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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
Wednesday, 12 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

AWS Says The Guardian Life Insurance Co Of America Has Selected AWS As Its Preferred Cloud Provider
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - :AMAZON WEB SERVICES SAYS THE GUARDIAN LIFE INSURANCE CO OF AMERICA HAS SELECTED AWS AS ITS PREFERRED CLOUD PROVIDER.  Full Article

Amazon's partnership with wework to test Alexa for business has been paused - CNBC
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 

Nov 27 (Reuters) - :AMAZON'S PARTNERSHIP WITH WEWORK TO TEST ALEXA FOR BUSINESS HAS BEEN PAUSED - CNBC.  Full Article

Lockheed Martin To Integrate New AWS Ground Station Service With New Verge Antenna Network
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp::LOCKHEED MARTIN - ANNOUNCED STRATEGIC COLLABORATION TO INTEGRATE NEW AMAZON WEB SERVICES GROUND STATION SERVICE WITH CO'S NEW VERGE ANTENNA NETWORK.  Full Article

Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Ground Station
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::AMAZON.COM INC - ANNOUNCED AWS GROUND STATION.AMAZON.COM - NEW SERVICE AWS GROUND STATION MAKES IT COST-EFFECTIVE FOR CUSTOMERS TO DOWNLOAD DATA FROM SATELLITES INTO AWS GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE REGIONS.AMAZON.COM INC - CUSTOMERS PAY-BY-THE-MINUTE FOR ANTENNA ACCESS TIME USED.AMAZON.COM INC - INITIAL CUSTOMERS DIGITALGLOBE, BLACKSKY, SPIRE, CAPELLA SPACE, OPEN COSMOS, AND HAWKEYE 360 TO ACCESS ANTENNAS ON DEMAND.  Full Article

Amazon Says Its Customers Worldwide Ordered More Than 18 Mln Toys And More Than 13 Mln Fashion Items On Black Friday And Cyber Monday, Combined
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018 

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::AMAZON.COM - AMAZON CUSTOMERS WORLDWIDE ORDERED MORE THAN 18 MILLION TOYS AND MORE THAN 13 MILLION FASHION ITEMS ON BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY, COMBINED.AMAZON.COM INC - SALES BY SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES WORLDWIDE GREW MORE THAN 20 PERCENT ON BLACK FRIDAY YEAR-OVER-YEAR.AMAZON.COM INC - THROUGHOUT TURKEY 5, AMAZON.COM CUSTOMERS ORDERED MORE THAN 180 MILLION ITEMS.AMAZON.COM - SHOPPERS ON AMAZON PURCHASED A "RECORD NUMBER OF AMAZON DEVICES GLOBALLY THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND, WITH MILLIONS OF DEVICES SOLD WORLDWIDE".AMAZON.COM INC - U.S. CUSTOMERS ORDERED MORE THAN FOUR MILLION TOYS AND ELECTRONICS ON MOBILE APP ON BLACK FRIDAY.  Full Article

Robinhood Appoints Jason Warnick Joins As CFO
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018 

Nov 26 (Reuters) - Robinhood::JASON WARNICK JOINS ROBINHOOD AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - ROBINHOOD BLOG POST.ROBINHOOD - WARNICK JOINING CO NEXT WEEK.ROBINHOOD - WARNICK JOINING CO FROM AMAZON WHERE HE SPENT NEARLY 20 YRS, MOST RECENTLY AS VP OF FINANCE & CHIEF OF STAFF TO AMAZON CFO.  Full Article

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Poste Italiane can withstand competition from Amazon: CEO

MILAN Poste Italiane can weather competition from Amazon.com in its deliveries business, the chief executive of the former Italian postal services monopoly said on Friday.