Amazon escapes UK digital tax
Published in News
Friday, 16 October 2020 11:59

Amazon escapes UK digital tax


But smaller sites will have to pay

Amazon will not have to pay the UK's new digital services tax on products it sells directly to consumers but small traders who sell products on its site will face increased charges.

EU might narrow Amazon investigation
Published in News
Thursday, 15 October 2020 11:24

EU might narrow Amazon investigation


Wants to speed things up

EU antitrust regulators may narrow the scope of their year long investigation into Amazon to speed up the case against the online bookseller.

Amazon crucifies Crucible
Published in Gaming
Monday, 12 October 2020 11:44

Amazon crucifies Crucible


Don't expect a resurrection

After six years development, Amazon has cancelled its free first person shooter game Crucible.

Amazon suffers 14,000 work related injuries
Published in IoT
Thursday, 01 October 2020 11:12

Amazon suffers 14,000 work related injuries


Evil robots

Even as Amazon spends tens of millions on new robotics and technologies to automate its warehouses, workers are still paying the price with more than 14,000 serious injuries -- requiring days off or job restrictions -- reported in fulfilment centres in 2019.

Amazon gets into gaming
Published in News
Friday, 25 September 2020 09:42

Amazon gets into gaming


Luna starts next month

Amazon Luna will start a service to stream games running on Amazon Web Services servers to Fire TV, Windows, Mac, and iOS devices initially, with Android support coming weeks later.

General Keith Alexander sits on Amazon board
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Thursday, 10 September 2020 12:10

General Keith Alexander sits on Amazon board


Leg up into defence contracts

Gen. Keith Alexander is joining Amazon's board of directors, the company revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing today.

Amazon fined "whopping" $72,364
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Tuesday, 08 September 2020 12:08

Amazon fined "whopping" $72,364


Charged with delaying investigation into Deliveroo

Britain’s competition regulator fined Amazon the grand sum of $72,364 after the US online giant delayed an investigation into its purchase of a 16 percent stake in food platform Deliveroo by failing to provide documents on time.

Amazon has become a dystopian nightmare
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Wednesday, 02 September 2020 10:42

Amazon has become a dystopian nightmare


Total control over workers

A new report has revealed that Amazon's retail side has adopted an almost dystopian level of control over its warehouse workers, firing them if they fail to meet secret targets and monitoring the crap out of them.

Amazon gets into Health Gadget market
Published in News
Friday, 28 August 2020 09:59

Amazon gets into Health Gadget market


But there appears to be some weirdness

Amazon is getting into the health gadget market with a new fitness band and subscription service called Halo. However this being Amazon, you can expect some weirdness.

Amazon investigated for exploiting the pandemic
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Odd pricing alledged

Amazon is being investigated by German authorities for allegedly abusing its market position during the coronavirus pandemic.