Amazon hit with $25M fine for violating child privacy with Alexa voice assistant
The FTC commissioner said in a statement that “when parents asked Amazon to delete their kids’ Alexa voice data, the company did not delete all of it."
Arlington County to use Amazon AI for non-emergency calls
The next time you call the non-emergency number in Arlington County, it will not be a human that takes your call.
Amazon bringing age verification for alcohol purchases to Amazon One palm recognition technology
Amazon's new technology allows users to prove they're above the legal drinking age without showing a physical ID to buy alcohol.
Amazon's HQ2 opens in National Landing
Five years after it was first announced, Amazon’s HQ2 opened its doors Monday for the first time.
Amazon to increase delivery speed while cutting costs
Amazon.com has overhauled its logistics network in an attempt to reduce how far packages have to travel in an attempt to speed deliveries.
Suspect who stole Amazon delivery van in Sterling wanted by police
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man they say stole an Amazon delivery van last week.
Amazon axes 'Halo' fitness program: How to get a refund
Amazon said the Halo devices and app will no longer work after August 1.
Amazon Prime’s new ‘dialogue boost’ makes it easier to hear what’s being said on your TV
Ever wish you could turn up the TV – but only turn up the volume of what people are saying?
Amazon reportedly considering purchase of AMC Entertainment
Amazon's reported interest in AMC is preliminary, and no offers have been made to acquire the distressed movie theater chain.
Amazon driver seen delivering package during reported armed police standoff
In a statement, Amazon said it prioritizes the safety of its drivers and was “looking into the specific circumstances” of the now-viral TikTok video.
Amazon to cut 9,000 more jobs amid 'uncertain economy'
Amazon announced Monday that it plans to cut an additional 9,000 roles within the next few weeks amid the uncertain economic environment.
Amazon Go stores to close in cities coast to coast
Amazon is permanently closing some Amazon Go stores in Seattle, San Francisco and New York City, April 1, but new stores are opening as well.
Amazon delays construction on second phase of HQ2 in Arlington
Amazon is pausing construction of its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia following the biggest round of layoffs in the company’s history and shifting landscape of remote work.
Video shows Amazon delivery driver hitting, killing dog at Maryland home
A Maryland family is mourning the loss of their pet after an Amazon delivery driver was seen hitting and killing the family dog. Amazon's initial response was offering a $5 coupon and a free wind chime.
Amazon donates over 1,400 cases of water to residents of East Palestine, Ohio
More than 30 Amazon employees from its Pittsburgh and Cleveland sites volunteered to help bring water in the aftermath of the Ohio train derailment.
Amazon launches subscription prescription drug service
Amazon says RxPass is a subscription service for customers who have Prime memberships. Consumers will pay $5 a month to fill as many prescriptions as they need from a list of 50 generic medications.
Amazon shutting down AmazonSmile charity program amid wider cost-cutting moves
The program will end on February 20, and it allowed Amazon to donate a small percentage of eligible purchases to a charity selected by customers.
Amazon begins cutting 18,000 workers in its biggest layoffs ever
Amazon's layoffs are just a fraction of its 1.5M global workforce.
Amazon to cut 18,000 jobs, largest amount of layoffs in company's history
The majority of job cuts will mostly impact the company's brick-and-mortar stores, which include Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go.
Amazon extends its $5 'thank my driver' program after 'extraordinary' participation
The “thank my driver” program allows customers to use Alexa-enabled devices and Amazon’s mobile app to tip their most recent delivery driver.