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Amazon (company): American electronic commerce and cloud computing company
Amazon.com, Inc., is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Google, Apple, and Facebook.

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Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute

Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg..
Reuters - Published

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Amazon (company)

Ring Barred Cops From Using 'Surveillance' As Description Of Products [Video]Ring Barred Cops From Using 'Surveillance' As Description Of Products

Amazon’s home security company Ring quietly removed the term “surveillance” from its products. This is according to a statement law enforcement officials provided to local news outlets. Gizmodo..

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Top CEOs pledge to put employees over profits [Video]Top CEOs pledge to put employees over profits

Companies should focus on social responsibilities as well as profits, the Business Roundtable, a group of corporate chief executives that includes the head of the largest U.S. bank and the CEO of the..

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Whole Foods Workers To Amazon: Cut 'Dystopian' Ties To Tech Firm Palantir [Video]Whole Foods Workers To Amazon: Cut 'Dystopian' Ties To Tech Firm Palantir

Business Insider reports some Whole Foods employees are demanding that Amazon cut ties with Palantir. Palantir runs on Amazon's cloud services, also known as Amazon Web Services. The tech company..

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Sanders Accuses Washington Post On Sanders Accuses Washington Post On "Bizarre Conspiracy"

On Monday, Bernie Sanders attacked the Washington Post. He said the Post is "not one of my great supporters" due to the fact it is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Sanders has frequently attacked Bezos..

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FedEx ends Amazon ground deliveries [Video]FedEx ends Amazon ground deliveries

FedEx said it's terminating its contract with Amazon.com for small-package ground deliveries. Fred Katayama reports.

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Jeff Bezos Sells Almost $3 Billion Worth Of Amazon Shares [Video]Jeff Bezos Sells Almost $3 Billion Worth Of Amazon Shares

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold $1.8 billion worth of the company's shares at the end of July and an additional $990 million worth in the beginning of August. It may have been his largest sell-off in..

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Dirty Business: How A Man Scammed Amazon Out Of $370K [Video]Dirty Business: How A Man Scammed Amazon Out Of $370K

A man in Spain is accused of scamming Amazon out of $370,000. According to Newser, 22-year-old James Gilbert Kwarteng did it by returning items in dirt-filled boxes. Kwarteng weighed the refilled boxes..

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Why Did IBM Cut 100,000 Jobs Over Years? [Video]Why Did IBM Cut 100,000 Jobs Over Years?

Business Insider reports that IBM axed as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years. The company wanted to appear "cool" and "trendy" like Amazon or Google, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. IBM has..

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Under the hood of Amazon's grand ambitions [Video]Under the hood of Amazon's grand ambitions

Amazon is expanding its transportation prowess to do virtually everything short of building a car. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

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Alphabet trumps Amazon on earnings day [Video]Alphabet trumps Amazon on earnings day

Alphabet and Amazon earnings came out late Thursday, and this time the bragging rights went to the Google parent firm. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Alibaba opens up to American sellers [Video]Alibaba opens up to American sellers

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, in an effort to tap into the $23.9 trillion business-to-business e-commerce market..

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Wall Street gains on rate cut hopes [Video]Wall Street gains on rate cut hopes

The S&P 500 ended higher on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon this week. Fred..

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Cloud lifts Microsoft shares to record highs [Video]Cloud lifts Microsoft shares to record highs

Microsoft shares hit all-time highs after the tech giant beat forecasts for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business. David Pollard reports.

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‘I was 19’ Richard Branson remembers the moon landing [Video]‘I was 19’ Richard Branson remembers the moon landing

On July 20, 1969, Richard Branson sat down with his family in their cottage in the British countryside to watch history being made. The images he saw on his parents' small black-and-white television..

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U.S. House Passes Bill To Raise Federal Minimum Wage [Video]U.S. House Passes Bill To Raise Federal Minimum Wage

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage. The amount varies by state but it will raise to $15 an hour by October 2025, says Reuters. Seattle, San..

