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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

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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 ...

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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

Amazon’s chief Jeff Bezos. AFP file photo

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 ...

Amazon’s chief Jeff Bezos. AFP file photo

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

In this file photo taken on 30 March 2020 the logo of US online retail giant Amazon is seen at the distribution centre in Staten Island as workers strike in demand that the facility be shut down and cleaned after one staffer tested positive for the coronavirus in New York

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

A Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) fire brigade member attempts to control a fire in a tract of the Amazon jungle in Apui, Amazonas State, Brazil, on 11 August 2020

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

Amazon unveils payment by hand-waving

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)

Amazon goes big on Cloud game streaming with Luna

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, ...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro speaks near Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes while leaving Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, 27 April 2020.

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.

The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, 5 November 2019.
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