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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google, widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech. The letters seek by Oct. 14 internal emails over the last decade from Apple CEO...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 12- Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce company. The senators, in a letter https://bit.ly/2lSfcDP to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, responded to reports that alleged...

  • G/P: Solar panels producing renewable clean energy.

    Together, 79 billionaires could pay to build an electric system in the U.S. that uses zero fossil fuels, a Michigan Tech professor estimates.

  • The senators, in a letter https://bit.ly/2lSfcDP to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, responded to reports that alleged Amazon pressured contractors and more broadly avoided regulatory scrutiny. The letter was signed by Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal and Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown.

  • Rebecca Sheppard, 28, is an Amazon employee in Seattle who is one of the organizers of the Sept. 20 Global Climate Strike walk out at the Seattle headquarters.

    Amazon employee Rebecca Sheppard, who works in the company's Seattle headquarters, is one of the workers planning to walk out on Sept. 20. "I was feeling hopeless, unmotivated and frankly ashamed of the role I was playing at Amazon," she says.

  • Elon Musk speaks onstage during the E3 conference in Los Angeles on June 13, 2019.

    How do they maximize their time?

  • The outside of Glossier's store in New York.

    Glossier CEO and founder Emily Weiss sees room for growth as no one beauty brand dominates the internet.

  • Democratic Senator Edward Markey raised concerns on Thursday that law enforcement use of Amazon.com Inc's Ring doorbell camera in investigations could disproportionately affect people of color and encourage racial profiling. Markey, the ranking member on the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Security, said he was "alarmed to learn that Ring is pursuing...

  • MIAMI, Aug 30- Residents of Florida on Friday were boarding up windows and stocking up on food, water and gas as Hurricane Dorian gained strength and slowly churned toward the U.S. mainland. The Miami- based National Hurricane Center said Dorian was expected to continue strengthening and remain an "extremely dangerous major hurricane" as it moves northwest near...

  • The slow march and rising intensity of the storm, which is moving in a northwestern direction to the Bahamas, has alarmed forecasters who worry parts of Florida will be walloped by strong winds, a storm surge and heavy rain for an extended period. "I think theres a pretty high degree of certainty that this is going to be a major hurricane," Florida Governor Ron...

  • The slow march and rising intensity of the storm, which is moving in a northwestern direction to the Bahamas, has alarmed forecasters who worry parts of Florida will be walloped by strong winds, a storm surge and heavy rain for an extended period. "I think theres a pretty high degree of certainty that this is going to be a major hurricane," Florida Governor Ron...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 29- As Hurricane Dorian advances on a course likely to slam the Florida peninsula within days, U.S. space agencies and aerospace companies are sheltering millions of dollars in hardware and assets along the Space Coast. Dorian, expected to strengthen in the Atlantic to a Category 4 storm with winds topping 130 miles per hour, could churn across...

  • MIAMI, Aug 29- President Donald Trump canceled a visit to Poland on Thursday and Florida's governor expanded a state of emergency to prepare for Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to make landfall on the Atlantic coast Monday as a dangerous Category 4 storm. Trump said Vice President Mike Pence would make the trip to Poland in his place so that he could remain in...

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

    Three Senate Democrats sent a letter to Amazon urging the company to do something about the thousands of unsafe or banned products listed on the e-commerce site.

  • U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivers a speech to defend his support for a sweeping "Medicare for All" healthcare plan at George Washington University in Washington, July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott

    The Democratic presidential candidate said in an op-ed Monday he would appoint officials who would enforce antitrust laws on tech.

  • Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos addresses the audience during a keynote session at the Amazon Re:MARS conference on robotics and artificial intelligence at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 6, 2019.

    Jeff Bezos posted a job listing for his first Amazon hire 25 years ago. He was looking for a computer developer who could build technology "in about one-third the time that most competent people think possible."

  • HYDERABAD, Aug 21- India needs to encourage ecommerce and reduce red tape to help small businesses sell online and export goods to help revive sagging domestic economic growth, a senior Amazon.com executive said on Wednesday. "There is so much opportunity to just let ecommerce thrive versus trying to define every single guard rail under which it should operate,"...

  • Jeff Bezos, right, CEO of Amazon, is presented with the 2016 USIBC Global Leadership Award by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 41st Annual Leadership Summit at the Mellen Auditorium, June 7, 2016 in Washington.

    The move comes months after the Seattle-based company scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York, blaming opposition from local leaders.

  • The announcement, which promises to bring jobs and prestige to Alabama, disappointed lawmakers from Texas who had lobbied for the lunar lander program to be headquartered at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, which under NASA's announcement will play a secondary role. The Johnson Space Center, which managed Apollo and other NASA human spaceflight programs...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 16- NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday said Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama will serve as headquarters for the U.S. space agency's program to build a spacecraft to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024.. Companies including billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX and Lockheed Martin Corp are...