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Trump joins Amazon's Twitch despite dislike for Jeff Bezos

President Donald Trump is now on Twitch, Amazon’s live-streaming platform that initially launched as a place for gamers to interact with audiences in real-time.

Amazon's sweeping plan to reach climate goals 10 years early

Acknowledging criticism from activists and his own employees, Amazon founder, and CEO Jeff Bezos announced a sweeping new plan called "The Climate Pledge," committing the e-commerce giant to meeting the Paris Climate Pact goals 10 years early.

Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket

Blue Origin successfully performed another test launch of its New Shepard system today. Both the New Shepard rocket and capsule touched down safely back at the company’s West Texas facility around 10 minutes after liftoff.

Amazon has record sales and profits in first quarter of 2019

Amazon hopes that it can continue its dominance in the e-commerce domain. However it can only grow so much and is entering a period of high spending, and slower revenue growth that could be an obstacle later though this quarter showed record high profits.

Amazon employees urge Jeff Bezos to release climate change plan

Seattle - In an open letter to Amazon’s board of directors and CEO Jeff Bezos, thousands of employees have asked the company to adopt a wide-ranging plan to fight climate change and to stop offering its cloud business, AWS, to the petroleum industry.

Amazon CEO says tabloid tried to extort him over private photos

Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, stated that David Pecker, the publisher of the tabloid "National Enquirer," tried to blackmail him over intimate personal photos.

Amazon unveiled its HQ2 selections, and some locals are furious

The company will build offices in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the newly formed National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia.

Amazon may place 2nd headquarters in Northern Virginia

Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in “advanced talks” to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported Saturday.

Amazon pay hike — Cheers, jeers, and skepticism on Twitter

After Amazon announced thousands of its warehouse workers will be paid at least $15 per hour under a new wage hike, the e-commerce giant got a round of applause. Now that the dust has settled, people are wondering what really happened.

Amazon raises minimum wage to $15 for all U.S. employees

Starting on November 1, Amazon is raising its minimum wage to $15, a bump that could have implications throughout the US workforce.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origins moving to catch up with SpaceX

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is racing to pull his private space company out of start-up mode and move into production amid signals that his firm's heavy rocket set for lift-off in 2020 may slip behind schedule.

Op-Ed: Twitter said to suspend 70 million accounts in just two months

In just the last two months alone Twitter has suspended 70 million accounts. This is part of a crackdown on malicious activity by users on the Twitter platform.

Over 400 Washington Post employees demand fair pay and benefits

Washington - An open letter sent by more than 400 Washington Post employees to CEO Jeff Bezos petitioned for fair pay, benefits, and job security. It also criticized present practices calling them shocking.

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.

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?

Blue Origin to launch and land its New Shepard rocket Sunday

Van Horn - All is ready at Blue Origin's test facility in Van Horn, Texas for Sunday's launch of the New Shepard rocket on its eight test flight, says the company's owner, Jeff Bezos.

Amazon invests in startup trying to increase voice AI engagement

Amazon has invested in a startup trying to address the low uptake of voice-controlled apps and digital assistants. Pulse Labs is trying to find ways to convince people they should keep using voice control.

The 'two pizza rule' is Jeff Bezos' secret to productive meetings

On Friday, Amazon announced that it would purchase Whole Foods for $42 a share in an all-cash deal. That puts Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the helm of a company valued at $13.7 billion.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is making space travel cheaper

Blue Origin, a rocket company owned by Jeff Bezos — the founder and CEO of Amazon.com — has signed Eutelsat Communications SA as its first customer for satellite launch services, he said on Tuesday.

Blue Origin announces the design of its New Glenn vehicle

Rocket fanatics got a special treat on Monday as commercial space venture Blue Origin released the design for its New Glenn launch vehicle. After only the smallest of hints over the last few years, the announcement comes as a welcome surprise.

Op-Ed: Jeff Bezos vs NYT PR disaster — Managing a mess

New York - After grim revelations in a New York Times article about Amazon’s workplace culture, CEO Jeff Bezos wrote a published letter to employees, saying they could always talk to him. He even gave them his email address.

How Amazon delivers for customers at the expense of workers

Current and former Amazon employees share how the retailer demands workers go to any length to fulfill orders at the expense of personal life and family.

What you need to know about on-demand home services

Three years ago, what did it take to hire a ride on Friday night? For many people, it involved an awkward, probably unanswered, phone call to a local taxi company or eyesight keen enough to spot a fare-free cabbie on the street.

Amazon Fire phone gaining popularity slowly but can it compete?

The Amazon Fire smartphone was up for sale just a week ago and few smartphone users are excited about the release. This isn't very surprising considering Amazon does not have an established customer base for smartphones.

The Washington Post Company becomes the Graham Holdings Company

The Washington Post Company, having sold the Washington Post newspaper and digital concern to Amazon's Jeff Bezos, announced its new name on Monday.

Texas planning commercial spaceflight hub

Houston - Houston authorities are planning to reclaim its place in space travel as home of NASA by collaborating with the private sector of the spaceflight industry.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post for $250 million

Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of online commerce giant Amazon.com, is buying one of the nation's most venerable newspapers.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confirms Apollo 11 rocket engine recovered

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has confirmed that one of the engine parts his team recovered in March from the depths of the Atlantic came from the Saturn V rocket that carried Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins in the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon.

Publishing coach and author Emily Hill talks about Kindlegate Special

Seattle - With Amazon's expansion into new markets such as India, Brazil, Japan and Canada, Amazon's KDP reporting for Kindle book sales have encountered technical glitches causing many upset authors to post messages in the KDP community forum.

Amazon CEO donates $2.5 million in support of WA gay marriage law

Olympia - Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced today that they had donated $2.5 million to the Washington United for Marriage campaign to defend Washington's same-sex marriage law.
 

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Jeff Bezos at Amazon Spheres Grand Opening in Seattle  Washington on January 28  2018.
Jeff Bezos at Amazon Spheres Grand Opening in Seattle, Washington on January 28, 2018.
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Jeff Bezos at Amazon Spheres Grand Opening in Seattle in 2018.
Jeff Bezos at Amazon Spheres Grand Opening in Seattle in 2018.
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A general view of the storage hall at the 70,000 square metre warehouse floor in Amazon's new distribution center in Brieselang, near Berlin
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A general view of the storage hall at the 70 000 square metre warehouse floor in Amazon s new distri...
A general view of the storage hall at the 70,000 square metre warehouse floor in Amazon's new distribution center in Brieselang, near Berlin
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A member of staff pushes a trolley as she collects orders at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough, central England
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Jeff Bezos, the founder of Blue Origin at the Texas test sight.
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Jeff Bezos CEO of Blue Origin.
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