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Google, Amazon, and Israel in the new America

Google, Amazon, and Israel in the new America

The tech giants’ organizational culture raises questions on giving them control over Israel’s government data for the next 7 years. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 31/05/2021 00:00
Amazon employees urge company to sever ties with IDF

Amazon employees urge company to sever ties with IDF

More than 500 employees of Amazon sign letter calling on the company to sever business contracts with the IDF.Ben Ariel, 28/05/2021 04:40
Jeff Bezos to officially step down on July 5

Jeff Bezos to officially step down on July 5

Amazon founder will officially step down from his role as chief executive on July 5 and be replaced by Andy Jassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 01:05
Amazon to buy MGM for $8.5 billion

Amazon to buy MGM for $8.5 billion

Online giant purchases studio behind James Bond, Rocky, in bid to expand its entertainment portfolio.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 16:35
Amazon Web Services, Hebrew U launch quantum computing research

Amazon Web Services, Hebrew U launch quantum computing research

Hebrew University says it is the first Israeli academic institution to partner with Amazon for quantum research.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 15:12
Hebrew University and Amazon establish quantum computing research agreement

Hebrew University and Amazon establish quantum computing research agreement

First agreement between Amazon Web Services and an Israeli academic institution to develop quantum technologies is underway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 11:22
Amazon alters app logo that drew comparisons to Hitler’s mustache

Amazon alters app logo that drew comparisons to Hitler’s mustache

Online retail giant alters app logo after users compare it to Hitler's iconic mustache.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 03/03/2021 15:03
Orthodox Jewish sellers say they're squeezed by this new Amazon rule

Orthodox Jewish sellers say they're squeezed by this new Amazon rule

Amazon's new shipping policy requires sellers to commit to offering shipments on the Sabbath - forcing out Orthodox Jewish vendors.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 22/02/2021 07:03
Amazon’s next CEO, Andy Jassy, is Jewish

Amazon’s next CEO, Andy Jassy, is Jewish

Outgoing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces that his 'shadow', 53-year-old Andy Jassy, will take over later this year.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 05/02/2021 13:38
Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos will be stepping down during the third quarter of this year and be replaced by AWS CEO Andy Jassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 23:15
Alternative messaging app claims double standard

Alternative messaging app claims double standard

A small-time messaging app, banned from app stores in the wake of the Capitol riots, is looking to sue Amazon for discrimination.Shlomo Witty, 11/01/2021 22:02
Amazon bans Parler

Amazon bans Parler

Amazon follows Google and Apple in removing Parler app, which is seen as an outlet for conservative voices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/01/2021 08:59
Amazon Sidewalk: A No-Go for Privacy and Security

Amazon Sidewalk: A No-Go for Privacy and Security

Millions of folks that have purchased an Amazon Alexa device or a Ring camera opted into a new service from Amazon known as SidewalkGuest Post , 27/12/2020 09:51
Amazon investigating Alexa's anti-Semitic responses

Amazon investigating Alexa's anti-Semitic responses

Amazon launches inquiry after British MPs complain about Alexa's anti-Semitic responses to questions about Jews, Israel and the Holocaust.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/11/2020 21:57
French mayors seek to sidestep lockdown laws in order to protect local business

French mayors seek to sidestep lockdown laws in order to protect local business

All non-essential shops must close for 15 days - but 50 mayors aren't playing along.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2020 21:05
The time to invest in tech is over - back to the old favorites

The time to invest in tech is over - back to the old favorites

While tech giants made trillions during the first lockdown, companies like Nestle & Unilever are cashing in now.Y Rabinovitz, 27/10/2020 14:05
Amazon: More than 19,000 employees have tested positive for COVID-19

Amazon: More than 19,000 employees have tested positive for COVID-19

Amazon says that slightly more than 19,800 of its employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of March.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2020 06:11
Rabbis to Amazon: Sever relationship with Southern Poverty Law Center 'Hate Map'

Rabbis to Amazon: Sever relationship with Southern Poverty Law Center 'Hate Map'

Rabbis argue that list, besides unfairly targeting conservative organizations, is “detrimental and even dangerous to the Jewish community.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2020 14:52
'Dangerous' Amazon mini-series about Nazi hunters renewed for second season

'Dangerous' Amazon mini-series about Nazi hunters renewed for second season

Amazon renews ‘Hunters,’ Al Pacino’s Nazi-hunting drama, for second season.Marcy Oster, JTA, 05/08/2020 07:30
Heads of large technology companies testify before US lawmakers

