Amazon investigates claims staff are leaking data for bribes

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Employees are offering confidential information to sellers, according to report Amazon is investigating claims that employees have taken bribes for leaking confidential sales information, particularly in China, as it the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sellers, brokers and people familiar with internal investigations. The practice violates company policy and is common in China, where the […]

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Heres Why Trump Went Postal on Amazon

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The Amazon blame game took another turn on Thursday, when President Donald Trump spun the wheel back around to the U.S. Postal Service.  Source: U.S. Postal Service U.S. mail is also required to cover every American, employing carriers who roam neighborhoods six days a week (or seven, if Amazon has a package ready). The Postal Service has […]

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JPMorgan Brings Amazons Alexa to Wall Street Trading Floors

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Voice-activated assistant can now send reports from analysts Other firms such as New York Life using it to help employees asked the bank to compete in creating new products including a small-business credit card for its customers. The companies are also collaborating on a health-care venture.

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Lily raises $2M from NEA and others for a personal stylist service that considers feelings, not just fit

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One of the reasons recently IPO’d Stitch Fix became so popular among female shoppers is because of how it pairs the convenience of home try-on for clothing and accessories with a personal styling service that adapts to your tastes over time. But often, personal stylists bring their own subjective takes on fashion to their customers. […]

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Apple removes VPN apps from the App Store in China

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The Chinese governments crackdown on the internet continues with the news that Apple has removed all major VPN apps, which help internet users overcome the countrys censorship system, from the App Store in China. The move was first noted by ExpressVPN, a provider based outside of China,which said in a blog post all major VPN […]

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Amazon launches Spark, a shoppable feed of stories and photos aimed at Prime members

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Amazon today is launching Amazon Spark, a new feature aimed at improving product discovery, which is seemingly inspired by Instagram and its use of shoppable photos. Similarly, Amazon Spark users are encouraged to post stories, ideas and images of products they love, which others can react to with comments and smiles Amazons own version of […]

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