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# amazon - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic hasn't spoiled the plot for independent bookshops
# Page Turner
# Page Turner

Covid-19 pandemic hasn't spoiled the plot for independent bookshops

May 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 21,481 Views 18 Comments

Some shops are well equipped to weather the crisis while others have had to get creative.

# amazon - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Amazon shuts French distribution centres for five days after court ruling
# Amazon
# Amazon

Coronavirus: Amazon shuts French distribution centres for five days after court ruling

Apr 15th 2020, 9:39 PM 28,780 Views 0 Comments

The court said Amazon France had “failed to recognise its obligations regarding the security and health of its workers”.

# amazon - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

World's richest man Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to help fight climate change
# Amazon
# Amazon

World's richest man Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to help fight climate change

Feb 18th 2020, 7:07 AM 29,263 Views 50 Comments

The online retailer Amazon that Bezos runs has an enormous carbon footprint.

# amazon - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Can you have a Green Christmas when shopping for presents online? Here's what the experts advise
# Green Christmas
# Green Christmas

Can you have a Green Christmas when shopping for presents online? Here's what the experts advise

Dec 1st 2019, 11:00 AM 12,396 Views 12 Comments

Want to avoid giant retailers and go green this Christmas? It’ll take a little bit of extra research – but it is possible.

# amazon - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires
# JAIR BOLSONARA
# JAIR BOLSONARA

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires

Nov 30th 2019, 8:16 AM 43,051 Views 25 Comments

The criticism follows a police raid at the headquarters of two nonprofit groups this week.

# amazon - Monday 18 November, 2019

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008
# Brazil
# Brazil

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

Nov 18th 2019, 10:47 PM 9,460 Views 43 Comments

It follows a series of major fires in the region earlier this year.

# amazon - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush
# Brazil
# Brazil

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:43 AM 22,769 Views 33 Comments

A logger also died in the attack on Friday night in Maranhao, Brazil.

# amazon - Friday 25 October, 2019

Pope Francis apologises over theft of Amazon statues from church in Rome
# Indigenous
# Indigenous

Pope Francis apologises over theft of Amazon statues from church in Rome

Oct 25th 2019, 9:55 PM 22,481 Views 23 Comments

The pontiff asked for forgiveness and said the indigenous statues had been found.

# amazon - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon
# Amazon Fires
# Amazon Fires

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon

Sep 7th 2019, 1:04 PM 74,686 Views 16 Comments

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro did not travel to Leticia, citing doctors’ orders.

# amazon - Friday 30 August, 2019

60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires
# Burning Ban
# Burning Ban

60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires

Aug 30th 2019, 9:34 AM 6,651 Views 8 Comments

However, activists have doused hopes that the ban would work.

# amazon - Thursday 29 August, 2019

US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government
# Amazon
# Amazon

US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government

Aug 29th 2019, 7:08 AM 7,357 Views 15 Comments

On Monday, the countries of the G7 pledged €18 million to tackle the Amazon fires.

# amazon - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know

Aug 28th 2019, 6:00 PM 13,141 Views 30 Comments

There is huge concern about the local, national and international impact of the fires.

# amazon - Monday 26 August, 2019

G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest
# Fires
# Fires

G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest

Aug 26th 2019, 10:45 PM 8,691 Views 32 Comments

Aircraft have poured thousands of litres of water on the rainforest.

# amazon - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows
# Blazes
# Blazes

Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows

Aug 25th 2019, 9:33 AM 34,344 Views 37 Comments

43,000 troops are have been made available to combat the fires.

# amazon - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says
# Study
# Study

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:54 AM 24,618 Views 30 Comments

The report surveyed major players from the tech sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons.

# amazon - Monday 29 July, 2019

Brazilian miners reportedly murder Amazonian tribal leader during land invasion
# Amapa
# Amapa

Brazilian miners reportedly murder Amazonian tribal leader during land invasion

Jul 29th 2019, 7:48 AM 40,527 Views 16 Comments

Police have been deployed to the area following the killing last week.

# amazon - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition

Jul 24th 2019, 7:17 AM 19,286 Views 5 Comments

The investigation comes after the European Union imposed hefty fines on Google recently.

# amazon - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Rare footage shows uncontacted Amazon tribe who activists say are threatened by loggers
# Awa Tribe
# Awa Tribe

Rare footage shows uncontacted Amazon tribe who activists say are threatened by loggers

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:29 PM 32,596 Views 27 Comments

Since taking office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of harming the Amazon rainforest.

# amazon - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

EU launches probe into Amazon's use of third-party sellers data
# Competition Rules
# Competition Rules

EU launches probe into Amazon's use of third-party sellers data

Jul 17th 2019, 11:21 AM 7,462 Views 4 Comments

Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the investigation would be completed as a matter of priority.

# amazon - Friday 10 May, 2019

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals spaceship model and plans to put humans on the moon
# One Small Step
# One Small Step

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals spaceship model and plans to put humans on the moon

May 10th 2019, 9:19 AM 21,467 Views 50 Comments

Bezos said his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size of a small house on the moon.

# amazon - Friday 5 April, 2019

Amazon's Bezos agrees record-breaking $35 billion divorce settlement
# Jeff Bezos
# Jeff Bezos

Amazon's Bezos agrees record-breaking $35 billion divorce settlement

Apr 5th 2019, 7:24 AM 35,165 Views 53 Comments

MacKenzie Bezos retains a 4% stake in online retail giant Amazon which her husband founded in 1994.

