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Amazon debuts home insurance store in the UK

The Amazon logo displayed on a smartphone and a PC screen. Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket via Getty Images LONDON — Amazon will start selling home insurance in the U.K. through partnerships with three local insurers, further expanding the e-commerce titan’s push into financial services. The company announced Wednesday it is …

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NFL Black Friday game coming to Amazon in 2023

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) runs the ball in for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium, Oct. 2, 2022. Kim Klement | USA Today Sports | Reuters Amazon will stream the first ever Black Friday NFL game in …

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Amazon workers in Albany vote against unionization

Amazon workers arrive with paperwork to unionize at the NLRB office in Brooklyn, New York, October 25, 2021. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters Employees at an Amazon warehouse near Albany overwhelmingly rejected a unionization effort on Tuesday, delivering a blow to an upstart labor union seeking to organize workers at the …

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Kanye West agrees to buy Parler, company says

Kanye West arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Evan Agostini | Invision | AP Kanye West, the superstar rapper who has made several inflammatory and antisemitic comments in recent weeks, has agreed in principle to buy conservative social media platform Parler, …

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Amazon shoppers shrug off second Prime Day sale

A worker delivers Amazon packages in San Francisco, California, US, on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale is on through Oct. 12 to boost sales among cost-conscious consumers who are expected to start their holiday shopping even earlier this year. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon …

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Even as inflation bites, consumers are still turning to Amazon

A spate of fresh data this week showed consumers are feeling the sting from high inflation. While that likely means more pain for retail stocks, new Wall Street research suggests club holding Amazon (AMZN) is consumers’ most preferred online shopping platform, buttressing the Club’s long-term belief in the e-commerce giant. …

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NFL and Apple are at odds in Sunday Ticket negotiations

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) is sacked by Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Drue Tranquill (49) in the first quarter at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, in Kansas City, Missouri. Tammy Ljungblad | Tribune News Service | Getty Images The National Football League season is heading into …

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Viasat takeover of UK rival Inmarsat faces in-depth competition probe

The offices of satellite operator Inmarsat in central London. Leon Neal | AFP | Getty Images The U.K.’s competition regulator launched an in-depth probe into American satellite internet company Viasat’s $7.3 billion deal to buy British rival Inmarsat. The Competition and Markets Authority on Friday referred the takeover for a …

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Amazon executives overseeing Alexa, hardware group depart the company

Amazon Echo Dot speaker CNBC | Richard Washington Amazon has lost two high-profile executives who helped oversee the company’s hardware efforts. Gregg Zehr, president of Amazon’s hardware research and development group, known as Lab126, has retired, the company confirmed to CNBC. Zehr is credited with inventing the hugely successful Kindle …

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Microsoft GitHub relying more on Azure cloud services: Scott Guthrie

Microsoft has been making its GitHub subsidiary more dependent on the company’s own Azure public cloud. That lines up with Microsoft’s desire to increase the use of Azure, whose revenue was growing 40% in the second quarter, faster than any other major product category the company discloses every three months. …

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