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G7 ministers reach consensus on taxing digital giants [Video]G7 ministers reach consensus on taxing digital giants

The G7 finance ministers and central bank governors agreed that large tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple can be taxed in the countries in which they make money, even without being..

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Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe In EU Over Use Of Marketplace Data [Video]Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe In EU Over Use Of Marketplace Data

The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall..

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EU Probes Amazon [Video]EU Probes Amazon

The EU has launched a formal investigation into how Amazon uses data from other merchants selling goods on its websites.

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Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe [Video]Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe

Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own..

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"Fleabag," "Schitt's Creek" break into Emmy nominations

While HBO and "Game of Thrones" dominated Tuesday's Emmy nominations, newer offbeat shows like "Fleabag" and "Schitt's Creek" also made the list of elite contenders. Lisa Bernhard reports.

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Progressive Congress Members Sign Letter For Amazon Investigation [Video]Progressive Congress Members Sign Letter For Amazon Investigation

Amazon faced a Prime Day strike at a fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota. According to Gizmodo, now over a dozen progressive lawmakers are getting involved. These include Bernie Sanders,..

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On Prime Day New Yorkers Tell Jeff Bezos To Do Better [Video]On Prime Day New Yorkers Tell Jeff Bezos To Do Better

For Amazon Prime Day, a group of around 100 New Yorkers delivered petitions to the $80 million penthouse apartment of CEO Jeff Bezos. The petitions, signed by 275,000 people, demand broad change from..

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10 bizarre things on Amazon with unusually high ratings

From the Squatty Potty to the TubShroom, Amazon reviewers rave about these unusual products that you wouldn't expect to be as popular as they are.
USATODAY.com - Published

Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans

Chinese social media users directed their fury at online retailer Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans that support anti-government protesters in Hong..
Reuters - Published

Break up Google, Facebook and Amazon? Smaller companies will do the same: Today's talker

Big tech isn't the problem; it's allowing any company to scoop up large volumes of data to make a buck. Give individuals control over their data.
USATODAY.com - Published

Bernie Sanders echoes Trump in Washington Post feud

Senator Bernie Sanders is attacking the Washington Post on the campaign trail, saying the paper is harsh on him because of his criticism of its owner, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The rhetoric mimics some of..
CBS News - Published

20 innovative products on Amazon to help you stay organized

From label makers to sponge holders, these incredible organizational products on Amazon offer unique ways to keep every room in your house clean.
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20 Amazon products under $7 that are surprisingly useful

Looking to shop without spending a ton? Amazon has loads of unique and highly rated things for under $7, from rubber ducks to cleaning products and more.
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Washington Post editor says Bernie Sanders favoring 'conspiracy theory' by linking coverage to Amazon, Jeff Bezos

At a Monday town hall, Sanders suggested that some critical Washington Post coverage of his campaign was linked to his own criticism of Amazon.
USATODAY.com - Published

20 products people are obsessed with on Amazon

If you've ever wondered which products Amazon shoppers are obsessing over, look no further, as we've compiled a list of the most popular stuff purchased in 2019.
USATODAY.com - Published

Teens forced to work overtime to make Amazon devices: report

Amazon said it's investigating a report that Foxconn allegedly made Chinese teens to work overtime, violating laws
CBS News - Published

Anti-ICE protesters arrested at Amazon store in New York City

The NYPD arrested 44 protesters Sunday at an Amazon Books store in midtown Manhattan. It was the second day of demonstrations calling for the company to stop selling technology services to U.S...
CBS News - Published

Protesters target Amazon for working with ICE

Protesters carried signs with messages like, "Hey Alexa, no to camps!"
CBS News - Published

Jillian Bell on her personal transformation for "Brittany Runs A Marathon"

One of this year's breakout independent movies is "Brittany Runs A Marathon," which Amazon bought for $14 million. The film won the audience award in the U.S. drama category at Sundance this year...
CBS News - Published

Germany to cut 35 million euros in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspapers

Germany decided to suspend 35 million euros ($39 million) in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets..
Reuters - Published

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