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Amazon's Titanic Government Cronyism Is Finally Receiving Some Pushback...
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We all last week heard much about this: Amazon Pulls Out of Planned New York City Headquarters I am nauseously loathe to agree with New York Communist oops, I mean Democrat Congressman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. But when she's right she's right. Am
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-21 17:09 UTC
Amazon Paid $0 In Federal Income Taxes Last Year [Infographic]...
Despite doubling its profits, Amazon has paid zero dollars in federal taxes for the second successive year. A recent report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy has raised huge questions about the tax-paying habits of the tech giant...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 16:06 UTC
Is Walmart the Next Retail Dinosaur to Fail with Amazon's Dominance of Deliveries?...
The news of a terminated partnership between delivery startup Deliv and Walmart could potentially be the canary in the coalmine signaling an impending power shift away from Walmart and toward Amazon in the American retail market. To those in the know, a clandestine but very real war is currently
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 16:03 UTC
Amazon Strikes a Blow in the Logistics Industry...
The company has added fulfillment and logistics services to its list of competitors in its 10-K Opens a New Window. report, and has unveiled a program called Amazon Shipping Opens a New Window. The e-commerce giant is using its own logistics service to deliver about 26% of its own orders, according
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 15:56 UTC
De Blasio Corrects Ocasio-Cortez on Her Amazon Tax Breaks Claim...
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New York City's Democratic mayor sets the record straight about the $3 million the Big Apple would have gotten 'only after' the jobs and the revenue came in
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-18 15:44 UTC
Report: New York Questioning Amazon Facial Recognition Helped Kill HQ2 Deal...
Amazon officials reportedly defended the company's facial recognition programs during a meeting with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Thursday, just hours before Amazon reversed its controversial deal to base its new "HQ2&
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 20:25 UTC
Amazon deserves more than rejection from New York. It should be punished...
Simply saying 'no' to its headquarters isn't enough Amazon should be investigated for abusing monopoly power
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 07:51 UTC
Amazon Staffers Think The NYC Headquarters Was Scrapped To Save Jeff Bezos From Media Spotlight During Divorce...
Amazon made the surprising announcement this week that it would be backing out of plans to build a second headquarters in Queens amid political backlash, but some staffers at the online retail giant think that Jeff Bezos' love life could be the real r
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 07:49 UTC
Bill de Blasio: The Path Amazon Rejected...
It could have answered the concerns of citizens. Instead it bolted.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-17 01:52 UTC
Amazon warns Philly about proposed cashless store ban...
Philadelphia officials say Amazon has warned that a proposed ban on cashless stores would impact plans to open a brick-and-mortar location in the city.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 17:32 UTC
Amazon Spokesperson Blames Ocasio-Cortez for NYC Retreat...
The progressive congresswoman fielded intense backlash after the shocking cancellation of the company's planned second headquarters
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 17:29 UTC
A Closer Look at the Tax Incentives in the Amazon Deal...
Some activists and elected officials oppose the secretive process by which Amazon got its land, tax breaks and grant, others feel like the company isn’t a corporate entity the city and state should be welcoming because of labor, political and other practices. But all of the opponents to the Amazon
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 04:03 UTC
This is what Amazon's 'HQ2' was going to cost New York taxpayers...
New York was set to give Amazon more in tax breaks and credits than Virginia.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 03:30 UTC
Amazon Got Exactly What It Deserved—And So Did New York...
In a period of growing antipathy toward billionaires, Amazon’s corporate-welfare haul struck many as a gratuitous gift to a trillion-dollar company that was probably going to keep adding thousands of jobs to the New York region anyway. The company has more than 5,000 employees in the five boroughs,
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 01:59 UTC
New York's Anti-Amazon Movement Is Now a Blueprint for Critics of Big Tech...
Amazon couldn't cut it in New York City. The company announced Thursday that it no longer plans to open a 25,000-worker office in Long Island City, Queens, one of the two winners of its HQ2 search, a continental bake-off in which cities offered genero
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 01:56 UTC
Amazon Pulls Out of Planned New York City Campus...
Amazon's plan to build a sprawling complex in Queens in return for nearly for $3 billion in government incentives had come under fierce opposition from local lawmakers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 01:52 UTC
New York will lose the bulk of the 25,000 jobs that were promised by Amazon HQ2...
Amazon will instead fill the positions in cities throughout the country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-15 00:24 UTC
Amazon's NY exit spurs reactions on money saved and jobs lost... Inc's decision on Thursday to scrap its proposal to locate a second headquarters in the Queens borough of New York City ignited a sea of dueling reactions on Twitter, with some calling it a victory for working people while others said it me
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-14 23:59 UTC
Amazon could have helped a city that needed it. Instead, it screwed everybody....
Many New Yorkers are cheering Amazon's decision to abandon its plans for another headquarters in Queens. But its decision to scuttle plans for an HQ2 altogether rubs salt in the wounds of smaller cities hoping to become the next Silicon Valley. SEE AL
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-14 23:57 UTC
Amazon Backs Out Of Planned New York Campus After Critics Panned The Deal...
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'We've decided not to move forward'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-14 17:44 UTC

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