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Amazon (company): American electronic commerce and cloud computing 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 is considered one of the Big Four tech companies, along with Google, Apple, and Facebook. It's been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world."

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Amazon's Bezos pledges $10 billion to climate change fight

Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will commit $10 billion to fund scientists, activists, nonprofits and other groups fighting to protect the environment and counter the effects of climate..
Reuters - Published

Jeff Bezos: World's richest man pledges $10bn to fight climate change

The Amazon boss and world's richest man gives 8% of his fortune to fight the planet's "biggest threat".
BBC News - Published

Videos for Amazon (company)

Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More [Video]Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More

Toby Emmerich (Warner Bros), Donna Langley (Universal), Jim Gianopulos (Paramount), Alan Horn (Disney), Tom Rothman (Sony), Jennifer Salke (Amazon) and Scott Stuber (Netflix) join for the Studio..

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 57:38Published


Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch [Video]Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch

Key events for Wall Street next week include quarterly results from retail giant Walmart, monthly home construction and resale data, as well as any updates on the coronavirus outbreak in China. Conway..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

What is Amazon Pantry And How Does It Work? [Video]What is Amazon Pantry And How Does It Work?

Don't know what Amazon Pantry is?....it's Amazon's delivery service for groceries and other household items. According to Business insider, anyone can sign up for Amazon Pantry even if you're not an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike [Video]A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike

Wall Street finished lower on Thursday as investors took a cautious stance after a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths in China. Conway G. Gittens has the recap.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published

Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning [Video]Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning

Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond plummeted in early trading Wednesday after the home furnishings retailer warned of a steep drop in sales. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Pope nixes proposal to let married men be priests [Video]Pope nixes proposal to let married men be priests

Pope Francis, in one of the most significant decisions of his papacy, appears to have bowed to conservative pressure and dismissed a proposal to use married men to offset dwindling numbers of priests...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published

Catholic Church to reveal decision on priestly celibacy in Amazon [Video]Catholic Church to reveal decision on priestly celibacy in Amazon

Church mulls decision due to scarcity of priests in Amazon and decreasing number of Roman Catholics in Latin America.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:51Published

S&P 500, Nasdaq reach record closing highs [Video]S&P 500, Nasdaq reach record closing highs

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed at record highs on Monday as Chinese workers and factories slowly returned to business following a Lunar New Year holiday that was protracted by the deadly coronavirus..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Coronavirus puts chill on phone and air shows [Video]Coronavirus puts chill on phone and air shows

Organizers of the Singapore Air Show and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona have scrambled to respond after big names pulled out of the events due to the coronavirus. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable [Video]An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez have been publicly dating for just over a year. Sanchez is an Emmy-nominated news anchor and media personality. Bezos is the CEO of Amazon and the richest man in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock? [Video]Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has sold $1.8 billion of Amazon shares according to SEC filings. Amazon shares saw a huge spike last week. The company reported triumphant 2019 earnings report. This isn't the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

App makers get caught up in Apple antitrust probe [Video]App makers get caught up in Apple antitrust probe

The U.S. Justice Department has reached out to app developers as part of the government's investigation into alledged anti-competitive behavior at Apple, Reuters has learned exclusively. Conway G...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users [Video]Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users

Compared to the e-commerce giant, Netflix has nearly 162 million worldwide members. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the impressive number in the company's final quarterly report of 2019.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates [Video]Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday posted holiday quarter results well above expectations as the expansion of its one-day shipping program came under budget and membership in its Prime loyalty club notched a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

Amazon 4th-Quarter Earnings [Video]Amazon 4th-Quarter Earnings

AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis Amazon is set to report its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes on Thursday. The report stands to reverse some of the negative sentiment sourced from its last..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

What Exactly Is Amazon Prime Day? [Video]What Exactly Is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day has cemented itself as a major retail sales holiday. With its competitive pricing and wide range of products, Prime Day has become a shopper's can't-miss-sale. Introduced in 2015 in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Amazon Files International Trademarks for ‘Amazon Pharmacy’ [Video]Amazon Files International Trademarks for ‘Amazon Pharmacy’

Amazon recently filed trademark applications for “Amazon Pharmacy” in the U.K., Canada and Australia.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:02Published

Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments [Video]Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments

David Ryder/Getty Images Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. Last year, he dropped about $80 million for three adjacent New York City..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone [Video]Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone

Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:59Published

Saudi Arabia 'involved in hacking Bezos' phone' - U.N. [Video]Saudi Arabia 'involved in hacking Bezos' phone' - U.N.

