8th Amazon warehouse staff dies of coronavirus

An eighth Amazon warehouse worker has died from coronavirus, as the company continues to wrestle with complaints about workplace safety, NBC News reported. The female worker was assigned to the packing area at a fulfillment center near Cleveland in North Randall, Ohio. She had worked with Amazon since November 2018. She was diagnosed April 30, which was … Continue reading 8th Amazon warehouse staff dies of coronavirus

Pope Francis against ordination of married men as Catholic priests

Pope Francis declined Wednesday to approve the ordination of married men to address the priest shortage in the Amazon, sidestepping a fraught issue that has dominated debate in the Catholic Church and even involved retired Pope Benedict XVI. In an eagerly-awaited document, Francis didn't even refer to recommendations by Amazonian bishops to consider the ordination … Continue reading Pope Francis against ordination of married men as Catholic priests

Best 2020 Oscar movies you can watch on Netflix and Amazon

It's been another amazing year at the movies. Packed with the usual onslaught of sequels, prequels, reboots, and remakes, 2019 recorded an impressive list of original streaming gems. For every blockbuster raking in mountains of cash, there are several Netflix or Amazon films also worth seeing. These are the most likely awards contenders available to … Continue reading Best 2020 Oscar movies you can watch on Netflix and Amazon

Bill Gates reclaims ‘world’s richest person’ title from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is taking a fall from his perch as the world's richest person, mostly because Amazon's stock price has fallen. That cut into Bezos' wealth, Bloomberg reports, though not so you'd notice. Bezos is at $107.1 billion at the moment, about $300 million less than Gates, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. It's the first time Microsoft's … Continue reading Bill Gates reclaims ‘world’s richest person’ title from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Why is Amazon leaving New York City?

Amazon is reconsidering building one of its new headquarters in New York due to local opposition, including from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, The Washington Post reported Friday. After a nearly year-long search, Amazon in November selected the Long Island City neighborhood of New York City and the National Landing neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, as the two sites for its East Coast … Continue reading Why is Amazon leaving New York City?

Amazon calls on competitors to adopt its new minimum wage package

  As part of the efforts aimed at improving employees’ welfare, Amazon made headlines this week with its $15 per hour minimum wage for U.S. workers only. Image shows Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO Although Amazon’s new pay doubles the federal minimum wage of $7.25, the online giant was criticized for withdrawing bonuses, including … Continue reading Amazon calls on competitors to adopt its new minimum wage package

The Wall Street Journal reveals illegal trade on Amazon

  In a heavily damaging report, The Wall Street Journal revealed on Sunday that Amazon staff had accepted huge bribes in return for the illegal sale of customer data.  The report revealed that sellers keen on getting their hands on the vast Amazon customer data and some key internal sales data had managed to tempt … Continue reading The Wall Street Journal reveals illegal trade on Amazon

Jean-Claude Van Damme hits Amazon with JCVD series on December 15

Jean-Claude Van Damme, the Belgian actor popularly known for his kick-boxing prowess, is finally collaborating with Amazon for a weird-TV Olympics titled "Jean-Claude Van Johnson." According to a CNN report, the upcoming surreal flight of comic fancy Van Johnson is expected to start with lots of manic energy, as well as many highs and lows. Image: Jean-Claude … Continue reading Jean-Claude Van Damme hits Amazon with JCVD series on December 15

BBC invests $44 Million to compete with Facebook, Google, Netflix and Amazon

British broadcaster BBC has invested a whooping $44 million to compete from a position of strength with business giants Amazon, Facebook, Google and Netflix. BBC, now 94 years old, said today that it has an annual plan to continue reinvesting for a "new generation BBC." "We put children's front and center throughout the charter renewal … Continue reading BBC invests $44 Million to compete with Facebook, Google, Netflix and Amazon