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Telecommunications and information technology (IT) companies managed to take the top nine spots of the world’s 10 most valuable brands in 2018, according to Brand Finance, an independent business valuation consultancy. According to the Brand Finance report, Amazon topped the list of the highest value brands in the world after its valuation at $150.8bn, up …
Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO world’s richest person in 2017
Souq currently controls around 78% of all e-commerce in the MENA region
Company will look into implementation procedures with the government within two weeks and meet top exporters, says Kesis
US retail giant Amazon has launched its instant purchase buttons in Germany, seeking to edge out traditional supermarkets from the household goods market and capitalizing on Germans too lazy or forgetful to shop.
Amazon is reportedly a month away from launching a new subscription-based music streaming service. Once licensing agreements are signed, Amazon will enter a crowded market dominated by Spotify and Apple Music.
Chevron has won a key challenge against a multi-billion-dollar judgment over polluting the Ecuadorian Amazon with toxic oil waste. But the case is far from over – a challenge is still pending in Canada.
The Munduruku indigenous people are resisting hydroelectric dams on the Tapajós River, a major Amazon tributary. The hydropower, touted as green, would destroy forests – and could even increase greenhouse gas emissions.
Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos has pledged an additional $3 billion (2.6 billion euros) in investments in India, banking on exponential growth in the online shopping sector in the Asia’s third largest economy.
Beyond delivering search results and the Android mobile operating system, tech giant Google is moving into virtual reality and voice-activation technology – going toe-to-toe with Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon.
Already taking on Netflix, Amazon has set its sights on another online video giant. The e-commerce company has just started its own user-generated video service, hoping to further shake up the entertainment industry.
US online giant Amazon has said it’s shipped a record number of items globally for the Christmas holidays. Sales were boosted especially due to the retailer’s Prime service offering faster delivery options.
Analysts said Amazon has more opportunities outside the United States.
Amazon aims to gauge demand and test logistics before rolling out nationwide, mirroring its approach to its grocery delivery service, Amazon Fresh.
Reuters – Hewlett-Packard Co said it plans to invest more than $1bn over the next two years to develop and offer cloud-computing products and services. The company said it will make its OpenStack-based public cloud services available in 20 data centers over the next 18 months. OpenStack, a cloud computing project that HP co-founded, provides …
Souq, Jumia, Amazon and Facebook the most commonly used online shopping websites
Fifteen new data centers will be opened to bring the total IBM network to 40, the company said.
Amazon, who launched its own app store in March 2011, was sued in the same month by the Apple alleging trademark violation and false advertising.
The move puts Google into direct competition with services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon
The Guarani Kaiowá tribe and others like it have often received threats from ranchers and loggers with little help from the government
By Glenn Chapman / AFP SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon, Apple and Twitter were graded poorly Tuesday in a Greenpeace study of technology titans’ use of clean energy to power the mushrooming Internet cloud, but Facebook, Google and Yahoo! won praise. The environmental charity’s “How Clean is your Cloud?” report, billed as a rallying cry instead of …