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Brazil: Authorities contain blazes at Amazon reserve

Authorities in Brazil have managed to contain multiple blazes that have destroyed about half of an indigenous…

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Amazon says it's 'cooperating' with police after raid in Japan

Police in Japan have raided the Tokyo offices of Amazon as part of a probe into suspected sales of…

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Amazon rainforest destruction increases again in Brazil

The Amazon rainforest's destruction rate has increased for a second consecutive year, data from Brazil’s government has shown. Deforestation increased…

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Anti-logging campaigner murdered in Peru

Illegal loggers have been blamed for forest campaigner Edwin Chota’s murder in Peru, as per media reports. Chota and three…

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Online retail giant Amazon posts profit, beating expectations

Beating expectations, online retailer Amazon has posted a $92 million profit in the second quarter compared to the loss of…

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European Commission opens antitrust probe into Amazon e-book business

The European Commission (EC) has started a formal antitrust probe into the e-book business of internet giant Amazon. The EC…

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Amazon removes copies of Isis propaganda magazine from website

Copies of Dabiq, an Islamic State propaganda magazine that was listed on Amazon, have been removed from the site by…

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Amazon starts paying corporation tax on retail sales in UK

Amazon has become the first tech firm to discard practices that diverted profits and sales away from Britain. The online…

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Amazon reports $57mn loss in Q1 of 2015, but revenues up by 15%

Amazon has reported a quarterly loss of $57 million for the first three months of 2015, though the online retailer's…

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HBO launches online streaming service in US

American network HBO is starting an online streaming service, which will pit it against established players like Netflix and Amazon.…

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Amazon registers modest profit for last quarter of 2014

Amazon has registered a negative growth for the last quarter of 2014 on a year-over-year basis. It posted a net…

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Amazon buys video-game streaming service Twitch for $970m

Internet publishing giant Amazon has bought Twitch, a service that provides streaming video games, for $970m, as per media reports.…

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Flipkart, Indian e-commerce company, raises $1bn fund

Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce firm, has raised $1bn in fresh funding, a record high for an Indian internet company. Flipkart,…

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Amazon reports $126m loss, sales increase

Amazon has reported a $126m loss for its second quarter despite a rise in sales. While the revenue…

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Amazon unveils its smartphone called 'Fire Phone'

Amazon's smartphone has been long-rumored, but reports suggest that it has finally been unveiled. The most interesting features of the…

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Amazon's smartphone may be ready for release

Amazon recently released a YouTube video teasing a device, which is expected to release on June 18.  The video immediately…

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Amazon Prime fee increased to $99

After anticipating for several months, Amazon mentioned that it will be increasing its Prime fee to $99.  Reports suggest that…

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Workforce on the Internet is faceless

America's internet economy hides the faces of its workers in today's age and George Packer of the New Yorker pointed…

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Amazon may ship your product before you even buy it

Amazon may have the ability to see into the future: Reports suggest that the firm can predict the needs of…

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Why are Amazon's Kindles so cheap?

Amazon sells its Kindles so cheaply for a simple reason: Its users end up spending a ton of money on…

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