Politics | Liberal Fascism

Amazon Shuts Down Man's *Entire* Smart Home After Delivery Worker Claims Racism

Earlier this month, Amazon locked a man out of his account, disrupting his extensive smart home system. The suspension was driven by a delivery driver who claimed the man used a racial slur through his automated doorbell system. The only problem is that t

Politics | Politics

AOC mocked on Twitter after bragging about killing Amazon HQ

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is bashed after bragging about killing Amazon's proposed second headquarters in the Big Apple.

News | News

PODCAST | The Opportunistic Aggression Of The Political Class

Listen now (48 min) | Before we get to this morning's segment on TalkBack with Chuck Wilder where we discuss “The Government Cares About Your Health? Not By A Long Shot,” I want to take a second to talk about the referrals - the criminal charge r

News | News

PODCAST | Congress & BigPharma: Picking Your Pocket When You Aren’t Looking

Listen now (28 min) | Before we get to this morning's segment on The Captain's America: Third Watch with Matt Bruce, in which we discuss, at length, the featured article over at UndergroundUSA.com today titled, “The Government Cares About Your

News | News

The Government Cares About Your Health? Not By A Long Shot!

Ronald Reagan was famous for saying that the scariest words that any American could hear were these: “We’re from the government and we’re here to help you.” Anyone who questions the truth of this statement is either oblivious to reality of mentall

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Amazon CEO: More layoffs to come

Amazon isn't done reviewing its businesses to see where cuts need to be made.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Amazon will reportedly lay off 10,000 employees

Amazon will reportedly lay off around 10,000 employees, becoming the latest tech giant to conduct massive staff cuts.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Amazon Pressed To Pull Anti-Semitic Film in Wake of Kyrie Irving Scandal

Amazon is under pressure to stop selling an anti-Semitic film that has become a certified best seller on the retail website since basketball star Kyrie Irving promoted it on social media.

Miscellaneous | Products

The 37 Products I Recommend To Everyone I Know - 22 Best Things

Who doesn’t love a good Amazon recommendation, am I right? A couple of weeks back, I asked my Facebook friends to share their latest finds from the online retailer and what I received was eye-opening. One guy ordered a heat lamp for a bearded dragon. Anot

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon stock plunges as company reports nearly $4 billion loss - CNN

Amazon reported a significant loss in the first three months of the year, sending the company's stock plunging.

Science & Technology | Tech

The Telescreens in Your Home Are Watching Your Every Move

If they can listen to you turning on a light, they can listen to you doing anything, and people with an agenda can twist anything into a weapon against you.

Entertainment | Streaming

Every New Movie and TV Show Hitting Amazon Prime in August

The Cannes festival hit 'Annette,' starring Adam Driver, highlights the new arrivals on Prime Video this month.

News | News

Amazon Makes the Move to Accept Bitcoin Payments by End of Year

Following an increasingly popular path, e-commerce giant Amazon.com has signaled it will begin to accept Bitcoin payments by the end of...

Miscellaneous | Shopping

It’s Not Too Late; Treat Yourself To These 71 Things Before Prime Day Ends

What better time to treat yourself to things you’ve been wanting forever (or impulse buys you just fell in love with this second) than one of the biggest dang sale days of the year.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon will share your home Wi-Fi with strangers' devices — this is how to opt out

Amazon has one of the largest ecosystems of smart home gadgets on the market today. From Echo speakers to Ring's lineup of security cameras and doorbells,

News | News

Bezos Needs a Tax Dollar Bailout for His Moon Mission?

As Amazon announced it had negotiated the purchase of the MGM film studio franchise to the tune of $8.45 billion, finagling on Capitol...

Politics | Politics

Right-of-Center Books Hidden from Amazon Search Results

Notable upcoming books released by conservative authors have suddenly disappeared from Amazon’s search results.

News | Censorship

Amazon De-Platforms Clarence Thomas Documentary During Black History Month

In an astonishingly racist and biased move the BigTech platform, Amazon has de-platformed a documentary about US Supreme Court Justice...

News | News

Costco Resorts to Capitalism to Attract the Best Employees Over Minimum Wage

Costco's CEO, Craig Jelinek, announced the beginning of a "minimum wage war" with competitors, Target and Amazon, saying his stores will rai

News | Censorship

Amazon De-Platforms Book by Conservative Author on Transgenderism Without Explanation

In another move to digitally book burn, Amazon's web store has removed a best-selling book by a conservative author focusing on the science, social science, and politics of transgenderism. Amazon did so without notifying or informing the author why the bo

News | News

Orthodox Jews Slam New Amazon Prime Regulations

Orthodox Jews are slamming a new Amazon policy they say will shut them out of a coveted program that allows sellers to ship goods directly from non-Amazon warehouses as "Prime" products.

