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Amazon.com, Inc., is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Four tech companies, along with Google, Apple, and Facebook. It's been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world."

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'Hunters' star Al Pacino names his favorite comic-book hero, and the answer will surprise you

Al Pacino, star of Amazon's comic-infused 'Hunters,' has a surprising childhood comic favorite: Archie. He and his friends even play-acted scenes.
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24 kitchen gadgets under $20 you'll actually use

These are the best kitchen products on Amazon that cost less than $20, from the rapid egg cooker to the best measuring cups to the Veggetti spiralizer.
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Videos for Amazon (company)


Best Buy bucks holiday sales trend [Video]Best Buy bucks holiday sales trend

Strong sales of mobile phones, tablets and headphones helped Best Buy post quarterly profit and sales that beat expectations. As Fred Katayama reports, its investment in its e-commerce operations is..

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Amazon Opens a Full-Size, Cashier-less Grocery Store [Video]Amazon Opens a Full-Size, Cashier-less Grocery Store

Known as Amazon Go Grocery, the flagship store opened on Tuesday in the Seattle neighborhood of Capital Hill.

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Amazon launches cashier-less supermarket [Video]Amazon launches cashier-less supermarket

Amazon.com is opening Amazon Go Grocery in Seattle Tuesday, a cashier-less store that's four times larger than its first cashier-free store, Amazon Go. Fred Katayama reports.

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Amazon criticized for 'Hunters', anti-Semitic books [Video]Amazon criticized for 'Hunters', anti-Semitic books

The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series "Hunters" and for selling books of Nazi propaganda.

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G20 finance heads wrap up meeting overshadowed by virus outbreak [Video]G20 finance heads wrap up meeting overshadowed by virus outbreak

Finance leaders of the world's top 20 economies wrapped up their two-day meeting on Sunday that was dominated by growing concern over the widening fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. Ciara Lee..

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Al Pacino joins cinemas' A-list in streaming television [Video]Al Pacino joins cinemas' A-list in streaming television

The legendary Hollywood actor plays the head of a Nazi hunting team in "Hunter", a new Amazon series based on the real-life events of 'Operation Paperclip', says creator David Weil.

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Pacino turns Nazi hunter in TV series debut for Amazon [Video]Pacino turns Nazi hunter in TV series debut for Amazon

The 79-year-old stars in "Hunters", a series about a band of Nazi hunters in New York in the 1970s, inspired by a true story.

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Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More [Video]Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More

Toby Emmerich (Warner Bros), Donna Langley (Universal), Jim Gianopulos (Paramount), Alan Horn (Disney), Tom Rothman (Sony), Jennifer Salke (Amazon) and Scott Stuber (Netflix) join for the Studio..

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Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch [Video]Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch

Key events for Wall Street next week include quarterly results from retail giant Walmart, monthly home construction and resale data, as well as any updates on the coronavirus outbreak in China. Conway..

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What is Amazon Pantry And How Does It Work? [Video]What is Amazon Pantry And How Does It Work?

Don't know what Amazon Pantry is?....it's Amazon's delivery service for groceries and other household items. According to Business insider, anyone can sign up for Amazon Pantry even if you're not an..

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A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike [Video]A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike

Wall Street finished lower on Thursday as investors took a cautious stance after a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths in China. Conway G. Gittens has the recap.

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Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning [Video]Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning

Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond plummeted in early trading Wednesday after the home furnishings retailer warned of a steep drop in sales. Fred Katayama reports.

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Pope nixes proposal to let married men be priests [Video]Pope nixes proposal to let married men be priests

Pope Francis, in one of the most significant decisions of his papacy, appears to have bowed to conservative pressure and dismissed a proposal to use married men to offset dwindling numbers of priests...

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Catholic Church to reveal decision on priestly celibacy in Amazon [Video]Catholic Church to reveal decision on priestly celibacy in Amazon

Church mulls decision due to scarcity of priests in Amazon and decreasing number of Roman Catholics in Latin America.

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S&P 500, Nasdaq reach record closing highs [Video]S&P 500, Nasdaq reach record closing highs

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed at record highs on Monday as Chinese workers and factories slowly returned to business following a Lunar New Year holiday that was protracted by the deadly coronavirus..

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Coronavirus puts chill on phone and air shows [Video]Coronavirus puts chill on phone and air shows

Organizers of the Singapore Air Show and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona have scrambled to respond after big names pulled out of the events due to the coronavirus. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable [Video]An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez have been publicly dating for just over a year. Sanchez is an Emmy-nominated news anchor and media personality. Bezos is the CEO of Amazon and the richest man in the..

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Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock? [Video]Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has sold $1.8 billion of Amazon shares according to SEC filings. Amazon shares saw a huge spike last week. The company reported triumphant 2019 earnings report. This isn't the..

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App makers get caught up in Apple antitrust probe [Video]App makers get caught up in Apple antitrust probe

The U.S. Justice Department has reached out to app developers as part of the government's investigation into alledged anti-competitive behavior at Apple, Reuters has learned exclusively. Conway G...

