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Amazon's Bezos unveils $2bn philanthropic fund

Amazon's Bezos unveils $2bn philanthropic fund

The world's richest individual made the announcement on Twitter a year after asking for ideas on how he could use his personal fortune -- now estimated at some $163bn -- for charitable efforts.

Amazon tops $1 trillion in stock market value

Amazon tops $1 trillion in stock market value

The Amazon landmark comes about a month after Apple hit the $1 trillion level.

Amazon to buy PillPack in potentially disruptive drug retail push

Amazon to buy PillPack in potentially disruptive drug retail push

Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it would buy small online pharmacy PillPack, a move that will put the world's biggest retailer in direct competition with drugstore chains, drug distributors and pharmacy benefit managers.

Amazon, Alibaba to withdraw dangerous products more quickly: EU

Amazon, Alibaba to withdraw dangerous products more quickly: EU

Four e-commerce giants, including Amazon and Alibaba, pledged Monday to withdraw dangerous products more quickly from the market, the European Commission said.

EU strikes deal forcing Netflix, Amazon to fund European content

EU strikes deal forcing Netflix, Amazon to fund European content

EU lawmakers and member states on Thursday struck a preliminary deal that will allow countries to force online streaming services including Netflix and Amazon's video service ...

Fired FBI chief Comey's book soars to top of Amazon lists

Fired FBI chief Comey's book soars to top of Amazon lists

Former FBI director James Comey's forthcoming book has shot to the top of Amazon's rankings, helped by President Donald Trump's repeated attacks.

Amazon to open first cashierless shop to public on Monday

Amazon to open first cashierless shop to public on Monday

Online giant Amazon on Monday plans to open a convenience store in Seattle where hungry customers will be able to grab sandwiches and go, without having to wait in line or use a checkout.

Online giant Amazon goes live in Australia

Online giant Amazon goes live in Australia

The company was already selling one category of its retail goods, including Kindle e-reader devices and audio books, from its Australian website and conducted a soft launch in Australia late last month.

Amazon launches fresh grocery service in German cities

Amazon launches fresh grocery service in German cities

Amazon launched deliveries of fresh groceries in Berlin and neighbouring Potsdam on Thursday for members of its Prime subscription service, a move that could accelerate online sales of food in Germany.

Amazon to buy largest Mideast e-retailer Souq.com

Amazon to buy largest Mideast e-retailer Souq.com

Amazon will acquire the Middle East's largest online retailer Souq.com, the two companies said in a statement on Tuesday without disclosing the value of the deal.

Amazon's Gandhi flip-flops spark anger in India

Amazon's Gandhi flip-flops spark anger in India

Flip-flops bearing the face of India's independence icon Mahatma Gandhi for sale on Amazon triggered fresh outrage Sunday, days after the e-retail giant was forced to stop selling Indian flag doormats.

Amazon stops India flag doormat sales after visa threat

Amazon stops India flag doormat sales after visa threat

Retail giant Amazon removed Indian flag-themed doormats from its website on Thursday after a government warning and widespread uproar in the country.