 2019-05-31

Your Budget Won't Sweat This Amazon Brand Activewear Sale Amazon sells its own activewear, because Amazon sells everything now, and they’re discounting a bunch of the men’s stuff below their already-low MSRPs today....
16:17, 2019-05-31

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
21:34, 2019-07-15

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Amazon Prime Video Has Renewed Four More Shots Please! for Season 2 Amazon Prime Video has renewed its Indian comedy series Four More Shots Please! for a second season, over four months after its release in late January. Nupur Asthana will direct season 2....
10:34, 2019-06-03

Amazon is offering up to 45 percent discounts on new Fossil smartwatches Fossil is not ranked among the world's top five smartwatch vendors, but something tells us it would be if the fashion brand consistently charged less money for its arguably stylish and objectively feature-packed Wear OS devices. It's not that the Fossil Sport and Gen 4 lines are overpriced, but limi...
10:34, 2019-06-03

The Amazon Prime Day Deal That Walmart and Target Can't Match The Prime Day event is another way to tighten Amazon’s grip on shoppers by getting them to enroll in its Prime membership program, which adds an important revenue stream and loyal customers....
23:00, 2019-07-15

Ice T scolds Amazon after claiming he almost shot driver during delivery Ice T wants Amazon to offer ways to identify workers dropping off packages after claiming he almost shot a driver during a delivery.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-22

The Absolute Worst Deals From Amazon Prime Day [Updating] Welcome to another edition of Amazon Prime Day, an event described in earnest by the everything store as “a 2-day parade of epic deals.” If you can stomach scouring the website and mostly wading through a lot of hot garbage, you may land on something actually useful. But mostly, you’ll find deals on...
00:51, 2019-07-16

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore Orlando has canceled Amazon's facial recognition pilot following a series of technical problems and other issues, according to Orlando Weekly. The city started testing the facial recognition software -- which, according to a study, shows gender and r......
09:51, 2019-07-19

Review: Amazon’s Good Omens is every bit as entertaining as the original novel Enlarge / Michael Sheen and David Tennant star in Amazon Prime's TV adaptation of the 1990 novel Good Omens. (credit: Amazon Prime) Heaven and Hell prepare to face off in the long-planned battle of Armageddon, but an angel, a demon, and a rebellious Antichrist aren't enthusiastic about the prospec...
04:17, 2019-06-02

Amazon developing a Tom Cruise-less Jack Reacher series According to Variety, Amazon just picked up the rights to make a TV series based on Lee Child’s Jack Reacher books, with Scorpion’s Nick Santora writing, executive producing, and showrunning. This, naturally, will be unrelated to the Jack Reacher movies that Tom Cruise made, with the most recent ent...
02:01, 2019-07-16

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent weeks, workers in Amazon’s fulfillment centers — the company’s massive w...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Deal: Save up to $220 on Apple's 2018 iPad Pro at Amazon Apple's iPad Pro is most likely among the most expensive tablets that you can get right now. Depending on the model you choose, you might be forced to come up with no less than $1,900 upfront. Even the cheapest iPad Pro 12.9-inch costs $1,000, and it's not even the cellular version.Now, if you must ...
02:17, 2019-06-01

Amazon workers demand Bezos act on climate crisis At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.Ab...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Amazon's Blowing Out Refurbished HP Omen Gaming PCs, Today Only If you don’t mind buying a refurb, you can get a seriously good deal on an HP Omen gaming laptop from today’s Amazon Gold Box. Prices start at just $850 for a 15" laptop with a GTX 1050Ti and 8GB of RAM (nothing to sneeze at!), and range up to $1270 for a fully specced out 17" laptop with ...
22:51, 2019-05-31

Amazon's Textract AI can read millions of pages in a few hours Amazon has launched a new offering called Textract for its Web Services customers, and it's like optical character recognition on steroids. It more than just extracts text from documents like its name implies -- Amazon says it can actually identify d......
10:51, 2019-05-30

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Deal: You can still grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for $80 off on Amazon Every new Apple product is more expensive than the predecessor and the company's smartwatch is no exception to this unwritten rule. Those who can't afford to purchase a new Apple Watch or iPhone must wait at least one year hoping that the price will drop so that they can get their favorite device.If...
09:17, 2019-05-30

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site...
17:34, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:51, 2019-05-25

