Amazon blames social media for struggle with fake reviews | Amazon- Tempemail

Amazon has blamed social media companies for its failure to remove fake reviews from its website, arguing that bad actors turn to social networks to buy and sell fake reviews outside the reach of its own technology. The company says it removed more than 200m suspected fake reviews before they Continue Reading

Your Amazon Devices to Automatically Share Your Wi-Fi With Neighbors – Tempemail

Starting June 8, Amazon will automatically enable a feature on your Alexa, Echo, or other Amazon device that will share some of your Internet bandwidth with your neighbors—unless you choose to opt out. Amazon intends to register its family of hardware devices that are operational in the U.S.—including Echo speakers, Continue Reading

Amazon wins appeal over €250m EU tax bill | Amazon

Amazon has won a court battle against the EU over allegations that the US technology company received €250m in “illegal state aid” tax benefits from Luxembourg. The ruling from Europe’s general court is the latest blow to the EU’s fight against “sweetheart deals” that allegedly allow big multinational tech companies Continue Reading

Alexa, who are you? New book identifies Amazon’s secret voiceover artist | Amazon

The voice of Alexa, the virtual assistant developed by Amazon, is provided by Nina Rolle, a Colorado-based voiceover artist, according to a new book. Amazon has never revealed who provides the default female voice that responds to commands and questions given to Alexa, but the author Brad Stone said he Continue Reading

US workers continue unionization fight – but will Amazon prevail? | US unions

In the wake of a defeated attempt to unionize an Amazon warehouse in Alabama, workers are continuing to fight to form and run unions at the tech giant on several fronts. In another Amazon warehouse, in Staten Island, New York, workers have started a fresh union organizing drive, while airline Continue Reading

Amazon had sales income of €44bn in Europe in 2020 but paid no corporation tax | Amazon

Fresh questions have been raised over Amazon’s tax planning after its latest corporate filings in Luxembourg revealed that the company collected record sales income of €44bn (£38bn) in Europe last year but did not have to pay any corporation tax to the Grand Duchy. Accounts for Amazon EU Sarl, through Continue Reading

Amazon’s sales up 44% as US economy soars 6.4% in first quarter | Amazon

Amazon’s sales increased 44% to $108.5bn in the first three months of the year as the company’s pandemic boom continued into 2021. The sales figures from the online shopping and web services giant came after the release of slew of positive economic reports that suggest the US is shaking off Continue Reading

Echo Show 10 review: this rotating Alexa display follows you around | Amazon Alexa

Amazon’s latest top-of-the-range Alexa smart display has a trick up its sleeve like no other: it can follow you around a room. The third-generation Echo Show 10 costs £239.99 and is Amazon’s largest smart display, sitting above the smaller £100 Echo Show 8 with an 8in screen and £80 Echo Continue Reading