So happy to get shot of it
Amazon employees working in fulfilment teams which handle inventory and shipping at the online retail giant have opened the champers after getting Oracle off their company servers.
Accessed his private files turned the dirt over to a rival newspaper
The security chief for Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos said on Saturday that the Saudi government had access to Bezos' phone and gained private information from it.
It would help if it could get out more
Amazon’s head boffin Rohit Prasad said that the bookseller’s personal software assistant Alexa would be far smarter if it had a robot body and cameras to move around in the real world., Addressing the assorted throngs at MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Digital AI conference in San Francisco Prasad said: “The only way to make smart assistants really smart is to give it [sic] eyes and let it explore the world”.
Asks politicians to tax big tech more
While most big tech companies are seeking to avoid paying any tax at all, Microsoft is lobbying to make them all pay more.
Rivals worry about Amazon support
Software King of the World Microsoft is doing rather well in the cloud wars because some of the bigger retailers are worried about handing over their cash to rival Amazon.
Helping parents off their kids with medieval illnesses
Amazon has been named and shamed as one of the companies which have been helping to transmit false “anti-vax” medical advice.
Paying tax is socialism in the US
While millions of middle and lower class Americans have just discovered that they are paying more tax under new Republican tax cuts, they will be no doubt overjoyed that Amazon's tax bill was nothing this year.
Rivian now valued at $1-2 billion
Amazon and General Motors want to invest in Rivian Automotive in a deal that would value the US electric truck manufacturer at between $1 billion and $2 billion.
All your mesh home routers are belong to us
Amazon has announced that it's acquiring Eero, the maker of mesh home routers.
We made it there we can make it anywhere
Online retailer Amazon is exploring alternatives to locating part of its new headquarters in New York in case the plan should fail due to local opposition.