Business & Finance | Business

Brooklyn startup gives New Yorkers alternative to Amazon

A new startup is giving New Yorkers an alternative to shopping on Amazon with a platform that allows customers to shop from multiple local businesses.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Amazon Is Forcing Its Warehouse Workers Into Brutal ‘Megacycle’ Shifts

The company has been quietly transitioning warehouse workers at Amazon warehouses nationwide to a 10-hour graveyard shift, known as the "megacycle."

News | News

Amazon Committed to Hosting Twitter Despite Them Hosting Violent Content, Allegedly Child Porn

Amazon’s AWS web hosting service has struck a deal with Twitter to host the social media giant’s platform on its

News | News

Twitter Bans Small Business Advocacy Group After They Call for Big Tech Regulation

Twitter has suspended the account of a small business advocacy group whose president and CEO has made no qualms about

News | News

Amazon Offers To Help Distribute COVID Vaccines On Biden’s First Day In Office, Never Offered To Help Trump

Online retail behemoth Amazon reached out to offer its distribution services almost immediately after Joe Biden was sworn in, an

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

Want to return your last online purchase? Amazon says don't bother

When you receive a faulty or unwanted item, Amazon usually asks you to initiate a return for a refund or replacement. However, if the item is inexpensive, it might cost the company a lot to ship it back to the warehouse. So, companies like Amazon and Walm

News | News

Parler sues Amazon for suspending app from cloud service, claims antitrust violation and breach of contract

Alternative social media platform Parler filed a lawsuit against Amazon on Monday following Amazon Web Services' decision to suspend Parler from its cloud hosting service following last week's deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol.

News | News

THE PURGE? ABC’s News Director Calls for ‘Cleansing’ Trump’s Supporters

Rick Klein, news director for ABC News wants to “cleanse” the nation of everyone and anyone who supports the President’s

News | News

‘Campaign Monitor’ Email Service Dumps Trump Campaign from Platform

On Friday, Facebook and Twitter launched an unprecedented attack on free speech and the right to freely assemble in today’s

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon’s 5 best Apple deals ahead of tomorrow’s iPhone 12 event – BGR

After a delay of about a month, Apple will finally take the wraps off its new iPhone 12 series lineup on Tuesday. Amazon is hosting several big Apple sales ahead of tomorrow's event. Highlights include AirPods Pro for $199, AirPods 2 for $124.

Science & Technology | Tech

AI Weekly: Amazon went wide with Alexa; now it’s going deep | VentureBeat

After putting Alexa everywhere it could, Amazon is focusing its efforts on going deep, with new Alexa capabilities, a new edge chip, and surveillance gear.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Wrong turn leads to Amazon delivery driver saving drowning dog in Massachusetts | KTLA

To say that John Cassabria is an animal lover is an understatement. He grew up surrounded by pets and is currently the proud owner of four dogs, four cats and even a pet snake. But nothing could have prepared him for the events that transpired on one swel

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Every New Movie Coming To Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max And Disney+ This Weekend

Here's every new movie coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max and Disney+ this weekend.

Entertainment | Movies

There's An Online Page That Collects Bad Amazon Movie Reviews And Here's 30 Of The Funniest Ones

Who knew that reading a well-put Amazon movie review can be more entertaining than 2-hour cinematic boredom?

Business & Finance | Business

Enough With Working From Home, Amazon Is Making a Big Bet on Getting Back to the Office

The ecommerce and tech giant is investing $1.4 billion in offices and adding 3,500 jobs in 5 cities. The question is whether workers will be as excited about it.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

13 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Not Be Using | WIRED

Your membership gets you more than free two-day shipping. Here's what you may be missing.

Entertainment | Mad Men

'Mad Men' will stream for free on IMDb TV starting July 15th

It'll hit Amazon Prime Video in some non-US territories starting Friday.

Entertainment | Film

30 Best Movies On Amazon Prime Video Right Now (Updated June 2020)

Netflix isn't your only stop for good movies to stream. Put that membership to good use with the 30 best movies on Amazon Prime.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon's AI uses a microphone array to localize multiple speakers in a room | VentureBeat

A team of Amazon researchers proposes a machine learning model that's able to localize multiple sound sources from microphone data alone.

