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A customer rating for a product for sale on Amazon.com is displayed on a computer screen on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, in New York.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
WRVA News
December 16, 2019 - 12:54 pm
By JOSEPH PISANI and ANICK JESDANUN AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — There are lots of bargains online during the holidays, but also plenty of ways to get scammed, even at established outlets like Amazon. How can you be sure you're reading a legitimate review, not one coming from a company...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14 file photo people stand in the lobby for Amazon offices in New York. Amazon says President Trump's “improper pressure" harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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December 09, 2019 - 4:48 pm
By MATT O'BRIEN and JOSEPH PISANI Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract. The Pentagon awarded the cloud computing contract to Microsoft in October. Amazon argues in a lawsuit unsealed...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo people stand in the lobby for Amazon offices in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
WRVA News
December 09, 2019 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract. The Pentagon awarded the cloud computing contract to Microsoft in October. Amazon argues in a lawsuit unsealed Monday the decision...
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Jeff Katz
December 02, 2019 - 3:25 pm
In a move that has sparked outrage and confusion, Amazon began selling Christmas and bottle openers that picture the infamous Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. Among the products being offered are star and heart-shaped ornaments that picture the gateway and interior to the camp. To make matters...
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October 18, 2019 - 6:06 pm
By RACHEL LERMAN AP Technology Writer A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers' Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town. Wing, which is owned by Google parent Alphabet, received federal approval earlier this year to make commercial deliveries...
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September 17, 2019 - 5:51 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Profit at FedEx fell 11% in its fiscal first quarter, as the package delivery company was buffeted by slower economic growth and the loss of business from retail giant Amazon. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations, and the company lowered its forecast of earnings...
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September 10, 2019 - 4:51 pm
By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is going on a hiring spree. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next year, a 5% bump in its total workforce. Amazon is looking for all kinds of workers,...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is apologizing for a "technical error" which led to some copies of Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments," the year's most anticipated novel, being "inadvertently" sent early. The online giant issued a statement Thursday saying that a "small number" of customers received...
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August 27, 2019 - 5:52 pm
By LUIS ANDRES HENAO and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Acrimony between Brazil and European countries seeking to help fight Amazon fires deepened on Tuesday, jeopardizing hopes of global unity over how to protect a region seen as vital to the health of the planet...
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August 07, 2019 - 2:38 pm
By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx will no longer make ground deliveries for Amazon as the online shopping giant builds its own fleet and becomes more of a threat to delivery companies. The announcement Wednesday comes two months after FedEx already terminated its air delivery...
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