Amazon investigates report employees leaked data for bribes

2018-09-17 05:45

Amazon.com is conducting an investigation into employees that are said to offer sellers on its e-commerce program with an advantage by providing confidential internal data and other services in exchange for a fee.

Trump now says Google, Facebook, Amazon may be ‘antitrust situation’

2018-09-02 13:39

Trump’s latest attack on the technology companies began Tuesday when he claimed without providing evidence that Google’s news search function favoured liberal over conservative outlets.

Twitter and Amazon want to bring you more sports

2018-08-15 05:15

Amazon.com and Twitter are exploring ways to bring more sports content to customers - including personalised notifications of live events - seeking to lure a larger number of viewers in the age of cord-cutting.

Amazon facial AI matched politicians with criminals in test

2018-07-27 07:40

Amazon.com's facial recognition software falsely matched 28 members of the US Congress to criminal mugshots of different people, according to a test conducted by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Amazon suffers tech crashes and strikes during Prime Day bonanza

2018-07-17 10:36

Amazon.com has kicked off its big Prime Day sales promotion with technical glitches on its website and app, threatening its 36-hour sales extravaganza.

Amazon takes a page from Toys ‘R’ Us with a holiday catalogue

2018-07-04 14:55

In a drive to win the business up for grabs after the demise of Toys 'R' Us, the online giant is going conventional with plans to publish a holiday toy catalogue.

Nicole Kidman signs big TV and movie deal with Amazon

2018-06-15 14:05

Amazon Studios says it's signed a deal with Nicole Kidman and her production company for movie and TV projects.

Amazon to show live EPL matches

2018-06-07 14:18

Amazon has secured the rights to show English Premier League matches for the first time in further evidence of their financial might in the bidding wars for sports events.

Privacy advocates urge Amazon not to sell face recognition tool to police

2018-05-23 10:24

Amazon's decision to market a powerful face recognition tool to police is alarming privacy advocates, who say the tech giant's reach could vastly accelerate a dystopian future in which camera-equipped officers can identify and track people in real time, whether they're involved in crimes or not.

Get Into My Car... Amazon begins delivery to vehicles

2018-04-24 14:18

Amazon begins delivering packages to newer General Motors and Volvo vehicles owned by Prime members.

 

Jeff Bezos joins megadonors club with $2bn fund to help the homeless

2018-09-13 21:45

The move catapults the world’s richest person into a rarefied group of billionaire megadonors at a time when his company, Amazon.com, faces growing scrutiny over its rising power and impact on the economy.

7 movies you’ll either love or hate on internet TV

2018-08-24 09:55

Stream these divisive hidden gems on Showmax, DStv Now, Netflix and Amazon Prime this weekend.

Apple and Amazon lead the pack to $1trn market value

2018-07-29 08:14

For a long time, Apple appeared to be flying solo to a $1trn market value, but Amazon is right at its heels - and experts have no fears of a tech bubble.

WATCH: Amazon workers strike across Europe

2018-07-20 07:20

Thousands of Amazon workers go on strike for better working conditions in many European countries, including Germany, Poland and Spain.

Amazon has global aspirations for medical-supplies marketplace

2018-07-11 22:00

Amazon.com has global aspirations for its medical-supplies marketplace, highlighting the ecommerce giant’s sweeping ambitions to disrupt health care.

Amazon moves to disrupt pharmacy sector with new acquisition

2018-06-28 19:52

Amazon has set its sights on the pharmacy market with the acquisition of tech-focused retailer PillPack, sending shock waves through the sector over prospects of disruption.

Amazon blasted by labour group over factory conditions in China

2018-06-11 15:53

A watchdog group is calling on Amazon.com to improve conditions for factory workers in China, renewing criticisms that CEO Jeff Bezos became wealthy on the backs of poorly paid labourers.

Emirates wants Amazon-like robots sorting out airport baggage

2018-06-05 12:08

Emirates, the world’s biggest long-haul carrier, can’t understand why robots - like the ones used by Amazon.com’s warehouses - aren’t handling airport baggage yet.

Amazon, Microsoft, Intel dispel doubts about tech growth

2018-04-27 16:32

Big technology stocks have taken a beating on concerns the industry’s growth surge was under threat. But new results have gone a long way toward proving naysayers wrong

As Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter, White House holds its fire

2018-04-04 05:15

While Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter, inside the White House there are no active discussions about turning the power of his administration against the e-commerce giant, say sources.

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