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Recent articles by Eugene:

Google, Amazon, and Microsoft layoffs will result in a 'bloodbath' of 40,000 jobs lost. Inside the tech industry's week from hell.

The tech giants are making painful adjustments after a pandemic hiring spree was abruptly halted by an economic downturn and stock market slump. → Read More

Amazon employees learned they were laid off by email, not a face-to-face with managers or HR. Read the email they were sent.

The abruptness is adding to the anxiousness Amazon employees are feeling over the layoffs. → Read More

Read the emails Amazon's HR and retail bosses sent to employees as its largest layoff in company history starts

These are the first messages to employees as Amazon embarks on the largest layoffs in company history on Wednesday. → Read More

Amazon's Prime membership program stopped growing in the US for the first time ever

The new estimates from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners are another sign of deceleration across the e-commerce giant. → Read More

Leaked internal documents show Amazon will likely continue to slow growth next year amidst cost-cutting and anticipation of a severe economic downturn

The company is pursing higher profit margins by cutting costs and slowing growth as it faces an uncertain economic future. → Read More

Amidst the layoffs at Amazon, the company's ultra-secretive research lab is at risk of being shut. It's a sign things are changing 'dramatically' at the company.

Amazon's Grand Challenge team epitomized the company's "Think Big" mantra. Insiders are worried its era of high-risk projects is over. → Read More

Leaked email shows Amazon is cooperating with the FTC's investigation by urging employees to preserve evidence

The move shows Amazon is taking the FTC's investigation seriously. → Read More

Amazon's cloud business just reported its slowest growth ever, and executives hinted it could get even worse

AWS's slowing pace of growth was one of the main reasons for the plunge in Amazon shares in after-hours trading on Thursday. → Read More

Amazon is shutting down teams that make free AWS tutorials and other online courses as cost cuts grow

The moves are part of one of the most severe cost cutting phases in Amazon's history as a looming recession forces tough decisions. → Read More

Amazon's moonshots lab recently shut down several secret projects, shocking members of the team. Here are the initiatives that got the chop, and the ones that survived.

The tech giant is winding down projects and cutting costs in other ways in the face of slowing growth and a looming recession. → Read More

Amazon, Meta, and other big tech firms have entered the 'Great Hesitation' — cutting hiring and other costs in fear of an economic downturn

The economic outlook is darkening, and tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Amazon are getting ready for a rough ride. → Read More

Leaked Amazon slides instruct employees to 'double down on frugality' in all-hands meeting

Amazon overbuilt warehouses and generally grew too fast during the pandemic. With a recession looming, the internet giant is cutting back. → Read More

The era of Big Tech moonshots is over. Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are pulling back on ambitious, risky long-term projects after many of them failed.

Big Tech companies are scaling back or shutting down pie-in-the-sky projects as costs and immediacy become major concerns. → Read More

Amazon created a 'Builder Experience' unit to help engineers avoid bureaucracy. Here are the team's 6 guiding principles.

Amazon is responding to engineers' frustrations about rote work, poor developer tools and a deteriorating of the company's "building" culture. → Read More

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy is trying to fix a crumbling engineering culture with a new unit that tackles 'foundational pain points' raised by the company's frustrated developers

The ASBX group has more than 400 employees focused on helping Amazon engineers avoid rote work and be more creative. → Read More

An Amazon manager told staff to collect donations if they wanted to keep buying cereal for their office

The incident is one of several signs of Amazon frugality going overboard, according to former Amazon employees who now work at Google. → Read More

A leaked recording reveals the moment when Amazon decided to go big on the new 'Lord of the Rings' series

A major breakthrough in 2018 persuaded Amazon to double down on original video content, SVP Jeff Blackburn said at an internal all-hands meeting. → Read More

This chart shows Amazon's pharmacy business is struggling to gain traction even among its most active shoppers

Amazon acquired the online-pharmacy startup PillPack for about $750 million in 2018. New survey data suggests the deal has been a failure. → Read More

Your Amazon therapist will see you now: Tech giant plans to add mental health support to primary-care service

Amazon Care plans to add mental health services to its offerings, signaling another expansion to its nascent primary-care business. → Read More

Amazon is quietly developing cancer vaccines in partnership with Fred Hutchinson and recruiting patients for a new clinical trial

The cancer vaccine project is the latest indication of Amazon's growing interest in the healthcare sector. → Read More