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Tracy Qu / South China Morning Post:
Amazon says it has closed 3,000 seller accounts backed by about 600 Chinese brands for review fraud   —  The closures did not negatively impact the overall growth of Chinese online merchants on Amazon, according to a senior company executive Amazon kicked off an extensive clean-up campaign in May …
Sep 17, 2021, 8:25 PMIn context
Melissa Repko / CNBC:
Deutsche Bank survey: Walmart+, Walmart's Amazon Prime rival, has grown to ~32M US subscribers since its 2020 launch, and ~86% of them have Amazon Prime also   —  - Walmart+ has hit an “inflection point” and is growing its membership at a faster clip, according to a new research note from Deutsche Bank.
Sep 16, 2021, 5:50 AMIn context
David McLaughlin / Bloomberg:
FTC says Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft made 819 unreported acquisition deals of $1M+, including for patents and acquihires, from 2010 to 2019   —  - Report shows hundreds of deals by tech giants went unchecked  — Antitrust enforcers must close loopholes, FTC Chair Khan says
Sep 15, 2021, 8:00 PMIn context
Ivan Levingston / Bloomberg:
Amazon offers UK Prime members access to Deliveroo Plus, its free delivery service, for one year on orders over £25   —  Amazon.com Inc. is offering its Prime members in the U.K. and Ireland access to Deliveroo Plus for one year, deepening its tieup with the British company beyond its financial investment.
Sep 15, 2021, 6:50 AMIn context
Dave Lee / Financial Times:
An overview of Amazon's plans to expand into healthcare, as it prepares to launch services such as telehealth, and technology for managing healthcare records   —  Millions talk to Amazon's voice assistant every day with mostly mundane commands, like “play music” or “set timer 11 minutes for pasta”.
Sep 15, 2021, 2:00 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Ticketing company AXS adopts Amazon One palm scanner at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the first Amazon One partnership outside Amazon and Whole Food stores   —  Launching at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre  —  Amazon's palm-scanning technology, Amazon One, has always been about more than just fast payments.
Sep 14, 2021, 7:35 AMIn context
Jeffrey Dastin / Reuters:
Amazon says it is increasing its average US hourly starting wage to $18 and plans to hire 125,000 more warehouse and transportation workers   —  Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has increased its average starting wage in the United States to more than $18 an hour and plans to hire another 125,000 warehouse …
Sep 14, 2021, 7:15 AMIn context
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
Amazon rolls out an OS update with a new UI for Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Oasis, the first refresh since around 2016   —  Refined look and feel coming to most Kindles released since 2015.  —  Amazon's Kindle e-readers get new software updates regularly, and they're mostly of the nondescript …
Sep 14, 2021, 5:45 AMIn context
Cristiano Lima / Washington Post:
DC AG Karl Racine files an amended antitrust complaint against Amazon, arguing it maintains a monopoly by locking wholesalers into anti-competitive agreements   —  Welcome to The Technology 202!  We hope you like our glow-up.  We've got a new format that's easier to scan at your desk …
Sep 13, 2021, 9:30 AMIn context
Sebastian Herrera / Wall Street Journal:
How Amazon would be affected by California's new bill aimed at regulating the company's use of productivity quotas in warehouses, the first bill of its kind   —  The online retailer relies on employees' high pace of work for its fast shipping  —  California is taking aim at the grievances …
Sep 13, 2021, 9:25 AMIn context

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