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Amazon is experimenting with a 30-hour work week for certain teams

Amazon is launching a program that would give a specific team of employees a 30-hour work week, The Washington Post reports. The employees will be a subset of Amazon’s technical team, and would earn 75 percent of what their 40-hour counterparts earn, but with the same benefits package. 136 more words

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Amazon wants to sell a cheaper music subscription service that will only work on its Echo player

Amazon is going to launch a music subscription service that would work the same way services from Apple, Spotify and many others work: The Service will cost a small $10 a month for all the music you can listen to anywhere you go. 77 more words

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Amazon, once a big spender, is now a profit machine

Until last year, Amazon was known as much for its ubiquity in online retail as it was for the bold and expensive visions of CEO Jeff Bezos. 661 more words

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Amazon is bringing some of the best non-fiction classics to Kindle

Amazon wants Kindle to be a destination for all types of writing, and that now includes older non-fiction and short-form stories that may have otherwise been lost to time. 182 more words

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Amazon reportedly planning a physical bookstore in New York City

Amazon may open a brick-and-mortar bookstore and cafe in the Hudson Yards development on the west side of Manhattan, reports The New York Post. The deal may not be closed just yet, but The Post says Amazon is serious about the location and is moving forward with a deal. 174 more words

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A security developer wrote such a scathing Amazon review that the product disappeared

Matthew Garrett is a security developer at CoreOS who also buys Internet of Things devices on Amazon and writes security reviews about them. Among his purchased and reviewed gadgets are seven smart bulbs and the… 336 more words

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FAA proposes $350,000 fine against Amazon for shipping 'Liquid Fire'

The FAA wants to fine Amazon $350,000 for mishandling the shipment of something called “Amazing! Liquid Fire,” Reuters reports. The FAA claims that in October 2014, Amazon shipped the product — one gallon of corrosive clog remover — from Louisville, KY to Boulder, CO, violating the FAA’s Hazardous Materials Regulations in the process,  169 more words

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