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Riz Ahmed and ASL Coach Jeremy Lee Stone on ‘Sound of Metal’s’ Labor of Love

In “Sound of Metal,” Riz Ahmed plays Ruben, a heavy metal musician who gradually loses his hearing. The film, bowing Friday on Amazon Prime, follows Ruben as he copes with his hearing loss. Director Darius Marder relies on sound design to immerse the audience into the film, allowing them to understand what Ruben is going […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Ruben, ASL, Riz Ahmed, Darius Marder, Sound of Metal, Jeremy Lee Stone


25 deals on fashion essentials at Amazon that make perfect gifts

With Amazon Fashion, you can grab deals on top brands and styles you desire along with everything else in your Amazon cart. From fuzzy slippers to winter jackets, we found the items on sale that you should check out.
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Imogen Poots Joins Amazon Series ‘Outer Range’

Imogen Poots has been cast in the upcoming Amazon drama series “Outer Range,” Variety has learned. She joins previously announced series lead Josh Brolin as well as Lili Taylor, Tamara Podemski, and Tom Pelphrey. The series centers on Royal Abbott (Brolin), a rancher fighting for his land and family, who discovers an unfathomable mystery at the […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Josh Brolin, Imogen Poots, Tom Pelphrey, Abbott Brolin, Lili Taylor Tamara Podemski


Some Whole Foods workers say they're stressed out and frustrated as COVID cases rise ahead of the holidays, and it's a symptom of a national crisis among America's grocery store workers

Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images Some Whole Foods workers say they are scared and stressed out ahead of the holidays and amid a worsening coronavirus crisis.  Business Insider spoke with five current Whole Foods employees from different regions across the country and one who recently left the company who said employee morale is low, COVID-19 precautions have relaxed, and their teams are stretched thin. The workers spoke on a condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal.   "We co...
Tags: Amazon, News, Whole Foods, Cdc, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Chicago, New York Times, Grocery Stores, Retail, Seattle, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


‘Lord of the Rings’ Series at Amazon Adds 20 Actors to Cast

The upcoming “Lord of the Rings” series at Amazon is adding 20 actors to its cast, Variety has learned. The new additions are: Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Cunliffe, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Thusitha Jayasundera, Fabian McCallum, Simon Merrells, Geoff Morrell, Peter Mullan, Lloyd Owen, Augustus Prew, Peter Tait, […]
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Amazon is using Pinkertons for union-busting surveillance

Lauren Gurley at Vice's Motherboard has broken the story about the obsessive monitoring of labor and environmental activists at Amazon facilities in Europe by Pinkerton merceneries. From the source: A trove of more than two dozen internal Amazon reports reveal in stark detail the company's obsessive monitoring of organized labor and social and environmental movements in Europe, particularly during Amazon's "peak season" between Black Friday and Christmas. — Read the rest
Tags: Amazon, Europe, Post, News, Surveillance, Unionization, Jeff Bezos, Pinkerton, Pinkertons, Surveillance Capitalism, Lauren Gurley, Union-busting, Amazon Employees for Climate Justice


Walmart is giving its frontline workers a holiday bonus up to $300 and extending its COVID-19 leave policy

Walmart Walmart is rolling out $700 million in bonuses to workers this holiday season, the company announced Thursday. Part-time, full-time, and temporary employees working at Walmart's stores, distribution centers, and fulfillment centers are all eligible.  It's the company's fourth cash bonus paid to associates since the start of the pandemic.  The company is also extending its COVID-19 leave policy through July.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Walmart and Sam's Clu...
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Amazon in Talks to Acquire Indie Podcast Company Wondery in $300M-Plus Deal (Report)

Amazon is in negotiations to buy Wondery, the four-year-old independent podcast producer and network, in a deal worth over $300 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. Hernan Lopez, formerly CEO of 21st Century Fox’s Fox International Channels, founded Wondery in 2016 with the mission of producing high-quality scripted and unscripted podcast entertainment. Lopez declined to […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Wall Street Journal, Lopez, Hernan Lopez, Wondery, 21st Century Fox 's Fox International Channels


Spectacular eight-mile frieze of Ice Age beasts found in Amazon rainforest

Thousands of rock art pictures depicting huge Ice Age creatures such as mastodons have been revealed by researchers in the Amazon rainforest.
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Amazon's Panorama box lets firms check if staff follow coronavirus rules

AWS Panorama adds a range of employee monitoring powers to existing workplace camera systems.
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People are obsessed with this $25 Amazon ice roller that can depuff your face

The Amazon Esarora Ice Roller is a cult favorite with over 8,000 reviews and a celebrity following. The $25 handheld gel and water beauty tool can help reduce puffiness, soothe inflamed skin, diminish pores and increase blood flow in your face.
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More than 2.5 miles of cliff paintings found hidden in the Amazon rainforest show ancient hunter-gatherers killing Ice Age creatures

