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Amazon Opens Cashier-Free Supermarket in Seattle, WA

(RTÉ News) –  Amazon has unveiled a new kind of retail store, with no cashiers. Customers at the concept store in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle, Washington, can fill their shopping

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Tech Industry’s Legal Shield is Feeling the Heat

By Dan Levine and Kristina Cooke SAN FRANCISCO(Reuters) – When San Francisco passed an ordinance this year imposing fines on home rental companies for listings by hosts not registered with

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Amazon Gets Permission from UK to Explore Drone Deliveries

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has entered into a partnership with the British government to speed up the process for allowing small drones to makes deliveries. The

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Britain’s Sainsbury’s Trials Similar Concept to Amazon’s Prime Now

LONDON (Reuters) – Sainsbury’s, Britain’s second largest supermarket group, is trialing a one hour home delivery service that is similar in concept to Amazon’s ‘Prime Now’, it said on Friday.

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Amazon UK Says No Brexit Hit to Sales So Far

By James Davey LONDON (Reuters) – Amazon has not seen a British sales dip since the vote to leave the European Union, its new UK boss said on Wednesday, after

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Behind Those Amazon Prime Boxes, a Bull Market in Warehouses

By David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) – With Amazon and other e-commerce sites continuing to take market share from malls and other physical retailers, U.S. mutual fund managers are upping

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Amazon is Preparing to Launch Streaming Music Service

By Julia Love SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is preparing to launch a standalone music streaming subscription service, placing it squarely in competition with rival offerings from Apple Inc

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Blue Origin Partners with NASA to Transport New Technologies to Space

(THE VERGE) – Private spaceflight company Blue Origin, helmed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is partnering with NASA to help transport new technologies to the edge of space. These payloads

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Trump Says Amazon.com Has ‘A Huge Antitrust Problem’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday that Amazon.com, the world’s biggest online retailer, has “a huge antitrust problem.” In an interview on Fox News,

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Amazon Takes Aim at YouTube with New Video Service

By Narottam Medhora and Anya George Tharakan (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> launched a service on Tuesday that allows users to post videos and earn royalties from them, setting up

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