Amazon facing antitrust probe over its marketplace, report says

[ad_1] Amazon is reportedly facing a potential investigation of its marketplace by antitrust officials examining whether it’s using its influence to hurt competition. According to Bloomberg, investigators with the Federal Trade Commission have started interviewing small businesses about how much revenue they make on Amazon versus other online marketplaces like Walmart or eBay. Citing three […]

Amazon bets big on India with mega-office

[ad_1] Amazon’s new Indian headquarters opens as it makes a push into the vast market of 1.3 billion people, but where is faces stiff competition With 49 elevators moving a floor per second and zumba classes for its more than 15,000 employees, Amazon’s new Indian headquarters, its biggest building globally, matches its ambitions in a […]

Simulating quantum many-body systems on Amazon Web Services

[ad_1] September 6, 2019 feature (a) The matrix-product state decomposition of a tensor A of order N. (b) The rectangular lattice decomposition of a tensor A of order N = Nh Nw. Credit: Reyes, Mucciolo & Marinescu. Quantum many-body systems (QMBs), which are physical systems made up of multiple interacting particles, are among the most […]

5 VPN services that let you watch Amazon Prime Video

[ad_1] Amazon Prime Video is one of the best video streaming services you can use. Though it is available in many countries, one downside of the service is that it isn’t accessible everywhere. That means if you are an Amazon Prime subscriber traveling in an unsupported country you won’t be able to access the video […]

US senators press Amazon CEO Bezos for answers on product safety

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Three Democratic senators asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday to explain what the company is doing to prevent third-party sellers from selling dangerous, illegal and misleading products on its platform, and called on him to undertake “a sweeping internal investigation of your enforcement and consumer-safety policies.” “Unquestionably, Amazon is […]

Amazon found selling unlicensed cell signal boosters

[ad_1] All of the six vendors spotted in the investigation appeared to be located in China with few if any contact details, and were using bogus reviews to give the appearance of popularity. An Amazon spokesperson said that selling partners had to “comply with all relevant laws and regulations” when listing goods for sale, and […]

Unlicensed signal boosters get a boost from Amazon

[ad_1] Enlarge / You really can find anything in a stock image library: “Antennas of mobile cellular systems with Wi-Fi hot spot repeater and blue sky.” Just_One_Pic / Getty Images Cell phone signal boosters are powerful devices. Installed in a home or office, they can potentially amplify one signal bar into five. In rural areas […]

Amazon grabs a piece of the Yankees network in a $3.47 billion deal

[ad_1] “The new strategic partnership leverages the expertise and market reach of three highly successful companies – Yankee Global Enterprises, one of the world’s leading sports brands; Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company and leading provider of local sports and news; and Amazon, the innovative, multinational technology company,” stated the press release. The three […]

400 US police agencies partner with Amazon on smart doorbell

[ad_1] Amazon’s smart doorbell Ring, which includes a video camera, is being promoted by US police departments as part of crime prevention efforts, while civil liberties activists warn of expanded surveillance Amazon said Wednesday more than 400 US police departments had joined its “Ring Neighbors” network, a program aimed at curbing crime using video from […]

Tesla's solar panels reportedly caught fire at an Amazon warehouse

[ad_1] The incident reportedly happened back in June 2018, but the e-commerce giant just came out with the information. Bloomberg says Amazon told the publication via email that it has taken steps to protect its facilities and will no longer install any more Tesla systems going forward. We’ve reached out to both companies to confirm […]