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The Amazonian city of Manaus in Brazil began administering vaccines against the coronavirus, providing a ray of hope for the rainforest’s biggest city whose health system is collapsing amid an increase in infections and dwindling oxygen supplies.
Online supporters of President Donald Trump are scattering to smaller social media platforms, fleeing what they say is unfair treatment by Facebook, Twitter and other big tech firms looking to squelch misinformation and threats of violence.
The world's richest person made the single-largest charitable contribution in 2020, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual list of top donations, a $10 billion gift that is intended to help fight climate change.
A health care venture conceived by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan to attack soaring costs is dissolving.
Few bestselling books are as big as Stephen King's magnum opus, "The Stand": 823 pages abridged, 1,152 unabridged. However, the latest "Stand" miniseries, which airs on CBS All Access, isn't a blockbuster on the level of what is being streamed on Netflix, Amazon or HBO Max.
Amazon's announcement this week that it was opening an online pharmacy worried local pharmacists about the future of independently-owned chains and stores. But owners are trying to remind the community that their value can't be replaced.
Plans for an Amazon-like distribution facility in Spokane Valley are rapidly progressing through the city’s planning department as the unnamed company behind the project recently applied for a building permit valued at $101 million.
SEATTLE – Amazon has acquired the video streaming rights for Seattle Sounders games for its Prime Video service, marking just the second time the tech giant has partnered on a team-specific deal to broadcast games.
Amazon’s fulfillment center on the West Plains echoed with a flurry of activity Wednesday afternoon.
Amazon is bringing its climate change message to a new arena. Literally.
Plans for alleviating the traffic flow headaches on the West Plains have long been in the works, but the addition of the Amazon fulfillment center and hopes of increasing commercial activity in the area mean those plans may be short-term fixes.
Nearly two years after breaking ground, Amazon opened its fulfillment center on the West Plains this week, bringing more than 2,000 full-time jobs to the area.
All in WA, a collective of nonprofits, public officials, business leaders and philanthropic groups, has announced an online concert with Washington heavy-hitters as a fundraiser for COVID-19 relief work in the state.
A week after Amazon announced that it is starting to hire for more than 2,000 positions at its new facility on the West Plains, the company announced plans to keep more than 8,800 employees it hired in Texas to help during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus-related concerns halted several development projects on the West Plains, but activity is beginning to pick up again to accommodate an expected influx of 5,000 new jobs in the area, officials say.
Even though Amazon officials started hiring for various jobs in February, the company announced Wednesday that has now started general hiring of more than 2,000 positions at its newly constructed processing facility on the West Plains.
Tim Bray, a veteran technologist and one of Amazon’s top engineers, resigned from what he called “the best job I’ve ever had” to protest the company’s dismissal of two leaders of an employee climate group who had spoken out about treatment of warehouse workers.
House lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech are asking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to testify to address possible misleading statements by the company on its competition practices.
Amazon told its corporate employees working from home since early March that they “are welcome to do so until at least October 2,” raising the prospect that one of Seattle’s busiest neighborhoods could be largely deserted for another five months.
The United States for the first time added five of Amazon’s overseas operations to its list of “notorious markets” where pirated goods are sold. The e-commerce giant dismissed the move as part of the Trump administration’s “personal vendetta” against it.