WATCH: Amazon shuts New York warehouse after associate tests positive

2020-03-20 14:21

Amazon.com said it's temporarily closing a small New York warehouse after one of its associates tested positive for the coronavirus. As Fred Katayama reports, it highlights the operational risk it faces as the disease spreads.

Amazon offers cashierless tech to rival retailers

2020-03-11 19:19

Amazon began offering its "just walk out" technology to other retailers in a move aimed at boosting the use of the cashierless store system.

WATCH: Amazon's Bezos announces new $10bn climate fund

2020-02-20 20:44

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will commit $10bn to fund scientists, activists, nonprofits and other groups fighting to protect the environment and counter the effects of climate change, he announced.

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.

 

WATCH: Amazon to hire 100 000 workers as virus sparks order surge

2020-03-18 14:48

Amazon said it would hire 100 000 warehouse and delivery workers in the United States to deal with a surge in online orders, as many consumers have turned to the web to meet their needs during the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus update: nations and companies react

2020-02-29 12:29

China's factory activity fell to a record low after weeks of closures caused by the virus, while the number of cases reported in South Korea soared 35%, or by over 800, in 24 hours.

Bezos launches $10 bn fund to combat climate change

2020-02-18 15:00

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn to a new fund to tackle climate change but activists have urged the world's richest man to first clean up the e-commerce giant's own lacklustre environmental record.

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.

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