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Amazon (company): American technology and e-commerce company
Amazon.com, Inc., is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington. Amazon 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. It has been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world" as well as the world's most valuable brand.

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What Is Wayfair's 'Way Day'? [Video]

What Is Wayfair's 'Way Day'?

Wayfair is competing with Amazon by having its own massive sale day called "Way Day." Way Day starts on September 23 and ends at 3 a.m. EST on September 25. This sale will include discounts of up to..

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Netflix acquires rights to ‘Malcolm & Marie’ in $30 million deal [Video]

Netflix acquires rights to ‘Malcolm & Marie’ in $30 million deal

Netflix has outbid HBO, Amazon, Searchlight, Apple and MGM to acquire the worldwide rights to ‘Malcolm & Marie’.

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Amazon to Hire 100,000 More Employees [Video]

Amazon to Hire 100,000 More Employees

On Monday, the retail giant said the new workers will be utilized for packing, shipping and sorting orders both part-time and full-time.

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Rupal Patel to return to Saath Nibhaana Saathiya, Amitabh Bachchan to lend his voice to Alexa [Video]

Rupal Patel to return to Saath Nibhaana Saathiya, Amitabh Bachchan to lend his voice to Alexa

Rupal Patel confirms her return as Kokilaben in the second season of the popular show - Saath Nibhaana Saathiya. Amitabh Bachchan joins hands with Amazon, to become the first Indian celebrity to lend..

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Amazon to hire 100,000 more workers [Video]

Amazon to hire 100,000 more workers

Amazon says it plans to recruit another 100,000 workers in the U.S. and Canada, marking its fourth hiring spree in North America this year. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Amazon To Offer Early Black Friday Deals [Video]

Amazon To Offer Early Black Friday Deals

Amazon will reportedly offer Black Friday deals starting on October 26 through November 19. Amazon will offer other deals in the immediate run-up to Black Friday. There are also rumors that Amazon..

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Tesla Stock Rallies 10% [Video]

Tesla Stock Rallies 10%

On Wednesday, Tesla shares rallied as much as 10%. The rally added about $32 billion in market value to the company. Other tech stocks like Apple, Amazon were also in the green after the Nasdaq tumbled..

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Amazon's Bezos tops Forbes richest list, Trump dips [Video]

Amazon's Bezos tops Forbes richest list, Trump dips

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos topped Forbes' list of richest Americans for the third year in a row, while U.S. President Donald Trump's ranking dropped as the pandemic slammed his office buildings, hotels and..

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SoftBank Takes $10-Billion Hit [Video]

SoftBank Takes $10-Billion Hit

On Tuesday, SoftBank stock took a hit. SoftBank lost 7.7% over two days following reports that the conglomerate had been making huge and risky bets on tech stocks. The losses have wiped roughly $10..

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'Twitch Sings' karaoke game to shut down by end of this year [Video]

'Twitch Sings' karaoke game to shut down by end of this year

Twitch Sings, the streaming platform's live karaoke game, is shutting down, the company announced. Reported by The Verge, the company stated that it has decided to close down the game effective January..

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Gets $300 Discount On Amazon [Video]

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Gets $300 Discount On Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Gets $300 Discount On Amazon

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Fake Reviews On Amazon Getting Worse [Video]

Fake Reviews On Amazon Getting Worse

Fake Reviews On Amazon Getting Worse

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Amazon Adds 10,000 Jobs [Video]

Amazon Adds 10,000 Jobs

Amazon is adding 10,000 new jobs to its planned Bellevue, Washington expansion. On Friday, the retail giant said its new leases on two buildiings there will now total 25,000 positions. Earlier this..

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Amazon Will Invest $100 Million To Help Small Businesses [Video]

Amazon Will Invest $100 Million To Help Small Businesses

Business Insider reports that Amazon is investing $100 million to help small businesses attract sales on Prime Day and during the holidays. This is a key moment for Amazon to recruit small businesses..

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MacKenzie Scott Is The Richest Woman In The World [Video]

MacKenzie Scott Is The Richest Woman In The World

MacKenzie Scott is the richest woman in the world. Scott's net worth is now a staggering $68 billion. According to CNN, Scott has surpassed L'Oréal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyer in terms of..

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Ad Revenue For Amazon Set To Shoot Up [Video]

Ad Revenue For Amazon Set To Shoot Up

Business Insider reports that Amazon will continue to see ad spending growth in 2020. The revenue will be at a lower rate when compared with eMarketer's earlier estimate. Amazon will increase its U.S...

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It's On: Despite Insisting It's Not Competing With Amazon, Walmart+ Begs To Differ [Video]

It's On: Despite Insisting It's Not Competing With Amazon, Walmart+ Begs To Differ

Amazon Prime, watch your back. Whether the company admits to it or not, Walmart+ is coming for you. We’re not launching Walmart+ with the intent to compete with anything else. We’re launching it..

