Amazon bringing age verification for alcohol purchases to Amazon One palm recognition technology
Amazon's new technology allows users to prove they're above the legal drinking age without showing a physical ID to buy alcohol.
Amazon to increase delivery speed while cutting costs
Amazon.com has overhauled its logistics network in an attempt to reduce how far packages have to travel in an attempt to speed deliveries.
Amazon axes 'Halo' fitness program: How to get a refund
Amazon said the Halo devices and app will no longer work after August 1.
Amazon Prime’s new ‘dialogue boost’ makes it easier to hear what’s being said on your TV
Ever wish you could turn up the TV – but only turn up the volume of what people are saying?
Amazon reportedly considering purchase of AMC Entertainment
Amazon's reported interest in AMC is preliminary, and no offers have been made to acquire the distressed movie theater chain.
Amazon driver seen delivering package during reported armed police standoff
In a statement, Amazon said it prioritizes the safety of its drivers and was “looking into the specific circumstances” of the now-viral TikTok video.
Amazon to cut 9,000 more jobs amid 'uncertain economy'
Amazon announced Monday that it plans to cut an additional 9,000 roles within the next few weeks amid the uncertain economic environment.
Amazon sued for using facial recognition on New Yorkers without permission
Amazon sued for not telling New Yorkers it was using facial recognition to monitor customers.
Amazon Go stores to close in cities coast to coast
Amazon is permanently closing some Amazon Go stores in Seattle, San Francisco and New York City, April 1, but new stores are opening as well.
Amazon delays construction on second phase of HQ2 in Arlington
Amazon is pausing construction of its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia following the biggest round of layoffs in the company’s history and shifting landscape of remote work.
Amazon donates over 1,400 cases of water to residents of East Palestine, Ohio
More than 30 Amazon employees from its Pittsburgh and Cleveland sites volunteered to help bring water in the aftermath of the Ohio train derailment.
Amazon launches subscription prescription drug service
Amazon says RxPass is a subscription service for customers who have Prime memberships. Consumers will pay $5 a month to fill as many prescriptions as they need from a list of 50 generic medications.
Amazon shutting down AmazonSmile charity program amid wider cost-cutting moves
The program will end on February 20, and it allowed Amazon to donate a small percentage of eligible purchases to a charity selected by customers.
Amazon begins cutting 18,000 workers in its biggest layoffs ever
Amazon's layoffs are just a fraction of its 1.5M global workforce.
Amazon introduces Ring car camera for vehicles
The dual-facing camera sits on the vehicle’s dashboard and is designed to record when your car is in motion and when it’s turned off.
Amazon to cut 18,000 jobs, largest amount of layoffs in company's history
The majority of job cuts will mostly impact the company's brick-and-mortar stores, which include Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go.
Amazon extends its $5 'thank my driver' program after 'extraordinary' participation
The “thank my driver” program allows customers to use Alexa-enabled devices and Amazon’s mobile app to tip their most recent delivery driver.
‘Alexa, thank my driver’: how to give an Amazon driver $5 for each delivery
To thank drivers this holiday season, just say 'Alexa, thank my driver’ to give your Prime driver a $5 gift - and it won't come out of your account.
Amazon sued for allegedly stealing more than $1M in tips from delivery workers
Amazon says tips were already paid to drivers as part of a settlement last year. Amazon was accused of stealing tips from delivery drivers to subsidize its own labor expenses between 2016 and 2019, according to a lawsuit.
Woman driving Amazon delivery truck steals packages in Brooklyn
She was supposed to be delivering packages but was stealing them instead, police in New York City say.