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  1. Jamie McKane

    How our Amazon Black Friday order arrived before South African deliveries

    How our Amazon Black Friday order arrived before South African deliveries Black Friday 2018 is slowly fading from memory for most shoppers, except for those who have not received their orders. The shopping day saw many retailers run big sales with thousands of products on special - including...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Amazon briefly overtakes Microsoft to become the world's most valuable company

    Amazon briefly overtakes Microsoft to become the world's most valuable company Amazon.com briefly became the world’s most valuable company Monday. The online retailer surged 5.2 percent at its highs, pushing its market capitalization past $870 billion. [Bloomberg]
  3. Jamie McKane

    Amazon targets hybrid-cloud customers with on-site servers

    Amazon targets hybrid-cloud customers with on-site servers Amazon.com Inc. will let customers put servers used in the company’s cloud-computing data centers into their own facilities, an effort to reach businesses that want to store some of their technology functions in the cloud while keeping...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Amazon warehouse workers in Europe protest on Black Friday

    Amazon warehouse workers in Europe protest on Black Friday Amazon.com Inc. employees in Europe protested warehouse working conditions, some using the slogan "we are not robots," in another challenge for the world’s biggest online retailer heading into its busiest time of year. Workers in...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Amazon mistakenly leaks customer data

    Amazon mistakenly leaks customer data Amazon.com Inc. said it mistakenly shared customer data with undisclosed parties, a privacy misstep by the world’s biggest online retailer heading into its busiest time of year. The company on Wednesday emailed an undisclosed number of customers to report...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Amazon launches Seven Days of Black Friday Deals

    Amazon launches Seven Days of Black Friday Deals Amazon has unveiled its Seven Days of Black Friday promotion, which will offer customers heavy discounts on thousands of products across various departments. The Black Friday deals will run from 16 - 23 November and will feature specials on...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Amazon to begin selling latest Apple devices

    Amazon to begin selling latest Apple devices Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., two of the world’s most valuable technology companies, struck a deal to get the newest iPhones into the hands of Amazon customers. Amazon said Friday it would begin selling the most-recent iPhone, iPad, Mac computer...
  8. Jamie McKane

    AMD shares soar as Amazon starts using its server chips

    AMD shares soar as Amazon starts using its server chips Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Intel Corp.’s largest competitor in the market for computer processors, said Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud-computing unit is a new partner for its server chips. AMD shares gained as much as 8.8 percent on the...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Amazon is hiring fewer peak-season workers thanks to robots - Report

    Amazon is hiring fewer peak-season workers thanks to robots - Report While Amazon is hiring 100,000 additional workers for its busy holiday season, this number is down from its 2016 and 2017 additions. According to a report by Quartz, in the past two years it hired 120,000 additional workers.
  10. Jamie McKane

    Amazon to split its new headquarters between two cities

    Amazon to split its new headquarters between two cities Amazon.com Inc.’s yearlong search for a second headquarters is nearing an end, people with knowledge of the matter said. The e-commerce giant is close to agreements that would split the new headquarters between two locales, said one of...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Amazon pitches facial recognition to monitor immigrants

    Amazon pitches facial recognition to monitor immigrants Amazon.com Inc. in June pitched its facial recognition technology -- which can identify people from surveillance footage using image databases -- as a tool for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, showing that Amazon continued to push...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Watch leaked footage of Amazon's upcoming MMORPG

    Watch leaked footage of Amazon's upcoming MMORPG Leaked footage of Amazon's upcoming New World massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) has surfaced online. A player with access to the game's closed beta uploaded two hours of gameplay footage to PornHub, and a number of YouTube...
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    Entropay closing non-EU ... what now?

    So not sure if posted in the correct area, however due to a lot of people using Entropay Virtual Cards to pay for their overseas streaming habits I thought I would post here. In the last month I have received two emails stating that if you live outside of the EU the cards will be cancelled as...
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    Capitec Global One card

    Can I use my Global One card on Amazon.com/Gearbest.com?
  15. Jamie McKane

    EU investigates Amazon over data collection from rival retailers

    EU investigates Amazon over data collection from rival retailers Amazon.com Inc. risks following in the footsteps of Google after the European Union’s antitrust chief said regulators are asking how the online retailer is treating smaller rivals trading on its own website. After fining Google...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Amazon's advertising business is taking on Google and Facebook

    Amazon's advertising business is taking on Google and Facebook Amazon.com Inc.’s advertising business is gaining faster than expected in a market dominated by Facebook Inc. and Google. The world’s biggest online retailer will generate $4.61 billion in U.S. ad sales this year, which represents...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Amazon investigating reports that employees leaked data for bribes

    Amazon investigating reports that employees leaked data for bribes Amazon.com Inc. is conducting an investigation into employees that are said to offer sellers on its e-commerce program with an advantage by providing confidential internal data and other services in exchange for a fee...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Amazon business sales reach $10-billion annualised rate

    Amazon business sales reach $10-billion annualised rate Amazon.com Inc. said sales from its business-to-business platform hit an annualized rate of $10 billion globally as it adapted its online retail operations for consumers into an international enterprise serving offices, hospitals and...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Amazon reaches $1-trillion valuation one month after Apple

    Amazon reaches $1-trillion valuation one month after Apple Amazon.com Inc. shares rose as much as 1.9 percent, pushing the company briefly beyond a market value of $1 trillion, a milestone Apple Inc. reached last month. It’s an historic accomplishment for Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Bezos and Buffett bet on India's $250-billion Internet market

    Bezos and Buffett bet on India's $250-billion Internet market India’s long-neglected retail market is turning into one of the world’s hottest thanks to Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos and a frenzy of billion-dollar dealmaking. Walmart Inc. just wrapped up a $16 billion agreement for control of the...
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