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Amazon’s second headquarters could push home prices up by nearly 30% in its host city — here’s why renters should be worried

Newark and Raleigh could see the largest hikes, while the longtime frontrunner, Washington, DC, would see only a 4% increase in home prices.
Amazon warehouse in Brieselang, Germany.

Top Amazon executive says horror stories about warehouse working conditions are ‘myths’

Amazon's head of warehouse operations John Felton told The Sunday Telegraph that the firm has become a target because of its size.

Here’s how Google’s new $150 Home Hub compares to the Amazon Echo Show

The latest generation of smart home devices from Google and Amazon have displays that allow you to see, rather than just hear, your commands. Here's how the Amazon Echo Show and Google Home Hub compare.
Prime is very important to Amazon.

Prime members spend way more on Amazon than other customers — and the difference is growing

The difference between purchases made by Prime members and other shoppers is growing on Amazon, according to a new study by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. It shows that Prime is becoming more important to Amazon, though CIRP also reports that the company's membership growth is slowing.

DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT: How to wipe your personal information from Facebook, Amazon, Google, and other major websites and apps

The recent hack of Facebook compromised the personal information of 30 million people. Here's how you can delete your account from the major websites and protect yourself against incidents in the future.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

12 devices and services that could help you ditch Amazon completely

Amazon's formerly sterling reputation has taken a hit on all sides recently. If you want to drop it completely, here's how.
Dallas, Texas is one of the contenders.

Amazon is reportedly revisiting HQ2 contenders as it prepares to make its decision — here’s who’s left in the running

Amazon has reportedly revisited several of the cities shortlisted for HQ2 in the past few months, including New York City, Newark, and Chicago. 20 cities are still in the running, and Amazon is expected to announce a decision before the end of the year.

There’s more evidence that the race for Amazon’s HQ2 is still wide open

Amazon reportedly visited Miami, Chicago, New York City, Newark, and locations in the Washington, DC, area. With repeat visits to multiple sites on the short list, there's more evidence than ever that the Amazon HQ2 selection is not at all locked up.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos makes more in one minute than the median US worker makes in one year.

Amazon is opening a new office in Manchester as it makes a big bet on research and development in the UK

Amazon announced it's opening a new office in Manchester, UK, which will accommodate at least 600 staff. Amazon is also expanding its research and development teams in Cambridge and Edinburgh.

China’s biggest retailer is coming to America with the help of Google

China's JD.com is about to get more access to the American customer, with the help of Google. It will be the first time the Chinese e-commerce giant can sell directly to US customers.