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Amazon's Alexa Officially Bilingual

(CNN) - Amazon says the virtual assistant's second language can now be accessed through its supported Echo and Alexa built-in devices. There's a brand new Spanish voice for Alexa, along with local knowledge and hundreds of skills, according to…

Amazon's Alexa Allows You To Make Campaign Donations

Ft. Pierce, FL (WPTV) - We're still over a year away from the presidential election, but Amazon is making it easier for you to donate now. Starting next month, users of the voice-controlled home assistant, Alexa, will be able…

Amazon To Hold Product Launch Event This Month

(CNN) - Amazon will hold a product launch event later this month in Seattle. Details of the event are being kept a secret. On September 25 Amazon could reveal new echo devices and other gadgets or services. At an…

Leo Dicaprio's Environmental Fund Pledges $5M To Amazon

(CNN) - Leonardo DiCaprio's new environmental fund is pledging $5 million to help save the Amazon rainforest from wildfires. The Leonardo DiCaprio foundation, founded 21 years ago, was folded into a new organization, Earth Alliance, last month. The Earth…

Amazon Passes Along Cost Of French Digital Tax

(CNN) - Amazon is passing off the cost of a new tax onto vendors. The French government recently imposed a three-percent tax on companies that provide digital services to users in France. Amazon claims it can't afford the tax…

Amazon Starts Program To Donate Unsold Merchandise

(CNN) - Amazon says it will start donating some of its unsold products instead of trashing them. The company says it will start donating the items that did not sell, or were returned. It will be done through a…

FedEx To End Relationship With Amazon

(CNN) - FedEx and Amazon are parting ways. Starting next month, it will no longer deliver Amazon orders to customers. The delivery company announced the change Wednesday. The move comes after FedEx dumped Amazon from its air cargo services…

Amazon Workers Planning Prime Day Strike

Nashville, TN (WKRN) - Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day. According to Bloomberg the 6 hour work stoppage will happen on July 15 at Shakopee, Minnesota. The workers want better pay and working conditions. But…

Amazon's DIY Tiny Homes

(CNN) - Some say "the bigger, the better." Clearly those folks haven't heard of the tiny house trend. Minimalistic living is on the rise and Amazon is jumping on board. The online retailer is selling tiny homes now. For…

Amazon Shutters Restaurant Delivery Service

Seattle, WA (KCPQ) - Amazon says it is getting out of the restaurant food delivery business. The company announced Tuesday it is shutting down 'Amazon Restaurants'. The online retailer launched the service in 2015 then expanded it to nearly…