nearly-500-musicians-boycotting-amazon-sponsored-events-over-ice-contracts

Almost 500 artists – most of them relatively unknown – have signed an open letter stating that they will boycott concerts, namely the Intersect Music Festival sponsored by Amazon Web Services, until Amazon relinquishes its contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The artists include Deerhoof, Ted…

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streaming-wars-heat-up-as-disney-crosses-swords-with-netflix

The battle for media streaming champion is heating up with another conflict for Disney and Netflix. The iconic media company recently implemented a blanket ban on Netflix adverts across many of its channels. Inc notes this clash is “interesting.” Disney, the world’s largest content creator, and Netflix as the world’s largest streaming platform, hadn’t historically…

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here’s-what-mark-cuban-would-have-made-if-he-picked-apple-instead-of-amazon

Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of NBA team Dallas Mavericks, has revealed that his biggest stock investment is in online retail giant Amazon. Speaking to the Fox Business Network, the Shark Tank star disclosed that the Amazon stake is worth nearly a billion dollars. Meanwhile, his stake in the other major FAANG stock, Apple, is…

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amazon’s-alexa-to-accept-2020-presidential-candidate-donations-after-company’s-ceo-warns-trump-is-‘dangerous’

The anti-Trump Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos is rolling out a new feature in October that will allow Alexa users to make campaign donations to 2020 presidential candidates using the virtual voice assistant. Amazon unveiled its new Alexa Political Contributions feature on Wednesday, informing users it must have voice purchasing enabled and…

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zuckerberg,-bezos-and-cook-are-about-to-get-their-emails-raided-by-congress

Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms have been ordered by Congress to hand over sensitive documents as part of a widening investigation into alleged monopolistic practices. | Image: REUTERS/File Photo Leaders of Silicon Valley’s powerful elite have been ordered by Congress to hand over reams of documents including emails and financial statements as part of a…

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amazon-lost-more-value-since-july-than-2.5-times-tesla’s-market-cap

Amazon stock has lost more value in the past month than the entire GDP of 23 countries and the market cap of 600 other stocks. | Source: (i) Drew Angerer / Getty Images / AFP (ii) Source: REUTERS/Mike Blake; Edited by CCN Amazon stock’s market value fell by a whopping $28 billion in Monday’s stock…

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