Most of the layoffs are expected to affect the mega-retailer’s Seattle headquarters.
By Jessica Yarvin
In our news wrap Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan defended an effort by congressional Republicans to make public a classified memo on the Russia probe. Also, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase announced a joint venture to provide quality…
By PBS NewsHour
The Seattle-based tech giant sparked a bidding war last year when it announced plans to build a new 8 million-square-foot campus that would cost $5 billion and create up to 50,000 new jobs.
By Gretchen Frazee
Fisheries ecologists at Virginia Tech have found a link between tropical forest loss in the Amazon and declines in freshwater fish populations.
By Teresa Carey
By Paul Solman
The pitches have been quirky, some might even say desperate. City officials across North America are trying to get Amazon's attention in hopes that the fourth-largest company in the U.S. will build its next big tech hub in their community.
By Patty Gorena Morales
Cities across the country are competing to land Amazon's second corporate headquarters. What will it take to win?…
Twenty years after the first audio player, PBS NewsHour looks at back at the history of audiobooks and where they’re headed next.
Mega-retailer Amazon has come under scrutiny for deleting nearly 900 predominately negative reviews of Hillary Clinton’s new campaign memoir “What Happened.” The number of reviews spiked to over 1,400 following the book’s release, split almost evenly between glowing praise and…
By PBS NewsHour
Should we be concerned about the growing power of tech giants? In his book, “World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech,” Franklin Foer says that more than their size, these companies are a threat because of the ways…
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