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Apple pushes back release of HomePod speaker to 2018

2017-11-19 12:10

Apple is delaying until early next year the release of its HomePod speaker, missing the key holiday shopping season in the fast-growing segment of connected speakers.

Amazon among big winners this earnings cycle

2017-10-30 11:29

For all the hand-wringing about how Amazon.com growth aspirations may hurt other companies, there’s plenty of evidence in third-quarter earnings results that the online retailer isn’t alone in benefiting from robust economic growth.

Top 5 on Fin24: Parliament has date for Eskom inquiry, new pension fund suspicions, and an audit for the PIC

2017-10-11 17:47

In case you missed it, here is a roundup of Wednesday's top 5 Fin24 reads.

Amazon hunting for second US headquarters to host 50 000 staff

2017-09-07 13:53

Amazon.com is searching for a site for a major corporate office in the US, a development expected to house as many as 50 000 people.

Trump says Amazon does 'great damage' to retailers

2017-08-16 14:19

Amazon.com is causing great damage to tax paying retailers,' US President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post, causing shares in the online retailer to fall 1.2%.

Bezos's reign as world's richest proves fleeting as Amazon sinks

2017-07-28 08:29

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s richest person on Thursday … at least for a few hours.

Amazon Whole Foods deal eats into supermarket stocks

2017-06-18 13:15

Shares in groceries-selling retailers tumbled after Amazon's announced it will acquire Whole Foods Market.

Uber lifts financial veil on cash-burning machine

2017-04-17 07:37

Uber has said its revenue growth is outpacing losses, hoping to show the business is on a strong trajectory as it attempts to address a recent cascade of scandals.

Typo caused Amazon's big cloud-computing blackout

2017-03-03 08:51

Amazon says an incorrectly typed command during a routine debugging of its billing system caused the five-hour outage of some Amazon Web Services servers on Tuesday

Amazon launches video-conferencing for cloud customers

2017-02-15 09:22

US online giant Amazon has announced the launch of a "unified communications service" which offers video and audio conferencing through its cloud computing service.

 

Amazon investigating Jeffrey Tambor over sexual harassment claims

2017-11-09 09:29

Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor is refuting allegations that he behaved inappropriately toward a former assistant.

Head of Amazon Studios resigns after harassment charge

2017-10-18 09:43

Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios in Hollywood, resigns after he was accused of sexual harassment by a producer of 'Man in the High Castle.'

Now you can read in the bath as Amazon debuts waterproof Kindle

2017-10-11 16:07

Amazon.com has introduced a waterproof Kindle e-reader long-awaited by enthusiasts, meaning people can read in at the beach or in the bath tub.

WEEKEND BINGE LIST: 8 cringe-worthy comedies to watch right now!

2017-08-18 15:23

Stream these series on Showmax, Netflix and Amazon Prime this weekend, if only to make you feel better about your own existence.

Amazon joins Tencent in bid to launch new smartphone

2017-08-10 16:39

Amazon.com has joined Tencent and the main assembler of iPhones in backing Essential Products, the startup that’s getting ready to sell a new smartphone.

How Bezos's grocery shopping shakes up an $800bn industry

2017-06-19 07:21

In one fell swoop, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has charged into the supermarket business with the $13.7bn acquisition of Whole Foods, shaking up the $800bn grocery sector.

Kevin Bacon talks to us about Dick

2017-05-10 07:00

Channel24 spoke to Kevin Bacon about his new role in the comedy, I Love Dick.

Moonlight director working on a series for Amazon

2017-03-28 21:02

"Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will follow up his Oscar-winning film with a drama series for Amazon.

Israel to Amazon: Stop selling Holocaust-denying literature

2017-02-26 17:55

Israel's official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II.

Amazon ‘walks away’ from takeover of Naspers-linked Souq.com

2017-01-18 17:01

Amazon.com and India’s Flipkart Online Services are said to have walked away from talks to acquire Dubai-based Souq.com after disagreeing over price.

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