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Amazon sales growth slows in tame start to Andy Jassy's tenure as CEO

July 30, 2021 11:47 am

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon's financial luster is fading slightly. When brick-and-mortar stores closed, Amazon posted record profits, drew more than 200 million Prime loyalty subscribers, and recruited over 500,000 workers to keep up with surging demand.

Widespread internet outages hit northeast U.S.

January 27, 2021 1:41 am

Verizon reported a cut fiber in Brooklyn via Twitter, although it's not clear if that issue is responsible for the entire outage.

Amazon.com wins $1.5 bln tax dispute over IRS

March 24, 2017 11:03 am

The world's largest online retailer has said the case involved transactions in 2005 and 2006, and could boost its federal tax bill by $1.5 billion plus interest. It also said a loss could add "significant" tax liabilities in later years

Amazon stops some Disney movie preorders: WSJ

August 22, 2014 1:00 am

Amazon.com has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies,

Apple’s $450 mn e-book settlement wins court nod

August 03, 2014 1:23 am

The publishers are Lagardere SCA's Hachette Book Group, News Corp's HarperCollins Publishers, Penguin Group, CBS Corp's Simon.

India likely to ease FDI restrictions in e-commerce to boost growth

June 05, 2014 3:53 am

May allow global online retailers such as Amazon.com Inc to sell their own products from as early as next month.

US debates Jeffrey P. Bezos' intent to deliver by drones,Bill Gates says Amazon 'over-optimistic'

December 03, 2013 9:38 am

It is not just about Amazon delivering books,goes much further: Jeffrey P. Bezos

Amazon.com CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos says testing drones for delivery

December 02, 2013 11:38 am

'Drones,unmanned vehicles that fly through air,could deliver packages that weigh up to 2.3 kg'

Apple gives away Mac OS,unveils iPad Air

October 23, 2013 2:54 am

Apple announced the surprise offer,which will be available to all users of Apple MacBooks and Mac computers.

Amazon founder buys The Post

August 07, 2013 1:07 am

Tech pioneer Jeff Bezos to buy Washington Post for $250 million in cash