Amazon axes its charity donation program

New York CNN  —  Amazon is shutting down its “Smile” charity donation program as the company cuts costs and rethinks its strategy. The Smile initiative will shut down by February…

Ecuador Moves to Expand Drilling in the Amazon

YASUNÍ NATIONAL PARK, Ecuador — In a swath of lush Amazon rainforest here, near some of the last Indigenous people on Earth living in isolation, workers recently finished building a…

Amazon Loses Bid to Overturn Union Victory at Staten Island Warehouse

A federal labor official on Wednesday rejected Amazon’s attempt to overturn a union victory at a warehouse on Staten Island, removing a key obstacle to contract negotiations between the union…

Amazon CEO says job cuts will continue into 2023

CNN Business  —  Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said job cuts at the e-commerce giant would continue into early next year, in his first public remarks since the company began widespread…

EU accepts Amazon commitments in antitrust agreement affecting data and sellers

CNN  —  The European Union has struck a deal with Amazon that will resolve multiple antitrust investigations into the company and impose binding restrictions on the e-commerce giant’s business, in…

37 best Amazon gifts of 2022 for everyone on your Christmas list

Crisp days and early sunsets can only mean one thing: The holidays are right around the corner. And with millions of products, great prices and lightning-fast shipping, Amazon is the…

Amazon warehouse workers in UK vote to go on strike

CNN  —  Amazon warehouse workers at a facility in the United Kingdom plan to go on strike, their union confirmed to CNN on Friday, in a move that’s being billed…

Amazon to Publish the Next Tomb Raider Video Game

Amazon said on Thursday that it would publish the next iteration of the popular video game franchise Tomb Raider, a coup for the tech giant’s video game business. Tomb Raider,…

Amazon launches message-based virtual clinic for allergies, acne and hair loss

CNN Business  —  Amazon on Tuesday launched a virtual clinic to treat common health conditions, including allergies, acne and hair loss, in the latest move by the e-commerce giant to…

Amazon confirms it has begun laying off employees

CNN  —  Amazon confirmed on Wednesday that layoffs had begun at the company, two days after multiple outlets reported the e-commerce giant planned to cut around 10,000 employees this week.…