What slowdown? Amazon seeks to hire 33,000 people

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is on a hiring spree. In the latest sign of how it’s prospering while others are faltering during the pandemic, Amazon said Wednesday it is seeking to bring aboard 33,000 people for corporate and tech roles in the next few months. It’s the largest number of job openings it’s had […]

Amazon wins FAA approval to deliver packages by drone

NEW YORK (AP) — Getting an Amazon package delivered from the sky is closer to becoming a reality. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it had granted Amazon approval to deliver packages by drones. Amazon said that the approval is an “important step,” but added that it is still testing and flying the drones. It […]

4 Big Tech CEOs take congressional heat on competition

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off accusations of stifling competition, four Big Tech CEOs — Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple — are answering for their companies’ practices before Congress as a House panel caps its yearlong investigation of market dominance in the industry. The powerful CEOs sought to […]

BREAKING NEWS! Amazon’s warehouse employees on Ella Boulevard suffer third Chinese virus case, bitterly complain to company to no avail

BREAKING NEWS! Amazon’s warehouse employees on Ella Boulevard suffer third Chinese virus case, bitterly complain to company to no avail

Image: Amazon’s warehouse and offices at 10550 Ella Boulevard in Houston. BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Houston, March 31 – The Golden Hammer received an anonymous tip this morning that, despite press reports of two positive test results for Chinese coronavirus among Amazon warehouse employees at its 10550 Ella Boulevard, Houston, location, in fact there […]

“EXPLETIVE Amazon” appears on Amazon package, reveals employee dissatisfaction with largest company over Chinese Coronavirus response

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Humble, March 30 – Amazon may be the second largest company in the world in market capitalization and the third largest company in the world in revenue, but the giant online retailer appears to be first in employee dissatisfaction. A package delivered to a home in Conroe yesterday had […]

Amazon appeals $10B Pentagon contract won by Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the process. Amazon’s competitive bid for the “war cloud” project drew criticism from President Donald Trump and its business rivals. The project, formally called the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, pitted […]

FBI: Delivery drivers involved in Amazon theft ring

SEATTLE (AP) — The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment: They were supposed to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for shipping, or sometimes drive to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to pick up items that were being returned to the company. Instead, the FBI said […]

Amazon to employees: We’ll pay you to quit and haul packages

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to one for its Prime […]

Warren says tech giants have ‘too much power,’ need breakup

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday rolled out a proposal to break up the biggest U.S. technology companies, saying they have too much control over the economy and Americans’ lives. In her pitch to rein in the influence of tech giants, the Massachusetts senator envisions legislation targeting companies with annual […]