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From making cars talk using Alexa’s voice to managing data from factories full of robots, Amazon wants a big piece of the action in transportation, and this week at CES, the world’s biggest tech show, will unveil more about its strategy to achieve that goal.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
Amazon has removed “Christmas ornaments” and other merchandise bearing the images of the Auschwitz death camp that had been available on its online site.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
Though positive incentives to encourage compliance would be preferable, Brazil’s government is showing that there must be sticks where carrots are not enough, writes
Mon, 16 Sep, 2019
Fires are still breaking out in Brazil’s Amazon and Cerrado regions.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
New satellite images published by the European Space Agency show an increase in air pollution in the Brazilian Amazon as fires burned in the region last month.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
The G7 have offered aid to Brazil to combat fires in the ‘lungs of the earth’ and this has been a year of increased consciousness of the climate crisis, writes
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
The 70,000 fires this year have been set to clear land for grazing and for crops, but destroying ‘the lungs of the planet’ will hasten the climate change catastrophe, says Catherine Wylie Raging fires in the Amazon rainforest — the forests are known as ‘the lungs of the planet’ — have sparked global concerns.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
Whether international pressure or a parent’s conscience is enough to convince Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro to try to curtail Amazon fires is a moot point.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
What is causing the Amazon fires, why are they so damaging, and how can we stop them?, ask Jos Barlow,and Alexander C. Lees,
Sun, 25 Aug, 2019
The Echo Show 5 is the latest smart speaker to be added to the Amazon Echo device lineup.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
Amazon struck a deal with Germany and Austria to shut down competition probes into how it handles other merchants on its site, just as it faces a bigger EU investigation into its use of sellers’ data.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019
Pre-tax profits at the main Irish arm of online retail giant Amazon increased by 30.5% to €39.46m last year, as revenues also soared.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
The French government has unveiled plans to slap a 3% tax on the French revenues of internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shoppers' doorsteps, has announced plans to make half of all its shipments carbon neutral by 2030.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
Amazon’s decision to ditch its plans for a New York headquarters doesn’t augur well for governments and corporations intent on using taxpayer money to fund job-creation schemes.
Sat, 16 Feb, 2019
looks at how Santa Claus has helped Amazon Echo Plus take centre stage in people’s homes.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2019
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has announced that he and wife MacKenzie are to divorce after 25 years of marriage.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2019
While social media firms inspire both hope and fear in the public consciousness, one thing is clear: They now guard the door to the modern economy, writes
Fri, 04 Jan, 2019
Shares in UK supermarket chain Morrisons jumped as much as 2.9% on rumours that the it could be the subject of a takeover approach by US online retail giant Amazon.com.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority over the US e-commerce giant’s dual role as a retailer and a marketplace.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
Amazon has revealed a technical error has caused customer names and email addresses to be disclosed on its website.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018
IBM’s €29bn purchase of Red Hat, the world’s second-largest technology deal ever, is aimed at catapulting the company into the ranks of the top cloud software competitors.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018
With a prize of 1.3bn customers, the battle to convert consumers to online is hotting up, say
Sat, 27 Oct, 2018
attended the world premiere of a major fly-on-the-wall documentary series on Manchester City
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018
Amazon has said it will add 1,000 jobs in Dublin over the next two years, after opening a 170,000sq ft building in the city centre.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
The tech giant is opening a new HQ for its cloud computing business, Amazon Web Services, on Burlington Road.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
Now available in Ireland, the Amazon Echo range of smart speakers have some new skills designed for children that combine learning in a fun way, bringing iconic brands to Alexa alongside some of the current favourite characters — Lego Duplo Stories: This skill provides an interactive storytelling experience that combines physical play with Alexa.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
Famous for the Apple and Ireland tax ruling, Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition boss, is tipped to be Commission head, says.
Tue, 08 May, 2018
Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos said the e-commerce giant has exceeded 100 million paid Prime subscribers and will continue to invest to meet “ever-rising” customer expectations.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2018