#Amazon

  • Amazon Says Cyber Monday Was Its Biggest Shopping Day Ever!

    Amazon said that Cyber Monday was its biggest shopping day ever—beating out the previous title-holder, Prime Day, the sales extravaganza the company held in July. But as is typical with the company, it failed to provide any specific numbers to judge its self-congratulations on Wednesday. Nor did it define...
  • Amazon workers on strike in Europe

    Hundreds of Amazon workers in Italy and Germany are on strike during one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Over 500 employees are carrying out their first ever strike at Amazon’s warehouse in Piacenza near Milan over pay. Strikers have also refused to work overtime until 31...
  • Amazon launches new service for intelligence agencies

    The cloud computing company Amazon Web Services (AWS) announcedon Monday that it’s launching a new service capable of hosting government data classified as “secret.” AWS’s new “Secret Region” is part of its $600 million cloud services contract with the U.S. intelligence community (IC). “AWS now provides the U.S. Intelligence Community...
  • Some Great Black Friday Deals that you can get RIGHT NOW!!!

    Black Friday may still be on the horizon, but there are loads of great deals on fantastic products all month long. We firmly believe that there’s no such thing as a good deal on a bad product, so we’ve been hunting down the best sales, discounts, and bargains on...
  • Amazon cutting prices of turkey, canned pumpkin for Thanksgiving at Whole Foods

    Whole Foods has cut prices on holiday staples and other groceries, Amazon announced Wednesday. Customers will be able to purchase organic or non-antibiotic turkeys at a reduced price of $3.49 per pound and $2.49 per pound, respectively. Members of Amazon Prime will save an additional 50 cents per pound...
  • Will Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Be TV’s Most Expensive Show of All Time?

      The megadeal is believed to be for five seasons — plus a potential spin­off — with insiders putting the price tag for global rights at around $250 million. Have Amazon and Disney both found their Game of Thrones? Amazon Studios announced Nov. 13 that it is teaming with...
  • Amazon releases hundreds of Black Friday Sale Prices!

    We told you about Amazon’s big “Countdown to Black Friday” sales even last week, and it kicked off with thousands of deals available right now in the march up to Black Friday. Of course, this is Amazon we’re talking about here, so you know that new deals are constantly...
  • Amazon to bring new fulfillment center, jobs to Macon

    MACON, Ga. – Amazon is coming to Macon in a move that would create over 500 full-time jobs in the area. Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that the company will be opening a new fulfillment center in Macon-Bill County. This will be Amazon’s fourth fulfillment center in the state....
  • Amazon is making smart locks that let couriers deliver packages inside your home

    • Amazon has announced a new service that lets couriers deliver packages inside customers’ homes. • It’s called Amazon Key, and is a camera paired with a smart lock that Amazon can unlock. • But it raises privacy concerns: Do you want to give Amazon the power to unlock...