Michael Gianaris turned his outrage into leverage when he was appointed to an obscure state board — and soon after, the company called the project off.
Amazon was apparently unprepared for popular opposition to a backroom deal that would have given the company almost $3 billion in incentives and tax breaks.
Never one to miss out on a old joke, Twitter sprang into overdrive on Thursday when it was announced that recent Medium poster Jeff Bezos and Amazon were pulling out of their New York City office deal.
Amazon’s plan to build a sprawling complex in Queens in return for nearly for $3 billion in government incentives had come under fierce opposition from local lawmakers.
It's a literary classic for a reason, but I would never fault anyone for not being interested in devoting that attention. However, as it turns out, many people reviewing books on Amazon... would.
Neighbors, a social media crime-reporting app owned by Amazon, creates a digital ecosystem in which you are encouraged to assume the worst about your neighbors — and people of color are once again being harmed.
The prolonged fight could lead the company to shift 25,000 jobs elsewhere.
US mayors are split on whether business incentives are good politics, but most believe — despite evidence to the contrary — that they're good policy.
The data on the company's real-estate holdings reveal a remarkable inflection point.
The company has pulled back from its deal with Allen over renewed accusations that he molested Dylan Farrow.
"If in my position I can't stand up to this kind of extortion, how many people can?"
"We will record a 5-second video of your face. To proceed, enable access to your webcam."
Welcome to the abyss of the “reverse supply chain,” where hope springs eternal.
It's very friendly-looking, which is probably to distract from the inhumane ways Amazon treats its warehouse workers and its monopolization of retail.
America's largest internet store is so big, and so bewildering that buyers, often have no idea what they're going to get.
One lesson from Homer's Trojan horse episode is that an unexpected gift should always be looked at twice. If Amazon is willing to slash prices and lose hundreds of millions of dollars on a new product line, there must be a good reason.
everyone is awkwardly horny, all the same.
Beginning in 2016, according to one source, Ring provided its Ukraine-based research and development team virtually unfettered access to a folder on Amazon's S3 cloud storage service that contained every video created by every Ring camera around the world.
Amazon is quietly piloting a program to let brands like Maybelline and Folgers pay to send free samples to consumers — all based on what the retail giant already knows they're likely to buy.
"The gears were already in motion but most of us were oblivious to what was happening," Seattle City Councilwoman Teresa Mosqueda said of Amazon's massive growth in 2012.
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