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.

#CES2018: Toyota cars to integrate Amazon voice assistant

2018-01-10 10:58

Toyota says it will begin integrating Amazon's Alexa voice assistant into some of its vehicles, so drivers can tell their cars to play music or set a comfortable temperature at home before arriving.

Company slams Amazon 'complicity' in fake goods

2017-12-22 15:34

The head of the iconic German shoe brand Birkenstock has slammed Amazon's failure to tackle the scourge of counterfeit goods online.

'Grinch bots' may steal Christmas

2017-12-08 17:16

If no one comes to the rescue, an online army of "Grinch bots" may end up spoiling Christmas for many kids by using automated software to scoop up prized toys and other sought-after items for big profit.

 

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.

President Trump goes after a favorite target, Amazon

2018-03-29 20:25

President Donald Trump is going after a favourite target, criticising Amazon on Twitter.

Amazon is said to plan bid for Premier League rights

2018-01-05 17:14

The auction for the Premier League’s live rights pulled in about R85bn in 2015 after broadcasters Sky and BT bid against each other for the rights for three seasons.

Top seven festive picks on Amazon this December

2017-12-20 14:50

Get into the festive spirit by indulging in these holiday-themed flicks and series episodes.

First look at Jon Hamm as the Archangel Gabriel

2017-12-01 18:00

Amazon has revealed the first picture of Jon Hamm as the Archangel Gabriel in new Prime Original series Good Omens.

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