Friday, August 18, 2017

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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 ...
a sandy snowman

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 ...
This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon reports financial results Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.

BY MAE ANDERSON NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants you to order your turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce online this Thanksgiving — its latest effort to make its Prime subscription service a central part of food shopping, much the way ...
This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon.com will add about 120,000 seasonal workers in an effort to meet an expected spike in demand during the holidays, announced Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.

BY MAE ANDERSON NEW YORK (AP) — The holidays are coming and Amazon plans to add 120,000 seasonal workers in an effort to meet an expected spike in demand as more and more people trade bricks for clicks. The seasonal ...
mass effect andromeda video game screenshot

Massive sci-fi RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda has been kept under wraps since its initial release, but Dark Horse, a comic and book publisher, may have accidently revealed when the triple A title will be released. Noticed first by Destructoid, an ...
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