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U.S. lawmakers call for privacy legislation after Reuters report on Amazon lobbying

Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) is trading down 0.53% at 3676.57 Five members of Congress called for federal consumer-privacy legislation after a Reuters report published Friday revealed how Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN)has led an under-the-radar campaign to gut privacy protections in 25 states while amassing a valuable trove of personal data on...

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Five U.S. lawmakers accuse Amazon of possibly lying to Congress following Reuters report

Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) is trading up 3.31% at 3409.02 Five members of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee wrote to Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN)’s chief executive Sunday and accused the company’s top executives, including founder Jeff Bezos, of either misleading Congress or possibly lying to it about Amazon’s business...

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UK drivers delivering for Amazon seek employee rights

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is trading up 0.03% at 3247.33 Thousands of Britons delivering items for Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)should receive entitlements such as the minimum wage, according to a law firm which is launching an employee rights claim against the U.S. giant. At least 3,000 people making deliveries via ‘Delivery Service Partners’...

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Amazon Up 1% as It Shrugs Off Twitch Data Hack

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Inc is trading up 1.27% at 3262.01        Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) traded 1.1% higher in Thursday’s premarket as it attempted to allay fears over the data hack at Twitch Interactive, a company it acquired in 2014 for about $970 million. Twitch is an American video live streaming service focusing...

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Amazon settles with employees allegedly fired for criticizing working conditions

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is trading down 0.45% at 3301.12 Amazon.com Inc and the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said on Wednesday the company had reached a settlement with two former employees who alleged they were fired last year for criticizing the working conditions at the e-commerce giant’s warehouses. Amazon...

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Amazon to proactively remove more content that violates rules from cloud service

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is trading down 0.46% at 3463.12 Amazon.com Inc plans to take a more proactive approach to determine what types of content violate its cloud service policies, such as rules against promoting violence, and enforce its removal, according to two sources, a move likely to renew debate about...

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Amazon to pay shoppers hurt by others’ products, does not admit liability

Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN)is trading down 0.09% at 3341.87 Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) on Tuesday said it would pay customers who suffer injuries or property damage from defective goods others sell on its U.S. platform, in a new policy that could reduce litigation. For years, consumers have sued the world’s largest...

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Amazon launches free one-day delivery in Brazil amid fierce competition

Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN)is trading up 1.04% at 3366.24 E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN)started to offer its Brazilian Prime subscribers free one-day delivery in 50 cities on Wednesday, amid fierce market competition in Latin America’s largest economy. The move comes as rivals such as MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) and Magazine Luiza are...

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Amazon restores services after multiple users face outage

Multiple users experienced a brief outage at Amazon.com Inc’s platforms including Alexa and Prime Video late Wednesday before services were restored, according to outage monitoring website Downdetector. More than 6,200 user reports had indicated issues with Amazon’s online store site, as of 0148 GMT, while about 1,700 users reported...

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