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Beware of Big Business bearing gifts

Large corporates whose business has thrived because of inequalities, could be hijacking the anti-racist movement by offering money and not tangible changes

Hundreds of Amazon employees criticise firm’s climate stance

Hundreds of Amazon employees Sunday openly criticised the online retail giant's environmental record, in violation of the company's communications policy. More than 300 signed a...

Plutocrats in high orbit: Whether Musk or Bezos win the space race, we all lose

A new space race is being led by two notoriously greedy, egomaniacal billionaires. They’d do better to focus their attention and resources on Earth

Mueller report tops Amazon bestseller charts

Paperback versions of the Mueller report figure in the number one, two and five spots on Amazon US's list of bestsellers

Hundreds of cities bid to become home to second Amazon HQ

Amazon said this week it had received 238 pitches from places across North America vying to be home to its second headquarters.

Amazon: Fire Phone or fire sale?

Despite the launch of its new smartphone, Amazon should not be compared to Apple or Samsung.

Amazon drones and the rise of robotic air travel

Even if Amazon's drone delivery service does not succeed, the idea it embodies is too powerful to suppress, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Amazon founder Bezos buys the Washington Post

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's offer of $250-million to buy the Washington Post newspaper has been accepted by the Graham family.

Amazon: A day late and a billion dollars short

Amazon is subsidising its devices, but we should be thankful for thinkers like Jeff Bezos - they move the world forward, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Amazon kindles its own fire

At $199, the wireless media player/book reader/web browser/geegaw will be the cheapest of its kind when it is released.

Kindle e-reader cheaper with on-screen ads

Online retail powerhouse Amazon on Monday introduced a cut-price version of its Kindle electronic reader that features on-screen ads.

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