# amazon - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone
# Personal Information
# Personal Information

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Mar 31st 2019, 1:29 PM 16,026 Views 14 Comments

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

# amazon - Saturday 9 February, 2019

What's going on with Jeff Bezos, a tabloid magazine, Donald Trump and alleged blackmail?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What's going on with Jeff Bezos, a tabloid magazine, Donald Trump and alleged blackmail?

Feb 9th 2019, 6:00 PM 15,263 Views 27 Comments

A heated dispute is ongoing in the US involving some very high profile figures.

# amazon - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Woody Allen sues Amazon for $68m over film deal breach of contract
# Film Deal
# Film Deal

Woody Allen sues Amazon for $68m over film deal breach of contract

Feb 7th 2019, 10:01 PM 14,837 Views 0 Comments

He is accusing Amazon of cancelling a film deal because of a “baseless” decades-old allegation that he sexually abused his daughter.

# amazon - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Help, I can't stop watching videos of people buying mystery boxes filled with shite
# Mystery Box
From The Daily Edge
# Mystery Box

Help, I can't stop watching videos of people buying mystery boxes filled with shite

Jan 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 4,523 Views 1 Comment

So. Much. Shite.

# amazon - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Here's why Daisy Jones & The Six should be on you must-read list for 2019
# New Year New Read
From The Daily Edge
# New Year New Read

Here's why Daisy Jones & The Six should be on you must-read list for 2019

Jan 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 7,558 Views 0 Comments

Reese Witherspoon LOVED it.

# amazon - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Excess heat from Amazon's giant data centre will be used to warm homes in Tallaght
# Resource And Energy
# Resource And Energy

Excess heat from Amazon's giant data centre will be used to warm homes in Tallaght

Nov 22nd 2018, 3:02 PM 21,046 Views 20 Comments

The local authority has a €15 million plan for Ireland’s first data centre-based ‘district heating system’.

# amazon - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Amazon says customers' email addresses were exposed
# Website Glitch
# Website Glitch

Amazon says customers' email addresses were exposed

Nov 21st 2018, 9:15 PM 18,517 Views 12 Comments

Customers in Europe and the US were affected.

# amazon - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Judge asks Amazon to share Echo recordings in US murder case
# Alexa
# Alexa

Judge asks Amazon to share Echo recordings in US murder case

Nov 13th 2018, 8:22 AM 22,780 Views 0 Comments

Timothy Verrill is accused of murdering two women and prosecutors believe there are Echo recordings of the attack.

# amazon - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Irish Life is worried Amazon's huge data centre in Tallaght could affect its future housing projects
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Irish Life is worried Amazon's huge data centre in Tallaght could affect its future housing projects

Sep 20th 2018, 4:36 PM 1,729 Views 0 Comments

The pensions fund has a site adjacent to the facility being planned by the tech giant.

# amazon - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Amazon has become a trillion dollar company
# Loaded
# Loaded

Amazon has become a trillion dollar company

Sep 4th 2018, 7:32 PM 16,844 Views 34 Comments

The company, which was created in a garage in Washington, has come a long way.

# amazon - Monday 23 July, 2018

'If you hate me, hate me!' Check out the trailer for the new Amazon documentary on Man City's historic 2017-18 campaign
# Worth A Watch
From The42
# Worth A Watch

'If you hate me, hate me!' Check out the trailer for the new Amazon documentary on Man City's historic 2017-18 campaign

Jul 23rd 2018, 9:46 PM 11,460 Views 3 Comments

Featuring an inevitable Oasis soundtrack.

# amazon - Saturday 14 April, 2018

13 deadly pool inflatables you never knew you needed
# Pool Party
From The Daily Edge
# Pool Party

13 deadly pool inflatables you never knew you needed

Apr 14th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,223 Views 2 Comments

It’s time to stock up for summer.

# amazon - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Parts of the Amazon thought uninhabited were actually home to up to a million people
# Research
# Research

Parts of the Amazon thought uninhabited were actually home to up to a million people

Mar 31st 2018, 8:00 AM 23,770 Views 10 Comments

Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that there were hundreds of villages in the rainforest away from major rivers.

# amazon - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Amazon said it's trying to stop its Alexa software from spontaneously laughing
# We Had A Good Run
# We Had A Good Run

Amazon said it's trying to stop its Alexa software from spontaneously laughing

Mar 8th 2018, 1:10 PM 24,124 Views 31 Comments

Many people online joked that the device was becoming sentient.

# amazon - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world as Trump's value drops by $400 million
# Forbes Rich List
# Forbes Rich List

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world as Trump's value drops by $400 million

Mar 6th 2018, 10:00 PM 27,798 Views 38 Comments

Forbes published its billionaires list today.

# amazon - Sunday 25 February, 2018

An Irish answer to Amazon's same-day delivery has bagged €650k from investors
# Webringg
# Webringg

An Irish answer to Amazon's same-day delivery has bagged €650k from investors

Feb 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 34,409 Views 13 Comments

Dublin startup WeBringg has raised funding from several private investors – but it needs more.

# amazon - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Body of second Irishman recovered after Ecuador river tragedy
# Amazon
# Amazon

Body of second Irishman recovered after Ecuador river tragedy

Jan 23rd 2018, 11:26 AM 18,822 Views 2 Comments

David Higgins’ body was found by search teams yesterday.

Amazon's €1bn 'Project G' for Dublin gets the go-ahead
# Data Centre
# Data Centre

Amazon's €1bn 'Project G' for Dublin gets the go-ahead

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:18 AM 40,214 Views 73 Comments

One of the men who tried to block Apple’s plans for Galway had lodged an objection.

# amazon - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city
# Major Project
# Major Project

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city

Jan 20th 2018, 6:30 AM 25,571 Views 43 Comments

The US tech giant says it could build up to eight facilities at Mulhuddart.