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Amazon in talks to purchase self-driving startup Zoox

(Business) – Amazon.com has advanced in talks to buy Zoox, a self-driving startup, to expand its reach in autonomous-vehicle technology. Zoox is said to be valued at less than the $3.2 billion in the deal after comparison with a funding round in 2018. The agreement between Amazon and Zoox may be weeks away and the […]
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Amazon France warehouse closure extends to May 18

PARIS (Technology) – Amazon is planning to extend its French warehouses’ closure until May 18. Amazon’s six French warehouses have remained shut since April 16 after court rulings ordering the restriction of deliveries during the COVID-19 pandemic or the option of facing hefty fines. Amazon was continuing to consult with staff representatives and
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Amazon extends work from home regime till Oct. 2

(Business) – Amazon.com Inc has told staff whose job can be done from home that they can do so until at least Oct. 2, pushing out the timeline on a return to work for many employees as it faces scrutiny over conditions in its warehouses. “Employees who work in a role that can effectively be […]