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Walmart offers employees a more 'flexible' way of working, asking them to return to the office next month

Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Walmart asked all of its corporate associates to return to the office in a memo released Friday. The retailer did not disclose if this change is mandatory. The transition will begin on November 8, according to Walmart's chief people officer Donna Morris. Walmart asked its corporate associates to return to the office next month, saying in a note to employees "there is no substitution for being in the offices together."The note, posted on th...
Tags: Amazon, Work From Home, News, Trends, Remote Work, Walmart, Sam's Club, Retail, Corporate, Alphabet Inc, Bill Clark, Pandemic, Walmart Employee, CQ Roll Call Inc, Emily Walsh, Donna Morris

Watch Coldplay Cover Pearl Jam’s “Nothingman” In Seattle

Coldplay’s Chris Martin sang Pearl Jam’s “Nothingman” with Eddie Vedder at the Global Citizen Festival in 2016. And last night, when Coldplay played the grand opening of Seattle’s new Climate Pledge Arena in a sold-out show livestreamed by Amazon, they took the opportunity to perform “Nothingman” again.
Tags: Amazon, Music, News, Chris Martin, Coldplay, Seattle, Pearl Jam, Jam, Eddie Vedder, Climate Pledge Arena

We visited the community living in the shadow of an Amazon warehouse in Mexico, and asked residents what they thought of their new neighbor

Visiting the community of Nueva Esperanza in Tijuana, Mexico next to Amazon's new fulfillment center. Thomas Pallini/Insider Amazon's newest fulfillment center in Mexico sits directly adjacent to an impoverished community of makeshift homes. Locals in the community told Insider what they think of having the e-retailer as their new neighbor. One said that Amazon's presence was good as long as it created jobs and didn't destroy the town. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Amazon, News, Mexico, Trends, E-commerce, Features, Analysis, Retail, Jeff Bezos, Logistics, Coca Cola, Tijuana, Gomez, LA Times, Hernandez, Nueva Esperanza

Oprah's Favorite Things list is live on Amazon: Shop the best gifts now

You get a gift! And you get a gift! Thanks to Oprah Winfrey and her excellent taste in, well, everything, your entire list will benefit from the iconic media mogul's Favorite Things curated guide, created in conjunction with Amazon.
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Shop Oprah's Favorite Things from 2020 before her new list drops

Oprah Winfrey has pretty impeccable taste, and her 2020 Favorite Things list, available to shop via Amazon, is no exception.
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How it feels to go into space: ‘More beautiful and dazzling and frightening than I ever imagined’

Chris Boshuizen was one of four astronauts – including William Shatner – who flew into space with Blue Origin. Here he describes the wonder of the journeyIt was a balmy morning in the west Texas desert when Chris Boshuizen stepped into Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket capsule for a journey most of us will never experience.He waved a quick goodbye to the Amazon billionaire and took his seat next to William Shatner as the capsule door bolted shut. Continue reading...
Tags: Amazon, Space, Science, World news, Australia news, Star Trek, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, West Texas, Chris Boshuizen

Singapore arbitrator favours Amazon’s claim, Future-Reliance’s ₹25,000 crore deal put on hold longer

A Singapore arbitration panel has rejected Future Retail’s plea, taking its ₹24,713 crore deal with Reliance Retail off the table for a little longer. Amazon – which holds about 3% stake in Future Retail through its 49% shareholding in Future Coupons – objected to the deal ever since it was announced in August 2020. Singapore International Arbitration Centre in an interim decision had also put off the Reliance-Future deal in October 2020, after which the Future Group filed another plea to revok...
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Singapore, Reliance Retail, Future Group, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Reliance Future

‘What a fool’: fellow actors criticise William Shatner’s space flight

Dame Joan Collins and Brian Cox unimpressed by historic trip, saying ‘let’s take care of this planet first’The Star Trek actor William Shatner’s recent historic space flight saw him boldly go where some fellow actors refuse to follow, as the nonagenarian was labelled a “fool” for taking part in his record-breaking jaunt.Dame Joan Collins, who once appeared in an episode of the science fiction series, and the Succession star Brian Cox, are both unimpressed by Shatner, at 90, becoming the oldest p...
Tags: Amazon, Space, World news, Brian Cox, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Joan Collins, Blue Origin, Shatner, Dame Joan Collins