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon reportedly accessed third-party seller data to develop private-label products

Amazon employees have accessed sales data from independent sellers to help the company develop competing private-label versions of popular products sold by those sellers, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. That practice would go against t

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon to Shut Down Its In-House Shipping for Now | Inc.

The service was meant to compete with UPS and FedEx, but will 'pause' effective June 5. 

News | In The News

Amazon warehouse workers are outraged after a coworker tested positive for COVID-19 and they weren’t notified

Workers at 10 Amazon warehouses in the United States have tested positive for the coronavirus. Many learn of it through rumors and aren’t notified by the company.

Music | Music

Amazon Halts CD and Vinyl Orders Amid Coronavirus Outbreak | Pitchfork

To meet demand for essentials, the retail giant will not restock CDs and LPs until further notice

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Best Shows on Amazon Prime — and Original Movies, Too!

Season 1 of "ZeroZeroZero," starring Gabriel Byrne and Dane DeHaan, has just been added to our list of 69 Amazon Prime Video original series and movies with Fresh ratings that you can stream now. Also included: "Fleabag," "The Boys," "The Marvelous Mrs. M

Entertainment | Movies & Television

Amazon Prime Video doesn't get the credit it deserves

People don't talk about Amazon Prime Video as much as Netflix, but they should. The service offers loads of great content and is affordable.


Auschwitz Memorial condemns Amazon's Nazi-hunting series 'Hunters' as 'dangerous' - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Inventing a fake chess match in which the inmates are the game pieces "welcomes future deniers," the museum said.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Today’s top deals: Rare AirPods Pro deal, $5 smart plugs, $29 Roku, $19 portable Apple Watch charger, iPhone 11 cases, more

We dug up tons of killer daily deals for you to check out on Thursday, but the star of the show is definitely a rare Amazon sale that drops the AirPods Pro back down to Black Friday's price.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Thinking About Selling on Amazon? Weigh These Pros and Cons First | Inc.

You can potentially reach millions of customers by selling on Amazon, but is it worth it?

Home Improvement | Around The House

Amazon’s Viral DIY Tiny House That’s Been Sold Out for Months Is Back in Stock

The Allwood Solvolla studio cabin kit is a DIY tiny house that takes an estimated eight hours for two adults to build — and it can be purchased on Amazon

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

6 Gift Ideas Based on the Top Products on Amazon's Wish Lists | Mental Floss

We went through Amazon's wish lists and pulled together the top items in categories like toys, kitchen, electronics, and more—just in time for some last-minute shopping.

Politics | The "Squad"

‘Congrats on playing yourself’: AOC’s attempt to ‘clear up GOP disinfo’ about Amazon coming to NY hits some snags

"A complete lack of economic, governmental, and mathematical understanding on this issue."

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

We warned you AirPods would sell out, but 2 deals are somehow back in stock – BGR

AirPods are among the hottest items this holiday season, so we warned you that they would sell out when Amazon slashed prices to all-time lows. Now, we have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that we were correct, and AirPods with Apple's w

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon’s Prime Video app disappears from the App Store [Updated] – TechCrunch

In what we understand was a “technical issue”, the Amazon Prime Video app disappeared from the Apple App Store, making it unavailable for new downloads or updates to users both on iOS and Apple TV. Twitter users began to tweet to Amazon for he

Business & Finance | Business

How to Start a Multimillion-Dollar Amazon Business With Less Than $2,000

It takes just one hour a day.

News | News

Hijacked Reviews on Amazon Can Trick Shoppers

Looking to buy something with thousands of positive reviews on Amazon? In this look at hijacked reviews, Consumer Reports warns that some of that consumer input could be for other products.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon scientists improve Alexa’s ability to understand context

In a new research paper, Amazon scientists detailed two methods they say improve Alexa's ability to account for command context.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Kohl's and the UPS Store Will Pack and Ship Your Amazon Returns for Free | Mental Floss

You don't need to do any packing or printing to return unwanted items to Amazon. If you live close to a UPS Store or Kohl's, you can drop it off as is.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

The Amazon Prime Day 2019 absolute best tech deals: Tuesday morning update

Latest additions: This microwave includes a free Echo Dot and this discounted Nespresso coffeemaker comes with free coffee.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

All the Actually Good Amazon Prime Day Deals You Can Get Right Now (Updating) - Thrillist

Today's the day. The one you've been waiting for since, well, last summer. Yep, it's Amazon Prime Day, people, and this year it's bigger...

