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Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.OQ)

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Amazon says making adjustments to focus efforts on cross-border sales in China
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 11:28pm EDT 

April 18 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::AMAZON SAYS MAKING OPERATIONAL ADJUSTMENTS TO FOCUS EFFORTS ON CROSS-BORDER SALES IN CHINA.AMAZON SAYS WILL CONTINUE TO INVEST AND GROW IN CHINA ACROSS AMAZON GLOBAL STORE, GLOBAL SELLING, AWS, KINDLE AND CONTENT.  Full Article

Big Tech To Face Antitrust Law On User Data In Japan - Nikkei
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 04:33pm EDT 

April 18 (Reuters) - NIKKEI::TECHNOLOGY GROUPS SUCH AS GOOGLE, FACEBOOK & AMAZON.COM TO FACE STRICTER RULES ON HANDLING PERSONAL INFORMATION IN JAPAN - NIKKEI.JAPANESE GOVERNMENT AIMS TO DRAW UP A PLAN FOR STRONGER REGULATION OF SO-CALLED PLATFORM PROVIDERS AS EARLY AS MIDYEAR - NIKKEI.JAPAN FTC PLANS TO PUT TOGETHER NEW REGULATORY GUIDELINES BY SUMMER, OF VIEWS ON WHAT CONSTITUTES ABUSE OF DOMINANCE & PROVIDING EXAMPLES - NIKKEI.JAPAN LOOKS TO USE ANTITRUST LAW TO STOP UNFAIR TRADE-OFFS BETWEEN PRIVACY AND FREE SERVICES - NIKKEI.  Full Article

Amazon.Com says CEO Bezos' 2018 Total Compensation Was $1.7 Mln
Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 06:36am EDT 

April 11 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::CEO JEFFREY BEZOS TOTAL COMPENSATION FOR 2018 WAS $1.7 MILLION, UNCHANGED FROM 2017.SVP AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER BRIAN T. OLSAVSKY'S TOTAL 2018 COMPENSATION WAS $6.9 MILLION - SEC FILING.SVP JEFFREY BLACKBURN'S TOTAL 2018 COMPENSATION WAS $10.4 MILLION - SEC FILING.CEO AMAZON WEB SERVICES ANDREW R. JASSY'S & CEO WORLDWIDE CONSUMER JEFFREY A. WILKE'S 2018 COMPENSATIONS WERE $19.7 MILLION EACH.RATIO OF 2018 TOTAL CEO COMPENSATION TO THAT OF MEDIAN EMPLOYEE WAS 58 TO 1.RECOMMENDS SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE "AGAINST" SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL REQUESTING AN INDEPENDENT BOARD CHAIR POLICY.ON APRIL 5, 2019, TOM ALBERG INFORMED COMPANY HE WOULD NOT STAND FOR RE-ELECTION AT ANNUAL MEETING.PROPOSED THAT TEN NOMINEES BE ELECTED TO BOARD AT ANNUAL MEETING.BOARD RECOMMENDS A VOTE “AGAINST” PROPOSAL REQUESTING BAN ON GOVERNMENT USE OF CERTAIN TECHNOLOGIES.  Full Article

Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods Market
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 03:01am EDT 

April 10 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::AMAZON EXPANDS GROCERY DELIVERY FROM WHOLE FOODS MARKET TO ASHEVILLE, CHARLOTTESVILLE, COLUMBIA, LEXINGTON, LITTLE ROCK, MANCHESTER, MOBILE, NAPLES AND SAVANNAH.EXPANSION OF GROCERY PICKUP FROM WHOLE FOODS MARKET TO COLUMBUS, OHIO.  Full Article

Mackenzie Bezos Says Giving Jeff Bezos 75 Pct Of Their Amazon Stock Plus Voting Control Of Her Shares
Thursday, 4 Apr 2019 01:15pm EDT 

April 4 (Reuters) - :MACKENZIE BEZOS SAYS GIVING JEFF BEZOS ALL INTERESTS IN THE WASHINGTON POST AND BLUE ORIGIN- TWEET.MACKENZIE BEZOS SAYS SHE IS GIVING JEFF BEZOS 75 PERCENT OF THEIR AMAZON STOCK PLUS VOTING CONTROL OF ALL HER SHARES.  Full Article

Kenmore Smart Laundry Appliances & Dishwashers Are Now Integrated With Amazon Dash Replenishment
Thursday, 4 Apr 2019 07:00am EDT 

April 4 (Reuters) - Kenmore::KENMORE BRAND SAYS KENMORE SMART LAUNDRY APPLIANCES & DISHWASHERS ARE NOW INTEGRATED WITH AMAZON DASH REPLENISHMENT.  Full Article

Amazon Web Services to Open New Region in Indonesia
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019 11:00pm EDT 

April 3 (Reuters) - Amazon Web Services::AWS TO OPEN NEW REGION IN INDONESIA.AWS SAYS WILL OPEN AN INFRASTRUCTURE REGION IN INDONESIA BY END OF 2021 / EARLY 2022.  Full Article

Facebook Acknowledges Data Was Stored On Amazon Databases - CNBC
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019 02:38pm EDT 

April 3 (Reuters) - :FACEBOOK ACKNOWLEDGES DATA WAS STORED ON AMAZON DATABASES - CNBC.FACEBOOK SAYS ONCE ALERTED TO THE ISSUE, CO WORKED WITH AMAZON TO TAKE DOWN THE DATABASES - CNBC.  Full Article

Researchers At UpGuard Found Millions Of Facebook Records On Amazon Cloud Servers- Bloomberg
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019 01:34pm EDT 

April 3 (Reuters) - :RESEARCHERS AT UPGUARD FOUND MILLIONS OF FACEBOOK RECORDS ON AMAZON CLOUD SERVERS- BLOOMBERG.  Full Article

JBG SMITH Announces Execution of Initial Definitive Agreements with Amazon
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019 07:00am EDT 

April 3 (Reuters) - JBG SMITH Properties ::JBG SMITH ANNOUNCES EXECUTION OF INITIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENTS WITH AMAZON TO LEASE AND DEVELOP MORE THAN 4.6 MILLION SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE AT NATIONAL LANDING.JBG SMITH ANNOUNCES EXECUTION OF INITIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENTS WITH AMAZON TO LEASE AND DEVELOP MORE THAN 4.6 MILLION SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE AT NATIONAL LANDING.JBG SMITH - EXECUTED 3 LEASES AND 2 PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENTS WITH AFFILIATES OF AMAZON REALTINE TO CREATION OF AMAZON'S HQ2 IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA.  Full Article

DIARY-U.S. earnings week ahead

April 19 Diary of U.S (.SPX) corporate earnings for the week ahead. ** Please Note - All times given are in U.S. EDT unless otherwise stated ** U.S. EARNINGS Start Date Start RIC Company Event Name Time 22-Apr-2019 AMC CDNS.O Cadence Design Systems Inc Q1 2019 Cadence Design Systems Inc Earnings Release 22-Apr-2019 16:10 WHR.N