Amazon Japan starts locker delivery service

Business / Corporate Sep 19, 2019

Amazon Japan starts locker delivery service

Amazon Japan G.K. on Wednesday started a locker delivery service, Amazon Hub, aimed at enhancing convenience for customers and reducing the need for re-deliveries. The e-commerce giant has installed lockers at FamilyMart Co. convenience stores and other locations for customers to pick up their packages. Amazon ...

Business Sep 11, 2019

Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide

Facebook Inc. will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism of how social media companies moderate violent and potentially dangerous content. The social network also said on Tuesday self-injury related content ...

Big Tech's 'nemesis' in EU gets new term — and more power

Business Sep 11, 2019

Big Tech's 'nemesis' in EU gets new term — and more power

The European Union's competition chief is getting a new term — with expanded powers — in a move that underlines how the bloc's battle to regulate big tech companies is only just beginning. Margrethe Vestager, who angered the Trump administration by imposing multibillion-dollar penalties on ...

Fires just one of the dangers facing the world’s largest rainforest

World Sep 1, 2019

Fires just one of the dangers facing the world’s largest rainforest

Wildfires are just one of the dangers facing the world's largest rainforest. The Amazon, covering 5.5 million square kilometers (2.1 million square miles) over nine countries, faces ever more serious threats from encroaching crop and livestock farming, mining, land occupation and illegal logging. Farming Deforestation for ...