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  1. Jamie McKane

    Amazon working on free music streaming service - Report

    Amazon working on free music streaming service - Report Amazon is in discussions to launch a free music streaming service, with Amazon monetising this offering through the implementation of ads, Billboard reports. The goal of releasing such a service would reportedly be to give its users a...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Amazon's physical stores face competition from European startup

    Amazon's physical stores face competition from European startup Grocers, alarmed at Amazon.com Inc.’s rapid growth in Europe, are considering fighting back with the help of a tiny Portuguese startup. Sensei, a 16-month-old technology company based in Lisbon that’s backed by Germany’s Metro AG...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Amazon will launch thousands of satellites to offer high-speed Internet around the world

    Amazon will launch thousands of satellites to offer high-speed Internet around the world Amazon.com Inc. plans to launch thousands of satellites to provide broadband internet access around the globe. The effort, dubbed Project Kuiper, aims to give unserved and underserved communities around...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Amazon spawns new websites turning returns into profits

    Amazon spawns new websites turning returns into profits Kerry Franciscovich describes herself as a lifelong garage-sale scavenger, reselling her finds over the years on EBay Inc. So when she wanted to earn some extra spending money, she decided to step up her online game. With merchandise she...
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    Capitec Account Question

    Hi Can anyone confirm if a Capitec Debit account/card can do the following: 1. Purchase from Amazon.com/uk/others. 2. Purchase from Gearbest. 3. Linked with Paypal just in case I want to use it as a payment method. 4. Purchase from Steam.
  6. Jamie McKane

    Amazon backs Yankees in deal to buy back YES Network

    Amazon backs Yankees in deal to buy back YES Network The New York Yankees are close to a deal to buy back the YES Network for almost $3.5 billion, with backing from Amazon.com Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. and Redbird Capital Partners, according to people familiar with the deal. The...
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    [S] Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen

    Item name (be very descriptive): Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen (Heather Grey) Age and condition: Brand new. Still sealed. Do you include packaging: Yes. Warranty: Unknown. Reason for selling: Unwanted prize. Price: R700 - Not Negotiable. Location: East London. Shipping or collection: Collection...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Amazon scraps plans for New York headquarters

    Amazon scraps plans for New York headquarters Amazon.com Inc. said it’s axing plans to build a new corporate campus in New York City, bowing to fierce opposition from some residents and politicians and denying the city what the mayor and governor had called its biggest ever economic win. New...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Amazon considers opening physical stores in London

    Amazon considers opening physical stores in London Amazon.com Inc. is considering building physical shops in London and across southern England, as the online giant seeks to expand its retail presence, according to a report in the Daily Mail. The stores will sell items such as ready-to-eat...
  10. 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...
  11. 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]
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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.
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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