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

You’re getting screwed on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is a $4.19 billion business for Amazon, and a bad deal for shoppers.

News | The News

Amazon Bans Books On Gay 'Conversion Therapy' | Daily Wire

A grown, fully-autonomous adult who has an unwanted same-sex attraction and who willingly seeks out information on how to curtail that desire without any outside pressure whatsoever will not be allowed to do so on Amazon's platform, which has now banned s

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff!

Amazon Prime Day 2019: 16 Prime membership secrets you didn't know about

You're going to want a Prime membership for Amazon Prime Day. But your membership comes with a ton of other great perks you might not even know about.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Amazon is watching, listening and tracking you. Here's how to stop it

You can turn off some of the tracking, but then many Amazon features won't work. And if you want to delete your Alexa recordings, you need the app.

Politics | From CNN

Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon face House Judiciary Committee antitrust probe - CNN

The House Judiciary committee said Monday it is launching a "top-to-bottom" antitrust investigation of the tech industry, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

Science & Technology | Tech

What if Amazon took Sprint’s place as the US’s fourth wireless carrier? - The Verge

Reuters is reporting something rather intriguing and inexplicable on its face: Amazon is interested in buying the Boost Mobile MVNO wireless network from T-Mobile and Sprint, reportedly so that Amazon can have access T-Mobile’s wireless network for a numb

Business & Finance | Business

Jeff Bezos personally dumps a truckload of dirt on FedEx’s future | TechCrunch

Amazon wants to be plenty of things, the most predictable of which is its ambition to control America’s shipping backbone. The company’s efforts to bring users whatever they desire in 24 hours requires movement by land, air and sea. Today, the company

Science & Technology | Tech

If You Care About Privacy, Throw Your Amazon Alexa Devices Into the Sea

Remember a couple of weeks ago when we learned that humans were monitoring Amazon Alexa commands, essentially spying on users in the name of product improvement? Well, we’ve got some more bad news about the always-on microphone that we’ve all invited

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon strikes at Spotify with new free streaming music with ads

Amazon is launching a free music service to compete with Spotify's offering. It complements its existing Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited plans.

Politics | The "Squad"

Ocasio-Cortez Doubles Down On Sabotaging Amazon, Complains 'Where Does That 25,000 Number Come From?' | Daily Wir

Speaking on Sunday in an interview with Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) made it clear she has no regrets about scuttling the Amazon deal that would have brought a reported 25,000 jobs to New York City, and questioned where

Science & Technology | Tech

How Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung treat your voice data | VentureBeat

Microsoft, Apple, Samsung, Amazon, and Google traffic in lots of voice data, but they handle it differently. Here's what you need to know.

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

10 Surprising Facts About America's Drunken Shopping Habit

An inflatable bouncy castle, 200 pounds of bamboo, and a splinter removed from basketball player Olden Polynice's foot are among the stranger online purchases people have made while drinking.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facial recognition: Apple, Amazon, Google and the race for your face

Facial recognition technology is both innovative and worrisome. Here's how it works and what you need to know.

Science & Technology | Technology

The thinnest iPhone XR and XS cases we’ve ever seen are on Amazon for just $8.99 – BGR

Some people are clumsy and they need big, bulky cases to protect their iPhones. Other people are far more careful, so there’s no need to ruin Apple’s iPhone design with a chunky protective case.

Miscellaneous | I Like This

The Pros and Cons of Amazon Prime

Many consumers are paying for Amazon Prime, but is it worthwhile? Consumer Reports has the details.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Amazon got wrong about New York City

A promise of 25,000 jobs isn’t exciting anymore — it’s ominous

Politics | Politics

Cuomo slams Ocasio-Cortez, others, as Amazon ditches New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo lambasted politicians such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others over Amazon's decision to leave New York City. Opponents of the deal with the tech giant had "put their own narrow political interests above their comm

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Amazon cancels plans for New York City HQ2

E-commerce giant had faced fierce opposition for a planned New York location projected to cost $3 billion in incentives

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon may be rethinking its New York City headquarters | TechCrunch

Amazon’s decision to open HQ2 in New York City has been a controversial decision since day one. The company has been championing the estimated 25,000 jobs the move could bring to the metropolitan area, while citizens and local government officials have

Business & Finance | Business

This millennial's company makes millions buying from Walmart and reselling on Amazon

How a 30-year-old was able to flip products from Walmart's clearance aisles on Amazon to the tune of $6 million a year.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon is testing Scout, a delivery robot, near Seattle | VentureBeat

Amazon today unveilved the Scout delivery robot, which will make delivery to Prime customers in testing north of Seattle.

