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Recent articles by Ben Fox:

US lawmakers press Amazon to do more to protect its workers

The company also confirmed that employees at more US warehouses have tested positive for the virus, with 14 facilities now affected. → Read More

No, Jeff Bezos doesn't want your public donations for Amazon workers

Claims that Amazon is asking for your money aren't the whole story. → Read More

Warehouse workers demand Amazon protect them during coronavirus pandemic

Calls for more paid time off grow following first confirmed COVID-19 in a US warehouse last week. → Read More

Amazon confirms first COVID-19 case in US warehouses

The affected employee was working in a delivery station in Queens, New York. → Read More

Whole Foods, Walmart, Target, Walgreens change store hours amid coronavirus pandemic

The companies are also setting aside certain times for older shoppers. → Read More

Amazon struggles to be the everything store during the coronavirus crisis

To meet surging demand, the company makes big changes to its operations. → Read More

Amazon shifts priority to medical supplies, household basics amid coronavirus pandemic

The change comes after the company announced a big hiring blitz on Monday. → Read More

Amazon plans to hire 100,000 more US workers to handle coronavirus demand

The company also plans to raise pay for hourly workers through April. → Read More

Amid coronavirus, Amazon offers more economic supports to workers

The company created two new funds for small businesses in addition to offering pay to affected employees. → Read More

Lawmakers grill Amazon, eBay on their problems with counterfeits

The online retailers said they are doing a lot to cut down on fakes. → Read More

Amazon starts offering same-day deliveries that will arrive overnight

The company speeds up same-day Prime deliveries in Philadelphia, Phoenix, Orlando and Dallas. → Read More

Amazon now operates seven different kinds of physical stores. Here's why

When you have $11.6 billion in annual profits, you can afford to experiment. → Read More

Amazon details huge expansion plans for Bellevue, Washington

The company says it'll bring more than 15,000 employees to the city in the coming years. → Read More

Amazon now has over 150 million paid Prime members worldwide

That's up from 100 million in 2018. → Read More

Amazon surprises Wall Street with a blowout holiday quarter

The stock jumped nearly 10% following the quarterly results. → Read More

Waymo's autonomous cars become UPS' newest delivery drivers

Plus, UPS orders 10,000 electric delivery vehicles from automaker Arrival. → Read More

Sonos, PopSockets and others lash out against Big Tech's dominance

In US House's latest antitrust hearing, smaller companies raised many concerns about Google, Amazon and Apple. → Read More

Sonos, PopSockets speak out against Big Tech's dominance

In the US House of Representatives' latest antitrust hearing, smaller companies raise many concerns about Google, Amazon and Apple. → Read More

Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant try making themselves the talk of CES 2020

Which company came out on top? → Read More

Amazon sees Alexa devices more than double in just one year

At CES, the e-retailer boasts of hundreds of millions of voice-enabled devices. → Read More