Plans for a major rewriting of international tax rules unveiled on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies like Google and Amazon.com to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills.
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Amazon.com snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting chief executive officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations.
Amazon.com has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online retailer began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year.
More than two-thirds of manufacturers and distributors have reported having to respond to elevated service standards established by companies like Amazon, according to a service gaps research study.
Amazon.com chief executive officer Jeff Bezos unveiled a "Fire" smartphone on Wednesday that comes equipped with a 3D-capable screen, a feature intended to differentiate the latest entrant to the crowded mobile device market.
Amazon.com Inc's newest mobile device, a smartphone that may sport a 3D screen, is the retailer's latest attempt to exert its influence over the way consumers shop online.
Chief executive officer Jeff Bezos will preside ov
Amazon.com is preparing to launch its long-rumored smartphone in the second half of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people briefed on the company's plans.
The Internet retailer would jump into a cr
Amazon.com is in the early stages of developing a pay-TV streaming service with live programming, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
Amazon approached at least three media companies, according to people familiar wit
Italy's largest ruling party has proposed legislation to raise government revenues by making it more expensive for multinational online companies like Google, Amazon and Yahoo to do business there.
A bill tabled by the centre-
Amazon.com, the website of the world's largest online retailer, went down for about 15 minutes on Monday in a rare outage for many users across the United States and Canada.
It was unclear what triggered the rare disruption. T