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Critical tech policy issues likely tabled as Congress heads for recess

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at the start of a discussion with historians on how to “establish and preserve the narrative of January 6th” on the one-year anniversary of the attack on the Capitol in Washington, January 6, 2022. Al Drago | …

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Tech companies, banks overstaffed while airlines, hotels need workers

JetBlue Airways passengers in a crowded terminal on April 7, 2022 in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Robert Nickelsberg | Getty Images News | Getty Images It wasn’t long ago that Amazon, Shopify and Peloton doubled their workforces to manage through the pandemic surge, while Morgan …

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Amazon says carbon emissions increased 18% in 2021

Amazon vans line up at a distribution center to pick up packages for delivery on Amazon Prime Day in Orlando, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images Amazon’s carbon emissions jumped 18% last year, as the company reckoned with a pandemic-driven surge in e-commerce and grew its business to …

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Amazon launches same-day delivery from some brick-and-mortar retail brands

An Amazon delivery worker pulls a delivery cart full of packages during its annual Prime Day promotion in New York City, June 21, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Amazon said Monday it’s adding a handful of brick-and-mortar retail brands to its same-day delivery offering for Prime members. To start, Amazon …

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Amazon says consumer demand still strong, bucking broader retail gloom

An Amazon delivery worker pulls a delivery cart full of packages during its annual Prime Day promotion in New York City, June 21, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Earlier this week, Walmart and Best Buy both lowered their profit outlook for the second quarter and full year, setting off alarm …

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Amazon (AMZN) Q2 2022 earnings

Andy Jassy, chief executive officer of Amazon.Com Inc., during the GeekWire Summit in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon will announce second-quarter earnings after the markets close on Thursday. Here’s what analysts expect: Earnings: 13 cents per share, according to …

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Self-driving tech company Pony.ai plans to deliver robotrucks in China

Self-driving tech start-up Pony.ai announced Thursday it plans to mass produce autonomous driving trucks with equipment manufacturing giant Sany Heavy Industry. Pony.ai BEIJING — Self-driving tech start-up Pony.ai announced Thursday it plans to mass produce autonomous driving trucks in China with equipment manufacturing giant Sany Heavy Industry. Annual production is …

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Best Buy cuts sales forecast as inflation pressures shoppers

Customers shop at a Best Buy store on August 24, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Best Buy on Wednesday cut its forecast for its fiscal year and second quarter, saying it has seen weaker demand for consumer electronics amid inflation. The consumer electronics retailer said it …

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Amazon sinks after Walmart lowers profit outlook on inflation concerns

The front desk of the Amazon office is pictured in New York, May 1, 2019. Carlo Allegri | Reuters Shares of Amazon fell more than 4% in extended trading on Monday after Walmart said it was lowering its quarterly and full-year profit guidance. Walmart announced after the bell on Monday …

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One Medical deal gives it access to my most personal info

One Medical clinic One Medical For the better part of a decade, One Medical has been my primary care provider. It’s convenient, with locations around the Bay Area, and I like being able to schedule a same-day physical or get a quick referral to a specialist. One Medical knows a …

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