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Bezos: Amazon’s in a Plural Marriage to the Cloud, Prime and Marketplace

  SAN FRANCISCO (USA Today) –  Animal rights activists, labor groups, environmentalists and transit riders were lined up near Seattle’s Space Needle Wednesday as Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting took place. Inside, the Rev. Jesse Jackson took the e-commerce giant to task for its poor record of hiring women Read More

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Why Amazon Loves Local — and Why It Absolutely Shouldn’t

  NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Amazon is set to launch a local marketplace specifically for services later this year, according to Reuters. The online agora would expand Amazon’s existing third-party seller system to include local service providers. Amazon Local, the company’s existing Groupon lookalike, already offers some services; new service-oriented sellers, like carpenters Read More