Amazon's compliance with a Chinese government edict is part of a deeper, decadelong effort by the company to protect and grow its business in one of the world's largest marketplaces.
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The company now makes the data it collects on U.S. customers available upon request failing to defeat a measure requiring such disclosures.
Most new hires will help run 100 new logistics facilities in the United States, on top of more than 250 that opened earlier this year.
Amazon's fierce resistance to unionization, skepticism among workers that organizing could get them a better deal and decisions on election parameters all contributed to the defeat.
Millions of users of Amazon's Echo speakers have grown accustomed to the soothing strains of Alexa, the human-sounding virtual assistant that can tell them the weather, order takeout and handle other basic tasks in response to a voice command. So a customer was shocked last ...