Poste Italiane can withstand competition from Amazon: CEO

MILAN (Reuters) – Poste Italiane can weather competition from Amazon.com in its deliveries business, the chief executive of the former Italian postal services monopoly said on Friday. Last month the Italian government formally authorised the U.S. e-commerce giant to operate as a postal operator in the country through its subsidiaries Amazon Italia Logistics and Amazon Italia Transport. “They can compete […]

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Erin Johnson Repeatedly Threw Her Infant Daughter In Argument With Sister About Amazon Purchases, Police Say

An Ohio woman is behind bars after allegedly throwing her infant daughter onto a couch, twice, during an argument over Amazon purchases. As WCMH-TV (Columbus) reports, Erin Johnson, 32, faces charges of child endangerment following the Saturday incident. Youngstown Police Department officials say that officers were dispatched to a Youngstown home at about 9:00 p.m. after reports of a fight. […]

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Austrian retailers file antitrust complaint against Amazon

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority over the U.S. e-commerce giant’s dual role as a retailer and a marketplace. The European Commission and Germany’s antitrust authority are also looking into Amazon’s role in the market. “We have received a complaint. We are examining it,” a spokeswoman for Austria’s Federal Competition […]

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Amazon Go mulls putting checkout-free stores in airports

Amazon is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from hungry, time-pressed travelers, according to public records and a person familiar with the strategy. The move underscores how a company that started as an online bookseller is making forays into brick-and-mortar retail to capture a greater share of shoppers’ spending. For […]

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Amazon says it will allow Apple Music on Alexa devices

Amazon said Friday that Apple’s music-streaming service will soon be available on its Alexa-powered devices, signaling a further thaw in the relationship between the tech titans. The announcement also ends a nine-month period of exclusivity in which the music-streaming service was only accessible through Apple’s HomePod smart speaker. Beginning on Dec. 17, users will be able to ask their Amazon […]

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How to watch Amazon Prime on your TV, smartphone and tablet – and enjoy Jack Ryan online

Jack Ryan smashes his way onto our screens as the latest tentpole TV show to come exclusively to Amazon Prime. John Krasinski joins a long list of famous actors as he navigates the murky world of international espionage as Jack Ryan, made famous from the hit 80s movies Patriot Games, The Hunt for Red October, and The Sum of All […]

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