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Amazon sued over skincare device

An Erie County woman is suing Amazon.com because she allegedly was injured by a skincare device she bought from the online store. Plaintiff Chenlan Xue, of Depew, initially filed the lawsuit in July in state Supreme Court in Buffalo, but ...

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Lawsuit against Amazon continues

A state Supreme Court justice in Syracuse has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed against Amazon over a defective thermostat that caused a fire. Lawyers for Amazon argued that their client was not the actual seller who should be held ...

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Amazon, Justice Department spar over redactions in Pentagon cloud lawsuit

The Justice Department is pushing back on Amazon’s decision to withhold certain information from the public in its lawsuit over President Donald Trump’s alleged meddling in procurement matters. Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing division of Amazon, is suing to ...

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Judge rules against Oracle in $10 billion military cloud computing dispute

WASHINGTON – A federal judge has ruled against Oracle’s motion to block the Pentagon’s 10-year, $10 billion cloud computing contract, siding with the Defense Department and Amazon Web Services in a contentious eight-month-long legal battle. The Friday decision in the ...

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Muslim women accuse Amazon of ‘harassing and hostile’ work conditions

Amazon is being accused of religious discrimination and retaliation by three Muslim workers in Minnesota who say the tech giant denied them time and space to pray, and routinely assigned them less favorable work than their white counterparts, according to ...

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Virginia county approves Amazon incentives despite protests

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Protesters repeatedly shouted “shame” as a northern Virginia county board Saturday unanimously approved a $23 million incentives package for Amazon to build a new headquarters there. The Arlington County Board’s 5-0 vote came after hours of ...

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Amazon’s exit could scare off tech companies from New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine’s Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company’s anti-union stance. ...

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Cuomo says Amazon HQ will cost New York ‘nada’

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a deal to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to Queens will cost the state “nothing” — even though taxpayers will be on the hook for $325 million in direct grants to ...

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New York state kicks in more than $1.5 billion for Amazon HQ

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Amazon stands to get more than $1.5 billion in grants and tax breaks from New York state in exchange for bringing at least 25,000 workers to a new campus in Queens, a record-setting incentive package that ...

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Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans. The online retailer is expected to make an official ...

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