Science & Technology | Technology

Find out why Netgear’s best-selling Wi-Fi extender has 18,500 5-star ratings

It's rare that a single product offers one of the most competitive prices in its category as well as some of the best performance in its category. That's exactly what you get with the NETGEAR EX2700 WiFi Range Extender, however. This simple plug-and-play

Science & Technology | Technology

With this $25 gadget, Amazon will finally get you to stop scoffing at the idea of a 'smart home'

Amazon's smart plug lets you easily control lights, appliances and other gadgets by voice or with your phone no matter where you are. CNBC will walk you through how to set up and use the Amazon smart plug. It's very easy.

Business & Finance | Business

Jeff Bezos says 'Amazon will fail' one day - Business Insider

Jeff Bezos told Amazon employees that 'one day Amazon will fail,' according to a recording heard by CNBC of an all-hands meeting.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Here Are The Most Outrageous Incentives Cities Offered Amazon In Their HQ2 Bids

Massive tax breaks, an exclusive airport lounge, and a William Shatner cameo for Star Trek-obsessed CEO Jeff Bezos.

Science & Technology | Science

Photographing Indigenous Communities Under Threat in the Amazon

With the threat of displacement looming, photographer Charlie Hamilton James set out to showcase daily life with these vulnerable groups.

Advice & Self-Help | Useful Household Products

Amazon Products That Make Life Easier

These are some of the best deals you can find on Amazon right now that can make life even easier at home.

Science & Technology | Technology

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is back down to its lowest price since Prime Day – BGR

The Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote was one of Amazon's best-selling products this past Prime Day, but that obviously goes without saying. Why? Because the Fire TV Stick is one of Amazon's best-selling devices during any sale.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon just revealed its plan for total smart home domination

Amazon is putting Alexa in microwaves, wall clocks, and much, much more.

Science & Technology | Tech

Echo Auto brings Alexa to cars

As Amazon noted at today’s event, the company has already been working with a number of car companies to bring Alexa to vehicles. There are already a number of high-profile partners, including Toyota, Ford, Lexus, BMW and Audi. Today, it announced its p

Business & Finance | Business

Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on why the company won’t sell on Amazon | TechCrunch

E-commerce beauty startup founder, Glossier CEO Emily Weiss, dished on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 this morning about some of the company’s top competitors in the e-commerce space, including Amazon as well as the forthcoming threat from Instagra

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Meet Amazon's Next Megabillion-Dollar Business

This small but fast-growing business has the potential to be the next AWS and drive Amazon stock higher.

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's Parents Could Be Worth Millions | Money

In 1995, Jackie and Mike Bezos invested in their son Jeff Bezos's e-commerce company. The parents of the Amazon CEO could be worth millions.

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now | Fox News

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping w

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

The Hidden Environmental Cost of Amazon Prime’s Free, Fast Shipping

Your Prime Day shopping spree came with free, fast shipping — but experts say there’s a hidden environmental cost that doesn’t show up on the checkout page.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

How to shop smart and save money on Prime Day

The much-anticipated Amazon Prime Day is almost here and shoppers are gearing up to score some major deals. The 36-hour mega-sale will start on Monday, July 16 at 3 p.m., and will feature over 1 million items for sale, according to Amazon. Last year’s P

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Amazon, Zeekit partner for virtual wedding dress try-on | ISRAEL21c

The collaboration will allow brides to shop and purchase bridal gowns online using precise measurements taken via mobile phone.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

A bigger Amazon Prime Day 2018 arrives July 16 with more deals, devices and longer hours

TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Don’t Miss This Weekend’s Best Amazon Deals

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Gaming | Gaming

Xbox One may work with Alexa and Google Assistant

You can already use Cortana if you want to command an Xbox One with your voice, but that's not very practical now that Kinect is no longer an option for the con...

Science & Technology | Technology

Why unlocking your door with Amazon’s Alexa may never be completely safe

Amazon users can unlock their doors by saying “Alexa, unlock door” and verbally entering a pin code. Unfortunately, the system can be easily circumvented.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversation

A report says a couple's Echo speaker recorded their conversation and sent to to someone in their address book.

News | Interesting Stories

Amazon Prime Members Now Score Big Discounts at Whole Foods

It's official: Amazon Prime members are now eligible for an extra 10 percent off discounted products at Whole Foods.

