Lasting controversy over the company's HQ2 race is changing attitudes — and regulation — around tax giveaways.
In an Amazon sorting center, a swarm of robots works alongside humans. Here’s what that says about Amazon—and the future of work.
I’ve only dreamed of two things: $25 and Jeff Bezos seeing my nudes.
While Amazon says these stars reflect the "average customer review" of an item, the calculation behind them is more complicated — and mysterious — than that.
Six months of longing for a pop-up offering carnival-themed deals to gesture at its reason for existing.
An oral history of the subscription service that changed online shopping forever.
The artificial-intelligence system has transformed a corner of suburban Oregon into a testing ground for the future of criminal justice.
Because what good is a panopticon if you can't generate some clicks?
Shoddily made lithium-ion batteries can cause serious injury and even death. How do they keep ending up in consumers' hands?
Today's unseen digital laborers resemble the human who powered the 18th century Mechanical Turk.
These quieter places on Twitch are more evocative of a slower form of entertainment, not unlike Norway's slow TV.
Amazon has long fancied itself an urban enterprise. Is its pivot to smaller communities a way to avoid messy politics?
Last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (net worth: $150 billion) boasted about his company's recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour. For some useful perspective on what that means for actual humans, we now bring you the thoughts of a longtime Amazon customer service employee.
I spent two weeks in the underbelly of Amazon's fake review economy and emerged questioning our collective trust in the stars.
Universally recognized by Amazonians and a nobody to the rest of us, he’s, well, peculiar—and an unexpectedly rich symbol of the tech giant and its culture.
Amazon’s HR chief, former engineer Beth Galetti, is hiring hundreds of people a day. As the company’s workforce swells, so do her challenges.
Internal documents obtained by Motherboard detail the planning of an anti-package theft operation that used fake Amazon boxes rigged with GPS location trackers.
Our beaky, future overlords are done biding their time. The first part of their grand plan has been initiated.
A global team reviews audio clips in an effort to help the voice-activated assistant respond to commands.
Prime members get monthly horoscope readings paired with suggestions to spend more money on Amazon products.
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