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Amazon.com is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington.

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Is Amazon powered by 85% renewable energy?

In a video on the TED YouTube channel, Chris Roe, Amazon's director of energy and sustainable operations, makes a claim that Amazon is powered by 85% renewable energy. I suspect 85% is too optimistic ...
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Is Amazon copying sellers' items and then selling their own versions instead?

This meme is being shared on social media: Source is the Wall Street Journal: At its height about a decade ago, Pirate Trading LLC was selling more than $3.5 million a year of its Ravelli-brand ...
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Does Amazon use Oracle instead of AWS to run their business?

According to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison: Let me tell you an interesting fact, Amazon does not use AWS to run their business. Amazon runs their entire business on-top of Oracle, on-top of the Oracle ...
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Was Colin Kaepernick listed for sale on Amazon after the November 1st, 2015 loss?

The news cycle (here, here) has been reporting that Colin Kaepernick, (benched) quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, was listed for sale on Amazon after the 27-6 loss to the St. Louis Rams on ...
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Did Amazon remove copies of 1984 from Kindles?

I read on one of the Free Software Foundation's websites the following claim: This is not conspiracy -- we know this capability exists because Amazon has previously deleted copies of 1984 from ...
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