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Where are Amazon packages stolen most?

While Amazon and other online retailers deliver more and more to our doorstep, package theft is on the rise. New research reveals the most likely spots where a parcel will be stolen.

Amazon reportedly trying to buy Landmark Movie Theatres

On August 16, it was reported that Amazon, the Seattle based commerce and cloud computing company, is in the running to acquire the Landmark Movie Theaters.

Tefe, a town afloat in the Brazilian Amazon

Tef - To get around town, the 60,000 people of Tefe -- in the heart of Brazil's Amazon -- hop into boats. Even the outside world is only reachable by water or air.

Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife

Matupa - A hoarse sound abruptly wakes visitors staying at a floating house that serves as a base for environmentalists on the Jaraua river in the Amazon rainforest.

Two tech giants filed patents to personalize autonomous car rides

Patents filed by Apple and Amazon show that both companies are looking in to how they can each make autonomous car rides more user-specific.

Amazon: Not our job to worry about fears we're killing retailers

Amazon's senior vice president Russell Grandinetti said it's up to society and government to figure out how to handle the company's becoming a $178 billion disruptor in the retail sector.

28 US Congress members match mugshots in facial recognition test

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) tested Amazon's facial recognition system by scanning all 535 members of the US Congress against 25,000 mugshots public mugshots. The test generated 28 false positives.

Amazon to open fifth fulfillment centre in Ontario

Ottawa - E-commerce giant, Amazon is expanding its footprint in Canada, with a fulfillment center in Ottawa that will create 600 full-time jobs.

Co-founders of PillPack get $100 million each in Amazon deal

The co-founders of PillPack, an online pharmacy, are reported to be receiving about $100 million each in the Amazon deal.

Amazon to buy online pharmacy PillPack

Amazon has announced its intention to purchase the online pharmacy PillPack, further expanding the e-commerce site's scope and expansion into health services.

Amazon unveils plan for entrepreneurs to take over from UPS

E-commerce giant Amazon, wanting more control over how its packages are delivered is rolling out a program Thursday that lets entrepreneurs around the country launch businesses that deliver Amazon packages.

Amazon workers protest facial recognition software sale to cops

Seattle - Workers at Amazon are demanding that the company cease selling facial recognition software to the U.S. government as it would be contributing tools that violate human rights.

Will blockchain replace the web? Special

Brooklyn - Blockchain – a decentralized data base – is known today because it’s used to produce and exchange cryptocurrencies. But blockchain might prove to have many more applications, one day threatening the monopoly of companies like Amazon and Facebook.

Bonjour, Alexa: Amazon digital assistant heads to France

San Francisco - Amazon on Wednesday announced that its digital assistant Alexa is heading for France in Echo voice-commanded speakers as of next week.

Facebook gave user data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon

Facebook has had data-sharing agreements with at least 60 device makers, including Apple, Amazon, Samsung, and Microsoft, many of which still exist.

Alexa spies on couple in house

Portland - A couple in Portland, Oregon have discovered that Amazon's Alexa listened in, recorded and then posted a recording of a private conversation. Amazon has been accused of flouting data privacy.

Op-Ed: Trump uses his office to launch personal vendetta against Amazon

In his latest move to exact revenge on Amazon and its CEO, Jeff Bezos, President Trump has now personally, behind closed doors, demanded that US Postmaster General Megan Brennan double package-delivery charges for Amazon and other companies.

Op-Ed: Break up the tech giants to protect privacy? Maybe not

Sydney - An NYU professor called Scott Galloway has called for the big tech monsters to be broken up to deal with privacy issues. The problem is that this whole environment is a moving target, and the big companies are targets themselves.

Amazon has started rejecting cities' proposals for its HQ2

Arlington, Texas, says that as of two weeks ago, it was out of the running to host Amazon's second headquarters, known as HQ2. Arlington, about 20 miles from Dallas, had submitted a proposal as part of Dallas' pitch to Amazon.

'Alexa' not as popular a name: could Amazon be to blame?

It seems like parents just don't want to look down at their new baby and think of Amazon Echo's personal assistant. The popular personal assistant is changing the baby naming game.

Walmart may pay $15 billion for 75% of Flipkart Online Services

Bangalore - The board of Flipkart On Line Services has approved an agreement that will see it sell about three quarters of the company to Walmart Inc. for approximately $15 billion according to people familiar with what is happening.

Amazon announcement brings concern over fair pay to Vancouver

Amazon is expanding its presence in Vancouver, by about 416,000 square-feet, but there are concerns over its heightened presence in Canada.

With the New Glenn, Blue Origin now competes with SpaceX

Van Horn - On Sunday, Blue Origin successfully completed the latest test flight of its fully reusable launch system, New Shepard, which could soon be taking private citizens into suborbital space. So what else is Blue Origin planning?

Amazon bringing 3,000 new tech jobs to Vancouver

Vancouver - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Amazon is expanding its Vancouver tech hub with a new headquarters - adding another 3,000 jobs by 2022.

Amazon racks up $51 billion in sales in first quarter of 2018

Seattle - Amazon's first quarter earnings showed that sales were a huge $51 billion up nearly 43 percent year over year. The net profit was $1.6 billion.

Amazon offering five different smart home security packages

Seattle - Amazon now is offering home security services through a new portal. There are an array of smart security packages, including items such as entryway sensors, sirens, and a video doorbell all installed by Amazon workers and with no monthly contract.

Amazon on track to become first trillion dollar company

Amazon could beat Microsoft to be the first trillion dollar company, Macquarie says. The bank's new price target translates to a market cap of $1.19 trillion.

Amazon raising price of Prime membership by $20 a year

Amazon.com's 20 percent hike in the cost of Prime membership should deliver more than $1 billion in extra revenue this year and cover any “rational” hike in United States Postal Service delivery fees, Wall Street analysts said on Friday.

Amazon delivers hefty profits, led by web services

San Francisco - Internet colossus Amazon on Thursday reported that its quarterly profit more than doubled on soaring revenue from online commerce and cloud services.Amazon said it earned $1.

Amazon expanding home delivery to put packages inside your car

On Tuesday, Amazon announced it has expanded its in-home delivery service called Amazon Key to include deliveries to trunks and backseats of members cars where they cannot be easily stolen.
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