All posts tagged "Amazon"
Amazon Adding 120,000 Workers to Meet Holiday Demand
NEW YORK — The holidays are coming and Amazon plans to add 120,000 seasonal workers in an effort to meet an expected spike in demand as more and more people trade clicks for bricks. The seasonal positions...
- Posted October 13, 2016
Amazon Launches For-Pay Streaming Music Service
NEW YORK – Amazon is launching a paid streaming music service, the latest entry in an increasingly crowded field. Amazon Music Unlimited is being positioned to compete against existing services such as Spotify and Apple Music. It...
- Posted October 12, 2016
Google’s New Lineup of Phones and Gadgets: A Quick Glance
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is taking a page from Apple’s playbook by making a bigger push to build its own hardware. Rick Osterloh, head of Google’s new hardware group, said that in doing so, Google can take...
- Posted October 4, 2016
12 TV Series to Watch this Fall
NEW YORK – The fall television season has been an annual rite since viewers were splitting their time between the trio of networks on their black-and-white TVs. Nowadays, watching TV isn’t even limited to TV screens, while...
- Posted August 23, 2016
Target Cuts Outlook in ‘Difficult’ Environment
Target cut its profit and comparable-store sales outlook amid stiffer competition and its own stumbles in areas like grocery sales
- Posted August 17, 2016
Amazon Unveils Cargo Plane as it Expands Delivery Network
SEATTLE – Seattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant’s own air transportation network as it takes more control of its delivery process. The latest...
- Posted August 5, 2016
SBA Announces 11 New Members of Small Business Tech Coalition
Bench, Canvas, Dash Data, Google, Gusto, Intuit, LinkedIn, Paychex, Square, Thumbtack and Yelp join SBA public-private partnership supporting digital training resources
- Posted August 2, 2016
US stocks slip as falling oil prices punish energy companies
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks wobbled and finished mostly lower Monday as the price of oil continued to nosedive thanks to the strong dollar. Energy companies took the biggest losses as U.S. crude hovered around $40 a...
- Posted August 1, 2016
Amazon’s Already Large Distribution Empire Keeps Expanding
NEW YORK – Online shoppers want their packages – now. And Amazon is spending heavily to make sure that happens. Amazon’s Prime service has, at heart, always been about free two-day shipping. The $99 annual subscription includes...
- Posted July 29, 2016
Amazon’s Bezos Moves Past Buffett on World’s Richest List
Now the third richest person in the world
- Posted July 22, 2016