Amazon to raise pay for 500,000 workers after failed unionisation drive

The Seattle-based e-commerce empire has gone on a hiring spree during the pandemic, adding 500,000 people last year

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Space-based broadband internet: US FCC approves SpaceX's plan to deploy Starlink satellites

Elon Musk's SpaceX had asked the FCC for approval to fly 2,824 satellites at a lower orbit as part of the plan to provide high-speed broadband internet services to people who currently lack access…

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Amazon to let Whole Foods shoppers pay with a swipe of their palm

This system, called Amazon One, lets customers associate a credit card with their palm print, offering a contact-less alternative to cash and card payments

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Apple to bring social media platform Parler back to App Store

Major tech platforms had cut ties with Parler following the attack by supporters of Republican former President Donald Trump at the US Capitol that left five people dead

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Why Amazon’s workers sided with the company over a union

Amazon, in a statement after the election, said, “We’re not perfect, but we’re proud of our team and what we offer, and will keep working to get better every day”

via The New York Times
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Facebook signs first deal to buy renewable energy in India

The 32-megawatt wind power project, located in southern Karnataka state, is part of a larger portfolio of wind and solar projects that Facebook and Mumbai-based CleanMax are working together on…

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Amazon leads union election by 2-1; count to resume on Friday

Till now, Amazon was ahead with 1,100 nos in comparison to 463 yeses

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos supports Biden's tax increase on US corporates

Biden had singled out Amazon as an example of US companies that pay too little, during his speech unveiling the proposal

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Amazon illegally dismissed staff critical of work conditions: US labour board

Amazon has claimed that it supports the rights of workers to criticise work conditions, but that in the process of doing so, staff members cannot be absolved of breaking rules

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Alabama could be home to first Amazon union in US after Monday vote

On Monday, employees at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama will decide whether the first union for the company’s employees will be instituted

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'Employees pee in bottles': Undercover writer reveals Amazon's poor work conditions

Amazon News, which is the official account for all Amazon-related news, has denied all these accusations

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To Amazon's dismay, warehouse workers set to vote on potential unionisation

Workers at Amazon's Alabama warehouse are standing up to the retail giant, with over 5,000 employees set to vote this month.

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Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife MacKenzie Scott donates $4.2 billion in four months

In a round of donations early this year, Scott gave nearly $1.7 billion to groups devoted to race, gender and economic equality, as well as other social causes

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Fair tax contribution: 75 major tech players sign the French initiative

Tech big-hitters such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, Snapchat, and Huawei have also signed the initiative

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Japan likely to join US, Europe in regulation of Big Tech companies

Japan is likely to join the United States and Europe to regulate the “Big Tech” companies

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Amazon caps blockbuster Big Tech earnings reports, with profits tripling in first quarter

The e-commerce colossus is among the internet giants whose businesses thrived as precautions against COVID-19 led people around the world to go online for work, school, shopping and socialising…

Read Article

Amazon to raise pay for 500,000 workers after failed unionisation drive

The Seattle-based e-commerce empire has gone on a hiring spree during the pandemic, adding 500,000 people last year

Read Article

Space-based broadband internet: US FCC approves SpaceX's plan to deploy Starlink satellites

Elon Musk's SpaceX had asked the FCC for approval to fly 2,824 satellites at a lower orbit as part of the plan to provide high-speed broadband internet services to people who currently lack access…

Read Article

Amazon to let Whole Foods shoppers pay with a swipe of their palm

This system, called Amazon One, lets customers associate a credit card with their palm print, offering a contact-less alternative to cash and card payments

Read Article

Apple to bring social media platform Parler back to App Store

Major tech platforms had cut ties with Parler following the attack by supporters of Republican former President Donald Trump at the US Capitol that left five people dead

Read Article

Why Amazon’s workers sided with the company over a union

Amazon, in a statement after the election, said, “We’re not perfect, but we’re proud of our team and what we offer, and will keep working to get better every day”

via The New York Times
Read Article

Facebook signs first deal to buy renewable energy in India

The 32-megawatt wind power project, located in southern Karnataka state, is part of a larger portfolio of wind and solar projects that Facebook and Mumbai-based CleanMax are working together on…

Read Article

Amazon leads union election by 2-1; count to resume on Friday

Till now, Amazon was ahead with 1,100 nos in comparison to 463 yeses

Read Article

Amazon's Jeff Bezos supports Biden's tax increase on US corporates

Biden had singled out Amazon as an example of US companies that pay too little, during his speech unveiling the proposal

Read Article

Amazon illegally dismissed staff critical of work conditions: US labour board

Amazon has claimed that it supports the rights of workers to criticise work conditions, but that in the process of doing so, staff members cannot be absolved of breaking rules

Read Article

Alabama could be home to first Amazon union in US after Monday vote

On Monday, employees at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama will decide whether the first union for the company’s employees will be instituted

Read Article

'Employees pee in bottles': Undercover writer reveals Amazon's poor work conditions

Amazon News, which is the official account for all Amazon-related news, has denied all these accusations

Read Article

To Amazon's dismay, warehouse workers set to vote on potential unionisation

Workers at Amazon's Alabama warehouse are standing up to the retail giant, with over 5,000 employees set to vote this month.