Hustle Over to Amazon's Nike Sale Before Prime Day Ends Day 1 of Prime Day featured a big sale on Adidas gear (and there’s still one running on Adidas’ site), so it’s only fitting that Day 2 closes with a big sale on Nike products....
01:51, 2019-07-17

Sanders, AOC, and Others Demand Workplace Safety Investigation of Amazon Following yesterday’s Prime Day strike at a fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, over a dozen progressive lawmakers—including Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ro Khanna—co-signed a letter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to req...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Amazon Prime Day 2019 US: everything you need to know for the July deals event Get ready to mark your calendar because Amazon Prime Day 2019 is only a couple of months away. The tech giant hasn't officially announced the date, but based on previous years we know the big shopping event will be held in mid-July. Prime Day first launched in 2015 and has grown into the b...
19:34, 2019-05-28

Pick Out a New Casio Watch in Today's Amazon Gold Box Tragically, there are no calculator watches to be had here, but Amazon is offering big savings on a variety of Casio timepieces, today only. We’ve included a few highlights, make sure to check out the full posting for all of the deals....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Amazon tells UK regulator Deliveroo investment will help consumers Amazon's investment in British online food delivery group Deliveroo would be positive for consumers, Amazon said on Friday after Britain's competition regulator said it was considering a formal probe of the transaction....
12:17, 2019-07-05

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru (LIMA, Peru) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas. The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and was centered 47 miles (75 kilometers) south-southeas...
17:00, 2019-05-26

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against US tech giants.Announcing the decision, the European commissioner for competition, Margrethe Vestager, said she wanted to ...
15:00, 2019-07-17

Moto Z4 seemingly sold by Amazon even though it hasn’t been announced yet Phones being listed by retailers before they’ve been announced isn’t totally unheard of, but the Moto Z4 wasn’t just listed on Amazon, it was seemingly sold and shipped to a customer.The listing has of course been removed, but someone going by the username JETFIRE007 received th...
11:34, 2019-05-28

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe into Amazon....
14:00, 2019-07-17

10 Amazon Prime Day deals you didn’t know you needed These are the Amazon Prime Day deals you'd want to buy even if they weren't on sale—but they are.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-17

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
12:17, 2019-07-17

Walmart Hires Global Tech Chief to Vie With Amazon Walmart is hiring Suresh Kumar, a former executive from Amazon and Google, to lead global technology, creating a new senior role as the world’s biggest retailer ramps up its efforts to take on Amazon....
23:00, 2019-05-28

The best Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals: Day two, the afternoon edition This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated lis......
23:51, 2019-07-16

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
08:51, 2019-05-30

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your human emotions. Citing internal documents and an unnamed source, Bloomberg reports that the company has designed a device that you wear like a wristwat...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Biggest Amazon Prime buy of all may start the day after the sale ends Amazon Prime Day is expected to set a new sales record for the online retail giant, bringing in close to $6 billion this week, but another big Amazon buy starts the day after its annual shopping event ends....
18:51, 2019-07-16

What's Coming to Amazon Prime Video in June 2019 June will bring five Amazon Original series and two Amazon Original movies to the platform, all of which will be free to stream or download for existing Prime members....
03:17, 2019-05-30

Before you buy anything from Amazon use these two websites to decide whether the deal is as good as it looks (AMZN) Amazon Shopping on Amazon can be complicated thanks to similar product listings and constant sales. CamelCamelCamel.com provides free price tracking and price alerts so you can see the lowest possible price on Amazon products. Fakespot will scan product listings to make sure the reviews are real an...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s wrist, is reportedly a health and wellness product developed via a collaboration between Lab126 — which built Amazon’s Echo smart speaker ...
00:51, 2019-05-24

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split two of the best devices out there? Well, hopefully we can help.As you would expect from two of the biggest names in tech, the Amazon Echo and the Goo...
22:17, 2019-05-29

Amazon's Kindle now supports Traditional Chinese books Amazon been expanding the number of languages and alphabets the Kindle supports over the years. This time, the company has given the Kindle apps and e-readers the capability to support books in Traditional Chinese. In fact, Amazon has launched a port......
11:34, 2019-05-24

Buy a Year of Office 365, Get a $50 Amazon Gift Card For Free Microsoft Office. Do people still use Microsoft Office? People with kids and school projects maybe? Anyway, if you still use Office, you can buy a year’s subscription to Office 365 Home (with licenses for up to six people) for its usual $100 today, and Amazon will toss in a $50 gift card. The deal i...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Deal: Save up to $55 on a Fitbit fitness tracker at Amazon If you're looking to buy a fitness tracker and don't want to spend more than $100 for one, we have the perfect deal for you. Amazon is running a promotion on a handful of Fitbit products, including the Fitbit Alta HR fitness tracker.As the title says, you can now purchase a Fitbit Alta HR wearable d...
15:17, 2019-05-24

