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IMDb Says Launch Of IMDb Freedive, A Free Streaming Video Channel
Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - IMDB::IMDB SAYS LAUNCH OF IMDB FREEDIVE, A FREE STREAMING VIDEO CHANNEL AVAILABLE IN UNITED STATES.  Full Article

CloudEndure Says It Has Been Acquired By Amazon Web Services - Statement
Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - :CLOUDENDURE SAYS IT HAS BEEN ACQUIRED BY AMAZON WEB SERVICES - STATEMENT.  Full Article

Balyo Signs A Seven-Year Commercial Agreement With Amazon
Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - BALYO SA ::BALYO SIGNS A SEVEN-YEAR COMMERCIAL AGREEMENT WITH AMAZON.AMAZON WOULD OBTAIN RIGHT TO SUBSCRIBE UP TO 29% OF BALYO'S CAPITAL.BOTH BALYO'S INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS AND MAJOR FINANCIAL SHAREHOLDERS SUPPORT THIS TRANSACTION.RIGHT DEPENDING ON LEVEL OF POTENTIAL FUTURE ORDERS BY AMAZON UP TO EUR 300 MILLION.THE 11.753.581 BSAS FREELY ALLOCATED TO AMAZON (EACH ENTITLING TO SUBSCRIPTION OF 1 NEW SHARE) WILL HAVE A TERM OF SEVEN YEARS FROM DATE OF ALLOCATION.  Full Article

Ring To Announce Its Fifth Video Doorbell, Ring Door View Cam At CES 2019
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 

Jan 7 (Reuters) - RING ::RING SAYS AT CES 2019, WILL ANNOUNCE ITS FIFTH VIDEO DOORBELL, RING DOOR VIEW CAM.RING SAYS STARTING JAN 7, WILL LAUNCH A PREORDER FOR THE NEW RING SMART LIGHTING PRODUCT LINE.  Full Article

Yankees In Talks With Amazon, Sinclair To Bid For Yes Sports Network - WSJ
Friday, 28 Dec 2018 

Dec 28 (Reuters) - :YANKEES IN TALKS WITH AMAZON, SINCLAIR TO BID FOR YES SPORTS NETWORK - WSJ, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Amazon Expands Partnership With Air Transport Services Group By Leasing An Additional 10 Aircraft
Friday, 21 Dec 2018 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::AMAZON'S AIR NETWORK EXPANDS TO SUPPORT THE GROWTH OF PRIME FAST, FREE SHIPPING FOR CUSTOMERS.ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES GROUP BY LEASING AN ADDITIONAL 10 AIRCRAFT.THE 10 ADDITIONAL CARGO PLANES WILL CONSIST OF BOEING 767-300 AIRCRAFT.THE 10 ADDITIONAL CARGO PLANES WILL BE OPERATED ON AMAZON'S BEHALF BY AN ATSG AIRLINE, WILL JOIN AIR CARGO OPERATION OVER NEXT TWO YEARS.  Full Article

Instacart Says Winding Down Relationship With Amazon’s Whole Foods
Thursday, 13 Dec 2018 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Instacart::INSTACART - WINDING DOWN RELATIONSHIP WITH AMAZON’S WHOLE FOODS; FIRST PHASE OF TRANSITION STARTS DEC 13.INSTACART - 243 OUT OF 1,415 IN-STORE SHOPPERS AT WHOLE FOODS LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED STARTING FEB 10, 2019.INSTACART - IN MONTHS FOLLOWING FEB 10, EXPECT TO RAMP DOWN REMAINING WHOLE FOODS IN-STORE SHOPPING OPERATIONS.INSTACART - FULL-SERVICE, MULTI-STORE SHOPPERS TO BE ABLE TO PICK, PACK, DELIVER FROM WHOLE FOODS LOCATIONS UNTIL IT EXITS CO'S MARKETPLACE.INSTACART - WHOLE FOODS' EXIT FROM CO'S MARKETPLACE WILL NOT IMPACT SHOPPERS WHO SUPPORT SEVERAL GROCERS.INSTACART - EXPECT TO PLACE OVER 75 PERCENT OF IMPACTED IN-STORE WHOLE FOODS SHOPPERS IN NEW IN-STORE SHOPPER JOBS AT ANOTHER RETAILER IN THEIR AREA.INSTACART - WILL OFFER TRANSFER BONUS FOR IN-STORE WHOLE FOODS SHOPPERS CO PLACES IN A NEW ROLE WITH CO.INSTACART - FOR IN-STORE WHOLE FOODS SHOPPERS WHO CHOOSE NOT TO/CANNOT BE PLACED IN NEW ROLE, CO TO GIVE MINIMUM 3-MONTHS SEPARATION PACKAGE.  Full Article

Japan To Step Up Oversight Of Foreign Tech Giants - Nikkei
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018 

Dec 12 (Reuters) - NIKKEI::JAPAN TO STEP UP OVERSIGHT OF FOREIGN TECH GIANTS .WATCHDOG WILL LOOK AT PRACTICES OF PLATFORM OPERATORS LIKE AMAZON, GOOGLE TO IDENTIFY PROBLEMS, RECOMMEND LEGISLATIVE, OTHER SOLUTIONS .JAPAN GOVERNMENT AIMS TO DRAW UP A FRAMEWORK FOR NEW BODY BY NEXT SUMMER.JAPAN GOVERNMENT PLANS TO SET UP OVERSIGHT BODY AS EARLY AS 2020, BASED ON RECOMMENDATIONS IN EXPERT PANEL'S DRAFT REPORT .EXPERT PANEL'S REPORT STRESSES TAKING HARD LINE AGAINST CONCENTRATION OF DATA IN FEW HANDS.BEFORE NEW WATCHDOG IS SET UP, JAPAN FAIR TRADE COMMISSION TO CONDUCT SURVEY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY AS EARLY AS JANUARY.GOVERNMENT MUST CONCERN ITSELF WITH NOT ONLY AMERICAN TECH GIANTS, BUT ALSO CHINESE PLAYERS LIKE ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING, WARNS REPORT.INCREASED OVERSIGHT ALSO AIMS TO CURB ALLEGED DATA COLLECTION BY CHINESE TECH COMPANIES AT BEIJING'S BEHEST.JAPAN FAIR TRADE COMMISSION SURVEY TO LOOK FOR ILLEGAL BUSINESS PRACTICES OR CONTRACTS.COMMISSION WILL START TAKING DATA CONSOLIDATION INTO ACCOUNT IN ITS ANTITRUST REVIEWS OF MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS.  Full Article

Comcast To Launch Amazon Prime Video On Xfinity X1 Nationwide
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Comcast Corp ::COMCAST TO LAUNCH AMAZON PRIME VIDEO ON XFINITY X1 NATIONWIDE.COMCAST CORP - COMCAST AND AMAZON ANNOUNCED PRIME VIDEO SERVICE WILL LAUNCH OVER NEXT WEEK ON COMCAST'S XFINITY X1.  Full Article

Amazon Web Services CEO Says No Plans On Horizon To Spin Off AWS- CNBC Interview
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - :AMAZON WEB SERVICES CEO ANDY JASSY SAYS NO PLANS ON THE HORIZON TO SPIN OFF AWS - CNBC INTERVIEW.  Full Article

Verizon deepens ties with Apple, offers free Apple Music to some U.S. customers

Jan 15 Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it will include free Apple Music subscriptions in some of its top-tier U.S. data plans, deepening its ties with the iPhone maker.