The announcement of Toronto being shortlisted in one of the most lucrative competitions in the tech world has sent waves across Canada’s largest city. Amazon looked at bids from 238 communities for it’s new headquarters and Toronto made the cut when the tech giant narrowed down that list to 20.
February 19, 2018 @ 8:00 PM by: REALSIMPLE.COM/Sarah Yang Want to know which wedding gifts are must-have items? Amazon’s got you covered. The site’s Popular Wedding Gifts page might help streamline the process if you don’t know where to start when it comes time to create your registry. Setting one up can
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A British man’s Amazon Echo Dot accidentally ordered cat food after overhearing a TV commercial for Alexa, which featured a man asking it to buy Purina pet products. While the customer cancelled the order before it was processed, the incident prompted a complaint to the British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
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Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find quality care “at a reasonable cost.” The leaders of each company, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Buffett, and JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, offered
Amazon’s first automated grocery store opened to the public on Monday with a simple promise: “No lines, no checkout.” “We created the world’s most advanced shopping technology so you never have to wait in line,” reads the webpage devoted to the 167-square-metre store, which is currently housed inside Amazon’s Seattle
Tech sector entrepreneurs whose Canadian cities were snubbed by Amazon in its search for a second corporate campus say they are disappointed, despite fears they would have seen increased competition for scarce skilled talent. They say the American online giant’s promised contribution of $5 billion in construction and up to
Amazon is hiking the monthly fee it charges its U.S. customers for Prime membership, but the change won’t impact Canadians who all pay by the year. The online retailer announced Friday that starting immediately, new customers would be charged $12.99 US a month, up from $10.99 US previously. The monthly fee
Amazon has announced its shortlist for its second headquarters and Toronto is the only Canadian city to make the cut. Last September, Amazon said it would build a second headquarters in North America with a price tag of nearly $5 billion, and potentially hire 50,000 people to fill high-paying jobs.