Michelle Obama's 'Becoming'
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January 16, 2019 - 10:47 am
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business (CNN) -- "Becoming" by Michelle Obama is not just one of the best-selling books of the past year — it is one of the hottest titles of the decade. The inspirational memoir by the former first lady has been on sale for more than two months, yet it is still No. 1 on...
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Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos
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January 09, 2019 - 10:46 am
By Seth Fiegerman, CNN Business (CNN) -- The world's richest couple is splitting up. Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are getting a divorce after 25 years of marriage, according to a joint statement put out Wednesday on the Amazon CEO's Twitter account. — Jeff Bezos (@...
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A diaper sensor made by Samsung spinoff Monit will alert parents' or caregivers' phones when it's time for a change — no more smell test.
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Ian Bush
January 08, 2019 - 4:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (KYW Newsradio) — More than 118 million smart speakers reside in homes across the country, according to a new Edison Research report . And if the annual CES tech show in Las Vegas is any indication, we could even see their use explode — well, in the commode, because Amazon's digital...
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January 08, 2019 - 11:12 am
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) -- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been the wealthiest person on the planet for more than a year. Now, Amazon is the most valuable company in the world. It passed Microsoft (MSFT) Monday to take over the top spot. Amazon's stock rallied another 1% Tuesday and the...
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FILE - This Oct. 23, 2018, file photo shows an Amazon logo atop the Amazon Treasure Truck The Park DTLA office complex in downtown Los Angeles.
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January 07, 2019 - 8:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S. as a see-sawing stock market continues to reshuffle corporate America's pecking order. The shift occurred Monday after Amazon's shares rose 3 percent to close at $1,629.51 and lifted the e-...
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Amazon and Walmart want to transform e-commerce in India
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December 27, 2018 - 9:42 am
By Swati Gupta, CNN Business (CNN) -- Amazon and Walmart face new rules in India that could prevent them from using their industry expertise and massive size to drive down prices. Restrictions unveiled by the Indian government on Wednesday ban foreign e-commerce companies from offering their...
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Prime Air
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December 21, 2018 - 11:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is expanding its airplane fleet, diminishing further its reliance on major delivery services like UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service. The company said Friday it will lease 10 Boeing 767s planes, bringing its total fleet to 50 with the goal of getting orders to people...
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Facebook is taking action in the wake of the Russia investigation
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December 19, 2018 - 7:29 am
By Rob McLean and Heather Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) -- Facebook offered more of its users' data to companies including Microsoft and Amazon than it has admitted, according to a new report by The New York Times. The Times reported late Tuesday that it obtained internal Facebook (FB) documents that...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, a sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York.
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December 09, 2018 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can't-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get an economic engine expected to generate $27 billion in new tax money over a quarter-century. "This is a big...
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Amazon Fulfillment Center
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December 05, 2018 - 1:59 pm
By Evan Simko-Bednarski and Richard Davis, CNN (CNN) -- Bear repellent sent two dozen workers at an Amazon fulfillment center in New Jersey to hospitals on Wednesday after a machine punctured an aerosol canister of the spray, causing it to discharge toxic fumes inside the building, a town spokesman...
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