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Amazon To Pay Consumers For Their Shopping Data – Amazon News

Amazon has launched a new program to gain information about users’ purchasing activity beyond on its own website, a post from the eCommerce giant states, through monetary incentives.Named the Amazon Shopper Panel, it will pay users in exchange for the data and answering some short surveys.According to the company’s website, users can upload pictures of 10 paper receipts per month through the Amazon Shopper Panel app or by emailing them to receipts@panel.amazon.com.Participants will reportedly earn as much as $10 per month if they share data on receipts for purchases not made on Amazon. The money can go toward an Amazon balance or a charitable donation.The goal behind the program is to “help brands offer better products and make ads more relevant on Amazon,” the company writes.That data will be used anonymously, the company says.”Participation in the Amazon Shopper Panel is voluntary and panelists can stop using the app, sharing receipts,…

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Amazon employees can work remotely through June 2021 – Amazon News

The Amazon headquarters sits virtually empty on March 10, 2020 in downtown Seattle, Washington. In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Amazon recommended all employees in its Seattle office to work from home, leaving much of downtown nearly void of people.John Moore | Getty ImagesAmazon will allow employees who can work from home to do so through June 2021, CNBC confirmed Tuesday. “We continue to prioritize the health of our employees and follow local government guidance,” an Amazon spokesperson said in a statement. “Employees with work that can effectively be done from home can continue to do that work from home through June 30, 2021.” News of the extended work from home policy was first reported by Bloomberg. Amazon follows in the footsteps of several tech companies that have extended their work from home policies until at least early 2021, including Apple, Facebook and Uber. Twitter has allowed employees to work from home…

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Amazon will reportedly allow corporate employees to work from home through June 2021 – Amazon News

Josh Rivera, USA TODAY Published 9:00 p.m. ET Oct. 20, 2020 | Updated 9:08 p.m. ET Oct. 20, 2020CLOSE The world’s first trillionaire by 2026 could be Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, according to the company Comparisun, and Twitter is not happy. USA TODAYAmazon will reportedly let corporate employees work from home through June 2021 amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.“We continue to prioritize the health of our employees and follow local government guidance,” an Amazon spokeswoman said in an email to Bloomberg, which first reported the move. “Employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until June 30, 2021.”Amazon did not immediately respond to USA TODAY’s request for comment.The Seattle tech giant is not alone in the work-from-home move. Earlier this month, Microsoft unveiled plans to adopt a “hybrid workplace” environment where most roles to remain remote less than 50%…

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This wildly popular digital projector is a ridiculous $145 off at Amazon—snag it for just $85! – Amazon News

Yahoo Life is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change.Save 63 percent on the Yaber Y60 Portable Projector. (Photo: Amazon)We all miss going to the movies. That awesome chill when you step into a theater, the salty popcorn, the shared experience of joy, terror, sadness or adventure. We wish we could give that to you right now.But this year, we’ll have to settle for the next best thing (which, by the way, is pretty darn good): An easy way to create your own home theater and make some magic safely right on your own turf.Yabar Y60 Digital Projector. Right now, it’s on sale for just $85—yes, you read that correctly—at Amazon. Just $85 for endless hours of entertainment. This is a price drop of $145—the original…

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Hands-on with Amazon’s Luna game streaming service – Amazon News

Amazon’s Luna streaming service has arrived, with the company rolling out early access to a limited set of customers today. It’s starting with a library of 50 games and support for Mac, PC, Fire TV, and, in a first for a major streaming service, iOS devices — because Amazon has a web app that circumvents Apple’s controversial App Store rules. Luna starts at $5.99 a month. We’ve spent a couple of hours streaming games with Luna. Here’s what it’s like so far and how it compares to other streaming services out there like Microsoft xCloud and Google Stadia. Luna’s iOS web app. Performance The biggest question for Luna — like any cloud gaming service — is performance. For cloud gaming to work well, companies like Amazon need to rapidly deliver compressed video frames that respond to your button presses even if internet bandwidth dips and even if your house isn’t…

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Need some sleep? Amazon just slashed prices on gorgeous blackout curtains, today only – Amazon News

Yahoo Life is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change.View photosThese curtains add an elegant touch to any room. (Photo: Amazon)There’s nothing quite like spending more time at home to realize that there are certain spaces that need updating. And if you’re not sleeping as well as you’d like, it pays to take a hard look at the bedroom.Think: Blackout curtains! Amazon has gorgeous curtains on sale as part of its Deal of the Day—they’re nearly 40 percent off!Score these gorgeous curtains for up to 39 percent off. (Photo: Amazon)Shop it: Deconovo Blackout Curtains, $20 (was $30), amazon.com” data-reactid=”52″ type=”text”>Shop it: Deconovo Blackout Curtains, $20 (was $30), amazon.comThe Deconovo Blackout Curtains are available in 15 lengths and dimensions, so they’ll fit perfectly over any type of…

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You can currently take $10 off Cyberpunk 2077 a month before it comes out – Amazon News

