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Nandita Bose

How Amazon.com moved into the business of U.S. elections

16 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing arm is making an aggressive push into one of the most sensitive technology sectors: U.S. elections.

U.S. online privacy rules unlikely this year, hurting big tech

01 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON A U.S. online privacy bill is not likely to come before Congress this year, three sources said, as lawmakers disagree over issues like whether the bill should preempt state rules, forcing companies to deal with much stricter legislation in California that goes into effect on Jan. 1.

Trump says he discussed Biden in call with Ukrainian president

23 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he discussed Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son in a call with Ukraine's president. | Video

Walmart to stop sales of e-cigarettes in U.S. stores: company memo

21 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Walmart Inc told staff on Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores, amid a growing crackdown on surging teenage use of such products, reports of vaping-related lung disease and some deaths. | Video

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

20 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday pledged to make the largest U.S. e-commerce company net carbon neutral by 2040 and to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up, as employees and consumers around the world plan protests to address climate change. | Video

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

20 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in. | Video

Walmart's earnings beat allays worry over tariff impact for now

16 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. retailer Walmart Inc reported strong second-quarter results and raised its earnings expectations for the year, temporarily sidestepping concerns around consumer demand in the wake of tariffs on imports from China. | Video

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

10 Aug 2019

Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but made no changes to its policy on selling firearms.

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