Amazon India Bought the Biggest Films When Cinemas Were Closed. As They Reopen, How Will the Streamer Adapt?

Amazon Prime Video’s India service, like their streaming rivals Netflix and Disney Plus Hotstar, have enjoyed the benefits of acquiring theatrical titles with cinemas closed. But as the country’s movie theaters prepare to reopen, what’s Amazon’s next play for feature … Read more…

Amazon memo reveals Covid-19 was more prevalent in Minnesota warehouse than surrounding areas

Top Amazon executives including Dave Clark, the company’s senior vice president of global operations, have said infection rates at warehouses match or are lower than the cities they’re in. A newly revealed May memo shows this wasn’t the case in … Read more…

Amazon sees strong demand for pepper spray and Black Lives Matter merchandise as protests rage

Amazon’s Sports and Outdoors category showed pepper spray as the top-selling item, while a rechargeable taser was listed at No.44, illustrating that consumers are buying self-defense items amid protests that have turned violent in some areas of the country. Tech … Read more…

India’s Reliance launches JioMart online grocery service, challenging Amazon, Flipkart

Reliance Industries Ltd has launched an online grocery service, JioMart, the head of its grocery retail business said, in a move aimed at rivalling Amazon.com’s local unit and Walmart Inc’s Flipkart in the huge Indian market. Reuters: Technology News BEST … Read more…

Amazon says ‘appropriate’ executive available after U.S. House panel calls on CEO Bezos to testify

Amazon said on Friday it would make an “appropriate” executive available to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee to testify about allegations related to how the company uses third-party sellers’ data. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop … Read more…

Amazon Prime India Makes Biggest Movie Acquisition To Date With Amitabh Bachchan-Ayushmann Khurrana Comedy ‘Gulabo Sitabo’

Amazon Prime Video India has made its biggest movie acquisition to date in the shape of Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana comedy Gulabo Sitabo. The Hindi-language comedy will launch exclusively on the streaming service on June 12 and will be … Read more…

Amazon whistleblowers call Bezos 'out of touch,' say they were fired for trying to protect warehouse workers from coronavirus

Two web designers say they were fired by Amazon for organizing a virtual town hall to hear from the company’s low-paid warehouse staff. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Congress wants Jeff Bezos to testify after ‘possibly criminal’ Amazon statements | New York Post

New York Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of … Read more…

U.S. probe unable to rule out White House influence on JEDI contract awarded to Microsoft, not Amazon

The Pentagon’s inspector general on Wednesday said it could not determine whether the White House influenced the award of a $ 10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp over Amazon after several officials said their conversations were privileged “presidential communications.” Reuters: … Read more…

Televised raid on illegal Amazon mining angers Brazil government, leads to sacking

Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles has fired the country’s top environmental enforcement officer, according to a government notice published on Tuesday, after a news program broadcast a dramatic raid on illegal mining in the Amazon rainforest. Reuters: Environment BEST DEAL … Read more…

Amazon executive on defense after comments about warehouse protest leader

Amazon.com Inc’s general counsel on Thursday said his emotions clouded his judgment when he wrote meeting notes in which he allegedly outlined a public relations strategy against a protest organizer and questioned the employee’s intelligence. Reuters: Technology News BEST DEAL … Read more…

Amazon fires warehouse worker who led Staten Island strike for more coronavirus protection

Amazon said it fired Chris Smalls for ‘violating social distancing guidelines and putting the safety of others at risk.’ US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Record Labels Take Another Hit as Amazon Stops Accepting Vinyl and CD Shipments

Although probably no one will begrudge Amazon prioritizing essential goods and services during a pandemic, the company’s decision to put a temporary halt to incoming shipments of physical media is subjecting record labels — particularly independent imprints that do a … Read more…

Union condemns working conditions at Amazon warehouses in UK, company issues rebuttal

Working conditions at Amazon’s UK warehouses are getting worse, claimed the GMB Union as it called for a parliamentary inquiry. It follows an investigation that found more than 600 serious injuries at the sites.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…