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Amazon has never been known as an easy place to work. It’s not uncommon for job candidates to ask Amazon’s recruiters about an infamous New York Times story from 2015 that reported corporate employees routinely cry at their desks. Amazon corporate managers have goals for “unregretted attrition” — basically a percentage of their staff that …

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Amazon launched new technology Tuesday that the company says will enhance the performance of some devices, but it also uses the Wi-Fi within millions of American homes, and that has some privacy advocates concerned. People in New York City who own certain Alexa-enabled Echo devices or Ring cameras were surprised to …

Amazon Prime Day, the company’s annual shopping holiday, will take place on Monday, June 21st through June 22nd, the company officially announced today. The forthcoming summer dates mark a return to form; the retail giant has historically held its shopping extravaganza in mid-July but postponed last year’s event until October due to the COVID-19 pandemic. …

Here’s what you need to know: “We don’t always agree but we always understand there is an opportunity to improve,” said Darren Woods, the chairman and chief executive of Exxon Mobil.Credit…Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Exxon Mobil’s management will face a big challenge over its climate change policies at an annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday as activists challenge …

Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 1.46% is nearing a deal to buy the Hollywood studio MGM Holdings for almost $9 billion, said people familiar with the matter, a pact that would turn a film operation founded in the silent era into a streaming asset for the e-commerce giant. An agreement could be announced as early as this …

The process of building the NFL schedule used to be a painstaking one with executives such as Val Pinchbeck spending months slotting the games one by one on his board until there was a final product for the commissioner to approve. Making late tweaks or looking at alternative options with a big game moving from …

Brazil’s environmental police force, IBAMA, is facing new challenges due to government policy changes, an anonymous senior officer has told the BBC. Cuts to government funding and equipment from abroad, as well as the coronavirus pandemic and rioting have left the authority with little resources to protect the Amazon from illegal logging and mining. The …

Algorithms similar to those used by Netflix, Amazon, and Facebook may lead to better comprehension of the biological language of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson disease (PD) and Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a research article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers highlight that intracellular phase separation of proteins …

Amazon’s second-generation Echo Buds Amazon Amazon on Wednesday announced the second version of its Echo Buds headphones that are smaller and start at $99 while promising some of the features found in Apple’s $249 AirPods Pro. The earbuds are Amazon’s latest effort to lure people who don’t want Apple and to attract those who want …

MILAN, ITALY – JANUARY 14: Zen, Miyavi and Achille Lauro are seen on Gucci Front Row during Milan … [+] Menswear Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020/21 on January 14, 2020 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images for Gucci) Getty Images for Gucci With eight successful world tours totaling more than 250 shows in more …