Black Friday 2021 deals are here—shop the best early sales at Amazon, Walmart and more

Black Friday is one of the biggest sales events of the year. In 2021, several retailers, including Amazon, have unveiled Black Friday deals.       [Author: Reviewed]
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Researchers have found why some people are fans of ultra-rich individuals like Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk, but not billionaires in general

A mobile billboard calling for higher taxes on the ultra-wealthy with an image of billionaire Jeff Bezos, near the US Capitol on May 17. Drew Angerer/Getty Images People tend to have negative views of massive wealth inequality and billionaires as a class. But a focus on individual billionaires leads people to change their minds, researchers found. The findings help explain why the world's richest people have fans who rush to defend them. America's top-five richest men now have twic...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Science, News, US, America, Trends, Billionaires, Inheritance Tax, Jeff Bezos, Ohio State, Cornell, Forbes, Jeff, Bezos, Walker

Wheel Of Time Audiobook Coming From TV Adaptation Star Rosamund Pike

Amazon's television adaptation of "The Wheel of Time," the popular fantasy book series by Robert Jordan, will be paired with a new audiobook by , Rosamund Pike.Macmillan Audio announced the news today that Pike will narrate an audiobook version of "The Eye of the World," the first book in Jordan's 14-book series that also includes an additional prequel novel.This isn't the first time Pike has voiced an audiobook. Previous efforts of Pike's have included "A Slow Fire Burning" by Paula Hawkins an...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, News, Time, Jane Austen, Jordan, Rosamund Pike, Pike, Paula Hawkins, Michael Kramer, Robert Jordan, Kate Reading, Macmillan Audio, Madeleine Madden, Moiraine

Amazon sees fresh push to unionise in New York

Warehouse workers in Staten Island hope to organise, in the latest labour push at the firm.
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The best sales to shop today: Adidas, Allswell, Le Creuset and more

Today, you'll find a deal on Le Creuset, discounted watches on Amazon and savings on kitchen essentials from Sur La Table. All that and more below.
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She thought a gig at an Amazon warehouse was a dream job. But it was a nightmare with 'grueling' conditions.

When Amazon opened a sprawling warehouse in her community in March 2020, Jennifer Bates never guessed she'd find herself testifying before members of Congress one year later about the "grueling" conditions she experienced working inside it.
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Amazon Prime Video Drops Trailer, Release Date for Pau Gasol Docuseries – Global Bulletin

DOCUSERIES Amazon Prime Video and RTG Features have dropped the trailer for “Pau Gasol: It’s About the Journey,” announced by Variety in April of this year, a four-part docuseries covering the twilight of the former NBA star’s career which will premiere on Prime Video in more than 200 countries on Nov. 12. A Lakers legend, […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Global, Nba, Pau Gasol, Amazon Prime Video, Variety, Pau, Prime Video, Global Bulletin

This warehouse worker became the face of a union push at Amazon. She's still bracing for the fallout

When Amazon opened a sprawling warehouse in her community in March 2020, Jennifer Bates never guessed she'd find herself testifying before members of Congress one year later about the "grueling" conditions she experienced working inside it.
Tags: Amazon, Congress, Cnn, Jennifer Bates

‘Everybody’s excited’: Amazon workers in Staten Island to file for union vote

Amazon Labor Union bids to create independent group – but workers say the company has openly opposed their effortAmazon workers plan to file for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board next Monday, after months of organizing and collecting over 2,000 union authorization cards from employees at a warehouse in New York City.The move will be the latest bid to organize a union at Amazon – which has opposed unionization of its huge workforce – by a labor movement seeking to flex its ...
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Internet, New York City, US, World news, E-commerce, US news, US unions, Staten Island, National Labor Relations Board, Amazon Labor Union

HBO Max, HBO Gain 1.9 Million Subscribers in Q3 as International Offsets U.S. Drop

