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Amazon warehouse workers in Europe protest on Black Friday, calling working conditions ‘inhuman’

Amazon warehouse workers in Europe protest on Black Friday, calling working conditions ‘inhuman’

  On the biggest shopping day of the year, U.K.-based trade union GMB is organizing a protest against Amazon for what it calls “inhuman” conditions for warehouse workers. Amazon has been under a microscope recently as it gets ready to bring 25,000 jobs to each of two new “headquarters” locations in New York and Arlington, [...]

November 24, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Amazon warehouse workers in Europe protest on Black Friday, calling working conditions ‘inhuman’

Amazon unveils plans for grocery shop with no checkouts

Amazon unveils plans for grocery shop with no checkouts

Amazon has revealed plans for a grocery shop without a checkout process, where customers will instead pay for the goods they have selected via an app. The Just Walk Out shopping experience uses the same types of technologies found in self-driving cars. The system detects when items are taken or returned to shelves and tracks [...]

December 5, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Amazon unveils plans for grocery shop with no checkouts

Ongoing cyber attack hits Twitter, Amazon, other top websites (Update)

Ongoing cyber attack hits Twitter, Amazon, other top websites (Update)

Major internet services including Twitter, Spotify and Amazon suffered service interruptions and outages on Friday as a US internet provider came under sustained cyber attack. The internet service company Dyn, which routes and manages internet traffic, said that it had suffered a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on its domain name service shortly after [...]

October 24, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Ongoing cyber attack hits Twitter, Amazon, other top websites (Update)

Amazon orders docu-series ‘American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story’

Amazon orders docu-series ‘American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story’

Amazon says it has ordered 13 episodes of a new docu-series called American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story. The program combines archival footage, interviews and cinematic reenactments to tell the story of Playboy magazine’s founder, who is now 90. It will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Amazon orders docu-series ‘American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story’

How Greg Mercer Started An Amazon Business That Raised $18k For Charity

How Greg Mercer Started An Amazon Business That Raised $18k For Charity

In today’s world, filled with internet entrepreneurs and experts vying for attention in a cluttered online space, there is a prevailing trend of each person speaking louder than the next. The resulting cacophony is enough to leave anyone confused and disheartened. Greg Mercer and his team Greg Mercer and his team However, Greg Mercer , [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on How Greg Mercer Started An Amazon Business That Raised $18k For Charity

Amazon partners with British government for delivery drones

Amazon partners with British government for delivery drones

Amazon announced Monday a new partnership with the British government to begin the development of a drone delivery system of parcels, the company said in a statement. Support for the development of drone delivery has come from Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority, allowing the online retailer to experiment with drone usage “beyond the line of sight” [...]

August 3, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Amazon partners with British government for delivery drones

Amazon Latest to Offer Teachers Access to Open Educational Resources

Amazon Latest to Offer Teachers Access to Open Educational Resources

A recent study found that three out of four teachers are using open educational resources these days, which is thanks in part to both easy access and widespread encouragement. Last year, the Department of Education began its #GoOpen campaign, a campaign that encourages schools to try out OERs and provides resources on how to best [...]

July 17, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Amazon Latest to Offer Teachers Access to Open Educational Resources

Employees steal mobiles worth over Rs 10 lakh from Amazon godown

Employees steal mobiles worth over Rs 10 lakh from Amazon godown

Mobile handsets worth about Rs 10.37 lakh were allegedly stolen from the godown of an e-commerce company by its employees in Thane, police said on Wednesday. According to a police complaint lodged by Amazon, on May 22, a total of 17 mobile handsets were stolen by five contractual employees from the storehouse, Padgha police station [...]

June 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Employees steal mobiles worth over Rs 10 lakh from Amazon godown

Amazon profit crushes estimates as cloud-service sales soars

Amazon profit crushes estimates as cloud-service sales soars

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Thursday suggested earnings and sales that blew past analysts’expectations, sending its stocks hovering in after-hours buying and selling and demonstrating thedeveloping marketplace energy of its center retail enterprise and new cloud offerings department. The consequences draw a sharp assessment to the disappointing fourth zone Amazon mentioned in January, which renewed issues [...]

April 29, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Amazon profit crushes estimates as cloud-service sales soars

‘Amazon Tatkal to help people sell products online’

‘Amazon Tatkal to help people sell products online’

COIMBATORE: E-commerce major Amazon’s studio-on-wheels service, Tatkal, would enable hundreds of sellers sell products online and experience the benefits of launching an online business, a top official of the company has said. Stationed in the city for two days, Amazon Tatkal, which was recently launched, will engage with entrepreneurs, artisans, manufacturers and sellers to help [...]

March 16, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on ‘Amazon Tatkal to help people sell products online’