#Amazon

  • Amazon site crashes on Worldwide Prime Day!

    You had one job, Amazon. Update 7/16/18 5:07PM ET: Welp, doesn’t sound like the company is suffering too much. Amazon released the following statement on Twitter in response to the Prime Day fiasco: pic.twitter.com/W4pwEHCO4F — Amazon.com (@amazon) July 16, 2018       Source: engadget  Photo Credit: Gadgets Now  ...
  • Atlanta ranks no. 2 for Amazon Finalist Headquaters List!

    Raleigh, North Carolina. (Wikimedia Photo / Mark Turner) More than 2,000 GeekWire readers told us which of the 20 cities in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters they would live in — and the answer was a surprise. They weren’t lured by New York City’s flashing lights or Los Angeles’...
  • Amazon will now expand with pharmaceutical plans

    Amazon announced Thursday it is expanding into the pharmaceutical space with plans to acquire online pharmacy PillPack. PillPack, which is aimed at consumers who take multiple medications, presorts customers’ prescriptions and helps manage refills and shipping. The service is available in 49 states, with its main pharmacy located in Manchester, New...
  • Couple sentenced to federal prison for stealing from Amazon

    An Indiana couple and their accomplice were sentenced to federal prison Monday for launching and operating a scheme that defrauded Amazon of $1.2 million in consumer electronics. Erin and Leah Finan, both 38, a married couple from the Muncie-Anderson area, pleaded guilty to federal mail fraud and money laundering charges and were sentenced to 71...
  • Your $119 Amazon Prime account could hold an $800 or more value…Here’s how

    Amazon is rolling out its Whole Foods discount to its Prime members today, part of the benefits that one analysis said makes the service worth almost $800 per year. That’s a big value, given that Prime membership currently costs $119 annually. Yet households want to feel they’re getting their money’s worth,...
  • A Woman Claims Her Amazon Alexa Device Recorded a Conversation and Shared It With a Random Friend

    An Oregon woman says her Amazon Alexa device recorded a private conversation and shared it with a random contact of hers in Seattle, local TV news station KIRO 7 reports. The incident came to light two weeks ago, when the Portland-area woman who identified herself as ‘Danielle’ received a...
  • Amazon banning customers…Here’s why

    Turns out Amazon’s 30-day return policy isn’t so liberal after all. The company has been banning people it claims are sending back too many items, according to the Wall Street Journal. The e-commerce giant — whose self-proclaimed mission “to be Earth’s most customer-centric company” — bans users who cause “a...
  • Amazon cuts Whole Foods prices for Prime members in new grocery showdown

    (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Whole Foods Market are making a surgical strike in the already brutal grocery price war. On Wednesday, Whole Foods debuted a much-anticipated loyalty program that offers special discounts to Prime customers, including 10 percent off hundreds of sale items and rotating weekly specials...
  • Tax Compromise Gives Amazon’s Latest Seattle Office New Life

    Amazon says it will move forward with plans for a new office building in Seattle after the city council slashed a proposed corporate tax by nearly half. Amazon halted plans for the new building earlier this month in response to the proposed tax, which is designed to help the...