Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, photo, construction cranes fill a block across from an Amazon building in Seattle.

BY GENE JOHNSON SEATTLE (AP) — Memo to the many places vying for Amazon’s second headquarters: It ain’t all food trucks and free bananas. For years, much of downtown Seattle has been a maze of broken streets and caution-taped sidewalks. ...
In this Aug. 3, 2015 file photo, Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios, participates in the "Hand of God" panel at the Amazon Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

BY LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of Amazon Studios was put on leave Thursday following sexual harassment allegations from a producer on the Amazon series “Man in the High Castle,” adding to Hollywood’s crisis over its mistreatment ...
In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, customers walk out of a Walmart store in Hialeah Gardens, Fl

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMAN NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is all about online, anticipating digital sales next fiscal year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery ...
This Aug. 4, 2017, photo provided by Jillian Weiss shows Dane Lane, left, and his transgender wife, Allegra Schawe-Lane, outside the federal courthouse in Covington, Ky.

BY DAVID CRARY A Kentucky man and his transgender wife sued Amazon on Wednesday, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at the mammoth online retailer’s warehouse in northern Kentucky. A lawyer working with ...
This photo provided by Amazon shows a demonstration of the company's new parent dashboard tool, on a smartphone. Amazon is introducing new tools to help parents see what their kids are doing on the company’s Fire tablets. (Amazon via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is introducing new tools to help parents see what their kids are doing on the company’s Fire tablets. As a bonus, the e-commerce giant says its service will also help spark discussions about the books ...
A truck is parked at the entrance of the Souq.com warehouse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, March 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

BY JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amazon purchased the Middle East’s biggest online retailer Souq.com on Tuesday for an undisclosed amount, a day after a state-backed firm disclosed an $800 million counteroffer. A joint statement described the ...
This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, California. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

BY MAE ANDERSON NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says an incorrectly typed command during a routine debugging of its billing system caused the five-hour outage of some Amazon Web Services servers on Tuesday. In a summary posted online, the Seattle ...
This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon reports financial results Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $749 million. The Seattle-based company said it had net income of $1.54 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by ...
This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon reports financial results Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.

If the holidays haven’t drained your wallet enough, get ready for Digital Day on Amazon. The online retailer will be offering deals on digital-only content from video games, apps, music, TV, movies and more. Digital Day is a one-day sale ...
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The holidays are among us and there are very important people in our world that deserve thoughtful, inspired gifts that we are equally proud to be giving. Since we don’t all have time to be perusing every possible option, I’ve ...
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