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Amazon closes some warehouses in Florida as Hurricane Ian approaches

Packages move along a conveyor at an Amazon fulfillment center on Cyber Monday in Robbinsville, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon is temporarily closing warehouses in parts of Florida as Hurricane Ian churns toward the state. The company on Tuesday …

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How Bryan Lourd became one of the most powerful people in Hollywood

Bryan Lourd speaks onstage during the Lincoln Center American Songbook Gala honoring Bonnie Hammer at Broadway Theatre on January 29, 2020 in New York City. Slaven Vlasic | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images After shocking the corporate world last year with the news Discovery Communications would merge with WarnerMedia, …

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Amazon’s second Prime Day sale will take place Oct. 11-12

Workers retrieve boxes at an Amazon fulfillment center on Prime Day in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S., on Monday, June 21, 2021. Rachel Jessen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon is hosting another Prime Day-like deal bonanza next month, marking the first time it will hold two such events in the …

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Tech stocks worst two-week stretch since the start of pandemic

Pedestrians pass by the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images What started off as a third-quarter rebound has turned into a flop for tech investors. The Nasdaq tumbled 5.1% this week after losing 5.5% the prior week. That marks the worst two-week stretch for the …

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Alibaba pledges $1 billion to cloud computing customers to reignite growth

Alibaba has faced growth challenges amid regulatory tightening on China’s domestic technology sector and a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. But analysts think the e-commerce giant’s growth could pick up through the rest of 2022. Kuang Da | Jiemian News | VCG | Getty Images Alibaba said it will …

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Amazon can’t keep Jassy, Bezos from testifying in FTC Prime probe

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos arrives for his meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the UK diplomatic residence on September 20, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images News | Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission late Wednesday rejected Amazon’s bid to exclude CEO Andy …

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UK’s Ofcom probes Amazon, Microsoft and Google over cloud dominance

The probe will focus on so-called “hyperscalers” like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, which let businesses access computing power and data storage from remote servers. Chesnot | Getty Images British media regulator Ofcom is investigating Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s tight grip on the cloud computing industry. In the coming …

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Amazon introduces new Fire tablets starting at $99

Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet. Amazon Amazon announced the latest versions of its Fire 8 tablets Wednesday. The four new models include the Fire HD 8 at $99, the Fire HD 8 Plus at $120, the Fire HD 8 Kids and the Fire HD 8 Kids for $150. The Fire …

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Spotify announces launch of audiobooks for U.S. listeners

The Spotify logo on a smartphone arranged in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Spotify users in the U.S. will now be able to purchase and listen to more than 300,000 different audiobook titles, the company announced Tuesday. The …

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Amazon says ‘Thursday Night Football’ NFL stream draws record Prime signups

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Gerald Everett (7) during a 26-yard reception in the fourth quarter of an NFL game between the Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs on September 15, 2022 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. Scott Winters | Icon Sportswire | Getty …

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