ARTICLES RELATING TO AMAZON

Amazon gets go-ahead for drone test flights

2015-03-20 12:25

Amazon.com has won US federal regulators' approval to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce giant pursues its vision of speeding packages to customers.

The latest updates on the Biznews Global Share Portfolio

2015-02-24 07:36

Alec Hogg and Simon Brown run through updates of the Biznews Global Share Portfolio, run through Webtrader, for a look at how Biznews shares are performing.

Amazon surprises with profit

2015-01-30 13:20

Amazon has surprised the market with a quarterly profit far better than anticipated for the online giant.

MTN links up to Amazon Web Services

2015-01-27 16:00

Africa’s biggest mobile network plans to directly connect its business customers to the cloud computing offering.

Amazon strike in Germany enters second week

2014-12-22 15:07

A strike by workers employed at Amazon's German operations entered its second week on Monday, with the action threatening to disrupt the US online retailer's business.

Amazon workers strike in Germany

2014-12-15 14:40

Workers at Amazon warehouses in Germany have started a fresh three-day strike to press their demands for better pay and conditions.

Amazon warns US over drone policy limbo

2014-12-09 07:50

Amazon, keen to blaze a trail with delivery by drone, is threatening to take much of its research for the plan outside the US amid frustrations with regulators.

Amazon's new robot army is ready to ship

2014-12-01 09:41

Amazon has shown off its army of new robots, which include devices that glide across warehouse floors to help workers meet high shipping demand during these holidays.

Amazon stuns rivals with back chat speaker

2014-11-07 08:25

Internet retail titan Amazon has introduced a home virtual assistant always at the ready to answer questions, fetch news, play music or help with to-do lists.

Investors punish Amazon after hefty losses

2014-10-26 15:38

Amazon has taken a pounding, raising doubts on whether investors will support chief executive Jeff Bezos' strategy of putting investment ahead of profit.

 

Amazon sets up shop in China on Alibaba platform

2015-03-06 14:46

Amazon has set up shop on the business-to-consumer platform of Alibaba as it seeks a greater presence in the massive Chinese market.

Entrepreneurial Masterclass: Alibaba founder Jack Ma interviewed by Charlie Rose

2015-02-11 07:49

Jack Ma, the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, gave an interview at the Davos World Economic Forum with Bloomberg TV’s Charlie Rose.

Amazon takes on Microsoft with email offer

2015-01-30 07:21

Amazon has announced plans to offer a cloud-based email and calendar service to directly compete with Microsoft Outlook.

Amazon determined to give you fresh original content

2015-01-20 17:00

Amazon Studios have announced plans to expand into movie production by acquiring films to stream.

US appeals court hears Apple ebooks challenge

2014-12-16 09:27

A US judge has expressed doubt towards the government's ebook antitrust case against Apple, saying the tech giant was challenging "predatory" pricing from Amazon.

Amazon job posts hint at global ambitions

2014-12-12 08:02

Amazon.com is considering expanding its same-day delivery programme globally, recent job listings show.

Amazon hit by pre-Christmas season strike

2014-12-08 14:48

Workers have gone on strike at a German site of Amazon, aiming to hit the US online retail giant in the busy pre-Christmas season amid a long-running pay dispute.

Amazon delivers blow to Royal Mail

2014-11-19 13:50

Amazon's own delivery service will more than halve the growth potential for Royal Mail's parcels business, the former state-owned British company says.

Amazon unveils Chromecast challenger

2014-10-30 12:16

Amazon has unveiled a new media stick allowing users to stream content to television sets, challenging Google's Chromecast device.

Huh? Amazon to open brick-and-mortar store

2014-10-10 10:07

Amazon is planning to open its first physical store, says a report.

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