Dealmaster — Dealmaster also has bargains on the latest Apple Watch, LG’s CX OLED TV, and more. Ars Staff – Oct 20, 2020 7:37 pm UTC Ars TechnicaToday’s Dealmaster is headlined by a $10 pre-order discount on Cyberpunk 2077, the latest open-world RPG from The Witcher developers CD Projekt Red. The deal applies to the PS4, Xbox One, and PC (via a GOG code) copies of the game, bringing them all down to $50. This deal has actually been live at Amazon and Walmart for much of the past several months—continuing a trend we’ve seen for various high-profile games recently—but given that we’re now less than a month from the game’s November 19 launch (when the price should jump back to the usual $60), we figured it’s worth highlighting for anyone who already plans on taking the plunge. Now, to be perfectly clear: we have no clue if Cyberpunk 2077 will be…

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Amazon and two other consumer discretionary stocks to watch after 2020 rally – Amazon News

Technology isn’t the only source of leadership for the markets this year.The consumer discretionary sector is the second-best performer in 2020. The XLY consumer discretionary ETF, led by Etsy and Amazon, has gained more than 20% over that stretch, fueled by a surge in online spending during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Ari Wald, head of technical analysis at Oppenheimer, told CNBC on Monday that the group should continue to lead the market higher into the end of the year.”In recent months we’ve seen leadership brought into very key sectors like consumer discretionary and industrials as well which we see signs of longer-term green shoots and cyclicality which we think should be support for the bull cycle and additional upside,” Wald said on “Trading Nation.”Wald measures consumer discretionary’s leadership by weighting high-momentum stocks against low- momentum ones. He says the number of high-momentum stocks has jumped in recent months driven by household…

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Amazon Stock at $3200: Buy, Sell, or Hold? – Amazon News

The stock has been on a tear this year. Is there still big upside left? Shares of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) have surged this year, reflecting consumers’ growing appetite for e-commerce amid the coronavirus pandemic. The stock is up a whopping 75% year to date, crushing the S&P 500’s 6% gain over this same time frame. With such a wild run-up, some investors may feel like they’ve missed their chance to get in on this growth stock. But have they? A close look at the e-commerce and cloud computing giant’s business suggests the company may still be in its early innings, despite already dominating online shopping. With so much potential for further business growth, is the stock still attractive today — even at about $3,200 per share? Image source: Getty Images. Soaring sales Investors had big expectations for Amazon’s second quarter. With many consumers sheltering at home and lots of businesses operating…

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After Amazon Split, FedEx Chases Bigger Cut Of Online’s Booming Returns Business – Amazon News

The delivery giant has partnered with upstart Happy Returns to accept box-free returns for participating retailers at 2,000 FedEx Office locations. Don & Melinda Crawford/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images FedEx is expanding its drop-off program for e-commerce returns ahead of a busy holiday season that many expect will produce a flood of returns in need of shipping. The delivery giant has partnered with startup Happy Returns to accept items from 150 participating retailers — including Rothy’s, Everlane, Untuckit, Revolve, Steve Madden and Draper James — at 2,000 FedEx Office locations. The arrangement, which starts at the end of October, offers instant refunds at drop off without the need for a box or packaging. Customers simply present a QR code on their smartphone after initiating a return online. “Amazon is training the American shopper that this is what returns are,” says Happy Returns cofounder and CEO David Sobie. “I…

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4 best things you can do with two Amazon Echos, or more – Amazon News

More speakers are better than one. Ry Crist/CNET You already use your Amazon Echo to listen to music and make calls, so why not amplify it with multiple Echo speakers? We’ll walk you through the four best things you can do with two or more Amazon Echo speakers. And if you’re undecided on a second Echo device you might want to buy, Amazon released several new products this year, including a new Echo Show 10, an Echo and Echo Dot with a new spherical design — plus some new Alexa features. Now playing: Watch this: Amazon’s newest Echo can follow you 4:46 Play music simultaneously across all devicesWith the Multi-Room Music feature in the Alexa app, you can play music across all your Echo speakers so that you can listen from any room with an Echo. For more like this Subscribe to the How To newsletter, receive notifications and see related…

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City permits $58 million Amazon.com project in North Jacksonville – Amazon News

The city issued a permit Oct. 19 for tenant build-out for Amazon.com’s new Imeson Park fulfillment center shell building at a cost of almost $58.1 million. Evans General Contractors LLC of Savannah, Georgia, is the contractor for that as well as for the almost 1.1 million-square-foot shell building the city approved Sept. 23 for almost $41.2 million. So far, online retailer Amazon.com Inc.’s new Imeson Park fulfillment center is at least a $106.1 million project. Building and related permits show the e-commerce facility will cost that amount and there likely will be further investment as conveyors and other equipment are installed. Seattle-based Amazon announced Sept. 2 that it will open a 500-job fulfillment center in fall 2021 at 10501 Cold Storage Road in the North Jacksonville industrial center. Construction plans call it a Softlines fulfillment center. Amazon said the center will pick, pack and ship small items, including apparel, accessories…

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