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Recent articles by Matt:

Amazon Unveils Smaller Delivery Drone That Can Fly in Rain

Amazon.com Inc. unveiled a new delivery drone design on Thursday that’s smaller, makes less noise and can fly through light rain, the latest effort to get the troubled and long-developing project off the ground. → Read More

Amazon Closes, Abandons Plans for Dozens of US Warehouses

Amazon.com Inc., determined to reduce the size of its sprawling delivery operation amid slowing sales growth, has abandoned dozens of existing and planned facilities around the US, according to a closely watched consulting firm. → Read More

Amazon’s Alexa apps are hard to find. Perhaps ads will help

Amazon plans to beef up the apps it offers through Alexa in an effort turn the device into a money-maker. → Read More

Amazon Union Targets Kentucky Warehouse in Bid for a Drive (1)

Workers at a Kentucky Amazon facility are looking to form the first union outside of New York, according to an organizer and an attorney for Amazon Labor Union. → Read More

Clashing Abortion Laws in US Northwest Show Chaos of Post-Roe Care

The governors of Washington and Idaho signed diametrically opposed bills less than a week apart. → Read More

Amazon Jumps on Plan to Split Stock, Buy Back Up to $10 Billion

(Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc. is planning to split its stock for the first time in more than two decades in a move that will end an era of four-digit stock ... → Read More

Amazon Settles With California Over Worker Safety Tied to Covid

Amazon.com Inc. will step up efforts to inform warehouse workers in California about safety protocols and Covid-19 outbreaks under a deal reached with the state’s attorney general. The accord announced Monday requires Amazon to notify workers within one day and local health agencies with 48 hours about new Covid-19 cases in the workplace and pay $500,000 towards consumer protection enforcement… → Read More

Amazon’s autonomous cars unit Zoox expands testing to Seattle

A growing number of autonomous-technology startups are expanding their testing outside of the Bay Area, long a locus of activity for the nascent industry. → Read More

Amazon’s Twitch is hacked, exposing source code, creator payouts

Amazon.com's video game streaming platform Twitch has been attacked by an anonymous hacker, who claims to have exposed sensitive source code and details on payouts to content creators, according to multiple media reports. → Read More

Amazon CEO, citing ‘rougher’ patch with Seattle, looks to ’burbs

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said he is open to a reset in the company's sometimes-contentious relationship with Seattle, but also made clear that he's hedging his bets with plans to expand in neighboring cities. → Read More

In Amazon’s Flagship Fulfillment Center, the Machines Run the Show

At BFI4 outside Seattle, the retailer uses algorithms and robots to ship more than a million packages a day—vastly changing the jobs of humans in the process. → Read More

Amazon’s Covid Dilemma: Mandate Vaccinations and Risk Losing Workers

The company has many virus skeptics in its warehouse ranks and needs to retain employees amid a tight labor market. → Read More

Amazon Union Election Should Be Re-Run, Labor Official Says

A federal official has recommended overturning the results of a union election at an Amazon.com Inc. warehouse in Alabama, giving the retail union an opportunity to reverse its defeat, according to people familiar with the issue. → Read More

Amazon.com Wants to Monitor You in Your Sleep, for Your Benefit

Amazon on June 22 asked the FCC, which regulates airwave uses, for permission to market a device that uses radar. The technology captures movement in three dimensions, enabling a user to control its features through simple gestures and movements, the company said in a filing. → Read More

Amazon Changes Worker Tool, Supports U.S. Marijuana Law

(Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc. is changing a worker productivity tracking protocol that has drawn the ire of many frontline employees, saying the “Time off... → Read More

Amazon Sued by Five Women Alleging Bias, Retaliation

Amazon.com Inc. was hit Wednesday with lawsuits from five women alleging harassment, discrimination and retaliation. → Read More

Amazon Work Rules Govern Tweets, Body Odor of Contract Drivers

The company’s efforts to bring order to its sprawling delivery operation could risk a legal and regulatory backlash. → Read More

Amazon Spending $1 Billion on Early Pay Bump for Hourly Workers

Amazon.com Inc. is rolling out raises to more than 500,000 of its hourly workers a few months early, spending $1 billion on pay bumps designed to juice hiring at the company’s fast-growing logistics division. → Read More

Amazon Holds Early 2-to-1 Advantage in Alabama Union Vote Count

(Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc. pulled ahead as federal officials began counting votes in a historic election to determine whether workers at an Amazon.com... → Read More

Amazon Names Selipsky to Lead Cloud Unit After Jassy Becomes CEO

(Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc. is bringing a former executive back to run its cloud computing division, poaching a top leader from Salesforce.com Inc.Adam... → Read More