AWS announces plans to launch a second region in India

The FINANCIAL — Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced expansion of its services to include a second infrastructure region in India by mid-2022. The new AWS Asia Region, which will consist of three Availability Zones at launch, will join the existing nine AWS…

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Amazon to open its first fulfillment center in Missouri

The FINANCIAL — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Republic, Missouri. The new fulfillment center, which is anticipated to launch in 2021, will create over 500 new, full-time jobs with industry-leading pay and comprehensive benefits starting on…

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Canon requests removal of toner cartridges from Amazon

The FINANCIAL — Canon Inc. today announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking the removal of an Amazon.ca listing for certain toner cartridges sold by LYUSD. Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A, CE410A, CE411A,…

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AWS plans to open data centers in Switzerland

The FINANCIAL — Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced it will open an infrastructure region in Switzerland in the second half of 2022. The AWS Europe (Zurich) Region will comprise three Availability Zones and join existing regions…

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Amazon Studios and Homeboy Industries to provide meals to poll workers on election day

The FINANCIAL — Amazon Studios is teaming up with Homeboy Industries — a Los Angeles-based nonprofit dedicated to gang rehabilitation and re-entry of formerly incarcerated individuals — to support Los Angeles poll workers. On Election Day, Amazon Studios and Homeboy Industries will provide breakfast and lunch for poll workers in select voting centers…

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Amazon launches ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ in Europe

The FINANCIAL — Amazon announced the launch of Climate Pledge Friendly in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK. The new programme will help make it easy for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products. Customers will now see the…

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Amazon Web Services announced general availability of Nitro Enclaves

The FINANCIAL — Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of AWS Nitro Enclaves, a new Amazon EC2 capability that makes it easier for customers to securely process highly sensitive data. AWS Nitro Enclaves helps customers reduce the attack surface…

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Amazon to open first fulfillment center in Nebraska

The FINANCIAL — Amazon Inc. announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in the state of Nebraska in Papillion. The site, which is anticipated to launch in 2021, will create 1,000 full-time jobs with industry leading pay and comprehensive benefits starting on day one.…

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Amazon and J.L. Childress filed lawsuit against counterfeiters

The FINANCIAL — Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and J.L. Childress unsealed a jointly filed lawsuit against 11 named individuals (collectively, the “defendants”) for counterfeiting J.L. Childress’ products, including travel bags for car seats and strollers. The defendants, by offering the infringing products for sale in Amazon’s…

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Amazon will donate millions of items to more than 1000 charities

The FINANCIAL — Today, Amazon announced that it will support more than a thousand charities around the world with product and monetary donations to help them get millions of items they need. Organizations in the U.S., U.K., Spain, Singapore, Japan, Italy, India, Germany, France, China, Canada, Australia and more will receive donations starting today. To help distribute…

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Amazon Holiday Dash: Early Black Friday Deals Daily

The FINANCIAL — Customers can shop now and score Black Friday-worthy deals with Amazon’s Holiday Dash deals event—deep discounts from small businesses and top brands are available across the hottest categories from toys to fashion, electronics, home, kitchen, beauty and more at amazon.com/holidaydash.…

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Amazon reveals Prime Day deals

The FINANCIAL — Two full days of can’t-miss savings are almost here as Amazon prepares to kick off Prime Day at 12am PT / 3am ET on October 13 in 19 countries worldwide. Prime members will have exclusive access to more than one million deals on everything they need and love,…

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