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Amazon (company): American technology and e-commerce company
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 has been referred to as one of the top four or five technology companies by share price. 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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Why You Might Want To Log Out Of Twitter, Like, Right Now [Video]

Why You Might Want To Log Out Of Twitter, Like, Right Now

Business Insider reports hackers linked to a cryptocurrency scam have broken into dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts. Among the known victims so far are Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and presidential..

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Amazon Tells Workers To Uninstall TikTok App, Pronto [Video]

Amazon Tells Workers To Uninstall TikTok App, Pronto

Amazon employees have been told to remove the short-video app TikTok from their devices immediately. According to CNN, TikTok is owned by the world's most valuable startup, a Chinese company named..

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Amazon Tells Employees Delete TikTok [Video]

Amazon Tells Employees Delete TikTok

Amazon Tells Employees Delete TikTok

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Amazon Sales Predicted To Rise [Video]

Amazon Sales Predicted To Rise

Amazon's global ecommerce sales will reach $416.48 billion in 2020, according to Business Insiders latest latest estimates. Consumers are relying more heavily on e-commerce due to COVID-19. The new..

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Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon [Video]

Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon

Walmart is reportedly set to launch Walmart+ ...the company’s answer to Amazon Prime. Walmart + will go live later in July, after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its initial springtime launch. A..

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Walmart to soon launch Amazon Prime rival -report [Video]

Walmart to soon launch Amazon Prime rival -report

Walmart is close to launching its membership program, in direct competition to online retail giant Amazon.com's overly popular Prime service, according to a published media report, citing sources...

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Amazon Pushes Prime Day To October [Video]

Amazon Pushes Prime Day To October

Amazon Pushes Prime Day To October

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Bezos Richer Than Ever [Video]

Bezos Richer Than Ever

The economy is in a depression. However, Jeff Bezos' net worth has increased. CNN reports that he's now worth nearly $172 billion, a new record for the world's richest person. This week, Bezos beat his..

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Amazon Granting Front-Line Workers $500 Million in Bonuses [Video]

Amazon Granting Front-Line Workers $500 Million in Bonuses

According to CNET, the $500 million will go to those most at risk of being infected with COVID-19.

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Take some profit on COVID-19 stocks: wealth manager [Video]

Take some profit on COVID-19 stocks: wealth manager

Kendall Capital's Clark Kendall says investors should trim their exposure to stocks that have run up on the coronavirus theme such as Zoom and Amazon. Rather, he tells Reuters' Fred Katayama they..

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Amazon Pledges $2 Billion Investment in Clean Energy [Video]

Amazon Pledges $2 Billion Investment in Clean Energy

On Tuesday, Amazon announced it will launch the Climate Pledge Fund with the $2 billion.

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Amazon pledges $2 bln venture fund for clean energy [Video]

Amazon pledges $2 bln venture fund for clean energy

Amazon.com said on Tuesday it will launch a $2 billion venture capital fund that will focus on technology investments to reduce the impact of climate change and support sustainable development. Fred..

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PS5 Price Leaks On Amazon [Video]

PS5 Price Leaks On Amazon

PS5 Price Leaks On Amazon

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A Weighty Subject: As Gyms Remain Closed, Barbells Reach Top Of Amazon Best Sellers [Video]

A Weighty Subject: As Gyms Remain Closed, Barbells Reach Top Of Amazon Best Sellers

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 has shuttered businesses around the world, including fitness clubs. But according to Business Insider, Pelotons aren't the only workout equipment in high demand as people..

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Two States Looking Into Amazon Behavior To Sellers [Video]

Two States Looking Into Amazon Behavior To Sellers

Two States Looking Into Amazon Behavior To Sellers

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Sony unveils Playstation 5, teases new games [Video]

Sony unveils Playstation 5, teases new games

Sony unveiled its new Playstation 5 games console on Friday, and teased more than two dozen new games. But it's keeping fans guessing about the price of its new machine. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition technology [Video]

Amazon halts police use of its facial recognition technology

Amazon announced that it will ban police use of the company's facial recognition tool Rekognition for a year, in a blogpost dated Wednesday.

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'Gone with the Wind' pulled over racist portrayals [Video]

'Gone with the Wind' pulled over racist portrayals

HBO Max has removed film "Gone with the Wind" from its recently launched streaming service over its depiction of slavery. It joins other media companies that have pulled controversial TV shows as..

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Amazon pauses police use of facial recognition [Video]

Amazon pauses police use of facial recognition

Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, reversing its long-time support of selling the technology to law..

