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Amazon to remove pro-Trump social media platform Parler from service

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dpa/GNA - Amazon will remove the social network Parler from its cloud hosting service Amazon Web Services later on Sunday, a company spokesperson confirmed. Parler...

Amazon bans sale of foreign seeds in US

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In the wake of reports from across the US of people receiving mysterious, unsolicited packages of seeds, many of which originated in China, Amazon...
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Brazil vice president vows commitment to sustainability

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Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Wednesday called for an "urgent" commitment to sustainable development for the Amazon River and the country. ...

Apple becomes first U.S. company to hit US$2 trillion market cap

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Apple hit a market capitalization of 2 trillion U.S. dollars on Wednesday to become the first publicly traded U.S. company to reach the milestone. ...

S/A: Amazon Creates 3,000 new virtual customer service jobs in 2020

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Amazon has announced the creation of 3,000 new virtual jobs in Customer Service in South Africa this year. These roles will range from customer service...
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Amazon launches SageMaker service in China

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Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com, on Tuesday announced that its Amazon SageMaker is now available in China. The newly...
Palestinians take part in a protest against the death of Palestinian prisoner Bassam al-Sayeh in Gaza City, Sept. 9, 2019. Bassam al-Sayeh from the northern West Bank city of Nablus, who suffered cancer, died in an Israeli prison. The Palestinians slammed Israel for medical negligence. (Photo by Yasser Qudih/Xinhua)

Palestine protests Amazon’s discriminatory shipping policy

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Palestine on Wednesday sent a letter to e-commerce giant Amazon company in protest against its discriminatory shipping policy favoring residents in Israeli settlements in...
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Retailers move to offer consumers more affordable healthcare access

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Within days of one another, three major retailers -- Best Buy, Walmart and Amazon -- announced new moves into the $3.5 trillion healthcare marketplace. With...
Alibaba announces establishment of the DAMO Academy at the Computing Conference 2017 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province on October 11. (Photo from official website of Alibaba)

Alibaba throws Amazon off-board in market value

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba surpassed its US counterpart Amazon as the world's biggest e-commerce company on October 11 after the Hangzhou-headquartered company established the...

Amazon Buys Whole Foods Market at Whooping US$13.7 billion

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Amazon announced Friday that it will acquire Whole Foods Market, a grocery store chain, for 42 U.S. dollars per share, in an all-cash deal...

Amazon to venture selling cars online

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A German trade weekly reported Amazon is hiring car sales executives in Europe. Industry specialist Christoph Moeller says Amazon has put him in...

Amazon to Charge Extra for Its Live TV Channels Addition

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Amazon has announced it will offer live television channels via its Prime Video service, for an extra fee. People will be able to subscribe to...

VAT Fraud and Error Costs Braitain 1bn Pounds

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Britain is losing up to 1 billion pounds a year in value added tax (VAT) because of fraud or error by sellers using online...

Amazon Typo Responsible for Putting Websites Offline

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Amazon has said that a simple typo was the cause of several high-profile websites and services being knocked offline earlier in the week.Hours of...

Amazon to Use Flying Warehouses to Deliver Goods

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Amazon has filed a patent for massive flying warehouses equipped with fleets of drones that deliver goods to key locations.Carried by an airship, the...
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Amazon has patent to build floating warehouse

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Amazon.com, Inc., the e-commerce giant, has been awarded a patent to build a floating warehouse that would serve as a launchpad, or mother ship,...

Detectives and Amazon Clashed Over Echo Data

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US police investigating a murder have tussled with Amazon over access to data gathered by one of its Echo speakers. The voice-controlled device was found...
AFP/File / Jonathan Nackstrand The EU wants US web streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon to devote one fifth of their content in Europe to European movies and TV shows

U.S. police union asks Amazon to stop selling controversial shirt

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The largest police union in the United States is urging online retailer Amazon to stop selling a controversial shirt, which is related to the...

China: Amazon Unveils New Shipping Program

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The headquarter of Amazon. Amazon.com Inc announced on Friday the launch of its membership program in China in an attempt to use a...

Austria: Amazon and Starbucks Pay Lower Taxes

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Amazon and Starbucks pay less tax in Austria than a local sausage stall, the country's Chancellor Christian Kern has said in a newspaper...

Amazon boss Bezos becomes world’s third richest

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Strong earnings from Amazon and a boost to the company's stock have made its founder, Jeff Bezos, the world's third richest person, according...
AFP/File / Jonathan Nackstrand The EU wants US web streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon to devote one fifth of their content in Europe to European movies and TV shows

Netflix, Amazon and Apple to lift cross-border barriers for Internet shoppers.

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The proposals are the latest step towards what Brussels calls a digital single market, in which the European Union's 500 million people will no...

Amazon and Facebook Bosses Classified in Forbes Rich Top Ten

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Internet billionaires Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg have shot into the top-ten list of the world’s richest people, according to Forbes magazine. The Amazon and...

Italian authorities to scrutinize Amazon, Google over tax arrangement

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According to local media, prosecutors in Milan had opened an inquiry into "persons unknown" related to Amazon after a specific communication came from the...
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Amazon continues to dominate online shopping

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The top revenue-maker in online retail worldwide owes much of its success to its Prime membership service, which the Seattle company started in 2005...

Rocky Dawuni To Rock The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts

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Ghanaian international Afro-Roots star Rocky Dawuni will be bringing his high energy fussion of reggae, afrobeat and soul to the Lincoln Center for the...

Peru?s Pacific coast to be linked with Brazil?s Atlantic shores

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang shakes hands with Peru?s President Ollanta Humala following a meeting in Lima on Friday. (AP Photo) The scheme would link Peru?s...
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More international companies venture into oil exploration, development in Ghana

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More international companies, comprising a consortium of sub-sea experts, are now venturing into oil field exploration and development in Ghana. Oceaneering International, General Electric (GE)...

amazon gets the nod to use delivery-drones

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The certificate by the FAA comes with restrictions but it advances Amazon?s plan to deliver packages using unmanned aircraft. Amazon has won approval from US...

Upcoming artists given platforms on Zone Out Sessions

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'Zone Out Sessions' was created to provide a platform for upcoming artists to showcase their talent. 'Zone Out Sessions' lets artists promote and share...