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Wal-Mart 'Primed' to go head-to-head with Amazon

Wal-Mart is fighting back against Amazon by offering free shipping for all items ordered online for a limited period around its rival's 'Prime Day' event.

Wal-Mart is fighting back against Amazon by offering free shipping for all items ordered online for a limited period around its rival's 'Prime Day' event.

Business

Amazon earnings jump, cloud services unit excels

Amazon.com has reported profit and revenue vastly better than expected, giving its shares a big bump. The cloud services division was a standout earner.

Amazon.com has reported profit and revenue vastly better than expected, giving its shares a big bump. The cloud services division was a standout earner.

Business

Amazon follows Uber's lead

Amazon is looking to follow the Uber model to cut costs with a trial using freelance drivers to deliver packages via its Flex service.

Amazon is looking to follow the Uber model to cut costs with a trial using freelance drivers to deliver packages via its Flex service.

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Amazon donates proceeds from Pegida song to refugee charity

Online retailer Amazon said it will donate the proceeds from a Christmas song released by German far-right group Pegida to a refugee charity. The

Online retailer Amazon said it will donate the proceeds from a Christmas song released by German far-right group Pegida to a refugee charity. The

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Tracking the gases in the Amazon Rainforest

The vast Amazon rainforest has an extraordinary impact on the planet producing about half of all the oxygen in the atmosphere. Now a mast 325 metres

The vast Amazon rainforest has an extraordinary impact on the planet producing about half of all the oxygen in the atmosphere. Now a mast 325 metres

Business

Amazon unveils delivery drone

Amazon has unveiled its prototype delivery drone. Amazon announces Amazon Prime Air with an ad featuring its delivery drone prototype

Amazon has unveiled its prototype delivery drone. Amazon announces Amazon Prime Air with an ad featuring its delivery drone prototype

Business

Amazon to stop selling Apple and Google streaming devices

Amazon is to stop selling streaming devices from Apple and Google that aren’t easily compatible with its own video service. It has told its sales

Amazon is to stop selling streaming devices from Apple and Google that aren’t easily compatible with its own video service. It has told its sales

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What's it like to work at Amazon?*

*according to the New York Times In a long exposé published on Sunday, the New York Times investigated, based on a large number interviews, some of

*according to the New York Times In a long exposé published on Sunday, the New York Times investigated, based on a large number interviews, some of

Business

Amazon launches music streaming in UK

Online retailer Amazon has joined the UK streaming market with the launch of Prime Music. The new service is available to Prime customers as part

Online retailer Amazon has joined the UK streaming market with the launch of Prime Music. The new service is available to Prime customers as part

Business

Amazon gets onside of new law and will pay UK taxes on UK sales

Online retailer Amazon has become the first tech multinational of its kind to abandon much-criticised corporate structures that allow it to avoid

Online retailer Amazon has become the first tech multinational of its kind to abandon much-criticised corporate structures that allow it to avoid

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Google's new Street View allows viewers to explore Amazon jungle

WATCH: Google has teamed up with the Sustainable Amazon Foundation(FAS) to give armchair explorers a close-up view of the Amazon jungle in Brazil

WATCH: Google has teamed up with the Sustainable Amazon Foundation(FAS) to give armchair explorers a close-up view of the Amazon jungle in Brazil

Business

Probe finds Luxembourg's tax deal with Amazon breaches EU law

EU investigators have uncovered the unconventional tax deal reached between Luxembourg and Amazon’s European hub. The probe alleges that the

EU investigators have uncovered the unconventional tax deal reached between Luxembourg and Amazon’s European hub. The probe alleges that the

Business

Amazon workers walk-out at French depots

Christmas online shoppers in France hoping for last minute gifts could be hit by a strike by Amazon workers. It’s reported four depots have been hit

Christmas online shoppers in France hoping for last minute gifts could be hit by a strike by Amazon workers. It’s reported four depots have been hit

Business

Amazon workers walk-out in Germany

A dispute over pay and conditions has led to a three day walk-out by workers at Amazon distribution centres in Germany. The strike has reportedly

A dispute over pay and conditions has led to a three day walk-out by workers at Amazon distribution centres in Germany. The strike has reportedly

Europe

EU tax probe asks Amazon to open its books

Online bookstore Amazon faces an investigation into its tax affairs in Europe after EU officials announced on Tuesday that they will probe whether

Online bookstore Amazon faces an investigation into its tax affairs in Europe after EU officials announced on Tuesday that they will probe whether

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Amazon hit by strikes at German sites

The online retailer Amazon is being hit with a strike at four of its sites in Germany. Workers are protesting over a lack of progress in a dispute

The online retailer Amazon is being hit with a strike at four of its sites in Germany. Workers are protesting over a lack of progress in a dispute

Business

Internet giants play Game of Drones

It appears we are set for drone wars between two giant internet companies with the news Google is developing an airborne delivery system it says

It appears we are set for drone wars between two giant internet companies with the news Google is developing an airborne delivery system it says

Business

Amazon goes gaming with Twitch

E-retailer Amazon.com is betting that it can make money on the latest internet fad. It is buying the video live-streaming gaming network Twitch

E-retailer Amazon.com is betting that it can make money on the latest internet fad. It is buying the video live-streaming gaming network Twitch

Business

Amazon expected to launch new 3D smartphone

Amazon.com is expected to launch a smartphone on Wednesday that may include a 3D screen visible without special glasses. It’s the retailer’s

Amazon.com is expected to launch a smartphone on Wednesday that may include a 3D screen visible without special glasses. It’s the retailer’s

Business

Apple reportedly about to get with the Beats

Apple is said to be negotiating to buy Beats Electronics, the headphone maker that also recently started a subscription music streaming

Apple is said to be negotiating to buy Beats Electronics, the headphone maker that also recently started a subscription music streaming

Business

Twitter tie-up with Amazon lets you tweet shop

Technology giants Twitter and Amazon are getting together to supposedly simplify your shopping. Users of both companies now have the option to

Technology giants Twitter and Amazon are getting together to supposedly simplify your shopping. Users of both companies now have the option to

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Amazon workers strike in Germany over pay

Hundreds of Amazon.com workers are on strike in Germany in a dispute over pay which has raged for months. Amazon warehouse employees are paid as

Hundreds of Amazon.com workers are on strike in Germany in a dispute over pay which has raged for months. Amazon warehouse employees are paid as

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Amazon workers set to strike in Germany

Workers at Amazon.com’s German operations are to go on strike in an on-going dispute over pay. The Verdi union is trying to force the company to

Workers at Amazon.com’s German operations are to go on strike in an on-going dispute over pay. The Verdi union is trying to force the company to

News

Amazon announces plans for home deliveries by drone

Online retailer Amazon has released a video of drones which it hopes will soon be flying in home deliveries to customers. The company intends them

Online retailer Amazon has released a video of drones which it hopes will soon be flying in home deliveries to customers. The company intends them