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  • 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...

  • Sierra Nevada Corp is one of three companies hired by NASA, the U.S. space agency, to re-supply the orbiting research laboratory under a $14 billion overall award that guarantees each company a minimum of six flights between 2019 and 2024.. SNC's Dream Chaser, which resembles the long-retired Space Shuttle, is slated to blast off from Florida's Cape Canaveral in...

  • Sierra Nevada Corp is one of three companies hired by NASA, the U.S. space agency, to re-supply the orbiting research laboratory under a $14 billion overall award that guarantees each company a minimum of six flights between 2019 and 2024.. SNC's Dream Chaser, which resembles the long-retired Space Shuttle, is slated to blast off from Florida's Cape Canaveral in...

  • Boxes sealed with Prime Day tape move along a conveyor ahead of shipping from an Amazon.com Inc. fulfilment center during the online retailer's Prime Day sales promotion day in Koblenz, Germany, on Monday, July 15, 2019.

    In a letter to Jeff Bezos, Sens. Menendez and Blumenthal asked how the "Amazon's Choice" badge works, after reports indicated it recommends inferior products.

  • The Pentagon building in Washington, DC.

    The Pentagon will not award a lucrative multi-year cloud-computing contract until newly appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper completes a series of through reviews of the technology.

  • carrying Air Force comms satellite@. The satellite was launched at 6:13 a.m. from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station atop ULA's Atlas V rocket, the same vehicle primed to send a manned space capsule into orbit for NASA by 2020.. Launch was again delayed due to a mishap with a suppliers component of the rocket, which "demands that all parts are suspect until...

  • Aug 5- Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos offloaded $990 million worth of shares in the company last Thursday and Friday, taking the total value of shares sold last week to $2.8 billion. In the last three days of July, Bezos has sold stock worth about $1.8 billion, regulatory filings...

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold about $990 million worth of stock on Thursday and Friday, bringing total share sales to $2.8 billion over the past week.

  • Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday if "outside" influence caused him to delay awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract, after President Donald Trump suggested Amazon.com Inc should not win it. Democratic Senators Mark Warner and Jack Reed asked Esper in a letter why the Defense Department was reviewing the contract and if Esper was directed by...

  • Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President Donald Trump said his administration was examining Amazon.com Inc's bid following complaints from other tech companies. A Pentagon spokeswoman said on Thursday that Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who assumed...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 1- The Pentagon has decided to put on hold its decision to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President Donald Trump said his administration was examining Amazon.com Inc's bid following complaints from other tech companies. Oracle Corp lobbied aggressively and expressed concerns about the award process for the contract,...

  • In a letter to Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, Republican members on the House Oversight Committee said they would "carefully examine" consequences of the breach, as the company's Amazon Web Services is expected to provide cloud support to the 2020 census and to a computing system for the U.S. Department of Defense. "We respectfully request a staff-level...

  • Representative Jim Jordan, a Republican from Ohio and ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, speaks during a hearing with Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to U.S. President Donald Trump, not pictured, in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.

    Republicans on the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Thursday opened a formal inquiry into Capital One's recent data breach.

  • Founder, Chairman, CEO and President of Amazon Jeff Bezos gives a thumbs up as he speaks during an event about Blue Origin's space exploration plans in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2019.

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos previously told reporters he would sell $1 billion in stock each year to fund his space company, Blue Origin.

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, July 31- Space rockets and satellites are likely to cost more to insure after the European Vega rocket crash this month, which hit insurers with a record space market loss of 369 million euros, insurance industry sources say. The Vega rocket carrying a military observation satellite for the United Arab Emirates veered off course shortly after...

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces Blue Moon, a lunar landing vehicle for the Moon, during a Blue Origin event in Washington, DC, May 9, 2019.

    Amazon's second-quarter earnings results were a reminder of Bezos's longtime approach of valuing long-term growth over short-term profits.

  • Jeff Bezos, president and CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, speaks at the Economic Club of Washington DC's "Milestone Celebration Dinner" in Washington, September 13, 2018.

    The quarterly numbers follow an $800 million investment in one-day delivery and increased regulatory scrutiny into its business practices.