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Five U.S. lawmakers accuse Amazon of possibly lying to Congress following Reuters report

4:41am EDT

LONDON Five members of the U.S. House Judiciary committee wrote to Amazon.com Inc's chief executive Sunday, and accused the company's top executives, including founder Jeff Bezos, of either misleading Congress or possibly lying to it about Amazon's business practices. | Video

Five U.S. lawmakers accuse Amazon of possibly lying to Congress following Reuters report

Oct 18 2021

LONDON, Oct 18 Five members of the U.S. House Judiciary committee wrote to Amazon.com Inc's chief executive Sunday, and accused the company's top executives, including founder Jeff Bezos, of either misleading Congress or possibly lying to it about Amazon's business practices.

Amazon launches robot to roll around house, Disney resort voice assistant

Sep 28 2021

Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday announced a household, canine-like robot called Astro and a deal with Walt Disney Co to imbue its voice-controlled tech in resort hotels, striving to make its virtual aide Alexa a bigger part of consumers' lives. | Video

Amazon hires Twitter executive to tackle diversity challenges

Sep 14 2021

Amazon.com Inc has hired a Twitter Inc executive, Candi Castleberry Singleton, as vice president of global diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), according to a staff memo on Tuesday that it shared with Reuters.

Amazon hikes average U.S. starting pay to $18, hires for 125,000 jobs

Sep 14 2021

Amazon.com Inc has increased its average starting wage in the United States to more than $18 an hour and plans to hire another 125,000 warehouse and transportation workers, an executive told Reuters. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Amazon hikes starting pay to $18 an hour as it hires for 125,000 more logistics jobs

Sep 14 2021

Sept 14 Amazon.com Inc has increased its average starting wage in the United States to more than $18 an hour and plans to hire another 125,000 warehouse and transportation workers, an executive told Reuters.

Money, mimicry and mind control: Big Tech slams ethics brakes on AI

Sep 08 2021

SAN FRANCISCO In September last year, Google's cloud unit looked into using artificial intelligence to help a financial firm decide whom to lend money to.

Exclusive: Amazon CEO unveils 55,000 tech jobs in first hiring push under his watch

Sep 01 2021

Amazon.com Inc is planning to hire 55,000 people for corporate and technology roles globally in the coming months, Chief Executive Andy Jassy told Reuters. | Video

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