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More than 70,000 people have signed petitions to stop Jeff Bezos from returning to Earth after his trip to space next month

[Business Inside, Getty Images] Petitions to stop Jeff Bezos’ Earth reentry collected more than 70,000 signatures combined.The one with the most signatures is titled “Do not allow Jeff Bezos to return to Earth.”Bezos plans to enter space July 20 on the first human flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket.More than 70,000 people have signed […]

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22 of the Best Deals From Target’s Prime Day Rival Sale

[Wired] Amazon’s Prime Day event has a lot of rival sales this year. From pet products to board games, here are the spoils of Target’s discounts. The emphasis might be on Amazon Prime Day this week, but other stores have started promoting their own deals events in an effort to compete. Target’s Deal Days Sale is running […]

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Amazon Prime Day 2021 sale set for June 21-22 with some early deals available, plus how to get a $10 credit

[USA TODAY] Amazon Prime Day 2021 is set for June 21 and 22.The 48-hour sale kicks off  June 21 at midnight PDT (3 a.m. EDT) and runs through June 22 for Prime members in select countries.Amazon VP: This year’s event will have more than 2 million deals globally.Amazon’s annual “Black Friday in July sale” is coming […]

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Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

[NBC NEWS, Getty Images] Andy Jassy, the chief executive of Amazon Web Services, will take over as CEO of Amazon. Jeff Bezos said Tuesday that he will step down as chief executive of Amazon, leaving the helm of the company he founded 27 years ago. Bezos will transition to the role of executive chair in […]

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Amazon is hiring 33,000 new employees with an average compensation package worth $150,000

New York (CNN Business) Amazon announced it will hold a Career Day on September 16 that is open to everyone seeking a job. Amazon’s (AMZN) Career Day will include a team of 1,000 Amazon recruiters offering 20,000 career coaching sessions, according to the tech giant’s press release. The sessions are free of charge. Amazon currently has 33,000 job […]

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Amazon Drivers Are Hanging Smartphones in Trees to Get More Work

[Bloomberg] Someone seems to have rigged Amazon system to get orders firstOperation reflects ferocious rivalry for gigs in a bad economyA strange phenomenon has emerged near Amazon.com Inc. delivery stations and Whole Foods stores in the Chicago suburbs: smartphones dangling from trees. Contract delivery drivers are putting them there to get a jump on rivals seeking […]

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Postal Service issues have affected Netflix and Amazon

[MarketWatch] Netflix’s DVD-by-mail business, which still had more than 2 million subscribers at the end of last year, and Amazon’s e-commerce deliveries have faced some isolated delivery issues, sources say Issues at the U.S. Postal Service have created concerns about the November elections, but they have already caused headaches for some of the 2 million […]

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Why Owning Stocks Is The Single Best Way To Get Rich

[Forbes] The world’s richest man just made history. Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos set a new record when his net worth jumped by $13 billion in one day. Bloomberg now estimates Bezos is worth $185 billion. And get this: he’s now personally worth more than oil giant Exxon Mobil or Nike! The secret behind Bezos’ financial triumph […]

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An Alexa Bug Could Have Exposed Your Voice History to Hackers

[Wired, Getty Images] Amazon has patched the flaw, but its discovery underscores the importance of locking down your voice assistant interactions. Attackers could also have installed a malicious skill to steal even more data. Smart-assistant devices have had their share of privacy missteps, but they’re generally considered safe enough for most people. New research into vulnerabilities […]

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Amazon reportedly wants to take over JCPenney and Sears stores to turn malls into giant fulfillment centers

[Business Insider] Amazon is in talks with the biggest mall owner in the US to take over retail space and turn them into giant Amazon fulfillment centers, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.The deal could involve Amazon taking over spaces formerly occupied by Sears and JCPenney, both of which have filed for bankruptcy and closed dozens of […]

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