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Third-Party Selling Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ensnared other big Silicon Valley giants....
18:51, 2019-07-17

Amazon U.S. rivals get sales boost on Prime Day: Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to their websites, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Amazon Echo Show 5: what you need to know about the tiny new smart speaker Amazon has announced the latest addition to the Echo family, the Amazon Echo Show 5. Confusingly, this isn't the fifth generation of Amazon's popular Alexa-powered Echo Show smart display – it's actually the third generation, with its name referring to its diminutive 5.5-i...
16:51, 2019-05-29

Amazon launches smaller Echo Show device for $90 Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a smaller version of the company's Echo Show smart speaker, which is powered by its popular voice assistant Alexa....
16:34, 2019-05-29

Amazon Prime Day means protest for workers in Minnesota One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
22:17, 2019-07-16

The Motorola Moto Z4 is already available on Amazon: price, specs, features The first three generations of Motorola's Moto Z Play lineup weren't as successful as the company's budget Moto G series but they did still perform relatively well. Because of this, the Chicago-based brand has developed a fourth model for release this year, under the name of Motorola Moto Z4. But de...
04:17, 2019-05-28

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
17:17, 2019-06-03

Amazon's Big Sale on Mobile Phones Kicks Off, Here Are the Best Offers Amazon's Fab Phones Fest sale has kicked off today with deals and offers on a bunch of popular smartphones. The sale will continue until June 13. We have picked out some of the best deals and offers......
12:51, 2019-06-10

Disgruntled Amazon workers will wreak havoc during ‘Prime Day’ The ranks of disaffected Amazon workers are growing — and they’re planning to raise a ruckus during the e-tailing giant’s Prime Day sales event next week. On Friday, ex-Amazon workers said they’ll stage a rally outside Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’ new, $80 million mega-condo at 212 Fifth Ave. as part...
05:17, 2019-07-13

When is Amazon Prime Day 2019? This leak could have confirmed the date Amazon Prime Day 2019 is fast approaching - but when is it going to be? Well, some sleuthing from our sister site Real Homes may have uncovered the date, with a PR for vacuum firm Tineco seemingly 'confirming' it will be in the third week of July.While the source originally stated that its...
19:00, 2019-06-06

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better product than alternatives. That said, Amazon, of all com...
09:51, 2019-07-13

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
11:51, 2019-06-06

Amazon's new drones to start delivering packages in months Amazon.com Inc has new drones that will deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less in the coming months, a step toward a goal that has eluded the retailer for years....
11:51, 2019-06-06

Amazon introduces 'StyleSnap' shopping recommendation feature Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday introduced "StyleSnap", a feature on its app that allows users to upload a picture of a look or style they like and get recommendations for similar items on the platform....
11:51, 2019-06-06

Inside the hellish workday of an Amazon warehouse employee It took just three days of working full time at an Amazon “fulfillment center” outside of Louisville, Kentucky, for Emily Guendelsberger’s body to break down. She’d been warned by her supervisors that it would be physically demanding. She’d be on her feet for 12-hour shifts, walking a total of 15 to...
17:51, 2019-07-13

Amazon to start using drones to deliver packages “in months.” NBC — Imagine seeing a drone dropping off packages in your neighborhood! That will start happening this year according to Amazon. E-commerce giant Amazon said today that it will be using drones to make deliveries in the coming months. The company first started talking about the possibility of ...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Is that DIY tiny house for sale on Amazon a viral ripoff? Ready to live your tiny home dreams? For just over $7,000, Amazon retailer Allwood is promising a chic backyard cabin, delivered to your doorstop in three to five weeks. Like human-sized Lincoln Logs, the 172-square-foot Nordic spruce wood home, featuring an 86-square-foot enclosed room with windows...
03:17, 2019-05-22

Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 price drops below $500 at Amazon The Galaxy Tab S4 is probably the most powerful Samsung tablet available on the market, hence the high price. Although it's equipped with a flagship Snapdragon chipset that Qualcomm released two generations ago when the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus made their debut on the market, the Galaxy Tab S4 offers q...
03:51, 2019-05-22

