Amazon Headlines

  • What a Celeb Stylist Is Buying on Amazon This Spring

    Thank goodness for Prime.

    Who What Wear
  • Amazon builds vest for workers to protect them from robots

    The wearable technology in being introduced following a warehouse accident involving a robot

    www.independent.co.uk
  • EU’s antitrust cop lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Silicon Valley's notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union's antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-term plan to intensify scrutiny of the world's big tech companies. As the EU's competition commissioner, Vestager is arguably the world's most important tech regulator. Since 2014, she has slapped Google with eye-popping multibillion-dollar antitrust penalties, ordered Apple and Amazon to pay back taxes and fined...

    SFGate
  • Amazon knows what you buy, and it’s building a big ad business from it

    SEATTLE - When a chain of physical therapy centers wanted new patients, it aimed online ads at people near its offices who had bought knee braces recently on Amazon. When a financial services provider wanted to promote its retirement advisory business, it directed ads to people in their 40s and 50s who had recently ordered a personal finance book from Amazon. And when a major credit card company wanted new customers, it targeted people who used cards from other banks on the retail site. The...

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  • Amazon reveals 'anti-robot vest' to protect workers from giant machines smashing into them

    Employees are being fitted with 'robotic tech vests' that notify the machines of their whereabouts so that any potential accidents are avoided. They're worn like a pair of suspenders attached to a belt.

    Mail Online
  • Ship traffic, January 22

    Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT Bear Mountain Bridge Long Beach OAK Cepheus Ocean Kinuura, Japan SFO CMA CGM Amazon Los Angeles OAK Ermione Incheon, South Korea SFO Ever Lenient Los Angeles OAK Grand Aurora Charleston, S.C. SFO Hyundai Shanghai Long Beach OAK Jamaica Bay Everett, Wash. SCK NYK Daedalus Vancouver, B.C. OAK Due to depart today SHIP TO PORT APL Sentosa Fuqing, China SFO Ever Lyric Tacoma OAK Glovis Symphony Xingang, China SFO Humber Bridge Tokyo SFO Maersk...

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