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Big Tech sued for deadly lack of censorship

A new lawsuit accuses some of the largest US tech firms of failing to prevent a mass shooting in May 2022. The family members of...

Amazon to pay shoppers for skipping delivery – Reuters

The retail giant is reportedly rewarding US customers for using pick-up points more often. Online retail behemoth Amazon has started offering $10 to some of...

Top 10 streaming movies and TV series in NZ 10-16 April 2023

The top 10 streaming movies and TV series in New Zealand for the week 10-16 April 2023. Lists are provided courtesy of JustWatch.com. Movies Cocaine Bear...

Amazon overtakes Apple as world’s most valuable brand

US e-commerce giant grabs top slot despite a $51-billion value loss, research has found. Amazon has regained its position as the world's most valuable brand...

Amazon to boot thousands of workers – CEO

Layoffs will start later this month, Andy Jassy has said in a memo to employees. US e-commerce giant Amazon will fire over 18,000 employees in...

Housekeeper accuses Jeff Bezos of racism and mistreatment

A former employee claims Hispanic staff were treated differently from white colleagues. A woman who worked as a housekeeper for former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...

Amazon takes aim at another beloved film franchise

A “provocative” Blade Runner series is coming to Prime Video streaming service. Amazon’s video streaming service, which is currently facing fan backlash over its reinvention...

Amazon teases new voice tool

Alexa will be able to mimic anyone’s voice after hearing an audio recording, the company says. Amazon has unveiled plans to develop a system that...

Amazon Fires Several Senior Managers at Staten Island Warehouse That Recently Voted to Unionize

A new wave of union organising erupted during the COVID-19 pandemic, during which safety protocols and stalled wages, compounding with other social ills, produced...

Big Tech’s latest power grab is like Amazon owning the roads it delivers packages on

It might seem an exaggeration to say that Big Tech, like a fictional James Bond villain, aims for total world domination through controlling the...

Amazon’s Alexa dishes out potentially deadly challenge

The voice assistant suggested a pre-teen undertake a dangerous dare. Amazon says it has updated its voice assistant after it transpired that Alexa had suggested...

Amazon execs stuck in middle of marijuana smuggling case

The executive directors of the US e-commerce giant Amazon have been charged in connection with the alleged use of the retail platform for smuggling...

Amazon reportedly to stop accepting UK-issued Visa credit cards

"We are very disappointed that Amazon is threatening to restrict consumer choice in the future," a Visa spokesman reportedly said. Amazon.com Inc will stop accepting...

Bezos sells $3.3 billion Amazon shares this week

Last week Amazon founder Jeff Bezos sold US$3.3 billion worth of his shares in the company. That brings the total value of Amazon shares he...

Black hobbits, female heroes and other races in Amazon’s new ‘Lord of the Rings’ series draw mixed reactions

Amazon’s upcoming ‘Lord of the Rings’ series has drawn criticism for “preachy multiculturalism” after it emerged that the show will feature a diverse cast...

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