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targeting will have any time for it. Under Bakish, the own...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Fear missing out? Amazon knows it—and uses it to make Prime Day sales Amazon's marketing for its annual Prime Day plays on our fear of missing out on deals and discounts. Experts weigh in on the consumer psychology behind Prime Day....
17:01, 2019-07-14

Footage of uncontacted tribesman in the Amazon rainforest – video Footage shot in the Amazon rainforest shows an uncontacted tribesman, the man is bare-chested and carrying a spear. He is believed to belong to the Awá people. The Awá have been described as the world’s most threatened tribe by the NGO Survival International, which has tracked killings by loggers, w...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Amazon tech show touts advances in robotics Amazon is hosting tech enthusiasts at its 're:MARS' expo this week in Las Vegas. The online retail giant looks to showcase efforts at innovation across several key tech sectors - including robotics and machine learning. (June 5)        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Amazon's Own Devices Are (Unsurprisingly) Some of the Best Deals of Prime Day [Updating] We know you’ve been patiently waiting for Prime Day, and so have we. As you might expect, the first deals out of the gate are the deals on Amazon’s own products, which tend to be some of the steepest discounts of the entire made up holiday. Several of the discounts are already live, and we’ll be add...
02:17, 2019-07-15

Amazon Makes a Bet on Beauty With Lady Gaga Deal Amazon.com is betting it has the marketing muscle to help an upstart beauty collection from Lady Gaga compete with the range of established celebrity-backed brands and industry stalwarts....
01:34, 2019-07-13

Amazon's Mind the Malhotras Makes Very Little Effort to Be Original Produced by Dia Mirza, Mind the Malhotras - out now on Amazon Prime Video - is (sometimes) a shot-by-shot remake of an Israeli comedy series. Mini Mathur, Cyrus Sahukar are part of the cast....
07:34, 2019-06-07

Amazon to employees: Quit your job, we’ll help you start a delivery business Enlarge / Completed customer orders are seen in their boxes, awaiting delivery, at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018, in Hemel Hempstead, England. (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) In efforts to fulfill orders faster, Amazon will help some employees transition to entrepreneurial li...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Let's face it, Walmart has already lost its battle with Amazon Walmart has adapted somewhat to meet the Amazon omnichannel challenge, but it's unwilling to fundamentally change how it operates.       ...
17:17, 2019-07-12

Amazon’s Fashion Quest Continues With the Drop and StyleSnap The world's largest online retailer goes after a new, more fashionable kind of shopper: social media influencers, and the people who love to follow them....
19:17, 2019-06-08

Apple, Amazon, YouTube: Safer, faster & less annoying The much hyped iTunes demise doesn't matter; what does is moves made by Apple and YouTube to better lives, by taking on robocalls, hate speech and more.       ...
17:17, 2019-06-08

The Morning After: FedEx Express kicks Amazon to the curb Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Take a breath. That's about all of the time you have to recover from Apple's WWDC 2019 event -- really, a $999 monitor stand? -- and get ready for E3. Things will kick off with EA's Play event that's scheduled t......
15:17, 2019-06-08

Amazon previews Prime Day deals before the shopping frenzy Amazon claims Prime Day 2019 will be a "two-day parade of more than a million deals." The action starts July 15th and new deals will drop as often as every five minutes for a full 48 hours. Today, Amazon released a preview of what's to come....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Build, Upgrade, or Augment Your PC With Today's Amazon Gold Box Today’s Gold Box is lowering the price on a ton of PC gaming gear. Inside, you’ll find components, Razer peripherals, routers, mesh networks, monitors and more all marked down to great low prices....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Amazon's Lord of the Rings Series Has Its First Cast Member We still know very little about Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series. It will take place sometime prior to J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fellowship of the Ring, director J.A. Bayona (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom) and consultant Bryan Cogman (Game of Thrones) are involved, and the writers’ room is operating under ...
15:51, 2019-07-23

FedEx declines to renew Amazon’s U.S. air-delivery contract The shipping giant’s decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most lucrative delivery routes for itself....
07:17, 2019-06-08

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief......
15:01, 2019-05-21

FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon The decision, while not financially significant for either company, shows how the online retailer has gone from a sought-after customer to a direct competitor of FedEx....
00:17, 2019-06-08

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ reportedly has its first cast member Amazon may have picked the first cast member for its upcoming Lord of the Rings TV series. Sources told several media outlets today that Australian actress Markella Kavenagh will be a series regular in the streaming giant's high-budget rendition of t......
07:51, 2019-07-23

