Amazon (company)

American technology and e-commerce company

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Four companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Google, Apple, and Facebook. The company has been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world", as well as the world's most valuable brand.

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This year, Amazon’s Prime Day sales will be coming on October 13th and 14th — three months later than..
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"I Am Woman" singer Helen Reddy dies at 78 in Los Angeles; Gabrielle Union, NBC settle dispute over racism allegations; "Borat" sequel to be released by Amazon..
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Amazon has launched Explore, a new platform which it promises will let you “explore anything from lessons to landmarks.” It works..
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(CNN)One person is dead and one is wounded after a shooting at an Amazon workplace in Florida. Authorities in Jacksonville, Florida, said they were dispatched to..
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Police and emergency vehicles responded Tuesday night to reports of an incident at the Amazon fulfillment center on Jacksonville's Northside.
 
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Sacha Baron Cohen’s sequel to Borat, his iconic and controversial 2006..
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Amazon’s warehouses with robots, which the company has claimed would help reduce worker injuries, actually..
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Where to Watch Train to Busan 2? Full movie is streaming online in HD on Netflix. Is Train to Busan 2 playing on Netflix? – YES Train to Busan 2 is playing on..
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Amazon is expanding its personal shopping service to cover men’s fashion. For $4.99 a..
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Amazon is unveiling its own palm recognition technology today that will be used initially to turn your hand into a..
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Can't wait to shop the big deals for Amazon Prime Day 2020? These top-selling picks from last year are on sale right now—get the details.
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For the first time, ecommerce giant will hold its popular discount shopping day in the fall.
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Amazon Prime Day 2020 has officially been announced—find out all the details, including how to save on the best early deals you can shop right now.
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Prime Day, Amazon’s annual deals extravaganza, will run from October 13th-14th, the company announced today...
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When is Amazon Prime Day 2020? Amazon's annual Black Friday-like sale will be Oct. 13-14 after the retail giant delayed the sale amid the coronavirus.
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This big fall Amazon sale has everything you'll need to get your space in order for the season, including furniture, tools, space heaters and blankets.
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A song about the ex-MP has topped the best-seller charts ahead of Kylie Minogue and Bruce Springsteen.
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Last week, Amazon informed customers who had pre-ordered the PS5 that they might not actually get their consoles on..
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Amazon announced so many gadgets at one event we had to move our Vergecast recording from Thursday to Friday. That’s what the bulk of..
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The biggest shopping event of the year, otherwise known as Black Friday, will take place on Friday 27 November this year. As the event originally hails from..
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Amazon is the latest tech company to offer a game streaming platform, and its new cloud gaming service Luna launches this week on an “invitation-only” basis...
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On Thursday, Ring, the home security subsidiary of Amazon, released a new dashcam embedded with a novel feature called “Traffic Stop” that could help bring..
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“I’d be more worried about the camera on your phone than I would be about a drone,” Amazon devices SVP Dave Limp told me in an interview a few hours after..
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OnePlus has axed the price of its OnePlus 8 at its own site and on Amazon, and each configuration is available now..
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Amazon has just taken the wraps off its long-rumored Amazon Luna, meaning the company is officially jumping into the cloud gaming ring..
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The upcoming Ring Always Home Cam. Ring Amazon on Thursday unveiled a camera-mounted drone that can fly around inside your house, called the Ring Always Home..
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Amazon’s new Luna cloud gaming platform is powered by Windows servers and Nvidia GPUs. Luna supports more than 100 games thanks to this Windows support,..
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You might be wondering: “Did Amazon just break Apple’s App Store guidelines by bringing a cloud gaming service to iPhone?” And I..
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Should we invite Amazon’s internet-connected cameras and voice assistants into our homes? That’s been a contentious topic for years — but today, Amazon..
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Amazon revealed its new cloud gaming service, officially called Luna, at its annual Alexa hardware event today. That makes it an immediate competitor to..
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Ring’s flying drone camera, the Always Home Cam, was easily the most surprising hardware announcement at today’s Amazon event. It won’t actually be..
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Technology giant also unveiled a new gaming platform, a line of entertainment products and car security gear.
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Amazon announced a load of new devices today at its hardware event, as expected. The new Echo Show 10 smart display, shown above, that..
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One privacy campaign group says it is Amazon's "most chilling home surveillance product" yet.
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Amazon demo'd a low-cost home-security drone at an event this morning NZT. The Ring Always Home Cam is an autonomous drone that can fly around inside your home..
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Amazon just wrapped up its fall hardware event, and it was packed with a number of big announcements. There are a number of new Echo devices, such as a spherical..
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Amazon staged a virtual press event from its Seattle headquarters to show off its lineup for the holiday selling season.
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Amazon has announced its latest video streaming devices for the TV: today the company introduced an upgraded, more powerful Fire TV..
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Amazon has unveiled a new Alexa-powered security service called Alexa Guard. The announcement came during Amazon’s annual devices event on..
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Amazon has debuted the $129.99 Eero 6 and the $229.99 Eero Pro 6 mesh Wi-Fi routers, along with the $89.99 Eero 6 extender that support Wi-Fi 6..
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During Amazon’s event today, the company announced a range of improvements that are coming to Alexa. The..
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At its 2020 hardware event today, Amazon announced a cloud gaming platform called Luna. The news isn’t too surprising: the service has been rumored since last..
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Amazon unveiled the AZ1 Neural Edge processor, a silicon module that will speed up Alexa’s ability to answer your queries and commands by..
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What seems to be an Amazon-made game controller has appeared in FCC filings (credit to Dave Zatz for spotting..
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Apple’s eighth-generation iPad is $299 at Amazon, which is $30 less than its retail price. Needless to say, it’s a good deal if you were in the market for..
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Amazon is gearing up for its latest hardware event where it’s expected to announce its latest smart home gear...
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Amazon is launching a new environmental program called Climate Pledge Friendly that will label certain products..
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At Amazon, you can save $15 on the total cost of an Apple Watch Series 6 or Apple Watch SE. It’s not a huge discount, but per a deal post at AppleInsider,..
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Images of what appear to be a new Amazon Fire TV Stick have leaked ahead of the..
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Yesterday, exercise company Echelon Fitness announced the..
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Today, Microsoft launched pre-orders for its upcoming next generation console, the Xbox One X. Sorry, I meant the..
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An internal Amazon email seen by The Verge confirms that its Prime Day shopping event will take place October..
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RBG T-shirts, books, masks and other memorabilia are trending on Amazon, Etsy, Redbubble and other online shops, celebrating Justice Ginsburg's life.
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You can pre-order Microsoft's new Xbox Series X at Amazon, Walmart, Target and more—if you hurry.
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A barrister questions whether the retailer has any checks in place after spotting the racist hats.
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Carlos Rodrigues is among the firefighters trying to save patches of Brazil's rainforest from burning.
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Nvidia’s RTX 3080 launch last week was a total mess, one Nvidia is still navigating the fallout from following its..
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If it’s time to upgrade your phone, you might be considering Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 or the Note 20 Ultra. Both..
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Stopping the e-commerce sales of knockoff T-shirts and other memorabilia on Amazon, eBay and other major platforms is a game of whack-a-mole, but CounterFind,..
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Amazon is preparing to launch an ambitious networking and location system later this year under the name..
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State Representative Susan Lynn has posted on social media using QAnon phrases, but denies association with the movement.
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