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Amazon – New York out as HQ2 site. Northern Virginia gets...

New York site out as co-HQ2 home (AP-Photo) NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon abruptly abandoned plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York...

Democracy Dies In Amazon’s Warehouses

In the case of WaPo’s coverage, there exists one growing controversy that has remained conspicuously uncovered: the conditions of Amazon’s workplace.

Amazon Urged Not To Sell Facial Recognition Tool To Police

Amazon's decision to market a powerful face recognition tool to police is alarming privacy advocates, who say the tech giant's reach could vastly accelerate a dystopian future in which camera-equipped officers can identify and track people in real time, whether they're involved in crimes or not.

Miami Makes The Cut As Amazon World Headquarters Hunt Continues

Today the great Amazon headquarters race for 2019 has been cut down from over 238 cities to just 20 and Miami is still in the running. Joining Miami in the hunt are Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Montgomery County, Maryland, Nashville, Northern Virginia, Newark, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Toronto and Washington, D.C.

Halloween films are streaming some quality stuff this weekend

We are have arrived at Halloween weekend and there are plenty of great films to stream no matter what type of movie scares you. One of the best options is the free TV streaming service Tubi TV where they are offering over 600 films that make up their impressive list for HorrorFest that is underway and will be running through midnight on Halloween.

Stream On – It was ladies night at the 69th Primetime...

0 Women ruled the Emmy Awards with Hulu pulling the big upset with The Handmaid's Tale It was a big night for HBO, Hulu, and NBC...

Stream On! Amazon – NFL TV deal will feature the Bucs...

The Bucs game with New England and the Dolphins showdown with the Ravens will part of the new streaming video deal between the NFL and Amazon. Amazon Prime Video has released the schedule for the 11 NFL games (10 Thursday night matchups and one on Christmas Day) that it will be live streaming for its subscribers this season.

Steam On! Netflix nails a staggering 91 2017 Emmy nominations

If anyone ever doubted that streaming video services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu were passing fads they would be wrong in a big way. This week the 2017 Emmy nominations came in and it was a great day to be HBO who got 111 nominations and Netflix who clocked in with 91 chances at the golden statue.

Amazon deal for Whole Foods could bring retail experiments in Florida

Online retail giant Amazon is making a bold expansion into physical stores with a $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods, setting the stage for radical retail experiments that could revolutionize how people buy groceries and everything else. Amazon could try to use automation and data analysis to draw more customers to stores while helping Whole Foods cut costs and perhaps prices. Meanwhile, the more than 460 Whole Foods stores in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. could be turned into distribution hubs — not just for delivering groceries but as pickup centers for online orders.

Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a stunning move into brick-and-mortar retail that sets the stage for more radical store experimentation and intensified competition with grocery rivals. The deal unites the online juggernaut with the grocery store chain that fell behind as the organic and natural foods it helped popularize expanded to more locations and shoppers found “good enough” alternatives.