Read Article

Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife MacKenzie Scott donates $4.2 billion in four months

In a round of donations early this year, Scott gave nearly $1.7 billion to groups devoted to race, gender and economic equality, as well as other social causes

Read Article

Fair tax contribution: 75 major tech players sign the French initiative

Tech big-hitters such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, Snapchat, and Huawei have also signed the initiative

Read Article

'Laxmii' to 'Ludo': What to stream on OTT platforms this November

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a larger audience has turned towards the streaming platforms to keep themselves engaged and entertained. Read Article

Japan likely to join US, Europe in regulation of Big Tech companies

Japan is likely to join the United States and Europe to regulate the “Big Tech” companies

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Why United States wants to break apart tech monopoly

The tech giants have maintained their monopoly position by using the vast amounts of data they have gathered on consumers and other businesses in order to muscle out rivals, gain an advantage in…

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The 2020 International Emmys nominees: 'Made In Heaven', 'Delhi Crime', Arjun Mathur bag nods

Arjun Mathur bagged a nod in Best Actor category. 

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Nicolas Cage-led Joe Exotic drama 'Tiger King' lands at Amazon

The potential series is based on a 2019 'Texas Monthly' story about Joe Schreibvogel, aka Joe Exotic.

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Amazon caps blockbuster Big Tech earnings reports, with profits tripling in first quarter

The e-commerce colossus is among the internet giants whose businesses thrived as precautions against COVID-19 led people around the world to go online for work, school, shopping and socialising…

Read Article

Amazon to raise pay for 500,000 workers after failed unionisation drive

The Seattle-based e-commerce empire has gone on a hiring spree during the pandemic, adding 500,000 people last year

Read Article

Space-based broadband internet: US FCC approves SpaceX's plan to deploy Starlink satellites

Elon Musk's SpaceX had asked the FCC for approval to fly 2,824 satellites at a lower orbit as part of the plan to provide high-speed broadband internet services to people who currently lack access…

Read Article

Amazon to let Whole Foods shoppers pay with a swipe of their palm

This system, called Amazon One, lets customers associate a credit card with their palm print, offering a contact-less alternative to cash and card payments

Read Article

Apple to bring social media platform Parler back to App Store

Major tech platforms had cut ties with Parler following the attack by supporters of Republican former President Donald Trump at the US Capitol that left five people dead

Read Article

Why Amazon’s workers sided with the company over a union

Amazon, in a statement after the election, said, “We’re not perfect, but we’re proud of our team and what we offer, and will keep working to get better every day”

via The New York Times
Read Article

Facebook signs first deal to buy renewable energy in India

The 32-megawatt wind power project, located in southern Karnataka state, is part of a larger portfolio of wind and solar projects that Facebook and Mumbai-based CleanMax are working together on…

Read Article

Amazon leads union election by 2-1; count to resume on Friday

Till now, Amazon was ahead with 1,100 nos in comparison to 463 yeses

Read Article

Amazon's Jeff Bezos supports Biden's tax increase on US corporates

Biden had singled out Amazon as an example of US companies that pay too little, during his speech unveiling the proposal

Read Article

Amazon illegally dismissed staff critical of work conditions: US labour board

Amazon has claimed that it supports the rights of workers to criticise work conditions, but that in the process of doing so, staff members cannot be absolved of breaking rules

Read Article

Alabama could be home to first Amazon union in US after Monday vote

On Monday, employees at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama will decide whether the first union for the company’s employees will be instituted

Read Article

'Employees pee in bottles': Undercover writer reveals Amazon's poor work conditions

Amazon News, which is the official account for all Amazon-related news, has denied all these accusations

Read Article

To Amazon's dismay, warehouse workers set to vote on potential unionisation

Workers at Amazon's Alabama warehouse are standing up to the retail giant, with over 5,000 employees set to vote this month.

Read Article

Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife MacKenzie Scott donates $4.2 billion in four months

In a round of donations early this year, Scott gave nearly $1.7 billion to groups devoted to race, gender and economic equality, as well as other social causes

Read Article

Fair tax contribution: 75 major tech players sign the French initiative

Tech big-hitters such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, Snapchat, and Huawei have also signed the initiative

Read Article

Japan likely to join US, Europe in regulation of Big Tech companies

Japan is likely to join the United States and Europe to regulate the “Big Tech” companies

Read Article

Why United States wants to break apart tech monopoly

The tech giants have maintained their monopoly position by using the vast amounts of data they have gathered on consumers and other businesses in order to muscle out rivals, gain an advantage in…

Read Article

The 2020 International Emmys nominees: 'Made In Heaven', 'Delhi Crime', Arjun Mathur bag nods

Arjun Mathur bagged a nod in Best Actor category. 

Read Article

Nicolas Cage-led Joe Exotic drama 'Tiger King' lands at Amazon

The potential series is based on a 2019 'Texas Monthly' story about Joe Schreibvogel, aka Joe Exotic.

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'Fleabag' director Harry Bradbeer signs first look deal with Amazon

Harry Bradbeer, who picked up an Emmy award for directing the comedy-drama, also had helmed the first two episodes of Waller-Bridge's BBC America series 'Killing Eve'

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'Laxmii' to 'Ludo': What to stream on OTT platforms this November

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a larger audience has turned towards the streaming platforms to keep themselves engaged and entertained.

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