Welcome to the abyss of the “reverse supply chain,” where hope springs eternal.
It's very friendly-looking, which is probably to distract from the inhumane ways Amazon treats its warehouse workers and its monopolization of retail.
America's largest internet store is so big, and so bewildering that buyers, often have no idea what they're going to get.
One lesson from Homer's Trojan horse episode is that an unexpected gift should always be looked at twice. If Amazon is willing to slash prices and lose hundreds of millions of dollars on a new product line, there must be a good reason.
everyone is awkwardly horny, all the same.
Beginning in 2016, according to one source, Ring provided its Ukraine-based?research and development?team virtually unfettered access to a folder on Amazon's S3 cloud storage service that contained every video created by every Ring camera around the world.
Amazon is quietly piloting a program to let brands like Maybelline and Folgers pay to send free samples to consumers — all based on what the retail giant already knows they're likely to buy.
"The gears were already in motion but most of us were oblivious to what was happening," Seattle City Councilwoman Teresa Mosqueda said of Amazon's massive growth in 2012.
The explosion in online holiday shopping is resulting in billions of packages needing to be delivered and stressing companies like UPS, FedEx and Amazon like never before.
The company is known as the "everything store," but in its dogged pursuit of growth, Amazon has come to dominate more than just ecommerce.
Almost immediately after Amazon announced on November 13 that it would build a new corporate campus in the Queens neighborhood of Long Island City, critics of the company loudly began making themselves themselves heard.
The store’s “Top-Selling Around Berkeley” section included moisturizing cream, an Amazon Basics surge protector, and White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo.
In the third installment of The Amazon Diaries, a worker describes the madness that is the six-week ‘peak’ season
Home assistants are continuously recording and constantly uploading details of your everyday life, and sometimes, these recordings can end up in the wrong hands.
Amazon is the only platform that has a?$175 billion?prize pool tempting people to game it, and the company must constantly implement new rules and penalties, which in turn, become tools for new abuses, which require yet more rules to police.
Amazon has said each HQ2 site will result in 25,000 jobs. Will the working-class benefit? Will Amazon train locals for future employment?
It has reportedly requested meetings from several US airport operators.
The rise of tech could have been the company's downfall. Instead, it's been a boon.
Amazon's yearlong search for the location of its second headquarters was billed as a chance to transform an American city. In reality, it made plain an economic system that increases inequality, monopoly power and political polarization.
Through his Day 1 Fund, Bezos is giving more than $97 million to nonprofits that provide homeless services. But there's a downside to his charitable giving.
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