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Amazon's Prime Day overcomes a long delay to post better sales

The online retailer says independent merchants did great, but didn't say much about overall Prime Day sales. → Read More

Prime Day vs. Black Friday: Here's what you need to know

Amazon's sales day arrives much later this year, forcing consumers to decide whether to buy now or wait for potentially better deals later. → Read More

Prime Day vs. Black Friday: Which one has the best deals?

Amazon's sales day arrives much later this year, making it a bigger influence on holiday shopping. → Read More

Prime Day vs. Black Friday: What time should you buy?

Amazon's sales day arrives much later this year, making it a bigger influence on holiday shopping. → Read More

Amazon's very different Prime Day could render Black Friday an afterthought

It could also be so big this year that it'll even benefit rivals like Walmart and Target too. → Read More

Amazon is poised for another record Prime Day

Even during a pandemic, Amazon will do well. The event may be so big that even rivals like Walmart and Target will benefit. → Read More

Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon abused monopoly power, House report says

The report says the tech giants "run the marketplace while also competing in it" and compares them to the era of oil barons and railroad tycoons. → Read More

Prime Day vs. Black Friday: When is the best time to buy?

Amazon's sales day arrives much later this year, making it a bigger influence on holiday shopping. → Read More

Prime Day protest planned outside Bezos' Beverly Hills mansion

The Sunday demonstration is part of a string of protests held against Amazon's business practices on worker treatment and climate change. → Read More

Why Walmart Plus thinks it can challenge Amazon

CNET interviews Janey Whiteside, Walmart's chief customer officer, about the origins and future of the new subscription service. → Read More

Walmart Plus may someday rival Amazon Prime, but it's got a long way to go

CNET interviews Janey Whiteside, Walmart's chief customer officer, about the origins and future of the new subscription service. → Read More

Amazon says nearly 20,000 US employees have contracted COVID this year

Employees and state officials had been asking for this information months earlier. → Read More

Amazon says nearly 20,000 US employees had contracted COVID this year

Employees and state officials had been asking for this information months earlier. → Read More

Alexa can now immediately delete your voice recordings

The new feature is one of several new privacy tools Amazon announced for its voice assistant on Thursday. → Read More

Alexa is more vital than ever during coronavirus, and Amazon knows it

Amazon introduces a series of new gadgets and services to help with videoconferencing, home security and video streaming. → Read More

Amazon's Prime Day 2020 will take place Oct. 13-14

The sale, usually held in July, was delayed amid the pandemic. → Read More

Coronavirus lockdowns made Alexa vital, and Amazon knows it

Amazon introduced a bunch of new gadgets and services to help with voice conferencing, home security and video streaming. → Read More

Amazon Alexa can now immediately delete your voice recordings

The new feature is one of several privacy tools Amazon announced for its voice assistant on Thursday. → Read More

Amazon's Prime Day 2020 will start on Oct. 13

The sale, which is usually held in July, was delayed amid the pandemic. → Read More

iPad Air is getting bigger and more colorful. Everything to know about Apple's newest tablets

The tech giant's newest iPad Air includes an all-screen design, a new processor and Touch ID on the top button. → Read More