ARTICLES RELATING TO AMAZON

Amazon reveals cast for 'Lord of the Rings' series

2020-01-24 07:05

Amazon Studios has announced the multi-generational, and global cast for its still-to-be-named The Lord of the Rings drama series.

IAN MANN REVIEWS: The top 3 principles that built Amazon

2019-12-25 16:31

In July 1994, 30-year old Jeff Bezos left his job on Wall Street to start a little online bookstore called Amazon.com. The rest is history, says Ian Mann.

Amazon acquire Champions League broadcast rights in Germany

2019-12-10 13:41

Amazon confirmed Tuesday that they have acquired the rights to broadcast a selection of Champions League games in Germany from the 2021/22 season

Amazon Web Services to invest R365m in supporting black tech small businesses

2019-11-11 22:17

An Amazon Web Services investment programme will target 100% black-owned small businesses in the information communications technology sector.

WATCH: Drivers complain of long hours, low pay. Can Amazon deliver in its 2nd-biggest market?

2019-10-24 15:56

A driver shortage could threaten to inflict higher costs and logistical challenges on Amazon in Germany, where subcontracted drivers complain of long hours and low pay. Amazon says there isn't a problem.

Amazon, Facebook and Google to face another House inquiry

2019-10-04 19:41

Big tech firms are about to face yet another congressional headache.

Fires not the only threat facing Amazon

2019-08-31 11:48

Raging wildfires have drawn the world's attention to the Amazon but immolation is just one of the dangers facing the world's largest rain forest, environmental experts across the region say.

Apple targets Apple TV+ launch in November, aims for $50bn in service sales

2019-08-21 09:27

Apple plans to roll out the Apple TV+ movie and TV subscription service by November, part of a drive to reach $50bn in service sales by 2020.

John Krasinski is back as Jack Ryan in thrilling teaser for second season

2019-07-30 09:01

The teaser for the highly-anticipated second season of the fan-favourite Amazon Original Series, 'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan' has been released.

WATCH: Amazon to retrain a third of employees in $700m 'upskilling' effort

2019-07-13 19:00

The e-commerce giant's Upskilling 2025 pledge promises to give 100 000 employees access to training for in-demand jobs and “highly skilled roles within or outside of Amazon” in the next six years.

 

Self-driving cars? This is the automotive fail of the decade

2019-12-30 07:32

'Our trust in digital technology companies has become so complete, that when a host of these promised self-driving cars, we believed them. And as 2019 nears its end – nobody has delivered', writes Lance Branquinho.

Apple, Google, Amazon eye common standard for smart home devices

2019-12-20 12:24

Will Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri and Google Assistant finally get along?

Amazon make low-key live Premier League debut

2019-12-05 15:14

Amazon's entry into the live broadcasting of Premier League football was expected to be full of glitz and innovation but instead stuck to a tried and tested formula.

Amazon backs renewables projects on path to 100% clean power

2019-10-26 14:08

Amazon.com will invest in three new wind and solar projects as it moves toward a goal of meeting 80% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2024, and 100% by 2030.

Amazon workers may be watching your cloud cam home footage

2019-10-10 15:36

In a promotional video, Amazon.com says its Cloud Cam home security camera provides “everything you need to monitor your home, day or night.” In fact, the artificially intelligent device requires help from a squad of invisible employees.

They're drivers for 'Africa's Amazon' – and it's a rough day at the office

2019-09-20 19:02

Faulty payment systems, patchy phone-network coverage, parking woes and unreliable customers: Just a day in the life of a typical delivery driver for Jumia Technologies in Lagos.

WATCH: Amazon opens its biggest global campus in India

2019-08-25 15:29

Amazon.com on Wednesday launched its biggest campus in the world in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.

Bezos sells $2bn of Amazon stock after 4% stake transfer

2019-08-02 13:33

MacKenzie Bezos is officially Amazon.com’s second-largest individual shareholder.

What SA can learn about business confidence from the global tech giants

2019-07-15 18:08

SA can learn something about building business confidence from the tech giants like Google and Amazon, says Grant Sieff.

MacKenzie Bezos gets ready for a R540bn stake in Amazon

2019-07-06 12:59

MacKenzie Bezos will walk away from her marriage to Jeff Bezos with a R540bn stake in technology company Amazon.

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