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Amazon Might Take Over Self-Driving Startup Zoox-WSJ- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is in advanced talks to buy self-driving startup Zoox Inc, in a move that would expand the e-commerce giant’s reach in autonomous-vehicle technology, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The deal will value Zoox at less than the $3.2 billion it achieved in a funding round in 2018, the […]

Pizzas in the post: Shopify challenges Amazon for slice of lockdown trade | E-commerce – Blog – Emails

When the lockdown forced the Pizza Pilgrims chain to close, the company came up with an unusual solution to stay in business. The company, with restaurants in London and Oxford and run by brothers Thom and James Elliot – who started out selling Neapolitan pizza from the back of a converted Piaggio Ape van – […]

Amazon threatened with closure of Wisconsin campus over coronavirus | Amazon – Blog – Emails

Health officials in south-eastern Wisconsin have warned Amazon that if they don’t fully cooperate with state testing and tracing efforts, its Kenosha campus located 40 miles south of Milwaukee could be shut down. The announcement comes as at least 20 workers have tested positive for the coronavirus at two facilities. “To date, the Kenosha County […]

Amazon Food launched in India, set to spoil Zomato-Swiggy’s party- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article In a strong signal to leading players Zomato and Swiggy who have been severely hit by Covid-19, ecommerce giant Amazon with deep pockets on Thursday announced it has entered the vast online food delivery market in India, with introducing Amazon Food at select pin codes in Bengaluru. Amazon Food is currently allowing customers […]

Amazon invests in second Australian solar farm – Strategy- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Amazon has committed to a second renewable energy project in Australia, unveiling plans for a new 105 megawatt solar farm in NSW. The project is one of five new utility-scale solar energy projects across the world – which also includes three in the United States and one in China – aimed at offsetting the power used […]

Amazon planning to reopen its French warehouses from May 19 – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Amazon said on Friday it aims to gradually reopen its French warehouses from May 19 as it finalises an agreement with unions and work councils to end a dispute over coronavirus protection steps that closed the sites for more than one month. The US e-commerce giant’s six French warehouses, which employ about 10,000 people on […]

Should advertisers be looking to Amazon during the pandemic?- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

James Turnbull joins Rob Webster, co-founder of Canton Marketing Solutions to examine how brands should look to Amazon to further their marketing aims. Amazon has been arguably the largest of the lucky companies to actually have increased their value during the pandemic so far. Peak sales recently hit $11,000 a second (£8,800), a volume normally […]

Questions remain over whether data collected by Covidsafe app could be accessed by US law enforcement | Law – Blog – Emails

The federal government has reassured the public that Covidsafe data held by Amazon will not be able to be accessed by US law enforcement, but a parliamentary committee is currently investigating separate legislation that would pave the way for US law enforcement to access data held in Australia. Federal parliament this week debated and passed […]

AWS announces enterprise search service Amazon Kendra- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Ecommerce giant Amazon’s Cloud arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Amazon Kendra, an enterprise search service powered by machine learning. Amazon Kendra uses machine learning to enable organisations to index all of their internal data sources, make that data searchable, and allow users to get precise answers to […]

US attorneys general ask Amazon for data on COVID-19-linked worker deaths, infections – Cloud – Networking- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

A group of 13 US. attorneys general asked Amazon.com on Tuesday to provide data on coronavirus-linked infections and deaths among its workforce, along with evidence of the company’s compliance with paid sick leave laws. In a letter on Tuesday, the officials asked for a state-by-state breakdown of the number of Amazon workers, including those at […]