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Amazon hunting for second US headquarters to host 50 000 staff

2017-09-07 13:53

Amazon.com is searching for a site for a major corporate office in the US, a development expected to house as many as 50 000 people.

Trump says Amazon does 'great damage' to retailers

2017-08-16 14:19

Amazon.com is causing great damage to tax paying retailers,' US President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post, causing shares in the online retailer to fall 1.2%.

Bezos's reign as world's richest proves fleeting as Amazon sinks

2017-07-28 08:29

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s richest person on Thursday … at least for a few hours.

Amazon Whole Foods deal eats into supermarket stocks

2017-06-18 13:15

Shares in groceries-selling retailers tumbled after Amazon's announced it will acquire Whole Foods Market.

Uber lifts financial veil on cash-burning machine

2017-04-17 07:37

Uber has said its revenue growth is outpacing losses, hoping to show the business is on a strong trajectory as it attempts to address a recent cascade of scandals.

Typo caused Amazon's big cloud-computing blackout

2017-03-03 08:51

Amazon says an incorrectly typed command during a routine debugging of its billing system caused the five-hour outage of some Amazon Web Services servers on Tuesday

Amazon launches video-conferencing for cloud customers

2017-02-15 09:22

US online giant Amazon has announced the launch of a "unified communications service" which offers video and audio conferencing through its cloud computing service.

The 8 billionaires who own the same wealth as 3.6bn people

2017-01-17 05:31

Here's the list of the eight billionaires with the same wealth as the bottom 50% of the world's population.

Amazon’s personal assistant ‘Alexa’ coming to Huawei phones

2017-01-06 07:16

Huawei plans bolting Amazon’s personal assistant technology ‘Alexa’ to its Mate 9 phones as the Chinese company announces its debut in the US market.

You can now stream The Grand Tour in SA

2016-12-14 14:57

Amazon PrimeVideo is now available in South Africa and you can catch all of the American company's best original content with the click of a button.

 

WEEKEND BINGE LIST: 8 cringe-worthy comedies to watch right now!

2017-08-18 15:23

Stream these series on Showmax, Netflix and Amazon Prime this weekend, if only to make you feel better about your own existence.

Amazon joins Tencent in bid to launch new smartphone

2017-08-10 16:39

Amazon.com has joined Tencent and the main assembler of iPhones in backing Essential Products, the startup that’s getting ready to sell a new smartphone.

How Bezos's grocery shopping shakes up an $800bn industry

2017-06-19 07:21

In one fell swoop, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has charged into the supermarket business with the $13.7bn acquisition of Whole Foods, shaking up the $800bn grocery sector.

Kevin Bacon talks to us about Dick

2017-05-10 07:00

Channel24 spoke to Kevin Bacon about his new role in the comedy, I Love Dick.

Moonlight director working on a series for Amazon

2017-03-28 21:02

"Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will follow up his Oscar-winning film with a drama series for Amazon.

Israel to Amazon: Stop selling Holocaust-denying literature

2017-02-26 17:55

Israel's official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II.

Amazon ‘walks away’ from takeover of Naspers-linked Souq.com

2017-01-18 17:01

Amazon.com and India’s Flipkart Online Services are said to have walked away from talks to acquire Dubai-based Souq.com after disagreeing over price.

These 8 men own more wealth than half the world combined

2017-01-16 11:55

The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology.

Here come 'smart stores' with robots, interactive shelves

2017-01-04 10:36

Technology may soon change the way you shop in brick-and-mortar stores, and not just online.

Amazon launches Netflix rival in SA

2016-12-14 12:53

Global technology giant Amazon has switched on its internet video service ‘Prime Video’ for over 200 countries and territories, including South Africa.

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