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(Zappos.com homepage) Tony Hsieh, a revered internet entrepreneur who led Zappos and sold the online retailer to Amazon for $1.2 billion, has passed away at the age of 46. The Zappos.com homepage featured an image of Hsieh on Friday night and a letter posted by Zappos CEO Kedar Deshpande.  The world has lost a tremendous …

SEATTLE — Amazon has embarked on an extraordinary hiring binge this year, vacuuming up an average of 1,400 new workers a day and solidifying its power as online shopping becomes more entrenched in the coronavirus pandemic. The hiring has taken place at Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, at its hundreds of warehouses in rural communities and …

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family. You may think Black Friday is still a ways off, but it turns out that Black Friday now encompasses the entire month of November — there’s a …

Cloud-based Database Market Summary: Cloud-based Database Market The Global Cloud-based Database Market Research Report Forecast 2020-2025 provides the industry overview along with the growth analysis, historical and projected estimations, revenue, and supply data (as applicable). The research study is a valuable source of insightful data for all the business strategies. An in-depth depiction of the …

Written by Nandagopal Rajan | New Delhi | Updated: October 17, 2020 3:04:45 pm Amazon FireTV stick 2020 review The Amazon FireTV stick is an underrated device. Across the world it has made millions of televisions, and thus households, smarter, weaning them away from dull content that has come to infest live television. And the …

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, CNET’s guide on everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal. Amazon Prime Day runs Oct. 13 and 14, and there are great Prime Day deals under $50, like the $25 Blink Mini, the $20 Echo Auto and more. I’ll be …

Days before, Facebook Inc. produced its own document contending that breaking it up would be a “nonstarter” for a number of reasons, including that the company’s constituent parts are already too complicated and interconnected for any of them—Instagram, WhatsApp, its ad business—to be spun off as individual companies or walled off as separate divisions. “After …

Although touchless thermometers have been adopted by several companies for functional needs, Amazon has recently taken it a step further. Amazon Go stores in Seattle have started to require customers to use a contactless palm reader called the Amazon One to access secured goods and areas. Amazon presented the technology on their YouTube channel as …

A cross-party group of MEPs has written to Amazon’s chief executive, Jeff Bezos, demanding information on the online retailer’s monitoring of trade union activists and politicians in response to deleted job postings that described unions as “threats”. The letter, from 37 members of the European parliament, said they were concerned Amazon deliberately targeted workers seeking …

WASHINGTON—America’s biggest technology companies have leveraged their dominance to stamp out competition and stifle innovation, according to a Democratic-led House panel, which said Congress should consider forcing the tech giants to separate their dominant online platforms from other business lines. Republicans issued a separate response endorsing strong antitrust enforcement targeting the companies but didn’t endorse …