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  • WASHINGTON— The Pentagon says it disagrees with Republicans in North Carolina who claim a $400 million clean energy project slated to power data centers for Amazon.com Inc. poses a threat to national security. The Navy told The Associated Press this week it had extensively studied the potential for interference with its Relocatable Over the Horizon Radar,...

  • Kenneth Lonergan's " Manchester by the Sea," which Amazon plunked down $10 million for at the Sundance Film Festival last year, is widely expected to be among the leading contenders at the Academy Awards. It will be a triumphant moment for the nascent Amazon Studios, which acquired its first original film in 2015 but has, following in Netflix's footsteps, quickly...

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    The system will specifically help self-driving cars navigate reversible lanes (or lanes that can go both ways). Recode reports.

  • The eight tycoons' net worth, as calculated by Forbes magazine, was cited Monday by anti-poverty activists Oxfam in a report highlighting income inequality. Gates co-founded Microsoft in the mid-70s, growing it into the world's biggest software company and helping to make computers a household item. He quit as CEO in 2000 and pledged to devote his fortune to his...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. Presenting its findings on the dawn of the annual gathering of the global...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 16- Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world's population, Oxfam said on Monday in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top. As decision makers and many of the super-rich gather for this week's World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, the charity's report suggests the...

  • Bezos' $23 million house, and is Trump still a billionaire?

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos' new house purchase in Washington, D.C. And is Trump still a billionaire?

  • TRENTON, N.J.— Officials with Amazon have announced that the popular online retailer plans to add 2,500 new full-time jobs in New Jersey over the next year and a half. New positions are also available in Washington, Texas, California, Kentucky, Illinois and Florida. Amazon already employs a total of 11,000 workers at seven sites in New Jersey.

  • Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com

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  • Magoon on Amazon hiring spree: Brilliant move by Bezos

    Youssef Squali, Cantor Fitzgerald, and Christian Magoon, Amplify ETFs CEO, weigh in on Amazon's efforts to create 100K full-time jobs in the U.S.

  • A pedestrian passes in front of the new Amazon Go grocery store in Seattle.

    Amazon's hiring spree could indicate that it's ready to hit the accelerator on the rollout of physical stores, one analyst says.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 12- Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said it plans to create more than 100,000 jobs in the United States, from software development to warehouse work, becoming the latest company to boast a hiring spree since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in November. The new hires, from Florida to Texas and California, will be key to the...

  • Jan 12- Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it plans a hiring spree for warehouses it is building across the United States, making it the latest company to tout U.S. job creation since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in November. The new hires, from Florida to Texas and California, will be key to the company's promise of two-day shipping to members of its...

  • A pedestrian passes in front of the new Amazon Go grocery store in Seattle.

    CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports on Amazon's big job creation announcement.

  • Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder and CEO

    A Canadian enforcement agency announced today that Amazon will pay a $1 million fine for what could be construed as misleading pricing practices. Recode reports.

  • The new hires will largely support new Amazon fulfillment centers in states such as Texas and California, expanded delivery capabilities and its money-minting Amazon Web Services cloud computing business. By comparison, Walmart— the world's largest retailer— employs about 2.4 million people worldwide, including 1.5 million workers in the U.S.

  • Jan 12- Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it would create more than 100,000 full-time jobs in the United States over the next 18 months. Seattle- based Amazon said it plans to increase its full-time U.S.-based workforce to more than 280,000 by mid-2018 from 180,000 in 2016.. "These jobs are not just in our Seattle headquarters or in Silicon Valley- they're in our...

  • This happened after it was discovered that the Canadian arm of Amazon was selling doormats with the Indian flag, the FT reports.

  • MUMBAI, Jan 11- Amazon.com removed doormats resembling the Indian tri-color flag from its Canadian website on Wednesday, after an Indian government threat to rescind visas of the U.S. company's employees if they did not stop selling the product. "Amazon must tender unconditional apology," India's external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Twitter.