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Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users [Video]Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users

Compared to the e-commerce giant, Netflix has nearly 162 million worldwide members. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the impressive number in the company's final quarterly report of 2019.

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Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates [Video]Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday posted holiday quarter results well above expectations as the expansion of its one-day shipping program came under budget and membership in its Prime loyalty club notched a..

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Amazon 4th-Quarter Earnings [Video]Amazon 4th-Quarter Earnings

AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis Amazon is set to report its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes on Thursday. The report stands to reverse some of the negative sentiment sourced from its last..

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What Exactly Is Amazon Prime Day? [Video]What Exactly Is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day has cemented itself as a major retail sales holiday. With its competitive pricing and wide range of products, Prime Day has become a shopper's can't-miss-sale. Introduced in 2015 in..

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Amazon Files International Trademarks for ‘Amazon Pharmacy’ [Video]Amazon Files International Trademarks for ‘Amazon Pharmacy’

Amazon recently filed trademark applications for “Amazon Pharmacy” in the U.K., Canada and Australia.

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Amazon opens Seattle grocery store, expanding grab-and-go cashless shopping. Is Whole Foods next?

Amazon's new Go Grocery store in Seattle will be more than four times larger than typical Go store and offer what you'd see at your local market.
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Pacino and Lerman are Nazi 'Hunters' in new Amazon series

Al Pacino and Logan Lerman, stars of new Amazon Prime series "Hunters," about a vigilante group fighting a Nazi uprising in America, discuss the show's examination of facism and revenge. (Feb. 21)  
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Due to coronavirus complications in China, Facebook's Oculus Quest even more backlogged

Coronavirus concerns complicate Facebook's efforts to get Oculus Quest headsets made. Best way to buy it now: third-party sellers like eBay and Amazon.
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos launches $10-billion Bezos Earth Fund to fight climate change

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Monday he was committing $10 billion of his personal fortune to fight climate change with the Bezos Earth Fund.
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The best Presidents Days weekend deals and sales happening at Amazon, Target, and more

This Presidents Day weekend, you can shop some incredible deals and sales from retailers like Amazon, Target, Wayfair, and more.
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Siding With Amazon, Judge Halts Work on Microsoft’s JEDI Contract

The judge ordered work to stop on a cloud-computing contract for the Pentagon until Amazon’s legal challenge was resolved.
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Amazon headquarters in Madrid briefly evacuated after false bomb threat: police

The Madrid headquarters of U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc were temporarily evacuated on Thursday after a bomb threat which proved to be false, Spanish police said.
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos buys $165-million Los Angeles mansion owned by David Geffen, reports say

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest person, is has purchased the historic Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for $165 million.
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Amazon Catholics pledge to press on after Pope says no to married priests

Catholic communities across the Amazon said they would keep pushing for married men to be allowed to celebrate Mass in the remote rainforest region, after a papal decision on Wednesday blocked their..
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Pope dismisses proposal to ordain married men as priests in Amazon

Pope Francis, in one of the most significant decisions of his papacy, on Wednesday dismissed a proposal to allow some married men to be ordained in the Amazon region to ease an acute scarcity of..
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Brazil prosecutors seek to remove ex-missionary from indigenous post

Federal prosecutors sought on Tuesday to reverse a controversial decision by Brazil's right-wing government to appoint a former evangelical missionary to protect isolated and recently contacted..
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All the Valentine's Day sales you can shop at Amazon, Bouqs, Aerie, and more

While chocolates and flowers are usually the go-to this Valentine's Day, there are tons of other deals and sales to shop, so you can save on the perfect gift by Friday.
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Amazon pulls out of major Barcelona telecoms conference over coronavirus

Amazon.com Inc has pulled out of this month's Mobile World Congress because of the coronavirus outbreak, in another blow to one of the telecom industry's biggest gatherings which attracts over 100,000..
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Amazon withdraws from Barcelona's Mobile World Congress tech conference over coronavirus: El Mundo

Amazon (AMZN.O) withdrew on Sunday from attending an international telecoms conference in Barcelona later this month because of the new coronavirus.
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26 things on Amazon that will make your life easier

From a robot vacuum to a smart speaker to meal prep containers, these useful Amazon products will make your daily routine easier.
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Jeff Bezos sold $1.8 billion worth of Amazon stock as it eclipsed $1 trillion in market value

Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, cashed out of his Amazon shares as the stock skyrocketed recently, making him even richer.
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You can get the best noise-canceling headphones for a major discount right now

The Sony WH-1000XM3s are the best noise-canceling headphones we've ever tested and are at their lowest price since Black Friday on Amazon.
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos, already the wealthiest person on the planet, just got billions richer

Jeff Bezos got billions richer in minutes as Amazon shares soared in extended trading on a killer quarter driven by strong holiday sales.
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Bolton’s book will be published on March 17, according to its Amazon page.

