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Investors ask how the Bezos divorce will affect Amazon

01 January, 2019 10:30 am 10:30 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc AMZN.O shares seesawed as investors questioned how the impending divorce of company founder Jeff Bezos would affect his control of the most valuable company on Wall Street and its ambitious expansion plans. Bezos, whom Read More

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Fast cars and rickety bridges as “The Grand Tour” returns

01 January, 2019 10:22 pm 10:22 pm

  LONDON (Reuters) – Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May return for a third season of their thrill-seeking motor show “The Grand Tour”, with plenty of fast cars and stunning scenery they hope will take viewers’ minds off the Read More

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US judge dismisses suit versus Google over facial recognition software

12 December, 2018 9:01 am 9:01 am

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engine’s photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy was dismissed by a US judge who cited a lack of “concrete injuries.” US District Judge Edmond Read More

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Yankees in talks with Amazon, Sinclair to bid for Yes Network: WSJ

12 December, 2018 5:53 pm 5:53 pm

(Reuters) – The New York Yankees are in talks with Amazon.com Inc and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc about a joint bid for the team’s regional sports network, Yes, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the Read More

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As FAANG stocks falter, fund managers make bets on survivors

12 December, 2018 10:19 am 10:19 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A bear market in the so-called FAANG stocks – Wall Street’s most popular trade going into the year – is pushing fund managers into searching for the next big growth companies that can lead the overall Read More

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Amazon to allow Apple Music on its Echo speakers

12 December, 2018 11:57 am 11:57 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said Apple Music will become available on its Echo smart speakers starting Dec. 17, signaling increasing collaboration between the tech heavyweights. Apple Music subscribers who own Echo devices will be able to listen to Apple Read More

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Black Friday deals lure US shoppers, biggest sales gains online

11 November, 2018 9:04 am 9:04 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shoppers across the United States snapped up deep discounts on toys, clothing and electronics both online and at stores on Black Friday, giving retailers a strong start to their make-or-break holiday season. A healthy economy and Read More

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Amazon strikes deal with Apple to sell iPhones, iPads

11 November, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said it would carry more Apple Inc products globally in time for the holiday shopping season, as the technology rivals put aside past differences to boost sales. In coming weeks, the world’s biggest online retailer Read More

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Amazon drops free shipping minimum in tussle for holiday sales

11 November, 2018 2:35 pm 2:35 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it would offer free shipping with no purchase minimum for the first time this holiday season, heating up the competition with Walmart Inc and other rivals vying for customers’ Christmas shopping sprees. Read More

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UK austerity ending, as long as Brexit deal gets done: Hammond

10 October, 2018 8:39 am 8:39 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond held out the prospect of an end to Britain’s long spending squeeze provided the government secures a Brexit deal with the EU, putting pressure on the divided Conservative Party to back Read More

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Microsoft overtakes Amazon as second most valuable US company

10 October, 2018 9:30 am 9:30 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp regained its spot as the second most valuable US company after a disappointing quarterly report from Amazon.com wiped $65 billion off the online retailer’s market capitalization. Apple Inc  tops the list at over $1 Read More

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Amazon’s holiday season sales outlook misses views; shares sink

10 October, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) forecast holiday season sales and profit that missed Wall Street targets on Thursday, projecting revenue growth that would be the slowest in years, sending shares of the world’s largest online retailer down 8 percent in Read More

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Target’s two-day holiday shipping option beats Amazon, Walmart

10 October, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Target Corp, aiming to one-up retail rivals during the upcoming U.S. holiday shopping season, said on Tuesday it was adding more delivery and pickup options for online shoppers to have items shipped to their homes or Read More

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Key EU lawmaker’s plan to rein in online marketplaces a threat to Ama...

10 October, 2018 9:30 am 9:30 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Amazon could face a threat other than just EU antitrust scrutiny after a key EU lawmaker announced proposals aimed at curbing online marketplaces’ use of merchants’ data to boost sales of own brand products. Seeking to ensure Read More

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Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women

10 October, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s  machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. The team had been building computer programs since 2014 to review job applicants’ resumes with the aim of mechanizing the Read More

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