Heads of large technology companies testify before US lawmakers

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google CEOs testify on Capitol Hill over antitrust concerns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 01:29
Two people shot at Amazon facility in Florida

Two people shot at Amazon facility in Florida

Two people shot at Amazon facility near Jacksonville. Their condition is unclear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 23:11
Amazon resumes shipping to Israel - at a price

Amazon resumes shipping to Israel - at a price

E-commerce giant resumes int'l deliveries, but currently only offers expensive express shipping. "Airways are limited at the moment."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2020 09:21
Amazon cancels free shipping to Israel due to coronavirus

Amazon cancels free shipping to Israel due to coronavirus

As Amazon orders surge, coronavirus delays deliveries and threatens to put sellers out of business. Millions of people left without orders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2020 11:53
Amazon bans 'Mein Kampf'

Amazon bans 'Mein Kampf'

Amazon bans the sale of most editions of Adolf Hitler’s book and other Nazi propaganda books.Elad Benari, 17/03/2020 06:29
Head of Spielberg Holocaust foundation to Amazon: Drop 'Hunters'

Head of Spielberg Holocaust foundation to Amazon: Drop 'Hunters'

Fictional show "muddies historical record, disrespects those who perished, and provides ammo to" Holocaust deniers, fdn director says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 15/03/2020 08:27
Amazon offers Palestinian Arabs free shipping following uproar

Amazon offers Palestinian Arabs free shipping following uproar

Amazon extends offer of free shipping to areas of Judea and Samaria controlled by the PA after PA threatens legal action.Elad Benari, 05/03/2020 05:59
PA threatens Amazon over free deliveries to Judea and Samaria

PA threatens Amazon over free deliveries to Judea and Samaria

PA ministers threaten to sue Amazon in international court over 'racist' free shipping to Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevy, 26/02/2020 22:35
Amazon stops selling books described as 'Nazi propaganda'

Amazon stops selling books described as 'Nazi propaganda'

Online retail giant stops sales of some books following protests that the titles were Nazi-era "propaganda".Elad Benari, 26/02/2020 05:20
Amazon mini-series 'dangerous foolishness,' Auschwitz Memorial warns

Amazon mini-series 'dangerous foolishness,' Auschwitz Memorial warns

Auschwitz Memorial condemns Amazon’s Nazi-hunting series ‘Hunters’ as ‘dangerous.’Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 25/02/2020 08:24
Auschwitz museum calls on Amazon to remove Nazi propaganda from platform

Auschwitz museum calls on Amazon to remove Nazi propaganda from platform

Auschwitz museum demands Amazon drop 'Nazi propaganda' books.AFP, 22/02/2020 22:53
PA threatens legal action against Amazon

PA threatens legal action against Amazon

PA blasts Amazon for offering free shipping to Israeli residents of Judea and Samaria but not to Palestinian Arab ones.Elad Benari, 19/02/2020 05:44
Amazon under fire over free shipping to Jews and not Arabs

Amazon under fire over free shipping to Jews and not Arabs

Amazon accused of bias for offering free shipping to Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria but not to PA villages.Ben Ariel and JTA, 17/02/2020 05:56
Saudi Crown Prince linked to hacking of Amazon head's phone

Saudi Crown Prince linked to hacking of Amazon head's phone

UN experts call for investigation into possible involvement of Mohammed bin Salman in hacking of Jeff Bezos’ iPhone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2020 00:15
Class-action lawsuit filed against Israel postal service for prioritizing Amazon delivery

Class-action lawsuit filed against Israel postal service for prioritizing Amazon delivery

Online auction business owner files suit against Israel Post for 'prioritizing' delivery of Amazon packages over other packages.Marcy Oster/JTA, 07/01/2020 17:59
Launch of Amazon’s Hebrew storefront offers American expats a taste of home

Launch of Amazon’s Hebrew storefront offers American expats a taste of home

Amazon.com's new Hebrew storefront boosts sales to Israel. Will the online retail giant open one of its mega-warehouses in Israel?Sam Sokol, JTA, 30/12/2019 08:27
Amazon removes Christmas ornaments with images of Auschwitz

Amazon removes Christmas ornaments with images of Auschwitz

Online retail giant removes bottle openers and Christmas ornaments featuring images of Auschwitz hours after complaints filed.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/12/2019 20:26
Auschwitz Christmas ornaments put up for sale at Amazon

Auschwitz Christmas ornaments put up for sale at Amazon

Christmas ornaments and bottle openers featuring images from Auschwitz now up for sale at online retail giant Amazon.com.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/12/2019 19:18
Amazon blocks pro-Israel Evangelical group from charity program

