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Once a modest online seller of books, Amazon is now one of the largest companies in the world, and its CEO, Jeff Bezos, is the world’s most wealthy person. We track developments, both of Bezos and Amazon, its growth as a video producer, the popular Prime service, as well as its own hardware, which includes the Amazon Kindle e-reader, Amazon Kindle Fire tablets, and Amazon Fire TV streaming boxes.

Amazon is reportedly considering adding live TV to its Prime Video service 

Amazon boosts climate commitments and greenhouse gas emissions

Amazon is ending support for the Dash Wand barcode scanner

Amazon to stream Premier League soccer free on Twitch

Amazon Alexa is the only way to play Zynga’s latest take on Words with Friends

Amazon deploys AI ‘distance assistants’ to notify warehouse workers if they get too close

Big tech companies are responding to George Floyd in a way they never did for Michael Brown

Amazon reportedly faces EU antitrust charges over use of third-party seller data

How tech companies are fighting antitrust efforts with front groups

Amazon launches two new Kindle Paperwhite colors

Amazon bans police from using its facial recognition technology for the next year

Kindle update lets you delete docs directly from the device

Here’s how Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri answer the question, ‘Do black lives matter?’

Jeff Bezos corrects angry ‘all lives matter’ customer email

Slack partners with Amazon to take on Microsoft Teams

Amazon warehouse workers sue over risk of COVID-19 infection

Apple, Amazon among companies adjusting operations amid demonstrations

Amazon removed racist images that appeared on some listings for headphones

Amazon will no longer support the Echo Look, encourages owners to recycle theirs

Amazon sellers are marking products as ‘collectible’ to get around price gouging rules

Amazon.com was briefly down for many in the US

Amazon gave TV stations coronavirus propaganda, and some aired it

Amazon’s Kindle and Echo team now working on the company’s COVID-19 testing project

Amazon reportedly delays Prime Day until September as it works to restore normal shipping

Amazon is reopening its French warehouses after COVID-19 labor dispute

Amazon’s Crucible makes the best parts of League of Legends more accessible

Nadler calls Amazon letter to Judiciary Committee ‘unacceptable’

A seventh Amazon employee dies of COVID-19 as the company refuses to say how many are sick

Amazon engineers develop face shields for frontline workers

Nvidia’s first Ampere GPU is designed for data centers and AI, not your PC

Why Amazon’s hardware makes more sense than Google’s

How Amazon is growing its power during the pandemic