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  • Jane Lynch To Reprise Emmy-Nominated Role On ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

    Jane Lynch is returning to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She is set to reprise her guest-starring role of Sophia Lennon in two episodes of the praised Amazon comedy series’ upcoming second season. Lynch appeared in Episode 7 of Mrs. Maisel’s freshman season, earning a nominated for an outstanding guest actor in a comedy series. It is one of two Emmy noms for Lynch this year, along with an outstanding host for a reality-competition program one for Hollywood Game…

  • The secrets of Pep Guardiola revealed: City officially launch Amazon Prime doc

    it's the inside view on a title-winning season like never before. Amazon's year following Pep Guardiola and Manchester City did not go to waste, and now the secrets are about to be laid bare.

    Mail Online
  • Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters

    NEW YORK (AP) - Global stocks are sinking Wednesday as an unexpected drop in profits for Chinese tech giant Tencent has investors worrying about economic growth. Oil and copper prices are falling. Technology and energy companies are taking some of the worst losses in the U.S. Retailers are falling despite ...
  • Amazon Echo Spot

    The tiny device that wants to replace your Echo Dot.
  • 8 Success Lessons From the Richest Person on the Planet

    Bezos' unique perspective and way of thinking has kept Amazon evolving and rewriting the rules.

  • Amazon Echo

    Will the Echo's latest look and affordable price be enough to stave off the competition?
  • Trump-Amazon feud shadows critical Postal Service report

    The Trump administration is expected to release a report in the coming weeks on reforming the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), an event that could revive President Trump’s feud with Amazon.

  • Can Matthew Weiner turn The Romanoffs into a Mad Men-sized hit?

    The showrunner’s costly follow-up boasts a sterling cast and a fascinating premise but carries considerable baggage Three years after Mad Men concluded its extraordinary eight-year run with a linen-clad Don Draper meditating on a hilltop, the showrunner Matthew Weiner is back with his highly anticipated follow-up. Earlier this week, Amazon dropped the second teaser for The Romanoffs, an ambitious, expensive episodic anthology series following various families who believe themselves to be...

    the Guardian
  • Amazon ad banned for 'misleading' one-day delivery promise

    Hundreds of customers complained that their orders were not delivered within one day after they signed up for Amazon Prime
  • Amazon told to clarify 'misleading' one-day delivery claim

    Companies must provide easy access to compensation if they fail to deliver shopping on time, a consumer group has urged, after Amazon was ordered to clarify its "misleading" one-day delivery claim for Prime customers.

    The Telegraph
  • Alexa, Cortana officially become BFFs as Microsoft and Amazon integrate the two assistants

    A year ago, Amazon and Microsoft pledged that their digital assistants, Alexa and Cortana, would become friends. That future has now arrived: Beginning today, you’ll be able to invoke Alexa from Windows 10’s Cortana, and Cortana from an Alexa device like the Echo. Today (or possibly tomorrow, according to a Microsoft representative) Alexa and Cortana will become skills in their respective devices. Put another way, you’ll be able to say “Hey Cortana, open Alexa” on a Windows 10 PC or Harman...

  • Here's what the charts are saying about Amazon and Apple

    REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Tech stocks have been flashing warning signs. Apple looks like it has completed an upleg and may roll over. Amazon looks like it has further room to the down side. On August 10th, 2018, I opined in a technical piece entitled, " Momentum Divergences Flashing Warnings Signs for QQQ & FAANG Stocks," which highlighted the near and intermediate term divergences that were and still are developing in the big cap technology sector. Markets InsiderSee the rest of the story...

    Business Insider
  • We shopped at Whole Foods and Walmart to see which curbside pickup service is better — and the winner is clear

    Amazon recently launched a curbside pickup service at two Whole Foods locations.  Walmart has been operating a similar service since piloting a grocery pickup program in 2013. I went to Whole Foods to test Amazon's curbside pickup service against Walmart's — and there was a clear winner. Amazon is not slowing down in its mission to venture into the grocery industry if its new curbside pickup service is any indication. The company recently announced that it was launching a curbside pickup...

