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Amazon cutting hundreds of Seattle jobs in its consumer business: source

Amazon cutting hundreds of Seattle jobs in its consumer business: source

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is cutting hundreds of jobs in its consumer business in Seattle, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday, as the company shifts resources into fast-growing areas like its work on voice assistant Alexa. Reuters: Technology News

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Amazon stock market value on verge of eclipsing Microsoft

Amazon stock market value on verge of eclipsing Microsoft

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s shares surged on Friday, pushing its stock market value above $ 700 billion and threatening to eclipse Microsoft Corp, a day after the online retailing behemoth reported blockbuster results. Reuters: Technology News

February 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Amazon, Berkshire, JPM form healthcare company to cut costs

Amazon, Berkshire, JPM form healthcare company to cut costs

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co will form a healthcare company aimed at cutting costs for their U.S. employees, they said on Tuesday, sending shares in the broad healthcare sector sharply lower. Reuters: Business News

January 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
‘Fire and Fury’ is No. 1 on Amazon — will Trump make America read again?

‘Fire and Fury’ is No. 1 on Amazon — will Trump make America read again?

Could Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” a blistering account of the first year of the Trump White House, be enough to get the president — and the rest of America — to turn off their TVs and open a book? MarketWatch.com – All MarketWatch News – Personal Finance

January 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Trump, Amazon and the Postal Service: The story behind the tweet

Trump, Amazon and the Postal Service: The story behind the tweet

President Trump tweeted Friday that the U.S. Postal Service is losing billions of dollars because it charges Amazon and other companies too little to deliver packages. But that’s not the only reason the Postal Service is losing money. Economic news – CNNMoney.com

December 31, 2017 | By | Reply More
Amazon takes on UK supermarkets with ‘Pantry’ offer

Amazon takes on UK supermarkets with ‘Pantry’ offer

Amazon has stepped up the pressure on Britain's traditional supermarkets with the nationwide launch on Friday of a packaged groceries offer. Europe Top News and Analysis

November 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Androidians land some cool new features for Amazon Prime Music

Androidians land some cool new features for Amazon Prime Music

Amazon is slowly but surely trying to make its Amazon Prime Music streaming service more relevant in the cutthroat streaming landscape. Today the company announced some handy feature upgrades for Android users that should make the diminutive service more appealing. First and foremost on the list is the added ability to download or save music […]

October 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Amazon posts second straight profit powered by Web Services

Amazon posts second straight profit powered by Web Services

E-commerce company Amazon.com Inc on Thursday recorded a surprise profit for the second quarter in a row, propelled by higher sales in North America and its cloud computing business, and its shares rose 11 percent. Amazon, which has historically struggled with profitability while spending to expand beyond its core online marketplace offerings, reined in costs […]

October 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Amazon plans to sell $50 tablet: WSJ

Amazon plans to sell $50 tablet: WSJ

(Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon.com Inc plans to release a $ 50 tablet in time for the holiday season, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Reuters: Technology News

September 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Amazon Soars to Record After Booking a Surprising Profit

Amazon Soars to Record After Booking a Surprising Profit

Amazon.com Inc. is packing a punch. Shares of the Internet marketplace are up 16% after hours Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report. They rose to $ 565 apiece after the market close, … Marketplace News Headlines – Yahoo! News

July 27, 2015 | By | Reply More