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Boris Johnson Talks Tax With Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

Downing Street confirms British Prime Minister discussed the issue of taxation during meeting with Jeff Bezos in New York

1 week ago

Amazon Antitrust Lawsuit Widened By Washington DC AG

Doubling down. Washington DC’s Attorney General Karl Racine has broadened the existing antitrust lawsuit against e-commerce giant Amazon

2 weeks ago

Amazon Offers Free College Education To Frontline Staff

Amazon offers to pre-pay full college tuition and fees for more than 750,000 frontline staff as it seeks to lure…

2 weeks ago

Microsoft, Amazon Win Project Maven Contracts – Report

Analysis shows Amazon and Microsoft win Pentagon drone contracts, after Google exited Project Maven in 2018 amid staff protests

3 weeks ago

Amazon Seeks ‘More Active’ Role In Removing Banned Cloud Content

Amazon reportedly looking to take more active role in removing cloud content that violates terms after Islamic State propaganda found…

3 weeks ago

TeleGeography’s Updated Subsea Cable Map Shows Tech Influence

Updated map of world's undersea cables by TeleGeography shows growing engineering infrastructure capabilities of tech firms

4 weeks ago

Amazon To Hire 55,000 People For Corporate, Tech Roles

Another global hiring spree at Amazon, mostly for technology and corporate roles at the e-commerce and cloud giant

4 weeks ago

Amazon-Backed Electric Car Maker Rivian Files For IPO

Amazon-backed electric car start-up Rivian files for IPO, weeks ahead of delayed plans to deliver first pick-up trucks to customers

4 weeks ago

Tech Giants Make Cybersecurity Pledges After White House Meeting

Tech giants pledge to spend billions of dollars improving cybersecurity after meeting with President Biden in White House

1 month ago

US Lawmakers Express Concern Over Amazon One Palm Scanner

US senators query Amazon over security of biometric data from Amazon One palm-scanning system, and how company plans to use…

1 month ago

Amazon Reinstates Mask Requirement For US Warehouse Staff

All Amazon staff in its US warehouse are now required once again to wear masks indoors, irrespective of their vaccine…

2 months ago

Amazon Delays Office Return Until 2022

E-commerce giant Amazon becomes latest tech giant to delay staff returning to the office or campus, with offices only reopening…

2 months ago

Amazon Union Vote Result Should Be Scrapped, Says NLRB Official

The result from milestone trade union vote at Amazon warehouse in Alabama should be set aside, and a new vote…

2 months ago

EU Fines Amazon Record £637m Over Alleged Data Violation

European Union imposes record fine on Amazon over alleged violations of GDPR privacy law relating to advertising data, as company…

2 months ago

Amazon Online Sales Growth Slows Amid Lockdown Easing

Growth for online shopping at Amazon settles down to more normal levels after the pandemic boost, but AWS continues to…

2 months ago

Amazon-Backed Rivian Raises Another $2.5bn From Investors

Electric vehicle start-up raises another $2.5bn from existing investors such as Amazon, as it looks to deliver first vehicles this…

2 months ago

Amazon To Halt Covid Testing For US Workers

Too soon? E-commerce giant Amazon has confirmed it is to end testing for Coronavirus for warehouse workers at the end…

2 months ago

Amazon-Backed Rivian Delays First Electric Vehicles

Start-up Rivian, backed by Amazon and Ford, delays first deliveries of R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV as pandemic disruption…

2 months ago

Amazon Acquires Facebook’s Satellite Internet Team

Amazon pays Facebook an undisclosed sum of money to acquire the social networking giant's satellite Internet team of specialists

3 months ago

Amazon Rolls Out End-To-End Encryption For Ring Doorbells

After trialling end-to-end encryption for its smart doorbell device, Amazon confirms it is rolling it out globally

3 months ago

Judge Dismisses Amazon’s JEDI Challenge After Project Cancelled

US judge dismisses Amazon's challenge to Pentagon award of $10bn JEDI contract to Microsoft as Defence Department plans new cloud…

3 months ago

UK Introduces Right To Repair, Others To Follow

Last week the government introduced ‘right to repair’ legislation in the United Kingdom, to tackle the long standing e-waste issue

3 months ago

Microsoft, AWS React To JEDI Cancellation

Reactions from both Amazon Web Services and Microsoft to the Pentagon's decision to pull the plug on the JEDI cloud…

3 months ago

Jeff Bezos Steps Down As Amazon CEO

The king is dead, long live the king. Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos steps down today and is succeeded…

3 months ago

Amazon, Google Face CMA Investigation Over Fake Reviews

Thorny problem of fake reviews faces an official investigation, with the removal efforts of Amazon and Google being examined by…

3 months ago

US Takes Aim At Big Tech, Approves Breakup Antitrust Bill

Big tech firms face real breakup threat after one draft antitrust bill in US House of Representative gains official approval

3 months ago

Amazon Signs 14 Renewable Energy Projects

E-commerce and cloud goliath Amazon signs 14 new renewable energy projects, as it races towards its 2025 renewable energy goal

3 months ago

Russia Bill To Force US Tech Firms To Open Local Offices

First servers, now offices. Lawmakers in Russia pass legislation requiring US tech giants to open local offices in the country

3 months ago

Passenger Bids $28 Million To Join Jeff Bezos On Blue Origin Debut

Blue Origin announces winner of live auction to join Jeff Bezos and his brother on debut spaceflight next month

4 months ago

US Bills Target Tech Giants’ Unchecked Power

Five draft bills in US House of Representative build on last years' antitrust hearings with measures that target tech giants'…

4 months ago