Amazon blocks pro-Israel Evangelical group from charity program

Pro-Israel group dropped from Amazon Smile program, after Southern Poverty Law Center dubs organization a 'hate group'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2019 14:59
Online shoppers rejoice - Amazon offers free shipping to Israel

Online shoppers rejoice - Amazon offers free shipping to Israel

Internet retail giant Amazon.com now offering free shipping to Israel on orders over $49 - allowing shoppers to avoid VAT tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019 11:00
Woody Allen and Amazon agree to settle lawsuit

Woody Allen and Amazon agree to settle lawsuit

Woody Allen ends $68 million lawsuit against Amazon over canceled movie deal.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/11/2019 07:47
Amazon Boys Choir Releases Hit Song

Amazon Boys Choir Releases Hit Song

6 children of Chabad shluchim in the Amazon Rainforest take part in their parents' mission to awaken Judaism in the local Jewish community., 03/10/2019 22:18
Amazon launches in Israel

Amazon launches in Israel

Global online retail giant launches its local delivery service in Israel. For the time being, the website is in English only.Elad Benari, 23/09/2019 05:12
Amazon signs delivery agreement with Israel Post

Amazon signs delivery agreement with Israel Post

New agreement expected to provide Israel Post with tens of millions of shekels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2019 13:27
Israel sends experts to Brazil to assist with Amazon fires

Israel sends experts to Brazil to assist with Amazon fires

Israeli delegation of firefighters, rescue experts leave for Brazil to help combat fires ravaging the Amazon Basin.AFP, 03/09/2019 20:21
Anti-Semitic shirt on sale on Amazon

Anti-Semitic shirt on sale on Amazon

Shirts bearing iconic photographs of the Holocaust of a man being shot to death while perched over a mass grave are sold on Amazon UK.Sara Rubenstein, 24/08/2019 23:36
Amazon officially launches in Israel

Amazon officially launches in Israel

Amazon launches Hebrew web page, offers Israeli business owners to use its platform.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2019 13:44
Amazon buys Israeli startup for $60 million

Amazon buys Israeli startup for $60 million

US tech giant purchases Israeli company E8 Storage, which develops high-speed data storage technology.Gary Willig, 31/07/2019 18:10
German Jews condemn anti-Semitic items on Amazon

German Jews condemn anti-Semitic items on Amazon

'Absolutely unacceptable' that T-shirts, stickers, glorifying Nazis should be sold on Amazon, German Jewish leader says.AFP, 13/07/2019 22:06
CEO Jeff Bezos breaks ground at Amazon's $1.5 billion airport

CEO Jeff Bezos breaks ground at Amazon's $1.5 billion airport

The air cargo hub, slated to open in 2021, will 'get you your packages faster.'Sara Rubenstein, 17/05/2019 08:22
It's official - Amazon.com is opening up shop in Israel

It's official - Amazon.com is opening up shop in Israel

Online retail giant offers local merchants opportunity to sell via Amazon marketplace. Experts say move likely hints at future expansion.David Rosenberg, 30/04/2019 11:39
Amazon most popular supplier for Valentine’s Day

Amazon most popular supplier for Valentine’s Day

18% of US shoppers went to Amazon for their Valentine’s Day gifts, followed by Walmart at 12% and Target at 10%Arutz Sheva, 18/02/2019 18:18
The incredible hypocrisy of Jeff Bezos

The incredible hypocrisy of Jeff Bezos

When the patron of sexual smear artists and hackers got hacked. Opinion.Daniel Greenfield, 18/02/2019 13:41
Amazon cancels plan to build New York headquarters

Amazon cancels plan to build New York headquarters

Online giant cancels plans to open new headquarters in Queens, along with its 25,000 high-paying jobs.Gary Willig, 14/02/2019 21:56
Woody Allen sues Amazon for nixing movie deal

Woody Allen sues Amazon for nixing movie deal

Filmmaker says online giant axed $68 million film deal over 'baseless 25-year-old allegations', refused to release film.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 08/02/2019 10:27
Amazon to acquire Israeli cloud computing company

Amazon to acquire Israeli cloud computing company

US tech giant reportedly acquiring Israeli cloud computing company CloudEndure for an estimated $250 million.Elad Benari, 08/01/2019 04:35
Amazon supports charities with ties to Islamic extremism

Amazon supports charities with ties to Islamic extremism

Fox News reports Jeff Bezos under fire for allowing donations to charities backed by controversial British imam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018 13:18
Cigarette lighter causes Amazon millions in damage

Cigarette lighter causes Amazon millions in damage

Amazon worker jailed for causing over $10 million in damages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2018 11:34