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  • America’s largest companies push for federal online privacy laws to circumvent state regulatory efforts

    America’s largest companies push for federal online privacy laws to circumvent state regulatory efforts

    As California moves ahead with what would be the most restrictive online privacy laws in the nation, the chief executives of some of the nation’s largest companies are taking their case to the nation’s capitol to plead for federal regulation. Chief executives at Amazon, AT&T, Dell, Ford, IBM, Qualcomm, Walmart, and other leading financial services, […] More

  • Shopify buys warehouse automation tech developer 6 River Systems for $450 million

    Shopify buys warehouse automation tech developer 6 River Systems for $450 million

    Shopify, the shopping technology developer that’s quickly becoming the anti-Amazon, has taken another step up the sales supply chain with its $450 million acquisition of the warehouse automation and management technology developer, 6 River Systems. The acquisition will serve to boost efficiencies among Shopify’s Fulfillment Network service which launched in . June. The acquisition gives […] More

  • Amazon employees are striking against climate change

    Amazon employees are striking against climate change

    Climate change is a hot-button issue. From students to politicians, people everywhere are standing up to the widespread inaction over the planet’s rapidly warming temperatures.  There are around 65,000 corporate and tech Amazon employees in the U.S., and now 941 of them — comparatively a small number, but growing — have added their names to this […] More

  • DHL expands Africa eShop online retail app to 34 countries

    DHL expands Africa eShop online retail app to 34 countries

    DHL  has expanded its DHL Africa eShop business to 13 additional markets, upping the presence of the global shipping company’s e-commerce platform to 34 African countries. DHL <a href=”https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/11/dhl-launches-africa-eshop-app-for-global-retailers-to-sell-into-africa/”>went live with the digital retail app in April, bringing more than 200 U.S. and U.K. sellers — from Neiman Marcus to Carters — online to African consumers. Africa […] More

  • Original Content podcast: Amazon’s ‘Carnival Row’ mixes fairies, politics and murder

    Original Content podcast: Amazon’s ‘Carnival Row’ mixes fairies, politics and murder

    “Carnival Row” offers an unlikely mix of genres, laying out a murder mystery in a world of fairies and other mythical creatures, while also delivering a healthy dose of allegorical politics. And as we explain in the latest episode of the Original Content podcast, the show (recently released on Amazon Prime Video) does take some […] More

  • U.S. Senator demands answers from Amazon Ring over its police partnerships

    U.S. Senator demands answers from Amazon Ring over its police partnerships

    Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) is looking for answers from Amazon about its doorbell camera Ring and the company’s relationships with law enforcement agencies around the U.S. In a letter published on Thursday, he writes to the technology giant how partnerships like Ring’s raise “serious privacy and civil liberties concerns,” and asks Amazon to further […] More

  • Vitamix 5200 blender is on sale at Amazon for almost $50 off

    Vitamix 5200 blender is on sale at Amazon for almost $50 off

    TL;DR: Snag the popular Vitamix 5200 for $399.95 at Amazon. It’s usually $449, so you’ll save $50. You may have heard that reducing your meat intake is a great way to help the environment, or maybe you just suddenly remembered that New Year’s resolution you abandoned in January. Whatever the reason, smoothies and juices are […] More

  • All-new Fire TV Cube available to pre-order for under £110 on Amazon

    All-new Fire TV Cube available to pre-order for under £110 on Amazon

    TL;DR: The hands-free Fire TV Cube is now available to pre-order for £109.99 on Amazon, and will be released on Oct. 10. The Fire TV Cube is the latest Amazon device off the conveyor belt, and if you’re already a fan of the retailer’s smart home devices, you’ll definitely want to pre-order this clever box. […] More

  • This Best-Selling Travel Pillow Is 40 Percent Off on Amazon — Today Only!

    This Best-Selling Travel Pillow Is 40 Percent Off on Amazon — Today Only!

    If you’re a frequent traveler (or know one!) you won’t want to miss out on this deal: The mega popular Trtl Pillow is having its biggest sale ever for the next 24 hours, beginning at 3 a.m. ET and ending at 3 a.m. ET, September 6. You’ve probably seen the scarf-resembling pillow before — boasting […] More

  • Walmart-owned Flipkart bets on free video streaming service and Hindi support to win next 200 million internet users in India

    Why Walmart’s Flipkart is betting heavily on Hindi

    Flipkart, the largest e-commerce platform in India, said Tuesday it has concluded the roll-out of a range of features to its shopping app in what is its biggest update in recent years. Chief among these new features is access to Flipkart in Hindi language. Prior to the revamp of the app, Flipkart was available only […] More

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