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Tag Archives: Amazon

Amazon UK to create 400 new jobs

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LONDON: Amazon UK said on Monday it would open a new fulfillment center in Rugby, central England, increasing its 2,500-strong workforce in the Midlands by another 400 people. Rugby will be the fourth Amazon fulfillment center in the region, and joins centers in Coalville and Daventry, which opened in 2016, ...

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Amazon opens a checkout-free supermarket

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In a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries, Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts – human or self-service – to shoppers on Monday. Amazon Go, in Seattle, has been tested by staff for the past year. It uses an array of ceiling-mounted cameras to identify each ...

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Amazon raises monthly Prime price

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LONDON: Amazon has raised the price of monthly Prime memberships in the US by $2 to $12.99 (£9.40), in a bid to push more people to an annual plan. The annual cost of Prime, which includes two-day shipping and video streaming, was unchanged at $99. Amazon said the change does ...

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Amazon acquires smart home video platform Blink

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LONDON: Home security provider Blink earlier this week announced a new wireless doorbell that’ll debut at CES next month. The company topped that news with word that it has been acquired by Amazon. Blink announced the acquisition in a brief post on its blog earlier today. As of writing, Amazon ...

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Amazon apologises for call centre worker sent threats to customer

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LONDON: Michael Jacobson received five book recommendations including Death, Follow You Home and Suicide’s An Option.. “We have zero tolerance for any misuse of customer data and have apologised to the customer,” Amazon, which offered Mr Jacobson a £50 goodwill gesture, said. “The individual involved no longer works for Amazon,” ...

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The 5 Love Languages

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Many people wonder, what happens to the love after you get married? This is the eminent question and the content of the book ‘The 5 Love Languages ‘ revolving around this very core question. There are five ways that people speak and understand love . We name it love language ...

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Delivery driver contracted by Amazon poops in driveway

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CALIFORNIA: The owner of a South Sacramento home was left with more than what he ordered when his package arrived Tuesday afternoon. Nemy Bautista got home around 3 p.m. to find a large piece of poop at the end of his driveway. He figured it was from a neighbor’s dog ...

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Amazon introduces Prime Now delivery fee

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LONDON: Amazon has introduced a minimum order fee for its Prime Now same day delivery service. For purchases under £40 made through the delivery service, customers will have to pay £3.99 plus a £2 tip for drivers. Previously, Amazon had a minimum order of £20 to get free same day ...

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Jeff Bezos sells off a million Amazon shares for $1.1Billion

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LONDON: The World’s Richest Person Amazon founder Jeff Bezos sold off another sliver of his stake in the company this week, as the stock soared to record levels. Shares in Amazon surged last week, putting the price above $1,100 for the first time ever. The increase came as the tech ...

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Amazon Must Pay $295 Million in Back Taxes, EU Says

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BRUSSELS: Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals with individual EU states. Margrethe Vestager, the EU official in charge of antitrust issues, also ...

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