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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on Capitol Hill. The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee opened an investigation into...

  • The Amazon logo on a pickup and collect locker at Newbury Park railway station in London.

    Bank of America says Amazon's plans to build its own fleet of carbon-neutral delivery trucks bode well for its bottom line.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 19- Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday pledged to make the largest U.S. e-commerce company net carbon neutral by 2040 and to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up, as employees and consumers around the world plan protests to address climate change. Bezos announced a number of actions at a press...

  • Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.

    Amazon's purchase comes as part of its plan to convert its delivery fleet to 100% renewable energy by 2030. It already runs 40% of its fleet on renewable energy.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 19- Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the online retailer to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said it would order 100,000 electric delivery vehicles as part of that pledge. Bezos announced a number of actions at a press conference in Washington ahead of Climate Week in New York next week, a global gathering...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 19- Amazon.com Inc is due to sign a pledge to meet the goals of the Paris Climate agreement by 2040 and be net carbon neutral, 10 years ahead of schedule, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday. The Trump administration said in June 2017 it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord. Bezos said Amazon was placing an order to buy 100,000...

  • Gen. John Raymond, U.S. Space Command and Air Force Space Command commander, speaks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 16, 2019.

    The Air Force's newly minted U.S. Space Command general said that he has recently met with billionaire space race investors Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson.

  • 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.

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  • 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...