Business & Finance | Business

A New Harvard Study Reveals The Truth Behind Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods (And Why Store Shelves Are Shockingly Empty)

Employees crying, empty store shelves, and irate customers do not sound like the Whole Foods we know and love. Welcome to the new normal -- at least for now.

Business & Finance | Business

Inside The Ecosystem That Fuels Amazon’s Fake Review Problem

A vast web of Amazon review fraud lives online, and it's designed to evade the company’s efforts to thwart it.

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon halts Seattle expansion over city tax proposal

Even as Amazon continues to grow at a staggering rate, it is pumping the brakes on its long-planned hometown expansion. The retail giant threw down the gauntlet this week when it announced that it would stop construction on a new building because of a pro

Science & Technology | Tech

Your cable company’s worst nightmare is a little box that only costs $40 on Amazon – BGR

It’s hard to believe that giant telecommunications company might be scared of a tiny little $40 box on Amazon, but believe us when we tell you that they’re scared to death.

Politics | Politics

More retailers are going bankrupt than ever - Laredo Morning Times

Ask anyone running a store and they'll tell you that it's tough to be in the retail business. Merchants big and small are struggling to meet the demands of a customer base that is demanding better service, lower prices and products both in-store and from

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

This Week’s Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

News | The News

The world’s hottest shopping city is becoming a ghost town

If you want to see the future of storefront retailing, walk nine blocks along Broadway from 57th to 48th Street and count the stores. The total number comes to...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly wacky products that'll make you scratch your head. Sure, some of those end up being total junk but ev…

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon Echo has transformed the way I live in my apartment — here are my 19 favorite features

Amazon Echo is one of the best gadgets you can buy. It transforms the way you use your living space.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Amazon Is Developing A League of Their Own TV Adaptation

Amazon Studios is reportedly working on an A League of Their Own TV series, based on the classic baseball movie.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Alexa Skills & Games Just for Kids

Here are some awesome Alexa skills and games kids can play with the Amazon Echo, Dot or Spot for serious fun with their home assistant.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Amazon’s top original shows generated an estimated 5M new Prime members | TechCrunch

Amazon’s original content efforts are paying off, at least in terms of driving new sign-ups for Prime, which is ostensibly their main value to the commerce giant. Documents obtained by Reuters show that the top Prime video original programming, includin

Visual Arts | Design

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.

Science & Technology | Technology

Amazon is buying smart doorbell maker Ring | TechCrunch

With Nest's first smart video doorbell right around the corner, Amazon is busy buying up the competition. After acquiring Blink just two months ago, Amazon is..

News | News

Amazon's Race to the Bottom Puts Chicago Transit at Risk

Chicago's massive Amazon HQ2 incentive package could hit the city's transit budget hard.

Business & Finance | Business

CVS and Amazon battle to own the health care consumer | VentureBeat

Two reports have set the healthcare community abuzz this week. The first uncovered that CVS is considering buying health insurance giant Aetna.

Business & Finance | Business

Every grocery delivery service's fears have just been realized

One of the biggest stories to emerge from the technology industry last year was Amazon’s shift into the brick-and-mortar realm with its $13.7 billion acquisition of organic supermarket chain Whole Foods. In the months following the deal’s closure, Am

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Best Movies to Watch on Amazon Right Now

"Amy," "Logan Lucky," "Gangs of New York," "Everyone Wants Some!!", and more movies streaming on Amazon Prime.

Miscellaneous | Shopping

Don’t Miss This Weekend’s Best Amazon Deals | Mental Floss

As a recurring feature, our team combs the web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, February 3.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

As Amazon Opens First Automated Supermarket, Meet The Israeli Startups Shaking Up Shopping Tech

While Amazon Go is creating buzz for the future of automated supermarket tech, Israeli technologies have already made an impact on automated retail.

Business & Finance | Business

Your Amazon Prime Membership Just Got A Lot Better

With the most recent updates to Prime members' perks, shopping for groceries is easier than ever before. 

Business & Finance | Business

eBay Is Playing Catchup, But Will It Work? - Racked

Even with 171 million users, the online shopping giant is grasping for relevancy.

Business & Finance | Shopping

This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, October 8.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon Echo devices can now make free calls in North America

All Amazon Echo devices can now make free calls to the US, Canada, and Mexico without any additional hardware.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon is working on smart glasses to house Alexa AI, says FT | TechCrunch

Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo..

News | News

Hillary Clinton: Amazon deletes negative book reviews

Amazon was on the defensive end this week after receiving criticism for deleting negative reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book.