Jeff Bezos and his company have spent seven years and hundreds of millions of dollars getting rid of cashiers. Will it pay off?
Amazon discounted a wide range of camera gear for Prime Day this week, but some photographers scored what may be the best deals of their lives.
It's 6:45 am, and I groan — actually groan out loud — as I log in to my scanner and find myself assigned to the fourth floor. Again.
"We’re humans, not robots."
I never really wanted Amazon Prime.
Mechanical Turk offers workers the freedom to complete menial tasks for small sums of cash. But is the platform really a viable part-time hustle?
Researchers from security company McAfee today have shared details of a so-called phishing kit, which contains the tools an aspiring hacker would need to kick off a phishing campaign, designed to target Amazon customers.
E-commerce's demand for cardboard boxes is enormous. Who are the big players in the space, what does the future of shipping look like and how bad are these boxes for the environment?
The Amazon Fire Phone was garbage when it was released five years ago in July 2014. At its announcement, Jeff Bezos stood on stage and called the device “gorgeous,” “elegant,” and “refined.” It’s none of those things. I spent a few weeks revisiting Amazon’s phone failure, and to be sure, reviewers were not wrong when it was released—It’s still a terrible gadget. To my surprise, though, it’s evident that Amazon had a few good ideas that were way ahead of their time.
To stock Amazon's shelves, merchants travel the backroads of America in search of rare soap and coveted toys.
Amazon created package loss data heat maps and performed "data analysis" that helped a police department plan and carry out a package theft sting operation.
Amazon was founded on July 5, 1994, and launched its online store in 1995, letting people buy books from the comfort of their homes. Twenty-five years after its inception, Amazon now sells everything from taco holders shaped like dinosaurs to tongue brushes that humans can use to lick their cats. And you’d have to be living under a rock to not know about Amazon.
Behind-the-scenes emails show how Amazon and Ring worked with police in Aurora, Colorado to make people scared of each other.
Warehouse workers are powering through awful conditions and "back-breaking" labor — that is statistically more dangerous than coal mining — for the sake of your convenience.
We don’t really know how much Amazon pays in taxes — it’s time to find out
The program is designed around Amazon's assumptions about gender identity, an omission that becomes even more disturbing as Amazon's software gets silently integrated into our lives.
That synthetic suburb allows Amazon to test its delivery robot Scout thousands or perhaps millions of times under varying weather conditions without swarming the neighborhood with bright blue rovers until they become a nuisance.
The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default shipping option for all prime members.
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.
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