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Amazon to start selling its cashierless technology

The e-commerce giant announced it will start selling its ‘Just Walk Out’ technology to other retailers, potentially threatening the jobs of millions of cashiers

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Amazon ditches Oracle in favour of its own cloud service

In a crushing blow to Oracle, Amazon has migrated the last of its databases to Amazon Web Services as part of an effort to reduce costs and improve performance

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Amazon lets users disable human review of Alexa recordings

As Amazon faces increasing pressure from privacy regulators, the company has changed Alexa’s settings to allow users to opt-out of having their recordings reviewed by staff

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Amazon’s IMDb launches ad-supported streaming service

Amazon-owned online movie database IMDb has entered the highly competitive streaming market with the launch of IMDb Freedive, a free, ad-supported video platform

Amazon and Apple victims of alleged microchip spy attack

A year-long investigation by Bloomberg has reportedly found evidence of hardware used for spying on server motherboards used by Amazon, Apple and a host of other organisations

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Amazon joins Apple with $1trn valuation

The e-commerce giant’s latest valuation makes it the second firm in history to reach the coveted $1trn mark

Amazon enters healthcare market with PillPack purchase

Amazon’s acquisition of online pharmacy PillPack has shaken the US healthcare industry and confirmed the company’s dedication to entering the market

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Amazon targets European grocery market with Monoprix partnership

Amazon has secured a partnership with French retailer Monoprix, allowing shoppers to make purchases through the Amazon Prime Now app and a dedicated virtual store

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Amazon buys smart doorbell start-up Ring

Amazon has acquired video doorbell maker Ring in a deal reported to be worth $1bn. The move comes as the e-commerce giant looks to refine its delivery services and bolster its range of smart home products

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US moves to make drone delivery reality

The White House has issued an order to give local governments the power to speed up drone tests in the hope to introduce regulations for commercial use

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Walmart and Google challenge Amazon with voice shopping partnership

The two industry giants are aiming to improve their position in the ecommerce market by offering consumers voice-based shopping via their smartphones

Amazon makes move into Asia by launching Prime Now service in Singapore

Amazon will finally provide some competition to Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, after making the long-anticipated move into the Asian market with the launch of its fastest service to date – Prime Now