Tepuye de Cerro Azul, the largest of the rocky, image-covered shelters studied by a team of researchers, in the Serranía La Lindosa region of Colombia. Jeison Lenis Chaparro-Cárdenas Researchers discovered thousands of drawings adorning three rock shelters in the Colombian Amazon. The drawings cover more than 2.5 miles of rock and are at least 11,800 years old. They depict an ancient hunter-gatherer society that lived at the end of the Ice Age, with scenes of humans hunting mastodons and ...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Science, News, Trends, Colombia, Guardian, South America, Farc, Business Insider, Mark Robinson, Cave Art, Mastodon, Exeter University, University of Exeter, BCE


Hens pursue Amazon driver

In this footage, hens advance upon an Amazon driver, who makes a fast exit. The hens pursue him to the driveway, then stand guard lest he return.
Tags: Amazon, Video, News, Wonderful Creatures


‘Vikings’ Season 6 Final Episodes to Premiere on Amazon Before History Channel

“Vikings” Season 6 will roll out its final episodes on Amazon prior to airing on its linear home on History Channel. The last 10 episodes of the show’s final season will drop on Amazon in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Ireland on Dec. 30. They will then roll out on History, which has aired […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Ireland, Vikings, History Channel, US UK Germany Austria, Amazon Before History Channel


Walmart scraps shipping minimum in move to take on Amazon

Walmart is dropping its $35 minimum shipping threshold on online orders for its membership program Walmart+, a move that could make the offering more competitive with Amazon Prime.
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Walmart scraps shipping minimum for subscription service in move to take on Amazon

Walmart is dropping its $35 minimum shipping threshold on online orders for its membership program Walmart+, a move that could make the offering more competitive with Amazon Prime.
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Pablo Iacoviello, Javiera Balmaceda on Amazon’s Booming Success in Latin America

Amazon Prime Video is rapidly becoming a major force in Latin America with its mix of local content, ambitious productions and compelling stories. Taking part in a Ventana Sur online conference, Pablo Iacoviello, Amazon Prime Video’s director of content for Latin America, and Javiera Balmaceda, Amazon Studios’ head of originals for Argentina, Chile and Colombia, […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Global, Colombia, Markets & Festivals, Ventana Sur, Latin America, Amazon Prime Video, Diego Luna, Argentina Chile, El Presidente, Pablo Iacoviello Javiera Balmaceda, Pablo Iacoviello Amazon Prime Video, Javiera Balmaceda Amazon Studios


Tons of Cyber Monday deals are still live at Amazon

Cyber Monday has arrived at Amazon. After more than a week and hundreds of jaw-dropping deals, the mega-retailer is offering up one last chance to save big on some of the most coveted items around.
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All the best Cyber Monday deals you can shop at Amazon

Cyber Monday has arrived at Amazon. After more than a week and hundreds of jaw-dropping deals, the mega-retailer is offering up one last chance to save big on some of the most coveted items around.
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Amazon sales surge during a record season

Amazon was already having a blowout year. And it's shaping up to be a record-breaking holiday shopping season, too.
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Amazon sales surge during a record-breaking holiday shopping season

Amazon was already having a blowout year. And it's shaping up to be a record-breaking holiday shopping season, too.
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Luis Sepulveda’s ‘Diary of a Sentimental Killer’ to Get TV Series Adaptation, Sold by EO Media Distribution (EXCLUSIVE)

Late Chilean author Luis Sepulveda‘s short novel “Diary of a Sentimental Killer,” about a globetrotting hitman with a broken heart, is being developed into a TV series that will be sold by Latin America’s EO Media Distribution, the company that recently handled multi-window distribution of high-profile titles such as “Narcos” and Amazon’s “El Presidente.” London […]
Tags: Amazon, London, News, Global, Latin America, Luis Sepulveda, EO Media Distribution


Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon surges to 12-year high

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon surged to a 12-year high in the year between August 2019 and July 2020, according to the country's National Institute for Space Research (INPE).
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Meikincine Continues Torrid Sales Run for Chile’s ‘Jailbreak Pact’ with French, Australian Deals (EXCLUSIVE)

Following Chile’s most successful theatrical release of 2020 and high-profile streaming premieres in Latin America and the U.S. as an Amazon Prime Video Exclusive, Argentina’s Meikincine, sales agents on this year’s Argentine Oscar submission “The Sleepwalkers,” has sold Chilean political thriller “Jailbreak Pact” to Swift Productions in France and SBS in Australia. Recent deals struck […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Australia, France, Global, Chile, Argentina, SBS, Ventana Sur, Latin America, Meikincine, Storyboard Media



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