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25 May 2020
16 Apr 2020
Reliance has launched an online grocery service, JioMart, the head of its grocery retail business said, in a move aimed at rivalling Amazon.com's local unit and Walmart's Flipkart in the huge Indian market.
15 Apr 2020
Amazon is suspending its distribution activity in France after a court ruled it had to stop all non-essential deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic.
7 Apr 2020
Amazon has been ordered to limit its deliveries in France to essential goods only, amid claims it is failing to protect its workers from coronavirus.
20 Mar 2020
Amazon.com is postponing its major summer shopping event, Prime Day, until at least August and expects a potential $100 million hit from excess devices it might now sell at a discount, according to internal meeting notes seen by Reuters.
19 Mar 2020
It's one case in a New York delivery station, but the potential of a ripple effect is real.
5 Mar 2020
Amazon is temporarily refusing to stock certain items in its warehouses, to cope with overwhelming demand for household essentials due to the coronavirus pandemic. It means third-party sellers of non-essential items could find it difficult to ship orders to customers.
14 Feb 2020
Amazon confirmed that an employee who works in its "Amazon Brazil" office in downtown Seattle, Washington, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
10 Feb 2020
A federal judge on Thursday ordered a temporary block on the JEDI cloud contract in response to a lawsuit filed by Amazon.
21 Jan 2020
The e-commerce titan joins LG, Ericsson and Nvidia in skipping Mobile World Congress this year.
20 Jan 2020
IBM may be one of the most iconic American technology companies, but Wall Street no longer views Big Blue as an innovator in a tech landscape dominated by the likes of Amazon, Apple and Google owner Alphabet.
25 Dec 2019
It's reportedly teaming up with Visa for tests.
19 Dec 2019
Demand from automakers for Amazon's voice-enabled technology is "through the roof" heading into 2020, according to Ned Curic, vice president of Alexa Auto.
17 Dec 2019
The Connected Home over IP project aims to make your smart home devices work better together.
11 Dec 2019
Amazon is one of six founding members of the Dent project, which is creating an operating system for switches.
6 Dec 2019
In a new filing made public on Monday, Amazon Web Services claims it didn't win the JEDI contract, which could be worth as much as $10 billion, as a result of repeated public and private attacks from President Donald Trump against Amazon and its CEO, Jeff Bezos.
5 Dec 2019
Amazon's AWS cloud business has reportedly come under scrutiny from the FTC as it looks into whether the company engaged in anti-competitive behavior (Dec 5)
As part of its scrutiny of Amazon Web Services, the FTC could look into whether Amazon is discriminating against companies that work with other cloud providers.
The head of Amazon's cloud business is getting publicly involved in the company's fight over a $10 billion contract to supply cloud services to the Department of Defense.
4 Dec 2019
Meet the (deep breath) Echo Input Portable Smart Speaker Edition
29 Nov 2019
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is hoping to bring quantum computing to the cloud world, with the company lifting the lid off three initiatives on Monday at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas.
28 Nov 2019
U.S. online retail giant Amazon is not liable for unwittingly stocking trade mark infringing goods for third-party sellers, but should be diligent in checking whether products are legal, an adviser to Europe's top court said on Thursday.
20 Nov 2019
Amazon's cloud computing unit has designed a second, more powerful generation of data center processor chip, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, the latest sign that the company is pouring money into custom silicon for its fastest-growing business.
15 Nov 2019
Their responses come amid increasing pressure on the tech companies.
12 Nov 2019
The deal could be worth up to $10 billion.
28 Oct 2019
The company confirmed plans for a new store format after job openings were posted Monday.
25 Oct 2019
The president directed former Defense Secretary James Mattis to push Amazon out of the bidding for a lucrative cloud computing deal, a bio of Mattis reportedly says.
22 Oct 2019
Amazon.com on Thursday forecast revenue and profit for the holiday quarter below expectations, as it faces fierce competition and rising costs from its plan to speed up delivery times globally.
8 Oct 2019
Amazon's Alexa and Google Home's smart assistant were vulnerable to a security issue that could have allowed hackers to eavesdrop on people without their knowledge or entice users to hand over sensitive information, researchers say.
Amazon announced a new Fire HD 10 tablet on Monday.
3 Oct 2019
In late September, electronics distributor Avnet Inc. formed an alliance with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to boost its online capabilities in China. E-commerce shopping sites such as Amazon and Alibaba, which sell electronic devices and components, are considered distribution's competitors. The announcement stirred up a lot of interest in the electronics industry.
27 Sep 2019
Amazon wants the Go technology to go into other companies' stores in the first quarter.
26 Sep 2019
Amazon is crafting a set of proposed regulations to govern the use of facial recognition technology, company CEO Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday.
24 Sep 2019
Amazon event 2019: Echo Buds, Echo Frames, Alexa privacy updates, Amazon Smart Oven and everything announced (Sep 25)
Amazon dropped a ton of Echo devices, including a new Echo Show 8 and Echo Dot. And now you can get the voice of Samuel L. Jackson!
12 Sep 2019
Amazon plans Alexa wireless earbuds with fitness-tracking built in, bigger Echo with better sound, source says (Sep 23)
Amazon is working on wireless earbuds that can track things like the distance run, calories burned, and pace of running, CNBC has learned.
5 Sep 2019
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly launched an investigation to determine whether Amazon controls an inappropriately large share of the retail market.
27 Aug 2019
There are 20 new Fire TV products coming in total, including a sound bar and new Fire TV Cube.
24 Jul 2019
Cook appears to be the first tech CEO to speak out about the fires.
10 Jul 2019
DOJ opens sweeping antitrust review of big tech giants, saying they may work against consumers (Jul 24)
In a shot across the bow of online titans like Facebook, Google and Amazon, the Justice Department announced Tuesday it has opened a wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers.
12 Jun 2019
Global consumer electronics makers HP, Dell, Microsoft and Amazon are all looking to shift substantial production capacity out of China, joining a growing exodus that threatens to undermine the country's position as the world's powerhouse for tech gadgets.
Nikkei Asian Review
24 May 2019
Amazon is the most valuable brand in the world, according to a new report.
Time to strap Alexa to your wrist and let it know how you really feel