Amazon extends work from home option till June next year
Amazon is allowing its corporate employees to avail the work from home option, if their roles permit, till June 2021
22 October 2020, 09:31
Amid tensions with China, India warns Amazon, Flipkart over country of origin rule
The Indian government has warned Amazon.com's local unit and Walmart's Flipkart that sellers on their platforms are not complying with a rule requiring that a product's country of origin be ...
17 October 2020, 18:17
EU lawmakers want Jeff Bezos to tell if Amazon spies on them
A group of lawmakers in the European Union has written to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demanding answers from him on whether the company monitors the activities of politicians and trade union activists
9 October 2020, 08:40
Amazon workers protest outside Jeff Bezos’ home
Activists led protests outside Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ home in Beverly Hills, California, demanding an increase in hourly wages for the company’s warehouse workers and higher taxes on ...
7 October 2020, 08:52
Amazon indoor drone may contribute to a ‘normalisation of surveillance’ in everyday life
The introduction of the Ring Always Home Cam planned for 2021 has opened up fresh debate on the potential for intrusive surveillance and privacy infringement
2 October 2020, 13:13
Fires spike in Brazil’s Amazon, scientists say
Satellites used by the institute detected 32,017 outbreaks last month in the Amazon, compared to 19,925 in the same month in 2019
2 October 2020, 12:05
Amazon unveils payment by hand-waving
Amazon on Tuesday unveiled a new biometric payment system using palm recognition, to be made available to rival retailers and also promoted as a replacement for badge entry at stadiums or workplaces
30 September 2020, 09:00
Amazon goes big on Cloud game streaming with Luna
Taking on Google Stadia, Apple Arcade and Microsoft xCloud, Amazon has introduced Luna, a new Cloud gaming service that will run on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
25 September 2020, 10:31
Bolsonaro faces growing pressure to green Brazil economy
As the destruction of the Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands bruise Brazil’s international image, bankers, business executives and even agribusiness firms are calling for a greener economy, ...
22 September 2020, 14:00
Amazon to hire 100,000 as online orders surge
Amazon said Monday that it will be hiring another 100,000 people to keep up with a surge of online orders.
14 September 2020, 22:00