The best Amazon Fire TV Stick prices and deals in May 2019 Ready to turn your TV into a smart TV or add those apps you can't get on your existing set? Then check out our roundup of the cheapest Amazon fire TV prices and deals. You may be surprised by how little these exceptional gadgets cost.We've got you covered for the cheapest entry-level Amazo...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Amazon just released their Prime Day Preview—here are the best deals to look out for Prime Day is coming and Amazon just gave us a sneak peak of the best deals to look out for on Amazon devices, 4k TVs, and so much more.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-12

Look: Firefighters confused by lingerie that arrived in Amazon package Firefighters at a Wisconsin station were left scratching their heads when an Amazon package that arrived with no sender information turned out to contain a piece of lingerie....
21:51, 2019-07-12

The jungle metropolis: how sprawling Manaus is eating into the Amazon Informal settlements are expanding, with a new occupation attempt every 11 days, and the threat to the rainforest is severeAntonio Pinto’s makeshift home on the outskirts of Manaus is an open-air shack, one of dozens of similar dwellings of timber and tarpaulin scattered around the hills.Around them...
07:34, 2019-07-23

Amazon unveils drone it says will be delivering packages within months The new drone, announced at re:Mars, marks a major milestone for Amazon's Prime Air program, which has since its inception developed more than two dozen drone designs....
22:51, 2019-06-05

The Amazon Fire TV stick is on sale for $14.99/£19.99 during Prime Day 2019 Amazon Prime Day 2019 is officially here, and that means killer discounts on tech, home items, appliances, and more. It also means massive price cuts on Amazon's own devices, like the popular Fire TV stick. One of the best deals we've seen, Prime members can get the Fire TV Stick on sale f...
03:17, 2019-07-15

Prime Day 2019 deals: Breaking down Amazon’s best bargains The countdown is on for the biggest online shopping event of the year: Amazon Prime Day 2019. If you haven’t already started shopping the early deals that have been released on pre-sale, be sure to check out the full-on blow out starting at midnight Monday, July 15th. The best bargains include...
18:51, 2019-07-15

Amazon’s Good Omens Is an Exhausting Maximalist Spectacle In the beginning—of television, that is—you didn’t need much to create an entertaining program. A few podiums and a gregarious host added up to a hit game show. Classic sitcoms were built around a couch, a dinner table and an attractive family. But production values have been risin...
09:00, 2019-05-22

Amazon's revival of the hit sci-fi series 'The Expanse' will debut in December Amazon Prime Video "The Expanse" will return for its fourth season on Amazon Prime Video on December 13. The show was canceled last year by Syfy, but quickly revived by Amazon. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon revealed the release date for its revival of the sci-fi series...
15:51, 2019-07-21

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Every deals article we’ve written so far Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day 2019 is happening this Monday and Tuesday on July 15-16, 2019. It will be live for 48 hours (the longest Prime Day event yet), starting at 12 a.m. PT on July 15 and ending at 11:59 p.m. PT on July 16. The sale will usher in over a million deals sitewid...
17:51, 2019-07-15

‘Over The Rainbow’ composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “I’ve Got the World On a String,” is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. His son told BBC News that he found more than 6,000 unauthorized copies of his songs on Google, Apple and ...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to the highest May level since the current monitoring method began, prompting concerns that president Jair Bolsonaro is giving a free pass to illegal loggi...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is back this Monday — here are the best deals to get now Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day is Amazon's big sitewide sales event. This year, it's happening on July 15-16. Your checklist for Amazon Prime Day 2019 is as follows: make sure you're an Amazon Prime member (you can get a free 30-day trial here), familiarize yourself with the types ...
17:51, 2019-07-15

Amazon's Gold Box Is Overflowing with Lawn Care Deals Today only, Amazon is marking down everything you’ll need to keep your lawn nice and hydrated. Choose from a bunch of different sprinklers and accessories like control valves and hoses, from Melnor Just note that this is a Gold Box, so these prices will only stick around for a day. Prices start at a...
21:17, 2019-05-22

How to Give a Portion of Your Amazon Purchases to Pro-Choice Organizations If you’re an Amazon customer and you’re disgusted with the onslaught of six-week abortion bans being signed into law, you can set your account to directly support pro-choice organizations....
14:38, 2019-05-21

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
21:17, 2019-05-22