ARTICLES RELATING TO AMAZON

Amazon to rival Netflix with video-only service

2016-04-18 07:26

Amazon.com is starting a video-only subscription service to rival Netflix, showing that the movie-streaming introduced five years ago as a customer retention tool has grown.

Millions more switch on to Amazon Prime

2015-12-29 09:47

US online giant Amazon says it added three million customers to its Prime subscription service worldwide in the third week of December as it capped a record holiday season.

Internet giants to testify over tax breaks

2015-11-15 10:52

Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at the European Parliament on the issue of tax breaks for big businesses.

Tech euphoria drives Facebook to record

2015-10-26 08:45

Facebook shares have lifted to an all-time high, crossing $100 for the first time, during a rally in the technology sector on Wall Street.

US should be 'spacefaring' - Bezos

2015-09-17 12:53

Technology billionaire Jeff Bezos is excited about the idea of humans in space - millions of them living and working there.

Amazon moves to fuel start-ups for its platform

2015-07-30 07:49

Amazon has unveiled plans to help start-ups launch and sell their products and services through the US online giant.

Amazon launches 1 hour delivery service in London

2015-07-02 12:33

Amazon.com launched its one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, for select areas of London on Tuesday and said it would expand the programme.

Fight fatigue, feel fabulous with Celynn Erasmus and Joni Peddie

2015-06-18 07:55

Help is close at hand for corporates and ordinary mortals in a new book co-authored by a dynamic Johannesburg duo: Celynn Erasmus and Joni Peddie.

Amazon, Google want your DNA in the cloud

2015-06-06 18:00

Amazon.com is in a race against Google to store data on human DNA, seeking both bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries.

Amazon drones could deliver packages for just $1

2015-04-11 15:30

The e-commerce giant's proposed use of drones could drive down the cost to deliver small packages.

 

10 trends that will drive the next revolution

2016-03-04 07:00

The way we look at the world in 2016 changes the future we choose. finweek unpacks 10 trends that will shape the years ahead.

Amazon is thirsty for an Oscar

2015-12-28 17:00

US online retail giant Amazon plans to produce 16 feature films a year to secure an Oscar win.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos backs 'Uber of trucks' startup

2015-10-27 10:21

Trucking isn't the first thing that comes to mind when considering industries ripe for disruption but a number of big tech hitters are looking to shake up the space.

Amazon bans sale of rival video streaming devices

2015-10-02 11:17

Amazon will stop allowing the sale of Google and Apple video-streaming devices on its site as it focuses on its own Prime Instant Video streaming service.

Former Top Gear trio will have total freedom on their new car show!

2015-09-09 12:54

Richard Hammond claims Amazon won't "interfere" with the making of his and his former Top Gear colleagues Jeremy Clarkson and James May's new car show.

Walmart, Amazon ready face-off over sales

2015-07-14 09:43

Walmart Stores has announced plans for a massive sale timed to compete with a big Amazon promotion.

Amazon to pay authors based on pages read

2015-06-23 07:52

It could soon pay more to write lengthier books, if you are an author self-publishing on Amazon.com's Kindle e-book platform.

EU probes Amazon e-book business

2015-06-12 07:30

The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into Amazon's e-book business.

Amazon unveils new business marketplace

2015-04-29 07:45

Amazon has announced a new business marketplace, in a move aimed at bringing the online giant's expertise to wholesaling.

Jeff Bezos rocket company to begin test flights

2015-04-09 09:35

A space company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has finished work on a rocket engine for a suborbital spaceship and expects to begin flight tests.

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