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  • Amazon, eBay, Etsy to remove Confederate flag merchandise

    Amazon, eBay and Etsy have joined big retailers in removing Confederate flags and related items from their sites, in moves responding to increased vitriol over the symbol after a shooting last week at an African-American church in South Carolina.

    Written by Zach Miners24 June 15 06:28
  • Amazon to call on US Congress for fewer drone restrictions

    Amazon on Wednesday will call on the U.S. Congress to embrace automated drone flights and come up with a set of simple, nationwide regulations that will allow its proposed Prime Air service to get off the ground.

    Written by Martyn Williams17 June 15 09:04
  • Amazon debuts bottomless storage plans for photos, data

    If you've got tons of digital photos and music that are a headache to back up, Amazon wants to interest you in two new storage services designed to ease home backups and archiving.

    Written by Joab Jackson27 March 15 03:56
  • Amazon blasts FAA on drone approvals, regulations

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is taking too long to approve drone tests and isn't looking far enough into the future as it prepares rules for commercial drone flight, an Amazon executive told lawmakers on Tuesday.

    Written by Martyn Williams25 March 15 07:44
  • Top enterprise IT companies where people want to work

    Poachable, a Seattle startup that specialises in connecting passive job-seekers with companies looking to hire, says enterprise network and IT companies such as Microsoft, IBM and Cisco are among the most desirable places to work. But largely consumer-focused companies, like Google, Apple and Amazon, are even more attractive.

    Written by Bob Brown23 March 15 21:42
  • Amazon gets US FAA approval for drone delivery tests

    Amazon's plans for a drone delivery service took a big step forward Thursday when the Federal Aviation Administration gave the company permission to begin flight tests.

    Written by Martyn Williams20 March 15 09:05