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Controversial 'Gone With The Wind' becomes Amazon's number one bestseller [Video]

Controversial 'Gone With The Wind' becomes Amazon's number one bestseller

The classic film was temporarily removed from the streaming platform HBO Max, due to it's "ethnic and racial prejudices"

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Jeff Bezos 'Happy to Lose Customers' Over Solidarity With Black Lives Matter [Video]

Jeff Bezos 'Happy to Lose Customers' Over Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

Bezos took to Instagram to share a screenshot of an email from a customer who was annoyed by Amazon's statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Jeff Bezos responds to Amazon customer who was angry over Black Lives Matter message: ‘My stance won’t change’ [Video]

Jeff Bezos responds to Amazon customer who was angry over Black Lives Matter message: ‘My stance won’t change’

Jeff Bezos responds to Amazon customer who was angry over Black Lives Matter message: ‘My stance won’t change’

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Kayapó chief Payakan dies from COVID-19, led protest against Amazon dam

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In Amazon city, indigenous chief felled by COVID-19 buried with dance and singing

He had asked them to sing and dance at his funeral, and that is how they said goodbye to Chief Messias Kokama on Thursday.
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As deaths mount in Brazil's Amazon, official COVID-19 toll under scrutiny

The death toll from COVID-19 in the worst hit part of Brazil's remote Amazon region may be three times the official count, according to data from public notaries reviewed by Reuters, as the spread of..
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Republican donor named U.S. postmaster general

A Republican Party donor was named on Wednesday to lead the U.S. Postal Service, which President Donald Trump has criticized for not charging companies like Amazon.com more for package delivery.
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Amazon city resorts to mass graves as Brazil COVID-19 deaths soar

Deaths from the coronavirus outbreak have piled up so fast in the Amazon rainforest's biggest city that the main cemetery is burying five coffins at a time in collective graves.
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Brazil to deploy troops to protect Amazon as deforestation surges

Brazil plans to deploy its armed forces to fight deforestation and fires in the Amazon jungle, Vice President Hamilton Mourão said on Wednesday, in an effort protect the world's largest rainforest..
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Peru indigenous warn of 'ethnocide by inaction' as coronavirus hits Amazon tribes

Indigenous tribes in Peru's Amazon say the government has left them to fend for themselves against the coronavirus, risking "ethnocide by inaction," according to a letter from natives to the United..
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Doctor working with Amazon tribe tests positive for coronavirus

A doctor working with the largest tribe in the Amazon has tested positive for the coronavirus, Brazil's Health Ministry said on Friday, ringing alarm bells that the epidemic could spread to vulnerable..
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Delivery drivers face pandemic without sick pay, insurance, sanitizer

On his delivery route through Orange County, California, Joseph Alvarado made 153 stops one day last week for Amazon.com Inc , touching the inside and outside of his van, more than 225 packages, and..
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Whole Foods' New York employee tests positive for coronavirus

A Whole Foods Market employee working at one of its grocery stores in New York City tested positive for the coronavirus and was placed in quarantine, a spokeswoman for the Amazon.com Inc-owned company..
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Coronavirus work-from-home push means long nights, employee health checks for cloud firms

Italian IT shop owner Simone Merlini joined a 2 p.m. call on Wednesday to do something that sounded fairly straightforward: demo three Amazon.com Inc cloud services to a new client.
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Cloud firms turn to long nights, employee health checks to survive work-from-home rush

Italian IT shop owner Simone Merlini joined a 2 p.m. call on Wednesday to do something that sounded fairly straightforward: demo three Amazon.com Inc cloud services to a new client.
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Amazon confirms two employees in Italy have contracted coronavirus

Amazon.com Inc said late on Sunday that two employees in Milan, Italy, have contracted the coronavirus and are under quarantine.
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Amazon defers 'non-essential' moves even in U.S. as corporate travel bans spread

Amazon.com deferred all non-essential travel, within the U.S. and beyond, and Google set new restrictions for travel to South Korea and other places, as corporations moved to protect employees from the..
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Amazon tells employees to defer all non-essential travel due to coronavirus

Amazon.com Inc said all employees should defer non-essential travel including within the United States, in a significant escalation by the world's largest online retailer to guard against the spread of..
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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 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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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 (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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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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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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This French firefighter fought the Amazon blaze, he’s shocked by our bushfires

A team of five French firefighting experts are in Australia to provide support in the bushfire crisis. But the experienced team say they've never seen fires like this before.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Thunberg a 'brat'

Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro called Swedish climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg a "brat" on Tuesday after she criticized mounting violence against indigenous people in which two..
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UK's Labour vows action on 'tax and wage cheat' multinationals

Britain's opposition Labour Party will hold a rally outside an Amazon depot on Saturday as it highlights its promise to target multinational firms it accuses of dodging taxes and cheating workers..
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