WarnerMedia’s U.S. direct-to-consumer business took a hit in the third quarter, as it lost a net 1.8 million HBO and HBO Max customers after its deal with Amazon to carry HBO expired in mid-September. But international markets more than made up the difference: Worldwide, there were 69.4 million global HBO Max and HBO subscribers at […]
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. PayPal is reportedly exploring an acquisition of Pinterest. Pinterest soared as much as 19% on Wednesday after reports surfaced that PayPal is considering buying the social-media company for around $39 billion. Everything we ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Paypal, Cnn, Virgin Galactic, SEC, Silicon Valley, Starbucks, Jeff Bezos

Amazon Is Already Spending Game Of Thrones Money To Make The Wheel Of Time

In case you haven't heard the big news — the next "Game of Thrones" is on the way! It's called... "Westworld"? Or maybe "The Witcher"? Perhaps it's "The Expanse"? Or Amazon's "Lord of the Rings"? So many shows have had the title thrown their way, that it's getting pretty hard to keep track. But the latest addition to the club has been getting the comparison since the project was first announced.Amazon's upcoming fantasy epic, "The Wheel of Time" shares much in common with HBO's crown jewel — bot...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Television, Movies, News, Time, Weber, Bezos, Mike Weber, Stone, Amazon Studios, Witcher, Two Rivers, Brad Stone, Rafe Judkins

Supply-chain experts agree that consumers fueled the everything shortage - and might be able to help fix it

Container ships and gantry cranes in Felixstowe, Suffolk, United Kingdom. John Lamb/Getty Images Experts say consumers fueled the supply-chain crisis by buying more goods during the pandemic. Online spending has gone through the roof in recent years, causing backlogs at ports and warehouses. Shoppers can help alleviate the crisis by buying fewer goods and shopping second-hand or locally. The global supply chain has been stretched past its limit, and experts say consumers are more than part...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Asia, News, California, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Economy, Port Of Los Angeles, Retail, Long Beach, University of Pennsylvania, Bayard Winthrop, Shortages

Wales rugby: TV offers 'not enough' to air free coverage

Fans will have to pay to watch Wales in the autumn rugby internationals live on Amazon Prime.
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Amazon Prime Video Sets Natti Natasha Docuseries for November (TV News Roundup)

Amazon Prime Video announced that “Everybody Loves Natti,” the upcoming docuseries about Dominican singer-songwriter Natti Natasha, will premiere on Nov. 19. Over six episodes, “Everybody Loves Natti” will cover details of the reggaeton star’s personal life, including her fertility issues and her experience with her latest album, “Nattividad.” The series will also feature her friends […]
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Sun Country is adding 7 new nonstop routes from its Minneapolis base in its latest network expansion - see the full list

natmac stock / Sun Country Airlines announced seven new routes from its Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport base. The airline is targeting spring and summer vacation destinations in its latest network expansion. Sun Country is extending its current flight schedule into early September 2022, offering over 70 destination options. Sun Country Airlines is focusing on spring and summer destinations with seven new nonstop routes from its base at Minneapolis-Saint Paul ...
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Wheel Of Time Featurette Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of Amazon's Big Fantasy Series

Amazon Prime Video's "The Wheel of Time" adaptation is set to premiere on November 19, and while the streaming platform is keeping the show well under wraps, they are releasing some tidbits about the first season.The latest is a featurette that the UK arm of Amazon Prime Video shared via their Twitter account. In this clip, we not only get snippets of behind-the-scenes moments on the show, but we also get interviews with Rosamund Pike, who plays the powerful Aes Sedai Moiraine, as well as showru...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Television, Movies, News, Time, Rosamund Pike, Amazon Prime Video, Moraine, Robert Jordan, Judkins, Rafe Judkins, Madeleine Madden, Moiraine, Egwene Al Vere Marcus Rutherford, Perrin Aybara Barney Harris

Hackers imitate Microsoft, Amazon emails to target customers with phishing

Hackers and cybercriminals are imitating emails from Microsoft, Amazon and DHL to enhance chances of success with their phishing attempts, as per a report by Israel-based cybersecurity organisation Check Point. The Q3 brand phishing report also revealed that for the first time, social media has entered the top three avenues for phishing attempts, with WhatsApp, LinkedIn and Facebook appearing in the top ten list of imitated brands. Although Microsoft still continued to be the most frequently ta...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Business, News, Microsoft, Israel, DHL, Microsoft Amazon

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