ARTICLES RELATING TO AMAZON

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.

WATCH: Private aerospace company Blue Origin unveils its new moon lander

2019-06-10 12:19

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' private aerospace company Blue Origin has unveiled its new moon lander called the Blue Moon.

Amazon brings shows to life to stand out in streaming space

2019-06-07 13:34

Amazon Studios is turning its shows into can't miss events, focusing on creating show-based experiences to stay top-of-mind, a strategy many streaming companies have taken, creating multi-million dollar exhibits.

OPINION: Sorry, Amazon. Kim Kardashian is now a store

2019-06-01 10:32

Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted.

WATCH: Amazon makes major $575m investment in Deliveroo

2019-05-20 17:15

Amazon has invested in a $575m funding round for the London-based food delivery platform, Deliveroo, entering the e-commerce giant into a crowded market of competitors like Uber Eats, DoorDash, and Seamless.

 

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.

Google speeds up shift of hardware production away from China

2019-06-12 15:19

Alphabet’s Google is moving some production of Nest thermostats and server hardware out of China, avoiding punitive US tariffs and an increasingly hostile government in Beijing, according to people familiar with the matter.

A guide to the US antitrust case against Facebook, Google

2019-06-08 17:00

In a sign that formal inquiries could be forthcoming, the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission last week divvied up antitrust oversight for Apple, Amazon.com, Facebook and Alphabet’s Google.

Google, Facebook and Apple fall amid antitrust scrutiny

2019-06-04 05:05

Google parent Alphabet, Facebook and Apple tumbled as the companies appear set to undergo US antitrust probes after the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to split up oversight of technology giants.

Amazon facial recognition shareholder proposals are voted down

2019-05-23 06:02

Shareholders also voted down a proposal submitted by employees that called on the company to detail its strategy for coping with climate change.

Want to be a disruptor? Forget technology, focus on the customer - exec

2019-05-19 17:57

The key challenge for businesses today is not to master new technologies, but to solve the 'wicked problems' they and their customers may face in an increasingly complex environment.

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