Amazon Hiring 150,000 Workers for Holidays

Amazon plans to hire 150,000 employees throughout the U.S. in full-time, seasonal, and part-time roles across its operations network. A diverse range of roles—from packing and picking to sorting and shipping—are available to applicants from all backgrounds and experience levels. Employees can earn, on average, more than $19 per hour based on position and location […]


Amazon to Offer Prime Sale on October 11-12

Amazon is offering another Prime Early Access Sale, a new two-day global shopping event exclusive to Prime members. The event begins October 11 at 12 a.m. PDT and runs through October 12 in 15 countries: Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, and the U.S. Amazon […]


Amazon Buying Roomba Maker iRobot

Amazon said it will acquire iRobot for $1.7 billion, best known for its carpet-cleaning robot the Roomba. Based in Bedford, MA, iRobot has a history of making customers’ lives easier with innovative cleaning products for the home. iRobot has continued to innovate with every product generation, solving hard problems to help give customers valuable time […]


Amazon Rolling Out First Electric Delivery Vehicles

Amazon is rolling out its first custom electric delivery vehicles made by Rivian. The electric vehicles are hitting the road in Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle, and St. Louis, among other cities. This rollout is just the beginning of what is expected to be thousands of Amazon’s custom electric delivery […]


Amazon Sues Facebook Group Administrators Over Fake Reviews

The reviews you see under Amazon products may not be real. The online giant says it has filed legal action against the administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook groups that attempt to orchestrate fake reviews on Amazon in exchange for money or free products. These groups are set up to recruit individuals willing to post […]


Amazon to Split Shares 20-for-1

Amazon, the leading online retailer and cloud service, says its Board of Directors has approved a 20-for-1 split of the Company’s common stock. Shares in Amazon stock closed Wednesday at $2,785.58 per share, up $65.29. The stock was trading 6% higher after hours when news of the split was released in a filing with the […]

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Salaries for Amazon Workers

Amazon announced to corporate employees last week it would raise base salary this year from $160,000 max to $350,000 according to Geekwire. Amazon’s base salary had been lower compared to other tech companies like Microsoft and Google but offered sign-on bonuses instead and more restricted stock units to make up for the difference. These changes […]


Taylor Swift Releases Christmas Tree Farm on Amazon Music

Amazon Music announced an exclusive new version of “Christmas Tree Farm” from 11-time Grammy winner and superstar Taylor Swift. “Christmas Tree Farm (Old Timey Version)” arrives just in time for the holidays and fresh off of her #1 record-breaking release of Red (Taylor’s Version). Swift’s reimagined version of her beloved holiday hit was recorded at Abbey Road […]


Amazon Reveals Deals for Cyber Monday

Internet giant Amazon has released info about deals for Cyber Monday starting next weekend. The deals kick off on Saturday, November 27, and run through Monday, November 29, offering customers thousands of deals and savings on products and gifts. Some of the popular products on the deals list include electronics from Samsung and LG, home […]