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Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process

Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process

Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process LONDON — Those who have tried ending a membership in Amazon Prime, the technology giant’s digital subscription service, may be familiar with the multi-click process: warnings that cancellation will mean losing “exclusive benefits,” and prompts to reverse course, or switch to an annual membership instead. Consumer …

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This $100 Moroccan Trellis Rug is The New Amazon Coat

This $100 Moroccan Trellis Rug is The New Amazon Coat

This $100 Moroccan Trellis Rug is The New Amazon Coat This $100 Moroccan Trellis Rug is The New Amazon Coat I call it The Rug. I own one. So do two close friends. A favorite cousin. A few members of my group chat. Many, many social media acquaintances. Thousands upon thousands of people, the type who leave reviews on retail …

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Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services.

Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services.

Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services. Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services. Separately, data of Parler users was posted online in a searchable database on the website ArchiveTeam.org by a lone researcher, who goes by the Twitter alias “@donk_enby.” The researcher started archiving all Parler posts on Jan. 6, the …

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A Canadian ‘Buy Local’ Effort Fights Amazon on Its Own Turf

A Canadian ‘Buy Local’ Effort Fights Amazon on Its Own Turf

A Canadian ‘Buy Local’ Effort Fights Amazon on Its Own Turf A Canadian ‘Buy Local’ Effort Fights Amazon on Its Own Turf “While I’m thrilled the movement is there, it’s competing against a pretty significant crosswind, and that is the business restrictions pushing newer customers into big-box and Amazon,” Mr. Kelly said. “I think coming out of this, the ‘buy …

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Amazon Buys Wondery as Podcasting Race Continues

Amazon Buys Wondery as Podcasting Race Continues

Amazon Buys Wondery as Podcasting Race Continues Amazon Buys Wondery as Podcasting Race Continues Amazon is acquiring Wondery, the company behind podcasts such as “Dirty John,” “Dr. Death” and “The Shrink Next Door,” as the race to grab parts of the audio market continues. The deal, announced on Wednesday, is the latest bet that media companies are placing on audio …

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Life Without Amazon (Well, Almost)

Life Without Amazon (Well, Almost)

Life Without Amazon (Well, Almost) Life Without Amazon (Well, Almost) “Ten years ago we weren’t ordering toilet paper from Amazon,” Mr. Smalls said. “Maybe that’s how long it will take to get over it, too.” Harold Pollack, a professor at the University of Chicago, was interviewed by The New York Times in 2012 in a story about customers who were …

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Amazon Workers Near Vote on Joining Union at Alabama Warehouse

Amazon Workers Near Vote on Joining Union at Alabama Warehouse

Amazon Workers Near Vote on Joining Union at Alabama Warehouse Amazon Workers Near Vote on Joining Union at Alabama Warehouse Thousands of workers at an Amazon warehouse near Birmingham, Ala., moved closer this week to holding a vote on whether to form a union, a milestone at the nation’s fastest growing large employer and a coup for organized labor, which …

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Amazon Halo Review: The Fitness Gadget We Don’t Deserve or Need

Amazon Halo Review: The Fitness Gadget We Don’t Deserve or Need

Amazon Halo Review: The Fitness Gadget We Don’t Deserve or Need Amazon Halo Review: The Fitness Gadget We Don’t Deserve or Need I decided to record consistent body fat measurements for myself and a friend using the Halo, a Fitbit bathroom scale and a highly rated skin caliper. In November and December, I took early-morning measurements with the Halo and …

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Amazon Shopping Needs a Prime Army

Amazon Shopping Needs a Prime Army

Amazon Shopping Needs a Prime Army Amazon Shopping Needs a Prime Army This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Amazon is mobilizing a growing army to deliver packages to your door. My colleague Karen Weise wrote about a hiring binge at Amazon that has expanded its work force by …

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Amazon and Apple Shift From Intel’s Chips, Driving Industry Change

Amazon and Apple Shift From Intel's Chips, Driving Industry Change

Amazon and Apple Shift From Intel’s Chips, Driving Industry Change Amazon and Apple Shift From Intel’s Chips, Driving Industry Change “Intel is building on more than 20 years of x86-based ecosystem work,” said Lisa Spelman, an Intel corporate vice president. “We ensure software compatibility and high performance, important requirements for both consumers and data center customers.” Amazon also continues to …

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