Amazon bringing age verification for alcohol purchases to Amazon One palm recognition technology
Amazon's new technology allows users to prove they're above the legal drinking age without showing a physical ID to buy alcohol.
Amazon Prime’s new ‘dialogue boost’ makes it easier to hear what’s being said on your TV
Ever wish you could turn up the TV – but only turn up the volume of what people are saying?
Amazon to cut 9,000 more jobs amid 'uncertain economy'
Amazon announced Monday that it plans to cut an additional 9,000 roles within the next few weeks amid the uncertain economic environment.
Amazon delays construction on second phase of HQ2 in Arlington
Amazon is pausing construction of its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia following the biggest round of layoffs in the company’s history and shifting landscape of remote work.
Amazon to cut 18,000 jobs, largest amount of layoffs in company's history
The majority of job cuts will mostly impact the company's brick-and-mortar stores, which include Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go.
Amazon sued for allegedly stealing more than $1M in tips from delivery workers
Amazon says tips were already paid to drivers as part of a settlement last year. Amazon was accused of stealing tips from delivery drivers to subsidize its own labor expenses between 2016 and 2019, according to a lawsuit.
Amazon driver found dead in Missouri yard may have been killed by dogs, authorities say
The sheriff said the driver had injuries consistent with an animal attack, but an autopsy will be conducted to officially determine if the two "aggressive" dogs caused the driver's death.
Amazon’s Prime Day II signals holiday spending hurdles
For the first time, Amazon is holding a second Prime Day event of the year on Tuesday, offering Prime members early access to holiday deals weeks ahead of Halloween.
Extension cords sold on Amazon should 'immediately' be thrown away, CPSC says
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers to "immediately" stop using and dispose of certain extension cords sold on Amazon because they pose several safety hazards.
Amazon loses attempt to scrap historic union win
Amazon says it will appeal the decision with the company and labor union allowed to file exceptions to the report by September 16.
'America's Funniest Doorbell Cam Videos'? Amazon to launch Ring TV show
Two Amazon-owned companies — Ring and Hollywood studio MGM — are teaming to create a TV show in the mold of "America’s Funniest Home Videos" using viral footage from Ring’s doorbell and smart-home cameras.
Amazon reports blocking 4 billion counterfeit listings in 2021
Counterfeit sellers have hurt online retailers like Amazon, and the company has ramped up efforts to combat the problem in recent years.
Amazon shuttering multiple Whole Foods stores
Six Whole Foods Market stores in the U.S. are set to close. There are more than 530 Whole Foods locations nationwide.
Amazon closes $8.45B MGM studio acquisition
Amazon has closed its $8.45 billion acquisition of MGM Studios as it looks to boost its streaming service in competition with Netflix and Disney.
Price of Amazon Prime memberships going up
Amazon announced Thursday that it would be boosting the price of its Prime membership for U.S. customers, citing rising costs as the reason behind the decision.
Amazon's first in-store shopping experience to open later this year
The store will feature display items, allowing for more options to shop for, and excludes “clutter” caused by clothing racks.
Amazon Web Services outage disrupts US businesses, halts some delivery operations
Amazon’s AWS suffered a major outage on Tuesday, impacting U.S. businesses across the U.S. that rely on it — including FOX properties.
Amazon to pay back nearly $60M in withheld tips to Flex drivers, FTC says
Amazon Flex drivers are part of Amazon’s Flex business which allows people to deliver Amazon packages in their own cars.
Amazon to pay 100% of college tuition for its US hourly employees
Amazon will pay 100% college tuition, including books and other fees, for its 750,000 hourly employees in the United States.
Amazon to surpass Walmart as largest US retailer
Amazon is one of the few retailers that has benefited during the pandemic, and that growth is about to pull the company past Walmart as the largest U.S. retailer.