Two U.N. 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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd' [Video]Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Saudi's crown prince denies Bezos phone hacking [Video]Saudi's crown prince denies Bezos phone hacking

On Wednesday Saudi's crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman refuted allegations that he hacked Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos' phone. Libby Hogan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

 

Judge grants Amazon motion for pause in Microsoft's Pentagon contract work

A U.S. judge on Thursday granted Amazon.com Inc's request to temporarily halt the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from moving forward on an up-to-$10 billion cloud computing deal that..
Reuters - Published

Amazon wins injunction in US government contract fight

A US judge hits pause on the "Jedi" contract after a challenge from Amazon.
BBC News - Published

U.S. judge orders temporary halt to Microsoft's work on Pentagon's JEDI contract

A U.S. judge on Thursday granted Amazon.com Inc's request for a preliminary injunction to pause the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from moving forward on an up-to-$10 billion cloud..
Reuters - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

Bezos buys Warner Estate in Beverly Hills for record $165 million

Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest person, has purchased a Beverly Hills mansion known as the Warner Estate from media mogul David Geffen for $165 million, a source familiar with..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Pope Francis rules against ordaining married men in Amazon

He goes against a vote last year by bishops who backed married priests for the rainforest region.
BBC News - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Tech giants face probe into deals going back a decade

Regulators will look at whether Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and Microsoft stifled competition.
BBC News - Published

Amazon: Parts of rainforest 'emitting more CO2 than they absorb'

Up to a fifth of the Amazon rainforest has become a net source of CO2, research suggests.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Amazon pulls out of Barcelona tech show

The company is the latest firm to withdraw from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
BBC News - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Amazon withdraws from Barcelona's Mobile World Congress tech conference over coronavirus: El Mundo

Amazon (AMZN.O) withdrew on Sunday from attending an international telecoms conference in Barcelona later this month because of the new coronavirus.
Reuters - Published

Lifeblood of Amazon merchants threatened as coronavirus infects Chinese workers

Amazon.com Inc sellers are bracing for product shortages as Chinese workers - worried about the fast-spreading coronavirus - may be unable or unwilling to return to idled factories.
Reuters - Published

Hashem Abedi trial: Manchester attacker's brother prevented from buying explosive ingredient after bomb warning

Mr Abedi allegedly lied to friends so they would buy bomb chemicals for him on Amazon
Independent - Published

Tech stocks, upbeat U.S. factory data help Wall Street rebound

U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with gains in Amazon and technology stocks as well as a surprise rebound in U.S. factory activity helping markets attempt a recovery from steep weekly losses due to concerns..
Reuters - Published

Amazon holiday quarter delivers, threatens profit squeeze for UPS and FedEx

Amazon.com Inc's rapid expansion of one-day shipping delivered a strong holiday quarter and showed the rising ambition of the company, which in six years has created a network that handles nearly as..
Reuters - Published

Wall Street falls on virus concerns, Amazon limits losses

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid on Friday, hit by worries over the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on global growth, while strong earnings from Amazon.com checked losses on the..
Reuters - Published

Amazon roars back into $1 trillion club, powered by one-day delivery boost

There is no stopping Amazon.com's revenue growth , Wall Street analysts said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

S&P 500 opens lower on virus concerns, Amazon supports Nasdaq

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average opened lower on Friday, hit by worries over the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on global growth, while the Nasdaq was supported by strong earnings..
Reuters - Published

Amazon Christmas sales soar as rivals struggle

Sales were up 20% over the festive season in sharp contrast to weakness at other retailers.
BBC News - Published

Dissident takes claim he was hacked by Saudi Arabia to court

Case brought amid allegations that Crown Prince bin Salman targeted phone of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos
Independent - Published

Amazon owed £3m tax rebate amid Rugeley floor space row

The online giant has won an appeal against a local council over mezzanines.
BBC News - Published

Where U.S. presidential candidates stand on breaking up Big Tech

In the run-up to the U.S. 2020 presidential election, many Democratic White House contenders have argued in favor of either breaking up or tightening regulation of companies such as Facebook Inc ,..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince

The call comes after reports Mohammed bin Salman's phone was used to hack Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
BBC News - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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."
Reuters - Published

Trump administration threatens UK with tariffs if Boris Johnson imposes taxes on tech giants

Digital services levy due to be imposed on web-based firms like Facebook and Amazon from April
Independent - Published

Amazon warehouse one of Europe's 'most high-tech buildings'

Robots and people work alongside each other in the internet-giant's latest warehouse in Leicestershire.
BBC News - Published

After India's Amazon snub, Modi's party slams Bezos-owned Washington Post

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party on Friday slammed editorial policies of billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, even as his e-commerce firm Amazon announced plans to create a..
Reuters - Published

Amazon promises 1 million new jobs in India amid tensions with government

Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it planned to create 1 million jobs in India by 2025, a day after the country's trade minister said the e-commerce giant's recently unveiled $1 billion investment in the..
Reuters - Published

Under fire in India, Amazon offers small business owners $1 billion olive branch

Amazon.com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos said his company will invest $1 billion to bring small businesses online in India, reaching out to some of his fiercest critics in a goodwill visit that saw him donning..
Reuters - Published

Amazon in India: Jeff Bezos announces $1bn Indian investment

The billionaire's visit to India is expected to be marred by protests by small business owners.
BBC News - Published

Amazon to seek order to block Microsoft from working on DoD's JEDI contract

Amazon.com Inc will ask a judge to temporarily block Microsoft Corp from working on a $10 billion cloud contract from the Pentagon, a court filing showed on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Amazon to ramp up counterfeit reporting to law enforcement

Amazon.com Inc is planning to give more data on counterfeit goods to law enforcement in a further crackdown on fakes listed on its e-commerce sites, a person familiar with the program told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

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