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Jeff Bezos Broke His Own Wealth Record [Video]

Jeff Bezos Broke His Own Wealth Record

Jeff Bezos already holds the title of the world's richest man. Now the tech mogul's net worth has skyrocketed once again, setting another new record. According to CNN, on Wednesday, the Amazon CEO's..

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Amazon Unveils Halo Fitness Tracker and Health Subscription [Video]

Amazon Unveils Halo Fitness Tracker and Health Subscription

On Thursday, Amazon revealed their entrance into the wearables market by announcing Halo.

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How Cuban Scored With Amazon And Netflix [Video]

How Cuban Scored With Amazon And Netflix

Mark Cuban told "The David Rubenstein Show" about his buy-and-hold stock strategy. Business Insider reports the strategy led him to big returns on Netflix and Amazon. The "Shark Tank" investor owns the..

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Amazon To Roll Out New Tech At Whole Foods Locations In 2021 [Video]

Amazon To Roll Out New Tech At Whole Foods Locations In 2021

Amazon wants to bring its autonomous checkout technology to Whole Foods stores. According to Business Insoder, Amazon plans to start rolling out the technology it uses at its Amazon Go stores. The tech..

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'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Showrunners Say They're "Scared to Death" to Return to Work | THR News [Video]

'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Showrunners Say They're "Scared to Death" to Return to Work | THR News

Showrunners Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino prepare themselves for the oddest Emmys show yet and consider shooting a fourth season of their Amazon series during uncertain times.

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Be All In | Morning Blend [Video]

Be All In | Morning Blend

BE ALL IN: Raising Kids for Success in Sports and Life, releases on August 18th on Amazon.

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Amazon customers face price gouging, consumer watchdog says

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Amazon to fill 33,000 jobs with average pay of $150,000

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Amazon survey finds more than half of US workers say coronavirus has left them underemployed

More than half of the U.S. workers seeking work say their job hunt is due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey from Amazon.
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Amazon bans foreign sales of "mystery" seeds in U.S.

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Mystery seeds no more? Amazon bans foreign seeds, plants sales as investigation over mysterious packages continues

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Amazon said to track "labor organizing threats" against company

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Amazon reportedly ramps up surveillance of "labor organizing threats" within the company

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Amazon's Big Labor Day Sale has arrived and the deals are stacked

The Amazon Labor Day Sale is stacked with discounts on everything from home goods to electronics and more—shop our top picks.
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Walmart launches competitor to Amazon Prime

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Whole Foods Market opens first permanent online-only store for delivery orders

This new Whole Foods Market in Brooklyn has no salad or coffee bar or a prepared foods department. This Amazon-owned store is only for online orders.
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Amazon package-delivery drones approved by FAA

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There's a dumbbell shortage in the U.S.—here's where you can still buy them

Dumbbells and free weights have been hard to find amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but you can still buy them online at Amazon, Walmart, and more.
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Report: Brazil's Amazon protection plan does more harm than good

The Associated Press reports that Brazil's plan to protect the Amazon has actually had adverse effects on the country's rainforest. Since May, the rainforest has been under the control of the Brazilian..
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now worth more than $200 billion. Protesters built him a guillotine.

The richest man in the world's wealth reached an estimated $202 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.
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Jeff Bezos now worth an astounding $200-plus billion

Amazon's founder and the world's richest man has crossed another milestone in his escalating net worth.
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Amazon Fresh opens first supermarket in Los Angeles with checkout in cart

Amazon plans to open more Fresh Stores in Los Angeles and Chicago, and
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Amazon Yanks Misogynistic Shirts Attacking Kamala Harris, 'Joe & the Hoe'

Kamala Harris is the subject of a heinous, misogynistic attack ... this one on a t-shirt that had been hawked on Amazon until moments ago. The shirts with the phrase "Joe and the Hoe" were being sold..
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Amazon halts sales of shirts that used a derogatory term to refer to Kamala Harris.


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Amazon considering relocating its Seattle employees outside the city

In a message to employees Thursday, Amazon asked which communities near Seattle they'd prefer, including Tacoma and Redmond.
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Amazon bombers post comical comments for entertainment

Anthony Mason reports on people who post comments on Amazon that draw attention to some of the web site's most outrageous items, and how they have a growing number of followers, eagerly awaiting the..
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Amazon, The Capitol Dome, Free Diving

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos looks to the future

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Donna Tartt: "I've tried to write faster and I don't really enjoy it"

Author Donna Tartt writes one novel every decade and her newest book "The Goldfinch" has been named Amazon's Book of the Year. "The Goldfinch," a 17th century painting by Dutch artist Carel Fabritius,..
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Viewer comments on "Amazon"

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Amazon CEO unveils drone delivery concept

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Amazon unveils futuristic plan: Delivery by drone

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The Jeff Bezos of 1999: Nerd of the Amazon

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Amazon severs ties with delivery firms, more than 1,200 drivers may get laid off

A report suggests that Amazon may have let go of over 1,000 delivery drivers by severing ties with some delivery partners.
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Top CEOs pledge to hire 100,000 low-income New Yorkers

Leaders at Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and other large employers vow to recruit more low-income and minority workers.
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