Amazon puts its feud with the New York Times, and its workplace culture, back in the spotlight

10:53PM | Tuesday, 20 October 2015 |  More than two months after the New York Times published a highly critical article on the workplace conditions and culture of Amazon, the feud between the two companies has been reignited.

Amazon sues 1100 fake reviewers

10:21AM | Monday, 19 October 2015 |  Amazon is cracking down on individuals who post fake reviews, launching a lawsuit in the United States against over a thousand people who it says posted bogus reviews in exchange for cash.

Different plane: Would-be Amazon competitor Jet pivots less than three months after launch

10:27PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 |  Jet, the high-profile startup touted to be Amazon’s next big competitor, has pivoted, just three months after launch.

How tech giants stack up in the diversity stakes

8:41AM | Monday, 24 August 2015 |  There’s been a growing trend for large tech companies to release diversity figures and, invariably, an accompanying pledge to do better, with the likes of Apple, Amazon, Twitter and Facebook leading the way.

“That’s not the Amazon I know”: Jeff Bezos says company has culture of caring

8:26AM | Tuesday, 18 August 2015 |  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has responded to the New York Times’ highly critical piece on the company’s workplace conditions and culture.

“Workers cry at their desks”: Survival of the fittest in the Amazon jungle

8:31AM | Monday, 17 August 2015 |  The New York Times published an expansive, highly critical article about the working conditions and culture in Amazon over the weekend.

THE NEWS WRAP: Google giving away patents to startups

7:34AM | Friday, 24 July 2015 |  As part of a continued fight against patent trolls, Google is offering to give startups two starter patents to help them get off the ground and defend their IP.

THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon considers paying ordinary people to deliver packages

6:23AM | Wednesday, 17 June 2015 |  Amazon is considering paying ordinary people to deliver packages in a bid to tackle rising shipping costs and speed up delivery times, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Shift to online music underscores power of a handful of tech giants

4:27PM | Friday, 17 April 2015 |  Digital music downloads and online streaming sales have now overtaken sales of CDs and records for the first time, underscoring just how fundamentally the internet has changed the way we consume.

Amazon’s dashing vision of the future of shopping: Think fast, Think less, Buy more

4:53AM | Tuesday, 7 April 2015 |  Amazon’s announcement for its new vision of shopping, the Dash Button, was so bizarre, that people thought it was an early April Fool’s joke.