The book’s title appears in an oval on the cover, a hint of the room it refers to.
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U.S. Cracks Down on Counterfeits in a Warning Shot to China

The Trump administration is stepping up searches and squeezing online sellers like Amazon to make sure Beijing is sticking to a partial trade deal.
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U.N. says officials barred from using WhatsApp since June 2019 over security

United Nations officials do not use WhatsApp to communicate because "it's not supported as a secure mechanism," a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday, after U.N. experts accused Saudi Arabia of using the..
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White House says it takes reports of Amazon chief Bezos' phone hack seriously

The White House on Thursday said it is taking reports about the hacking of Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos' phone seriously, after reports raised questions about the possible..
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CEOs should still do work with Saudi Arabia despite report: Mnuchin

American business executives should still do business with Saudi Arabia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday after a report on the kingdom's possible involvement in the hacking of..
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Saudi Arabia denies hacking Jeff Bezos' phone

Saudi Arabia denied it was responsible for a cyberattack against Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and called for a formal government investigation.
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U.N. experts demand probe into alleged Saudi hack of Amazon boss Bezos

U.N. experts have demanded an immediate investigation by U.S. and other authorities into allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
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Saudi prince may have been involved in Bezos phone hacking: U.N. experts

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon's billionaire boss Jeff Bezos, United Nations experts said on Wednesday.
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Saudi prince helped hack Amazon boss Bezos' phone? Absurd, says minister

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister dismissed allegations that the crown prince may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos as "absurd" on Wednesday, seeking to head off a..
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Saudi foreign minister calls claim that Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Wednesday that an allegation the kingdom’s crown prince had been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon founder Jeff..
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Saudi involved in hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone, U.N. report will say

Two UN officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone and both the kingdom and the United States..
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Saudi dismisses reports it is behind hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone

Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday that a media report that the Kingdom is behind the hacking of Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone was "absurd."
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The most amazing Super Bowl TV deals at Walmart, Amazon, Best Buy, and more

The Super Bowl is coming, and you can score incredible TV deals from top brands like Samsung, LG, TCL, and more.
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What will it take for the government to protect your privacy?

Are Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon – and the government – doing enough to protect your privacy? Is 2020 the year we'll see a federal privacy law?
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The Policing of the American Porch

Ring offers a front-door view of a country where millions of Amazon customers use Amazon cameras to watch Amazon contractors deliver Amazon packages.
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Alphabet, Google's parent company, just topped $1 trillion in market value, joining other tech giants

Alphabet just joined the trillionaire club. The tech giant is the fourth U.S. company to hit the milestone after Apple, Microsoft and Amazon.
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Amazon to seek order to block Microsoft from working on DoD's JEDI contract

Amazon.com Inc will ask a judge to temporarily block Microsoft Corp from working on a $10 billion cloud contract from the Pentagon, a court filing showed on Monday.
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This Apple AirPods deal on Amazon is the best we've ever seen

Right now, Apple AirPods are back down to their Black Friday price at Amazon, making it a great time to get a pair for yourself.
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'You can do better': Jeff Bezos ripped for $690K Australian wildfire relief donation

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the tech giant is donating $690,000 to Australia wildfire recovery efforts, but many critics are saying it's not enough.
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As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

Seattle, the Pacific Northwest city where home-grown online retailer Amazon.com has increasingly flexed its political muscle, is expected to approve on Monday legislation banning political..
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Amazon is planning to bring movies and video to cars with Fire TV

Amazon makes lots of announcements at trade show in Las Vegas, including numbers. Some 40 million people now use Fire TV, e-tailer says.
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How Big Tech Is Turning New York Into a Silicon Valley Rival

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will soon have 20,000 workers in the city, many in a cluster of offices on the West Side.
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Why Amazon, Google and Apple want to record you

Amazon automatically records you whether you like it or not, with Apple it's opt-in. Google records audio and keystrokes
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This simple trick stops Google, Amazon and Facebook from listening to you all the time

One simple trick can keep Google Home, Amazon Echo and Facebook Portal devices from listening in on your conversations when you don't want them to.
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Amazon is looking into tech that can identify you using the veins in your hand

An Amazon patent application suggests the e-commerce giant is working on a hand-scanning identification system for its Amazon Go stores.
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The best after Christmas sales you can shop right now

These after Christmas sales at Nordstrom, Amazon, L.L.Bean, and other major retailers are the perfect way to save on gifts you really want for yourself.
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Amazon is watching, listening and tracking you. Here's how to stop it

You can turn off some of the tracking, but then many Amazon features won't work. And if you want to delete your Alexa recordings, you need the app.
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Your Friday Briefing

Impeachment, Pete Buttigieg, Amazon: Here's what you need to know.
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Prime Leverage: How Amazon Wields Power in the Technology World

Software start-ups have a phrase for what Amazon is doing to them: ‘strip-mining’ them of their innovations.
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Amazon on-time delivery slip reported after Cyber Monday sales surge

On-time delivery rates fell for Amazon.com Inc van drivers in the latest week, consulting firm ShipMatrix said on Wednesday, but the online retailer said its performance was "far better than what's..
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