    Business Insider
  • The UK's advertising authority banned an Amazon promotion for being 'misleading' (AMZN)

    Amazon ran a misleading advertisement on its website in 2017, according to a ruling by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority. The promotion, which ran on Amazon's website in December, advertised the free one-day shipping that comes with Prime membership. The ASA said that 280 customers had complained about the claims in the ad. Most said that their shipments had not arrived in one day, prompting the board to review the ad and ultimately determine it was misleading.  "The ad must not appear...

    Business Insider
  • As its rivalry with Google heats up, Amazon is reportedly offering popular YouTubers multimillion-dollar contracts to switch to Twitch (AMZN, GOOGL)

    Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters Amazon is making efforts to win over content creators to its livestreaming platform, Twitch, Bloomberg reports. Twitch is said to be offering exclusive deals, sometimes with multi-million dollar salaries, to popular internet personalities. Twitch seems to want to swoop in at a time when some creators are unsure about YouTube and its effectiveness as a revenue stream.  The two video platforms are competing heavily to convince streamers and creators to stay on their...

    Business Insider
  • All the TV shows that have been canceled in 2018

    As the year flies by, the list of canceled TV shows piles up. While there's been somewhat of a quiet period since May, some networks are still cutting shows throughout the summer, including USA, which recently canceled two series after three seasons: "Colony" and "Shooter." In June, Freeform canceled the supernatural teen drama, "Shadowhunters." ABC also canceled the previously renewed "Roseanne" revival in late May, after Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet about former Obama adviser Valerie...

    Business Insider
  • Jeff Bezos runs Amazon with 14 demanding leadership principles — here's how a 23-year-old engineer leveraged 5 of them to land a job

    VDB Photos/Shutterstock You may want to know how to get a job at Amazon. One Amazon engineer recommended memorizing Jeff Bezos' 14 leadership principles, which are a set of guidelines that Amazon employees use to solve problems and innovate on a daily basis. After memorizing the principles, the engineer specifically used them in conversation during her interviews.  Amazon has outlined 14 leadership principles for its employees. From "Ownership" to "Dive Deep," these guidelines are designed...

    Business Insider
  • Call for consumer delivery compensation after Amazon `one-day´ ruling

    Citizens Advice said problems with late deliveries were not unique to Amazon, and has called for easy access to compensation for affected customers.

    Mail Online
  • ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Costume Designer On Series’ “Beautiful Color Compositions” & Midge’s Season 1 Arc

    After winning her first Emmy a decade ago for HBO miniseries John Adams, costume designer Donna Zakowska is once again reaping the benefits of intricate period work, with Amazon comedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. For Amy Sherman-Palladino's acclaimed series, following an extraordinary housewife turned comedienne, Zakowska sought to capture the sartorial spirit of 1958 New York City. While tracking the fashion of a dynamic, vibrant time in the history of the East Coast…

  • ASK TONY: Amazon charged my late husband an extra £79 for nail clippers

    In July 2016, my husband bought some nail clippers from Amazon on his credit card for £9.99. On August 3, £79 was also taken from his account.

    Mail Online
  • Manchester City's fly-on-the-wall Amazon Prime show to enrage Sky

    CHARLES SALE - THE SPORTS AGENDA: The launch this week of Amazon Prime's behind-the-scenes documentary series covering title-winners Manchester City is likely to cause ructions.

    Mail Online
  • Matthew Weiner's The Romanoffs: The (Many) Stars Come Out in First Footage of Amazon's Weekly (!) Anthology

    Though it’s tempting to celebrate our first real look at Matthew Weiner’s The Romanoffs with spirits, we humbly suggest that you don’t build any kind of drinking game around this newly released teaser trailer. Because if you sip every time someone utters the Amazon anthology’s title — or every time you see a familiar, famous face […]

  • Six-year-old girl orders $300 of toys from Amazon without mother knowing and only keeps the Barbie

    This is the moment a surprised mom realized her astute six-year-old girl personally organized $300 worth of games and toys to be delivered to her front door in Utah - without her permission.

    Mail Online
  • Security flaw in Amazon Echo speakers may have allowed hackers to spy on users

    A security flaw in the Amazon Echo smart speaker may have allowed criminals to eavesdrop on private conversations at home, researchers have found.

    The Telegraph